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3 bed country house for sale

£595,000 Guide price

Balaclava Lane, Wadhurst, East Sussex TN5

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Property features

  • Highly energy efficient detached eco house, situated on a quiet lane on the outskirts of the village
  • Lovely outlook over adjoining countryside
  • Modern well presented open plan living space that is light & spacious
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • Ensuite shower room, family bathroom & cloakroom
  • Sitting room & dining room with study area
  • Modern kitchen & utility room
  • Attached single garage & parking for 2 cars
  • Easy to manage gardens
  • No chain

Property description

Highly energy efficient 3 double bedroom detached eco house, which has been thoughtfully designed and built to a high standard, that benefits from being situated on a quiet lane on the outskirts of the village with a lovely outlook over adjoining countryside. No chain.

Situation: The property is situated in a semi-rural position on a quiet lane on the outskirts of Wadhurst. The village High Street is approximately 1¼ miles distant and offers an excellent range of shops and services for everyday needs including a Jempson's Local store and post office, cafés, delicatessen, butcher, baker, pharmacy, bookshop, art gallery, florist, off licence, public houses, as well as a doctor's surgery, dentist, primary school and the well regarded Uplands Community College and Sports Centre.

For the commuter, Wadhurst mainline station lies within 1¾ miles and provides a regular service to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street in under an hour. The A21 is also within easy and links with the M25. The regional centre of Tunbridge Wells is about 6 miles distant and provides a comprehensive range of amenities including the Royal Victoria Shopping centre, cinema complex and theatres.

The beautiful surrounding countryside is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and includes Bewl Water Reservoir, reputedly the largest area of inland water in the South East, where a wide range of water sports can be enjoyed.

Description: Kingsley House is a highly energy efficient detached modern eco house, built in 2014 to a high standard, using structural insulated panels (sips). The property was a long time in the planning by the owner, who wanted to design a house that would have a Scandic, open plan feel to optimise the feeling of light and space.

The house utilises features and technologies to minimise the need for maintenance and to maximise the use of space, wall-space and the control of warmth and light. The construction of the house also benefits from an additional layer of insulation and triple glazed doors and windows. The ground floor is underfloor heated and is split into six zones, including the garage. The entire building has the added benefit of an air management and heat recovery system that refreshes the air and recovers the heat, allowing constant and fully controllable temperature upstairs and downstairs with a thermal booster built in if extra heat is ever required. Each zone can be programmed independently if required and to further enhance the feeling of light there is a sun-tube over the staircase.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes on the ground floor an airy entrance hall with a cloakroom and doors leading to a sitting room and kitchen. The ground floor living space is open plan with large windows and includes a sitting room, dining room with study area and a well appointed kitchen, which has an extensive range of gloss wall and base units with Corian work surfaces and sink, a door leading out to the garden and a door leading to the utility room, which also has doors leading out to the garden and to the integral garage. Light and heating have been designed into the garage to enable it to change seamlessly into an office or studio. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms (two have fitted wardrobes), with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room and a Juliet balcony, which enjoys a lovely outlook over surrounding countryside. There is also a well appointed family bathroom.

Outside there is a gravel drive to the side providing parking for 2 cars which leads to an attached single garage with an electric roller door and an Indian sandstone terrace path leads to the front door. The easy to manage south facing gardens wrap around the house and are mainly laid to lawn with an Indian sandstone terrace and gravel area to the side and rear, which is ideal for outdoor entertaining and for sitting out and enjoying the tranquil setting of the house. To the rear of the house there is a bank with hedging above and the remainder of the garden is enclosed with hedging and fencing.

Services: Mains water and electricity. Gas central heating.
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
Current council tax band: F
Current EPC Rating: C<br /><br />

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan

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Property value data/graphs for TN5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,055,920 £387 4.2 £804,033
Semi-detached £522,422 £348 3.2 £424,708
Terraced £460,125 £339 2.7 £356,629
Flats £461,469 £314 1.8 £303,428

Current asking prices in TN5

Average: £720,052
Avg. current asking prices in TN5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £231,250
Flats £112,500
- - -
All £160,000

Current asking rents in TN5

Average: £2,367 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,850 pcm
£2,600 pcm
£4,249 pcm
Flats £897 pcm
£1,697 pcm
- - -
All £897 pcm
£1,697 pcm
£1,850 pcm
£2,600 pcm
£4,249 pcm

Fun facts for TN5

Highest value in TN5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Castle Walk £1,544,764
Battenhurst Road £1,281,623
Mayfield Park £875,491
South View Road £875,274
Baldock Road £872,726
Highest turnover in TN5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fairglen Road 50.0%
Lower St. Marys 40.0%
Church Street 38.5%
Little Park 34.5%
Steellands Rise 33.3%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,713 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 59,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £2,269 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £750,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £27/mo (£327/yr)
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £43 Electricity £62 Estimated energy cost £105/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £265 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £16 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £47 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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