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This striking family home combines modern living with countryside lifestyle, close to the amenities of Ditchling village. A spacious and welcoming entrance hall leads to a double aspect sitting room featuring a log burner for cosy nights in and patio doors to the garden. An open archway connects the sitting room with the kitchen/dining room where bi-fold doors open directly onto the patio bringing the outside in and creating a space ideal for dining with family and friends. Further highlights of this space include a central island, Velux windows, feature lighting in the dining area and a large array of gloss units with integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and double oven. A study, WC and utility with space for storage and appliances complete the ground floor accommodation.
A characterful wood and glass staircase leads to the first floor where the light, central landing opens onto five well-proportioned bedrooms and two bathrooms. The modern bathrooms and en suite to the master bedroom all benefit from heated floors with the main family bathroom and en suites also featuring walk-in glass showers. Additional features include a striking bay window in the second bedroom and views across the downs from the fourth bedroom.
The property is located in the picturesque downland village of Ditchling just 2.2 miles from the famous Ditchling Beacon and its surrounding nature reserve in the South Downs National Park. The village has a variety of local shops, including arts and craft workshops, a museum and Post Office, plus The Larder, an excellent delicatessen selling local produce, and cafes such as The Green Welly. In addition, there are pubs including The Bull and The White Horse, a village church and a primary school. A wider range of shops is available at Hassocks, about two miles to the east, which also has a mainline train station to London Bridge/Victoria (approximately 55 minutes). The city of Brighton and the south coast are about nine miles distant. The M23/A23 provides good access to Gatwick and the national motorway network.
Approached via a private gravel drive with ample space for several cars the property has a pleasant covered porch with wooden pillars and a tiled area by the front door. Attractive shrubs and trees surround the drive on two sides and additional parking can be found in an attached single garage with electric door and direct access to the utility room.
The lengthy south east facing rear garden is approximatley 0.321 acres and is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of fruit trees and flower beds throughout. There are hedges to either side and the garden backs onto the beautiful protected land of Ditchling Common with a gate allowing easy access to both the common and the village. The garden further benefits from gravel areas ideal for outdoor seating and a paved patio to the rear of the house with direct access to the kitchen/dining and sitting rooms creating a perfect space for al fresco dining and entertainment.
Total of Approx. 2776 Sq Ft / 257.9 Sq M
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