East Chiltington, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Kemps House is a charming Grade II listed five bedroom family home set in the delightful village of East Chiltington. Known for its superb views of the South Downs, excellent walks and a very good local known as the Jolly Sportsman.

The property sits in a generous plot of just under 2 acres and benefits from a large and spacious two bedroom annexe and garage.

The property benefits from a good selection of living areas which accommodate the five bedrooms upstairs. The kitchen/breakfast room sits at the heart of the house with an AGA, plenty of storage cupboards and the original flooring which is just wonderful. A large lobby then leads you through to the study, dining room, drawing room and sitting room.

To the first floor there are five bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master bedroom suite is very generous in size with French doors that capture the magnificent views of the South Downs. The second floor has a large attic room/bedroom.


The gardens are delightful, mainly laid to lawn with mature borders and specimen trees. A large hedge to the rear removes sight of the railway line.

Annexe: The annexe is very generous in size and well-appointed with modern appliances. It has two bedrooms a family bathrooms a large kitchen/breakfast room and garaging.


Kemps House has a superb rural position, well away from main roads, beneath the South Downs. The small village of East Chiltington, with its parish church and popular gastro pub, The Jolly Sportsman, lies about a mile to the south. The nearby South Downs National Park provides many miles of spectacular walking and riding country. For the commuter, Haywards Heath with its fast and frequent service to London Bridge/Victoria (about 47 minutes) lies about 6 miles to the north west. Cooksbridge mainline station is 1.9 miles away. Plumpton mainline station is about 3.7 miles by road. Plumpton also has an excellent village shop cum post office. The historic country town of Lewes is some 5 miles to the south east, and provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities, together with a mainline train service to London (London Bridge/Victoria about 64 minutes). The coastal, business and entertainment city of Brighton and Hove is about

12 miles to the south, whilst the A23/M23 is about 10 miles to the west, giving access to Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network. The internationally renowned Glyndebourne Opera House is about 8 miles to the south east. Chiltington House is well placed for a number of private schools such as Brighton College, Cumnor House, Hurstpierpoint College and many more. There are numerous golf courses in the area including Lewes, Piltdown, Mid-Sussex and

Haywards Heath, Royal Ashdown, as well as the East Sussex National at Little Horsted. There is racing at Plumpton, Brighton and Lingfield.

Additional Information

Local Authority: Lewes District Council

Council Tax Band: G

01444 616469

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