- Ref: KNB
- Substantial Country Residence dating back to the 14th century.
- 14 Acres - Equestrian with stables and barns.
- 11,320 sq.ft - Main House plus two separate properties.
- Ashdown Forest location.
- Indoor Swimming Pool.
A unique and substantial country residence with origins dating back to the 14th century, providing accommodation of over 11,300 sq. ft and a further 3,400 sq. ft of outbuildings, including barns and stables. This beautiful family estate is situated in an idyllic hillside location on Ashdown Forest, nestled on the edge of Holly Bush Wood and the village of Nutley, with far reaching views of the Forest and South Downs and set in approx. 14 acres of formal gardens and equestrian paddocks, 'Pricketts Hatch' was one of the original gates to the Ashdown Forest and believed to have been part of a Tudor hunting lodge of the then King Henry VIII.
The property consists of a main house and two further dwellings, 'West Lodge' & 'The Oast House'.
Parts of the main house are known to date back to the 1400's, its proof of origin is still evident by its surviving wattle and daub walls, ancient timbers and original fireplaces.
The property was extended in the 1900's and the cow milking sheds and some of the stables were also converted to provide further residential accommodation.
The main residence comprises seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, kitchen, sauna and a large indoor swimming pool complex plus two attached garages, totalling some 6847 sq. ft.
'West House' is a single storey self-contained property of some 2967 sq. ft, which adjoins the main house and provides three/four bedrooms, four bathrooms, three/four reception rooms, a large open plan 26' Kitchen dining room with living room adjoining, boasting full height bi-fold doors with outstanding views over the gardens and forest beyond, the spacious reception hall also provides access to a delightful balcony overhanging the natural carp pond.
'The Oast House' was originally a stable block and was converted in the 1900's into a charming self-contained detached dwelling providing extra accommodation for relatives, for staff or si * Council tax band: NotSet