4 Bed Detached House For Sale
Lewes Road, Ashurst Wood, RH19

None £875,000 (Freehold)

  • EXCEPTIONALLY SPACIOUS BUNGALOW
  • POTENTIAL ANNEXE/LOFT CONVERSION (Subject to planning)
  • IDEAL FAMILY HOME
  • WELL PRESENTED INTERIOR
  • EAST GRINSTEAD ONE MILE
  • BROAD MATURE PLOT
  • 4 BEDROOMS (3 DOUBLES), 3 BATH/SHOWER ROOMS
  • INTERCONNECTING LARGE LOUNGE/GARDEN ROOM/23FT KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
  • FORECOURT PARKING, GARDEN
  • LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE

NO ONWARD CHAIN An individual detached single storey home which has been enlarged to provide an exceptional family residence between Forest Row and East Grinstead. The original home was built in the 1960's and was substantially extended laterally to include a dining room and master bedroom with vaulted ceilings and good use of skylight windows to provide additional light. A number of the rooms have doors to the garden and large rear terrace. In addition the bungalow has the benefit of sealed unit double glazing and gas fired central heating. On entering the property there is a good sized hallway off which is the large sitting room with its wood burning stove and glazed double doors to the garden room and dining room. The spacious garden room lies to the south east side of the property and has lighting, power and two radiators. The dining room is set at the rear of the bungalow and is open plan to the well fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces, and good range of wall cupboards, drawers and base cupboards. Appliances by Bosch include an oven, dishwasher, microwave, inset four ring hob and hood above. In addition there is a utility cupboard with a stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine and shelving. The western end of the property has a master bedroom opening to the rear terrace, a deep walk in dressing room with rails and drawers, and an en suite wet room with walk in shower. There are two further spacious double bedrooms with built in wardrobes, a single bedroom, bathroom and further shower room. Above is an extensive loft space offering potential for conversion subject to planning consents and which houses the boiler. Outside the broad driveway is approached through electric gates providing parking for a number of vehicles. There is an attached double garage with roller door, light, power and additional width offering space for a workshop area. The main garden with lawn and a variety of flowering shrubs including camellia, rhododendron etc lies to the south east side. The property benefits from the potential to convert the garage to an annexe whilst the adjacent footpath leads to the Forest Way country park.  NO ONWARD CHAIN. 

Location Summary

The property is situated between the market town of East Grinstead, and the lively village of Forest Row, close to local amenities in the village of Ashurst Wood, on the West Sussex /East Sussex border. This distinctive residence is entranced through automatic wooden gates, in a sheltered position with a southerly rear aspect. Ashurst Wood has several village shops, two public houses, a primary and nursery school, Brambletye School closeby and the parish church of St Dunstans. The village of Forest Row is within one and a half miles, with a surprisingly wide range of local shops, cafes, restaurants, Michael Hall Rudolf Steiner School and Greenfields School. The busy town centre of East Grinstead with its wider variety of specialist shops, period High Street, supermarkets and recreational facilities including a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and good range of sports clubs is within one mile. The town also has a modern railway station with service to London Bridge/Victoria via East Croydon, with a connection also to the well known Bluebell Steam Railway, running south to Sheffield Park. Schools are well represented in the area with a number of nursery and pre schools together with primary schools, prep schools, secondary schools and a sixth form college. There are bus stops close by providing a service to Forest Row, and the alternative towns of Crawley, and Tunbridge Wells.
Sports/leisure pursuits within the general area feature a number of golf courses including the East Sussex National at Uckfield, reservoirs at Weir Wood and Ardingly for sailing and angling, and horse racing at Lingfield, Plumpton and Brighton. Places of historic interest within twenty miles include Hever Castle, Standen House, Penshurst Place and Chartwell House, home of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Council Tax Band: F

Nearest Stations

  • East Grinstead - 1.84miles
  • Kingscote (Bluebell Railway) - 3.00miles
  • Dormans - 3.13miles
  • Lingfield - 4.53miles
  • Cowden - 4.93miles

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