Courtlands, Chilling Street, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19

£950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Situated within a picturesque location surrounded by stunning gardens and grounds in a semi-rural location, this extensive property sits within a truly superior detached period property. Oakhurst offers exceptional accommodation of a grand scale wioth much charm and character throughout.

Double doors open onto a superb drawing room/dining room where gracefully tall bay windows offer breath-taking views towards the South Downs. An open working fireplace is a focal point, while a wrought iron spiral staircase takes you up to a galleried mezzanine level with a sofa bed and seating area. The easy flowing layout in turn opens onto the adjacent sitting room generating an abundance of refined rooms in which to relax and entertain. A stunning wall of double height windows in a further reception/bedroom area offers an instant wow factor. Its French doors allow you to step out into the gardens, and a second spiral staircase leads the way to an additional mezzanine that includes convenient fitted wardrobes should you wish to use the room below for guests.

The impressive presentation continues in the well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room where traditionally styled painted wood cabinets and quartz countertops provide plenty of storage and workspace. The generous proportions easily accommodate a dining table, while a large hallway cupboard is cleverly sized for your laundry appliances.

The charm and character of this apartment continues into the double aspect principal bedroom where a pair of tall sash windows let you admire the leafy vistas from the comfort of your own bed, and picture rails wrap-around the room emphasising the high ceiling. Equally well-presented a large second double bedroom combines a well-chosen heritage colour scheme with its wall-panelling, architraves and sash window to create a calm and peaceful feel. The contemporary family bathroom produces a touch of luxury with its inset bath, wet room shower and attractive countertop basin. A well-sized cellar completes this first class home.

Situation

The property is situated in a semi-rural setting on the outskirts of Sharpthorne. The village itself has a popular pub, local shop, highly regarded primary school and cafe, with further shopping and services available in the towns of East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells. Haywards Heath offers a comprehensive range of shops including a Waitrose supermarket and amenities including bars, restaurants and a large leisure centre. Mainline railway stations at Haywards Heath, East Grinstead, Three Bridges and Gatwick provide services to London Bridge/Victoria. The M23 (about 8 miles) provides good access to London, Brighton, Gatwick and the wider motorway network. Open countryside is within easy reach include nearby Ashdown Forest, the largest public access green space in the south east, with many more footpaths in and around the village. The area is renowned for the standard of its schooling in both the private and state sectors.

Outside

Set back from the road, the outstanding gardens supply a picture perfect first impression and an expansive amount of space to enjoy. Within these grounds are expansive lawns and beautifully planted gardens. There are many tucked away spots to provide privacy or just somewhere to sit out and take in the views of the surrounding countryside.

The driveway and private garage have off-road parking for several vehicles.

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