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7 bedroom detached house for sale

North Common Road, Wivelsfield Green, East Sussex, RH17

Sold STC £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility
  • Pantry
  • Cloakrooms
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Office

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Botches is an extremely attractive Grade II listed property that sits in a slightly elevated position overlooking its own stunning grounds. The property is beautifully maintained and offers a wealth of character and charm, incorporating exposed beams, impressive inglenook fireplaces, staircases, oak panelling and
flagstone flooring. Spanning over 5,000 sq ft and when including the outbuildings and pool you have a total of 6635 sq ft this makes for an ideal family home. When entering the property you are greeted by an impressive reception hall which in turn leads to further rooms; A stunning panelled dining room, drawing room with Inglenook fireplace and then a further more relaxed sitting room. The kitchen/breakfast room sits at the heart of the house and has ample work space and AGA, a utility room adjoins here and a further pantry and store room. To the first floor the master bedroom has a wonderful view over the garden and up to the fields, with a plethora of built in wardrobes and an en suite shower room. There are a further four bedrooms and two further bathrooms on this floor and a fifth bedroom which is currently used by the owners as the home office. Two bedrooms and a sitting room occupy the top floor.


Wivelsfield Green lies almost equidistant between the towns of Haywards Heath (4 miles) and Burgess Hill, which both provide a good selection of shops, services and amenities and mainline rail services. Lindfield (5 miles), Lewes (10 miles) and Brighton (14 miles)
offer a further range of shops and restaurants. Mainline rail services are available at Haywards Heath (London Bridge/London Victoria from 42 minutes), Wivelsfield (Burgess Hill) and Burgess Hill. There is an excellent range of state and independent schools in the area,
Wivelsfield Primary School (close proximity), Burgess Hill School, Cumnor, Great Walstead, Hurst College and Brighton College. The A23/M23 gives access Gatwick Airport (16 miles), and the national motorway network.


The grounds at Botches are superb and extend to a plot of 2.876 acres. There is a lovely mixture of more formal gardens towards the house with a variety of mixed borders, mature trees and hedging, a wonderful expanse of open fields lie to the rear of the gardens and are left to be a natural haven for the local wildlife. It goes without saying the children over the years have had many a camping party here and with the extra goodies of an indoor heated swimming pool and tennis court this is a wonderful home and play area for any expanding family.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 June 2016

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