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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Common Lane, Ditchling

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

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A characterful house situated in a semi-rural location with glorious landscaped gardens of approximately 1/2 acre.

‘Rushmere’ is a beautiful character house situated in a sought after location with far reaching views over neighbouring fields. The village of Ditchling, steeped in history and with its embedded ties to the arts, 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 9 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 and horse riding.

Believed to have been built in 1929 to a Tudor style, the property is set back from the road and approached over a private sweeping driveway. Bursting with character the property boasts many features such as open fireplaces, oak flooring and a first floor balcony looking over the glorious landscaped rear garden. With potential for further improvement the property offers an abundance of versatile reception space and 4 good sized bedrooms. The large landscaped gardens (approximately 1/2 acre), have been well thought out and painstakingly maintained by the current owners for over 50 years. There are a variety of areas including formal lawns and areas of wild, along with an array of specimen trees and shrubs.

KITCHEN
Timber wall and base units
Pine worksurface with inset ‘Butler’ style sink
Inset 4 ring gas hob
Solid fuelled ‘Esse’ cooker with quarry tiled hearth
Eye level ‘Bosch’ electric oven 
Space for fridge
Larder cupboard
Fitted dresser unit
 BATHROOM
Panelled bath with glazed screen
Wall mounted thermostatic shower
Fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboard under
Half tiled walls
Stripped pine flooring

SPECIFICATION
Wall mounted ‘Worcester’ gas fired boiler located in the cloakroom/w.c.
Integral garage with remote electric roller door
Character open fireplaces in the sitting room and dining room
Balcony overlooking the rear garden 
Gardens of approximately 1/2 acre
Commoners rights over Ditchling Common and Ditchling Beacon

EXTERNAL
The property is approached over a sweeping tarmacadam driveway with access to the garage, flanked to one side by a lawned area with well stocked shrub and plant borders and established trees. Side access to the rear garden is on either side of the property and is via wrought iron gates. A paved terrace adjoins the rear of the property with steps down to a large expanse of lawn bordered by mature, well tendered shrub and plant beds. The garden continues and encompasses a line of specimen fruit trees, natural areas with a variety of matures trees.
 

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Added on Rightmove:
12 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Hassocks (1.5 mi)
  • Burgess Hill (1.8 mi)
  • Plumpton (2.3 mi)
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Chatt Estates, Ditchling

34 High Street, Ditchling, BN6 8TA

01273 839312 Local call rate

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Chatt Estates, Ditchling

34 High Street, Ditchling, BN6 8TA

01273 839312 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Hassocks (1.5 mi)
  • Burgess Hill (1.8 mi)
  • Plumpton (2.3 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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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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