8 bedroom detached house for sale

£1,700,000
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Beds: 8
Baths: 4
South Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 See map

A wonderful 5 bedroom, Arts & Crafts detached family home with an attached 3 bedroom cottage ideal for those looking for dual family living or to run a business from home. The property is full of original character features and situated in a private semi-rural location close to the South Downs National Park and the historic town of Lewes.

Agents Note: We have been advised that this property is suitable for multiple dwellings stamp duty tax relief.

Main House
The ground floor comprises of a spacious and welcoming entrance hall with a cloakroom, store cupboard and under stairs storage. The main reception room offers a triple aspect outlook with a stone open fireplace, square bay window overlooking the lovely rear garden and side doors providing access out to the terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room provides a comprehensive range of handmade units with solid wood work surfaces, 5 door AGA and doors out to the rear terrace. The dining room can be accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room and hallway with Amtico flooring and views over the garden. There are two further reception rooms on the ground floor both of which have French doors opening out to the rear garden and could be used as a study, play room or snug. The utility room completes the ground floor.

The first floor offers a large landing area with generous amounts of storage and access to all the bedrooms. The principal bedroom offers lovely views over the grade, fitted wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom. There are 4 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Separate Cottage – Attached to the main house but with independent access to the front and rear. The ground floor comprises of an entrance hall with a cloakroom and access to the ground floor bedroom/reception room. The large open plan kitchen/reception room is a lovely light room with a door and views out to the garden. The first floor provides the 2 double bedrooms both of which have en suite facilities.

Externally the property is approached through double gates onto a gravelled carriage driveway providing a generous amount of off road parking and access to the double garage. The south facing garden is arranged predominantly to the rear of the property is a particular highlight of this lovely country home with a large and level area of lawn, a number of mature trees and established shrubs. The gardens offers complete privacy and also enjoys a substantial paved terrace ideal for outside entertaining.

Lewes Council Tax Band G

Situated in a quiet and convenient village location providing easy access to local amenities.

The popular and historic county town of Lewes is about 6 miles, with Gatwick airport being some 21 miles to the northwest. The city of Brighton & Hove is about 14 miles, whilst the A23, lies to the west of Haywards Heath providing fast access to the M23/M25.

Mainline stations can be found at Cooksbridge and Haywards Heath both offering commuter services to London (Haywards Heath to London Victoria – 44 minutes).

There is an excellent selection of established preparatory and public schools in the area. These include Cumnor House, Great Walstead, Ashdown House and Brambletye, together with Ardingly College and Hurstpierpoint College.

Glyndebourne Opera House is about 10 miles away and there are numerous golf courses in the area, including Piltdown, Royal Ashdown, The East Sussex National and Crowborough Beacon. The South Downs National Park and Chailey Woods are easily accessible, providing wonderful walking and riding opportunities. Walking across open fields from the property leads to East Chiltington with its popular country pub ‘The Jolly Sportsman’.

The historic county town of Lewes is about 6 miles, with Gatwick airport being some 21 miles to the northwest. The city of Brighton & Hove is about 14 miles, whilst the A23, lies to the west of Haywards Heath providing fast access to the M23/M25.

Listed: May 20, 2024
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ID: 55223965

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