Oldlands Avenue, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17


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  • Bedrooms: 5
This contemporary property offers flexible accommodation with a number of reception rooms, ideal for a growing family. With an attractive wooden façade constructed in timber from the Balcombe Estate, the property was beautifully designed and built to create this wonderful family home. The home has a contemporary interior and modern conveniences and is entered via a dramatic and most impressive double height hall, leading to the principal reception rooms and stunning kitchen/breakfast room. The dual aspect sitting room has a brick faced fireplace and log burning stove, in addition to a bay window and double doors overlooking the garden. Additional living space is offered in the formal dining room with attractive exposed brick wall and TV room/study. The kitchen/breakfast room is the hub of the home fitted with an attractive country style kitchen. Adjacent to the kitchen is a well designed utility area with extensive storage and a second ground floor WC.

Stairs rise to an impressive galleried landing with large window and access to the five bedrooms. The master bedroom has several fitted wardrobes and the benefit of an en suite shower-room.


The property is situated in a conservation area in the sought-after village of Balcombe which has a thriving community with a popular primary school, village shop and public house. There are tennis courts at the end of the road and nearby is Ardingly Reservoir with opportunities for walking and water sports. The mainline station is within walking distance and the area is renowned for the standard of its schooling in both the private and state sectors. Haywards Heath offers more extensive shopping and Balcombe offers excellent road communications via the A/M23 to the M25, the motorway network and Gatwick Airport. The mainline station nearby is within walking distance and offers direct services to London Victoria, Blackfriars and London Bridge from 43 minutes and Brighton in 26 minutes.


The property is fronted by a laurel hedge and approached by a gravel drive with ample parking for a number of cars. Edged by panel fencing with rustic wooden hurdles behind well-stocked flower beds, there is also a raised brick bed planted with a row of specimen trees to provide privacy. The garden offers privacy with a patio by the house and other features include a lawn and variety of flower beds, shrubs and small fruit trees. Of particular note is a brick-built studio with heating which would make an ideal home office and a timber shed with power.

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