6 Bed Semi-Detached House For Sale
Plawhatch Lane, Sharpthorne, RH19
Offers in Region of £1,300,000 (Freehold)
- RURAL LOCATION
- VICTORIAN ARTS & CRAFTS HOUSE
- VIEWS OVER FARMLAND
- RECENTLY REFURBISHED & EXTENDED
- ADJACENT ORGANIC FARM
- OVER 3,800 SQ FEET OF ACCOMMODATION
- 6 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS
- 3 RECEPTIONS KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM
- GARAGE & FORECOURT PARKING
- LARGE WEST FACING GARDENS (125 ft IN LENGTH)
This fabulous period home comprises the southern wing of a character Victorian residence divided at a later date to provide two substantial residences within a few hundred yards of Ashdown Forest. The property lies conveniently between the villages of Forest Row and Sharpthorne. The house has an overall square footage of over three thousand eight hundred square feet (three hundred and fifty five square metres) and has been the subject of an extensive refurbishment programme with quality fittings. The property has the typical high ceilings, large windows and spacious rooms associated with a family residence of this era. The exceptionally spacious ground floor has a large dual aspect living room with bay window, and an extension providing a new well fitted exceptionally spacious kitchen/dining room of over thirty four feet (ten metres) with a good array of worktops and storage cupboards and access to the rear garden. The remainder of this level comprises the hall, study, family room and useful storeroom. The first floor has a master bedroom with en suite facilities, and takes advantage of the west views over farmland to the rear capturing the setting sun. There are a further five bedrooms, a family bathroom and a spacious reception/study area. The house is approached over a driveway to the detached double garage and forecourt parking for a number of other vehicles. To the rear is a large garden laid to lawn and adjoining open farmland. The house is adjecent to the well respected organic farm at Plawhatch. The central heating is oil fired with retro cast iron radiators, the windows are double glazed with some triple glazing, and there are feature retro light fittings. The paintwork is Farrow & Ball.
The property should be viewed to appreciate the extensive well presented interior and countryside outlooks to the rear.
The house stands between the popular villages of Forest Row with its wide range of local shops, stores, cafes and petrol station, and Sharpthorne. Plawhatch is well placed for access to the major towns of East Grinstead, Crawley and Haywards Heath with a more extensive range of shops, restaurants, leisure facilities and rail services to London. Gatwick Airport/Station and access on to the M23 motorway is within sixteen miles of the house. There are a good range of lower and upper schools nearby including village primary schools, Cumnor House, Brambletye, Worth and Sackville schools. The Ashdown Forest with its 6,400 acres of heath and woodland is within a few hundred yards providing a wealth of fauna and wildlife. There are a number of well respected Hotels/Restaurants locally including Gravetye Manor, Ashdown Park, and the Alexandra. Sports amenies within a twenty five mile radius include local sports clubs, a number of golf courses, Weirwood Reservoir for sailing and angling, and horse racing circuits at Lingfield and Brighton.
Council Tax Band: F
- Horsted Keynes (Bluebell Railway) - 2.49miles
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- East Grinstead - 3.57miles
- Sheffield Park (Bluebell Railway) - 5.48miles
- Dormans - 5.60miles