Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

Guide price

Bedrooms: 8
Chiltington Ferrings is a substantial country home with a plethora of living and entertaining space that spans an impressive 7195 sq ft. The property is a classic example of Arts and Crafts style architecture and is characterised by well-proportioned rooms with the principle ones having oak panelling, floorboards and impressive red brick fireplaces.


The detailed layout can be found on the floorplan but in brief the property comprises a large and elegant reception hall with oak panelled walls, a brick fireplace with inset wood burner and carved wood surround, a stunning opening feature of the downstairs accommodation with the principal staircase leading to the first floor. Lying off the reception hall there is a double aspect drawing room and a dining room, both of which are oak-panelled with substantial and attractive open fireplaces. Adjoining the dining room is a family room with a square bay window overlooking the gardens. A substantial double aspect library leads off the family room with ceiling height book shelving lining the walls. French doors lead out to the terrace, hot tub and swimming pool.

The kitchen/breakfast room has a central island and generous amount of floor and wall units. French doors open from the breakfast area to a further side terrace. Continuing on this floor there is a utility room, two cloakrooms and large study.

The staircase to the first floor leads to a large and bright landing with bay window providing views over the gardens. This floor has six bedrooms, including the main bedroom suite with its dressing room and en suite bathroom. The other five bedrooms are serviced by four bathrooms. The second floor provides versatile accommodation which can be utilised as an ideal set up for au pairs and growing teenagers, benefitting from large rooms and a shower room.


The property is approached through electric gates with a driveway that leads to the rear of the property, which provides garaging and ample parking. The property sits in a substantial plot of just under 5 acres, tbc, with the principle rooms of the house overlooking the mature south-facing gardens which feature a variety of specimen trees and established borders with rhododendrons. Ideally situated in a sunny and sheltered position are the heated swimming pool, terrace and hot tub. A mature woodland extends along the eastern and southern boundaries of the grounds, with a delightful walk following the course of an old Roman road.


The property is situated within walking distance of the Jolly Sportsman country pub which has a delightful beer garden. Plumpton provides a general store, primary school and church. Ideally situated for the commuter, Plumpton station offers services to London Victoria and London Bridge within approx. 60 mins. Haywards Heath main line station is approx. 9 miles away with trains to Gatwick Airport, London Bridge and Victoria, reached within 45 minutes. Brighton is about 14 miles, whilst the A23/M23 lies to the west of Haywards Heath, providing access to Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network. There is an excellent selection of preparatory and public schools, including Brighton College, Hurstpierpoint College, Cumnor House, Great Walstead and Ardingly College. There are numerous golf courses in the area, such as Piltdown, Royal Ashdown and The East Sussex National.

Additional Information

Council Tax Band: H

Local Authority: Lewes District Council


Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are supplied to the property.

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