CUCKFIELD ROAD, HURSTPIERPOINT, BN6 9LL
Asking Price: £630,000
- Superb Ground Floor Apartment In Converted Mansion House Within 14.5 Acres
- Two Double Bedrooms
- Lounge With Period Features
- Contemporary Kitchen
- Family Bathroom And Cloakroom
- Double Garage And Outbuilding
- Private Terrace
- Private Entrance
- Guest House
This impressive property is approached via wrought iron gates to a sweeping, tree lined drive, giving way to ample parking for residents and visitors alike. Sitting on an estate of approximately 14.5 aces the property enjoys an idyllic, secluded position, whilst being within easy reach of local amenities. The mansion house consists of five separate apartments, with Apartment One benefitting from two entrances, via the grand entrance hall with wood panelling and feature staircase, plus a private entrance discreetly positioned to the rear of the property.
Having been sympathetically refurbished, it is offered to the market in superb decorative order and boasts a wealth of period features complemented by modern touches. These are immediately apparent in the spacious kitchen, a stunning space with exposed feature brick wall, Amtico flooring and being comprehensively fitted with a range of gloss wall and base units, quartz worktops and integrated Neff appliances including eye level double oven, steam oven and microwave. There is also a American style Samsung fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser, Caple wine cooler and large central island with additional under counter storage, electric and usb points. The adjoining utility room houses a Miele washing machine and tumble dryer, with stairs leading down to a cellar of generous proportions.
From the kitchen a wide central hallway leads to the remaining accommodation. Original oak double doors open into an elegant reception room, flooded with natural light and picturesque views over the grounds, it features a beautiful inglenook fireplace with cast iron and marble surround, original wood flooring, curved bay window and patio doors. The stunning views are further enjoyed from each of the two double bedrooms, both equipped with fitted storage and bedroom two giving additional access to a recently extended private terrace. A spacious family bathroom, with double walk in shower, separate bath and wall to ceiling storage, plus a modern cloakroom with white suite complete the internal accommodation.
There is further understairs storage to the property located in the main entrance hall.
To the outside the property is set in magnificent grounds of approximately 14.5 acres, with southerly views towards Hurstpierpoint and the South Downs and including landscaped formal gardens; paddocks; woodland; lake and heated swimming pool. The apartment also comes with a secure outbuilding and double garage with electric door.
The property also includes a brick built guest cottage, ownership shared equally by each of the five apartments. Known as Old Mill Lodge it generates an annual income circa £12,000 and priority occasional use (free of charge) is given to friends and family of Old Mill House residents.
Old Mill House is situated just north of Hurstpierpoint Village, offering a diverse range of individual shops, village pubs and restaurants. Although the property enjoys a rural setting there is the convenience of the A23 to Brighton and the south coast and to the north, Gatwick airport and the M25. Hassocks, Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath offer a greater range of facilities with mainline railway stations providing commuter links to London. There are many leisure activities available in the area, Wickwoods Country Club is nearby and offers a range of leisure facilities including all year round tennis. Equestrian facilities are superb with the All England Jumping Course based at Hickstead as well as racing at Plumpton, Goodwood and Brighton. There is an excellent selection of schools in the area both in the state and private sector, including Hurstpierpoint College, Brighton College and Handcross Park.
Service Charge - £4,845.12 (includes payments for oil and gardening costs)
Council Tax Band - E
Ground Rent - £600 per annum
Length of Lease - 999 years from 2008
**Please note that all leasehold information relating to length of lease or ground rent & service charges has been supplied to us by the seller.**