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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Spring Lane, Clayton

Sold STC £1,395,000

Property Description

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A grand, detached property sitting proudly within its part walled gardens and grounds, situated in the most idyllic location at the foot of the South Downs

The property is situated along a quaint and quiet country lane within Clayton, a true quintessential Sussex hamlet. The village of Ditchling, steeped in history and with its embedded ties to the arts is a short drive away and provides a traditional range of local shops and amenities. Hassocks is situated approximately 2 miles away and provides regular mainline rail services to London, Brighton and Gatwick (Victoria in approximately 55 minutes). Further to this Gatwick airport can be reached by car in approximately 30 minutes. The area is brimming with well-respected state and private schools including Ditchling C of E, Great Walstead, Downlands, Burgess Hill Girls, Hurst College and Brighton College. The city of Brighton and Hove is approximately 8 miles away and provides world class shopping, restaurants and provisions of the arts with a diverse twist. The surrounding countryside and rolling South Downs provide the finest backdrop for walking, cycling and horse riding.

With origins dating back to the 18th century, ‘Springs’ has evolved over the years and now takes the form of a magnificent Georgian style family house sitting centrally within its part walled gardens. The property has 5 reception rooms all of an excellent size and a beautiful vaulted kitchen/breakfast room with fitted solid oak kitchen and french doors out on the elevated decked terrace. The property is arranged over 3 floors, with the first floor having a master bedroom with lavish en-suite bathroom and balcony with views towards the rolling South Downs. The lower ground floor that would provide perfect au pair accommodation has a bedroom with patio doors on the rear garden, a bathroom and a laundry room. The garden wraps around the property on all sides with strategic shrub and tree planting and raised sleeper vegetable beds. Areas of decked and stone terrace adjoin the property taking advantage of the sunny vista. The property also has the benefit of a detached double oak framed car port.

KITCHEN
Solid oak wall and base units including display cupboards and shelves
Granite worksurfaces
Inset double ‘Butler’ style sink
4 oven electric Aga
Space for fridge freezer
Space and plumbing for dishwasher
Space for microwave
Ceramic tiled floor
Underfloor heating
Vaulted ceiling with exposed green oak beams
Adjacent utility room
2 Skylights

BATHROOMS

(En-Suite Bathroom)
Free standing roll top bath with decorative clawed feet, side mounted taps and hand shower attachment
Large walk in shower with glazed floor to ceiling screen, wall mounted thermostatic shower and hand shower attachment
Pine vanity unit with inset wash hand basin
Ceramic tiled floor
Underfloor heating

(Family Bathroom)
Panelled bath with corner mounted taps
Corner shower cubicle with concertina door
Wall mounted thermostatic shower
Wall mounted wash hand basin
Low level w.c. suite
Ceramic tiled floor
Underfloor heating

(Family Shower Room)
Corner shower cubicle with curved glazed door
Wall mounted thermostatic shower
Low level w.c. suite
Pedestal wash hand basin
Ceramic tiled floor

SPECIFICATION
2 ‘Glow worm’ LPG boilers (working in tandem) located in the laundry room
Fireplace with multi-fuelled burner, slate hearth and oak mantel in the sitting room
Stripped pine flooring to the majority of the ground and first floor
Beautiful master suite and balcony with views over neighbouring farmland and towards the South Downs
Large kitchen/family room with vaulted ceiling, exposed green oak beams and french door onto the elevated terrace 
Underfloor heating to the whole of the lower ground floor 
The lower ground floor provides excellent potential au pair accommodation
Television and Sky points in all bedrooms
Economy 7 electricity meter
2 separate parking areas with parking for several cars
Brick lined hand dug well
Gardens and grounds amassing to approximately 0.9 acre
Private drainage system
External water taps to the front and rear of the property
Security lighting to the car port and east side of the house

External
The property is approached via a wrought iron gate and via a paved path to the front door. There are multiple areas of paved and decked terrace adjoining the house on all sides. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and surrounds the property to all sides, bordered by shrubs and trees. Within the garden are several raised oak sleeper vegetable beds and a shingle pathway leading to a detached double oak framed car port. The garden is predominantly walled and has the benefit of a stream at the bottom. There are 2 separate parking areas with parking for several cars with oak posts protecting the verge.
 

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21 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Hassocks (1.0 mi)
  • Burgess Hill (3.1 mi)
  • Wivelsfield (3.9 mi)
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34 High Street, Ditchling, BN6 8TA

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01273 839312 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Hassocks (1.0 mi)
  • Burgess Hill (3.1 mi)
  • Wivelsfield (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Chatt Estates, Ditchling

34 High Street, Ditchling, BN6 8TA

01273 839312 Local call rate

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