A superbly positioned residential estate set in the Sussex High Weald available as a whole or in 2 lots.
Lot 1 Grade II Listed farmhouse with listed
building consent for a 2 storey extension,
including 2 further bedrooms and 3 extra
bathrooms, converted stables and garaging,
mature gardens and grounds with views over
the Medway Valley, in all about 10 acres.
Lots 2 A converted Oast House with entrance
porch, sitting room/dining room, first floor
living room, kitchen, separate utility room, 4
bedrooms arranged over both ground and first
floor, 4 bathrooms (2 ensuites), in all about
Lodgefield Farm lies in beautiful countryside
within the High Weald area of outstanding
natural beauty (AONB). Both the Farmhouse
and Oast have delightful views over the valley
and are well away from main roads.
The principal farmhouse has planning
permission for further extension and the
neighbouring oast could either be included in
the sale or sold as a separate lot.
Adjoining pasture land in the Medway Valley
available via separate negotiation.
Lot 1 The Farmhouse
Lodgefield Farm is approached by an impressive
driveway. The driveway which meanders
through open fields and forks at the nearby
farm buildings, in turn giving access to both the
farm and the oast.
Lodgefield Farm is a Grade II Listed 17th Century
Farmhouse with later additions. The property
retains many period features with oak doors,
exposed beams and open fireplaces. The
accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and
also benefits from having a cellar.
The ground floor comprises of an impressive
dining hall with large open inglenook fireplace.
The dining hall gives access to all the principal
reception rooms. The east facing kitchen with
adjoining breakfast room opens out on to the
terrace, giving the most spectacular views. The
drawing room, which is over 30ft in length,
is impressive with high vaulted ceiling. The
terraces that run along the back of the house
are all east facing and offer superb views, ideal
for inside/outside living.
The bedrooms are well proportioned and many
enjoy outstanding views. The house is unusally
light given its age and in all has a wonderful feel
Planning consent and listed building consent
have been granted for a 2 storey extension to
the farmhouse and internal alterations which
would offer a well thought out opportunity
to increase the house to 6 bedrooms and 5
bathrooms. Further details available on request.
The former stable is to be sold with the
farmhouse. The stable has been converted to
provide an office, wc and studio/games room.
Outside gardens and grounds lie preliminary
to the east of the properties and enjoy superb
views out across the valley.
Lot 2 The Oast House
The Oast House is believed to be around 200
years old. This building has been converted
and recently extended to provide a unique
4 bedroom dwelling. With a large reception
space, the house offers south westerly views
across the land and beyond. The property is
generously proportioned throughout providing
spacious accommodation and comprising of a
sitting/dining room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen, utility
room on the ground floor and ensuite master
bedroom, living room, second bathroom, as well
as a second bathroom on first floor.
Whilst the farmhouse and oast house gardens
are presently connected they could easily be
sub divided. Each property benefits from an
element of privacy with the flower beds and
hedges creating different garden rooms.
The Farmhouse, gardens are a particular feature
with stone terraces leading down to a rose
garden and a formal lawn. There are specimen
trees and a wild wooded area towards the
A ha-ha runs along the bottom of the lawn
beyond the oast house. To the south is a newly
created water feature, which has a series of
stone steps running into 2 different pools and a
wooden bridge over the stream.