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4 bedroom character property for sale

Lodge Lane, Keymer


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A fine individual Grade II listed character property believed to have been built in the 16th Century and situated within a conservation area. The Property which is a well known local landmark has many features including a wealth of exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, inglenook fireplaces (not in use) latched doors and a thatched roof (We understand the owner that the roof was re thatched in 2004 using water reed with a life expectancy of 50-80 years). Modern improvements including thoughtfully extended accommodation comprise, refitted kitchen and bathroom units, gas central heating provided by a combination boiler, remote controlled double wrought iron electric gates and a heated swimming pool.

The property is situated in the centre of Keymer village approximately one mile from Hassocks which provides a variety of facilities, including shops, banks, a building society, a sub-post office (within Martins Newsagent's), a modern health centre, schools for all age groups and a main line railway station which provides regular services to London and the south coast (subject to network time tables).

The property with approximate room sizes comprises:

Canopied porch, outside light, solid front door to:


CLOAKROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising W.C. and washbasin, wall mounted gas-fired combination boiler providing central heating and instant hot water, halogen down lights, quarry tiled floor.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM A spacious open plan area having mood lighting, partial vaulted ceiling and a wealth of exposed beams. Kitchen Area 15'8" (4.78m) x 7'11" (2.41m) A double aspect room fitted with cream coloured kitchen furniture comprising an excellent range of base cupboard and drawer units with appliance spaces, wall mounted cupboards and work surfaces. The range of fitted appliances include 'Bosch' electric double oven and grill, 'Bosch' ceramic hob, 'Bosch' dish washer and extractor hood. A special feature of the room is an inglenook fireplace with an oak Bressemer beam having cupboards and a work surface inside, ceramic tiled splash areas and floor, ceiling mounted spot lights, under floor heating, period door to inner hall and a small step up to: Dining area 13'7" (4.14m) x 12'5" (3.78m) narrowing to 8'1" (2.46m) Exposed brick feature to one wall, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, down lights, television point, wall light, glazed door to Den/TV room, open archway with three steps up to:

DRAWING ROOM 15' (4.57m) x 13'2" (4.01m) A beautiful quadruple aspect room having a high vaulted ceiling with a wealth of exposed beams illuminated by spot lighting. Two radiators, TV point, telephone point, central heating thermostat, two sets of French doors leading to rear garden.

DEN/TV ROOM 10' (3.05m) x 9'11" (3.02m) Oak flooring, radiator, TV point, ceiling down lights, exposed beams, stable door to rear garden.

INNER HALL Stairs rising to first floor having a cupboard under, dimmer light switch, door to:

MASTER BEDROOM 14'1" (4.29m) x 11'8" (3.56m) A double aspect room with its own entrance door to driveway, radiator, Inglenook fireplace with oak bressemer, wall lights, TV point, exposed beams, built-in storage cupboard, door to: ENSUITE BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising corner bath with shower apparatus/ mixer tap, fully tiled shower cubicle with a thermostatic shower, pedestal wash basin, W.C., electric towel warmer, ceramic tiled splash backs, stone effect tiled floor with under floor heating, exposed brick walls, wall lights, extractor fan.


LANDING A spacious area.

BEDROOM 2 11'7" (3.53m) x 9'3" (2.82m) Double radiator, three wall lights, exposed beams.

BEDROOM 3 8'11" (2.72m) x 7'11" (2.41m) Double aspect, double radiator, wall lights, deep recess ideal for creating a walk in wardrobe. Electric meter cupboard housing a trip fuse consumer unit, exposed beams.

BEDROOM 4 8'10" (2.69m) x 9' (2.74m) Double radiator, exposed beams, ceiling down lights.

BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with hand grips and mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and pop-up waste, W.C., extractor fan, ladder style towel warmer, Mosaic tiled splash backs, vinyl floor, ceiling mounted spotlights.


FRONT GARDEN An elevated but level garden laid to lawn and shrub border, ornamental brick retaining wall. To one side an own brick driveway leads to a pair of wrought iron electric remote controlled gates beyond which a stone chipped driveway leads to:

REAR GARDEN A good sized garden measuring approximately 85'8" (26.11m) x 77' (23.47m) The garden has been landscaped to provide a spacious lawn as well as providing a large stone chipped turning and parking area for several vehicles. A special feature is the heated and filtered Swimming Pool 24' (7.32m) x 12' (3.66m) and a block built Workshop/Studio (formally a garage) 20'5" (6.22m) x 10'4" (3.15m) having a pitch tiled roof providing overhead storage, power and light, French doors plus additional door to rear garden. Timber shed. For the swimming pool there is a 'Lara's' outside gas fired boiler and a filtration unit housed in a brick built cupboard. Wrought iron gate to a right of way over a second driveway providing an additional parking space. Fitted water tap and outside lights.

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03 February 2012


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