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Guide Price £1,700,000

Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, Nr Ripe, East Sussex
Branch: Lewes 64 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XG. 01273 474101 lewes@rowlandgorringe.co.uk


Features include:

  • Charming Sussex-style Farmhouse
  • 6 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms
  • Detached 1 bedroom Timber-Framed Annexe
  • Gardens & Grounds of approx 2.1 acres
  • Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Timber-framed Double Garage/Workshop
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Private Drainage
  • Views over open Farmland
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An immensely alluring, pretty Sussex-style Farmhouse that blends old and new in complete harmony. This delightful six-bedroom family home has been very tastefully and thoughtfully extended by the present owners whilst retaining the wealth of period features. With the added benefit of a detached self-contained one-bedroom timber framed and clad Barn, a heated swimming pool, a timber framed and clad double Garage/Workshop and delightful gardens extending to approximately 2.1 acres, this is a property of considerable style. For an appointment to view please contact Rowland Gorringe in Lewes 01273 474101

Description:
An immensely alluring, pretty Sussex-style Farmhouse that blends old and new in complete harmony. This delightful six-bedroom family home has been very tastefully and thoughtfully extended by the present owners whilst retaining the wealth of period features. Set within well tended, mature gardens with uninterrupted views over open countryside, this charming property provides light and well-planned family living over two floors. With the added benefit of a detached self-contained one-bedroom timber framed and clad Barn, a heated swimming pool, a timber framed and clad double Garage and delightful gardens extending to approximately 2.1 acres, this is a property of considerable style.

Marnhull Farmhouse is approached by a brick paved path to a covered porch with glass panelled Front Door leading into the oldest part of the house. Front Hall with brick tiled floor, exposed beams and under stairs cupboard. Dining Room with original inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam over, square bay window with wooden framed double-glazed windows, serving hatch to the Kitchen. Sitting Room with original inglenook fireplace and inset wood burner with fitted cupboards either side, square bay window with wooden framed double-glazed windows, exposed beamed ceiling. Full height Inner Hall with large glass roof lantern. Stunning double aspect Drawing Room featuring an open fireplace with stone surround, fitted bookshelves, continuing into the Garden Room with floor to ceiling Anthracite double glazed windows to three sides with bi-fold doors onto the garden, door to Kitchen. Study with fitted cupboards and shelves, door to Garden. Cloakroom with low level WC, hand wash basin. Kitchen/Breakfast Room fitted with handmade Chestnut wood cupboards with granite worksurfaces, oil fired Aga, floor to ceiling larder cupboard, central island with inset sink, induction hob with integrated electric oven under, door to Drawing Room. The Breakfast area has underfloor heating, a ceiling lantern window, and floor to ceiling double glazed windows and doors onto the garden. Utility Room with range of fitted cupboards, floor mounted Worcester oil fired boiler, space for washing machine and freezer, stone tiled floor, door to front garden.

There are six bedrooms to be found on the first floor. Principal Bedroom with range of fitted wardrobes, loft hatch, and double bi-fold doors leading onto balcony with glass railings and stunning views across open countryside. En suite Bathroom with free standing bath, double vanity unit with twin inset wash hand basins, low level WC. Bedroom 2 with fitted cupboard. Bedroom 3 with exposed beamed walls. Bedroom 4 with exposed beams. Dressing Room/Bedroom 5 with range of fitted wardrobes. Family Bathroom with free standing bath with shower over, low level WC, vanity unit with hand wash basin over, heated towel rail, cupboard housing hot water tank.

Outside:
A detached self-contained timber-framed Barn, built in 2000 comprising Kitchenette with underfloor heating, fitted cupboards, electric hob with electric oven under, quarry tiled floor, Grant boiler for central heating and hot water. A beautiful through Sitting Room/Bedroom with exposed beams and wood framed double glazed patio doors leading onto paved Swimming Pool area. Fully tiled Wet Room with underfloor heating, open shower, heated towel rail, glass wash hand basin, low level WC.

The rear gardens are a true feature with a stream separating the formal garden with its Pergola, area of lawn and mature flower borders from the paddock area with Tractor Shed, vegetable garden with soft fruit cage, greenhouse and orchard. There are Apple, Pear and Plum trees and other established trees such as Silver Birch. The front garden is formally laid with stone slabs and low clipped box hedging with gravel inserts. To the rear of the Barn is a large, heated Swimming Pool within an enclosed paved area. Timber Garden Shed, Bicycle Shed, Swimming Pool Pump Room. Timber built double Garage with water and electricity, fitted workshop benches to far end with natural light provided by Velux roof windows, access to huge loft space.

Oil fired central heating. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Wealden District Council Tax Band G.

Location:
The property is tucked away down a tranquil no-through road on the edge of Chalvington, surrounded by open farmland. There is a superb local village shop in the neighbouring village of Ripe, less than 2 miles away, and a petrol station at Golden Cross providing fuel and every day groceries. The county town of Lewes with its main line railway station (London Victoria just over the hour) and many independent, antique and quirky shops is 8 miles away. Here you will find three supermarkets, the acclaimed independent Depot cinema, leisure centre, tertiary college, along with well attended primary and senior schools. The highly acclaimed co-educational Bedes Independent School at Upper Dicker is approximately 4 miles. The Universities of Sussex and Brighton and the coast at Brighton are found 14 and 17 miles away respectively. The famous Glyndebourne Opera House is situated on the edge of Ringer, about 7 miles distant.


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For more information please call our Lewes office on 01273 474101.