Viewing is considered essential to appreciate this detached chalet style property, much improved and extended by the current owners to provide spacious and versatile accommodation, set in a plot extending to approaching one acre.
* SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED CHALET STYLE PROPERTY * SET IN GARDENS APPROACHING ONE ACRE * SOUTH WESTERLY REAR ASPECT * * RECEPTION HALL * SITTING ROOM * CONSERVATORY (2018) * STUDY * STUNNING OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN/DINING ROOM (2015) * LAUNDRY ROOM * GROUND FLOOR MASTER SUITE COMPRISING BEDROOM, DRESSING ROOM, EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM AND WC * TWO FIRST FLOOR DOUBLE BEDROOMS * FAMILY BATHROOM * INTEGRAL ANNEXE: LOBBY, CLOAKROOM, KITCHEN, SHOWER ROOM/WC, FIRST FLOOR LOUNGE/MULTI-MEDIA ROOM AND DOUBLE BEDROOM * UPVC DOUBLE GLAZING * GAS CENTRAL HEATING *
SITUATION: Ideally positioned within walking distance of a broad range of local services and amenities including a mainline rail station (London Bridge), convenience store, doctors surgery, church and highly regarded primary school. The neighbouring town of Uckfield has an extensive range of shopping facilities, supermarkets, leisure centre, cinema, restaurants and bus depot.
DESCRIPTION: An internal inspection of Little Orchard is considered essential to appreciate the well-appointed, spacious and versatile accommodation on offer, which includes the seldom found benefit of an integral annexe. This individual home would work as one dwelling or would work equally well if you require co-habitation.
The accommodation comprises an enclosed porch with front door to the welcoming reception hall. Stairs to first floor, cupboard under, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank and woodblock flooring which continues through into the bay-fronted sitting room, which has a triple aspect with feature fireplace (currently sealed) and network wiring for TV which is available in a number of the principal rooms. Glazed door opening into a wonderful UPVC double glazed conservatory which was re-fitted in 2018. This addition has a door opening on to a terrace and enjoys a lovely aspect over the rear garden.
Also approached from the hall is a useful laundry room having plumbing for a washing machine, space for tumble dryer, work surface and sink unit over. The master suite comprises a bay-fronted bedroom looking out to the rear, dressing room with 7 door wardrobe cupboards and access to the outside paved terrace. There is also an en-suite shower room having twin wash hand basins and a separate recess with wc.
Also off the hall is a study with built-in boiler cupboard and door to the stunning split-level kitchen/dining room. The kitchen area comprises a good range of soft closing storage cupboards and pan/cutlery drawers finished in 'Warm Grey' incorporating a retractable larder unit and corner carousel. L' shaped work surface with inset sink unit and 5 ring gas hob having an extractor hood above. Integrated eye level oven/grill and separate microwave/oven, wine cooler, wine rack and 'Blomberg' American style 'fridge/freezer. Separate Island/breakfast bar, storage cupboards (housing waste/recycling bins) and shelving under. A few steps lead down to the dining area: a wonderful room for entertaining under a large skylight window and having four glazed panels with double sliding doors opening on to a decked terrace. A door gives access to the annexe lobby with separate wc and door to the modern fitted kitchen (recess housing gas fired boiler) and shower room/wc. This has access to the double garage and stairs rising to the first floor with a good size lounge or multi-media room. Sloping ceilings with skylight window to the side and further window to the front. Installed projector and retractable screen together with a pair of floor mounted storage units. Door to double bedroom with built-in triple wardrobe/storage cupboards. This room has a particularly pleasant view over the rear garden into the distance.
There are two further bedrooms approached from the reception hall both with built-in wardrobe cupboards and which are served by a family bathroom.
As a whole the plot extends to approaching one acre.
The front of the property is enclosed by beech hedgerow, area laid to lawn with established shrubs and attractive cherry tree. Extensive tarmacadam driveway providing off road parking for a number of vehicles, leading in turn to an integral double garage with twin electrically operated roller doors.
Side access to the rear garden which is approached over three defined sitting out areas, one with a metal pergola. The garden is principally laid to lawn with carefully planted herbaceous borders and strategically planted trees. Stepping stone pathway leading to a large summerhouse and shed both with power and light connected. There is a wildlife pond and in the end section of the garden a greenhouse (power connected) and fruit trees including apple, plum, cherry, pear along with gooseberry bushes. The boundaries are enclosed by hedgerow (beech, conifer and privet). Outside taps, power sockets and security lighting.
DIRECTIONS: From Uckfield take the A272 to Buxted. On entering the village pass under the railway bridge and at the mini-roundabout take the right hand turning into Framfield Road where the property will be found on the right hand side, as identified by our for sale board.