Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to announce the marketing of this fine older style, architect designed, detached property. This is a charming plot with a large garden backing onto open fields with uninterrupted views to the South Downs beyond and having a disused tennis court. The property has 4-5 bedrooms including an annex which can be separately accessed, or through the house with double bedsitting room, kitchen and bath/shower room. There is also a family bathroom, shower room and separate cloakroom. The ground floor has a large reception/dining hall with a first floor gallery including a seating area with glorious views. In addition, there is a 24` sitting room with open fire and arch to a garden room, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room and utility. There is a long driveway with ample car parking and outbuildings including a summerhouse with sauna. The property has oil fired central heating and double glazed windows.
Rodmell is an idyllic and much cossetted village, just 4 miles from Lewes town centre. The village has a cricket ground, parish church, popular public house and, most famously, Monks House, the home of Virginia and Leonard Woolf. There are magnificent walks to the south onto the South Downs and to the north along the Ouse Valley to Lewes. The Newhaven cross-channel ferry to Dieppe is just 4 miles to the south of the village and Lewes has it`s historic centre with period buildings, individual shops, public houses, restaurants and cafes, as well as the Depot Cinema next to the main line Railway Station (London Victoria approx 65 mins and London Bridge 90 mins).
ACCOMMODATION WITH APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS COMPRISES:-
Superb galleried landing with oak balustrading and newel post, glazed panels overlooking the central dining hall. Stunning seating area with double glazed windows and bayed area overlooking the garden and views beyond to open fields and the South Downs. Door to eaves storage. 2 Radiators. Wall light points. Sealed door to annex (can be incorporated into the main house access). TV point. Telephone point.
14` x 14` (4.27m x 4.27m). Double aspect room with east facing views over the garden, pony paddock, fields and the South Downs beyond. Double glazed casement window over further garden. 2 Sets of double wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails and shelves. Double radiator.
16`6 max x 10` (5.03m x 3.05m). Double aspect room with double glazed window to front garden to the west and double glazed casement window to the side garden. Double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Hatch to insulated roof space. Fitted shelves. Telephone point.
Velux roof light. White suite of low level w.c. and wash basin with cupboard under. Double radiator. Fitted mirror. Shelved linen cupboard. Extractor fan.
11`4 x 5`6 (3.45m x 1.68m). Double glazed window to front garden. Panelled steel bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Tiled splashback. Wash hand basin with tiled top and cupboards under. Mirrored bathroom cabinet. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Cupboard with hot water tank.
ANNEX ROOM/BEDROOM 3
17`1 x 18`6 (5.21m x 5.64). Double aspect room with double patio doors to the rear and country views. Bay window to south over the side garden. Fitted shelves. 2 Double radiators. TV point. Telephone point. Double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelves. Potential for opening to Landing . Electronic programmer.
14`1 x 7`4 (4.29m x 2.24m). Double glazed window to front garden. Stainless steel sink unit with drawer and cupboard under. Worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine. Potential for hob and cooker. Stainless steel extractor hood. Space for fridge/freezer.
11`5 x 7`10 (3.48m x 2.39m). Double glazed window to front garden. Tile panelled bath with new taps and shower attachment. 2 Wash basins. Tiled tops with cupboards under. Low level w.c. Fitted mirror. Shower with independent Mira shower with cubicle and shower tray and tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.
Oak entrance door. Double glazed window. Terracotta style tiled floor. Curtained cloaks area with hanging rail.
7`8 x 4`1 (2.34m x 1.24m). Double glazed window. Freidrick Rohe Independent shower with shower tray, tiled walls, curtain and rail. Pedestal wash basin with mixer taps. Low level w.c. Double radiator. Extractor fan. Wood/glazed screen doors to:-
18`4 x 18`3 (5.59m x 5.56m). Galleried landing with full-height of house to 17` (5.18m). Tiled fireplace with wooden mantle. Fitted bookshelves. Wooden floor. Recessed spotlighting. 3 Double radiators. Stairs to first floor galleried landing. Double glazed patio doors to east facing garden.
10`10 x 5`9 (3.30m x 1.75m). Double glazed window. Stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer taps, cupboard under. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble-dryer. Fitted shelves. Space for fridge/freezer. Fuse box.
24`7 x 17`1 into bay (7.49m x 5.21m). Triple aspect room with bay window and double glazed window to south facing garden and double glazed window to west. Front area and arch to garden room with easterly aspect. Ornate stone open fireplace with mantle, hearth and tiled inset. 3 Wall light points. Cornice. 2 Double radiators. Telephone point.
11`4 x 10`8 (3.45m x 3.25m). Triple aspect room with double glazed window and door to garden, with east and further southerly aspect. Domed roof light. Double power point.
12`10 x 13`8 max (3.91m x 4.17m). Double aspect to side and front gardens with double glazed windows. Radiator. Cornice. Deep understairs cupboard with fitted shelves and electric light.
20`1 x 14` (6.12m x 4.27m). Double aspect room with double glazed bay window to east over the garden and double glazed window to side garden. 1.5 bowl sink unit with single drainer, worktops to each side with cupboards and drawers under. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for free-standing electric cooker. Stainless steel extractor hood/light over and worktop with cupboard under. Tiled top with drawer under with stainless steel handles. Breakfast bar with space under with fine views to the open countryside. To open. Further workstation with worktops, cupboards under and range of wall cupboards. Space for fridge/freezer. Glazed cabinets and fitted dresser.
Double aspect with tiled floor and space for freezer. Door to side garden.
Shared driveway leading to exclusive long pebbled driveway to Ashfodon House, with hedge and shrub borders and apple tree. This leads to a paved path to the entrance door. Parking area to right side and tandem parking for a large number of cars. Oil fired boiler. Side wrought iron gates to private garden for the annex.
The rear garden has a paved patio area with view to garden and country. Central pond. Paved pathway to side. Large level garden to hedge rear boundary. Side vegetable bed. Aluminium greenhouse. Further pond to north east corner. Waterfall with pump. Further grass area with tree leading to tennis court (currently overgrown) with hedge boundary to open fields. North side garden with Garden House 8` x 6` (2.44m x 1.83m) with double doors and further grass area with apple tree and rear area laid to grass.
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.
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