5 bedroom detached house for sale

Shortgate Lane, BN8

£999,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Individually designed 5 bedroom detached country home
  • Stunning half an acre south facing plot
  • Detached two bay garage with storage
  • A magnificent double height kitchen/dining room
  • Underfloor heating throughout the ground floor
  • Ground floor shower room
  • Sitting room with multi fuel burning stove
  • Home office
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • Guest bedroom with en-suite

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An individually designed brand new 5 bedroom 4 bath/shower room detached county home. Occupying a stunning south facing plot of half an acre with a detached two bay garage with adjoining home office and boiler room. Situated in this ever desirable village.

This impressive home has been exceptionally designed and finished to an exacting standard boasting many individual features and versatile living accommodation on the ground floor and underfloor heating throughout. A most distinguishing feature is the magnificent double height kitchen/dining room with a bank of glass, bi-fold doors opening to the south facing rear garden and an attractive oak staircase leading to a galleried landing. The bath/shower suites have been beautifully tiled, fitted with contemporary sanity ware and glass enclosed showers.
The accommodation extends to 2,828 sq ft and comprises in brief on the ground floor an entrance with large utility room and cloakroom, a boot room with shower, built-in cupboards and a separate shower room. A bedroom/study, 27' x 24'5 kitchen/dining room fitted with a matching range of gloss units with Silestone work surfaces, Neff double ovens, microwave and integrated appliances. A peninsular island/breakfast bar with induction hob and extractor canopy and a sitting room with multi fuel burning stove. The first floor provides a galleried landing with glass balustrade, a master bedroom with en-suite comprising a glass enclosed shower with central shower rose, a guest bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom with freestanding bath and shower cubicle. From the first floor landing a concealed staircase rises to the second floor a vaulted 5th bedroom. Outside the front of the property is approached via a five bar gate and gravel driveway which in turns leads to a detached oak two bay garage with storage loft. Adjoining home office, separate cloakroom and boiler room. The rear gardens are predominately laid to lawn hosting an array of mature trees and plant specimens flanked by hedging to one side and close board fencing. A sandstone seating terrace adjoins the rear of the property. The whole enjoying much seclusion and a southerly aspect.

Laughton village is beautifully surrounded by open countryside and offers a church, primary school, post office/general store and public house. The historic and country town of Lewes is approx 6 miles to the west and offers a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities together with a mainline railway station offering services to London Victoria in about 64 mins. The towns of Uckfield and Hailsham are approximately 7 ½ miles and 4 ½ miles respectively. The property is accessible to the A27, which in turn gives access to the A23/M23, Gatwick and the motorway network. Uckfield town offers several bars/restaurants, supermarkets, a public cinema and library and a popular leisure centre together with a railway station providing services to London. The town of Haywards Heath with further shopping facilities and mainline station to London (London Bridge/Victoria approximately 45 minutes) is some 30 minute drive away. The surrounding countryside provides delightful scenic walks and numerous bridle paths linking with the neighbouring districts. Other recreational facilities include golf at the East Sussex national, polo at Knepp Castle, racing at Plumpton, Lingfield and Brighton. There is also good access to the south coast providing a wide range of water sports and amenities including marinas at both Brighton and Eastbourne. Opera can be enjoyed at nearby Glynebourne. Excellent schools are easily accessible including the very well respectable Bedes.


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Nearest stations

  • Glynde (3.9 mi)
  • Berwick (4.3 mi)
  • Uckfield (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Mansell McTaggart, Uckfield

204-206 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1RD

01825 606002 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Mansell McTaggart, Uckfield

204-206 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1RD

01825 606002 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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Nearest stations

  • Glynde (3.9 mi)
  • Berwick (4.3 mi)
  • Uckfield (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Mansell McTaggart, Uckfield

204-206 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1RD

01825 606002 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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