A beautiful Grade II* listed country house proudly showcasing a wealth of period and character features set in glorious landscaped gardens of approximately 1.5 acres
Twineham with its beautiful rural views over plentiful farmland, primary school and church has all the hallmarks of a small Sussex village. The larger village of Burgess Hill, with its mainline train station and comprehensive range of shopping is approximately 4.7 miles away and provides regular rail services to London and a more comprehensive array of shops and schooling for all ages.
With origins dating back to the 14th Century ‘Slipe’ is beautiful a Grade II* listed country house set in approximately 1.5 acres of landscaped gardens. Having been caringly restored over the years using traditional materials and extended with the addition of an oak and glass orangery, the property tastefully blends new with old enhancing the charm and character of this historic building. Features including a central fireplace with 2 sizable inglenooks, a wealth of exposed beams throughout and original floorboards are synonymous with its timeless era. The property benefits from 4 original reception rooms and the recent addition of a sizable orangery with underfloor heating looking out over the landscaped gardens. The ground floor also provides a kitchen, utility room and fully tiled shower room. There are two staircases at either end of the house leading to the first floor where there are 4 bedrooms. Of particular note is the master bedroom with en-suite shower room and dressing room. Further to this is a large bathroom with freestanding bath and sizable walk in shower. The gardens surround the property on all sides and abut neighbouring farmland. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with a paved terrace on 3 sides to enjoy the ever changing vistas throughout the day. Although predominantly laid to lawn the gardens have interspersed within them, a selection of specimen tress, well stocked shrub and plant borders, 2 natural ponds and a substantial kitchen garden comprising 2 large fruit and vegetable beds and an ’Alitex’ greenhouse. Further to this is a brick built garage accessed via the sweeping driveway which provides parking for several cars. There is granted planning permission to build a further 3 bay building comprising garage, gym and studio with kitchenette.
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Oak wall and base units
Inset ‘Neff’ induction 4 ring electric induction hob with stainless steel extractor fan over
2 fitted ‘Neff’ electric ovens
Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating
Freestanding bath with free standing taps and hand shower attachment
Large glazed walk in shower with curved screen and hand shower attachment
Low level w.c. suite
Pedestal wash hand basin
Ground Floor Shower Room
Curved shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, hand shower attachment and glazed sliding door
Low level w.c. suite
Pedestal wash hand basin
Ceramic tiled floor
En-Suite Shower Room
Fully tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, hand shower attachment and glazed door
Low level w.c. suite with concealed cistern
Wash hand basin with cupboard under
Floor mounted oil fired boiler located In the utility room
Granted planning permission for a 3 bay building comprising garage, gym and studio with kitchenette (planning ref: DM/17/4447)
Large Turkish style external oven
Detached brick built garage
The property is approached via a five bar gate and over a tarmacadan driveway with parking for several cars. In the middle of the driveway is a landscaped circular bed with box hedging and a central dove cot. The gardens surround the property on all sides with a paved terrace adjoining the property on 3 sides providing areas of seating for all times of the day. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn interspersed with raised and inset well stocked shrub and plant beds along with a large selection of specimen trees, mature trees and established hedgerow. There is the benefit of a detached brick built garage and granted planning permission to build a further 3 bay building comprising a garage, gym and studio with kitchenette. Within the gardens is a ‘Alitex’ greenhouse and two sizable kitchen gardens. There are two natural ponds within the garden and there is also the benefit of external ‘Turkish style’ oven.