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Mill Lane, Sayers Common Hassocks West Sussex BN6

Guide Price
£1,295,000
Mortgage calculator Ref: HOR160231
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 3 receptions

A superb 5 bedroom family home, forming the major part of a former country house, with versatile accommodation, set in delightful gardens and grounds of just under 3 acres, including a “Champagne” vineyard, in a rural yet convenient location.

Believed to date from the early 1900’s, this superb family home forms the major portion of a former country house, having many character features including; turned oak staircase, picture rails, plantation shutters to many windows, high ceilings, original radiators and oak flooring. The well-arranged living accommodation has a natural flow, from the impressive entrance hall with log burning stove to the delightful drawing room with welcoming open fire and the additional sitting room and study. At the heart of the home is the kitchen/dining room with bespoke oak fitted kitchen boasting Silestone worktops, central island with solid wood worktop, electric Rangemaster oven, underfloor heating beneath Travertine tiled flooring and French doors opening out to the garden. On the first floor, the dual aspect master bedroom enjoys stunning views and is complimented by a luxurious en-suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms, and a family bathroom. The layout of rooms and second staircase provide the opportunity to create a separate annex if desired. The former garaging was converted into a studio/home office space.

This property has 2.92 acres of land.

Outside

The property is approached via a sweeping drive to electric wooden gates, where the gravel drive provides ample parking. The garden is divided into three areas, a formal lawn to the south with timber summer house, and another extending from the east with beautiful walled garden, seating area and a garden room. The third area was planted as a vineyard in 2013 and recently produced its first batch of wine.

Situation

The property is situated in a rural yet convenient location with views over its own gardens and grounds and open countryside beyond. Sayers common is approx. a mile away, to the west of the A23, and the pretty village of Hurstpierpoint, with its boutique style shops and cafes, is 2 miles south. The larger towns of Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill a short distance further, offering a wider range of shops and amenities and mainline railway service to London Victoria (44 mins) and London Bridge, (42 mins). The A23/M23 provides easy access to Brighton, Gatwick and the M25. Sporting and recreational facilities include Wickwoods Country Club, golf at Haywards Heath, Show Jumping at Hickstead and racing at Brighton and Goodwood. There are a number of excellent schools in the area including, Handcross Park Preparatory School, Cottesmore, Brighton College, Hurstpierpoint College, Ardingly College and Burgess Hill School for Girls.

Directions

From Haywards Heath proceed west on the A272 to Ansty, going straight over at the mini roundabout in the village onto the B2036, before turning right onto Cuckfield Road. Stay on this road, going straight over at the roundabout with the A2300 and, after just over 1 mile turn right onto Mill Lane where the driveway to Naldretts will be found after a short distance on your right.

Other Features

  • Drawing room, Sitting room
  • Kitchen/Dining room
  • Study, Utility
  • Cloakroom, Inner hall
  • Studio
  • Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Guest bedroom with en-suite shower room
  • 3 Further bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom, Shower Room
  • Studio/Home Office

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