TENURE: Share of Freehold
A generously proportioned and recently improved 4-bedroom ground floor apartment within this elegant former Edwardian hunting lodge, standing in over 15 acres of park-like grounds. The building lies in a stunning rural setting at Highbrook just over 3 miles to the north of Haywards Heath town centre and close to the villages of Horsted Keynes and Ardingly. This beautifully modernised apartment features a fabulous sense of space, with high ceilings throughout and a versatile floor plan that lends itself well to entertaining, including a spectacular open plan sitting room and kitchen which opens to a dining room benefitting from a favourable west-facing aspect. Highlights of the apartment include the kitchen, appointed with stylish wall and base units and a range cooker, ample built-in storage and high-quality bathrooms. The property retains a number of character features of the period, including a substantial wood-framed inglenook fireplace, decorative wall paneling, coving and solid wooden doors.
The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall leading to the open plan kitchen/sitting room, adjoining conservatory, study room, an additinal sitting/ play room and family bathroom. On the opposite side of the apartment there are two good size double bedrooms each with en suite shower rooms, plus two further bedrooms.
There is also a utility room and separate store room in addition to the ample built-in storage.
The property is fully modernised with oil-fired central heating as well as underfloor heating, secondary or double glazing in all rooms and fibre broadband.
The property has access to substantial grounds including a cricket pitch and landscaped gardens, plus allocated parking. As well as access to and use of the glorious grounds there is also a private garden accessed from the conservatory to sit out on and enjoy the views.
The property is situated in the sought-after village of Ardingly, ideally located to the north of Lindfield and within good reach of local amenities in a setting ideal for commuters. The village is well known for Ardingly College Prep and Pre-Prep schools and as the location for the South of England Showground. Nearby is Ardingly Reservoir with opportunities for walking and watersports at the Ardingly Adventure Centre. The mainline station is within walking distance and the area is renowned for the standard of its schooling in both the private and state sectors. Haywards Heath offers more extensive shopping while there is good access locally to the motorway network and Gatwick Airport. The mainline station at Balcombe offers direct services to London Victoria, Blackfriars and London Bridge from 51 minutes.
three bath/shower rooms (two en suite)
67 foot private garden and communal grounds
total of approx. 2598 sq ft / 241.4 sq m