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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Dock, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex

Under Offer £745,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Receptions, Bathroom
  • Situated in a highly sought after downland village
  • Well arranged accomodation with double aspect sitting room and separate studio
  • Wood flooring, two oven Aga, wood burning stove
  • Well stocked garden with several mature fruit trees
  • EPC: F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

6 The Dock is situated close to the centre of the highly sought after and picturesque village of Firle and lies within the conservation area. The village provides a shop, church, primary school and a well-regarded public house.

Firle lies within the South Downs National Park which provides many miles of spectacular walking and riding country The village of Glynde lies about 1.25 miles to the north west and provides a mainline train station to London.

The historic county town of Lewes is approximately 4.5 miles, and provides an extensive range of amenities, shopping and recreational facilities, together with a regular mainline train service to London (Victoria about 64 minutes). The city of Brighton and Hove is about 11 miles to the west, whilst the A27 gives access to the A23/M23, Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network.

Attached to the south-western side of the house is a useful studio which can be approached from both the front of the house and from the garden which adds further flexibility.

6 The Dock is a picturesque detached period property, which is understood to date from the late 1700's. The property was orginally two cottages, and is attached to the walled garden of Firle Place. The house provides well-arranged and interesting accommodation over two floors. Features within the house include a wood burning stove in the double aspect sitting room, a two oven Aga in the dining room with attractive Peggy Angus tiles, a range of wooden fronted units in the kitchen with marble work surfaces, sash windows and exposed wooden floor boards in three of the four bedrooms.

Attached to the south-western side of the house is a useful studio which can be approached from both the front of the house and from the garden which adds further flexibility.

The garden which lies to the rear and side of the house is a particular feature of the property and is laid to lawn bordered some mature trees. Trees within the garden include quince, medlar, mulberry, pear, crab apples and a fig tree. To one end of the lawn there is a timber summerhouse, beyond which there is a fruit cage, an asparagus bed and a polytunnel. Bordering the garden to the rear is Firle Park woodland.

In all about 0.2 acre.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 October 2016

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