Church Road

Scaynes Hill, Haywards Heath, United Kingdom

Single Family

5 beds


$3,173,906 Listing currency: 2,600,000 GBP
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MLS #: LEW140098 Home size: 4,639 ft2 / 431 m2

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Strutt & Parker
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Charlie Rosling

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  • Property Details

    An exceptional and beautifully presented country house with cottage, situated in a peaceful rural position and a simply magical garden. About 16.5 acresLychgate Cottage is understood to date from circa 1736 with later 19th Century additions. The property is a substantial country house and presents principally brick and tile hung elevations, with part white washed walls with timber infill, all under a mainly pitched tile roof.Internally, the house has an immediate and magnificent sense of arrival and provides well proportioned, light and elegant accommodation arranged over two floors. Designed to take advantage of the beautiful garden and grounds, the property also benefits from some wonderful views towards Ashdown Forest.The light and well proportioned double aspect drawing room has a pair French double doors that lead out to the beautiful garden. The drawing room also includes a wooden floor, an attractive bay window, and a feature inglenook fire place with a brick surround.The triple aspect kitchen/breakfast/family room is the heart of the home, with its bespoke kitchen which incorporates a central island, grey granite polished worktops, and a four oven gas Aga.To one corner of the family room is a streamlined designed german Oranier woodburner. From the kitchen/breakfast room a pair of French doors lead out to a brick paved easterly facing terrace, with a magical view to the Ashdown Forest and over the garden and grounds.Other notable features within the house include a double aspect large dining room with an inglenook fire place with brick surround.The discreet bar/cellar is approached from the library via a concealed door set within an interesting façade of books. The well-arranged downstairs reception rooms are complemented by an impressive panelled and wood carved staircase rising to the first floor.Wonderful views over the garden can be enjoyed from the double aspect and well-proportioned principal suite with a sumptuous en suite shower room and a bank of fitted cupboards.There are four further generous bedrooms including a guest suite which also benefits from a shower room.Pantiles Cottage In addition to the main house, and lying a short distance to the west, is a detached cottage, with attractive mainly mellow brick and part tile hung elevations under a mainly pitched tiled roof.The cottage provides excellent secondary accommodation suitable for guests, dependant relatives, teenagers, staff, or could be utilised as a superb home office.Features of note include the well proportioned living/dining room, a light kitchen breakfast room and a separate utility room.This important country house is approached via a pair of wooden gates that lead to a large gravelled parking area for the main house and a separate spur gives access to the cottage.To one side of the parking area is a substantial five bay garage. Adjacent to the garaging is a tractor store/log store. To the rear of the generous garaging is a further triple bay barn incorporating a gardener’s WC and an upstairs store room.Lying to the north of the main house is the Tennis Court and an attractive summer house. From the parking area a separate spur leads to the cottage, car port and a brick path provides access to the cottage.The principal formal gardens lie to the east of the main house, and have been professionally designed and landscaped, to create one of the most beautiful gardens in Sussex. Lying directly to the south east of the main house is the scented garden area, with formal topiary box hedge, framing the multitude of red and pink velvet carpet roses.Beyond the scented garden is the large productive kitchen garden which includes an arra
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    This single family listing located at Church Road, Scaynes Hill, Haywards Heath offers five bedrooms. The property is presently offered at $3,173,906.

    This property is listed by Charlie Rosling of Strutt & Parker located in England.