5 bedroom detached house for saleHassocks Road, Hurstpierpoint,
Offers in Excess of £1,300,000
- Rarely Available Detached Edwardian House
- Beautiful & Good Sized Gardens
- Five Bedrooms
- Three Bathrooms
- Four Reception Rooms
- Farmhouse Kitchen With Gas Fired Aga
- Large Cellarage
- Many Period Features
- Original Coach House Outbuilding With Scope
- Views Towards The Downs
Full descriptionA Rare Opportunity To Acquire A Substantial Detached Edwardian House, With Accommodation Arranged Over 3 Floors, Set In Stunning Mature Gardens On The East Side Of Hurstpierpoint, With Useful Former Coach House Outbuilding & Plenty Of Parking.
This handsome Edwardian home has many of the hallmark features of its period origin yet has been sympathetically improved over the years by the present owners to provide a home which caters well for modern living yet retains much of its charm. The property is entered via both an entrance porch and inner vestibule prior to the welcoming central reception hall. The front sitting room has a feature rectangular bay window as well as an open fireplace. There is a good sized formal dining room, as well as generous informal dining space in the breakfast room. The kitchen has more than a hint of farmhouse style with its quarry tiled flooring bespoke pine kitchen units and gas fired Aga. There is also a separate utility area within the rear lobby.
The ground floor accommodation is further enhanced with a cosy snug/study which also with fireplace, a timber conservatory and ground floor bathroom with French bath. As with many houses of this ilk, there is a substantial cellar area providing useful storage or workshop space and a separate wine storage area.
Upstairs on the lower first floor landing is a good sized family bathroom with separate shower enclosure The upper first floor has the master bedroom, enjoying views towards the south downs, a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards and direct access to an en-suite bathroom. Two further bedrooms are on the first floor and a further staircase leads to two second floor bedrooms, one having stunning southerly views, the other with a deep fitted wardrobe.
Externally, the gardens are second to none with beautifully manicured rear gardens which are laid to lawn with a wide range of specimen plants, trees and ornamental bushes surrounding the garden. Worthy of special mention is an original brick built coach house located to the west boundary. This has excellent access and could well be considered for conversion subject to acquiring the necessary consents. The property is well secluded at the front with mature hedging hiding a delightful landscaped garden with many more flowers and shrubs and a charming seating area with pergola adorned with mature foliage. The property is accessed via ornate wrought iron security gates with a long driveway leading along the west side of the boundary providing ample parking for a number of cars.
Entrance Porch & Vestibule * Main reception Hall * Sitting Room * Conservatory * Dining Room * Study/Snug * Cellar * Ground Floor Bathroom * Kitchen Breakfast Room * Lobby/Utility * Master Bedroom With Ensuite Bathroom * 4 Further Bedrooms * Family Bathroom & Shower Room * Exquisite Mature Gardens * Useful Coach House Outbuilding Offering Potential * Ample Parking & Driveway * Views * Gas Fired Central heating * Many Period Features
The property is located within brief walking distance of the bustling High Street with its range of facilities including a village stores, butchers, bakers, greengrocers and many other independent retail outlets. Schooling for all ages is readily available including St Lawrence CEP School in the village, Hurstpierpoint College (accessed via nearby College Lane) Downlands Community School in Hassocks. Mainline rail services are also available from Hassocks Station which is within about a mile offering regular services to London, Gatwick and Brighton & Hove. Many miles of countryside walking can be accessed nearby
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