The Drive, Maresfield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22

£1,300,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This substantial and elegant 5-bedroom family home enjoys a peaceful setting on this desirable private estate within the village of Maresfield. The property is tucked away down its own private driveway and offers excellent main and ancillary accommodation across the large family home and a separate detached annexe. With its generous size and versatile design, the property is ideal for multigenerational families seeking a wealth of space.

The house was originally built circa 1955 and is designed in the traditional West Sussex vernacular with a mix of brick and tile hung elevations. Internally the property has been extensively improved over the years but retains much of its character, including a handsome fireplace in the living room which also features parquet wood flooring, and an attractive oak staircase in the entrance hall providing access to the first floor.

The accommodation comprises a large sitting room leading to a heated conservatory, separate dining room, snug with bifold doors to the garden, study, a fabulous kitchen/breakfast room with underfloor heating around the island and an adjoining utility room, and a cloakroom. On the first floor there is a principal bedroom with dressing room and en suite shower room, a further en suite guest bedroom, three additional bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms.

Above the garage there is a separate annexe having its own private entrance, an open plan sitting room/kitchen, double bedroom and shower room.

Outside

The property is approached over a long, private gravel driveway via a set of electric gates with secure entryphone. In front of the house there is a parking area for several vehicles with access to a detached double garage with annexe accommodation above and a separate store room. The gardens are generously proportioned and have been beautifully landscaped to include areas of lawn and well-stocked mature borders stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs. In addition there are several paved seating areas with space to sit and enjoy the surroundings.

pSituation

The Drive is situated in Maresfield Park, a popular and established private estate in the village of Maresfield, positioned close to Uckfield on the southern end of Ashdown Forest which offers superb walking and off road riding (for which a permit is required). There is a village store, pub and primary school in Maresfield with further amenities in Uckfield including a good range of shopping and public facilities including numerous bars/restaurants, a library, a cinema, several small shops, boutiques, and supermarkets to include Tesco and Waitrose supermarkets. The area is well served with railway stations offering commuter services with Uckfield railway station providing services to London in just over 60 minutes and faster commuter services from Lewes (8 miles).

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