Offers in excess of £1,100,000
5 Bedroom Detached House
An outstanding 5 bedroom extended detached family residence (3397sq.ft) with adjoining Annexe, set within beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds of approximately 1 acre situated on a highly sought after residential road convenient for Cuckfield village, Haywards Heath mainline station and road access onto A/M23.
Paddocks Land is an attractive property built by ‘Harold Turner’, a highly regarded local architect, having been well maintained and much improved by the present owners who have resided in the property for the past 20 years. Built in the late 1920’s and extended in more recent years this unique family home offers generous and versatile living space with twin staircase and the potential to fully convert the existing adjoining annexe into a self-contained home for independent relatives/au-pair if required. The property retains many of the original features including oak doors and architraves, tiled window sills, oak beams joinery and a brick open fireplaces. The mature gardens are a particular feature of the property being beautifully landscaped with uninterrupted rural views.
The well-arranged and versatile living accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance lobby, walk in cloaks room (scope to convert into shower room), large open central dining hall, double aspect sitting room and living room with open fireplace. There is a bespoke country style kitchen/breakfast room with large walk in larder, pine and granite worktops, matching base cupboards and drawers and built in appliances. A large separate utility/laundry room, 2 ground floor cloakrooms and a rear lobby. To the first floor the landing provides access to a large master bedroom suite with extensive range of fitted cupboards, one of which leads through to an en-suite bathroom, separate dressing room/bedroom, 3 further well-proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom.
ANNEXE: flexible additional living accommodation briefly comprises: large central sitting/dining room with access onto courtyard and rear garden. Steps lead up to bedroom 6 and a study. N.B there is considerable scope to fully convert this space into 1-bedroom self-contained annexe/office for anyone wishing to work from home
Further benefits of the property include gas central heating to radiators, character and original features, twin staircase, scope to further extend (STPP), beautiful gardens and grounds with outstanding views to the rear. Convenient village location within short walking distance of Haywards Heath mainline station, highly regarded schools and easy road access onto A/M23. Vacant possession available/no upward chain. EPC E
The property is approached over a private driveway providing ample parking/turning space for several vehicles and leading to a detached timber double garage (23’9 x 17’10) with electric remote control door and storage shed/store to one side. Adjacent to the garage is a further area of hardstanding providing additional parking. Overall plot size of approx. 1 Acre
FRONT GARDEN Being mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and beds containing a wide variety of natural plants, flowers and shrubs. A number of well-established trees and mature hedging offering a high degree of privacy, stone and brick pathways to front and side doors. All fully enclosed with newly replaced front boundary fencing.
REAR GARDEN Being a particular feature of the property and having been beautifully landscaped and maintained, with raised curved brick terrace adjoining the rear of the house providing ideal space for alfresco dining. The remainder of the garden is laid to an expanse of well-tended lawn interspersed with numerous footpaths, well established trees including Walnut, Redwood and Meddler, hedgerow, shrubs borders and vegetable gar