5 bedroom detached house for saleEast Hoathly, BN8
Sold STC £850,000
- Beautifully positioned 5 bedroom detached country home
- Stunning gardens and grounds of an acre
- Adjoining the neighbouring farmland and countryside
- Double aspect sitting room with inglenook fireplace
- Family room with wood burning stove
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Sun room
- Double aspect master bedroom with an impressive en-suite bathroom
- Number of useful outbuildings
- Complete seclusion
This magnificent country home is almost centrally positioned within an acre plot adjoining the neighbouring farmland and rolling countryside. Having been significantly improved and reconfigured the property affords spacious living accommodation throughout, with the ground floor accommodation boasting a beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a matching range of white gloss units, solid wooden work surfaces and a useful pantry cupboard. The sitting room features an attractive inglenook fire place with exposed timbers, enjoying a double aspect and sun room with floor to ceiling glass. The double aspect master bedroom is a particular feature, enjoying stunning rural views towards the neighbouring countryside with an impressive en-suite bathroom fitted with a Victorian style suite. The property comprises in brief on the ground floor: an entrance porch, a sitting room with attractive inglenook fireplace, a family room with wood burning stove and useful walk-in store room, a separate dining room with double doors leading to the kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility room, a study area, ground floor bathroom and two double bedrooms. The first floor provides a double aspect master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle, two further double bedrooms and a separate shower room. The front of the property is approached by a long driveway with an expanse of lawn to one side. The rear gardens are laid to lawn flanked by well stocked flower and shrub beds, enclosed by natural hedging enjoying complete seclusion. EPC band F.
The Old House is situated in a rural position off a quiet country lane close to open fields, farmland and rolling countryside. East Hoathly village is within a approx. a 10 minute walk offering a range of local facilities including a village shop, two popular public inns, primary school, a church and a local bus service which links with the neighbouring districts. A more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found at Lewes and Uckfield, the latter offers a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities including a cinema, several bars/restaurants as well as a popular leisure centre. Uckfield boasts a wide selection of schools for all age groups including a sixth form community college, nearby Tonbridge School, Cumnor House, Great Horsted and Rodean. Sporting and recreational facilities are within close range including golf courses at the East Sussex National course and the Royal Ashdown at Forest Row. The nearby A272 provides swift vehicular access to Haywards Heath which offers an excellent commuter train service to London (Victoria/London Bridge both approximately 47 mins) whilst the motorway network of the M23/25 is also easily accessed west of Haywards Heath at Bolney village. The coastal resorts of Eastbourne and Brighton city centre are also close by.
The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:
ENTRANCE PORCH: Glazed windows overlooking both sides of the property, quarry tiled flooring, wooden door with inset glass into:
SITTING ROOM: 19'9 x 17'9 Double aspect with glazed windows overlooking both sides of the property, exposed timbers, attractive inglenook style fireplace with cast iron canopy, built-in shelving, useful low level under stairs storage cupboards. SUN ROOM: Floor to ceiling glazed windows overlooking the rear of the property with wooden door with multi-pane glass giving access to a rear seating terrace, Karndean flooring.
FAMILY ROOM: 18'1 x 8'10 Double aspect with glazed windows overlooking the front and rear of the property, personal door giving access to the rear gardens, fireplace with wood burning stove, tiled hearth and timber mantle, Karndean flooring, vaulted ceiling.
STORE ROOM: Glazed windows overlooking both sides of the property, Karndean flooring, hatch giving access to loft space, power and light connected.
REAR LOOBY: Wooden door with inset glass giving access to the rear of the property, radiator, inset spotlighting, staircase rising to the: FIRST FLOOR.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM: Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin with chrome taps, part panelled tongue and groove walls, Kardean flooring, opaque glazed window overlooking the rear of the property, wall mounted electric heater.
DINING ROOM: 14'6 x 10' Glazed window overlooking the front of the property, radiator, Kardean flooring.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 19'10 x 11'6 Comprising one and a half bowl ceramic sink with free standing chrome mixer tap set in a solid wooden work surface with a matching range of white gloss units with brushed chrome door furniture, space and plumbing for dishwasher beneath, useful corner unit with carousel, tiled splash-back, French doors giving access to a seating terrace adjoining one side of the property, glass side panels, glazed window overlooking the rear gardens, radiator, useful pantry cupboard with multi-folding door, wood flooring.
UTILITY ROOM: 11'6 x 7'6 Comprising stainless steel sink with chrome taps set in a roll edge work surface with a matching range of units to eye and base level, space and plumbing for domestic appliances, wood flooring, leaded light glass overlooking the side of the property, wooden door with opaque glass giving access to the front.
Shallow steps into: STUDY AREA: Wooden double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, built-in storage cupboard
FAMILY BATHROOM: Comprising panel enclosed bath, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with part tiled walls, heated ladder style towel rail, opaque double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, vinyl flooring.
GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 4: 12'6 x 8'4 Double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, radiator.
GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 5: 12'6 x 7'10 Double glazed window overlooking the side terrace, radiator.
From the REAR LOBBY: A staircase rises to the: FIRST FLOOR: Hatch giving access to loft space, radiator, glazed window overlooking the front of the property.
MASTER BEDROOM: 18'3 x 11'9 Double aspect with glazed windows enjoying stunning rural views across the rear gardens and adjoining countryside beyond, radiator, eaves storage cupboards, built-in wardrobes, part vaulted ceiling. EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising tongue and groove panel enclosed bath with Victorian style mixer tap and handheld telephone shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with chrome taps, separate glazed shower cubicle with folding glass screen, wall mounted chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, part tongue and groove panel walls, radiator towel rail, double aspect with glazed windows overlooking the front and side of the property enjoying s stunning view towards the neighbouring countryside, vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM 2: 13'11 x 10'8 Double aspect with glazed windows overlooking the front and side of the property, exposed wood flooring, extensive range of built-in wardrobes, radiator.
BEDROOM 3: 14'8 x 11' Glazed window overlooking the rear of the property, exposed wood flooring, radiator, built-in wardrobes.
SHOWER ROOM: 6'8 x 5'7 Comprising glass enclosed shower cubicle with folding glass screen, wall mounted chrome mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with free standing chrome mixer tap, glazed window overlooking the front of the property, tiled flooring, inset spotlighting, under floor heating.
A concrete terrace immediately adjoins the rear of the property with the remainder of the gardens laid to lawn, flanked and interspersed by mature shrubbery. A wrought iron gate and archway leads to a paved seating terrace to the side enjoying a pleasant view towards the neighbouring countryside. Shallow steps lead to a PITCHED ROOF BRICK OUTBUILDING: Providing useful storage and a DETACHED BRICK PITCHED ROOF GARAGE. To one side of the property a wooden gate gives access to a separate drive, a gate and pathway leads to the front of the property with a DETACHED PART BRICK LOGGIA, raised flower and shrub beds.
The front of the property is approached by a long drive which in turn leads to a WIDE PARKING AREA: flanked by natural hedging with an expansive lawn to one side with a wide variety of mature trees bounded to one side by natural hedging with a picket gate which gives access to one side. The whole extending to 1 acre.
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