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Terrible Down Road, Shortgate BN8

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Mansell McTaggart, Uckfield
1,729 sq. ft.
(161 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Stunning detached Victorian farmhouse
  • 1.75 acres TBV - formal gardens and paddock
  • Beautifully renovated throughout
  • Detached two bay heritage style garage
  • Surrounded by farmland and open countryside beyond
  • 24'3 x 22'7 Open plan living accommodation with a kitchen/dining/family room
  • Two further reception rooms
  • 4 double bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms
  • Exposed timbers and fireplaces

Property description

Tenure: Freehold


Lower Farm is an attractive detached country home situated in a desirable semi-rural setting surrounded by farmland and open countryside beyond.

The accommodation is arranged over two storeys, enjoying mainly open plan living accommodation on the ground floor ideal for entertaining with the addition of a large utility room and two reception rooms. Outside there is a landscaped sandstone seating terrace, formal garden and paddock behind a five bar gate.

The property is entered via a stable door in to the 24'3 x 22'7 kitchen/dining/family room which is a most distinguishing feature of the home. Beautifully fitted with a modern white gloss kitchen, granite worksurfaces and tiled flooring flowing through to the dining/family area with attractive inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. Continuing through the ground floor there is large utility room, a double aspect study/reception room, a cloakroom and a 14'9 x 11'1 sitting room with exposed timbers and wood burning stove. Most rooms on the ground floor enjoy a double aspect.

The first floor provides four double bedrooms, a modern white family bathroom, fully tiled with a freestanding bathtub. Off the spacious landing is a separate shower room with glass enclosed shower cubicle having chrome wall mounted taps and a central shower rose.

The front of the property is approached via electric timber gates and a gravel drive which in turn leads to the detached two bay heritage style garage. The formal gardens surround the property, a deep sandstone seating terrace adjoins the property on two sides with shallow steps leading to the remainder of the gardens. A five bar gate gives access to the paddock. The whole in 1.75 acres TBV.

The property is surrounded by open countryside, the village offers a church, post office/general store, primary school and public house. The historic and country town of Lewes is approx 6 miles to the west and offers a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities together with a mainline railway station offering services to London Victoria in about 64 mins. The towns of Uckfield and Hailsham are approximately 7 ½ miles and 4 ½ miles respectively. The property is accessible to the A27, which in turn gives access to the A23/M23, Gatwick and the motorway network. Uckfield town offers several bars/restaurants, supermarkets, a public cinema and library and a popular leisure centre together with a railway station providing services to London. The town of Haywards Heath with further shopping facilities and mainline station to London (London Bridge/Victoria approximately 45 minutes) is some 30 minute drive away. The surrounding countryside provides delightful scenic walks and numerous bridle paths linking with the neighbouring districts. Other recreational facilities include golf at the East Sussex national, polo at Knepp Castle, racing at Plumpton, Lingfield and Brighton. There is also good access to the south coast providing a wide range of water sports and amenities including marinas at both Brighton and Eastbourne.


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Terrible Down Road, Shortgate BN8

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Uckfield Station3.8 miles
  • Glynde Station4.7 miles
  • Buxted Station5.0 miles
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Mansell McTaggart, Uckfield

204-206 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1RD

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