SALE AGREED: A beautifully presented and extended, four bedroom detached family house, located in semi-rural surroundings on the fringes of Ashdown Forest with gardens of approx 0.68 of an acre.
| DETACHED SUSSEX STYLE FAMILY HOUSE | IN A SEMI-RURAL LOCATION | CLOSE TO THE ASHDOWN FOREST | EXTENDED BY THE CURRENT OWNERS TO A HIGH STANDARD OF FINISH | OAK JOINERY | ENTRANCE LOBBY | CLOAKROOM | HALL | DINING ROOM | STUDY | SITTING ROOM | CONSERVATORY| KITCHEN/DINING ROOM | GALLERIED LANDING | FOUR BEDROOMS | THREE EN-SUITE BATHROOMS | SHOWER ROOM | SUBSTANTIAL DRIVEWAY | LARGE GARAGE | ESTABLISHED GARDENS OF APPROXIMATELY 0.68 OF AN ACRE | OIL CENTRAL HEATING | DOUBLE GLAZING |
SITUATION: On the outskirts of Uckfield and close to the villages of Nutley, Fairwarp and Maresfield.
Uckfield offers an excellent range of shopping facilities, banks, post office, supermarkets, restaurants and cinema. There is also a mainline rail station with links to London and a bus depot. The area provides highly rated schooling for all age groups including Uckfield College. There is also a leisure centre together with the scenic walks over the Ashdown Forest and the East Sussex National Golf Course/Spa. The A22 gives access to surrounding towns. Gatwick Airport and the M23/M25 motorways are all within a convenient driving distance.
DESCRIPTION: A mature detached family house, dating from the 1930's with subsequent additions, in a Sussex style with attractive half tile hung elevations to the first floor. The property has been thoughtfully presented with style and flair, finished to an extremely high standard, to create a most impressive family home.
The accommodation has solid oak doors with complementing oak joinery, approached via an entrance lobby with cloakroom and a 'Thomas Crapper' suite. The hallway has stairs rising to the first floor with storage under and is open plan to the dining room, divided by an oak framed opening. Engineered oak flooring extends through into a useful study. There is also a floor to ceiling brick fireplace with woodburner which is 'back to back' with the spacious sitting room. This is double aspect with double doors opening on to a terrace, together with matching double doors opening into a UPVC double glazed Conservatory. This enjoys a lovely aspect over the gardens and has double doors to each side. The stunning kitchen/dining room has granite work surfaces and is fitted with a comprehensive range of units to base and eye level in 'Sage Green' with underlighting. Inset 'Butlers sink', range cooker under an oak beam, combined oven/microwave, warming drawer, pan drawers, retractable larder units, 'Bosch' dishwasher and washing machine, recess for American style 'fridge/freezer, zoned underfloor heating and complementing part panelled walls to dado level. A bright, triple aspect room having double doors opening on to the terrace.
To the first floor is a galleried landing with a deep built-in airing cupboard. There are four double bedrooms with three en-suite bathrooms and an excellent amount of storage in the form of built-in and fitted wardrobe cupboards. They are all served by a shower room and there is also a boarded loft space. A water softener supplies water to the baths and showers.
Electrically operated double gates give access to a substantial driveway which in turn leads to a large garage with automatic roller door, heating, power, light, water, electric shower for a dog bath.
A paved path leads to each side. The gardens extend to approximately 0.68 of an acre and provide a lovely setting, laid mainly to lawn with deep herbaceous borders stocked with plants and perennials to give colour and screening. The garden slopes down to a stream with a backdrop of woodland. A raised terrace wraps itself around the property overlooking the garden, providing an excellent area for relaxing and entertaining. There is also a useful, large outbuilding with WC and a rainwater storage tank for watering plants and lawn.