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The Lodge is a stunning home full of charm and character. Situated at one of the entrances to the highly sought after Maresfield Park. The property is believed to date back to the 1850's, with later additions and was built by the Villiers-Shelley family, whose coat of arms remain on the property. The property offers many fine features throughout, including ornate gargoyles, mullion leaded light windows and beautiful stained glass windows. The accommodation is principally arranged over three floors and offers two linked reception rooms on the ground floor with a further study. Also on the ground floor, is a stunning kitchen/dining room, fitted with a range of wall and base units, including an island, all with complimenting working surfacing. The dining area has bi-fold doors to two sides, leading directly out to the rear garden and also has a glazed lantern light ceiling allowing much natural light into this room. There are three bedrooms to the first floor, the master of which includes a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom. A further bedroom is to the top floor with access to a sizeable loft storage space. A self contained annexe is situated to one side of the arch and comprises of a studio room with a fitted kitchen area and a shower room. This is approached by its own entrance with a small patio area.
Within the highly desirable and exclusive development, Maresfield Park, which is a quiet, private estate and is close to the heart of Maresfield village. The village centre is on the edge of the stunning 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest offering exceptional walking and riding. The village offers an 18th century pub/hotel, as well as a general stores and post office. A mainline railway can be found at Buxted offering services to London. Local shopping facilities can be found initially in Uckfield which offers day to day needs with a more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities in Royal Tunbridge Wells: offering a shopping mall, two theatres, numerous bars/restaurants and a multiplex cinema. The A22 provides access to the M25 and the national motorway network, central London and Gatwick airport. Rail services also run from Crowborough (6 miles) and Haywards Heath (13 miles). The area is renowned for its excellent schooling for all age groups. Recreation and sporting facilities nearby include racing at Plumpton, Lingfield Park and Brighton. Local golf courses include two at Royal Ashdown, Crowborough, Piltdown and the East Sussex National at Uckfield.
The garden has been thoughtfully landscaped with a terrace adjacent to the property and accessed directly from the kitchen/dining room. This terrace leads to the main garden area which is predominantly laid to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub beds. The gardens are enclosed by close boarded fence panelling, mature trees and shrubs. There are parking areas to both the front and side of the property.
Much Charm & Character Throughout
Spacious Kitchen/Dining Room
Two Further Reception Rooms
Master Bedroom with En-Suite & Dressing Room
Self Contained Annexe
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