4 bedroom detached bungalow for saleSandy Lane, Henfield
A Superb Single Storey Residence Set In Delightful Gardens & Grounds Of About 2.5 Acres With Beautifully Appointed Accommodation And A Useful Range Of Outbuildings Including Barn & Stables Situated In A Very Peaceful Location With Views And Within Walking Distance Of The Village
Situation - The property is situated in a private lane on the southern side of Henfield village which has a vibrant community with a High Street of shops and inns together with churches, library, leisure centre, modern medical centre and primary school. Mainline stations are available at Hassocks, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath and Brighton, whilst the A24 and A23 are easily accessible giving access to the M23 and Gatwick Airport. There are a number of popular private schools within easy reach such as Hurstpierpoint College, Burgess Hill School For Girls and Lancing College. Theatres are available at Brighton and Chichester whilst there are excellent sporting and recreational facilities in the area including golf at Singing Hills, the Dyke and Mannings Heath, show jumping at Hickstead, racing at Goodwood, Brighton, Plumpton and Fontwell, whilst the South Downs National Park provides many miles of beautiful walks and bridle paths. the coast is about 8 miles distant.
Description - Rushmear House was originally built in 1966 and has been substantial extended to provide a delightful home. The property offers spacious accommodation and there is a Reception Hall with tiled floor which leads to an Inner Hall. From the Reception Hall double doors lead to a fine Kitchen/Dining Room and Snug, the Snug having a woodburner and French doors to a terrace. The Dining area overlooks the entrance courtyard and the Kitchen has an excellent range of units with granite worksurfaces with a central island unit under a wooden work surface. There is a fitted eye level double oven and a hob with extractor over. There is a range of wall units, including a double wall cupboard with glass doors and a plate rack. From the Kitchen there is a good sized Utility Room with sink unit, cupboards and worktops, 'Grant' oil fired boiler, door to outside and door to Cloakroom with w.c. and wash basin. From the Inner Hall double doors lead to a stunning double aspect vaulted Drawing Room enjoying views with tiled floor and stone fireplace with hearth and fitted woodburner, built-in bookshelves and storage cupboards. There are also double doors to a Conservatory which has a wooden floor and French doors to a sun terrace. Bedroom 4/Study also leads off the Inner Hall as does the Covered Verandah which has three sets of bi-fold doors leading to the sun terrace. The Master Bedroom Suite is a particular feature being triple aspect with windows and doors to the Verandah. The large Ensuite Bathroom has a slipper bath, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Off the Reception Hall is Bedroom 2 with doors to the Verandah and Bedroom 3 which overlooks the garden. The Family Bathroom has a bath with shower over, wash hand basin in vanity unit and low level w.c. The property has double glazed windows, oil fired central heating and septic tank drainage.
Gardens & Grounds - Rushmear House is approached via a 5 bar gate to a large gravelled driveway and parking area with Willow tree, hedging to the lane. There is a gate to the entrance courtyard which is paved with a gravel area with small lawn, tree, shrubs and hedging. Beyond the garage block there is an enclosed kitchen garden with greenhouse, shed and herbaceous borders. A slate pathway leads to a paved sun terrace adjacent to the verandah and conservatory and there is a water feature beyond a wooden sun terrace which leads off from the drawing room. The main garden is laid mainly to lawn with some lovely downland views and there are mature trees including a fine Willow tree and there is an enclosed pond. There are mature shrubs and a hedge beyond which is an area of grassland which could be a paddock, there is a Gazebo at the furthest boundary. There is a further delightful area of garden off from the snug with paved terrace and path and borders including some clipped box hedging. The gardens and grounds are a superb feature of this property being quiet and enjoying some lovely downland views, and being predominantly to the south and west; in all extending to about 1.8 acres.
Garage Block - With single garage with double doors and adjoining 2 car carport, light and power.
Viewing - Viewing is considered essential to fully appreciate this delightful individual single storey residence and its charming gardens and grounds.
Agents Note - Sandy Lane is a private road and the current owner makes a voluntary contribution of £300 per annum towards the upkeep.
Property Misdescription Act 1991 - Although every effort has been taken in the production of these particulars, prospective purchasers should note: 1. All measurements are approximate. 2. Services to the property, appliances and fittings included in the sale are believed to be in working order (although they may have not been checked). 3. Prospective purchasers are advised to arrange their own tests and/or survey before proceeding with the purchase. 4. The agent has not checked the deeds to verify the boundaries. Intending purchasers should satisfy themselves via their solicitor as to the actual boundaries of the property.
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