3 Bed Terraced House For Sale
Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, RH17

In Excess of £550,000 (Freehold)

  • Rarely available, historic, Grade II listed, 3-bedroom family home of great character in the heart of village.
  • Versatile accommodation over 2 floors (1,122.13 sq. ft.).
  • First time to market in over 50 years and offering huge scope for renovation.
  • 120ft walled and predominantly paved rear cottage-style garden with brick-built potting shed allowing great potential to re-landscape.
  • Dining room/entrance area to front with feature fireplace. Rear sitting room with open fireplace overlooking picturesque garden. Kitchen with fitted cupboards and door to rear patio.
  • 3 bedrooms and family bathroom to 1st floor (main bedroom with separate dressing room/nursery or scope for en-suite
  • Gas fired central heating. High ceilings throughout.
  • EPC Rating: Exempt – Grade II Listed. Council Tax Band: D.
  • Detached brick-built garage with electric roller door and storeroom above.


Mansell McTaggart Cuckfield are delighted to bring to the market ‘Old Courthouse’ a most charming and TRULY HISTORIC PROPERTY, believed to date back to the 18th Century with a distinctive past.  This charming home enjoys 3 BEDROOMS and 2 RECEPTION ROOMS totalling 1,122.13 sq.ft., offering an incoming purchaser the opportunity to refurbish and renovate. This rare find, along with its generous 120ft (approx.) rear garden and garaging is favourably positioned within the PROMINENT HEART OF CUCKFIELD VILLAGE.

The property is GRADE II LISTED and according to historic England, a former Workhouse, Courthouse and war Drill House. The current family, having had a long and happy tenure for over 50 years, offer the property with VACANT POSSESSION.

Spanning two floors, the accommodation briefly comprises: ENTRANCE DOOR into a spacious RECEPTION/DINING ROOM features an ornate fireplace surround with gas fire and a staircase positioned to the rear rising to the first floor. The SITTING ROOM, to the rear of the property, has an open fireplace and casement doors to the cottage garden. A fitted KITCHEN has an external door to the rear patio.

To the FIRST FLOOR is a LANDING with fitted cupboard, 3 GOOD SIZED BEDROOMS (MAIN BEDROOM with a separate NURSERY/DRESSING ROOM/SCOPE FOR EN-SUITE off) and a FAMILY BATHROOM. All rooms to this floor benefit from particularly high ceilings.

Benefits to the property include: gas fired central heating to radiators, high ceilings throughout, spacious and bright accommodation, characterful features and stunning rear views over historical Cuckfield Park and Ockenden Manor. The property also enjoys a central village location within conservation area along with private garaging.

OUTSIDE: The impressively sized 120ft (approx.) rear walled cottage-style garden is predominantly paved complete with a brick-built potting shed, however, offers great potential to re-landscape. Enjoying a high degree of privacy, the rear of the property also reaps stunning, far-reaching views across historical Cuckfield Park and Ockenden Manor. The property benefits from its own private detached garage with electric roller door and storeroom above, where access is gained via a lane situated just past the entrance to Cuckfield Park, off South Street.

Location Summary

Located directly off the High Street, the property is perfectly situated within the heart of Cuckfield’s picturesque village centre and being within easy walking distance to a traditional and varied range of shops, boutiques, pubs, restaurants and the highly acclaimed Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa.

Cuckfield has many sports and leisure groups, a busy social calendar and is surrounded by glorious countryside. Haywards Heath (1.5 miles distant) provides a more extensive range of shops, stores, restaurants, cafes and bars as well as the mainline railway station and a state of the art leisure centre.

By road, access to the major surrounding areas can be gained via the A/M23 at either Bolney or Warninglid. The property is also situated close to Holy Trinity Primary School, a medical centre and Warden Park Secondary Academy School.

Distances in approx. miles for car/foot/rail:-

Holy Trinity Primary (0.6 miles)
Warden Park Secondary Academy (0.6 miles)

Haywards Heath mainline railway station (2.4 miles distant) which provides fast commuter links to London (Victoria/London Bridge both 47 mins), Gatwick Airport (15 mins) and the south coast (Brighton 20 mins).
Balcombe (3.8 miles).
Three Bridges (9 miles).

Council Tax Band: D

Nearest Stations

  • Haywards Heath - 1.71miles
  • Wivelsfield - 3.05miles
  • Balcombe - 3.45miles
  • Burgess Hill - 3.68miles
  • Horsted Keynes (Bluebell Railway) - 5.15miles

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