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5 bedroom link detached house for sale

High Street, Burwash

Withdrawn from Market £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • £700,000 - £725,000
  • Period Family Home
  • 5 Bedroom, 3 Bathrooms
  • Garage And Parking
  • Formal Drawing Room
  • Part Business Opportunity
  • Landscaped Gardens With Stunning Views
  • Re-fitted Kitchen
  • Full Of Character
  • Village Centre Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Dating back to the 1500's, the rear of the house is an old Sussex Hall House, later extended in Victorian times to add the village facing front section of the home. A great mix of old and newer styles, the rear of the home is full of character such as beamed ceilings and original doors, plus a glorious Inglenook fireplace with wood burning grate, making the sitting room very cosy and welcoming. The newer additions have high ceilings, large windows and the drawing room has a real grandiose feel to it. There are even more items of interest as you explore, such as the night bell outside the side door from the time the Doctor was in residence, to the second staircase and attic rooms, ready for conversion. There are 5 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a brand new wet room, plus a fully re-fitted kitchen.

But the wonders do not lie just in the house alone, but step out through the doors into the courtyard and you have a brick built outbuilding where the horses would have once been rested, which is now a garage and ample parking accessed via the driveway to the side of the house. But, walk further on past the covered pergola and there you have the garden with the panoramic views! You can see out across the Dudwell valley, with National Trust land beyond.

Facing the historic high street in Burwash, the location could not be more convenient. The drawing room to the front has been previously used as a tea room, but planning permission is there to convert back to a purely residential property too. There are local shops close by, plus some traditional Inns. Further afield you have Heathfield or Tunbridge Wells for more shopping needs and major supermarkets.

Schooling is well catered for with a popular local primary school, and both state and private schools within easy reach. Travelling to London is well catered for with the mainline station in Etchingham 5 minutes away by car. 

THE HOUSE  

ENTRANCE HALL Accessed by the side door with original cast iron door bell feature. Picture rails. Stairs to the first floor. Feature tiled flooring. 

KITCHEN Sash window to the side, further windows to the side. Beamed ceiling. Re-fitted cream coloured units with granite work surfaces and twin inset butlers sinks. Integrated fridge and freezer. Fitted cooker hood. Trap door to the cellar. Part tiled walls and floor.  

DINING ROOM Dual aspect picture windows with far reaching views. Tiled floor. 

SITTING ROOM Door and windows to the sun room. Feature Inglenook fireplace with brick surround, metal hood and fire grate. Under stairs storage cupboard. Stripped wooden flooring. 

CLOAKROOM/WET ROOM Window to the side. Walk in shower area. Heated towel rail. Wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls and tiled floor. 

SUN ROOM Windows and door to the garden. Tiled floor. 

INNER HALL Small hall area with second staircase to the first floor. 

LANDING/ STUDY AREA Sash window with views. Stairs up to the attic rooms. Beamed ceiling and wooden flooring. 

GUEST BEDROOM Beautiful bright double aspect room with views out over the Dudwell valley and beyond. Exposed beams and wooden flooring. 

BEDROOM 5 Sash window to the side. Beamed ceiling and wooden flooring. 

MASTER BEDROOM Bay sash windows to the rear with window seat and amazing far reaching views. Beamed ceiling. Picture rail. Airing cupboard with hot water tank and shelving. Wooden flooring. Door to en-suite. 

ENSUITE Luxury bathroom fitted with traditional style roll top bath with claw feet and mixer tap. WC, pedestal wash hand basin, and heated towel rail. Window to the rear. Tiled walls and flooring. 

LANDING Second staircase landing area. Picture rail. Built in cupboard. 

BEDROOM 3 Window to the front. Picture rail. Feature cast iron fireplace with slate hearth. Wooden flooring. Door to Bathroom. 

BEDROOM 4 Window to the front. Feature cast iron fireplace with slate hearth. Picture rail. Wooden flooring. 

JACK 'N' JILL BATHROOM Serving bedrooms 3 and 4 with window to the front. Bath with electric shower over. Wash hand basin. Tiled walls and flooring. 

WC Sash window to the side. Wc and wash hand basin. Part tiled walls and tiled flooring. 

ENCLOSED STAIRCASE Door leads to the stairs to the attic rooms. 

ATTIC ROOMS Two inter connecting rooms with exposed timbers and a window. Wooden flooring. Currently used for storage with a door separating the rooms. Further skylight area which could form another staircase. Ready for converting, subject to necessary consents.  

DRAWING ROOM Large room currently accessed from the high street. Two large windows to the front. Dado rail. Service counter for the tea rooms to one corner. Personnel door into the house. Wooden flooring. 

OUTSIDE  

DRIVEWAY To the side of the property is the driveway (owned by the house) that leads down to the garage and parking area. There is a public footpath that allows access down the drive to the fields. The driveway also has access for the cottage at the bottom. 

GARAGE Former carriage house, this is a brick built building now forming the garage with opening doors to the front, personnel door to the side, brick flooring and power/light. 

OFF ROAD PARKING To the front off the garage is an area for parking up to 3 cars. 

STORE/ UTILITY ROOM Currently used as a utility room with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Power and light. 

WC Outside Wc with wash hand basin and tiled flooring. 

PERGOLA Covered pergola with wooden decking and full of mature wisteria. 

REAR GARDEN Courtyard area outside the sunroom leading past the pergola and out to the landscaped gardens beyond. With unexpected amazing panoramic views over the Dudwell valley, the garden has been designed with two lawned areas, raised seating/ viewing terrace area, fish pond, well stocked flower and shrub borders, rose beds and is very secluded and secure. Outside power points. 

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18 November 2016

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