Gatehouse Lane, Framfield, East Sussex, TN22

£1,749,500

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
A beautifully presented Grade II listed country house with well-balanced family space and excellent ancillary accommodation providing two self-contained annexes. Attractive gardens and grounds with heated swimming pool and pool house, stabling and paddock plus double garage.

Upton farm is an attractive Grade II listed family house of painted brick construction with tile hung upper elevations under a tiled roof. The property has been extended and completely refurbished by the current owners and is now beautifully presented. The principal reception rooms offer well-proportioned space and the period features such as fireplaces, exposed timbers some tiled and wooden flooring and some exposed stone walls. Of a particular note is the newly extended kitchen/ breakfast room with vaulted ceilings and oak framed surround. The enormous windows offer fantastic natural light, flooding the room and illuminating the large island. French doors lead out to the brick paved patio and a decked area which is ideal for entertaining. The bathrooms and en suites are incredibly well fitted in a bespoke style with features such as exposed timbers and flooring.

In addition to the main residence there is substantial ancillary accommodation compromising two self-contained annexes, ideal for multi-generational living.

Situation

Upton Farm is situated in in a rural position on the edge of the village of Framfield which has a church, church hall, village hall, pre-school, primary school, various local societies, recreation ground, monthly village market and a traditional summer fair each summer. Uckfield offers a wide range of shopping and recreational amenities with supermarkets, cinema and mainline station serving to London. Train services are also available at Buxted. There is a good choice of schooling in the area, in both the state and private sectors including St Leonards at Mayfield, Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory at Five Ashes, Bede's Senior at Upper Dicker, Bede's Preparatory at Eastbourne, Eastbourne College, Cumnor House at Danehill, Brambletyre at Forest Row, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.

Leisure facilities in the area include golf at east Sussex National (Little Horsted) and Eastbourne; sailing and fishing on the south coats and at Bewl Water; Opera at Glyndebourne; racing at Plumpton and Lingfield.

Framfield village 0.5 miles Buxted station 2 miles (London Bridge from 69 minutes). Uckfield station 2.3 miles (London Bridge from 73 minutes) Lewes 11 miles. Eastbourne 11 miles. Tunbridge Wells 14 Miles. Brighton 20 miles. (All times and distances approximate).

Outside

Upton farm is approached off Gatehouse Lane with parking and a double garage. The gardens are a particular feature of the property and are incredibly well stocked with a multitude of mature flower borders, trees and shrubs. At the front of the property there is an archway with path leading to the front door, passing a lawned garden. At the rear is a large paved and decked terrace with impressive pond features.

There are various seating areas dotted around the garden, all of which have delightful views over the gardens which include a private patio with pergola surrounding. Continuing past the lawned gardens, this leads onto the heated swimming pool with paved surround, pool house and a gate leading down to the wooded area with stream. The side paddock is fenced off (and currently houses pet pigs!). In all the property extends to about 3.35 acres.

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