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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Cowden Hall Lane, Heathfield

Under Offer £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial family home situated on a peaceful, rural lane in East Sussex.
  • A truly elegant property presented in excellent order throughout.
  • Over 3,000 sq ft of stylish living accommodation.
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 reception rooms.
  • Stunning 25 ft kitchen/orangery with views over the beautiful gardens.
  • Studio gym, utility room and separate boot room.
  • Shaded sun deck and extensive paved terrace for al-fresco entertaining.
  • Double garage, mini-orchard, greenhouse, potting shed, pergola walkway and garden outbuildings.
  • Mainline station with frequent service to central London within easy reach.

Full description

An exceptional 5-bedroom, detached property close to the delightful village of Horam in East Sussex. Set within a peaceful 1-acre plot and surrounded by beautiful grounds and unrivalled countryside views, this fabulous home has so much to offer its new owners.

Brooklands House is a wonderful family home occupying a peaceful setting on a quiet lane near the picturesque village of Horam in East Sussex. The current owners have remodelled the layout to create a wonderful flow of living accommodation, and have complemented the quality fixtures and fittings with beautiful décor and furnishings. The result in an incredibly stylish, welcoming residence, which must be seen to be fully appreciated.

Ground Floor  
To the right of the entrance hallway is the generous study, an elegant room overlooking the pretty front gardens. The hallway is open to the refined, double aspect sitting room which has a wood-burner housed within a brick-built fireplace, direct access to the sun deck and glorious views over the rear garden. The stunning dine-in kitchen sits at the back of the house and benefits from a tiled floor, bespoke Harvey Jones cabinetry, expansive granite worktops, a large central island with casual seating, a recessed Rayburn and high-end integrated appliances. The dining area sits beneath a vaulted glazed roof and enjoys a magnificent aspect over the beautiful rear terrace and gardens. The stylish bi-fold doors further enhance the views and the entire room is awash with natural light. A contemporary TV room, utility room, boot room and downstairs cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation of this fabulous home.

First Floor 
The fully carpeted, oak-painted staircase leads to the first floor and the large landing offers access to the property's 5 double bedrooms. All rooms enjoy a classic, tasteful décor and exude elegance and style. The master and bedroom two benefit from built-in wardrobes and beautifully appointed en-suite bathrooms with Amtico flooring. Bedrooms three and four also have fitted clothes storage and bedrooms four and five are used as dressing rooms by the current owners. The spacious, well-designed family bathroom is fitted with quality fixtures and is lovely and bright by virtue of the electrically operated velux window.

Brooklands House is set within an acre of truly beautiful gardens. The property is approached via wrought iron electric gates and a gravel driveway which encircles a central expanse of lawn with mature plantings and feature lighting. To the left of the drive is a secluded barked area containing a mini orchard, seating areas, a greenhouse and potting shed. Further stretches of lawn with established shrubs and flower beds lead towards the house, including a pretty pergola walkway. A 5-bar wooden gate provides vehicular access to the rear of the house and the stunning, well-stocked gardens which are fully enclosed with fencing and hedgerows. A paved terrace runs entire width of house offering plenty of space for outdoor entertaining/relaxing and there is a shaded sun deck immediately outside the living room. A pergola covered terrace at the bottom of the garden is the perfect spot for further seating and the two large wooden sheds ensure there is ample garden storage.

The large loft area is accessed from the landing, it occupies the entire footprint of the upper floor and is fully boarded with an integral ladder. Planning permission has been approved for a loft conversion if desired. A wooden staircase from the ground floor boot room leads up to the studio above the garage. This light and airy room has 2 dormer windows overlooking the rear gardens, a TV point, a mirrored wall and is currently used as a home gym. The substantial integral garage has 2 external electric doors and an internal door to the main house. It has a practical rubber floor and offers significant storage space.

Brooklands House enjoys a peaceful setting just 2 miles from the charming village of Horam, which is on the southern slopes of the High Weald, an area designated as one of outstanding natural beauty. Horam has a broad range of amenities for everyday needs and there is a strong sense of community in the village with a wide variety of clubs, associations and recreational facilities, including a highly regarded golf club. The Cuckoo Trail, a 12-mile former railway line between Polegate and Heathfield, runs directly through the village and provides a secluded route for cyclists, walkers and horse-riders. The affluent market town of Heathfield is under 4 miles away and offers a choice of supermarkets including a Waitrose, and enjoys a bustling High Street with cafés, restaurants and independent retail outlets. There are excellent schooling opportunities in the area, within the state and independent sectors and Stonegate mainline station with its frequent service into central...

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