Handsome Family Home In Mid-Sussex Village With Mature Garden

Common Lane, Ditchling, Hassocks, United Kingdom
GBP|1500000GBP £1,500,000USD $1,985,480
MLS LEW210010
Web code ISHN
Status Active

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A handsome family house situated on the edge of this highly sought after mid-Sussex village with a beautiful mature garden. Elphicks Farm is a well-presented part-tile hung property offering almost 2,700 square feet of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hall and briefly comprises a large triple aspect drawing room with and attractive fireplace and glazed doors giving access to the garden, a generous dining room and a spacious study with a feature bay window and fireplace. The reception rooms are complimented by a 23 ft. double aspect kitchen/breakfast room with...

a range of wall and base units, modern integrated appliances, a walk-in larder and a spacious neighbouring fitted utility room with a door to the rear garden. A cloakroom completes the accommodation on the ground floor. Arranged over the first floor is a spacious 24 ft. double aspect principal bedroom with a dressing area to one end and an en-suite shower room. In addition, there are three further spacious double bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom with both a bath and separate shower. From the first floor, there are some lovely views over the surrounding countryside and towards the South Downs. Elphicks Farm is approached through an electrically operated five-bar entrance gate which leads into a large block paved courtyard which provides extensive parking. To one end of the courtyard is an exceptionally spacious brick and tile double garage and bordering one side of the courtyard is a substantial 74 ft. outbuilding currently providing a workshop, garden store and substantial store. From the entrance courtyard a path leads through to the formal gardens which are a particular feature of the property and have been beautifully planted and landscaped over the years and include a kitchen garden with an asparagus bed, various fruit trees including apple, plum and greengage, numerous well stocked borders and a mass of spring bulbs. To one side of the garden is the all-weather tennis court and adjacent to the house is a wide paved seating area which is considered ideal for al fresco dining. The garden provides a lovely setting for this much loved family home. In all about one acre.

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