Guide price £1,425,000
A spacious family home, formerly a stone foresters cottage which has been sensitively extended and is set well back from the road in a lovely position in the highly sought after village of Chelwood Ga
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A spacious family home, formerly a stone foresters cottage which has been sensitively extended and is set well back from the road in a lovely position in the highly sought after village of Chelwood Gate, close to the Ashdown Forest.
Entrance lobby, Sitting room, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Cloakroom, Study, Conservatory
Principal bedroom with balcony and en-suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms, Family shower room
Parking, 2 Bay barn style garage, Double garage with a car port
2 log cabin style offices/games rooms
Terrace, Lawn, Pond
About 1¼ acres
The front door opens into an entrance lobby with fitted cupboards. The sitting room is a good size with large brick fireplace and French doors to the terrace. There is a side lobby giving access to a utility room and cloakroom. Beyond is the kitchen/breakfast room with fitted wall and floor units and tiled floor. Appliances include a 4 ring electric hob, oven and microwave. Off the kitchen is the dining room with exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Also on this floor is a study and conservatory.
On the first floor is a landing with access to eaves storage. The principal bedroom has fitted wardrobes, balcony and an en-suite bathroom. There are 4 further bedrooms and a family shower room.
On the second floor is bedroom 6/playroom.
A driveway leads down to a parking area in front of a 2 bay barn style garage. There is also a double garage with a further car port to the rear. To the side of the parking area is a section of garden with 2 log cabin styles offices with heating, power and telephone. This office could be used for a number of alternative uses. There is also an outside WC and a garden store.
A paved path leads to the front of the house where there is a well, paved seating area and steps up to the lawn with a number of camellias. The main garden is to the rear with a further paved terrace with fish pond. The lawn runs away from the house down to a pond towards the bottom of the garden. There are a numbers of trees and shrubs around the garden giving it a lovely back drop. Also within the garden is a greenhouse.
Local Amenities & Communications
The property is superbly located close to this popular village, which has excellent pubs and a village church. There are popular schools in the area including Danehill Primary School and Cumnor House. Other local amenities are found in Horsted Keynes and Forest Row. For more comprehensive facilities there are the towns of Haywards Heath, Uckfield, East Grinstead and Lewes. Nearby Ashdown Forest is the largest free public access space in the South-East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside.
There is a mainline railway station at Haywards Heath providing a service to London Bridge/Victoria in about 45 minutes. Gatwick is about 17 miles distant and the A22 is about 2½ miles away, providing access to the M25.
Local Authorities and Services
East Sussex County Council: 03456080190. Wealden District Council 01892 653311. Council tax band F. Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
From East Grinstead head south on the A22. At Wych Cross fork right onto the A275 to Lewes. In Chelwood Gate turn left into Beaconsfield Road and left againjust before the telephone exchange. The house will be found at the end of the lane.