6 Bed Detached House For Sale
Orchard Lane, Hassocks, BN6

£1,250,000

  • Double garage/driveway to main house
  • Potential development opportunities STAPC
  • Annandale Council Tax: F, EPC: E - Annandale Cottage Council Tax: D, EPC: F
  • Secluded central Hassocks location
  • Substantial south facing garden
  • Offered with vacant possession and no chain
  • Main house and self-contained annex
  • Large downstairs bedroom & en-suite in main house
  • Generous light south facing lounge
  • Ample parking, double garage and workshop

Tucked away off Orchard Lane in a secluded central Hassocks location stands Annandale, originally part of the Wilmington Lodge Estate. Within this substantial gated plot lies a large airy 3 bedroom, detached, period house with a 3 bedroom detached Annex and a double garage. Annandale’s unique layout offers great opportunity, including potential for multi-generational living. The quiet sunny south facing mature garden, approximately one third of an acre, is split into two distinct, diverse areas. Plenty of parking is provided by the attractive brick paved driveway. The generous double garage with converted loft gives ample space for flexible use. This property is being sold with the added benefit of vacant possession and no onward chain.

Annandale

The front door opens into a half brick/half uPVC porch/sunroom from here a door opens into the entrance hall. Doors from the hall lead to the downstairs w/c, living room and dining room, with stairs up to the first floor.

On the right, the conveniently located dining room leads to the spacious kitchen. The kitchen is a bright room with dual aspect windows/side door opening onto a paved area with a small storage unit housing the oil-fired boiler. The kitchen is fitted with an integrated chest high oven/grill and hob with additional oven below, two single basin sinks, plentiful fitted units and spaces for fridge/freezer/washing machine/dishwasher.

To the left is an exceptionally spacious living room with a wood burner at one end and an open fireplace at the other. There are windows on either side of a patio door which opens to the front of the house, these allow ample natural light into the living room giving a lovely view of the garden. Beyond the open fireplace a door leads into the downstairs bedroom. The bedroom is a large, bright room with a dressing room and a 4-piece en-suite with a walk-in shower, bath, w/c, basin and heated towel rail. From the en-suite, there is access to a store room/workshop with a further door leading into the double garage. Above the garage is a converted loft room, providing potential office space, games room, workroom or storage.

Back at the entrance hall, stairs lead up to the first floor landing with doors to all rooms and a cupboard housing the hot water tank. There is a Velux window over the staircase allowing natural light onto the landing. Here there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a 3-piece suite with shower over bath, basin, w/c, heated towel rail and a linen cupboard.

Onto the Annex (Annandale Cottage); the front door leads into the kitchen which contains a free-standing oven/hob, space for dishwasher and fridge/freezer, a single basin sink and a good amount of cupboard storage. From the kitchen a door opens into the centrally placed dining room. From here a door leads to a  large cupboard and the utility room which contains w/c, storage and space for a washing machine and dryer. A second door on the opposite side of the room leads to the living room. The living room is a light room which incorporates a sliding door opening onto a secluded patio area at the front of the house and a large understairs cupboard.

Stairs lead up to the first floor. The landing has doors leading to all rooms plus an airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank. There are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The bathroom has a 3-piece suite with w/c, basin and walk-in shower cubicle. The Annex has electric storage heating.

Grounds

Approaching from Orchard Lane wooden gates open on to the attractive brick paved driveway which provides off street parking for numerous vehicles. The delightful garden is located in front of the property. It is split into two separate areas, the first in front of the Annex is the smaller of the two and is laid mainly to lawn with two mature trees. Outside the Annex is a paved sun terrace and a large established flower bed. The larger garden area, opposite Annandale, consists of a large lawn with flower beds on three sides and a greenhouse. A mixture of natural hedges, brick walls and fencing enclose the whole garden. A slate-roofed wood store is nestled against the west wall. The drive is bordered by an ornamental brick retaining wall. Annandale provides a quiet and peaceful space in the heart of Hassocks.

Location Summary

Location
Location: Orchard Lane occupies a prime location in the heart of the village close to all local shopping facilities. Hassocks mainline railway station within one mile provides fast and frequent services to London (Victoria/London Bridge 55 minutes), Gatwick International Airport and the South Coast (Brighton 10 minutes). Hassocks village facilities include various shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants, post office and modern health centre. Hassocks is surrounded by some of the county’s most picturesque countryside interspersed with numerous bridleways and footpaths linking with neighbouring districts. By road, access to the major surrounding areas and motorway network can be found approximately 3 miles to the south at Pyecombe. DIRECTIONS From our offices on the corner of Grand Avenue and Keymer Road in Hassocks Village head East towards Keymer, Orchard Lane can be found just before Adastra Park on the left hand side. Turning into Orchard Lane, take the second turning into the wooden gates of Annandale’s private driveway, just before the gate across Orchard Lane (north).

Council Tax Band: F

Nearest Stations

  • Hassocks - 0.33miles
  • Burgess Hill - 2.06miles
  • Wivelsfield - 2.85miles
  • Plumpton - 3.42miles
  • Falmer - 4.85miles

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