Little Gables is a stunning (2,232 sq ft) 4 bedroom detached home situated within beautifully landscaped and mature gardens and grounds of approximately 0.60 of an acre plot on the highly sought after Cuckfield/Haywards Heath borders, within walking distance of Cuckfield’s picturesque village High street, excellent schools and Haywards Heath mainline railway station.
Built in the in the early 1920s by the renowned architect; Harold G Turner, Little Gables is an excellent example of his fine workmanship. The property offers well-arranged living accommodation together with considerable scope for further enlargement into the loft or the rear elevation (STPP). There is also current lapsed planning permission to build a detached double car porch/garaging to the front boundary. The present owners have both extended to the side elevation and extensively refurbished/modernised the house which is now offered for sale in immaculate order throughout. They have been careful to retain its many original character features, inherent of these beautiful houses, which include a wealth of exposed joinery, brick fireplaces, tiled and parquet flooring, fitted oak cupboards and doors.
The accommodation on the ground floor is arranged around an impressive central reception hall and comprises: front door leading to side entrance porch, cloakroom/WC, a stunning sitting room with open fireplace, stone surround and parquet flooring throughout and a country style kitchen/ breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with solid wood work surfaces, sink unit and bespoke base cupboards, drawers and matching eye level wall cupboards with space for Rangemaster cooker. An internal door from the kitchen leads to the beautifully finished ‘Orangery’ which is a recent addition and gives the home a fabulous & light playroom/formal dining space off the kitchen and also gives access to a home office/store room and the rear garden. Further internal double doors open into a generous bedroom/family room with feature brick open fireplace, tiled hearth and bespoke oak corner recess cupboards. There is a separate study area to the front and a rear lobby with large storage cupboard and double doors leading out to the rear gardens. On the first floor: there is a spacious landing, a built in airing cupboard and access to the large loft space, a separate WC, a master suite with fitted wardrobes and newly re-fitted luxurious en-suite shower room including a tiled shower cubicle with drench shower off the mains and hand basin. There are two further generously proportioned double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a newly fitted luxurious fully tiled family bathroom including a separate shower cubicle with drench shower off the mains and cupboard providing space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Additional benefits of the property include; newly installed double glazing throughout and recently installed ‘Worcester’ gas fired boiler, character and original features, considerable scope to further extend (STPP), beautifully landscaped private gardens, a convenient edge of village location.
EPC: F and Council Tax Band: G
The property is approached via a securely gated and long private driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles and turning area. The impressive gardens are a particular feature of the property having been well designed and landscaped throughout and beautifully maintained on a regular basis.
Front Garden: (127’ x 82’) with central areas of lawn, plant borders and beds, a variety of established trees and shrubs including a large established Cedar tree towards the entrance. It is here that there is lapsed planning permission in place to build a detached double open car port/ garaging. The entire front garden is fully enclosed and offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion