7 Bed Detached House Sold STC
East Chiltington, Lewes, BN7

£1,100,000 (Freehold)


A Beautiful Grade II listed property with good size garden, adjacent paddock and a detached bungalow suitable for extended family occupation or successful Airbnb.

The property is located in the sought after village of East Chiltington, a semi-rural community is far from isolated and boasts the advantage of being away from road noise.

The property features magnificent Views across local countryside and the South Downs National Park.

The property has a charming character but unusually for this age of property benefits from good natural light and doesn’t suffer from particularly low ceilings. The main residence is a beautiful, detached home comprising of 5 Double Bedrooms with an additional Attic Room and 2 Shower Rooms. The Master Bedroom with Vaulted Ceiling features an EnSuite Bathroom and Dressing Room and boasts enviable views extending to the South Downs. Downstairs we find a generous Sitting Room with fireplace, Dining Room, Family Room, cloakroom, and a farmhouse style Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Utility Room.

The Annexe is a superb contemporary addition offering detached accommodation with 2/3 bedrooms and an impressive 30ft open plan sitting/dining and kitchen.

Main Residence

Approach – Pathway to front door

Entrance Hall – Space for hanging coats, door to;

Dining Room – Impressive open Fireplace with exposed painted brick. Sash window with views over the lane to the front. Painted paneled ceiling. Stairs to first floor. Opening to Internal Hall

Internal Hall – Gorgeous exposed brick floor, exposed painted walls and exposed beams to ceiling. Exposed feature wall of flint. Window with views over the rear garden. Door to garden and doors to principal rooms.

Sitting Room – Generously sized Dual Aspect Sitting Room measuring 25ft x 13ft. Feature Fireplace with open grate. Views over the lane to the front and views and access to the garden at the rear.

Kitchen Breakfast Room – A traditional farmhouse style kitchen. Bespoke solid wood kitchen complimented by black granite work surfaces. An aga is placed within the chimney with exposed bressummer beam above. Underfoot is a gorgeous original clay tiled floor. The dual aspect room is flooded with natural light and enjoys views down the lane. Door to;

Utility Room – A useful Utility Room providing overflow pantry storage to the kitchen.

Family Room – Measuring a generous 17ft x 14ft the triple aspect room is filled with natural light and boasts views over the garden. Door to garden. Engineered wood floors. Under floor heating.

Cloakroom – Modern suite comprising of WC and wash hand basin set into a vanity unit.

Rear Lobby – Access to the side and driveway.

First Floor Landing – fitted cupboard, window to the front with views over the lane, doors to principal rooms.

4 Double Bedrooms – On the first floor we find 4 Double Bedrooms plus the master bedroom. All 4 bedrooms enjoy pleasant views over the garden or lane to the front with views extending over the local countryside and South Downs. Most bedrooms feature sash windows and all 4 bedroom have paneled doors with latches and fitted wardrobes or storage.

Master Bedroom – A magnificent principal bedroom boasting a vaulted ceiling extending to 13ft. The triple aspect bedroom enjoys stunning views over the local countryside and South Downs and features a juliet balcony.

EnSuite Bathroom – A suite comprising of a bath, shower enclosure, wash hand basin and wc. Views to the rear.

Dressing Room – Fitted shelves and hanging rails.

Family Shower Room – modern white suite comprising of shower enclosure with sliding glass door. Wc and wash hand basin set into a vanity unit. Tiled floor and surrounds. Window to the rear.

Second Shower Room – Suite comprising of a shower enclosure with folding glass door, wc and wash hand basin. Set into a vanity unit. Tiled surrounds. Window to the side with views over the Paddock.

A door opens to reveal stairs that rise from the first floor landing to the second floor.

Attic Bedroom - The second floor is given entirely to an attic bedroom with a maximum head height of 5ft7. Window to the side with far reaching views.


The annexe has been developed from a barn in recent years and is now presented as a contemporary 2/3 Bedroom Detached Annexe. The annexe is currently a holiday let for the current owners but would be a lovely home for a relative or continued for income purposes.

The Annexe features a superb open plan living, dining and kitchen measuring an impressive 30ft. The kitchen is finished in a modern grey and incorporates a breakfast bar and enjoys views over the Paddock. The annexe boasts 2 Double Bedrooms with a Modern Bathroom comprising of a bath, separate shower enclosure, wc and wash hand basin. A 3rd Bedroom can form part of the annexe with an inter communicating door or the room can be accessed independently from the outside and used as a Home Office or Gym. The triple aspect room enjoys views over the Paddock.

Garage – Forming part of the annexe building is a Large Garage/Workshop with double doors, window to the side and further pedestrian door. Power and Light.

Gardens and Location

Gardens – The gardens are a superb asset to the property. The gardens are extremely well maintained with a colourful array of plants and shrubs. An established evergreen hedge provides shelter for the landscaped gardens which feature a paved patio adjacent to the Family Room.
Paddock - The Paddock is located to the side of the property the Paddock is approximately 1 acre in size with immediate access from the drive.
Driveway – Located in between the main residence and the Paddock and in front of the Annexe.

Location – East Chiltington is a pretty semi-rural area just 3 miles outside of Lewes. The Villages of Cooksbridge and Plumpton are both within striking distance and both offer a Mainline Railway Station, Public Houses and local convenience shops. East Chiltington is a semi-rural community boasting excellent scenic walks across local countryside and onto the South Downs. The popular Jolly Sportsman public house is also within a mile of the property. The property is well placed for schools such as Cumnor House, Brighton College and Hurstpierpoint College.

Title - Freehold
EPC Rating – Grade II Listed
Council tax band – E
Main Residence - Oil Fired Central Heating with a system boiler– Bio Klargester
Annexe – Oil Fired Central Heating with a combi boiler– Bio Klargester

Council Tax Band: G

Nearest Stations

  • Cooksbridge - 1.30miles
  • Plumpton - 1.57miles
  • Lewes - 3.71miles
  • Falmer - 4.66miles
  • Burgess Hill - 4.97miles

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