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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lewes Road, Westmeston, East Sussex, BN6

Sold STC £1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Family Home
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Stunning Downland Views
  • Triple Aspect Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Triple Aspect Master Bedroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful detached Grade II listed former Hall House believed to date back to the 14th century with later additions providing versatile family accommodation. This charming property offers much character and the principle rooms take full advantage of this glorious setting amongst some of the most beautiful countryside Sussex has to offer. The ground floor accommodation is approached by an ample entrance hall which leads directly into the triple aspect drawing room looking out onto the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room utilises the former inglenook fireplace making for a good space for a tables and chairs. This room has access into the utility room, which also has a door to the gardens and therefore also makes a good boot room area if arriving home with muddy boots or a wet dog. The current owners were drawn to the property by the separate dining room with beamed ceiling and inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burner. Also on the ground floor is a further sitting room. The first floor can be accessed by two staircases and has five bedrooms, including a wonderful master suite with dressing area and en-suite bathroom. the bedroom area has a triple aspect with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.


Situated in an elevated position at the foot of the South Downs within the beautiful hamlet of Westmeston and lying close to the historic Church. Westmeston is a short distance from the ever popular and picturesque village of Ditchling in the South Downs National Park. The village has a variety of local shops, including arts and craft workshops, a museum, a post office, newsagent and delicatessen. In addition there are excellent pubs The Bull and the White Horse, a village church and a primary school. A wider range of shops is available at Hassocks, about 2 miles to the west, which also has a mainline train station to London Bridge/Victoria (approximately 55 minutes). The city of Brighton and the south coast are about 9 miles distant. The A23/M23 provides good access to Gatwick and the national motorway network.
There are a number of excellent schools in the area, including St. Margaret's Primary School in Ditchling, Downlands Community Secondary School in Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint College, Burgess Hill School for Girls and Brighton College.


The property set in beautiful gardens and grounds of approximately 0.22 hectares (0.548 acres). Approached by a private drive with parking for several vehicles and leading to a timber frame garage with a double open bay with workshop and store alongside and stairs leading to an upper level. To the front of the property are manicured lawned separated by a bricked entrance pathway. The lawns wrap around the house to the beautiful gardens to the rear which include a terrace adjacent to the house with further lawns, an orchard area, shrub bed and borders. From the gardens you have the most stunning views over the surrounding fields towards the South Downs and to Ditchling Beacon.

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26 September 2016

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