Guide price £2,500,000
Oakwood lies in a beautiful rural location, originally built in the 1980s, and has been significantly extended and improved by the current owners and is now coming to the market for the first time in over 25 years. Offering over 7,000 square feet of versatile accommodation, arranged over three floors, the property is perfect for family life and modern living. The house sits on 1.5 acres of formal gardens and lawns with an additional paddock of circa 4.25 acres to the south of the property. In addition, there is a fabulous, vaulted pool complex with indoor pool, sauna, hot tub and a large tiled area for informal entertaining. The front door opens from the oak-framed porch into a welcoming entrance hall with central staircase leading to the first and second floors. Leading off the hall lie three principal reception rooms and a well appointed family/tv room, with parquet flooring. The sitting room features a cast iron fireplace with marble surround and granite hearth. Lying off the sitting room is an inner hallway with access to a cosy snug and a delightful conservatory offering views across the rear garden. There is a secondary staircase at this end of the house leading to a bedroom and en suite bathroom, providing an excellent opportunity to create an internal annexe, subject to planning permission. The kitchen is fitted with beautiful bespoke solid oak cabinetry with granite worktops, a central island with butchers block and a large electric range oven. There is ample space for a large breakfast table and an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. A utility room, separate walk-in larder and a cloakroom complete the downstairs accommodation. There are five bedrooms on the first floor, including a large principal suite, with two sets of built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom, which includes an Airbath spa bath. There are four additional bedrooms with three further bathrooms/shower rooms. On the second floor are two more bedrooms with a shower room. On the first floor, accessed via an additional staircase from the rear hall is a large games room, study and gym. The impressive indoor pool complex, a stunning and substantial addition to the property, is linked to the house via the rear hall, offering superb leisure and entertaining facilities. There is a beautiful tiled swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and shower room, with sliding glass doors opening onto the garden. Oakwood is accessed from Beresford Lane via a block paved driveway, offering ample parking for several vehicles, leading to an integrated double garage. The front garden, mainly laid to lawn is well screened with mature hedging and specimen trees. There are two areas of formal garden to the side and rear of the house, surrounded by its own acre woodland and forest. A gate to the side of the house leads to a shingle seating area and a timber summer house. There is a large stone terrace lying adjacent to the house and pool complex, perfect for informal entertaining and alfresco dining. Oakwood on Beresford Lane is perfectly located in the quiet and beautiful countryside to the north of Plumpton Green, East Sussex. Plumpton has an excellent and very well stocked village shop, as well as a primary school, and Plumpton Railway Station is a 5 minute drive away and provides a superb mainline train service to London. Haywards Heath lies just over 5 miles away to the northwest and provides an extensive range of shopping and recreational facilities, together with a very good train service to Victoria/London Bridge in circa 42 minutes. There is an excellent selection of established preparatory and public schools in the area. These include Great Walstead, Cumnor House, Hurstpierpoint College, Ardingly, Burgess Hill Girls and Brighton College, many of which run minibus services from close by. The stunning surrounding countryside provides a vast range of sporting and recreational activities. Plumpton Racecourse is in the village and Glyndebourne, Goodwood and Brighton are all within easy reach.
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