Tag Archive for: East Sussex

Converted Chapel for Sale: Mayfield, East Sussex

06 Dec
December 6, 2012

This 2 bedroom converted chapel for sale in Mayfield, East Sussex has been done to the highest standards whilst sympathetically retaining period features and fixtures. I think you’ll agree that this is a stunning property.

Description

The Chapel – Glorious Grade II Listed chapel magnificently restored to form a unique 2 bedroom home and centrepiece to this prestigious development.

Location

Mayfield Grange is situated in an idyllic position nestled close to the historic village of Mayfield and approx 7 miles from the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Further Information

The Chapel formed an integral part of the original Mayfield College, designed by the renowned architect Edward Pugin, a specialist in the design and construction of ornate ecclesiastical buildings.

Today, The Chapel is a magnificent centrepiece to the Mayfield Grange development with the clear retention and restoration of many original features, including the gold patterned ceiling, the glorious stained glass windows and the stone carvings.

Complemented by a stylish kitchen with a selection of integrated appliances, beautiful wood flooring and a stunning spiral staircase leading to the mezzanine floor and the master suite, the Chapel is a sophisticated and unique home.
The Chapel faces out onto the restored cricket pitch with countryside views to the south beyond.

Price

So, the price.
Well it’s on the market with an asking price of £795,000 and the property is a leasehold.
I couldn’t find details about how long the lease is, but further details/photos are available on the estate agent’s website.

Barn for Conversion for Sale: Guestling, East Sussex

31 Oct
October 31, 2012

It’s been a little while since I posted a property for renovation and came across this example whilst on my travels.

It’s an opportunity to acquire a detached grade ii listed barn with an oak framed interior and planning consent for conversion to residential use occupying a commanding hill top position in 3 acres with outstanding views across undulating countryside in the brede valley. Plus, it has further land available if desired.
Proposed Accommodation:

Barn: Double Height Hall, Cloak/Shower Room, Living Room, Dining Room, Study, Family Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Bedroom 4 & En Suite Shower Room, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Two Further First Floor Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.

Annexe: Lobby | Shower | Ancillary Accommodation/ Home Office |

Outside: Triple Garage | 3 Acres | Further Land by Separate Negotiation

The property is set back from a minor lane lane and is located in a commanding, elevated position with far reaching, widespread rural views in a180° arc across open countryside in the Brede Valley and a nature reserve. Within approximately one mile is Guestling Green hamlet with primary school. In the village of Pett there is a church, public house and convenience store.

Asking Price Of £475,000
Further information available here.

Converted Windmill for Sale: Hailsham, East Sussex

21 Aug
August 21, 2012

A Grade II Listed converted windmill for sale on the edge of the town with detached studio, landscaped garden and far reaching views from the top floor.

Location. In a residential location on the outskirts of Hailsham with excellent access to local amenities. The Town Centre is about 1 mile and has a comprehensive range of shops with two supermarkets, cinema and a leisure centre with swimming pool.

Description. Harebeating Mill is a stylish and contemporary 3 bedroom Grade II Listed former windmill, converted in 2006 and which now forms a comfortable and modern family home. The elevations are brick, part weather boarded beneath copper and lead roofs.The accommodation is arranged principally over the ground floor with a entrance/dining hall which is in the roundel and has exposed oak timbers. The open plan kitchen/family room has a vaulted ceiling and bi-folding doors into the sheltered garden. There are also 2 bedrooms on the ground floor, one of which has an en suite shower room, and a family bathroom.

A spiral staircase leads from the dining hall up to the first floor where there is a further bedroom and a separate bathroom. The staircase then continues to the top floor sitting room which has full height windows with views over the surrounding countryside.

Outside. Harebeating Mill is approached from a private no through road via a wooden five bar gate. There is a gravel drive approach with parking/turning area for several cars.

The garden, which is principally laid to lawn, forms a maintained setting and is fence enclosed. To the front there are areas of lawn whilst to the rear there is a sheltered sitting out area with hot tub, to which doors also lead from the master
bedroom.

The windmill has a guide price of £550,000-570,000 and further details can be found here.

Oast House for sale: Etchingham, East Sussex

01 Aug
August 1, 2012

Detached oast house for sale in East Sussex. With single kiln offering great character and charm including exposed beams, exposed brick chimney breast and a vaulted ceilings. The property has the benefit of gas fired central heating by radiators and double glazed windows. An internal inspection is thoroughly recommended to fully appreciate Lodge Farm Oast. Entrance hall with exposed timbering, two understairs storage cupboards tiled floor and solid wood latch and brace door to the roundel living room, french double opening doors to one side, together with a full height window, exposed brick fireplace with gas effect log burning stove and bressumer beam over.

The property is approached over a driveway leading to double farm style wooden gates to a extensive parking area for multiple vehicles. The gardens lie to the side and rear of the property with a small area of lawn. The owners currently rent a further section of garden.

Guide Price £280,000 with further details available here.

For Sale: Modern Contemporary House – East Sussex

20 Jul
July 20, 2012

An individual modern contemporary house set in rural countryside with mature gardens and grounds extending to approximately 3 acres. This house enjoys far reaching views across the undulating Tillingham Valley and with it being set well back off a quiet country lane surrounded by woodland you can enjoy the views in peace. There are polished concrete floors with underfloor heating throughout. Much of the internal timber and galvanised steel finishing has been left deliberately unfinished. Floor-to-ceiling glazing, skylights and large windows bring in plenty of light and give views of the surrounding gardens and woodland.

While this may sound and is idyllic it will certainly set you back a few pennies. It was on the market for £2m but you’ll be relieved to know this modern contemporary house could be yours for only £1,950,000. It does come with a swimming pool, hot tub, studio building, Airstream caravan and an American paddle tennis court (No, I had no idea what it was either until I googled it).

It has appeared in the following magazines:

American Architecture magazine DWELL.
The Sunday Times STYLE supplement.
The Independent magazine.
Coast Magazine.

The house will be listed as one of the most architecturally important houses in the country in the next issue of PEVSNER which is printed every 50 years and will be filmed for the new TV series “Inspiring Homes”.

 

Further details to be found here.

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