Guide price £1,100,000
This bright and spacious equestrian home has excellent accommodation, stables, paddocks and manège set in around 3 acres in a lovely position on the edge of the popular commuter village of Chelwood Ga
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This bright and spacious equestrian home has excellent accommodation, stables, paddocks and manège set in around 3 acres in a lovely position on the edge of the popular commuter village of Chelwood Gate, with wonderful riding out nearby on Ashdown Forest.
Porch, Galleried hall, Sitting room, Family room, Study
Kitchen/breakfast/dining room, Utility room, Shower room
Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom, 4 Further bedrooms, Family bathroom
Parking and turning area, Southerly garden with views
Stabling, paddocks and manège
About 3 acres
The front door opens into an entrance porch, beyond which is a generous size reception hall with galleried landing above, coat cupboard and adjoining shower room. Glazed double doors open from the hall into an excellent size sitting room at the end of which a door leads through to a study that overlooks the garden. Across the other side of the hall is a large family room, which is currently used as an office and has a door through to the utility room. The utility has fitted units, sink with mixer tap and space for washing machine. Another door connects through into the kitchen/breakfast/dining room, which runs along most of the southern side of the house and has modern fitted units, breakfast bar, granite worktops, 1½ bowl countersunk sinks with mixer taps, electric range cooker, fridge and freezer and doors onto the terrace.
On the first floor is the spacious galleried landing, with loft hatch and walk-in airing cupboard. The principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom and shower cubicle. There are 4 further bedrooms, 3 of which have views to the south over the garden and grounds, and a spacious, well-appointed family bathroom, which has a roll-top bath and separate shower cubicle.
Five bar gates open from the lane onto a gravel turning and parking area at the front of the property, bordered by hedging, fencing and flowerbeds with mature shrubs. There is an enclosed area along the eastern side of the house enclosed with gates at either end. The driveway continues around the western side of the house, through 5 bar gates, down to the paddocks and stable yard. The garden is enclosed by hedging and fencing and lies on the southern side of the house where there is a large block-paved terrace and a good size area of lawn with stepping stone path leading down to a gate to the stables and paddocks. The stable yard has 3 loose boxes, pony box and lean-to store. Behind this is a further stable with loose box and hay store. Beyond this is an excellent sand school and several paddocks divided up by post and rail fencing.
Local Amenities & Communications
The property is superbly located close to this highly sought after village, which has excellent pubs and a village church. There are popular schools in the area including Danehill Church of England Primary School and Cumnor House prep school. 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, horse riding and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside. There are a number of equestrian competition venues nearby.
There is a mainline railway station at Haywards Heath providing a service to London Bridge/Victoria (45 mins). Gatwick is about 17 miles distant and the A22 is about 2½ mile away, providing access to the M25.
Local Authorities and Services
East Sussex CC: 03456080190. Wealden DC 01892 653311. Council tax band G. Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
From East Grinstead head south on A22 In Wych Cross and fork onto A275 to Lewes. In Chelwood Gate turn left into Beaconsfield Road and after ½ mile turn right into Stone Quarry Road. Take the first fork on left into Tanyard Lane and the house will be found on the left after about 200 yards.