Guide Price £1,100,000 - £1,200,000
A former home of Lord Beeching, this impressive and extended family home has four bedrooms and three receptions rooms, and is also the site of famous astronomer Patrick Moore’s childhood observatory.
Nestled within approximately four acres of stunning grounds, the property forms part of the Brockhurst Estate, and offers history dating back to 1904. Little Manor’s substantial 2853 sq.ft of living accommodation comprises: entrance hall; W.C; study; dining room; living room with open fireplace and French doors leading out to a conservatory. Further to this, there is a fitted kitchen/breakfast room with built in appliances and side entrance; a utility room with direct access to the garage; drawing room leading through to the second entrance hall and, a double bedroom with French doors providing access to the rear patio and an ensuite shower room completes the ground floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom; double aspect guest bedroom; fourth double bedroom and a family bathroom concludes the living accommodation.
Externally, the property is accessed from Lewes Road via a long private driveway, where there is a parking for several vehicles. An archway with storage room leads through to the garage and opens out onto a courtyard with an open bay machinery store. Steps lead to a footpath with access to the Rotunda, a nine-sided summerhouse which comprises a central room currently utilised as a bedroom, surrounded by four garden storage rooms and a Westerly aspect conservatory.
To the Southern side, there is a patio area abutting the property, which is surrounded by mature shrubs, a goldfish pond with fountain and central steps leading to a large expanse of formal lawn. The landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the property extending to approximately four acres in total and offer a variety of mature shrubs and woodland areas flanking the borders. The West side of the garden has a wildflower meadow and a brick path leading the way to the remains of the observatory.
COUNCIL TAXBand ‘G’ Mid Sussex District Council
EPC RATING FRead more
|Extended family home||Four double bedrooms|
|Many character features||Three reception rooms|
|Three bathrooms||Fitted kitchen and separate utility room|
|2,853 sq.ft of living accommodation||Extensive gardens of approximately four acres|
|Rotunda outbuilding||No onward chain|