3 Bed Bungalow For Sale
Effingham Lane, Crawley

£985,000

  • Detached 3-bedroom bungalow with potential to extend (STPP) with land in a delightful rural location
  • Property set within a South facing plot of 1.75 acres (tbv) with a paddock. Plus a separate field totalling 5.8 acres (tbv) located a short distance further up the lane on the right-hand side
  • 6 stables in-situ with power and light suitable for equestrian/other business usage
  • Long gravel driveway with post and rail fencing leading to a double garage and parking for 8 or more cars
  • Lounge, kitchen and utility room
  • Master bedroom with en-suite shower room and French doors into the garden
  • Two further bedrooms of which one is a double and the other a good size single
  • Large family bathroom with bath, separate shower, bidet, wash hand basin and WC
  • South facing terrace and covered area with attractive lattice work on two sides, lighting and two heaters
  • Council Tax Band 'F' and EPC 'F'

Approaching the property there is post and rail fencing with the paddock to the left and bungalow ahead. The long gravel driveway leads to a double garage and off-road parking for 8 or more cars. There are 6 stables in an L-shaped layout all with power and light for equestrian/business usage. Currently one stable is converted for use as an office and there is the potential to re-configure others according to individual requirements. The bungalow is set within 1.75 acres (tbv)The bungalow is set within 1.75 acres (tbv). There is also a separate field located further up the lane on the right-hand side totalling 5.8 acres (tbv) again for equestrian/agricultural/business usage.


Entering the property via a spacious glazed porch, the kitchen is straight ahead. It has an attractive colour scheme with a dark grey tiled floor, a good range of wall and base units in light blue and contrasting black work surfaces. The wall cupboards have under cupboard lighting and include a feature glazed unit together with a full height storage cupboard on the wall opposite. The one and a half bowl sink and drainer is beneath a window and on the opposite side is a bay window. Integrated appliances include a Bosch electric 4 ring hob and extractor together with a black glass splashback. The Bosch double combi oven comprises an oven plus an oven/grill/microwave. Beyond the kitchen is the utility room with space and plumbing for a dishwasher, a washing machine, tumble drier and an American style fridge/freezer. The room has the same décor as the kitchen with a double wall cupboard on one wall and a window opposite.


The master bedroom is a generously proportioned room with built-in wardrobes across the far wall providing excellent storage. It is dual aspect with one window to the side and French doors opening onto the covered terrace area. It provides an ideal opportunity to enjoy the South facing aspect. The en-suite shower room has a white suite comprising a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.


The lounge is a light and bright room and has a bay window to the front with an attractive deep window sill and windows opposite which are either side of the chimney breast. There is an electric fire with a brick surround and brick hearth creating a focal point in the room. Beyond the lounge is a hallway and from here there is access to the loft with a loft ladder and another hatch for access in the master bedroom. The loft space runs across the entire bungalow and is part-boarded, insulated and has lights.
Bedroom 2 is a good size double to the front of the property and, again, dual aspect with windows to the front and to the side. Bedroom 3 is adjacent to this and is a large single with a window to the side of the property. The family bathroom is spacious with a white suite comprising a bath, separate shower, bidet, wash hand basin and WC. There are white wall tiles with feature blue and white tiles as a border. The immersion heater is located in the airing cupboard and there is a window to the side.


Outside:


Adjacent to the bungalow is a large terrace with a fishpond to the left and, to the right, a large, covered area. This has attractive lattice work on two sides, lighting and two heaters and is alongside the French doors for the master bedroom. It is a superb spot to enjoy the South facing aspect whilst also enjoying the shade on hot days and the flexibility to extend the summer season given the benefit of the heaters.


The paddock and 6 stables are on the left as you arrive and are ideal for equestrian/business usage. One of the stables has already been prepared for use as an office providing the opportunity to work from home. There is the potential to re-configure further if not all 6 stables are required. There is power and light in each one with a new roof on stables 3-6. It is an L-shaped layout and stables 4-6 also have the benefit of new guttering.


There are established trees and shrubs with post and rail fencing on each side of the long gravel driveway together with fruit trees including 2 pear trees, 1 apple tree and 1 plum tree. To the rear of the bungalow there are trees and hedging along the left-hand boundary and at the further end of the plot there is also hedging on the right-hand side.


In addition, there is a separate 5.8 acre (tbv) field which is further along the lane on the right- hand side with a gate at the wide entrance, a hard standing, a storage unit to the right and fresh water available near the entrance. For equestrian use it is ideal given that it is bordered on two sides by bridle paths one of which leads to Copthorne Bank and the other to East Hill Lane.


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Nearest Stations

  • Gatwick Airport - 2.75miles
  • Gatwick South Terminal Shuttle Station - 2.78miles
  • Horley - 3.05miles
  • Three Bridges - 3.41miles
  • Gatwick North Terminal Shuttle Station - 3.47miles

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