School Lane, Danehill, East Sussex, RH17


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
This charming Sussex-style character cottage enjoys an elevated setting close to the village of Danehill and local bridle paths for walking, with far-reaching country views. With period detailing and stunning grounds of 2.205 acres. The property is set within a generous landscaped plot. The handsome property has a versatile layout which is ideally suited to both families and entertaining, featuring a choice of reception rooms including a striking double-height vaulted dining room, a double aspect, well proportioned sitting room leading to a conservatory and a study/snug. In addition there is a kitchen/breakfast room with good storage and space for freestanding appliances, which leads to a separate utility room. A cloakroom completes the ground floor.

On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, including a master bedroom with en suite bathroom and a sizeable second bedroom with lovely views. In addition there is a family bathroom.


The property is located in a rural setting surrounded by open fields and surrounded by deciduous woodlands, between the sought-after villages of Danehill and Chelwood Common. The surrounding countryside is well known for its outstanding natural beauty and there are many country walks and bridleways around Ashdown Forest and the South Downs, as well as the National Trust-owned Sheffield Park, Bluebell Railway and Wakehurst estates. Also within easy reach is Haywards Heath (approximately 7 miles) which offers a comprehensive range of shops including a Waitrose supermarket and amenities such as bars, restaurants and a large leisure centre. The train station at Haywards Heath provides a regular and fast commuter service to London (Victoria and London Bridge) in about 45 minutes. Brighton (approximately 21 miles) has a cosmopolitan mix of shops and provides well for the arts in addition to giving direct access to the coast. Gatwick Airport (approximately 17 miles) is accessible via the A23/M23 which also connects to the whole national motorway network. Locally there are a number of schools such as Cumnor House, Great Walstead and Worth School. The local primary school is within very close proximity.


Surrounded by countryside, the property enjoys far-reaching views over the surrounding woodland and its own pretty gardens. The property is approached via a driveway leading to a generous parking area where there is space for a number of vehicles and a pretty front garden. Further parking is available within a detached brick-built double garage. The sizeable plot also enjoys a high degree of privacy. The property's elevated setting and tiered gardens makes for exceptional views, to the front. At the rear there are a number of borders arranged over different levels, two parcels of lawn and a terrace. A highlight of the property is an outdoor swimming pool to the side set within a paved terrace.

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