Church Lane, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex, RH17


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Strouds is a charming Grade II listed five bedroom cottage believed to date back to 1622 with a later Victorian extension in 1860 and the further West Wing built in 1960. The property now offers a plethora of living and entertaining space spanning to over 2834 sq ft. Full detials can be found on the floorplan but in brief: A generous entrance hall sits centrally within the property with reception rooms leading off to either side. On the West Wing of the property is the kitchen with central Aga and plenty of wall and preparation areas for entertaining. An ample sized breakfast room leads from the kitchen. There is then a further snug with a stunning inglenook fireplace and dining room with French doors leading out to the terrace and gardens. To the East wing you have a large sitting room with feature fireplace, conservatory, kitchen, utilty room and a downstairs cloakroom in each wing of the house. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and family bathroom and two further bedrooms and bathroom to the second floor.


Horsted Keynes is a delightful and much sought after village with an active community and provides an excellent primary school, two public houses, a village store and cricket club. The surrounding countryside is well known for its outstanding natural beauty and is easily accessible to Haywards Heath (approximately 5 miles). Haywards Heath offers a comprehensive range of shops including a major brand supermarket and amenities including bars, restaurants and a large leisure centre. The train station at Haywards Heath provides a regular and fast commuter service to London (Victoria and London Bridge) in about 45 minutes. Brighton (approximately 19 miles) has a cosmopolitan mix of shops and provides well for the arts in addition to giving direct access to the coast. Gatwick Airport (approximately 17 miles) is accessible via the A23/M23 which also connects to the whole national motorway network. The area is renowned for the standard of its schooling in both the private and state sectors and local schools include Cumnor House in Danehill, Brambletye in East Grinstead, Great Walstead near Lindfield and Ardingly College.


The property sits in a generous plot of 0.631 acres and the mature gardens are a stunning feature of the property with meticulous thought having been given to all year round planting with various areas for entertaining and fun. The garden features a number of specimnen trees, camellias and rhododendrons. A large Beech and Oak tree are a wonderful feature of the children's play area.

There is a double garge with office above. The office has air conditioning, electricity, internet connection and a water supply. The garage is large enough for two cars however currently one portion is uses as a heated archive room.

There is a further workshop and Summer House in the grounds with electricity in both..

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