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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Whitesmith, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8

Sold STC £799,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Cottage
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Wealth of Character
  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Bespoke Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Study
  • Family Bathroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Pear Trees is a charming and picturesque Grade II listed cottage, believed to date back to the 16th Century. The cottage has a wealth of charm and character throughout, which has been thoughtfully renovated in recent years in keeping with the charm of the cottage. In more detail the property comprises an entrance hall with doors leading to sitting room which features an inglenook fireplace with a bread oven, bespoke kitchen with Aga and Mandarin stone flooring, triple aspect dining room, utility room/shower room, triple aspect living room which features an inglenook fireplace and study.

The first floor comprises master bedroom with built-in wardrobe, second bedroom with access leading to third bedroom and recently fitted bathroom. The bathroom features separate shower unit, Mandarin stone flooring, under floor heating and stairs leading to attic room and roof space.


The hamlet of Whitesmith lies just 1.4 miles from the village of Laughton which has a shop, church, public house and primary school. The larger town of Uckfield is about 7 miles away and offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, banks, leisure facilities and a good range of schools. The historic county town of Lewes is about 9 miles to the west and offers a range of individual boutique shops, restaurants and public houses. There are mainline train stations at Lewes and Uckfield accessing London Bridge in 67 minutes and 75 minutes respectively. The property also offers excellent access to the road and rail networks to London and the South Coast via the A22. There are excellent leisure pursuits available in the area and of equestrian interest in particular these include an abundance of hacking available on country lanes linking to local bridleways.


The property is approached from Broomham Lane via double wooden gates giving access to a driveway which leads to a double garage and ample parking. Set within approximately 6.38 acres including paddocks to the south of the property and mature garden surrounding the property. The mature garden is beautifully tended and maintained and is mostly laid to lawn with some well stocked beds. There is a variety of mature trees including yew, holly, a mulberry and numerous oak trees. There is an area of orchard with apple and pear trees. The swimming pool lies to the rear of the house and features a detached pool house with shower and WC.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 September 2016

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