Lucastes Avenue, Haywards Heath, RH16

Sold - Freehold - Guide Price £975,000

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6 Bedrooms, 3 Receptions, 2 Bathrooms, House Semi, Freehold

This splendid Edwardian semi detached house of character has been thoughtfully extended and remodelled to create a truly delightful home in one of the town's finest residential locations. This exceptional home retains many features synonymous of the era including a fine staircase with decorative natural balustrade, panelled internal doors, deep skirtings, moulded architraves and some handsome decorative period fireplaces. The generously proportioned accommodation has the benefit of gas central heating and bespoke double glazing throughout and is arranged over three floors and incorporates 5 double bedrooms, study/bedroom 6, 2 refitted shower rooms, 3 reception rooms and a superb open plan L shaped kitchen with dining room offering an excellent entertaining space. The property is set in mature grounds extending to about 0.3 of an acre with a wide block paved drive to the front offering parking for several vehicles and a 190 foot rear garden arranged mainly as lawns interspersed with a variety of specimen trees and a paved and stone filled sun terrace adjacent to the rear of the house.

Situated in this highly desirable conservation area just a short walk to Haywards Heath mainline station offering a fast and frequent service to central London (Victoria/London Bridge 42-45 minutes). There are several highly regarded schools both private and public in the locality including Harlands Primary and Warden Park, whilst Ardingly College, Burgess Hill School for Girls, Cumnor House School and Great Walstead are all within easy reach. The Dolphin Leisure complex, Sainsbury's and Waitrose superstores are close at hand and the town centre is close at hand with its wide range of shops and array of restaurants. The A23 lies just over 5 miles to the west providing a direct route to the motorway network, Gatwick Airport is about 13 miles to the north and the cosmopolitan city of Brighton and the coast is 15.4 miles to the south. There are golf courses at Haywards Heath, Lindfield and Ditchling, water sports at Ardingly Reservoir, show jumping at Hickstead, whilst the South Downs National Park and Ashdown Forest are both within a short drive offering beautiful natural venues for countryside walking.

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Attractive Porch
 Tessellated tiled step. Part colour glazed panelled front door to:

Reception Hall
 16'4" x 13'5" (4.98m x 4.09m)
Attractive tiled fireplace and hearth with painted timber surround and mantle incorporating twin mirrors. Understairs coats cupboard. Radiator. Natural timber floor. Handsome staircase with decorative natural timber balustrade.

 14'4" x 7'7" (4.37m x 2.31m)
Walk-in fully tiled shower with curved glazed screen, pedestal basin, tiled splashback, close coupled wc. Heated chromium ladder towel warmer/radiator. 2 velux double glazed windows. Electrically heated tiled floor.

Sitting Room
 15' into bay x 12'11" (4.57m x 3.94m)
Handsome period fireplace with cast iron grate and canopy, tiled insert and hearth, polished wood surround and mantle incorporating a mirror. Wide double glazed bay window to front. TV aerial point. Radiator. Picture rail. Natural timber floor.

Family Room
 15'3" x 12'11" (4.65m x 3.94m)
Feature cast iron fireplace and canopy, decorative tiled insert and hearth. Recessed storage cupboard with eye level glazed cabinet over. Radiator. Picture rail. Natural timber floor. Glazed doors to:

Superb Open Plan Kitchen with Dining Room
 33'10" maximum x 21'8" maximum (10.31m x 6.60m)
A splendid room ideal for entertaining with a series of tall double glazed windows with casement doors from the dining area to the garden with part sloping ceiling incorporating 2 velux windows. Comprehensively fitted with attractive range of units with extensive corian work surfaces incorporating inset sink, adjacent L shaped work surface, cupboards, magi corner, bin storage and integrated dishwasher beneath. Further work surfaces, deep pan drawers beneath. 2 built-in electric ovens, brushed steel 6 ring gas hob with matching splashback and extractor hood over flanked by wall cupboards. Integrated tall fridge. Island unit with matching worktop incorporating raised L shaped glass bar, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, range of cupboards and drawers beneath. 2 radiators. Ceiling downlighters. Bamboo flooring. Wide opening to:

Family Room
 13'5" x 11'7" (4.09m x 3.53m)
Radiator. Ceiling downlighters. Bamboo flooring.

Utility Room
 11'10" x 7'7" (3.61m x 2.31m)
Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, adjacent worktop, cupboards, drawers and appliance space with plumbing for washing machine under. Wall cupboards. Wall mounted Worcester gas boiler. Long matching worktop, drawers, appliance and storage space under. Range of tall wall cupboards. Tiled floor. Double glazed door to outside.



 Double glazed window. Built-in airing cupboard housing pre-insulated hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1
 16'7" into bay x 12'11" (5.05m x 3.94m)
Recessed triple and double wardrobes with cupboards over on either side of chimney breast. Wide double glazed bay window to front. Natural timber flooring.

Bedroom 2
 13'9" x 13' (4.19m x 3.96m)
Decorative cast iron period fireplace with ornate tiled insert and hearth. 2 double glazed sash windows. Radiator. Engineered oak flooring.

Bedroom 3
 12'4" x 8' (3.76m x 2.44m)
Built-in wardrobe, cupboard over. Double glazed sash window. Radiator. Timber effect flooring.

Study/Bedroom 6
 7'5" x 7' (2.26m x 2.13m)
Double glazed window. Radiator. Wood laminate flooring.

Luxury Shower Room
 Refitted with white suite comprising walk-in fully tiled shower with glazed screen, inset basin with single lever mixer tap adjacent L shaped top, cupboards and drawers beneath, wc with concealed cistern. Shaver point. 2 double glazed sash windows. Heated towelwarmer/radiator. Tiled floor.



 Door to loft storage.

Bedroom 4
 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m)
Cast iron period fireplace. Double glazed dormer window to front. Access to eaves. Double glazed velux window. Radiator.

Bedroom 5
 10'2" x 8'10" (3.10m x 2.69m)
Cast iron period fireplace. Double glazed dormer window to front. Built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard. Radiator.

Separate wc
 White suite comprising close coupled wc and pedestal basin with tiled splashback. Extractor fan. Door to eaves storage. Bamboo flooring.



Wide Block Paved Drive
 Adjacent gravelled filled area, brick retaining wall. L shaped herbaceous border.

Lovely Rear Garden
 About 190 feet (58m) in length. Arranged mainly as lawn interspersed with a variety of small specimen trees and silver birch, paved terrace and stone filled terrace with stepping stones lying adjacent to the house. Large timber shed. The garden is fully enclosed with timber fencing and clipped mixed hedges of laurel, holly and bamboo with mature evergreens on the rear boundary. Grounds extend in all to about 0.3 of an acre.

Branch Address
143 South Road<br />Haywards Heath<br />West Sussex<br />RH16 4LY
A: Mark Revill & Co - Haywards Heath
T: 01444 417714
Reference: MKRV_002434
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