Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath, East Sussex, RH17

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A stunning Victorian country house, believed to have been constructed back in 1882, and was once the home of the 6th Earl of Donoughmore from 1913 to 1948 . The property is now a development that comprises eight exclusive homes. The house benefits from a south facing aspect and offers 2136 square feet of elegant and well-proportioned accommodation set over three floors. The property features a range of modern and classic features throughout including moulded cornicing, skirting boards, sash windows, recessed spotlighting, a useful utility area with laundry appliances, Duravit bathroom suites and a stylish Poggenpohl kitchen.

The bedrooms are located over the top two floors and are divided into three bedrooms with fitted storage and two additional rooms that benefit from breathtaking views over the grounds and the forest beyond. The first-floor bedrooms feature en suite bath/shower areas and are served by a family bathroom.


The property benefits from a garage with electronically operated door, power and water connections. The communal gardens and grounds extend to around 15.5 acres, comprising mature trees and woodland shrubs, sweeping lawns, a heated swimming pool and pond. Accessed via security entrance gates covered by the CCTV system.

Additional Information

Share of freehold: The eight properties are held on 999 year leases from 1 September 2005. The Freehold interest is vested in a holding company (Chelwood Beacon Management Company Ltd) of which each owner is a Director holding a 12.5% share.

Ground rent: Peppercorn.

Service charge: £6,700 per annum, which covers buildings insurance, repairs and maintenance, upkeep of grounds, a reserve fund, and electricity in common areas. Reviewed annually.

Services: Gas fired central heating (LPG). Mains water, electricity and drainage.

Wealden District Council

Tax band G.

01444 616469

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