SET WITHIN STUNNING GROUNDS OF APPROXIMATELY SEVEN ACRES - Akehurst is a CHAIN FREE, charming, detached country house believed to date back to the middle of the 14th Century, approached via a long private driveway, flanked by Rhododendrons and mature trees. The grounds, which can be viewed from all aspects of the property, are a real haven for wildlife, including deer, foxes and an abundance of birds and offer formal garden areas, woodlands, a large kitchen garden and a spacious patio area. Akehurst, which is not listed, is part timber-framed and offers a wealth of character features including exposed beams and an impressive Inglenook fireplace in the living room. EPC = F

Solid oak part-glazed front door to:


With tiled floor, exposed beams, shelved under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, cupboards housing electric meter and fuse boards, further large built-in storage cupboard with hanging and shelving space, windows to side.


Suite comprising low level W.C, washbasin, radiator, window to front, electric wall heater.

KITCHEN 7.09m x 3.33m max (23'03 x 10'11 max)

Fitted with a range of wooden cupboards and drawers, tiled work surfaces, built-in Neff oven, integral fridge, double sink unit with mixer tap, dishwasher, freestanding cooker, built-in gas hob, double aspect room with windows to side and front, two radiators, exposed beams and brickwork, walk-in larder with shelving, fridge/freezer and window to rear, deep under stairs cupboard (also accessed from the living room), doorway through to utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer, shelving, cupboard, Worcester Bosh boiler (Calor Gas), door to garden.

LIVING ROOM 8.13m max x 6.25m narrowing to 3.10m (26'8 max x

Triple aspect room with windows to side and rear, impressive inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, two radiators.

Archway through to: Annexe area

SITTING ROOM 3.20m x 3.73m (10'06 x 12'03 )

UPVC double-glazed doors to garden terrace, shelving, door to:


Radiator, door to garden.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 3.96m x 2.29m max (13' x 7'06 max)

Double aspect room with windows to side and rear, radiator, built-in cupboards.


Suite comprising vanity washbasin with cupboards below, low level W.C, corner shower unit, radiator, window to rear.

From the entrance hall, stairs rise to first floor landing with deep window sill, radiator, window to side, exposed beams, large walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and window to side. Hatch to large loft storage area with built-in pull-down stepladder.



DRESSING ROOM 3.61m x 2.41m (11'10 x 7'11 )

Fitted with a range of built-in cupboards and drawers, vanity washbasin with cupboards below, window to side, radiator, exposed beams, door to:

MASTER BEDROOM 5.26m narrowing to 4.27m x 3.73m (17'03 narrowing

Double aspect room with windows to side and rear, radiator.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 3.00m x 3.63m approx (9'10 x 11'11 approx)

Suite comprising low level W.C, bidet, washbasin, jacuzzi style bath, shower cubicle, built-in cupboards and drawers, radiator, two windows to side.

BEDROOM TWO 4.55m x 3.02m plus door recess (14'11 x 9'10 plu

Double aspect room with windows to side and rear, radiator, fitted with a range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, exposed beams.

BEDROOM THREE 3.51m x 3.23m max (11'06 x 10'07 max)

Radiator, window to side, built-in cupboards and shelving.


Suite comprising, washbasin, low level W.C, bath, window to front, radiator.


The property is approached via a large private driveway, flanked by mature trees and Rhododendrons, leading to a spacious turning and parking area and a double garage. The grounds are a particular feature of this property and cover an area of approximately seven acres, to include formal gardens, woodlands, a spacious kitchen garden with greenhouse and a large brick patio area enjoying views over the grounds and beyond. There is a wide variety of mature trees, Rhododendrons, flowers and evergreens, as well a number of timber storage sheds. Please note: There is a public footpath that is set back from the house, which runs through part of the grounds and is currently used intermittently.


This property is currently rated by Wealden District Council at Band 'G'.


NB. For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars & floor plans as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances & specific fittings. All measurements are approximate and into bays, alcoves and occasional window spaces where appropriate. Room sizes cannot be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.

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