---- Virtual Tour Available on Request ---- A detached Grade II Listed farmhouse with annexe potential set in stunning gardens and situated at the heart of a sought after village

Believed to date from the 16th Century with the earliest part dating 1520's, Trumpetts Farm is a handsome timber-framed part tile-hung family home offering more than 4,100 sq. ft. of lightfilled accommodation arranged over four floors. It has been sensitively modernised to combine the amenities of modern living with character features and original fireplaces.

Arranged around a central inner hall with useful cloakroom, the ground floor accommodation includes a drawing room with wood flooring, inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and steps to a generous neighbouring dining room with a mock fireplace. The spacious reception hall features an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and a library with bespoke shelving and there is a wellproportioned sitting room with French doors to the garden.

The large kitchen presents Horsham stone roof tile as stunning flooring, a range of wall and base units, a four-oven Aga and a fitted utility room. The kitchen opens into a triple aspect garden room and French doors to the rear patio. The property also benefits from a generous cellar, suitable for a variety of uses.

The first floor offers a large principal bedroom with fitted dressing room and contemporary en-suite bathroom with bath and separate walkin shower and four further generous double bedrooms, one with Jack and Jill access to one of the two family bathrooms. On the second floor the property offers a large 24 ft. office with exposed vaulted ceiling, suitable for use as an additional bedroom if required.


The property is approached through twin stone pillars and wooden gates over a sweeping gravelled driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to a detached single garage. There is also a detached double garage with adjoining wood store and carport and with external steps rising to a useful first floor with shower room and wc, suitable for a variety of uses.

The well-maintained landscaped garden, a particular feature of this property, is laid mainly to lawn interspersed with mature topiary, well-stocked flowerbeds, shrubs and mature trees and features a large garden pond with footbridge and small waterfall. Numerous seating area and paved terraces to two aspects, one with a gazebo covering and the other with raised koy pools There are 2 garden ponds and waterfall. The stunning gardens are ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining.


Located in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the small village of Bodle Street Green offers a good range of day-to-day amenities including a church, village hall, farm shop and public house.

The nearby larger village of Herstmonceux provides more comprehensive local amenities, as does the market town of Hailsham and the seaside town of Eastbourne, which offers High Street and boutique shopping, a modern shopping centre, numerous hotels, cafes, restaurants and public houses and recreational facilities including theatres, cinemas, an art gallery, marina, swimming pools, fitness centres, numerous smaller sports clubs and Willingdon Golf Club.

The major town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and the county town of Lewes both offer extensive shopping, services, recreational and leisure amenities. The beaches at Eastbourne and the South Coast provide a wide range of activities for water sports enthusiasts.

Communications links are excellent: Both Stonegate and Etchingham stations offer regular services to Charring Cross Station and Polgate Station ofers a service to London Victoria. The A21 at Battle gives easy access to the national road and motorway network and to London Airports.

The area offers a wide range of state schooling including Herstmonceux and Dallington Primary Schools and Hailsham Community College together with a good selection of noted independent schools including Battle Abbey, Bede's, Mayfield, Eastbourne College and St. Andrew's Prep.


From Strutt & Parker's Lewes office, head southwest on High Street and turn right onto Market Street (A2029/A277). Bear right onto Little East Street (A2029) then at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Malling Street (A26). Turn left onto B2192 and follow this road for 2.6 miles. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Laughton Road (B2124) then after 4.9 miles turn right onto A22. After 2.5 miles at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto A271 and stay on this road for 5.1 miles. Turn left onto Victoria Road and after 1.8 miles the property can be found on the righthand side.

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Other features

  • Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room/Library
  • Family Room
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Conservatory
  • Utility Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Cellar
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • En-suite
  • 2 Family Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Double Garage/Workshop
  • Potting Shed
  • External Store

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Ref: LEW130187

Bodle Street Green Hailsham East Sussex BN27

Asking Price

Ref: LEW130187

Bodle Street Green Hailsham East Sussex BN27

Asking Price