•  -  525,000  SOLD

    Thatched 'Sussex Farmhouse' style property

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Having been in the same family for 60 years, a charming thatched 4 bedroom Sussex Farmhouse style property on a generous corner plot. Many original features including inglenook fireplace, beamed ceilings & oak leaded windows. Although requiring a new thatch and updating it has recently been rewired and a Vaillant gas boiler installed in recent years. Garage & parking.

Property Features

  • Thatched 'Sussex Farmhouse' style property
  • Generous corner plot in prestigious location
  • Many original features including inglenook fireplace and beamed ceilings

A charming thatched 'Sussex Farmhouse' style property situated on a generous corner plot in this sought after prestigious location. The property has been a much loved family home and has not been available to the market since the 1950's. Throughout the house there are many original features including inglenook fireplace, beamed ceilings, original oak leaded windows and oak panelled internal doors with period hinge and latch detail, oak external and garage doors. The accommodation offers 4 bedrooms in all with two bedrooms sharing a bathroom on the ground floor, drawing room with inglenook fireplace, dining room, kitchen and utility room and master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room on the first floor with a further generous bedroom.

Above the garage is the 'apple store' which could be integrated into the main accommodation to enhance the master suite, subject to necessary consent. The thatch will require replacement and maybe worth considering adding extra windows to the rear pitch to make the most of the views towards The Creek. Although Kite Hill Court does require some updating it has recently been electrically rewired and has also had a Vaillant gas boiler installed in recent years for the central heating. The house is set in a generous corner plot with garage and parking.

GROUND FLOOR Archway to:

Open Porch With flagstone flooring. Window to Drawing Room. Original solid oak front door with obscured leaded panel to side, leading to:

ENTRANCE HALL A welcoming entrance with corner brick fireplace. Feature leaded glazed panel to one wall with opening through to:

DINING ROOM With oak beamed ceiling, window to front. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Corner fireplace with timber beam, oak serving hatch from kitchen. Oak panelled door to:

BEDROOM 3 With corner brick fireplace. Picture rails. Windows to front. Radiator.

BEDROOM 4 A double bedroom with corner sink. Window to rear. Picture rails. Radiator.

BATHROOM / WC With original white bath and taps. Shower over. Pedestal basin and low level wc. Part tiled walls and window to rear. Heated towel rail incorporating radiator.

DRAWING ROOM An oak panelled door leads from the entrance hall into this wonderfully light, triple aspect room with impressive inglenook fireplace with flagstone hearth, timber mantel and concealed lighting. A small window in the fireplace overlooks the front. Beams to ceiling. Radiator.

KITCHEN Fitted with wood fronted wall and base units with marble effect work surfaces over incorporating a one and a quarter bowl sink top with mixer tap. Original built in dresser unit with oak base and shelving. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls and floor. Built in dishwasher. Electric hob built into the corner with extractor hood over. Electric double oven. Window overlooking the rear gardens towards The Creek. Oak panelled door to:

UTILITY ROOM Vaillant gas boiler. Plumbing for washing machine. Cupboard housing new fuseboard and space for hoover etc. Glazed oak Georgian style door to rear garden.

LANDING Window to front. Door to airing cupboard housing hot water tank and shelving with light. Cupboard with shelving and hand basin. Door to under-eaves area

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A double room with eyebrow window to front. Radiator. Door to Ensuite Bathroom With window to rear enjoying views towards The Creek with glimpses of the water. Bath with archway over and built in cupboard at the end. Pedestal basin, low level wc, heated towel rail. Downlighters to ceiling. Door from bedroom to Dressing Room A useful area with hanging space and shelving. Space for drawer unit. A door leads to a storage area, beyond this is the 'Apple Store' which could be incorporated into the main living accommodation, subject to further investigation.

BEDROOM 2 A nice double room with dual aspect to front and side, enjoying the afternoon sun. Handbasin. Radiator. Door to large under-eaves storage cupboard with glazed panel.

HEATING There are radiators throughout the property which are supplied by a newly installed Vaillant gas boiler situated in the utility room.

OUTSIDE A pair of five bar wooden gates leads to the private front gardens with gravel driveway leading to parking area and INTEGRAL GARAGE. Lawned areas with mature blue fir tree. Mature hedging to the front screens the front garden from the road. A wide lawn to the side with mature shrub and flower borders, small garden pond. Flagstone steps lead to a terrace at the rear of the property with lawn beyond, flower border. Stone steps lead to a further garden area which has been used for vegetable garden with a concrete base for shed or greenhouse. Lawn area to the side with brick built store.

Council Tax Band G

EPC Rating D

Tenure Freehold

Services Mains electric, water, drainage and gas


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