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Mill Lane, Fletching Common, Sussex, BN8

Guide price £1,750,000

Under offer

6 Beds 4 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: MSX220045

A stunning 6 bedroom detached farmhouse set in just over 3 acres of gardens and grounds


A stunning 6 bedroom detached farmhouse set in just over 3 acres of gardens and grounds with a delightful swimming pool, just outside the pretty village of Fletching. Description This lovely home was built in the early part of the 20th century and, as you step through the front door, you will instantly feel at home in this truly welcoming environment. The ground floor is laid out to provide a large hallway with a flagstone tiled floor and a cloakroom to the side. There is a fabulous drawing room with French doors to the back garden, solid oak floorboards and a feature fireplace with woodburning stove. Folding doors open into the wonderful formal dining room which overlooks the front of the house. At the heart of the home is an amazing kitchen / breakfast room complete with a four door oven Aga and flagstone flooring. It is beautifully fitted with bespoke oak units, a butler sink and plate rack above. There is a built in fridge/freezer and an island unit that is the perfect place for family and friends to perch while you are cooking. It also provides a break between the cooking area and the large space that is perfect for a dining table and a sofa. There is also a practical utility room off the kitchen. You will also find a further family room / snug with log burner and French doors to the back garden. From the rear hallway, doors lead to a double garage and a separate ground floor bedroom with shower room and store above, which creates the perfect annex. Stairs rise to the first floor where you will find 5 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom has a bright double aspect and an ensuite with bath and walk-in shower. There is second ensuite to one of the larger bedrooms. outside Outside you will find a stone patio running along the length of the house with plenty of room for outdoor dining during the summer months. Feature stone steps lead down to the large lawned area and to the jewel in the crown of the property - a wonderful, heated tiled swimming pool. This is surrounded by a paved area in Indian stone and is beautifully secluded surrounded by high hedges and shrubs. At the end of the gardens, you will find a very secluded field, with an enclosed vegetable garden, for those wanting that extra space. You will also find a 3 bay barn / garden store. The front of the house is approached via a five-bar farm gate and gravel driveway. There is ample parking for cars and a large double garage with electric cedar-wood doors. situation Fletching is a glorious village with a pretty church, cricket pitch and an award-winning and very popular pub, The Giffiin, and a village shop. The village of Newick is also close by, with its lovely pubs and fabulous bakery and coffee shop. There is easy access along the A272 to the commuter town of Haywards Heath, with its mainline train service to both London Victoria and London Bridge (approximately 42 mins) and also Gatwick and Brighton. The towns of Uckfield and Lewes are also nearby with their great range of shopping and leisure facilities, as well as mainline stations. Located in the area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and next door to Lane End Common (a Site of Special Scientific Interest), the surrounding countryside provides a vast range of sporting and recreational activity. Glyndebourne, Goodwood, Ardingly Showground and Plumpton are all within easy reach. The local footpaths provide a large network of stunning walks from the village, many leading towards the South Downs and Ashdown Forest. There are excellent golf courses nearby and reservoirs for watersports. The area has many highly renowned schools including Great Walstead, Cumnor House, Ardingly Prep among others. There are also superb secondary schools such as Ardingly College, Worth Abbey, Hurstpierpoint College and Burgess Hill Girls.