A spectacular contemporary farmhouse set within 32.3 acres of pasture and woodland.
Little Foxes Farm. Five Ashes, Mayfield. TN20 6LL
Guide Price - £2,600,000
DESCRIPTION Little Foxes Farm is set off a country lane within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in a rural but not isolated location.
THE FARMHOUSEThe farmhouse was designed and built in 2012, incorporating a combination of traditional Wealden vernacular architecture with brick, tile hung, and weatherboard elevations, beneath a tiled roof, and contemporary environmental technology including: Villavent heat recovery system, Warmcell insulation and solar thermal panels.
The accommodation, which is arranged over three floors, benefits from underfloor heating on the ground and first floors, traditional radiators on the second floor and handmade sash and casement windows throughout.
The accommodation briefly comprises:
GROUND FLOORReception Hall (17'7" x 13'6") marble tiled floor, cloakroom, storage cupboard, oak staircase leading to first and second floors.
Drawing Room (24'9"x 20'5") triple aspect, wood burning stove set into fireplace with bressumer beam above. French doors leading to terrace.
Sitting Room (17'4" x 14'4") double aspect, wood burning stove set into fireplace, with alcove to each side.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (31'10" x 25'6") bespoke fitted kitchen units with granite work surfaces and inset Everhot cooker. Walk-in pantry. The breakfast area benefits from both French and bi-folding doors to rear terrace.
Dining Room (14'9"x 13' 6") French doors leading to rear terrace.
Utility Room (12'4" x 10'11") double aspect, built in work units with inset Belfast sink, plumbing and space for washing machine, door to garden.
Boot Room (9'2"x 8'4") with Shower Room off and door to outside.
Store Room (8'7" x 6'8")
Study (14'1" x 12'8") triple aspect with French doors to rear terrace.
FIRST FLOOR Oak balustrade stairs lead from the reception hall to the first floor Landing with linen cupboard and doors to:
Master Bedroom (22'4"x 15'11") triple aspect, balcony, two walk-in wardrobes, en- suite bathroom with panelled bath, two pedestal wash basins, shower, W.C
Bedroom 2 (15'11"x 14'9") walk-in wardrobe, en-suite with shower, pedestal wash basin, W.C
Bedroom 3 (15'x 11'7") double aspect, en-suite with shower, pedestal wash basin, W.C and hanging cupboard.
Bedroom 4 (14'4"x 10'3") double aspect, airing cupboard, en-suite with shower, pedestal wash basin, W.C
Bedroom 5 (17'5" x 16'9") double aspect.
Bedroom 6 (19'1"x 14'4") double aspect
Bedroom 7 (22'7" x 9'9") two Velux windows
Family Bathroom panelled bath with wall mounted shower unit and screen, pedestal wash basin, WC.
GARDEN Accessed via electrically operated wooden gates, the driveway culminates in a large turning and parking area with an adjacent timber framed garage building incorporating a twin bay open carport (19'5"x19''), fully enclosed garage (19'2"x9'9") and storage room above (28'10"x19'2").
The formal gardens, incorporate elegant sweeping lawns, a kitchen garden, a greenhouse, two ponds and several planted herbaceous borders, together with a splendid variety of shrubs and trees. A swimming pool with air source heating, Hypocell salt cleansing system and adjacent pool house complement the enclosed tennis court. The gardens also benefit from a rainwater harvesting system.
THE LANDThe ring fenced parcel of land at Little Foxes Farm includes approximately twenty acres of ancient woodland with cleared rides, and a spectacular carpet of bluebells in the spring. The adjoining pasture field extends to just under eight acres and benefits from a fully enclosed agricultural barn on the eastern boundary.
The property extends in all to about 32 acres