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A beautifully presented Victorian family home with stunning views and grounds set in circa 4.5 acres with a separate detached three bedroom bungalow.


Brown Heath House is a substantial, detached Victorian house, beautifully presented with spacious and flexible accommodation to suit modern family life. There is an entrance porch leading to the entrance hall through which the main reception rooms lead off with stairs leading to the first floor. There is a well appointed kitchen/breakfast/family room, with fireplace and log burner and glass doors leading to the garden and an elevated patio with views beyond. Off the kitchen is a conservatory including full height kitchen cupboards, work tops with cupboards under. There is a drawing room with open fireplace and doors out to the formal lawns. A lovely family room with an open fireplace and a formal dining room with a corner fireplace. A utility and cloakroom complete the downstairs accommodation. On the first floor are four bedrooms, the principal suite comprising a large bedroom with panoramic views, a dressing room and ensuite bathroom. There are three additional bedrooms and a well appointed, good sized family bathroom. On the second floor are three more bedrooms and a bathroom, one currently used as a cinema room. The property is approached off the road via a tarmac driveway with space and turning for many vehicles and the drive continues to the bungalow, called Heath Retreat, currently run as a successful holiday let. There are grounds of approximately four and a half acres with a swimming pool and terraces, a tennis court and stunning gardens interspersed with lawns, mature specimen trees and native shrubs, leading down to a wooded area with access to the paddock and small lake beyond. In addition there is a triple garage with electric roller doors, light and power. To the rear of the garage is a kitchen garden with fenced raised beds, greenhouse and brick and timber garden store, log store and compost area. Beyond the mature hedges is a heated swimming pool with paved terrace and large log cabin used as a pool house. The property is situated on the eastern edge of Buxted village surrounded by the lovely Sussex countryside. Buxted offers a local village store, two inns, primary school, doctors surgery and railway station with regular services to London Bridge and East Croydon. The nearest town of Uckfield with a highly regarded secondary school, excellent shops, restaurants, leisure centre/swimming complex and cinema. Worldwide renowned Glyndebourne Opera House, Goodwood Estate, Brighton Festival and Ardingly showground are all within easy reach. The local footpaths provide a vast network of stunning walks, many leading towards the beautiful South Downs National Park and the Ashdown Forest. There are numerous excellent Golf courses nearby including Royal Ashdown, Piltdown GC and East Sussex National, as well as reservoirs for water sports. HEATH RETREAT (pictured opposite) Heath Retreat is a fantastic addition to the property offering substantial income as a very successful holiday retreat. There is a kitchen/breakfast room and sitting room, there is a principal bedroom with ensuite shower room and two additional bedrooms and a shower room.