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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ryders Wells Lane, Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5RN

Offers in Region of £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quiet and private rural location
  • Approximately one mile from Lewes
  • Magnificent gardens
  • Immaculate order throughout
  • Detached bed-sit annex with potenetial for further conversion to one bedroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in this largely unknown and most private lane and cul-de-sac. The property is in a stunning location at the far end of this picturesque lane. Ryders Wells Lane is approximately a mile from Lewes, off the Uckfield Road, feasibly a walk to the County Town, but also an easy drive. Lewes has an historic core with period properties and cultural attractions, as well as individual shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and three superstores. Lewes Railway Station connects to London Victoria in approximately 1 hour and also London Bridge.

An attractive chalet style house, superbly modernised with a converted annex and a magnificent large, many faceted, south facing garden, superbly created by the current owner. The house is in immaculate order with modern oak flooring, an attractive fireplace to the 22ft sitting room, a superb fitted kitchen/family room and with high quality bathroom and shower room. The annex has potential for being a one bedroom facility with extra first floor area. The garden is a true garden-lovers dream with accompanying wildlife.

Energy Efficiency Rating Band: E (House) and Band: D (Annex)



Attractive LANDING
10`5 x 9`10 (3.20m x 3.05m). Double glazed casement windows to front garden and Ryders Wells Lane. Modern galleried staircase with painted wooden balustrades, hand rails and newel posts. Oak wood floor. Dado rail. Ebeco thermostat for underfloor electric heating.

17`2 x 14` (5.24m x 4.27m). Magnificent double aspect room with double glazed casement window having bedside views to the garden and open countryside. Double glazed casement window looking to Ryders Wells Lane and the front garden. Recessed spotlights. Eaves storage. Full range of bedroom cupboards including wardrobes with hanging rails, open shelves and cupboards over. Oak wood floor.

6` x 6`7 max (1.83m x 2.04m). Sloping ceiling with Velux window to south garden and countryside views. Recessed spotlights. White suite comprising tile panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Pedestal wash basin. Low level w.c. Half tiled walls with upper tiled band.

10`5 x 10`4 (3.20m x 3.17m). Double glazed casement window with superb outlook to south over the rear garden and open fields beyond. Range of 2 double wardrobe cupboards with cupboards over and shelf/desktop to side with drawers and open shelves. Oak wood floor. Recessed spotlight. Hatch to roof space.

12`8 x 7`(3.90m x 2.14m). Double glazed casement windows looking to front garden. Range of wooden fitted cupboards with wardrobes, hanging rails, shelves and cupboards over and to the side. Oak wood floor. Recessed spotlights. Thermostat.

8` x 7`6 (2.44m x 2.32m). Velux window with view to open countryside. Modern double shower with attractive tiling and Mira Element independent shower, glazed door and double tray. White suite of wash basin with mixer taps and cupboards and drawers under, tile splashback. Low level w.c.


Wooden entrance door and double glazed windows to each side. Modern galleried staircase to first floor landing with painted wooden balustrades and hand rails. Oak wood floor. Cupboard understairs. BRTM MKS thermostat. Dado rail. Telephone point. 2 Wall lights. Further base storage cupboard.

22`10 x 14`6 (7.02m x 4.45m). Double aspect room with double glazed patio doors to the rear garden with double glazed side panels to south. Front double glazed casement window looking to front garden. Attractive white Art Deco fireplace with granite inserts and hearth. Dado rail. Oak wood flooring. 2 Wall lights. Individual thermostat. Cornice.

13`9 x 10`5 (4.24m x 3.20m). Double glazed casement window to south facing rear garden. Oak wood floor. Dado rail. Wall light. Glazed double doors to entrance hall.

22`4 x 10`2 (6.83m x 3.11m). Magnificent oak kitchen with granite work tops. Recessed 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer lever taps and grooved granite drainer and tops to side. Oak wood units with stainless steel handles. Neff 4-ring electric ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood and light over. Solid wood worktops with drawers, pan drawers and fitted dishwasher below. Corner cupboard with corner swing trays. Granite upstands. Fitted stainless steel microwave. Stainless steel Neff oven with drawers under and vent cupboard below. Further granite worktop with drawers, bin cupboard and double cupboards under and range of part glazed wall cupboards over. Full height oak cupboards housing larder, sliding shelf cupboard and fitted fridge/freezer. Wicker pull-out trays under. Tiled floor. Recessed spotlights. Cornice. Double glazed casement window and door to garden. Central arch to family area currently housing table and having tiled floor, recessed spotlights, exposed wood skirting, oak dresser top and cupboard under, glazed wall cupboards over.


Formerly the detached garage and having potential as a 1 bedroom self-contained unit.


26` x 18`9 (7.93m x 5.76m) overall.
Sitting area: Double patio door with double glazed units to front garden. Upvc double glazed windows to westerly aspect. Recessed spotlights. 2 Double radiators. TV point. Study area to north-west corner.
Kitchen area: Upvc double glazed window to rear garden. Butlers sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Grant oil fired boiler. Wood staircase to first floor.

8`4 x 6`8 (2.56m x 2.07m). Mira Excel power shower. Low level w.c. Pedestal wash basin with mixer taps. Tiled walls and floor. Recessed spotlights. Heated ladder towel rail.


11` x 9` (3.35m x 2.74m) and approximate 5`6 (1.71m) height. Potential for Games Room accommodation.

Herringbone brick driveway with wrought iron gates, offering parking for at least 3 cars. Ryders Wells Lane comes to an end at the property with a turning circle beyond and thus is totally private and easy for visitors parking. To the west of the gate there is a stunning Japanese style garden with beautiful arbor with climbing plants and surrounding beds with large slate slab stepping stones. The garden is pebbled with shaped beds with rockeries and attractive wild grasses with tree-carved seat, sculptures and fir tree. The main rockery has a water fountain and tree glade to the west. The front garden is beautifully secluded by attractive shrub and miniature trees approached via attractive arbor shielding brick steps and pathway to rear and to front drive. There is a lawned garden with hedge screen and cloche beds with flowers and attractive shrubs and evening seating area. An arbor leads to the rear garden but to the east there are raised beds for fruits and vegetables and beyond further trellis a fruit cage. The lawn extends to an attractive wild flower garden and copse with bluebells and crocuses in season and attractive woodland with hedge screen to front and guarding open countryside and fields to the rear. Walking back towards the house is a circular bed of wild flowers and an arbor to a rectangular deck with Koi Carp large natural water pond with central bridge. The deck is a peaceful haven with water fountain and a superb south facing seating area with further arbor with bay trees and climbing plants, onto the main lawn shaped with superb beds of miniature hedge and shrubs with Yucca plant. Immediately to the south of Ryders Wells Bungalow is a slabbed patio with large circular seating area and water butt and looks to attractive woodland beyond with bird feeders is a nature lover`s dream. Behind the main garden there is a bridge over a small occasional running brook to a natural bank of wild flowers with views to open countryside. Rustic wooden screens open to reveal a large shed, 12` x 8` (3.66m x 2.44m), and further shed, 8` x 4` (2.44m x 1.22m), with behind the annex an outside water tap, oil tank and water butt.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 May 2016

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