This charming 16th century thatched cottage is located in the heart of this quintessential Sussex village just a stroll from the local shop, public house, doctors surgery and excellent school. Whilst only being a short drive from a mainline station. The property is brimming with a wealth of character features and also benefits from the more modern conversation of the former Milking Parlour which is linked via the glazed entrance.
The versatile accommodation would ideally suit someone looking for dual occupancy or to generate an income from lettings.
The Old Thatch House itself has a wealth of exposed timbers, original flooring and lead glazed windows. The accommodation comprises a sitting/dining room with an inglenook fireplace, study/second reception room, kitchen, sunroom, bathroom, cloakroom and three bedrooms to the first floor access via two staircases with the master bedroom having a stunning vaulted ceiling. A glazed entrance links The Thatch to the former Milking Parlour that has been converted to an exceptional standard and now offers a sitting/dining room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a kitchen.
To the front of the property there is a lawned garden with off street parking and the rear gardens have been beautiful planted with a stunning brick paved sun terrace overlooking the lawn and pond. The private garden extends further to the rear with a vegetable garden.
An internal viewing is highly recommend to fully appreciate the versatile accommodation on offer in this stunning village property.
Property approached via a shared driveway leading to a block paved parking and pathway to:-
Wooden glazed door with further glazed door to rear garden and access to the main house and door to the former milking parlour.
Steps lead down to:-
3.73m x 2.82m (12'3 x 9'3)
Flooded with light via the glazed ceiling and attractive wooden glazed windows with a thoughtfully positioned window seat enjoying a delightful outlook over the rear garden, exposed beams, wall lighting, wooden engraved doors into the kitchen and opening into:-
7.14m x 3.96m (23'5 x 13')
This room is brimming with period features from the exposed beams, lead glazed windows and tiled floor and inglenook fireplace, with an under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, return door to kitchen and door with access to first floor.
4.29m x 2.95m (14'1 x 9'8)
Lead glazed window to front aspect, wooden front door, exposed ceiling and wall timbers, open brick fireplace, built-in storage cupboards, exposed floorboards stairs to first floor and door to:-
2.29m x 2.29m (7'6 x 7'6)
Fitted with a double ended freestanding bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, ceramic bowl sink with mixer tap and glass unit, exposed beams, tiled floor, part tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail and lead glazed window to rear aspect and ceiling lighting. Return door to:-
5'8 x 4'8 With brick flooring, cupboard housing hot water cylinder and opening through to the kitchen.
Fitted with a high flush w.c, ceiling lighting and lead glazed window to rear aspect.
5.08m x 2.26m (16'8 x 7'5)
Fitted with wall and base mounted cream units with a wooden work surface over, butler sink with mixer tap, pull out larder cupboard, integral fridge/freezer, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, integral dishwasher, space for range oven, tiled floor, exposed wall timbers in the vaulted cat slide roof, wooden lead glazed window with secondary glazing overlooking the rear garden, door to sitting room and through to the sunroom.
There are two staircases one from the study to bedroom two and one form the sitting room room leading up to:-
With exposed timbers and lighting.
2.51m x 2.18m (8'3 x 7'2)
With exposed timbers, heated towel rail, wall mounted lighting and lead glazed window to front aspect.
4.93m x 4.11m (16'2 x 13'6)
This stunning room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling and wall timbers, feature chimney, lead glazed windows to front aspect, wooden hatch to the loft storage space over bedroom three, radiator, wall and ceiling lighting and connecting door to:-
4.39m x 4.19m (14'5 x 13'9)
Leaded glazed window to front aspect, wealth of exposed beams, ceiling lighting, radiator, feature brick fireplace, loft hatch access with pull down ladder and lighting, contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap and staircase down to study.
This could ideally be used as an annexe for dual occupancy if let out.
With a front door leading of the main entrance into:-
8.00m x 3.10m (26'3 x 10'2)
Window with garden aspect, exposed beam, engineered oak flooring, ceiling lighting, radiator and storage cupboard housing gas fired boiler.
5.03m x 3.15m (16'6 x 10'4)
Windows to front and side aspect, oak flooring, ceiling lighting and radiator.
Tiled floor and wall mounted lighting.
2.16m x 2.84m (7'1 x 9'4)
Well appointed with a low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, panelled bath with mixer tap and remote operated Mira shower, loft hatch access, radiator, lighting, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and wooden window to garden aspect.
3.68m x 3.43m (12'1 x 11'3)
Fitted with matching wall and base mounted units with work surface over and single bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap, space for oven, washing machine, fridge and freezer, wooden window with view over the rear garden and wooden glazed door with access onto the pergola covered terrace, ceiling lighting and radiator.
3.15m x 2.74m (10'4 x 9')
Dual aspect windows overlooking the rear garden, ceiling lighting and radiator.
With decorative metal gate and a brick paved pathway leading up to the front door flanked by flower boarded and level lawn.
We have been advised the property has a right of way over the driveway which is shared with two other properties and has a private parking area.
The beautiful mature cottage garden offer complete privacy and are arranged with an attractive brick paved sun terrace with a covered pergola making an ideal seating and entertaining area with well stocked established herbaceous borders. Opening onto the level lawn that leads up to a further seating area, pond and vegetable beds with timber shed at the rear. The garden is privately screen with mature trees, shrubs and hedgerow.
None of the services or appliances mentioned in these sale particulars have been tested.
It should also be noted that measurements quoted are given for guidance only and are approximate and should not be relied upon for any other purpose.