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5 bedroom house for sale

Lewes Road, Lindfield, RH16

Under Offer £850,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A delightful 5 bedroom detached Grade II Listed Period cottage dating back to the 15th Century offering an abundance of period features including several Inglenook fireplaces and exposed wall and ceiling timbers. The property also has planning consent (11/03210/FUL) if required, to enlarge the cottage to the rear with a substantial extension to form a further drawing room with a staircase leading to a mezzanine level. Carriers also benefits from a detached garage and driveway providing additional parking and the lovely rear garden is a particular feature extending to about half an acre and offers good privacy and seclusion.

Conveniently located just off the pretty village High Street within 50 metres of a variety of traditional shops, boutiques, post office, several restaurants and three public houses all a short stroll away. Other local amenities include village hall, bowling green, golf courses and well regarded schools for all ages within the vicinity. The main town of Haywards Heath is 1.5 miles away and provides further shopping facilities and the main line station with a fast and frequent commuter service to Gatwick (15 minutes) & London (Victoria & London Bridge 45 minutes).

Oak front door to:

Entrance Lobby

Sitting Room : 15'7" x 10'0" (4.75m x 3.05m) , Feature Inglenook fireplace with oakl bressemer beam, brick hearth and concealed lighting. Radiator. Double aspect. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. 4 wall light points. Opening to:

Study : 9'10" x 9'0" (3.00m x 2.74m) , Radiator. 2 wall light points. Ceiling timbers.

Dining room : 12'4" x 10'5" (3.76m x 3.18m) , Feature Inglenook fireplace with oak bressemer beam and fitted cast iron wood burning stove on brick and stone hearth. Concealed lighting. Radiator. 3 wall light points. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. TV aerial point. Staircase to first floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room : 15'5" x 12'9" (4.70m x 3.89m) , Work surface with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap with cupboards and plumbing under for dishwasher. Further work surfaces with cupboards below. Radiator. Part tiled walls. Ceiling timbers. Telephone point. Door to dining room. Double doors to terrace.

Utility Room : 13'9" x 10'10" max. (4.19m x 3.30m) , Deep glazed Belfast sink unit with cupboards below. Further work surfaces with plumbing under for washing machine. Larder cupboard. Radiator. Cupboard housing gas boiler and hot water cylinder. Oak door to side.

Door from sitting room to:

Rear Lobby : Staircase to first floor and door to:

Shower/Cloakroom : White suite comprising shower enclosure with electric shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Radiator. Double aspect.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 : 17'0" x 10'4" (5.18m x 3.15m) , Radiator. Double aspect. Exposed wall timbers. Wall light point.

Bedroom 2 : 13'0" x 11'1" (3.96m x 3.38m) , Radiator. Telephone point. TV aerial point. Fitted wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom 3 : 10'9" x 9'1" (3.28m x 2.77m) , Radiator. Exposed wall timbers. 2 wall light points.

Bedroom 4 : 10'7" x 8'2" (3.23m x 2.49m) , Radiator. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard with folding doors.

Bathroom : White suite comprising panelled bath with fitted shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Radiator. Ladder towel warmer. Ceiling downlighters.

Staircase from landing to:

Second Floor : Built-in double storage cupboard.

Bedroom 5 : 11'8" max x 11'0" (3.56m x 3.35m) , Radiator. Vaulted timbered ceiling. Ceiling downlighters.

Timber ladder from 2nd landing to:

Attic Room : 9'0" x 8'7" (2.74m x 2.62m) , Ceiling timbers. Door to eaves storage.


Large Rear Garden : Delightful garden laid mainly to lawn and well screened by hedging, trees and shrubs.Terrace adjoining the cottage. Established trees. The rear of the garden is concealed and currently used as a vegetable garden and compost area. The rear garden is a particular feature and extends to about 1/2 an acre. Timber garden shed. 2 brick built garden stores.

Detached Garage : Double timber doors to front. Gravel driveway providing parking for several cars.

Front Garden : Enclosed by low brick walls with several areas of lawn edged with flower and shrub borders. Gate and side access to:

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23 May 2012


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