6 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Street, Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Under Offer £875,000
- 6 Bedrooms, 3 Receptions, 4 Bathrooms
- Situated in the picturesque conservation village of Willingdon
- Substantial handsome house of good proportions
- Wood flooring, high ceilings and full height bay windows
- Mature and attractive garden offering a high degree of seclusion
- Planning permision for single storey extension
- EPC: Band D
Willingdon Grange was the former vicarage to the adjacent church and is thought to have origins
dating back to the early 1800's with later additions. The property is a substantial handsome and well-presented house providing accommodation of good proportions and with good natural light. Features of note include a spacious entrance hall with an elegant staircase. The generously proportioned drawing room has a triple aspect and an attractive open fireplace inset with a wood burning stove. There is a further wood burning stove in the dining room and the library has a range of floor to ceiling book shelving. The kitchen/breakfast room has a good range of cream fronted units with wood work surfaces and a Stoves range cooker. Further features of note include some wood flooring, high ceilings and full height bay windows in the entrance hall and drawing room which are inset with glazed doors giving access to the garden.
Planning: Planning permission has been granted by Wealden District Council on 1st September 2015
for a single storey extension to the side and rear of the property under Application Number
WD/2015/1596/F. Prospective purchasers must make their own enquiries to the Local Planning
Willingdon Grange is situated adjacent to the St Mary's Church, in the centre of the picturesque and conservation area of the village of Willingdon, which is flanked by scenic downland countryside. This charming village includes the popular Wheatsheaf Inn public house, a Post Office, church and Thai Village restaurant. Eastbourne town centre is about 2.5 miles distant and provides a mainline train station with services to London Victoria, Brighton and Ashford International, together with an excellent range of shopping, recreational and entertainment facilities. There is an alternative mainline station at Polegate, about 1.8 miles distant, with services to London Victoria in about 1 hour 23 minutes.
Eastbourne's Victorian seafront promenade with theatre complex and International Lawn Tennis Centre at Devonshire Park are close by.
Eastbourne offers three 18 hole golf courses and one of the largest marinas in Europe. The historic county town of Lewes is about 13 miles to the north west and the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove is about 21 miles to the west. There are channel ferries from Newhaven and international flights from Gatwick Airport.
There is a good selection of both state and private schools in the area including Moira House,
Eastbourne College, St Andrews and Bedes.
Willingdon Grange is approached from Church Street through brick entrance piers leading to a wide gravel parking area and turning circle to the front of the house with a central ornamental pond with a fountain. To the rear of the house the mature and attractive garden offers a high degree of seclusion being surrounded partly by a flint wall and mature trees and shrubs. Adjacent to the rear
of the house is a wide paved terrace ideal for alfresco dining. From the terrace steps lead down to a sweeping expanse of lawn. To the far end of the garden and screened by shrubs, are two large
About 0.7 acre
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