Reasons to move to Ticehurst

Located in the heart of the High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Hillbury Fields is an exciting new development in the charming village of Ticehurst, East Sussex. Featuring 30 spacious one, two, three and four bedroom homes, offering modern country living in an enviable setting for first-time buyers, downsizers and growing families alike.

If you’re not yet persuaded, check out our top reasons to live in Ticehurst:

1. Eating out

Ticehurst offers a selection of restaurants which include The Bell, dating back to the 14th century, which regularly plays host to a community events, movie nights and comedy show. Alternatively, the Chequers Inn is a popular spot within the village.

For a quick bite head to the Greedy Goat Café, or for something further afield why not try the Lyle in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

2. Travel

Hillbury Fields is ideally located and easily accessible to the South Coast and Central London.

By road, the A21 is just a few minutes away, with the A229 beyond, which takes you to the thriving towns of Royal Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. In the opposite direction Hastings is just 35 minutes by car.

There is a regular bus service from the village to Royal Tunbridge Wells and Hurst Green, taking in Wadhurst, Hawkhurst and Flimwell.

3. Amenities

Peppering its picture-postcard streetscape, Ticehurst offers an eclectic collection of independent stores which provide everyday essentials and more.

Some of these amenities include a doctors surgery, which is located within Ticehurst Village, you can also find a local pharmacy situated on Church Street and a dentist which is found on Pickforde Lane.

The nearest hospital to Ticehurst is the Tunbridge Wells Hospital located in Pembury.

4. Education

Just 0.9 miles away from Hillbury Fields is a highly regarded local primary school which achieved a ‘good’ Ofsted rating in 2019.

Meanwhile in local Tunbridge Wells there is a selection of state, independent and grammar schools for all ages.

As well as schools Ticehurst hosts a number of popular tots and toddlers’ groups for the younger members of the family.

5. History

The name Ticehurst comes from the Anglo Saxon word ‘tice’ meaning kids (goats), and ‘hurst’ meaning a thick wood.

In 1645, The Bell Inn was previously a licensed travel lodge charging a nightly rate of 1 penny per bed, this included the use of a plate, linen and food.

Pashley Manor Gardens is a popular attraction, the timber framed manor house dates back to 1550 and is a Grade I listed property. They host a range of events from the Tulip Festival to Rose Week.

6. Sports and Leisure

The spectacular scenery around Ticehurst provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor activities: both football and cricket are played regularly at Ticehurst Recreational Ground and Stonegate Cricket Ground.

Nearby Bewl Water offers fishing, canoeing, rowing and sailing along with walking trails and cycle track

While golfers can enjoy the Dale Hill Golf Course and Hotel which is less than a mile from Ticehurst. The hotel’s two golf courses include one designed by 1991 Masters-winner Ian Woosnam.

To enquire about our 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom properties at Hillbury Fields please contact our team today on 01580 230332.