OIRO £1,500,000 Exclusive

Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are pleased to announce the marketing of this superb detached house on Chiltington Lane in rural East Chiltington. The property is on 3 floors, extended on 2 storeys to the rear and is Grade II listed with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The master bedroom is 31ft including the dressing area and ensuite. There is a 25ft sitting room, dining hall, kitchen/breakfast room, study, cloakroom and extended family room. The property has a 2-3 bedroom detached annex, although this is also connected to the garage and thus could be made larger. The property has oil fired central heating and a large south and east facing garden to the side and rear but also huge amounts of parking and a 1 acre paddock to the west of the property.

Kemps House is beautifully located with far-reaching views to the south and is just yards from footpaths to exceptional country walks and both side of the quiet lane in sight of the South Downs. The hamlet boasts The Jolly Sportsman public house and has easy links to Plumpton with a fine village shop, pubs, primary school and Railway Station (London Victoria 55 mins & London Bridge 85 mins). Schools within easy reach are Cumnor House, Brighton College and Ardingly. Lewes is just 4 miles distant with easy access to its historical centre with independent shops, 3 superstores, cafes and restaurants, the Depot Cinema and mainline Railway Station.


30' x 10'2 (9.14m x 3.10m) with sloping ceiling. Window with easterly aspect over the garden. Central staircase to first floor landing. Radiator. Storage cupboards. Smoke alarm.


Sash window to Chiltington Lane. Door to second floor double roof room. Stairs to ground floor with painted wood balustrades and exposed wood hand rail. Radiator. Exposed vertical beams. Double airing cupboard.

13'7 x 12'6 (4.14m x 3.81m). Sash window to front garden and Chiltington Lane. Cast iron fireplace with wooden mantle. Fitted desk top with shelves over and under and shelves to other reveal. Fitted double and single wardrobe cupboards with cupboards over. Radiator. Latch door with brackets.

13' max x 10'3 (3.96m x 3.12m). Sash window to front garden and Chiltington Lane. Double wardrobe cupboard with bracketed doors, hanging rails and shelves.

11'10 x 11'7 (3.61m x 3.53m). Sloping ceiling. Casement window to east over the main garden. Radiator. Fitted shelves and base cupboards. Study desk and cupboard.

7'8 x 6'10 (2.34m x 2.08m). Casement window with magnificent view over open fields to the South Downs. Large shower with independent ‘drench' shower and glazed doors. Heritage wash basin with mixer tap and mosaic tiling. Low level w.c. Tiled floor. Recessed spotlighting.

13'5 x 12'2 (4.09m x 3.71m). Sash window to Chiltington Lane. Cast iron fireplace. Fitted shelves, wall cupboard and cupboard over to each reveal. Double radiator.

8'4 x 8' (2.54m x 2.44m). Sliding sash window with westerly aspect. Glazed shower compartment with ‘drench' shower. White suite of Heritage wash basin with cupboard under and tiled splashback. Low level w.c. Chrome ladder towel rail. Tiled floor. Recessed spotlighting. Extractor fan. Latch door.

31'6 (9.60m) narrowing to 24' x 16'1 (7.32m x 4.90m). Magnificent triple aspect room with French doors to south, opening to Juliet balcony with hand rail and side panels. 2 Further sliding sash windows with superb uninterrupted views over open fields. Sash window to east over the main garden and to west to the annex and paddock. Vaulted ceiling to rear section. 2 Radiators. Recessed spotlighting. TV point. Fitted unit with shelves over and cupboards under. Hatch to insulated roof space.

8'1 x 7'2 (2.46m x 2.18m). Fitted shelves and hanging rails.

11'6 x 7'5 (3.51m x 2.26m). Sash window with views to open countryside. Limed oak panelled steel bath. Independent ‘drench' shower and tiled walls. Heritage wash basin with limed oak cupboard under. Low level w.c. Ladder towel rail. Recessed spotlighting. Latch door.


Original entrance porch with wood and glazed door. Wood panelled ceiling. Glazed door to:-

16'8 x 14'3 (5.08m x 4.34m). Sash window to front garden. Large original brick fireplace with feature exposed beam and brick hearth. Radiator. Panelled ceiling. Cupboard understairs. Open shelves. Dimmer switch. Stairs to first floor.

Window to garden. Painted brick walls. Original exposed brick floor. Exposed ceiling beam. Overhead cupboard. Open to dining hall and doors to study, kitchen, sitting room and rear lobby.

25'10 x 13'1 (7.87m x 3.99m). Double aspect room with sash window to front garden. French window with side panels to south and rear garden. Brick open fireplace with brick trim and hearth. 2 Double radiators. 2 Wall lights. TV point. Latch door.

7'3 x 6'3 (2.21m x 1.91m). Window to garden. Wood parquet floor. Telephone point. Latch door.

18' x 12' (5.49m x 3.66m). Double aspect room with window to front garden and 2 sash windows to driveway and paddock. Original clay tiled floor. Oil fired Aga with 2 hot plates and double oven. Granite tops to each side with wooden cupboards under. Tiled splashback. Recessed stainless steel sink unit with granite top and mixer tap. Pine cupboards under and space and plumbing for dishwasher. 2 Wine racks. Siemans 2-ring ceramic hob with electric oven under. Pine wall cupboards and shelves. Space for table. Exposed ceiling beam. Recessed spotlighting. Latch door.

11' x 7' (3.35m x 2.13m). Window. Worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble-dryer. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Shelves. MegaFlow hot water cylinder and Honeywell programmer. Grant oil fired boiler. Exposed painted brick and flint walls. Exposed brick floor.

Glazed door to garden and family room. Cloaks hanging space with wardrobe cupboard and shelves. Exposed flint wall. Exposed brick floor and oak wood flooring.

White suite of low level w.c. and Heritage wash basin. Shelves. Exposed flint wall. Oak floor.

16'6 x 17'8 (5.03m x 5.38m). Triple aspect with glazed door and window to east rear garden, further windows to south and west. Oak wood floor. Recessed spotlighting. Arch glazed door to rear lobby with brick floor and glazed door to driveway.


25'3 x 15' (7.70m x 4.57m). 2 Windows to east, overhead window to front vaulted ceiling. Dividing wall to annex. Door to side. Power and lighting.

Hatch to insulated roof space. Radiator with thermostat. Double cloaks cupboards. Recessed spotlighting. Door to front garden.

14' 1 x 15'1 (4.29m x 4.60m). uPVC double glazed window to east aspect. Fitted wardrobe cupboard with shelves and hanging rail. Cupboard with electric meter. Double radiator. Recessed spotlighting.

10'6 x 9'3 (3.20m x 2.82m). uPVC window with southerly views. Double radiator.

10'6 x 6'9 (3.20m x 2.06m). uPVC double glazed frosted window. White suite of panelled bath with mixer tap. Pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Low level w.c. Independent shower with tiled walls. Extractor fan.

Open hall to:-
30'10 x 15' (9.40m x 4.57m). Double aspect room with 3 uPVC double glazed windows to paddock and front garden. Fitted kitchen with 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard under and fitted Lamona dishwasher. Worktops to each side including breakfast bar. Lamona 4-ring ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood/light over. Stainless steel microwave and electric oven under. Fitted fridge and freezer with cupboards to side. Wall cupboard. Recessed spotlighting. Double radiator.

15'4 x 10'6 (4.67m x 3.20m). Triple aspect with uPVC double glazed window to paddock to west and front driveway and uPVC double door to east to paddock. Double radiator.


Central stone slabbed patio with outside light. Iconic cast iron front fencework with Kemp House gate to entrance porch with brick pathway and front lawn. Large driveway with parking for at least 6 cars and right-of-way to and over railway line. Entrance to annex with lawn surrounding and trees. 1 acre west paddock bordering open fields and Chiltington Lane. Oil tank and further parking area. Large south and east facing garden with brick path and large lawn with shrub borders. Return hedge to south side. 80' x 87' (24.38m x 26.52m). South side brick patio with true privacy and with access from 2 doors from reception room. Brick pathway to rear leading to driveway.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Floor Plan

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