Buckham Hill, Isfield, East Sussex


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  • Bedrooms: 5
An imposing 1930s detached country home with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a substantial double garage with a studio flat above, occupying a stunning plot of 0.8 of an acre and a period barn.

Threave house is a stunning family home beautifully positioned in a tucked away location in the ever desirable village surrounded by open countryside. The property boasts spacious living accommodation throughout and was once two farm workers cottages. There are many features that distinguish the home, one in particular is the second stairs in the property which rises to the first floor providing a self-contained bedroom and bathroom. Another to mention is the double garage having a studio flat above which serves as wonderful guest accommodation and benefits from a shower room and its own private entrance. The barn is a pleasant addition and lies within its own level plot. It has consent to be rebuilt and could provide several uses as a gym, office or a place to entertain guests.

The accommodation of the house extends to 2560 sq ft and comprises in brief on the ground floor, a welcoming reception hall with brick fireplace and wood burning stove, leading through to a large sitting room enjoying a fine aspect of the gardens, a separate study/family room with gas stove. A kitchen/breakfast room with freestanding Aga continuing through to a utility room, a cloakroom and a dining room which enjoys a double aspect. There are two staircases, the main stairs lead to a spacious landing with an airing cupboard and offers a study area. The master bedroom has an extensive range of built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. There are 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. An interconnecting door continues through to a guest/bedroom 5 and a bathroom.

Outside the property front of the property is approached via a discreet long gravel driveway which meets a five bar gate and large parking area. The double garage lies to one side and has electric up and over doors. A personal door on the side opens to a lobby area with a shower room and a staircase rising to the studio flat above which has a double aspect with gabled dormer window to the front and rear. There is a level lawn flanked by a tall hedge to the front and a sandstone path leading to the entrance of the property.

The rear garden is predominantly laid to level lawn, well tended with a sandstone terrace and pathway surrounding the property and is enclosed by hedging. The barn lies to one side and stands within its own plot with an adjoining wood store.

Threave House is located in this highly sought after village surrounded by open countryside, close to the picturesque Lavender steam railway line, farm shop and village inn. Isfield is ideally situated within approximately 5 miles of the historic county town of Lewes with its mainline station (London Victoria 67 mins), historic castle and extensive shopping facilities and supermarkets. Alternatively Uckfield town is within 2.3 miles offering several bars/restaurants, supermarkets, a public cinema and library and a popular leisure centre together with a railway station providing services to London. The town of Haywards Heath with further shopping facilities and mainline station to London (London Bridge/Victoria approximately 45 minutes) is some 20-25 minute drive away. The surrounding countryside provides delightful scenic walks and numerous bridle paths linking with the neighbouring districts. Other recreational facilities include golf at the East Sussex national, polo at Knepp Castle, racing at Plumpton, Lingfield and Brighton. There is also good access to the south coast providing a wide range of water sports and amenities including marinas at both Brighton and Eastbourne. Opera can be enjoyed at nearby Glynebourne.

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Mansell McTaggart - Uckfield

212 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1RD

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