An extended semi-detached, former farm worker’s cottage arranged over 3 floors boasting character and period features throughout, benefiting from a large south facing rear garden
The property is situated in North Chailey on the cusp of Wivelsfield Green. The village provides a post office with village shop, a popular public house and a highly-regarded primary school. Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill, each 5 miles away, offer a more comprehensive array of shopping facilities and amenities, including mainline railway stations with regular services to London, Brighton and Gatwick (Haywards Heath to London Bridge approximately 45 minutes). Gatwick airport can be reached by car in approximately 30 minutes. The area is brimming with well-respected schools including Wivelsfield Primary, Great Walstead, Chailey Secondary School and Burgess Hill School for Girls. There is an abundance of footpaths and bridalways through the open countryside making the perfect backdrop for walking, horse riding and cycling.
1 Longridge Cottages occupies a semi-rural location surrounded by beautiful Sussex farmland. The property is believed to date back to the turn of the century and boasts many period and character features. The current owners have sympathetically improved the property over the years with a new kitchen and a spacious loft conversion adding a master bedroom and en-suite shower room. A particular feature is the Juliet balcony from the master bedroom looking over the south facing rear garden and farmland beyond. The private gardens are well-maintained and along with ample storage comprise brick paved terrace, lawned areas, an established kitchen garden and poultry coop. There is also benefit of parking for two cars.
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- Cream shaker style wall and base units
- Oak worksurfaces
- Inset 'Hotpoint' 4 ring electric hob
- Fitted 'Neff' electric oven, 'Hotpoint' fridge and 'Bosch' dishwasher
- Travertine flooring
Panelled bath with hand shower attachment, Shower cubicle with wall mounted shower and curved glazed door, low level w.c. suite
En-Suite Shower Room
Corner shower cubical with wall mounted shower and hand shower attachment, wash hand basin, low level w.c. suite
- Floor mounted ‘Grant’ oil fired boiler in the utility room
- Cast iron ‘Morso’ wood burning stove in the sitting room
- Sizable master bedroom with en-suite shower room and balcony
The property is approached over an area of hardstanding with parking. The front garden which is mainly covered in chipped slate and bordered by mature hedging is accessed via a wrought iron gate. Access to the rear garden is via a timber gate. A brick terrace adjoins the rear of the house where an expanse of lawn is interspersed with well-stocked shrub and plant borders. A brick path leads to an established kitchen garden with fruit cage including raspberries, blackcurrants and gooseberries, and raised wooden vegetable beds along with a secure poultry coop.