2 Bed Detached House Sold STC
Ashurst Lane, Plumpton, BN7

£550,000 (Freehold)

  • Entrance Hall
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Living Room
  • Private Parking Space
  • Rear Gardens
  • Views to the South Downs

A unique 2 bedroom Victorian cottage, situated in this wonderful rural location with views to the South Downs, a private parking space and cottage style gardens either side of the building.

Formerly the stable block to Ashurst the construction is of brick beneath a tiled roof with double glazed windows and electric central heating added in 2022. In 1999 planning permission (LW99/1311) was granted for use as holiday letting and in 2021 this was amended (LW/21/0017) to have independent C3 residential use as a dwelling.

The property is situated on the southern outskirts of the village just outside the South Downs National Park. The Coach House is accessed via Ashurst Farm Lane, a private road/bridlepath that is also the southern entrance to Plumpton Racecourse. The centre of Plumpton with its village shop/post office, primary school and pub is one mile to the north. Plumpton railway station with an hourly direct train service to London is a 2 minute drive or a 10 minute walk via a footpath beside the racecourse.

A brick paved entrance, formerly used for the horses leads to an impressive wooden front door which opens to the entrance hall which has a vaulted ceiling with hatch to the loft with hot water cylinder and electric boiler. The downstairs bathroom benefits from a separate shower cubicle.

The kitchen/dining room with vaulted and beamed ceiling is dual aspect with views to the South Downs, fitted with a range of cream cupboards and integrated cooking appliances. The dual aspect living room also has a vaulted and beamed ceiling with views to the South Downs, folding doors to the east facing rear garden and a freestanding log burner.

From the inner hallway there are stairs to the first floor and access to a dual aspect bedroom with a stable door to the west facing rear garden. On the first floor there is the 2nd bedroom.

Outside, the front garden is laid to lawn and provides access to the 2 areas of garden. There is a private parking space with a brick pillared entrance to the 41’ x 20’ east facing front garden which has stunning views to the South Downs, shielded to the northern boundary by a period brick wall. The whole is laid to brick paved patio and lawn.

To the other side of the property is the west facing 35’ x 35’ rear garden which is laid to a pebblestone patio with a brick retaining wall with the remainder laid to lawn. Shielded by laurel and beech hedging. Outside power.

Services: Water, electric central heating, concealed sewerage tank (next to the parking space) with air blower (25% contribution which equates to approximately £200 per annum). Storm water drainage system.

Location Summary

Plumpton Green is a popular village with its historic church, village post office/store, primary school, 3 public houses and mainline railway station, which is rare for a Sussex village (Victoria and London Bridge both approximately 1 hour). The village has numerous sports and leisure groups and is surrounded on all sides by picturesque open countryside which is interspersed with footpaths and bridleways linking with the neighbouring districts, villages and the South Downs. Plumpton racecourse holds several meetings throughout the year. Plumpton Green sits in the middle of Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath and Lewes (approximately 5,6 and 7 miles away respectively), offering an extensive range of shops, stores and leisure facilities. Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath also have mainline stations with a faster service from Haywards Heath to London (Victoria and London Bridge both approximately 47 minutes).

Council Tax Band: G

Nearest Stations

  • Plumpton - 0.54miles
  • Cooksbridge - 2.73miles
  • Burgess Hill - 3.50miles
  • Hassocks - 3.52miles
  • Wivelsfield - 3.82miles

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