The Drive, Maresfield Park, East Sussex, TN22

£1,150,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Situated on a sought-after road within the popular village of Maresfield is this stunning four-bedroom detached family home, within easy reach of country walks and village amenities. The property has been extensively improved and updated in recent years and is surrounded by a generous plot of approx. 0.65 acres. The property is well proportioned both inside and out, and has a versatile floor plan that is ideal for families with separate areas for family living and formal entertaining. Internally the standard of presentation is excellent, with a neutral colour palette and a very high standard of finish. Entered via an inviting, entrance vestibule and hallway, the ground floor comprises a very spacious 19ft double aspect sitting room with fireplace, a snug, wc and a very good size kitchen/dining room. The kitchen is a particular highlight, fitted with engineered wood flooring and a variety of attractive units complemented by wood worktops, including a vast central island. Leading on from the kitchen is a conservatory with views over the garden. In addition, there is a separate area of the ground floor comprising a family room, shower room and utility room/kitchenette which has great potential as guest accommodation if desired, with its own entrance and an interconnecting door to the conservatory.

On the first floor there are four double bedrooms arranged together around a central hallway, including a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, a further en suite guest bedroom and two double bedrooms. There is also a family bathroom.

Situation

Maresfield village is on the edge of the stunning 6,500-acre Ashdown Forest, offering exceptional walking and riding. The village offers an 18th-century pub/hotel, as well as a general store and post office. Local shopping facilities can be found initially in Uckfield which offers day to day needs. The A22 provides access to the M25 and the national motorway network, central London and Gatwick airport. The area is renowned for its excellent schooling for all age groups. Recreation and sporting facilities nearby include racing at Plumpton, Lingfield Park and Brighton, golf courses include two at Royal Ashdown, Crowborough, Piltdown and the East Sussex National at Uckfield. A mainline railway can be found at Buxted offering services to London. Rail services also run from Crowborough (6 miles) and Haywards Heath (13 miles).

Outside

The property benefits from stunning grounds of approx. 0.65 acres and includes a charming front garden stocked with a variety of plants and trees. The gravel driveway provides space for a number of vehicles in front of a detached triple garage and a first-floor office. The rear garden includes both paved patio areas for alfresco entertaining and a beautifully maintained lawn. A secluded feel is achieved by high enclosing hedges and mature trees on three sides, with a number of borders providing year-round interest. There is a timber summerhouse and a log cabin with a log burning stove.

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