5 bedroom detached house for saleChapel Hill, Sedlescombe
- Character house of mixed ages
- Walking distance of Sedlescombe Village
- 5 bedrooms
- Well presented accommodation
- Swimming pool
- Landscaped gardens of 1 acre
- Battle Railway Station 3.3 miles
**Guide Price £890,000 - £950,000**
An intriguing and well-presented character house of mixed ages, providing spacious family accommodation, privately set within a mature garden and ideally placed on the edge and within walking distance of the picturesque village of Sedlescombe. EPC D.
Old Orchard is an intriguing and well-presented detached character house of mixed ages (not Listed), the elevations being brick, part tile hung beneath a tiled roof. There is gas-fired central heating and all mains services are connected.
The interior has retained many interesting period features and there is also an unusually large conservatory which houses mature cacti and plants.
The main features are:
Oak front door to the entrance hall with quarry tiled floor, stairs to the first floor and a door to the terrace and swimming pool area. The study/music room has an oak stripped floor, bookshelves along one wall, and is double aspect.
The comfortable drawing/dining room is on two levels and has an inglenook fireplace with steel canopy, quarry tiled floor and a timbered ceiling.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a twin glazed sink, work surfaces with cupboards above and below, Stove gas cooker, wood burner, tiled floor, fitted dresser, underfloor heating, plumbing for dishwasher and a spiral staircase to the first floor. Leading from the kitchen is a utility/boot room with a butlers sink, mains gas central heating boiler, walk-in store room with WC, and a door to the terrace and swimming pool area.
From the kitchen/breakfast room a door opens into the impressive conservatory with high pitch roof, mosaic marble floor, established cacti, rock outcrop and other plants. Access to the cellar.
The first floor is approached by two staircases, the principal timber staircase from the entrance hall rising to a landing and Master Bedroom, which is double aspect and has a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards. Adjacent is a newly appointed fully tiled shower room with basin, WC, shower cubicle and underfloor heating.
Bedroom 2 has a timbered ceiling and a door to an inner landing with a spiral staircase down to the kitchen/breakfast room and a further staircase leading to the attractive second floor bedroom 5 with fitted wardrobe cupboards.
There are two further bedrooms, one with a range of cupboards and having steps to a mezzanine level, and the other with fitted cupboard and recessed storage area. There is also a newly appointed family bathroom with bath having shower fitting, basin, WC and discreet lighting.
THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS
These form a delightful and unusual private setting for Old Orchard, with drive approach through electrically operated gates to a large parking area in front of the house. There are stone retaining walls above which a rock outcrop garden has been created over the years, including a water feature.
From the driveway, stone steps lead up to a higher grassed area which has been terraced and levelled, and from here delightful views are enjoyed. Adjacent to the house is an extensive paved terrace, including the swimming pool, level areas of lawn, and newly terraced landscaped areas of garden with mature magnolia and beautiful seating areas with barbecue which capture the evening sun.
Summer house with sauna. Garden store 9’7 x 4’6. There is also a second gated entrance from the side lane providing additional parking space.
Planning consent reference number RR/2018/700/P exists for a two-bay garage with log store and studio apartment above.
In all about 1 acre.
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