Offers in the region of £499,950
A distinctive and picturesque Grade II Listed period village property full of immense character
Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Drawing Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms one with en-suite shower room, Family Bathroom/wc, Double Workshop/Studio, Outbuildings, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Gardens.
Pyecombe Manor is a fascinating and historic Grade II Listed house providing immense character together with secluded cottage gardens and useful outbuildings. Nestling in a fold of the South Downs, Pyecombe is ideally located being within easy driving distance of the city of Brighton and Hove, Gatwick Airport, Newhaven ferry terminal and Hassocks main line railway station. Bus services pass nearby and local shops, in the village of Hassocks, are about five minutes drive by car. The property enjoys some wonderful views across the surrounding downland and open countryside. Golf is available nearby at a number of courses, the Hickstead International show jumping ground is within easy reach and sailing is available from both Brighton and Shoreham Marinas.
Thought to date from the 16th century with later additions, Pyecombe Manor enjoys an impressive array of character features to include a wealth of exposed beams, some stripped wood flooring and a beautiful inglenook fireplace. The rooms are of good proportions throughout and there is the benefit of a guest bedroom and shower room to the ground floor. This is a rare opportunity to acquire an outstanding period property retaining many of its original features together with lovely cottage style gardens. The house has elevations of painted brick, tile hanging and tiled roof and in greater detail the accommodation, with approximate dimensions, provides the following:
Solid oak front door to:
SITTING ROOM 6.02m X 4.67m (19'09 X 15'04) North
Inglenook open fireplace, exposed beams, recess cupboard, double doors with inset coloured glass panels leading to:
DRAWING ROOM 8.03m X 5.82m (26'04 X 19'01) South & East
Double glazed full height patio doors to the rear, exposed beamed ceiling, built in book shelving, patio doors to the side.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 6.35m X 3.33m maximum (20'10 X 10'11) South & West
Fitted in range of oak fronted units comprising work surfaces with inset bowl and a half single drainer sink top, cupboards and drawers under, space for range cooker, space for dishwasher, space for American style fridge freezer, range of wall cupboards, partly tiled walls, recessed downlighters, stripped wood flooring, half glazed door to side, stairs to first floor.
UTILITY ROOM 5.13m X 2.77m maximum (16'10 X 9'01) West
Stripped wood flooring, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, built in storage cupboard, concealed stairs with access to cellar.
Basement storage and sauna.
BEDROOM 5 3.78m X 3.48m maximum (12'05 X 11'05) East
Wood panelled walls, fitted wardrobes, exposed ceiling timbers.
EN- SUITE SHOWER ROOM North
Fitted suite comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c.
Solid oak floor.
BEDROOM 1 5.18m X 3.86m maximum (17' X 12'08) North
Built in wardrobes, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, solid oak flooring.
Cast iron bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment, wash hand basin, low level w.c.
BEDROOM 2 5.18m X 2.51m maximum (17'0 X 8'03) North
Built in wardrobes.
BEDROOM 3 6.27m X 3.86m maximum (20'7 X 12'08) South
L-Shaped room, fitted wardrobes, eaves storage.
FAMILY BATHROOM 3.58m X 2.9m maximum (11'09 X 9'06) South
Claw foot bath, wash hand basin, low level w.c suite, ladder style heated towel rail, partly tiled walls, full height louvre fronted cupboards.
BEDROOM 4 4.47m X 4.32m maximum (14'08 X 14'02) West
L-Shaped room, with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, eaves access, access to further attic space.
DOUBLE WORKSHOP/STUDIO 5.33 x 4.75 (17'6 x 15'7)
Light and power, stable door, access to further outbuildings.
OUTBUILDINGS 3.78 x 3.51 (12'5 x 11'6)
Double glazed outbuildings with light and power, adjacent to workshop.
To the side of the property there is an area of hardstanding for several cars. The mature rear cottage style garden is mainly laid to lawn with an abundance of plants and shrubs. Steps lead to a large area of decking. There are an abundance of trees creating a secluded outlook with distant views towards the South Downs.
OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL 8.23 x 3.66 (27' x 12')
Heated swimming pool with ladder and slide.
From our Ditchling office proceed South continuing along "New Road" veering left onto Clayton Hill (A273), take the second right passing the "Plough Inn" on the right, continue for approximately one mile until you reach the end of the road where individual house names are marked including "Pyecombe Manor". The house is found shortly after on the right hand side.