Built in approximately 1580 and steeped in local history, Maberlys really is a wonderful home, having been painstakingly restored throughout by the present owners. The property offers versatile living accommodation arranged over three floors and briefly comprises: reception porch, impressive sitting room with Inglenook fireplace and feature wood burning stove, a separate dining/family room with feature exposed brick fireplace and a beautifully appointed hand-built kitchen with a range of bespoke cupboards, drawers, and wooden work surfaces, ample space for appliances, part exposed brickwork and door to outside. There is also a ground floor cloakroom with white suite. On the first floor, there are 2 well-proportioned double bedrooms (master bedroom with walk-in dressing room) and luxury family bathroom fitted with a white suite. On the second floor, there is a further double bedroom with part sloping ceilings, exposed timbers, and luxury en-suite bathroom with roll top bath.
Further benefits of the property include gas fired central heating to radiators, gas fired Aga, character and original features including an impressive array of original wall, floor and ceiling timbers, Inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, restored to exceptionally high standard throughout with water reeds, oak laths, and lime plaster, overhauled roof insulated with lamb’s wool, 'Jim Lawrence’ windows and door furniture, cast iron guttering to front and rear, Artisan built outbuildings, ownership of access to the Twitten and a prominent central village location.
The property is situated on the upper part of the Picturesque village High Street in the heart of the village. There is a varied range of shops, boutiques, pubs, and restaurants on offer including the highly acclaimed Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa all being within just a few minutes’ walk. Cuckfield has many sports and leisure groups, a busy social calendar and is surrounded by glorious countryside. Haywards Heath (1.5 miles distant) provides a more extensive range of shops, stores, restaurants, cafes and bars as well as the mainline railway station and a leisure centre. By road, access to the major surrounding areas can be gained via the A/M23 at either Bolney or Warninglid (5 miles). The property is also situated close to Holy Trinity Primary School, a medical centre and Warden Park Secondary Academy School.
Haywards Heath mainline railway station (3.3 miles away) which provides fast commuter links to London (Victoria/London Bridge both 47 mins), Gatwick Airport (15 mins) and the south coast (Brighton 20 mins). Balcombe (5.3 miles). Three Bridges (10. 7 miles)
Maberlys has a delightful cottage garden to front with well-stocked borders and beds and pathway to front door. There is an established rear garden (approx. 100’) having been beautifully landscaped with large brick and stone patio ideal for alfresco dining, an adjoining laundry/store with space and plumbing for appliances, a central area of well-tended lawn, plant and shrub borders, characterful high garden wall with adjoining timber workshop/ store. (9’7 x 6’0), numerous well-established trees and hedgerows. A meandering pathway leads down to part hidden office/hobbies room. (12’7 x 9’4) which was built in 2004 with power and lighting within. The garden provides a high degree of privacy and seclusion.
Striking Period Home
2 bathrooms (1 en suite)
beautifully fitted kitchen
total of approx. 1453 sq ft/ 134.9 sq m