View Homes are delighted to bring to the market this characterful ‘Connors Build’ detached three bed home in the sought-after road of Hurtis Hill, leading into the town of Crowborough.
Built in 1931 by the highly regarded Connor Brothers, Brook Cottage is characteristically constructed to a very high standard and sits in an attractive plot of approximately a third of an acre.
Downstairs the property benefits from a separate living room and dining room. The living room has a working open fireplace with feature surround and hand-painted tiles. The dining room has been extended into a large conservatory, opening out to a raised patio deck overlooking the garden. In addition, there is a well-fitted kitchen/diner and a good-sized entrance hall and downstairs WC.
Upstairs there is master bedroom with original fireplace and fitted wardrobe. In addition, there is a further double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, and a third bedroom which in turn gives access to a loft room, currently used an art studio. There is also a family a bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle, plus a separate WC.
Outside the south-facing rear garden is a particular feature of the property. Overlooking the eponymous babbling brook to the rear, the mature back garden is landscaped to benefit from an ornamental pond and stone-laid sun terrace. There is also a brick-built storage building with power, and to the side/front of the property there is a further garden with vegetable patch and green house.
To the front there is a garage and driveway with off-street parking for up to five vehicles.
It is considered that Brook Cottage could be extended or developed in several ways, subject to the necessary planning consents.
Brook Cottage is located on Hurtis Hill on the outskirts of the popular East Sussex town of Crowborough. Noted for, amongst other things, being the highest town in East Sussex, Crowborough sits on the edge of the Ashdown Forest in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Local amenities include tennis, rugby and football clubs, as well as the renowned Crowborough Beacon Golf Club (a five-minute walk away), which is situated on the ancient heathland of Crowborough Common. The town boasts several supermarkets including a Waitrose and a Lidl. There are six primary schools and a local secondary school. For commuters, there is a regular mainline railway service to London Bridge, taking about an hour.
Entrance Hall – 6’0” x 16’0” max (1.83m x 4.88m max)
Wood door to front, window to side, understairs cupboard, radiator
Cloakroom WC – 3’0” x 4’7” (0.91m x 1.40m)
Window to side, WC, wash hand basin
Lounge – 14’5” x 12’1” (4.38m x 3.67m)
Windows to front and side, multiple electrical sockets, television point, open fireplace, picture rails, radiator
Dining Area – 12’4” x 14’2” (3.76m x 4.32m)
Windows to side, multiple electrical sockets, fireplace with back boiler, radiator
Sunroom 13’8” x 8’8” (4.17m x 2.65m)
Windows to rear and side, doors leading out to the decked area
Kitchen – 13’11” x 10’5” (4.24m x 3.17m)
Dual aspect with windows to front and rear, door leading to rear garden, fitted kitchen with wall and base units, gas hob, electric oven, space for fridge and freezer, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, radiator, stainless steel two bowl sink and drainer
Landing – 11’9” x 3’6” (3.59m x 1.08m)
Window to side
Master Bedroom – 14’1” x 12’4” (3.75m x 4.30m)
Window to rear, television point, hidden original fireplace, fitted wardrobe, picture rails, radiator
Bedroom Two – 12’4” x 11’0” (3.75m x 3.36m)
Window to front, fitted wardrobe, picture rails
Bedroom Three – 8′ x 8’1” (2.43 x 2.47m)
Window to front, picture rails
Attic Room / Study – 15’9” max x 8’11 max (2.73m x 4.80m)
Velux window to rear, eaves storage
Family Bathroom – 10’11 x 6’3” (3.32m x 1.92m)
Window to rear, bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, mirror, shaver point, radiator
WC – 5’0” x 2’9” (1.53m x 0.84m)
Window to side, WC
Mature shrubs frontage, flower beds, good sized vegetable patch, pathway leading down to the front door, access to driveway for five cars
South Facing Rear Garden
Access to front, garden shed, fishpond, access to stream to rear, patio area/sun terrace, outside taps, brick build storage units
Double doors, power and lighting