SALE AGREED - A stunning detached family house of distinction, dating back to 1929, with a later addition to provide spacious and versatile accommodation of around 3000sqft, set in approx 1/3rd of an acre with a swimming pool and detached double garage with room above.
| DETACHED FAMILY HOME OF DISTINCTION | DATING BACK TO THE 1920's | PERIOD FEATURES | LATER ADDITION | PROVIDING SPACIOUS AND VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION OF AROUND 3000 SQFT | OAK MULLIONED LEAD LIGHT WINDOWS | GAS CENTRAL HEATING | SET IN APPROX ONE THIRD OF AN ACRE | NON-ESTATE POSITION | IDEAL FOR A BROAD RANGE OF LOCAL SERVICES AND AMENITIES | ALARM |
| RECEPTION HALL | SITTING ROOM | INNER HALL | GARDEN ROOM | STUDY/BEDROOM | SHOWER ROOM | KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM | UTILITY ROOM | CLOAKROOM | DINING ROOM | FOUR FIIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS | MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE | FAMILY BATH & SHOWER ROOM | MANICURED GARDENS | DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE WITH ROOM AND SHOWER ROOM ABOVE | HEATED SWIMMING POOL | SUMMERHOUSE |
SITUATION: The property is situated within a private drive, which serves a cluster of properties, in a desirable non-estate position, whilst being within touching distance of a broad range of local services and amenities which include;
Uckfield: (approx 1 mile): supermarkets, post office, library, banks, family owned cinema, pharmacists, main line rail station with services to London.
Schooling: all age groups including Uckfield College. Primary schools in the neighbouring villages of Buxted and Maresfield. Private schools within easy reach including Skippers Hill Prep, St Leonards Convent (Mayfield), Eastbourne College and Cumnor House.
Leisure: Freedom leisure centre, East Sussex Golf Club, Spa and Gym, Ashdown Forest (AONB) for walks, horse riding (by permit) etc.
Towns (within 20 mile radius): Lewes, Haywards Heath, Tunbridge Wells, East Grinstead, Eastbourne, Brighton.
Transport: Gatwick Airport and M23/M25 are all within a convenient driving distance.
DESCRIPTION: Roundwood is a stunning family home of distinction, dating back to 1929, with a recent addition which has created spacious and versatile accommodation. There are notable period features throughout, with oak joinery including ceiling timbers, internal doors and mullion lead light windows.
Approached through the wonderful original front door to the welcoming entrance hall, stairs rise to the first floor with storage under. The sitting room has a stunning inglenook brick fireplace with woodburner and bressumer beam. An inner hall leads through to a garden room, glazed to two sides, access to the side under a skylight window. A further reception room which would make an ideal study or potential ground floor bedroom, gives access to the swimming pool and has been fitted with a Stannah lift giving access to the main bedroom. Also to the ground floor is a fabulous kitchen/breakfast room which has a vaulted ceiling and exposed oak trussed beams. The kitchen area has been fitted with an extensive range of units to base and eye level, complementing wood effect surfaces, sink unit, range cooker, extractor fan and an American style 'fridge/freezer. The breakfast area has fitted carpet, sliding patio doors to the garden and pool, built-in storage cupboards and a boiler cupboard. A good size utility room has a work surface, sink, Hotpoint washing machine and tumble dryer under. The dining room is of a generous size with period fireplace and shelved storage cupboards.
To the first floor are four double bedrooms, being served by a bath & shower room. The main bedroom has a Juliette balcony and an en-suite bath & shower room. The guest bedroom has fitted wardrobes across one wall and a vanity unit.
The beautifully maintained gardens extend to approximately one third of an acre, fence enclosed and enjoying a westerly rear aspect. Partly laid to lawn, interspersed by a variety of established shrubs, trees and climbers, skilfully and thoughtfully designed. The swimming pool is nestled next to the house with a resin surround and swimming house/changing room. There is also a timber store housing the filtration system, pump and boiler. There are numerous access points off the private drive and at the end a detached double garage having an electrically operated roller door and alarm. A stairwell leads to a room above with en-suite shower room.
Council Tax: Band G EPC = Band D