Common Lane, Ditchling, Hassocks, BN6

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
12 Common Lane is a super family home with a plethora of living space that spans to 4138 sq ft. It sits in a glorious plot of 3.4 acres in the protection of the South Downs National Park and as such it has the added advantage of superb views to the rear which encompass its own land and the South Downs. The property has a large driveway which provides parking for many cars along with having a three bay car port. The accommodation comprises six bedrooms of which there are four on the first floor, one downstairs with shower room and then the last is in the internal annexe. The annexe adjoins the main house but can be shut off if required. It provides a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and sitting room a wonderful set up for relatives that wish to have their own space. The large kitchen/breakfast room sits at the heart of the house with French doors that lead to the terrace and gardens, an ideal set up for alfresco entertaining. There are then five reception rooms; a study, snug, sitting room, conservatory and a splendid reading / music room with French doors again that open to the garden providing a wonderful back drop for concentration or relaxing. The north wing, which has been recently converted and modernised, provides easy access to the parking area along with a downstairs shower room, reception room and further large office area upstairs.


The mature gardens are a delight and planted with a variety of mature plants and trees, the lawned area is large and pretty much flat so thus allowing a great platform for young families to kick a ball, have a trampoline and entertain friends. Equally, for the green fingered, there are wonderful areas to immerse yourself with a pond and vegetable area. Wooden gates lead from the garden to the paddocks - for anyone looking to have a smallholding or horse the hacking in Ditchling is wonderful with easy access up to the South Downs and Hickstead All England Show Jumping just a short distance away.


TThe picturesque Downland village of Ditchling lies just 1.6 miles from the famous Ditchling Beacon and its surrounding nature reserve in the South Downs National Park. The village has a variety of local shops, including arts and craft workshops, a museum, Post Office and cafes such as The Green Welly. In addition, there are pubs including The Bull and The White Horse, a village church and a primary school. Ditchling Cricket Club is walking distance from Charters, a fantastic and welcoming club for all of the family with dedicated training for the young in the family to the more professional players. A wider range of shops is available at Hassocks, about two miles to the east, which also has a mainline train station to London Bridge/Victoria (approximately 55 minutes). The city of Brighton and the South coast are about nine miles distance away from the property. The M23/A23 provides good access to Gatwick and the national motorway network. There are a number of excellent schools in the area, including St. Margaret's Primary School in Ditchling, Downlands Community Secondary School in Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint College, Burgess Hill School for Girls, Brighton College, Ardingly, Great Walstead, Cumnor House and more.

Additional Information

Council: Lewes District Council

Council Tax: Band G

01444 616469

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