Offers Over £2,500,000
Tyron Ash Real Estate are pleased to present the extraordinary and historic Tanyard Manor set in over 8 acres of gardens and grounds in East Grinstead, West Sussex with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
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This unique and charming Grade II listed fifteenth century Manor House spans over 9,800 square foot, with ancillary accommodation including a gym, heated swimming pool, all weather tennis court, six hole practise golf course, croquet lawn or putting green, fishing lake, pond, stream and paddock.Also included are three agricultural barns with full planning permission and listed buildings consent for conversion to a circa 1,300 square foot three bedroom detached luxury contemporary dwelling.
Mid Sussex Planning Portal Reference : DM/20/1518.
Tanyard Manor is a fine example of late medieval architecture, believed to have been originally built by monks as a tannery and dating back to the mid 1400's with later additions.The unique historic home has been owned by the same family for 50 years and its full of charm and has a wealth of wonderful period features including exposed beams and plasterwork, wood panelling, leaded lights and inglenook fireplaces.
The house also boasts royal connections, as Queen Victoria once stayed here on her way back from Brighton to London.
The owner of Tanyard Manor is a member of the Historic Houses association and was active in helping to shape tax legislation to protect the heritage in the 1970s.
Tanyard Manor used to be open to the public on a limited basis, with multiple historic exhibits demonstrating its early history as one of the first tanneries in the middle of an oak forest.
The main house offers a 5,513 square feet of accommodation arranged over three floors, with nine bedrooms, four bathrooms, and three formal reception rooms.
The main drawing room dates back to 1400s with spectacular views of the grounds flooded with natural light and has a wealth of original beams including a large bressumer beam over the impressive inglenook fireplace.The sitting room has an original fresco ( sometimes found in great 15 century houses ) which has been painted with natural pigments typical of the period by a recognised French artist.The heart of the house is a large kitchen/breakfast room with an impressive AGA which creates not only a unique cooking experience, but also warms the kitchen throughout the year giving that cozy feeling.On the first and second floor there are seven bedrooms, three bathrooms with two en-suite, a large sauna and dressing room.
The ancillary accommodation offers two offices, a completely self - contained cottage, a gym, three further store rooms, a large workshop and four car open bay garage.
Tanyard Manor is situated in the conservation area of Sharpthorne in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to astonishing Ashdown Forest.Sussex offers many excellent sporting opportunities with golf at Royal Ashdown, Haywards Heath and Piltdown, and many other courses across the county. There is racing at Goodwood, Lingfield and Plumpton and sailing at Ardingly and the coast.Spa and country house hotels include The Ravenswood Hotel, Alexander House, Ashdown Park Hotel, Ockenden Manor and renowned Gravetye Manor Country House with its Michelin starred restaurant.The nearby village of Sharpthorne and Horsted Keynes both have village store and two public houses. Forest Row has shops and restaurants whilst East Grinstead and Haywards Heath offer a further range of facilities and amenities.
There is a good range of schools in the area, both state and private, including West Hoathly Primary School, Horstead Keynes Primary School, Cumnor House, Brambletye, Ashdown House, Handcross Park, Worth, Michael Hall ( Rudolph Steiner) and Ardingly College.
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Price:Offers Over £2,500,000
Address:Horsted Lane, East Grinstead, RH19
Property Size:9800.00 sqft