A charming grade II listed 17 century timber framed cottage set on the edge of this popular village.
Entrance lobby, Reception hall, Sitting room, Study, Dining room
Kitchen/breakfast room, Rear lobby, Cloakroom, Garden room
Landing, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower room
Detached garage with workshop, Parking for several cars
Extensive south facing gardens with decking and lawn
Stables and greenhouse.
This wonderfully situated, listed cottage, set on the edge of this sought after village, is a lovely family home, which would benefit from further modernisation.
An entrance lobby leads through to the sitting room, which is an excellent size and has a parquet floor, exposed beams and an inglenook. An opening leads through to the study with shelves and further exposed beams. Beyond is the dining room with wood block floor. Off the dining room is the garden room with tiled floor, ceiling fan, window seat and door to garden. The reception hall has open timber framing between it and the sitting room, with boarded floor and staircase. The kitchen has fitted floor units, worksurfaces, 4 ring hob, double ovens, plumbing and space for dishwasher, exposed beams and larder. Beyond the kitchen is a rear lobby, off which is a cloakroom.
Upstairs, there is a spacious landing with exposed timber framing. The principal bedroom has fitted cupboards and exposed timber framing. The 2 further bedrooms one with fitted cupboards and the other with potential for fitted cupboards. There is also a good size bathroom and a separate shower room.
There is a driveway with parking in front of the cottage and the garage. The garage has an electric door with space for a workshop at the back. The main garden is to the rear, which is most attractive with some specimen shrubs. There is a decked seating area and paved paths leading across the lawn to the stables. There are 2 stables, a garden store and greenhouse. Beyond is a further garden with lawn and a rose arbor. The garden is enclosed by hedging and has a beautiful magnolia and acer.
Local Amenities & communications
Balcombe is a popular village with good local amenities. Haywards Heath and Crawley have a further range of shops, transport and recreational facilities. There is an excellent selection of schools in the surrounding area. The M23 is very accessible providing easy access to Gatwick and London.
Local Authorities and Services
All mains services. Gas fired central heating. Council tax band G. Mid Sussex DC: 01444458166. West Sussex CC: 01243777100.
Heading south from Gatwick on the M23, exit at junction 10a. At the roundabout take the B2036 towards Balcombe. In the village at the first mini roundabout turn left. At the next junction turn left and bear around to the right. At the next mini roundabout turn left into Mill Lane and the cottage will be found at the end of the row of properties on the right.