- Substantial 6 bedroom family house in approaching an acre plot
- Located in Cuckfield's most desirable private road
- Short walk of picturesque High Street, pubs and cafes
- 5 minutes drive of mainline station to London (services to London Bridge / Victoria from 45 mins)
- Former double garage now studio has good annexe potential (stc)
- Completion not before May/June 2019
Built in the early 1950's and sitting centrally within its 0.8 of an acre (0.32 hectare) plot, this substantial 6 bedroom house enjoys delightful gardens both to the north and south of the property, with balanced and versatile accommodation together with a converted double garage, presently being used as a studio (great potential for an annexe, stc). Constructed of cavity brick under a tiled roof, this substantial house occupies a slightly elevated position along this prestigious private road with first floor glimpses of the South Downs. Well presented and modernised throughout, features include a wood burning stove, spacious open reception hall, ceramic tiled floors and a number of outbuildings. The hedged boundaries enclose the secluded plot and the winding gravel driveway hides the house from the road. The gardens to the south comprise a large ..formal lawn, interspersed by mature ornamental trees including a fine Turkey oak and enclosed by beech hedging. To the north, the grounds offer a mix of planted borders and well maintained shrubbery, further trees and a small wildlife pond. The present owners have a flock of chickens enjoying their own enclosed pen and large foraging area. The main house was extended in 1963 and then re-modelled in 1993 by the current occupiers who have lived here for 25 years. A personal gate at the top of the garden leads onto Broad Street with a short walk down into the heart of the village.
Courtmead Road is in the conservation area and runs east west on the southern side of the village, terminating close to the churchyard in the heart of this highly desirable village, just 2.5 miles due west of Haywards Heath. This no-through private road houses some of the villages most prestigious and desirable homes and Birch House is no exception. A short walk takes you though to the picturesque High Street, with its shops, cafes, pubs and specialist retailers. Cuckfield has a beautiful period hotel with a modern spa facility, ancient spired church and both a primary and secondary school. Haywards Heath benefits from a mainline railway station with fast regular services into London Bridge, Victoria and Thames Link. (from approx. 45 mins). The surrounding countryside is stunning with plenty of rural walks along many public footpaths. The A23 is just 5 minutes drive to the west, linking Brighton, Gatwick airport and the M25. There is a good choice of excellent independent schools with easy driving distance of the house.