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Situated on the edge of the picturesque Cuckmere Valley, within gardens amounting to 1.75 acres (TBV) a mature detached cottage benefiting from planning consent for a significant extension and refurbishment. The property, outbuildings and grounds are now in need of refurbishment offering immense potential for improvement, swimming pool, tennis court, 5 ground floor rooms, 3 first floor rooms plus two bathrooms, conservatory and utility room. South Downs National Park Authority Planning Reference: SDNP/17/02253/HOUS
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Set in 1.75 acres of mature grounds (TBV), Burnt House Cottage and grounds enjoy delightful rural views along the Cuckmere Valley to Alfriston village church and the South Downs beyond and offers a mature detached cottage benefiting from planning consent for a significant extension and refurbishment. South Downs National Park Authority Planning Reference: SDNP/17/02253/HOUS
The versatile accommodation is centred around an open plan drawing room with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace and stunning views. There are two ground floor bedrooms and a further three on the first floor. In addition to the open plan drawing room, the ground floor also has two bathrooms, a sitting room with log burner, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. Outside, the gardens stretch from the Alfriston Road to the banks of the river Cuckmere. There is a summerhouse/studio that planning consultants feel has an opportunity for ancillary accommodation, subject to planning consents being obtained. The mature secluded gardens include formal gardens adjoining the house, large open grassed area, wooded areas, enclosed hard surface tennis court in need of attention, swimming pool area in the part walled garden offering complete peace and seclusion. There is a somewhat dilapidated outbuilding with changing facilities, shower, WC and kitchenette area providing much scope for improvement.
Set on the South Downs Way, Alfriston Village offers a range of facilities including village general store/post office/delicatessen, several good restaurants, tea rooms, coffee houses, interesting and individual shops, several hotels and public houses. There is a good primary school, bus services, an historic church and village green. Berwick Railway Station lies with approximately 2.5 miles.
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