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More space for your money at Parsonage Croft

31st July 2015 Print
Parsonage Croft

Large, main living areas for eating and socialising, whether with family or guests is high up in the homebuyer’s demands for 21st-century housing, according to a survey carried out by Ipsos Mori for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

In the report, it was found that large, flexible living space which allowed homebuyers to socialise with family and friends in a range of ways, was seen as key. It is perhaps no surprise then that Millwood Designer Homes Parsonage Croft development in East Sussex, which offers spacious homes with a practical layout specifically designed for modern family life is in such high demand.

“In today’s market, people are looking for space and flexibility but at the right price,” comments Sales Director at Millwood Designer Homes, Philip Brown. “At Parsonage Croft, we wanted to offer discerning homebuyers with luxury properties designed with flexible, spacious living accommodation which also offers good value for money. These winning factors, as well as the stunning rural location and the new community facilities provided, including a new primary school and community centre have ensured that this development has been extremely popular.”

Situated on the western edge of Etchingham, a small rural community in East Sussex, just fourteen miles from Tunbridge Wells and eight miles from historic Battle, Parsonage Croft offers a collection of three, four and five bedroom family homes. Offering Millwood’s renowned high standard of craftsmanship, these superior properties offer a picturesque backdrop surrounded by farmland and woodland with wonderful views.

Currently available, Plot 13 is a stunning five bedroom home that features a Tudor style exterior with exposed oak beams with contrasting render and brickwork, together with a brick exterior chimney that adds further character. A grand entrance hall leads to three spacious reception rooms which are ideal for entertaining guests, including a sitting room, dining room and study. The spacious open plan kitchen is ideal for informal meals with a breakfast area and bi-fold doors leading to the large rear garden where guests can dine al fresco. There is also a separate utility room and detached double garage. On the first floor, the master bedroom and guest bedroom feature en-suites and fitted wardrobes and there are three further bedrooms and a bathroom.

Also available is plot 18, an elegant four bedroom home that features a porch across the front of the house and an exposed brickwork chimney. Designed with flexible living accommodation this spacious property includes a spacious kitchen with a central island, breakfast area and informal family area with bi-fold doors opening onto the rear garden. There is also a separate living room and a dining room that could each be used for more formal occasions, as well a study. Upstairs the master bedroom and second bedroom have en suites and fitted wardrobes. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Both these homes at Parsonage Croft benefit from a high specification with a bespoke range of kitchen cabinets with granite/silestone worktops, up stands and splashbacks and fully integrated appliances for the keenest of cooks. These include including two single ovens, microwave combi oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and hot/cold prep tap. Plot 18 also comes with a wine cooler. Properties also feature ceramic floor tiles to the kitchen/breakfast/family room and utility rooms.

Luxurious white suites and ceramic wall and floor tiles add elegance to bathrooms, ensuites and downstairs cloakroom in each property whilst, externally, landscaped front gardens with feature planting create a welcome approach to the homes.

Both of these unique properties offer corner plots with stunning woodland and farmland views and plot 13 comes with a meadow set aside for new woodland to be planted in the autumn.

Etchingham is a small village community lying in a valley at the junctions of the rivers Dudwell, Limden and Rother. A post office and plenty of local shops are located within the village, while Heathfield and Battle, the nearest two towns offer a wider selection of amenities including supermarkets. Tunbridge Wells and Uckfield, both half an hour away, are larger again, with cinemas, bustling high streets and nightlife.

Closer to home, Parsonage Croft has been created in conjunction with a new primary school, along with a new pre-school, sports pitches and community facilities.

For commuters, Etchingham train station provides a direct service to London Charing Cross in under 90 minutes. Road links are excellent, with easy access to the A21 for M25 connections. Gatwick airport is just over an hour away by car.

Prices from £565,000 for a four bedroom home. The guide price for Plot 13 is £935,000 whilst Plot 18 is available for a guide price of £775,000. For more information on the development, visit

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