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3 bedroom detached house for sale

East Grinstead

Sold STC £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Lovely Detached House With Well Proportioned And Presented Accommodation
  • Superb Setting On Outskirts Of Town With Westerly Aspect Backing Woodland
  • Superb Gardens Of About 0.3 Acres
  • Character Features Throughout With Hardwood Joinery Including Oak Floors, Doors And Staircase
  • 3 Double Bedrooms And Superb Bathroom With Chadder And Company Fittings
  • Large Living Room With Log Burning Stove And Dining Room
  • Separate Sitting Room And Fitted Kitchen
  • Gas Central Heating System To Feature Cast Iron Column Radiators
  • Detached Barn/Double Garage And Ample Off Road Parking
  • No Chain - Early Viewing Advised By Sole Agents

Full description

An often admired detached lodge style property, originally a local school hall, attractively styled with mellow brick elevations under a pitched and tiled roof. The owners have extensively modernised and improved the property with extensive use being made of locally felled hardwood so the the property features solid wood floors, doors, staircase and joinery throughout. Entering through a solid oak front door into the hallway the quality of the fittings and finish is readily apparent and a pair of hardwood doors with leaded light insets lead into a superb living room that is almost 30 feet long and which features an attractive brick fireplace with log burring stove. The living room has two pairs of French doors that open onto a lovely terrace area that overlooks the gardens having a sunny Westerly aspect. Off the living room open vertical beams separate off a further sitting room that has a double aspect to the front and side. The kitchen is extensively fitted with hardwood units and off this is an attractive dining room with a vaulted ceiling and stable door opening to the side where there is a further paved terrace having an open aspect over the large expanse of lawn with woodland beyond. the ground floor is completed by a cloakroom having a contemporary antique style suite. Rising up the lovely oak staircase to the first floor the landing is a generous size and features a useful area that could be used as a study. There are three double bedrooms with the main bedroom having a lovely Westerly aspect to the rear. the bathroom is large and fitted with lovely Chadder and Company fittings and features both a standalone roll top bath and a separate shower cubicle. A gas central heating system is installed with lovely cast iron column radiators. Outside, the property sits on a generously sized plot of about 0.3 acres. To the front is a low brick wall with a picket fence and behind this is a wide gravelled driveway providing ample car standing area that leads off to one side where there is an open fronted oak framed garage for two cars. The gardens are beautifully laid out and feature two elevated terraces providing lovely seating areas and there is a wide expanse of lawn backing onto woodland to the side and rear edged by laurel hedges. There is also a further more formal area of garden with raised beds and rockery areas and steps down to the lawn. Offered for sale with NO CHAIN, early viewing is advised to appreciate the quality of this lovely property and its attractive setting. EPC Band D.


The property is attractively situated on a substantial plot of about 0.3 acres on the outskirts of East Grinstead in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty yet only 1,3 miles from East Grinstead station. It is also easily accessible to the historic High Street, town centre shops whilst local primary and secondary schools (in top 100), both state and private, are also within easy reach. East Grinstead Cricket, Hockey and Rugby clubs are all nearby and the Kingscote Valley with 2000 acres of lovely Sussex countryside is also on your door step. East Grinstead is a highly desirable market town, rated in the top ten most sought after market towns in England (Daily Telegraph, March 2015). It lies midway between London and the Coast with excellent transport links and also lovely countryside close by with the glorious Ashdown Forest, many local golf courses and Weirwood Reservoir for sailing enthusiasts. The picturesque High Street has an unrivalled run of historic buildings giving the town a wealth of character. A wide range of individual shops and supermarkets cater for everyday needs. The local Sports Centre offers superb facilities complemented by many other sports and leisure pursuits and the town also enjoys a variety of entertainment at the Chequer Mead Theatre and Arts Centre. Regular train services operate to London Victoria and London Bridge and the M23/25 and Gatwick Airport are in easy reach. For the steam railway enthusiast, the Bluebell Railway has recently connected through to East Grinstead station with services running to Horsted Keynes and Sheffield Park.


From our offices continue along West Street and down West Hill to the roundabout. Continue straight on and on reaching the next crossroads take the left hand fork onto Saint Hill Road. The property will then be found after a short distance on the right hand side of the road.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

with substantial oak boarded door.

Reception Hall

with oak floor, deep storage recess, oak staircase to first floor with storage cupboard under, doors off to sitting room, cloakroom and kitchen and double doors to living room.


with an antique style suite of high level wc, wash hand basin with storage cupboard under and boarded walls to dado level.

Living Room 29' 2" x 11' 6" (8.9m x 3.5m )

with windows to the side and rear and two pairs of French doors to the rear terrace, feature brick fireplace with log burning stove, oak floor, fitted shelves and cupboards on wall to kitchen and open aspect to sitting room with vertical beams.

Sitting Room 13' 6" x 7' 7" (4.1m x 2.3m )

with oak floor and windows to the front and side.

Kitchen 16' 1" x 9' 6" (4.9m x 2.9m )

with a comprehensive range of hardwood units with matching working surfaces over with inset deep glazed sink with mixer tap, range cooker with extractor hood over, space for American style fridge/freezer, spaces for slimline dishwasher and further appliances, wall cupboards, wall tiling, slate tiled floor, ceiling spot lights, two windows to the side and step up to:

Dining Room 15' 1" x 7' 3" (4.6m x 2.2m )

with vaulted ceiling, windows on three sides and stable door to the outside.


with oak floor, window to the front, Study area and walk in airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1 14' 1" x 11' 6" (4.3m x 3.5m )

with oak floor, three windows to the rear and range of built in wardrobes with hardwood doors.

Bedroom 2 20' 0" x 9' 10" (6.1m x 3m )

with oak floor, two windows to the side and range of built in wardrobes with louvre doors.

Bedroom 3 12' 2" x 6' 7" (3.7m x 2m )

with oak floor, access to the roof space with pull down loft ladder and window to the side.


appointed with Chadder & Company fitments, high level wc with oak seat, marble topped pedestal wash hand basin on ornate stand, freestanding roll top bath with centrally positioned mixer taps and shower attachment, deep walk-in shower cubicle, part tiling to walls and dado rail over tongue and groove panelling below, chrome finish ladder style heated towel rail and window to the side.



The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the house and extend to about 0.3 acres and adjoin woodland to the side and rear with a sunny Westerly aspect to the rear. The front of the property has a low brick brick wall with a picket fence and behind this is a wide gravelled driveway that provides ample car parking area for numerous cars. The gardens lie to the side and rear and feature two elevated terraced areas, one to the rear of the living room that overlooks a more formal area of garden and another that has an open aspect over a sweeping expanse of lawn. Within the gardens are a timber Shed and also an open fronted Field Shelter.

Utility Room 8' 10" x 5' 3" (2.7m x 1.6m )

To the side of the kitchen is a detached outbuilding used as a Utility Room with space and plumbing for appliances.


Set to one side of the property and approached over the gravelled driveway is an open fronted oak frame barn/garage with a pitched and tiled roof and space for two cars.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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27 June 2016


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