High Street, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16

£1,200,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Originally a Medieval timber framed hall house dating from the 14th century, The Clock House is considered one of Lindfield's most notable historic buildings. It is advised that the property would benefit from a degree of improvement works. On entering the property, one is welcomed in to the hall with half timber panelled walls and decorative stained glass windows. This leads to the principle rooms, which although extended and altered over the years, have retained a wealth of period features. The drawing room has a wide bow window, exposed timbers and inglenook fireplace with brick fireplace and hearth. A further double aspect, bay fronted sitting room and family room with bow window offer additional space for the family to relax. The kitchen is fitted with a range of timber fronted unit and benefits from a breakfast area in addition to the separate dining room with a brick fireplace. The downstairs is completed by a utility room, study and conservatory with vaulted glazed ceiling that opens out to the rear terrace and garden.

The staircase leads to the first floor, where there are five bedrooms, 3 with en-suites and sitting room, offering versatile accommodation. The double aspect master bedroom enjoys an outlook over the rear garden and has a range of fitted furniture. The central sitting area is a unique feature with its vaulted ceiling with exposed roof beams and crown posts, in addition to a fireplace with oak mantle. The upstairs is completed by a family bathroom and dressing room.

Situation

Located in the picturesque village of Lindfield, The Clock House is in walking distance of the historic high street with its range of independent shops and eateries. A wider range of facilities including a mainline station with fast and regular services to London (Victoria/London Bridge accessible within 45 mins) can be found in Haywards Heath (less than 1.5 miles distant). The A23 provides access to the M23, M25 the rest of the motorway network and airports at Gatwick and Heathrow.

Outside

The Clock House sits in grounds of 0.797 of an acre, arranged in two distinct areas and flanked by established deciduous trees to retain privacy and a degree of seclusion. Adjacent to the property is a raised terrace opening onto lawns with mature shrubs and trees. An opening in the border leads down a gravel path, providing access to further extensive gardens predominantly laid to lawn and an orchard of applne trees.

Wooden gates open on to a gravelled parking area that leads to a two storey garage offering parking for several vehicles, in additio to a four car garage with electronically operated doors.

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