orchard lea, old lane, st. johns, crowborough, east sussex, tn6 1rx ...


orchard lea, old lane, st. johns, crowborough, east sussex, tn6 1rx ...






An outstanding detached pre-war family house built by the local renowned builders

Connor Bros. and situated in the favoured Warren area within walking distance

of the famous Ashdown Forest and Crowborough town centre

5 bedrooms, en suite bathroom, 2 further en suite shower rooms, family shower room, enclosed

entrance porch, entrance hall, split level landing, large cloakroom, fine drawing room, dining room,

sitting room, breakfast room, fitted kitchen with gas fired Aga, superb vaulted conservatory, utility

room, substantial detached double garage, large parking area, lovely private mature gardens.

The whole plot extending to just over half an acre

VIEWING: By strict appointment w ith owner’s agents Wood & Pilcher

Crowborough, The Cross,

Crowborough, Ea st Sussex, TN6 1AL

Tel: 01892 665666- Fax: 01892 668960



SITUATION: The property is situated in a prominent corner position w ithin large almost totally private

gardens and gives easy access to the famous Ashdown Forest and Crowborough town centre w ith its good

shopping facilities. The town also provides a w ide range of junior and senior schooling, the favoured St

John's Primary School w ithin walking distance and there is main line rail service at nearby Jarvis Brook

with service of trains to London in about one hour. The larger spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells w ith its

more comprehensive facilities is approximately 8 miles distance whilst the coast at both Brighton and

Eastbourne can be reached well w ithin one hour's drive. Gatwick London airport is approximately 40

minutes by road.

DESCRIPTION: Orchard Lea is a truly outstanding detached family house built by the local renowned

builders Connor Bros. during the 1920's and providing exceptionally spacious family accommodation. The

property benefits from a fine drawing room w ith Inglenook style fireplace, a superb vaulted hardwood

conservatory on the south side of the property together with a well fitted kitchen with a gas fired Aga. The

gardens are also a great feature of the property and enjoy almost total privacy, well planted w ith mature

shrubs and trees. We would strongly recommend an inspection of this quality detached property rarely

available in this location and providing the follow ing accommodation



ENTRANCE HALL w ith 2 radiators, deep built in store cupboard

Large CLOAKROOM with low flush wc suite, vanity unit with wash basin and cupboards under and to side,

radiator, floor mounted boiler.

DINING ROOM w ith brick fireplace incorporating gas coal-effect fire (currently not connected), radiator,

attractive outlook over gardens

SITTING ROOM w ith fine double aspect views over garden, fireplace having marble hearth and inset

incorporating gas coal-effect fire, 2 radiators, glazed door to garden.

Short flight of stairs from entrance hall to small HALL w ith radiator, deep understairs cupboard

Fine DRAWING ROOM w ith feature Inglenook-style fireplace incorporating gas burning stove with brick

hearth and oak surround, half oak panelled w alls, 3 radiators, triple aspect outlook and French style doors

to garden

BREAKFAST ROOM w ith radiator, tiled flooring, low voltage lighting, opening into

Superb vaulted hardwood CONSERVATORY w ith attractive views over garden, 3 radiators, hardwood

flooring, hot tub (at present not in working order), two sets of double doors to garden

Opening from breakfast room into

Well fitted KITCHEN w ith gas Aga cooker, double bowl stainless steel sink unit, cupboards under,

integrated dishwasher, excellent range of work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, fitted range of

wall cupboards, glazed dresser with drawers under, tiled flooring, built in electric oven unit for

supplementary cooking use, part tiled walls, central island unit with work surface, cupboard and shelving

under, overhead lighting. Door to

UTILITY ROOM w ith single drainer stainless steel sink unit, cupboards and drawers under, range of work

surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, tiled flooring, wall cupboards, storage cupboards to one wall,

recently fitted gas fired condensing boiler for heating and domestic hot water, radiator, plumbing for

washing machine, low voltage lighting, stable-type door to garden


HALF LANDING w ith radiator

MASTER BEDROOM w ith extensive fitted wardrobes to one wall, radiator, walk-in closet w ith electric light,

attractive outlook over gardens

EN SUITE BATHROOM w ith panelled bath, vanitory unit w ith wash basin w ith wood surround and base,

low flush wc suite, bidet, tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and floor, radiator, low

voltage lighting, extractor

MAIN LANDING w ith built in cupboard housing hot water cylinder, radiator, access via loft ladder to large

mainly boarded and insulated roof space

BEDROOM 2 w ith triple aspect outlook with views over garden, 2 radiators

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM w ith tiled shower cubicle, low flush wc suite, wash basin, tiled flooring,


BEDROOM 3 w ith brick fireplace, built in double w ardrobe, radiator, double aspect outlook w ith views over


EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM w ith tiled shower cubicle, low flush wc suite, wash basin, radiator, fully tiled

walls, extractor

BEDROOM 4 w ith built in double w ardrobe, sealed fireplace, radiator, views over garden

BEDROOM 5 w ith sealed fireplace, radiator

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM w ith large walk-in shower cubicle, tiled walls and glass splash back screen,

pedestal basin, low flush wc suite, radiator, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, radiator, built in linen cupboard

with further jacketed copper hot water cylinder, low voltage lighting, extractor

OUTSIDE Electrically operated double wrought iron gates <strong>leastrong>ding to large tarmacadamed parking area.

Substantial DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE w ith 2 automatic roll over doors, sink unit, electric connected.

Useful outbuilding at present used as a pottery with power connected. There are lovely private mature

gardens surrounding the property laid to sweeping lawned areas, extensively stocked borders of

numerous plants, shrubs and mature trees. 2 areas of terracing. Terracing to the south side of the

property with extensive rockery and attractive stone pathways. Barbecue area. Well stocked raised flower

beds, potting shed. The gardens are a fine feature of the property being partly walled and extremely

private. The whole plot extending to just over half an acre

DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Crowborough continue away from the town along London Road and turn

immediately left into St John's Road taking the 3rd turning on the left hand side into Old Lane and the

property will be found almost immediately on the left hand side

EPC Rating: D

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Wood & Pilcher, th eir cli ents and any joint agents give Notice that they have no authority to make or give any represent ations or wa rranties in rel ation to the P roperty. Any statements on which a Purchas er wishes to rely must be checked through their Solicitors or Conv eyanc ers. Th ese

Particula rs do not form part of any offe r or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or rep res entations of fa ct. Any areas, measu re ments or di mensions are approximate and must be indep endently verifi ed. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily co mpreh ensive. It should not be

assumed that the Property has necessary Planning, Building Regulation or other Consents. We have not tested any appliances, services, facilities or equipment and Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to thei r adequacy and condition. We have not investigated Title, or the existence of any Covenants or other legal matters which may

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