An individual 3 bedroom character cottage, situated on the sought after Janes Lane within large gardens that back onto open fields. The property was built in the 1920’s, extended via a double storey extension and completely renovated by the current owner in 2000.
‘Touchstone’ is located on the outskirts of Burgess Hill within a short walk of Wivelsfield mainline station, a parade of shops and Manor Field Primary school. In the other direction Ditchling Common Country Park is also close to hand offering 188 acres of common land ideal for dog walking and fishing.
The accommodation includes an enclosed porch, entrance hall with stairs to the first floor and a cloakroom leading off it. The dining room has a square archway with oak bressumer leading to the sitting room which features a vaulted and beamed ceiling. There is a door to the garden and an open fireplace with inset woodburning stove. The property also benefits from a separate living room with double doors to the rear garden and a beamed ceiling. A study fitted with built in furniture leads from the living room.
The kitchen/breakfast room also has a beamed ceiling and is well fitted with a range of light oak cupboards with a built in cooker and integrated fridge/freezer. There is also a shelved larder. From an inner hallway there is a useful walk-in storage cupboard and a utility room added in 2014 with stable door to the garden.
On the first floor there is a square landing with deep linen/airing cupboard. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room, 2 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Outside a pebblestone driveway and hardstanding provide ample parking. The front garden is mainly laid to shrubs and plants enclosed by tall conifer hedging.
The detached garage also has a shower room with wc and plumbing for a washing machine. From the garage a door opens to a living room with windows and a door the garden. This building was altered in 2012 and could be adapted to create a separate annexe. Currently it is ideal for teenagers or guest accommodation etc.
A particular feature however is the large north facing 120’ x 60’ rear garden which has been lovingly landscaped over the years by the current owner providing a secluded setting interspersed by an abundance of trees, shrubs and plants, some of which are rare examples.
A full width patio abuts the house with the remainder mainly laid to lawn. A stepping stone pathway leads to a 2nd patio partially covered by a pergola. A central hedge opens to a hidden section of garden laid to lawn with fruit trees, octagonal summerhouse and direct access onto OPEN FIELDS.
Benefits include gas fired central heating (the Ideal boiler is located in the utility room) and sealed unit double glazed windows in wooden frames.
|Enclosed Porch & Entrance Hall||Cloakroom|
|Dining Room & Sitting Room||Living Room & Study|
|Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility Room||Master Bedroom & Ensuite Shower Room|
|2 Further Bedrooms & Family Bathroom||Private Driveway & Detached Garage/Annexe|
|Large 120' x 60' Rear Garden Backing onto Open Fields||Council Tax Band E & EPC Rating|