Nestled within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) this piece of Sussex countryside is surprisingly easily missed by those who don’t know it and very much cherished by those who do.
Staplecross hides behind the scenes, ones where large hamlets and small villages dot the countryside filling in spaces between well known names such as Hawkhurst, Robertsbridge, Battle, Hastings, Rye and Tenterden.
Nearby are local shops, a garden centre and you don’t have to drive far to find special places like The Hub at Bodiam; of course, you have Bodiam Castle (2.7 miles) and Railway Station nearby too. Bodiam Station is on the Kent and East Sussex Railway line to Tenterden, a fantastic way to explore the history of railway and step back into a different age of travel.
One of the largest woodlands in England is barely two miles from the doorstep and encompasses nine named ancient woods (at least 400 years old) plus provides a hope to dormice, deer, turtle doves and glow worms.
The town of Battle is only around nine minutes’ drive away, about four and a half miles and that ease of access was a big consideration when moving here.
Staplecross has a wonderful community, busy Village Hall with clubs and groups, a Post Office/Village Shop, pub and The Ewhurst and Staplecross Bonfire Society, one of the Sussex ‘Bonfire Boyes’ societies and a yearly event not to be missed!
For the commuter and those seeking fun in London you can access trains at Battle (4.6 miles) and Roberstsbridge (4 miles).
This is a location from which so much beautiful countryside can be accessed, delightful villages, landmarks and towns are easy to reach as is the coast and at the end of each day you get to return to a lovely home and peaceful garden!