A charming 3 bedroom, 2 reception room semi-detached early Victorian house enjoying a wonderful southerly aspect over neighbouring fields towards the South Downs into the distance.
* EARLY VICTORIAN SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE * VILLAGE LOCATION * DELIGHTFUL SOUTHERLY VIEWS TOWARDS THE SOUTH DOWNS * HALLWAY * SITTING ROOM * DINING ROOM * KITCHEN * UTILITY ROOM * CLOAKROOM * THREE FIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS * BATHROOM/WC * OFF ROAD PARKING FOR TWO VEHICLES * DELIGHTFUL GARDENS TO FRONT AND REAR *
SITUATION: Within the confines of this popular village, within walking distance of a bakery and public house. The market town of Heathfield is approximately 3 miles distant with a good range of shops and schooling for all age groups. Uckfield, Lewes and Tunbridge Wells are easily accessible with a more comprehensive shopping facilities. The A22 provides a direct route to the M25 which is just over 30 miles away, whilst for commuters into London by train there are stations at Buxted, Uckfield (both London Bridge) or Stonegate (Charing Cross). Schooling in both the private and state sectors for all age groups are well catered for including Cross In Hand Primary, Heathfield College, Mayfield Girls' School, Skippers Hill Manor, Holmewood House plus a number of highly regarded Grammar Schools in Tunbridge Wells.
DESCRIPTION: A charming semi-detached early Victorian house presenting traditional red brick elevations under a slate tiled roof, with a number of period features typical of its age. The property is set well back from the road (approx 150ft) and viewing is considered essential to appreciate the stunning southerly views that are enjoyed from the rear towards the South Down in the distance.
The accommodation benefits from UPVC double glazing and gas central heating along with underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. This comprises two reception rooms, divided by a central wide arch with oak engineered flooring that continues into the hallway. The sitting room takes advantage of the wonderful views and has a fireplace recess with a log burner. The dining room has a lovely brick fireplace and hearth along with a full height pine corner cupboard.
The fabulous kitchen extension has a vaulted ceiling, skylights and attractive York stone flooring. There are wooden work surfaces, double bowl ceramic sink, space for a gas cooker and fridge/freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and a tall larder cupboard. The separate utility room has continuation of the York stone flooring, ceramic sink, wooden work surface, wall mounted 'Worcester' boiler and a cloakroom. Both the kitchen and utility have doors to an extensive paved terrace.
The hallway has decorative plaster corbels and a door to a covered recess with wonderful period floor tiles. Stairs rise to the first floor which has exposed painted floorboards to each room. Here, there are three bedrooms with the main and second bedrooms having Victorian cast iron fireplaces and adjacent wardrobes. The third bedroom is currently used as a study and along with the main bedroom enjoys the most stunning views. The bedrooms are served by a Victorian style bathroom suite comprising a roll-top bath, basin and wc.
The generous gardens are approached over a private drive providing off road parking for two vehicles and a detached timber store. A shingled pathway leads down to the property flanked by an area of lawn to one side with a garden shed. As mentioned previously, there is an extensive paved terrace, sandstone retaining walls and borders. The front boundaries are hedge enclosed extending to a maximum depth of approximately 150ft. There is a side access to the rear garden which is laid to lawn, hedge enclosed, backing on to fields and having a rural, southerly aspect.
EPC = C