A spectacular Grade II* listed house with fabulous accommodation in the heart of the village
Entrance lobby, Hall, Drawing room, Dining room, Sitting room
Conservatory, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, 2 Cloakrooms, Cellar
Principal bedroom with dressing room and 2 en suite bath/shower rooms
2 bedrooms with en suite Jack and Jill bathroom, 2 further bedrooms, Family bathroom
2nd Floor flat with sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 bedrooms (1 with en suite bathroom) and further bathroom
Parking area, Double garage, Gardens with terracing, lawn and courtyard
This exceptionally handsome and impressive Georgian village house is very well-presented, of excellent proportions and is listed Grade II* dating from the 18th century.
The front door opens into an entrance lobby, which has a black and white tiled floor that continues through into the elegant hall, at the end of which is a well-appointed cloakroom and stairs down to a large cellar with extensive space for storage. The drawing room is an elegant and well-proportioned room with cornicing, an attractive fireplace in the centre of the room and low level cupboards and book shelves at the end. Across the hall is a wonderful sized dining room with fireplace and double doors through to a sitting room, which has an inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove and bench seating, glazed door to the garden and French doors to the conservatory. The kitchen/breakfast room is a very good size and has fitted wall, floor and island units, woodblock worktop, a pair of countersunk Butler s sinks, electric Rangemaster cooker with 5 burner gas hob, space for dishwasher and fridge and tiled floor that runs through into the adjoining conservatory, where French doors open out to the garden. Beyond the kitchen is a large utility room, which has fitted cupboards, space for appliances, stable door to a courtyard garden and door to a side passage. Off the utility is another cloakroom.
A fine staircase leads up a spacious landing on the 1st floor and at the back of the house is the principal bedroom suite, which comprises of lovely, spacious bedroom with exposed beams and brick chimney breast, dressing room and 2 en suite bath/shower rooms. There are 4 other bedrooms on this floor, 2 of which share a Jack-and-Jill bathroom, and a family bathroom. On the 2nd floor is a self-contained flat with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite), a fitted kitchen/breakfast room and a fabulous sitting room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
A drive leads past the double garage, which has remote up-and-over door, to a parking area in front of the house. From the drive are gates to a side passage and to the garden, which is walled and lies to the south of the property, where there is a terrace bordered by flowerbeds and lawn. The garden is well stocked with mature plants and shrubs and a brick path leads to a personal door to the garage, which has power and lighting. On the eastern side of the house is a courtyard garden with double gates leading onto Ashdown Chase.
Local Amenities & Surrounding Area
The property is located in a wonderful position on the edge of the village which has a local shop, garage, pub, primary school and a tennis and squash club. For more extensive shopping, educational and transport facilities there are the towns of Uckfield, East Grinstead, Haywards Heath and Crowborough. The Ashdown Forest is the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and riding.
The mainline railway stations at Haywards Heath and East Grinstead, provide services to London Bridge/Victoria. The A22 provides good access to London, Eastbourne and the national motorway network.
Local Authorities & Services
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating and night storage heaters. LPG provides gas for the fire and range cooker hob. Council tax: Band G. Wealden District Council 01892 653311. East Sussex County Council 0345 608 0190.
From East Grinstead proceed south on the A22 through Forest Row and Wych Cross. As you enter the village of Nutley, the property is just after La Casa Italian Restaurant on the opposite side of the road.