Grantham Bank, Barcombe, Lewes, Sussex

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Back on the market: A detached modern three bedroom house tucked away in the popular village of Barcombe with far reaching easterly views across unspoilt rolling countryside to the rear. The present owners have considerately and carefully converted the attached garage into a granny annexe over two floors providing a sitting room, double bedroom and shower room. The garden extends to approximately 0.6 Acre. For viewings please call 01273 474101.


A handsome detached three bedroom village house believed to date from the mid 1970's, quietly found in an elevated corner plot on this well considered and sought after residential cul-de-sac. The property, originally constructed as a four bedroom abode, has been adapted for multi generational living and is currently found with three bedrooms. The living accommodation is blessed with panoramic far reaching easterly views across unspoilt rolling countryside to the rear. The present owners have as detailed, considerately and carefully converted the attached garage into a granny annexe over two floors providing a sitting room, double bedroom and shower room. The main accommodation comprises Entrance Hall; Cloakroom with low level WC and hand wash basin; Sitting Room with french windows into the Conservatory with insulated roof; Dining Area; well fitted Kitchen with double electric oven, integrated fridge, calor gas hob, and range of work surfaces with cupboards over and under, Utility Room with door to outside and granny annexe. There is an open tread staircase from the Sitting Room to the Master Bedroom with fitted wardrobes and views over the countryside; family Bathroom with fitted white suite comprising bath with separate shower unit over, hand wash basin and low level WC; Bedroom 3 with fitted wardrobe. Access to the fully insulated and part boarded loft space is via a loft ladder on the landing.

Outside: Another true feature of this property is the lovingly tended garden which wraps itself around the house. To the rear of the property is a formal area of lawn with Topiary well stocked borders that frames the undulating countryside beyond, intertwined by a path that leads to an old converted stable with electric light and power and an attached old tack room with running water and a low level WC. The garden path continues to meander through well stocked borders and opens out into a delightfully private haven of lawn planted with a variety of fruit trees. For the horticulturist there is a organic vegetable area with polytunnels with chillies galore and adjacent soft fruit cage. The front garden is of open plan and approached by a driveway providing safe off road parking.

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating serves panel radiators which are appointed throughout the accommodation. Bottled gas serves the gas hob. Double glazed windows throughout. Cavity wall insulation. Local authority: Lewes District Council (tax band F).


Barcombe village centre just minutes level walk away, offers a community run general store, public house, village primary school and a thriving church. The village green with football pitch, cricket pitch and tennis courts is just off the High Street, and a few minutes walk away. The nearby town of Lewes offers mainline railway station (London/Victoria just over the hour), leisure facilities, three screen cinema, schooling for all ages, there is also a mainline railway station with services to London at the nearby village of Cooksbridge and Haywards Heath which is approximately a 20 minute drive away.

Nearby Lewes, only 5 miles away, is described as a small town with a big heart. Historians believe the name derives from the Old English hlaews ( hills or mounds ) as Lewes is built into the slopes either side of the Ouse Valley. It was here that Simon de Montfort fought the Battle of Lewes against the King and where Tom Paine, author of The Rights of Man once lived. Lewes has long been known for its spirit of independence and the inhabitants are proud of its significant history stretching back to Saxon times. There are lots of things to do in and around the county town. Lewes is a great place to shop with so many independent, antique and quirky shops. It is also the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat or a drink in one of the eclectic number of pubs. Lewes also boasts a working brewery situated in the heart of the community on the banks of the Ouse. Commuters abound with mainline railway station (London/Victoria just over the hour) found at the bottom of Station Street, which in turn leads off the High Street. There are three supermarkets, the acclaimed independent Depot cinema, leisure centre, tertiary college, along with well attended primary and senior schools. The Universities of Sussex and Brighton and the coast at Brighton are found 6 and 9 miles away respectively and the famous Glyndebourne Opera House is about 4 miles away on the outskirts of Ringmer. Lewes is situated just off the South Downs way and within the magnificent South Downs National Park, a paradise for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers.

01273 809494

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