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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Upper Hartfield, East Sussex


Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive 1930's 3 bedroom semi detached house with large gardens
  • Long driveway providing off street parking
  • Impressive bow fronted sitting room
  • Kitchen/dining room with patio doors to gardens
  • 3 good sized bedrooms
  • Double glazed windows
  • Fine far reaching rural views
  • Highly desirable location on edge of Ashdown Forest
  • Complete rewire and heating system installed within the last 5 years

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive three bedroom semi-detached 1930's house with large gardens enjoying fine far reaching rural views forming part of this highly desirable hamlet on the edge of the Ashdown Forest. The property offers tremendous scope for a side extension to provide additional accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents. The rear gardens are a particular feature with a paved patio immediately adjoining the rear of the property the remainder laid to lawn flanked and interspersed with numerous mature shrubs. The accommodation comprises in brief a covered entrance, an entrance lobby, an attractive bow fronted sitting room with open brick fireplace, an impressive open plan kitchen/dining room with range cooker and double doors opening to the patio and gardens and a useful utility room. From the entrance hall a staircase rises to the first floor landing, three bedrooms and a modern white family bathroom. Outside there is a private driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles and leading in part to a side storage area and a single garage. There is an area of front garden laid to lawn enclosed in part by natural hedging. EPC Band D.

9 Gallipot Hill is pleasantly positioned in Upper Hartfield and is on the edge of the breath-taking 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind A. A. Milnes Winnie the Pooh books. Hartfield village boasts a range of public facilities including a village shop, tea rooms, a butchers/farm shop, a doctor's surgery and a highly regarded primary school as well as a country pub. The area is renowned for its natural beauty and for being the gateway to the breath-taking Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind AA. Milnes Winnie the Pooh books and provides vast scenic walks and bridle paths. Nearby Forest Row offers an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities for day to day needs including two mini supermarkets. The regional centres in the area, East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells are approximately six and seven miles away respectively both offering rail services to London. The nearest railway stations are Cowden and Ashurst which provide services to London Bridge and Victoria in just under one hour. There are bus services providing a regular service from Hartfield to Tunbridge Wells (including a school bus) and to East Grinstead and Crawley.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

COVERED ENTRANCE: front door with leaded light double glazed insert into: ENTRANCE HALL: staircase to first floor landing, under-stairs storage cupboard with window to side, laminate flooring.

SITTING ROOM: 13'4 x 12'2 an attractive bow fronted room with UPVC double glazed bow window overlooking the front of the property, open brick fireplace with oak bressumer over, recess cast iron grate, built-in bookcase, picture rail, spotlighting.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 19'6 x 12'2 an impressive open plan room, re-fitted with a modern range of units and comprising single bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with free standing mixer tap, cupboards and drawers beneath. Adjoining work surfaces, free standing range cooker with stainless steel and glazed extractor canopy over, additional range of units to eye and base level, UPVC double glazed double doors with adjacent floor to ceiling side panels opening to the terrace and gardens, timber flooring, recess spotlighting.

UTILITY ROOM: 6'8 x 5'9 window to rear, part glazed door opening to the side pathway and gardens, work surfaces, wall mounted boiler, recess spotlighting.

From the entrance hall a staircase rises to the: FIRST FLOOR LANDING: UPVC double glazed window to side, hatch giving access to loft space.

BEDROOM 1: 12'2 x 11'6 bow fronted room, UPVC double glazed bow window overlooking the front of the property, picture rail, recess spotlighting.

BEDROOM 2: 12' x 11'6 UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying breath-taking far reaching rural views, picture rail, spotlighting.

BEDROOM 3: 7'9 x 7'2 UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, picture rail, spotlighting.

FAMILY BATHROOM: fitted with a modern white suite and comprising double ended bath with central chrome taps, wall mounted chrome shower unit and glazed shower screen, fully tiled surround, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, opaque UPVC double glazed windows to rear and side, radiator with towel rail attachment, spotlighting.


Laid to lawn, flanked by thick natural hedging adjacent to the front garden is a: PRIVATE DRIVEWAY: providing parking for a number of vehicles.

A paved patio immediately adjoins the rear of the property providing sheltered and secluded seating area beyond which are areas of lawn flanked by thick natural hedging with a pathway to one side leading to an additional VEGETABLE GARDEN with a GLASS HOUSE and large TIMBER SHED. Within the gardens there is a further part glazed shed with a concrete HARDSTANDING beyond, the gardens are enclosed by natural hedging and close board fencing and immediately adjoin open fields and rolling countryside. Adjacent to the house there is a large storage area providing useful storage space and leads to a DETACHED GARAGE: with twin doors.

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13 July 2016


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