Barcombe Mills

Barcombe, Lewes

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A great opportunity to purchase a superbly presented semi-detached family home occupying a semi-rural location in Barcombe Mills. The property has been very tastefully extended and improved by the current owners and originally dates back to the late 1800’s.

The gardens surrounding the property are a special feature and are well stocked and have various entertaining areas for different times of the day. There is a useful studio/playroom in the garage. Within the property itself there is a lounge, further reception room, superb Kitchen/dining room with Bi-fold doors opening onto the garden, large utility room, cloakroom, On the first floor are the family bathroom and four bedrooms. The principle bedroom having a spacious en-suite shower room. The top floor has a wonderful room ‘away from it all’ – ideal to work from home or for a teenager. There are fantastic views from every window across countryside towards the Downs to the front and the reservoir to the rear. This is a haven for wildlife and birds.

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Stunning kitchen/dining room
  • Semi-rural location
  • Large mature gardens
  • Garage/home office
  • Countryside views
  • EPC- C

Deep covered entrance porch:

Solid wood front door leading to:

Entrance Lobby, window to the side and cloaks cupboard housing meters, shelving and hanging rail for coats.


with a Deep square bay window to the front overlooking the front garden, recessed ceiling spot lights and further wall lights. Wood burning stove with extending shelves to the chimney breast, Oak mantel over and stone hearth. Engineered oak flooring and latch doors to further rooms.

Reception room;

with stone flooring, two windows to the front.

Superb kitchen/dining room;

the kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of wall and base mounted units with display cupboards, ample storage units and drawers, wooden work surface incorporating an inset AEG induction hob, 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, inset AEG oven and grill, breakfast bar and further display shelf.

Dining area;

is glazed on two sides with triple glazed bi-fold doors leading on to the patio area and further glazed doors opening on to the garden. Sky Light, tiled flooring, and recessed ceiling spotlights.

Cloak room:

with a low level w/c, wash hand basin and display shelf.

Large utility room;

with glazed doors leading into the garden. Base units with a worksurface extending to include a stainless-steel sink unit, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, wall mounted Grant oil fired boiler, further full height cupboard and shelving. Quarry tiled floor.

Further understairs storage cupboard with wine rack.

Stairs to first floor;

first floor landing with doors to all principle rooms.


fitted with a modern suite comprising of a panelled bath with a Mira electric shower over, concealed w/c, wash hand basin with cupboard below, further airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with shelving over. Window to the rear offering superb view across the reservoir, part tiled walls and floor, chrome heated towel rail and electric under floor comfort heating.

Bedroom 1;

a bright double aspect room with a square bay window offering superb views over the garden and a joining fields towards The Downs at Lewes. Ceiling light cluster, two double wardrobe cupboards with hanging rail.

Ensuite shower room; with stunning view to the rear. Fitted with a large shower cubicle, concealed w/c, Bidet, wash hand basin with cupboard below, part tiled walls and fully tiled shower area, chrome heated towel rail and recessed spotlights.


with a window to the front offering superb views.


with display shelving, sash window to the front with superb views towards the Downs.


with built in wardrobe with shelving, window to the rear overlooking the surrounding countryside, display shelving.

From the landing; stairs to the second floor;

Attic room, ideal for working from home or as a teenage bedroom, offering stunning views across the reservoir, hatch access to the loft space above and door access to the adjoining attic space which is easily-accessed.


The property is entered alongside the double garage, in front of which is a large forecourt for parking. A five-bar gate opens to a drive up to the house entrance, with a sheltered sunny sitting area adjacent. Alongside the drive the garden is landscaped with shrub and perennial beds bordering an informal lawn. The whole front garden is enclosed with wooden fencing. A mature silver birch supports a children’s tree house.

A stone-paved area furthest from the house has doors into the rear of the garage and into the playroom /office which occupies one quarter of the Garage building. Recessed spot lights in the playroom and strip lights in the garage and power points in both. External PIR lights to the garage exterior.

From the front entrance of the house a path leads round the side of the house to a paved entertaining area overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside and onto which the dining area opens. Paved steps, clematis and other climbers. A brick path leads through a hornbeam hedge to a kitchen garden area with raised beds, compost bins, garden shed and side access gate. Outside privy



Barcombe is a popular village located 4 miles out of Lewes. It is an active village with many benefits including a thriving school, village pub, community lead pub and post office and a whole host of sports activities. The Anchor Inn at Barcombe Mills is lovely in the summer with its garden and boating available.

Lewes is the county town of East Sussex, nestled within the South Downs National Park, with a direct fast train service to London. The station offer links to London in just over an hour and Brighton in under 20 minutes. The town offers an excellent range of shops including 2 prime supermarkets, Waitrose and Tesco, along with a variety of independent medieval and Georgian fronted high street shops. The Depot Cinema is a new state of the art three screen community cinema screening a variety of new releases, documentaries, classics & films for all the family. Additionally, Lewes offers a wide range of popular cafes, old inns and restaurants as well as a farmers market held the first weekend of every month. The internationally recognised Glyndebourne Opera House is located approx 4 miles from Lewes. High quality sports facilities including Pool , Track, Tennis as well as County and Regional teams representing Football, Rugby, Cricket and Hockey offering great opportunities for adults and children alike. Highly regarded infant and primary schools are an easy walk as are Priory Secondary School, Sussex Downs College and Lewes Old Grammar School.

Energy Rating

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