A most attractive family house set within a lovely south-west facing garden in an elevated position with views, along a private road close to the centre of town.
Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room
4 Further bedrooms
Garaging and parking
South westerly facing garden with terracing and lawn
About 0.4 acre
This attractive and well-proportioned family house set in a highly sought after private road close to the centre of town and the train station. The house has much character and most of the rooms provide views across the wonderful garden to the countryside beyond.
From the drive a covered entrance leads to the front door, which opens into the hall, off which is a cloakroom. The drawing room is double aspect with French doors onto the terrace and an attractive gas coal-effect fireplace with marble slips and hearth. The kitchen/breakfast room has fitted units, a breakfast bar and appliances including double electric oven, ceramic hob, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The kitchen is open plan to a spacious family room with a glazed door onto the terrace and an exposed brick fireplace with flagstone hearth flanked by shelving. The dining room adjoins the kitchen and is well-proportioned and has a feature fireplace with marble slips and hearth and wooden mantle over. Glazed double doors from the dining room open through to a large conservatory with a boarded floor and French doors to the garden. Beyond the kitchen is a side lobby/boot room with a door to the drive and off this is a well-fitted utility room and a second cloakroom.
The first floor landing has a loft hatch, airing cupboard and linen cupboard. The principal bedroom is double aspect and an excellent size with an en suite dressing room with wall of wardrobes and a well-appointed en suite bathroom with air jet bath and separate shower cubicle. The 5th bedroom is currently fitted as a study with a built-in desk, while the other bedrooms all overlook the garden and are excellent sizes with fitted wardrobes. There is also a family bathroom and separate shower room, both of which are well-appointed.
The front of the property is bordered by low level walls with mature hedging and a carriage driveway sweeps past the house to an integral garage. The garage has a remote up-and-over door, power, lighting, the gas boilers and a door to the terrace at the rear.
The garden is south west facing with a large terrace including a covered seating area and a broad flight of steps down onto a wonderful expanse of lawn bordered by mature hedging, trees, specimen shrubs and flowerbeds. Within the garden there are 2 garden sheds.
From our office in East Grinstead proceed west along the High Street and at the mini roundabout turn left and at the next mini roundabout cross straight over into West Street. Proceed past the front of Waitrose and Pavilion Way on the left and after about 80 meters on the left hand side is the turning to West Lane. In West Lane the property is the 4th house on the right.
Local Amenities & Communications
The property is well located close to the centre of the town for ease of access to the shops, restaurants, railway station and schools. Further shopping and recreational facilities may be found in Tunbridge Wells and Crawley. Nearby Ashdown Forest is the largest free public access space in the South East. East Grinstead has a leisure centre, tennis club, rugby club, hockey, cricket and netball club. There are golf courses at Chartham Park, Lingfield Park and Royal Ashdown. Horse racing can be found at Lingfield Park. Water sports are available at Weir Wood reservoir.
Mainline railway station at East Grinstead provides a service to London Bridge/Victoria in about 55 minutes. The A22 connects to the M25, London, Brighton and the A264, which in turn gives good access to the M23/A23. Gatwick airport is about 11 miles.
Local Authorities and Services
Mid Sussex District Council 01444 458166. West Sussex County Council 02143 777100. Council Tax band G. All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating