Whitemans Green, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17

£945,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Arranged over four floors is this substantial and elegant double-fronted property, believed to have been built in the mid-1850s. Retaining a number of impressive period features, the house has been significantly updated both internally and externally to an excellent standard whilst keeping the true character of the property. The property is entered via a grand entrance hall with a striking vaulted ceiling leading to the principal reception rooms. Of particular note is the 20 ft sitting room with its wooden fireplace, bay window and log burner, and the adjacent dining room with patio doors opening to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a variety of contemporary wall and floor units, complemented by granite work surfaces. In addition, there is an adjacent utility room.

The property's six bedrooms are arranged over the first and second floors, with the 20ft master bedroom suite a particular highlight with its bay window and feature period fireplace. On the first floor there are two additional bedrooms, with a further three on the second floor. A bathroom on each floor includes an integrated bath and cubicle shower, with contemporary fixtures. In addition there is an extensive lower ground floor comprising a cellar, a wine store and a hobby room, currently used as a music room.

Situation

Cuckfield has a range of local amenities including a convenience store/post office, petrol station, medical centre, variety of independent village shops, public houses, restaurants and a hotel with spa. Haywards Heath is in close proximity with its wide range of shops, restaurants and bars and a modern leisure centre. Central London is less than 40 miles away and he A23 offers a direct route to the motorway network, the airports at Gatwick, Heathrow and the coast. There is an excellent range of educational facilities locally, in both the private and state sectors. TRAIN SERVICES: Haywards Heath has a mainline railway station with a fast and frequent commuter service to London (Victoria and Thames link to London Bridge from 42 minutes), Brighton and Gatwick.

Outside

The property is approached by a drive with off-street parking in front of a detached single garage and car port. The garden is laid to lawn and enclosed by hedges and a brick wall on three sides, with a separate walled garden area adjacent to the house providing a secluded place to entertain. There is an additional paved area to the front of the property with an attractive circular design facing the striking pillared open porch. Mature shrubs and newly-planted trees are plentiful throughout the gardens, providing year-round interest.

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