Linden House is an attractive 5/6 bedroom Grade II listed Georgian country house offering elegant accommodation and a wealth of period features. The property is set in 1/3 acre with beautifully landscaped gardens and is situated on the outskirts of Buxted village.
Linden House is an attractive Grade II listed Georgian country house offering elegant accommodation and a wealth of period features. The property is set in 1/3 acre with beautifully landscaped gardens and is situated on the outskirts of Buxted village, adjacent to open countryside.
This delightful family home which originally served as the Village Post Office, is believed to have been built in 1794 with later additions. It boasts a wealth of period features with most rooms having a period fireplace and has been much improved over the years by the current owners. The drawing room is a distinguishing feature of the home with an impressive high ceiling continuing through to a sophisticated double aspect dining room. Within the grounds there is a brick built outbuilding serving as a laundry room and w.c. which could easily be incorporated into the main dwelling (stp) to provide a large kitchen/family room.
The accommodation is arranged over 4 floors including the cellar. Access is via a reception hall with an attractive fireplace, a double aspect sitting room with a door opening to the rear garden. The kitchen is off the reception hall where there is a second staircase to the first floor and a doorway to steps down to the cellar. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units with glass disdlay cabinets, high level double ovens and a ceramic gas and induction hob. The drawing room enjoys a double aspect with an impressive coved ceiling with double doors opening into the dining room with a central fireplace.
The first floor offers a large landing and study area with access to 3 double bedrooms. The principle having an ensuite bathroom and a
spacious nursery/dressing room with fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom comprises a white suite with a part paneled wall and a separate shower cubicle. The second floor provides 2 further bedrooms.
Outside, the property is well set back and is approached via a graveled carriage driveway. There are two five bar gates, a striped lawn and central pond. Tall timber gates give access to the substantial detached garage block which a tall clay pitched roof. The garage has 4 bays with one serving as a workshop and a sizeable loft space measuring 47'1 x 19'8.
The rear garden is beautifully landscaped being predominantly laid to lawn and flanked by stocked flower and shrub borders. A brick paved seating terrace adjoins the rear of the property with a brick outbuilding serving as a laundry room with a separate w.c.
The property is within easy reach of the village centre which offers excellent local primary schools, a doctor's surgery, a church, local inns, a village store and a railway station with services to London (London Bridge 67min.) Uckfield town is approximately 4 miles distant and offers a more comprehensive range of shops and public facilities including a leisure centre, sixth form college and railway station. The county town of Lewes and Tunbridge Wells are within easy reach as are the South coast resorts of Brighton & Hove and Eastbourne.
Please check google maps for exact distances and travel times- Postcode TN22 4DP