For Sale

5 Bedroom Character Property

East Hoathly, BN8


  • Detached 3 Bedroom Home with planning permission for 5 Bedrooms
  • Set in Beautiful Grounds - Three Acres (tbc)
  • Spacious Studio
  • One Bedroom Annexe
  • Log Cabin with planning permission to extend to two bedrooms
  • Private Lake
  • Planning Permission for 2, two bedroom floating lodges
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Parking for Multiple Cars

Shelleys Estates, independent estate agents, are delighted to bring this Detached Home with a separate One Bedroom Annexe, Log Cabin, Private Lake and various outbuildings to market.  

The main residence is a Lodge Style Dwelling set in a private woodland and gardens in a three acre plot (tbc).   Situated in the heart of the East Sussex countryside on the edge of the popular village of East Hoathly.  The main dwelling has planning permission to extend to create a 5 bedroom. 2 bathroom family home and there is also planning permission to extend the log cabin and to create two further floating lodges.  

The Location

There are a range of facilities in the village including a doctor's surgery, a village shop, public house, primary and junior school, a bowls club, tennis club, a church and a local bus service which links with the neighbouring districts.

Uckfield which is nearby has an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities including a cinema and several bars, cafes and restaurants.   There is a wide selection of schools for all age groups including a sixth form community college and rail services to London Bridge.  The County Town of Lewes is approximately 20 minutes away with its many shops, cafes and bars as well as mainline train station offering services to Brighton and London Victoria.

The Property

This property and the land have been been lovingly improved by the vendors and is truly unique with masses of character.  There are exposed beams throughout the property.   The home is approached along a private driveway of about 100 ft to the main house past the lake and Log Cabin on the right.  There is ample parking for multiple cars at the main residence and at the Log Cabin, a one bedroom annexe as well as a Garden Room and Spacious Studio in the grounds.  

At the front of the main house is a spacious veranda which is a particular feature of the property and you enter the house through the front door into the hallway.

Sitting Room

This room has oak flooring with a large wood burning stove creating a focal point and being a particular feature of this property with double doors opening onto the veranda at the front of the property.   Beautiful oak staircase leading to the Master Bedroom and Bedroom three.


A double aspect, modern kitchen at the end of the hallway to the right with a good array of wall and base units.  Sink and drainer below one of the windows to the rear overlooking the garden and woodland,  a 5 burner range cooker with double oven, dishwasher and space for fridge freezer.  There is room in the kitchen for a small table and chairs.

Family Bathroom

A spacious bathroom finished to a high standard with low level wc, wash basin, full sized bath and shower above.  Glazed window to the rear.

Master Bedroom

A  triple aspect double bedroom with velux windows to the front and rear and picture window to the side of the property offering views over the grounds.  The bedroom is spacious and has eaves storage.  It is situated on a mezzanine floor above the sitting room.  Opposite this bedroom is bedroom 3 which is approached across a beautiful oak walkway.  

Bedroom 2

A double bedroom situated on the ground floor with a window to the side of the house.

Bedroom 3

A double bedroom at the side of the property opposite the Master Bedroom.

The Annexe

A self contained annexe situated next to the house offers further accommodation.  This is a lovely space with an excellent sized and bright sitting room, shower room and double bedroom offering fabulous guest accommodation.. This timber framed building has exposed beams, oak flooring and tri-fold doors.

The Studio

A large, timber outbuilding with lighting and power which the current owners once used as a Gym and now used primarily for storage.

Garden Room

The current owners use this as an art studio and it also has lighting and power and is situated at the rear of the property.

The Log Cabin and Lake

This self contained rustic cabin has an open plan kitchen/living room/double bedroom as well as a spacious shower room.  There is separate parking available and it is beautifully situated with views over the lake. The vendors have run a very successful holiday let business here for a number of years.  There is planning permission to extend this property to a two bedroom Cabin and planning permission for 2, two bedroom floating lodges.

The grounds

These wooded grounds are mainly laid to lawn which surrounds the property. This is a rare and special opportunity to acquire a very special home offering privacy and seclusion  The garden  also contains a Michael Condron Sculpture.


There is ample space for parking in the grounds of this home.

There is planning permission to create a 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom detached home as well as two new two bedroom floating lodges as well as permission to extend the Cabin to a two bedroom Cabin.    Please see WD/2015/2874/F and WD/2021/0323/F for more details.  An early viewing is strongly recommended.


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