Discover Henley Down Farm, a Grade II listed Wealden Hall house built in the 1500’s and nestled in a semi-rural location. Spanning approximately 0.8 acres, this architectural gem beckons with its rich history. Guide Price £900,000 - £930,000
Henley Down Farm stands as a testament to architectural elegance, featuring brick and half tile hung elevations. With oil-fired central heating and secondary double glazing, its location enhances its appeal. Notably, the property has planning permissions for both its restoration and an annexe, offering versatility and additional living space opportunities, should you wish to pursue them.
Upon entering, you are welcomed by a hallway with a tiled floor leading into the sitting room. Here, an original inglenook fireplace with a large log burner, coupled with a timbered ceiling and wooden floor, offers warmth and character. The sunroom, adjacent to this space, has planning permissions for extension, offering potential for a more spacious relaxation or entertainment zone.
The double aspect dining room and study is complemented by another inglenook fireplace, wood burner, and an oak floor. The kitchen/breakfast room, efficiently designed, includes a glazed sink, wooden countertops, an old pine dresser with plate rack, and an adjoining utility room and wine cellar.
The oak staircase leads to the first floor, where the main bedroom presents with built-in wardrobes, storage within the eaves, and a part-vaulted ceiling. The second bedroom is a spacious double with ample natural light, while the third bedroom is also a comfortable double. A family bathroom serves these rooms. The second floor introduces two more bedrooms with velux windows and a supplementary bathroom
A southerly facing aspect provides sun throughout the day, whilst a north-west facing courtyard offers a calm outdoor space and afternoon sunshine. The gravel driveway offers considerable parking, guiding to a large garage. An exciting aspect outside is the approved planning permission for a one-bedroom annexe: a self-contained unit boasting unique features, ideal for guests or housing family members. The encompassing garden with a swimming pool and mature plantings ensures a serene outdoor environment.
Henley Down strikes a harmonious balance between the tranquillity of semi-rural living and the convenience of modern amenities. Nestled amidst picturesque landscapes, its charm is undeniable. Yet, what adds to its appeal is the accessibility to a host of necessary services. Those looking to commute or explore will find Battle and Crowhurst stations within easy reach, ensuring connectivity to larger urban hubs with London Bridge just over an hour away. Families in the area benefit from a range of educational options; nearby primary and secondary state schools such as Catsfield, Battle and Ninfield primary’s. With Claverham Community College in Battle and a mixture of schools in Bexhill. Private schools include Battle Abbey, Claremont.. All these schools provide diverse educational environments for children of all ages. With shops, recreational areas, and dining options also close by, Henley Down truly offers an enviable lifestyle, blending rural relaxation with essential urban conveniences.