An exceptionally handsome, attached family house with well-proportioned accommodation set in a delightful hamlet, close to East Grinstead.
Hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, converted chapel with separate entrance for use as additional family room or bedroom 5 with en suite shower room, principal bedroom with en suite shower room,
3 further bedrooms, family shower room. Parking, gardens with gravel seating area, lawn and garden store. Rural setting and views
This delightful family house forms part of a stunning, sandstone farmhouse. The original hamlets chapel is linked to the house and also has its own entrance, allowing for use as ancillary accommodation.
The front door opens into a spacious hall with a boarded floor. The drawing room is an excellent size and has a boarded floor, ceiling rose and fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Next to this is the dining room, which also has a boarded floor, built in cupboard and a large window overlooking the terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted floor and wall units with woodblock worktops, a range style cooker, double butlers sink, underfloor heating, tiled flooring and door to the garden. Beyond is the utility room with ample space for appliances and a door from here opens into the converted chapel with its own front door, which can be used as additional entertaining space or a 5th bedroom as there is an adjoining shower room.
On the first floor is the principal bedroom, which has a built in wardrobe, ornamental cast iron fireplace, window overlooking the garden and a well-appointed en suite shower room with WC, wash hand basin and limestone tiled floor. There are 2 further bedrooms on this floor and an attractive family shower room, which has an exposed brick wall, large walk-in shower, WC, basin and chrome heated towel rail.
Stairs lead up from the first floor landing to a converted loft bedroom, which has attractive leaded light windows with stained glass panels.
A gravel in-and-out carriage driveway sweeps past the front garden and parking area in front of the house. A gated path leads around the side of the house to the main area of garden, at the rear, where there is a gravelled seating area with steps, bordered by well stocked flower beds, leading up to the lawn from which there are delightful views across neighbouring farmland.
Local Authorities and Services
Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. LPG for cooker. Council tax: Band F. Mid Sussex DC 01444 458166. West Sussex CC 01243 777100
From the centre of town head south down Ship Street and onto Dunnings Road. Head up West Hoathly Road for about 1 mile and the drive will be found on the left directly opposite the green.
Historic East Grinstead has much to offer, with its medieval high street and a wide range of stores and supermarkets. The nearby towns of Crawley and Tunbridge Wells are also within easy reach. East Grinstead has some excellent clubs including rugby, hockey, cricket, netball, tennis and football. Golf is available at Chartham Park, Royal Ashdown and Holtye. Ashdown Forest and Lingfield Racecourse are also nearby.
There are mainline railway stations at East Grinstead (2 miles), Three Bridges (9 miles) and Gatwick (11 miles) providing services to London Bridge/Victoria. The M23 is 9½ miles away providing good access to London, Brighton and Gatwick. The A22 also connects directly to M25. (Distances are approx.).