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Wattle Hill Oast is an enticing and attractive detached five double bedroom home on the semi-rural outskirts of Staplecross village. It has been sympathetically converted to a high standard to create a spacious family home, yet retaining character features including the exposed timbers. The showpiece area is the stunning kitchen with integrated appliances. You also have a dining room, family room, study, roundel drawing room, family bathroom and five bedrooms with three en-suites.

Wattle Hill also has its own impressive leisure complex with an indoor heated swimming pool, a well equipped gym and also associated facilities along with a self contained first floor one bedroom annexe. It is all set in gardens, paddocks and woodland with further outbuildings including a greenhouse, workshop/store and under-cover garaging.

Ewhurst and Bodiam were historically one of the South-East’s main hop-growing areas, primarily growing hops for Guinness, hence the number of oast houses in the surrounding area. To the south-west of Staplecross lies the historic town of Battle, site of the Battle of Hastings, where William, Duke of Normandy, defeated King Harold II to become William I in 1066. Historically, Staplecross was part of the Battle Abbey estate.

A list of the accommodation includes a galleried entrance hall, cloakroom, roundel drawing room, kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, dining room, family room, study. Then you have the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The roundel has two with en-suite bathrooms, three further double bedrooms and one with an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom. The leisure complex has a swimming pool and gym. You also have a one bedroom apartment.

Wattle Hill Oast is approached from the lane over extensive gravelled driveway providing ample parking and turning. The driveway continues around to the side of the leisure complex with a four bay open fronted carport to the left side and further parking area to the right. Gates give you access to the enclosed garden and adjoining fields. The remaining land is divided into two fields, enjoying a woodland backdrop and large natural tree lined pond, further barn/workshop, greenhouse and vegetable garden, believed to measure 16.5 acres in all.

The agents are Country Property Group. Telephone: 01580 212828

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