This detached Edwardian family home, designed by renowned architect Fred Rowntree in 1912, is located in the sought-after village of Cuckfield. High ceilings and large windows throughout allow natural light to flood the property, while the décor is modern yet sympathetic, with original features such as fireplaces and stunning wooden floorboards left intact.
The dual aspect main sitting room benefits from a substantial bay window with door to the garden and a recessed fireplace with stone surround, while a separate study could equally be used as a further reception space. The contemporary kitchen/breakfast room is open to the dual aspect formal dining room creating a fabulous space for entertaining. A sleek central island features a double butler sink and marble countertop, while integrated appliances include an impressive range cooker with 6 ring hob and extractor, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and Quooker tap. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a separate utility room, walk in pantry and two WCs.
Four double bedrooms and one single / dressing room are arranged on the first floor, including a spacious dual aspect master bedroom with feature fireplace and en suite bathroom. There is a family bathroom with glass-fronted cubicle shower and a further bedrom which is currently being used as a separate dressing room with convenient built-in storage.
The property is located in Cuckfield village which has a good range of amenities including a convenience store/post office, petrol station, medical centre, several public houses, restaurants and a hotel with spa. More comprehensive facilities may be found in Haywards Heath with its wide range of shops, restaurants, bars and modern leisure centre. An excellent range of educational facilities are available locally, including Holy Trinity primary and Warden Park secondary schools. Nearby private schools include Great Walstead, Cumnor House, Handcross Park School, Burgess Hill School for Girls, Ardingly College and Hurstpierpoint College. The A23 offers a direct route to the motorway network, the coast, and Gatwick and Heathrow airports. Haywards Heath has a mainline railway station with a fast and frequent commuter service to London (Victoria and Thameslink to London Bridge from 42 minutes), Brighton and Gatwick.
The Old Vicarage is a striking red brick house situated on a desirable residential road near the centre of Cuckfield village. The property sits behind hedges, panel fencing and an in-and-out tarmac drive with ample space for multiple cars. Further parking can be found in the integral double garage with manual doors and direct access to the garden. A boiler room is accessed externally at the front of the property and a side gate provides access to the extensive and versatile south-facing rear garden. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a vegetable garden and chicken run for the outdoor enthusiast to enjoy, while a range of bordering mature trees offer a sense of seclusion.
Four/ five bedrooms
2 bathrooms (1 en suite)