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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Common Lane, Ditchling

Sold STC £1,600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Prominently positioned and substantial family house
  • Set in approximately 8 acres
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Glorious views of the South Downs

Full description

A prominently positioned and substantial family house set in approximately 8 acres with glorious views of the South Downs and benefiting from garaging, an outdoor heated swimming pool and tennis court

Ditchling with its beautiful views of the South Downs is a historic village playing host to a selection of local shops, cafés, a church and two public houses including The Bull, an award-winning gastro pub. The larger village of Hassocks, with its mainline train station is a short drive away and provides regular rail services to London and a more comprehensive array of shops and schooling for all ages.

Occupying a splendid, elevated position ‘Bulls Barn’ is a substantial detached family house in immaculate decorative order with breathtaking panoramic views over neighbouring farmland and the South Downs beyond. Amassing to approximately 4,092 sq ft (inc. garages) the property has 3 sizeable reception rooms all with parquet flooring and looking out over the rear south facing garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is equally of a good size and has the benefit of a large larder and separate utility accessed directly from it. There is also benefit of a large cloakroom with a multitude of uses along with a w.c. and access to separate boot room. A beautiful oak and wrought iron staircase lead up to the first floor where there are 5 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a shower room. Of particular note is the south facing balcony that is accessed from bedroom 4 creating another amazing vantage point to enjoy the glorious views. The gardens extend predominantly to the south of the property with a sizeable paved terrace adjoining the rear of the property leading to an expanse of lawn. To the west of the property is an enclosed heated outdoor swimming pool with changing room, separate summer house with paved area and a hard tennis court. A sizeable driveway with parking for several cars gives access to the attached and detached garages. There is also the benefit of an attached store/tack room, potting shed including pool filter machinery and boiler room along with a separate greenhouse. 
Additionally, there is the opportunity to purchase 2 adjoining fields as 1 or 2 lots, totalling 18.5 acres by separate negotiation.

KITCHEN
A range of wall and base units with display cabinets
Oil fired 2 oven ‘Aga’
Electric 2 oven ‘Aga’ companion
Space for fridge freezer
Space and plumbing for dishwasher
Large shelved walk in larder with marble worksurface

RECEPTION ROOMS
3 sizeable double aspect reception rooms
All looking out over the rear south facing garden and with breathtaking views across neighbouring farmland and up towards the South Downs beyond
Parquet flooring  and oak skirting to all reception rooms

BATHROOMS

Family Bathroom
Panelled bath
Low level w.c. suite
Heated towel radiator
Half tiled walls

Shower Room
Large walk in shower with wall mounted shower, hand shower attachment and glazed screen
Low level w.c. suite
Wall mounted wash hand basin
Heated towel radiator

Master Bedroom En-Suite Bathroom
Panelled bath with hand shower attachment
Low level w.c. suite
Pedestal wash hand basin
Heated towel radiator
Fully tiled walls

BEDROOMS & LANDING
5 bedrooms all with substantial fully fitted wardrobe cupboards and further storage cupboards above. 
Bedroom 2 benefits from a large walk in dressing room
2 bedrooms benefit from wash hand basins
Spacious landing with large airing cupboard and linen cupboard
Large boarded loft space
Concrete floors throughout upstairs

SPECIFICATION
Floor mounted oil fired ‘Buderus’ boiler located in the boiler room
Large south facing balcony accessed via bedroom 4
Sizeable oak staircase with wrought iron banisters
Enclosed outdoor heated swimming pool
Hard tennis court
Attached double length garage with two electric up and over doors 
Detached brick built garage/machine store 
Glorious panoramic views towards the South Downs and over neighbouring farmland
Potential to purchase a further 18.5 acres of adjoining land by separate negotiations


EXTERNAL
The property is approached over a tarmacadam drive with parking for several cars and access to the attached double length garage, potting shed and store. There is also the benefit of a large brick built detached garage perfect for storing garden equipment. A paved terrace adjoins the rear of the property on the southern side with steps down to an expanse of lawn bordered with mature hedges. Further grounds extend to the south and are bordered by a flourishing bluebell wood. To the west of the property is an enclosed outdoor heated swimming pool and tennis court.  


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Added on Rightmove:
26 February 2019

Nearest stations

  • Burgess Hill (1.4 mi)
  • Wivelsfield (1.9 mi)
  • Hassocks (2.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Burgess Hill (1.4 mi)
  • Wivelsfield (1.9 mi)
  • Hassocks (2.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Chatt Estates, Ditchling

34 High Street, Ditchling, BN6 8TA

01273 839312 Local call rate

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