5 bedroom detached house for saleDaleham Lane, Splaynes Green, Fletching, East Sussex, TN22
Sold STC £1,895,000
- Five Bedrooms
- Three Bathrooms
- Drawing Room
- Dining Room
- Cinema/Family Room
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Utility Room
- Two Downstairs Cloakrooms. Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court
Built around 1890 Gooseletts House offers a fine example of a wonderful Victorian home being double fronted with high ceilings and feature fireplaces. The current owners have extended and refurbished the property to an extremely high standard to create a family home with an abundance of rooms for entertaining and family time. The full details can be gained from the floor plan but in brief the property comprises.
The property can be approached via two driveways the first leading to the front of the property with ample parking for several cars. The second driveway leads to the stabling and garage. On entering the property you are greeted by a bright and welcoming entrance hall with stairs to the first floor. There are four receptions rooms leading off the hallway. The spacious drawing room sits to the front of the house with a stunning working fireplace. The dining room is light and bright with French doors leading to the gardens to the side - this room is ample in size providing superb space for formal entertaining. The study is again to the front of the house with built in shelving and plenty of work space. The kitchen/breakfast room sits in the heart of the house and is simply stunning designed by PD kitchens with white gloss units and a spacious island all finished with a composite worktop for extra durability. With integrated Neff appliances, gas hob, double oven, warming drawer and dishwasher. Bi fold doors are a feature of this room and open up fully to the outdoor terrace that captures the stunning Sussex countryside to the rear of the property. A utility room leads off the kitchen with a butler sink, space for washing machine and tumble dryer and a stable door that leads to the gardens on the West. The owners have extended to the rear of the property to create a family room/cinema room that leads from the kitchen. This room is filled with an abundance of natural light with French doors leading to the terrace and gardens. Both this room and the kitchen, utility room have underfloor heating.
To the first floor there are three bedrooms which are serviced by a modern family bathroom with impressive walk in shower and free standing bath with under floor heating. To the second floor there are a further two bedrooms of which both have en suite bathrooms. There is planning permission in place to create a sixth bedroom ref: WD/2010/0971/F
Situated in the very popular village of Fletching with a primary school and Nursery as well as two pubs including the well known Griffin Inn. There is a village shop in the nearby village of Newick. Haywards Heath is about 7 miles distant with a mainline rail station (London Bridge 45 mins and London Victoria 44 mins). Brighton is 20 miles to the south. There are excellent schooling facilities in the area including Fletching village school, Cumnor House at Danehill (2 miles), Great Walstead at Lindfield (4.5 miles), Ardingly College and Burgess Hill school for girls.
The plot at Gooseletts House extends to 1.51 hectares (3.733 acres). This is divided into paddocks and established gardens with a mixture of herbaceous borders with a well stocked variety of perennials. The gardens sit to each side of the property but with the majority extending to the rear. This incorporates an orchard with cooking and eating apples and plums. A large vegetable plot a pond and a large and very quaint outbuilding that used to be the old pig house. There is a further tennis court and swimming pool and pool house. The pool has an automatic safety cover and is heated by a boiler. The property is ideally set up for the equestrian enthusiast with three stables and yard, space for a sand school and a horse shelter. A second driveway that leads to the yard is ideal access for a horse box.
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