143 South Road, Haywards Heath

01444 417714

42 High Street, Lindfield

01444 484564

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Eastern Road, Wivelsfield Green Haywards Heath RH17 7QH

For Sale - Guide Price £675,000

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143 South Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4LY - 01444 417714







This enchanting period cottage dating back in part to the late 15th century is set on the edge of the village enjoying beautiful south facing gardens. This delightful home incorporates a wealth of oak joinery including exposed ceiling and wall timbers, features a fine inglenook in the sitting room, an original medieval window, latched internal doors and many individually designed stained glass leaded light windows. The bright and versatile accommodation has the benefit of gas central heating and double glazing (some secondary glazing), is arranged over two floors with a staircase at either end of the house and includes 4 first floor bedrooms, bathroom with corner Jacuzzi bath, shower room, 2 reception rooms, double glazed conservatory, office, good size farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room plus a useful utility room. Oak Cottage enjoys delightful well stocked south facing gardens with a two tier paved terrace, original well, good size level lawn and extremely well stocked herbaceous beds and borders with a variety of fruit trees and there is a detached double garage with first floor studio, ideally suitable as a separate office or recreation room.

Situated at the end of Eastern Road adjacent to a bridle path and close to footpaths offering a natural venue for countryside walking. The village has a well regarded primary school, local shop, inn, hall and recreation ground. Haywards Heath is about 3 miles to the north, Burgess Hill 3.7 miles to the west and Lewes 9.2 miles to the south, all of which offer a wide range of shops, an array of restaurants, several well regarded schools, a modern leisure complex, superstores and a mainline railway station (Haywards Heath - London Bridge/Victoria 42-45 minutes). Gatwick Airport is about 16 miles to the north, the cosmopolitan city of Brighton and the south coast is 13 miles distant whilst the South Downs National Park is within a short drive offering a beautiful natural venue for countryside pursuits.


Entrance Lobby
 Solid timber front door. Exposed oak pillars.

Reception Area
 8'9" x 8' (2.67m x 2.44m)
Exposed ceiling timbers. Wood laminate floor. Stairs with decorative balustrade to first floor.

Sitting Room
 23'10" x 8'8" (7.26m x 2.64m) plus door recess.
A delightful room with exposed ceiling and wall timbers. Fine inglenook with oak bressumer, stone hearth and contemporary wood burning stove. 4 wall light points. 2 radiators. Wood laminate floor. Leaded light casement doors to:

Double Glazed Conservatory
 10'5" x 8'9" (3.18m x 2.67m)
With vaulted polycarbonate ceiling. Radiator. Oak strip flooring. Double glazed casement doors to rear garden.

Dining Room
 11' into bay x 7'5" (3.35m x 2.26m)
Radiator. Wood laminate floor. 2 double glazed windows and double glazed leaded light casement doors to rear garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
 15'7" x 11'9" (4.75m x 3.58m) narrowing to 9'8" (2.95m)
Comprehensively fitted with a range of farmhouse style painted timber fronted units with composite work surfaces comprising inset stainless steel bowl and a half sink with mixer tap, adjacent L shaped worktop, cupboards, drawers and plumbing for dishwasher under. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Tiled recess housing range cooker incorporating decorative stain glass leaded light window. Matching worktop, cupboards beneath, plate rack over. Tall larder unit incorporating pull out wire drawers flanked by similar tall units. Further worktop, shelving beneath and open shelving over. 2 double glazed windows. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Quarry tiled floor.

Inner Hall
 Wood effect laminate floor.

 Close coupled wc, inset basin. Recessed shelving and cupboard over, further recessed shelving. Radiator. Quarry tiled floor.

Utility Room
 8'3" x 7'2" (2.51m x 2.18m) narrowing to 5' (1.52m).
Double enamel sink with mixer tap, flanked by work surface, cupboards beneath. Recessed work surface with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer beneath. Wall mounted Glow-worm gas boiler. Tiled floor.

 11'5" x 9'5" (3.48m x 2.87m)
Double aspect. Radiator. 2 double glazed windows. Wood effect laminate floor. Stable door with stain glass leaded light upper panel to rear garden. Second staircase to first floor bedroom 4.



Split Level Landing
 Exposed wall and timbers incorporating recessed shelving and storage cupboard. Telephone point.

Bedroom 1
 13'9" x 10' (4.19m x 3.05m)
Range of 3 fitted double wardrobes with natural timber panelled doors incorporating hanging space and shelving. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers incorporating an original medieval window. Hatch to loft space. 3 wall light points. Double glazed window. Radiator.

 White suite comprising corner Jaccuzzi bath with centrally mounted mixer tap, hand held shower attachment, basin with single lever mixer tap, cupboard beneath, close coupled wc. Heated chromium ladder towel warmer/radiator. Shaver point. Radiator. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Most attractive stain glass leaded light secondary double glazed windows. Part tiled walls. Wood effect vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 2
 15'1" plus door recess x 9' (4.60m x 2.74m)
Built-in cupboards including airing cupboard housing pre-insulated hot water tank.. Recessed book shelving in door recess. 2 double glazed windows. Radiator.

Bedroom 3
 9'7" x 8'7" (2.92m x 2.62m)
Double aspect. Built-in double wardrobe. 2 double glazed windows. Radiator.

Shower Room
 Fitted with white suite comprising glazed shower cubicle with Mira fitment, wc with concealed cistern, basin with mixer tap, cupboards and drawers under. Shaver point. Heated chromium towel warmer with inset radiator. Extractor fan. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom 4
 11'6" x 10'6" (3.51m x 3.20m)
Accessed only from the second staircase. Presently used as a further office. Double aspect. Fitted book shelf unit at the top of the stairs. Radiator. 2 double glazed windows.



Detached Double Garage and Studio
 19'8" x 16'0" (5.99m x 4.88m)
2 up and over doors. Light and power points. Side door to garden. Staircase to:

First Floor Studio
 19'8" (5.99m) in length.
With sloping ceiling to each side incorporating 2 double glazed dormer windows overlooking the garden. Wall mounted electric heater.

Double Width Drive
 Offering parking for 2 vehicles.

Lovely South Facing Rear Garden
 About 60 feet (18.29m) in length x 43 feet (13.11m) in width. Arranged mainly as level lawn, paved path, two tier paved terrace adjacent to the house, original well and brick flower planter, sheltered seating area with double gates to the lane, herbaceous beds and borders containing a wide variety of colourful flowers and shrubs including acer, buddleia, wisteria, pear and cherry tree. Pergola with sheltered seating area. Trellis clad with peach and apricot. Paved area adjacent to the garage with greenhouse and shed.



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