6 Bed Detached For Sale
Ockley Lane, Keymer

Offers in the Region Of £1,250,000

  • An outstanding Edwardian detached family home built in 1924 with some original features
  • Set in 0.9 acres with a stunning South facing rear garden and woodlands
  • Sitting room with large bay window and ornate brick fireplace
  • Dining room with double doors leading out to the patio area of the garden
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with walk-in larder and walk-in utility room
  • Master bedroom suite with walk through dressing area and ensuite bathroom
  • Five further bedrooms of which four are doubles and family bathroom
  • Driveway with parking for up to six cars and two double garages
  • Oil central heating and part uPVC glazing
  • Council Tax Band: G / EPC Rating: E

An outstanding example of an Edwardian family home built in 1924 set in 0.9 acres of South facing garden and woodland and being, at the time, the only property on ‘The Ridge’ in Keymer. Our vendors are only the third people to own the property, have been in occupancy since 1975 simply adding during that time a front porch and large bay windows to the reception rooms. The property has six bedrooms and retains many original features such as doors, fireplaces and in the garden the pavilion for what was the tennis court – now part of the main lawn.

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Porch – Reception Hall – Sitting Room – Dining Room - Kitchen/Breakfast Room With Walk-in Utility Room and Walk-in Larder – Cloakroom/WC/Boiler Room.

FIRST FLOOR: Spacious Landing – Triple Aspect Master Bedroom With Walk-Through Dressing Area and Ensuite Bathroom, Three Further Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom.

SECOND FLOOR: Two Bedrooms (One Double and One Single) – Eaves Storage Room.

OUTSIDE: Driveway With Parking for Six Cars – Two Double Garages – South Facing Fully Enclosed Rear Garden and Woodland Set in 0.9 Acres.

In more detail
This beautiful Edwardian six bedroom family home built in 1924 and lived in by our vendors since 1975 retains many original features, has a stunning South facing rear garden and woodlands, double garage and parking for several cars. Throughout the property are original doors dating back to 1924.

The porch leads into the spacious entrance hall which has cupboards and storage space on either side and doors to the reception rooms. The cloakroom/WC also houses the boiler. The sitting room has a large bay window to the garden, ornate brick fireplace for wood or solid fuel and oak beams made from an oak tree taken from the garden. To the rear is the dining room which has double doors to the patio area of the garden and a large bay window. The kitchen/breakfast room incorporates a generous dining area, walk-in utility room, walk-in larder, solid light wood wall and base units with contrasting worksurfaces, electric hob with hood over, double electric oven, space for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, double doors to the patio area of the garden and door to the side.

Stairs rise to the first floor where there are four double bedrooms. The spacious landing has the airing cupboard. The triple aspect master bedroom suite has built-in cupboards and wardrobes, a bathroom and walk through dressing area. Two of the remaining double bedrooms have hand-basins in the room and fitted cupboards/wardrobes, the last currently being used as a study. The family bathroom is fully fitted and has a shower over the bath.

On the top floor are two further bedrooms, a single and a double and large eaves storage room. The larger bedroom is at the rear of the property and has amazing views over open fields to the South Downs National Park. There are hand-basins in each room, built-in wardrobe cupboards and ample eaves space accessed from several points throughout and offering excellent storage. There is a small hatch giving access to the flat roof.

Outside the driveway offers parking for up to six cars, also giving access to the double garages which have two up and over doors. The area of woodland is approached through a side gate. The fabulous fully enclosed South facing rear garden, the plot being 0.9 acres in total, is laid to lawn – part of which was previously a tennis court, surrounded on one side by the woodland which stretches behind a privet hedge the full length along to the neighbouring property and on the other with trees, shrubs, beds and borders.

At the rear of the garden is a large area previously used for vegetable growing, several fruit trees including plum, quince, apple, fig and pear and trees such as a magnificent willow, yellow Indian bean tree (Catalpa) hazel and several others. The septic tank is situated within the grounds where there is also a soakaway. The oil tank is towards the front behind a large hedge. In addition, there is the original tennis pavilion, a summerhouse, sheds and a patio area leading from the rear of the house.

Additional benefits include oil central heating and part uPVC glazing.

Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council - www.midsussex.gov.uk
Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1SS – 01444 458166

Council Tax Band: G

Energy Performance Rating: E

Nearest Stations

  • Burgess Hill - 1.00miles
  • Hassocks - 1.33miles
  • Wivelsfield - 1.75miles
  • Plumpton - 2.96miles
  • Haywards Heath - 4.68miles

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