The magnificent Great Hall section of a fine period mansion, set in a tucked away position close to the centre of town.
- Semi Detached
- Off Road Parking
- View EPC Rating
A stunning and unique character home, created from the magnificent Great Hall section of a fine period mansion, set in a tucked away position close to the centre of town.
Entrance hall, Kitchen/dining/family room, Drawing room
Utility room, Bar area, WC/wet room, Ground floor bedroom
4 Spacious first floor bedrooms, one with extra mezzanine level and Superbly appointed family bathroom
Drive and parking area, Large garden with decking, lawns, fish pond, summer house, garden shed and outside lighting
Originally the Great Hall of a fine period mansion, this handsome family home has some magnificent features including stone mullion windows and vaulted ceilings.
From the driveway steps flanked by stone balustrade lead up to the front door. Inside, the hallway has a coat cupboard, bar area and limestone flooring with under floor heating, which continues through into a beautifully appointed wet room. Also off the hall is a lovely guest bedroom. The good size utility room has fitted units, woodblock worktops, butlers sink, cupboard housing boiler, space for washing machine, drier, microwave, fridge and freezer. The kitchen/dining/family room is a lovely spacious room with dining and sitting areas, fitted wall, base and peninsular units, granite worktops, countersunk sink, Stoves double electric range cooker with grill and 7 burner gas hob, limestone flooring with under floor heating and a door to the garden. Beyond is the drawing room, which has an exceptionally impressive corner fireplace, a boarded floor and exposed beams and corbels.
The limestone flooring continues up the stairs and onto the first floor landing, which has some wonderful exposed beams and a study area with fitted bookshelves along one side. The under floor heating also runs up the staircase, along the landing and into the stunning family bathroom, which has marble tiling, double ended bath, shower cubicle, wall mounted WC and wash hand basin in vanity unit. At the end of the landing is the principal bedroom, which has a magnificent vaulted ceiling with exposed hammer-beams and a spectacular gothic arched window with stone mullions, leaded lights and electric blind. There are 3 further bedrooms, one of which also has a vaulted hammer-beam ceiling as well as steps up to a mezzanine area. Stairs lead from the landing up to a further study/occasional bedroom on the 2nd floor.
A long drive leads up to a parking and turning area. The delightful garden is accessed both from the kitchen/dining/family room and through gates from the parking area. It is an excellent size and is divided up into various areas, with lawns, decking, summerhouse, fish pond, garden stores, mature shrubs and floodlit trees, one of which has a raised, decking around it.
Surrounding Area & Amenities
The property is well located within the town for access to shops, restaurants, railway station, excellent schools and the Kings Centre, which has extensive sporting facilities. The nearby towns of Crawley and Tunbridge Wells are also within easy reach. There are excellent State and private schools close by. East Grinstead has some excellent clubs including rugby, hockey, cricket, netball, tennis and football. Golf is available at Chartham Park, Royal Ashdown and Holtye. 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 and is known the world over as the 'home' of Winnie-the-Pooh.
Local Authorities and Services
West Sussex CC 01243 777100. Mid Sussex DC 01444 458166. Council Tax band F. All mains services. Gas fired central heating and electric under floor heating.
Mainline railway station at East Grinstead provides a service to London Bridge/Victoria in about 55 minutes. The A264 connects to the M23/A23, which in turn gives good access to Gatwick airport, London, Brighton, and the M25.
At the eastern end of East Grinstead High Street turn left onto College Lane and then take the second left into Cranston Road. The drive to the property is the second on the left.