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6 bedroom house for sale

Barcombe Mills, Barcombe, East Sussex

£995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Victorian Semi-Detached Cottage
  • Detached Self Contained 1 Bedroom Annexe
  • Idyllic Semi Rural Location
  • PP for ground floor extension ref LW-18-0830
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 22ft Living Room
  • 23ft Second Reception Room
  • Kitchen
  • Ground Floor Shower Room
  • Utility Room And Boot Room

Full description

Beautiful and substantial, Victorian, 5 bedroom semi detached cottage of 2378 sq ft (TBV) and detached self contained 1 bedroom annexe of 597 sq ft (TBV) set in extensive mature gardens and situated in an idyllic semi rural location in the highly desirable hamlet of Barcombe Mills, approximately 4.7 miles away from the historical County Town of Lewes. The accommodation to the main residence is set over three floors and offers a wealth of period features, charm and character. Two impressive reception rooms of 22ft and 23ft respectively are currently used as the living room and a dining room. Both these rooms are flooded with natural light via numerous sash windows. The living room centres around a large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove inset. The dining room features a quarry tiled floor and wonderful views over the rear garden. This second reception room can be accessed from the entrance hallway and the kitchen and opens onto the garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a country style kitchen with space for appliances and stable door giving access to the garden, a shower room, a store room and a useful utility room and boot room with reclaimed brick floor Butlers sink and stable door to the driveway. To the first floor are four bedrooms. Many of the bedrooms to the rear of the property enjoy, ornate cast iron fireplaces and elevated views over the gardens and the bedrooms to the front enjoy pretty views over the single file country lane down which this cottage is situated. The majority of the bedrooms have a range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes, cupboards and shelving. Completing the first floor accommodation is a family bathroom and separate cloakroom. To the second (top floor) is a 21ft (TBV) space currently used as a bedroom with exposed floorboards window to front aspect and ornate cast iron fireplace. Mature plants and trees fill the extensive gardens that are thought to total 1.5 Acres (TBV). A private courtyard of reclaimed bricks lies adjacent to the property extending from the kitchen door alongside reception room two making the perfect space for al-fresco dining. A beautiful old wall encloses the garden to one boundary and the garden incorporates a magnificent greenhouse and an ornamental pond. There is a further kitchen garden, chicken coup, timber built sheds and a poly tunnel. The timber built annexe comprises; kitchen/breakfast room with space for appliances, living room with vaulted ceiling, bedroom with en-suite shower room. incorporating a wheelchair accessible shower enclosure and featuring a vaulted ceiling and skylight. A door leads from the annexe living room to the 21ft (TBV) garage which can also be accessed independently from the driveway. An electric sliding timber gate opens from the single file lane to a sweeping gravel driveway and parking for numerous vehicles. Agents notes; PP for ground floor extension ref LW-18-0830.EPC rating E. The sought after village of Barcombe nearby boasts a strong community spirit along with an array of local amenities including a village store and post office, public house and primary school. The nearby village of Cooksbridge has a mainline railway station (London Victoria under 1 hour). Nestled within the South Downs National Park, Lewes is approx 4.7 miles distant. Lewes mainline railway station offers a fast train service to London Victoria (approximately. 1hr 10 minutes). The A27 lies a short distance to the south of Lewes and provides fast access to the A23/M23, Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network. The coastal, business and entertainment city of Brighton & Hove is some 8 miles distant. Lewes has an excellent range of amenities including an array of restaurants and recreational facilities, 3 prime supermarkets, cafés, art galleries, shops and public houses. The internationally recognised Glyndebourne Opera House is located approx. 4 miles from Lewes. Lewes offers several highly regarded primary schools as well as Priory Secondary School, Sussex Downs College and Lewes Old Grammar School. No onward Chain.

Every care is taken in preparing our sales particulars and they are usually verified by the vendor. We do not guarantee appliances, electrical fittings, plumbing, etc; you must satisfy yourself that they operate correctly. Room sizes are approximate. Please do not use them to buy carpets or furniture. We cannot verify the tenure as we do not have access to the legal title. We cannot guarantee boundaries or rights of way. You must take the advice of your legal representative.


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