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With no chain and an enviable location overlooking historic Grade I listed St Bartholomew’s Church in the centre of scenic Maresfield, is this characterful 5-bedroom family home dating back to the mid-18th century which offers the best of semi-rural living with a range of amenities in the village and easy access to a wealth of countryside walks. Entering through a wood-panelled door into the central dining room several windows offer views over the church and a spiral staircase leads to the first floor. The adjacent triple aspect sitting room features patio doors to the garden, an open fire and sliding doors to a study. Providing a hub for family living the kitchen/breakfast room benefits from a breakfast bar and direct access to the garden. There are a good range of storage units with laminate worktops and an integrated double oven and gas hob with space for additional appliances. In addition, there is a most useful large boot room/store. A further room of flexible use connects the dining and kitchen/breakfast rooms while a WC completes the ground floor accommodation.
On the first floor are five well-proportioned double bedrooms either with views over the church and its grounds or the peaceful rear garden. The master bedroom boasts an en suite shower room and substantial built-in storage while the other bedrooms share a refurbished family bathroom with integrated bath and overhead shower.
Situated in the heart of Maresfield village the property is in close proximity to the stunning 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest with its exceptional walking and riding opportunities. The village offers an 18th-century pub/hotel, as well as a general store and post office. Local shopping facilities can be found initially in Uckfield which offers day to day needs. The A22 provides access to the M25 and the national motorway network, central London and Gatwick airport. 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. TRAIN SERVICES: A mainline railway can be found at Buxted (2.3 miles) offering services to London. Rail services also run from Crowborough (8 miles) and Haywards Heath (11.3 miles).
The exquisite panorama over St Bartholomew’s Church and charming village location lend a unique appeal to this period family home. An attractive façade with enclosed porch is adorned with clematis and flowerbeds. The gated south-facing rear garden provides a gravel parking area for multiple cars and access to an attached single garage while the remainder is laid to lawn. Panel fencing and small trees on all sides offer seclusion creating the perfect outdoor space to while away sunny summer afternoons.
2 Bathrooms (1 En suite)
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with separate Larder/Utility
Driveway Parking in Garden
Total of approx. 2295 Sq Ft / 213.2 Sq M
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