A stunning 4 BEDROOM WING
set in lovely SOUTH FACING GROUNDS OF APPROXIMATELY 1 ACRE
forming part of an elegant Victorian country estate.
The property boasts a wealth of character features including high ceilings, sash windows, intricate woodwork/glazing and a feature fireplace. On the ground floor is a hall, a downstairs cloakroom/wc, a study, a 17'9 x 12' KITCHEN/DINING ROOM WITH AGA
and a delightful GARDEN ROOM
that was added by the current owners and have doors that open up onto the terrace.
The real highlight of the property is the amazing 28'7 x 20' SITTING ROOM
which was the billiard room of the original house and has a feature fireplace and glazed wooden arch to the kitchen. On the first floor there is a landing with skylight, 4 bedrooms and a spacious bath/shower room. To the rear of the property is a storage/utility area with external access.
The grounds are spectacular, laid mainly to sweeping lawns with a paved terrace adjoining the property, rose garden, mature trees and a TENNIS COURT
. There is a long driveway, ample parking and in 2007 the owners added an ENGLISH HERITAGE DOUBLE GARAGE WITH OFFICE/STUDIO
and an external staircase leads to a useful area above. There is also a further double garage/workshop. You also have use of a conservation lake and woodland on the other side of the lane.
The property forms part of an impressive Victorian country estate tucked away off a sought-after country lane at Chailey. Within this pretty rural spot there are a few neighbouring quality homes which are surrounded by countryside, the general location being interspersed with several footpaths and bridleways linking with Newick and nearby areas including Chailey Common. Chailey Green is a short distance away with a country pub and primary school. The village green of Newick is also closeby where there is a traditional range of shops including convenience stores, a post office, a butchers, bakers, lovely old parish church, outstanding primary school, health centre, inns and restaurants. Golf is available at nearby Piltdown and the towns of Uckfield (five and a half miles), Lewes (six miles) and Haywards Heath (seven miles) all offer an extensive range of shops and recreational facilities. Haywards Heath railway station provides fast and regular services to London (Victoria and London Bridge both approximately 45 minutes). There is an excellent range of both state and private schooling within the area. Read more