- 3parking spaces
- Detached House
- Five bedrooms
- Luxury kitchen & bathroom
- Character features
- Superb mature garden
- Triple garage with office above
- Ample parking
- EPC – 30
A superb five bedroom detached character property constructed in the late 19th century in a semi-rural village location. Orchard Cottage has been tastefully and sympathetically modernised throughout retaining many period features including sash windows and working fires. Triple aspect living space and large kitchen dining room with bespoke fitted ‘Neptune’ kitchen. Upstairs are five bedrooms and a luxury bathroom with freestanding bath. Outside is a triple detached garage with useful office room and additional parking to the front. The property is surrounded by mature gardens with a selection of large lawned areas, shed & summer house and patio space ideal for entertaining.
Barcombe is a pretty village with a traditional High Street which features a village shop incorporating a Post Office. There is also a traditional village Pub. The village is located 3 miles out of Lewes and 4 miles from the mainline train station (Victoria 1 hour). Other stations nearby are Cooksbridge (2 miles) and Haywards Heath (10 miles).
Barcombe has a Parish Church, village School, playgroup and a village Hall which is well used for a variety of clubs and sporting activities. Barcombe Mills just outside of the village has The Anchor Inn which is a lovely country pub which boats can be hired from, for a pleasant trip on the river. Barcombe even has its own Bonfire Society!
From Lewes proceed to Barcombe turning left off the Uckfield Road towards Barcombe Mills. Continue along this road until you reach Barcombe Cross in the centre of the village of Barcombe, proceed round the roundabout and down School Hill into Spithurst Road. Continue along this road for around 2 miles where Orchard Cottage will be found on the right hand side clearly identified by our For Sale Board. The driveway is just past the property.
Part glazed front door with window over, leading to the entrance hall.
Stairs rising to first floor, meter cupboard, recessed spot lights and door to all principle rooms on the ground floor.
Kitchen/ Dining Room
Window to the front and window to the rear overlooking the garden. The dining area comprises of a feature fire place with an oak bresummer and a fitted wood burning stove with tiled hearth and fitted shelves into the recess. The kitchen area has a superb recently fitted Neptune kitchen with shaker style units with a wooden work surfaces extending to incorporate a twin bowl Belfast sink with mixer taps over and enamel draining board. There are cupboards built around a recess for fridge /freezer and a redfyre Range set in the chimney recess for cooking. Further wall mounted display cupboards. Door into walk in pantry with windows to the side and vinyl floor. Further cupboard under the stairs and door into sitting room.
Triple aspect room with windows overlooking the garden on all sides. Built in wood burning stove set in the chimney recess and wooden mantle over. Built in storage cupboard to either side of the fire place with further fitted book shelves.
From the entrance hall, step down to the rear lobby with tiled flooring and door to the downstairs cloakroom.
Low level WC, wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail and window to outside.
Work surface, appliance space and heated towel rail. Door to conservatory.
Tiled floor, glazed door leading into rear garden and exposed brick work.
First Floor Landing
Stairs to first floor leading from the ground floor entrance hall, window on half landing overlooking the surrounding countryside. Doors to all rooms.
Two windows to the front overlooking the church yard opposite and surrounding countryside. Built in wardrobe in the chimney recess, ceiling spot lights and wall mounted lights around the bed.
Window to the front of the house, built in wardrobe in the chimney recess and ceiling spot lights.
Fitted with a luxury suite comprising of a freestanding bath, separate attractively tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC. Fitted storage cupboard.
Window to the rear overlooking the gardens and the surrounding countryside, built in wardrobe in the chimney recess.
Second Floor Landing
Window to the rear overlooking the garden on the half landing and further walk in storage space for additional storage with hatch to the loft space.
Window to the side overlooking the garden
Window to the side and eaves storage cupboard.
There are various outbuildings which include a timber built summer house, green house and further brick out building which houses a Grant oil fired boiler. Oil storage tank and large wooden shed with an adjoining wood store.
The garden surrounds the property with the house sitting in the middle. The garden is well established and is bordered by mature hedging shrub and flower borders and offers a good degree of privacy. There is a large decked area with outside lighting and power points. Mature fruit trees are in abundance in the garden and also a brick pathway leads from the house to the parking area, which provides ample parking for several vehicles. A wooden summerhouse is tucked away in a secluded corner of the garden. The property is approached via a five bar gate and there are two mature rose archways leading through into the garden.
Triple garage with outside lighting. The garage has windows to all side, triple up and over metal doors light and power throughout, stairs rising to a very useful area as a home office/ teenage annexe/ games room with lighting.