4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ockley Lane, Keymer, Hassocks, BN6

Guide Price £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A 17th Century Grade II listed four bedroom detached house with numerous period features
  • Standing in a fabulous plot of approximately half an acre
  • Situated on the edge of the village yet within a mile of the mainline station
  • Sitting room with inglenook open fireplace and dining room with log burner
  • Fitted kitchen and conservatory with double doors leading out to garden
  • Downstairs cloakroom/WC
  • Dual aspect master bedroom with ensuite bathroom with separate oversized shower cubicle
  • Brick paved driveway providing parking for 4+ cars
  • Well maintained, mature parkland style gardens with substantial natural stream fed pond
  • Council Tax Band: F / Energy Performance Rating: Exempt (as Grade II listed)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A 17th Century Grade II listed, four bedroom detached house standing in a fabulous plot of approximately half an acre with parkland style gardens and its own natural stream fed pond. Situated on the edge of the village yet within a mile of the mainline railway station.

Numerous period features are retained including:- a Horsham slab roof, casement windows, exposed wall and ceiling timbers and an inglenook fireplace in the sitting room. The property was we believe, enlarged to the South elevation in the 19th Century and had a conservatory added over 20 years ago that takes full advantage of the outlook over the beautiful gardens.

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Porch - Hall - Inner Hallway With Two Staircases Rising to First Floor - Sitting Room with Inglenook Fireplace - Dining Room - Kitchen - Utility Room - Conservatory - Cloakroom/WC

FIRST FLOOR: Landing - Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bath/Shower Room - Two Further Double Bedrooms - Single Fourth Bedroom/Study

OUTSIDE: Brick Paved Driveway With Parking for 4+ Cars - Detached Garage - Parkland Style Gardens - Substantial Natural Pond - Timber Summerhouse


IN MORE DETAIL.....

An oak front door leads into a small porch with stained glass and leaded light windows and a further door into the hall. A glazed door leads from here to the inner hall and is open to the 16'8 x 11'7 sitting room, the sitting room has as its focal point a fabulous inglenook open fireplace with adjoining bread oven and quarry tiled hearth. The inner hallway has two staircases leading to the first floor and features oak wall panelling, there is a cloaks/shower room on the ground floor fitted with a 'Staffordshire Charlotte' white suite with 'Beaumont Brassware' fittings.

The kitchen is fitted with bespoke French oak units with matching work surfaces and enjoys windows and a stable style door looking out over the gardens, there is a small outer lobby that in turn accesses the utility room where there is space for usual domestic kitchen appliances and a modern 'Worcester' gas fired boiler is sited. A substantial dual aspect dining room includes an exposed brick fireplace with fitted 'Jotul' cast iron log burner, two sets of double doors access the inner hall and a set of double doors access the conservatory. Of part brick and timber double glazed construction under a pitched polycarbonate roof with windows and double doors overlooking and affording access to the gardens.

A staircase from the inner hall leads up to the first floor landing where a sliding door accesses the fourth single bedroom or study/office, if preferred. The master bedroom is dual aspect with a lovely South facing bay window pouring light into the room, there is a substantial ensuite bathroom with both jacuzzi bath and large oversized shower cubicle. A second staircase also rises from the inner hall providing access to bedrooms two and three, both of which are double bedrooms.

Outside, a substantial brick paved driveway provides parking for 4+ cars and access to the detached 25' x 9'8 garage. The mature parkland style gardens surround the property with the plot measuring in total approximately half an acre. The gardens are fabulously well maintained and stocked with an incredible variety of plants, shrubs and trees. There are pathways and seating areas all around the gardens that enjoy a good degree of seclusion throughout. A substantial natural pond is stream fed and forms the centre piece of the grounds with little timber bridges crossing the small streams that both feed and flow from the pond. The pond ensures a wonderful habitat for all forms of wildlife including ducks and moorhens. Tucked away in the corner of the garden and accessed via a meandering pathway there is a secluded timber summerhouse that again outlooks over the pond.

Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council - www.midsussex.gov.uk
Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1SS ? 01444 458166

Council Tax Band: F / Energy Performance Rating: Exempt (Grade II listed)


LOCATION
Ockley Lane is situated within 10 minutes? walk of Hassocks village centre with its comprehensive range of shopping facilities, bank, post office and excellent primary and secondary schooling all within half a mile as is Hassocks station. Hassocks is surrounded by some of the county?s most picturesque countryside interspersed with numerous bridleways and footpaths linking with neighbouring districts. Hassocks mainline station provides fast and frequent services to London (Victoria/London Bridge 55 minutes), Gatwick International Airport and the South Coast (Brighton 10 minutes).

BY ROAD
Access to the major surrounding areas and motorway network can be found approximately 3 miles to the South at Pyecombe.

DIRECTIONS
From our offices in Hassocks village proceed along the Keymer Road heading East towards Keymer village. Ockley Lane can be found on your left hand side just before a small parade of shops. Proceed up Ockley Lane past the Thatched Inn pub and the property can be found on the left just after the turning to Ockley Way.



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Added on Rightmove:
03 May 2019

Nearest stations

  • Hassocks (0.8 mi)
  • Burgess Hill (1.6 mi)
  • Wivelsfield (2.4 mi)
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29 Keymer Road, Hassocks, BN6 8AB

01273 839173 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Hassocks (0.8 mi)
  • Burgess Hill (1.6 mi)
  • Wivelsfield (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Mansell McTaggart, Hassocks

29 Keymer Road, Hassocks, BN6 8AB

01273 839173 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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