The Spinney, Little London, Heathfield, East Sussex

House 10 Bedroom 7 Bathroom § Garage 10,278 ft2

The Spinney, Little London, Heathfield, East Sussex

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Main House:
Oak Panelled Entrance Hall, 4 Fine Reception Rooms, Cloakroom, Superb Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, 2 Lovely Amdega Conservatory/Sitting Rooms.
Main Suite: Bedroom 1 with Balcony, Bathroom 1, Dressing Room and Nursery/Linen Room. 8 Further Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms including 2 Guest Suites.
Courtyard Complex: Attractive 2 Bedroomed Cottage, Workroom/Staffroom, 3 Stables/Storerooms, 3 Bay Garage Block with Loft Room Above. Gross Internal Floor Area: About 10,278 sq. ft./954.8 sq. m. (includes Cottage and Garage Block) Superb Landscaped and Secluded Gardens and Grounds with Beautiful Long Drive Approach Flanked by 2 Lakes, Stream, Woodland. Manicured Formal Gardens, Vegetable Garden and Heated Swimming Pool.

AMENITIES In an elevated secluded position protected by its own wonderful gardens and grounds, the picturesque village of Waldron is about one mile away and has an inn and church. The market town of Heath eld with a good range of shops is about 21⁄2 miles. Stonegate station (Charing Cross/Cannon Street) is about 8 miles and Tunbridge Wells with its excellent shopping facilities, mainline station and a wide variety of schools is about 15 miles. The coast at Eastbourne is about 16 miles. The surrounding countryside offers many recreational facilities including golf courses within easy reach and sailing at Bewl Water. There are numerous state and private schools within easy reach including May eld School for Girls, May eld primary school, Skippers Hill preparatory school, Vinehall, Robertsbridge as well as schools at Tunbridge Wells, Wadhurst and Tonbridge.
DESCRIPTION The Spinney is a quite exceptional late Victorian country house offering every refinement and comfort. The present owners completely renovated the property some 10 years ago to exceptionally high standards and maintenance has continued over the years. The rooms are fitted to breathtaking standards and the whole house has a very luxurious character. Plumbing and wiring has been overhauled, there is a comprehensive central heating system, double glazed windows and low voltage lighting throughout. Attention to detail is everywhere including wonderful bathrooms with high quality fittings, superb decorations with expensive wallpapers. There are attractive floors and some lovely oak panelled doors. The whole house provides a magnificent entertaining space with well proportioned rooms and high ceilings and the reception areas are further enhanced by two Amdega conservatory sitting rooms and a superb kitchen/breakfast room. Externally, the elevations are of mellowed brick with tile hanging under a tiled roof with the Lodge Cottage and outbuildings constructed in similar style. An internal inspection is highly recommended in order to appreciate the many features of this beautiful country house.

ACCOMMODATION Wide stone flagged steps with stone balustrading lead up to a broad entrance Porch and then into a lovely oak panelled HALL with a decorative carved replace and a fine oak staircase. The DOUBLE DRAWING ROOM is a superb entertaining room with two sets of double doors to a stone terrace and a bay window with another door to the terrace. Stone replace. INNER HALL with STUDY/SITTING ROOM, oak floor and two double doors to rear terrace. CLOAKROOM, luxuriously wallpapered with marble topped vanity unit, drawers and cupboards under, WC. DINING ROOM with half oak panelled walls, stone and oak replace and two sets of oak doors back to the entrance hall. Rear staircase. MAGNIFICENT KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM superbly equipped and fitted with Travertine floor, large central granite top and island unit with drawers and cupboards under, twin floor to ceiling dresser units with black granite worktops, drawers and cupboards under. Twin deep china sinks with matching granite drainers and worktop with drawers and cupboards under and two dishwashers. Large stone effect floor to ceiling chimney piece with recessed Britannia double oven, 6-burner gas hob, granite tops, drawers and cupboards under, extractor and low voltage lights. Two separate floor to ceiling storage units with cornice work, Miele electric oven and Miele convection microwave oven, Whirlpool American fridge/freezer and storage cupboards. AMDEGA CONSERVATORY/ SITTING ROOM with Travertine floor and doors to terrace. Rear hall. Attractively fitted SITTING ROOM with stone replace and doors back to the conservatory. UTILITY ROOM with granite worktop, space for appliances, twin china sink unit in granite top, cupboards under. 2ND AMDEGA CONSERVATORY/SITTING ROOM with Gothic style windows and storage/ boot cupboard. Boiler for central heating. FIRST FLOOR: A fine oak staircase leads up to a part galleried landing with part oak panelled walls. THE MASTER STUITE has a balcony, dressing room area, 5 double wardrobe cupboards and a wardrobe storage cupboard. Luxuriously fitted en suite BATHROOM 1, marble vanity unit with twin basins, central bath, shower and WC. NURSERY/LINEN ROOM. Hallway with utility room, fitted units and boiler for first floor hot water. Opposite are BEDROOM 2 and BATHROOM 2 and a cupboard with high capacity hot water tank and immersion heater. Beyond BEDROOM 3 is the GUEST SUITE OF BEDROOM 4 and BATHROOM 3 and a further GUEST SUITE OF BEDROOM 5 and BATHROOM 4, again beautifully fitted. SECOND FLOOR: Here there is further accommodation ideal for guests or children. BEDROOMS 6 and 7 flank a SITTING ROOM and off the landing is BATHROOM 5. An inner landing gives access to BATHROOM 6 again beautifully fitted with an excellent shower and beyond are BEDROOMS 8 and 9. COTTAGE AND COURTYARD: Here there is an attractively modernised COTTAGE with SITTING ROOM and KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM and on the first floor 2 BEDROOMS and a BATHROOM. THE COACH HOUSE STABLE BLOCK includes a workroom/staffroom, 3 former stables now used for storage and machinery and attached is a GOOD GARAGE BLOCK FOR 3 CARS with a loft room above.

08.04.2011 Property launched to market with a guide price of £3,350,000

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