Features

  • Edge of Herstmonceux village
  • Detached period house
  • Extensive equestrian facilities
  • Outbuildings
  • Woodland and Pasture
  • About 10.55 acres

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A handsome period house of mixed ages (not Listed) together with extensive equestrian facilities, including range of outbuildings/stabling, groom's quarters, outdoor arena, woodland and paddocks - in all about 10.55 acres. EPC F.

Lower Stunts Green Farm is a handsome detached period house of mixed ages (not Listed). The elevations are brick, colour-washed, beneath a tiled roof. There are good ceiling heights throughout, oil-fired central heating, and oak-framed sealed unit double glazed windows.

The main features are:
Front door to entrance area opening through to the sitting room, which has a wide inglenook fireplace and wood burner, and a timbered ceiling.
From the sitting room, a door opens through to an excellent oak-framed garden room with vaulted ceiling, slate floor and door to a private area of garden with a paved terrace.
The dining room has a period brick and stone fireplace and has a timbered ceiling. There are steps down to a Wine Cellar. There is a study with fitted cupboard and a cloak/shower room with basin, WC and shower cubicle.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted units comprising sink, wooden work surfaces, plumbing for dishwasher, shelved cupboard, tiled floor, oil-fired two-oven Aga. The utility room has a stainless steel sink, work surface, plumbing for white goods, door to the garden and oil-fired central heating boiler.
The first floor has a landing; bedroom 1 has a period fireplace, double aspect, three wardrobe cupboards and an en suite bathroom with bath, basin, WC and separate shower cubicle.
There are two further bedrooms, one with a cupboard and period fireplace and the other with an en suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom with a bath having a shower attachment, basin and WC.
The second floor has a staircase to a central sitting area with two further bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom.

GROOM'S COTTAGE
This is a detached, single storey building of part flint and weather-boarded beneath a pitch tiled roof, comprising kitchen/sitting room; bedroom; bathroom and a further unconverted room.

OUTSIDE
Lower Stunts Green Farm is approached from the road via an in and out driveway, one of the gates being electric. There is a parking area for horse lorries which in turn leads in to a further parking area for cars. The gardens are principally laid to lawn with a charming more formal area adjoining the garden room, which has a paved terrace, ideal for outside dining and entertaining, raised flower borders with brick retaining walls, an arbour with vine, and a small orchard.
Adjacent to the house is a timber and tile garden store, and a glasshouse.
FARM/EQUESTRIAN COMPLEX
There is a comprehensive selection of facilities which include a portal-framed barn comprising five large purpose-built loose boxes plus an adjoining internal area for wash down, rugs, washing machine, storage and two further loose boxes.
Adjoining is a brick, part weather-boarded and tiled single storey building comprising a tack room with sink, staff room with a staircase leading up to a large storage room.
In addition, there is a U-shaped stable block providing eight further loose boxes , with tack room, and concreted post and rail enclosed yard to the front.
There is a useful turnout pen, and a steel-framed hay store. In addition, there is garaging with WC and a further brick outbuilding.
There is a superb manège 60 x 25m by Charles Britton, recently resurfaced by Bill Kear with all-weather sand and fibre and newly enclosed by timber post and rail with kick boards.
The driveway continues past the manège down to a 4-bay portal-framed barn, one bay is a fully lockable store.
The land lies on a gentle south facing slope and is divided into five paddocks, together with an area of woodland.
The gardens and grounds extend in all to about 10.55 acres.

 

Last Modified 22/11/2019

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