Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are excited to introduce Hollow House to the market. This is an extended detached period house, probably from the early 1800s, and has a magnificent two-storey oak frame extension and roof conversion. The property is built on a plot of approximately 3 acres, bordering onto countryside on two sides and looking over a farm house and buildings and country lane to the others, in a lane with only four other houses. The property has six bedrooms including a two room master suite with shower room and separate cloakroom. The roof conversion has two double bedrooms and there are two further to the rear including the superb extension room with full height ceilings and exceptional views to both, with family bathroom. The ground floor has an attractive reception hall with access to a study/snug room, 20` sitting room with open fireplace and magnificent 24` open-plan kitchen/family room with vaulted ceiling into the oak frame reception space. The property is located in an idyllic and hidden location on the edge of Lewes with extensive views across open fields, being in an elevated position.
The property is a 20 minute walk into Lewes town centre with it`s historical attractions, period buildings, individual shops, 3 superstores, public houses, restaurants and cafes, and Lewes Railway Station (London Victoria 65 mins & London Bridge 90 mins) with the Depot Cinema just opposite. This semi-rural location borders onto a footpath leading to Hamsey and Offham which walks further onto the South Downs. Lewes connects to the A27 Brighton-Eastbourne and the A23 to Gatwick and London. There are excellent primary and secondary schools as well as easy access to independent schools such as Brighton College, Cumnor House and Hurstpierpoint College.
ACCOMMODATION WITH APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS COMPRISES:-
Velux window to the east overlooking farm and woods. 2 Eaves cupboards. White painted wooden balustrade and stairs to the first floor. Exposed ceiling beam. Sliding door to large walk-in cupboard. Fitted shelves.
14`5 x 12`6 (4.39m x 3.81m). Triple aspect room with picture windows having far-reaching views across open fields and brooks to the River Ouse. 2 Velux windows to east and west over open fields and chalk pit in the distance. 3 Double eaves cupboards. 2 Cupboards over wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves. Drawers and open shelf. Exposed brick chimney breast. Exposed ceiling beam. Double radiator. Spotlight.
15`2 x 20`5 (4.62m x 6.22m). Double glazed casement window overlooking a track, woodland and fields. Velux window to east and west looking over fields. Wardrobe with hanging rail and cupboard with shelves. Drawers and shelf over. Storage cupboard. Double wardrobe cupboard. Spotlighting. Exposed beams. 3 Eaves cupboards. Shelved alcove with glazed light to landing.
Double glazed casement window overlooking fields to south-west. Painted wood balustrades and exposed wood handrail to stairs leading to ground floor. Door to stairs leading to second floor. Double airing cupboard with pre-lagged copper hot water tank and immersion heater. Further cupboard understairs. Radiator. 2 Arches to further landing.
14`5 x 13`8 (4.39m x 4.17m). This room forms part of the new extension with superb oak beams including ‘A` frame and arch beams. Triple aspect with conservation roof light to south and west over open fields towards Hamsey. Exposed floorboards. Double radiator. Double glazed window over ground floor dining area and through to fields beyond. Spotlights. Latch door.
13`7 x 13` (4.14m x 3.96m). Double aspect with double glazed wood frame casement window overlooking open fields to the east over the farm. Double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rails and shelves. Radiator with thermostat. Latch door.
9`7 x 7`9 (2.92m x 2.36m). Picture window to Ouse farmland and double glazed casement window to garden and woodland. Panelled steel bath with mixer taps, shower attachment and drench shower. Glazed shower screen. Wash basin with mixer tap and cupboards under. Low level w.c. with wooden seat. Wood style flooring. Eyeball spotlights. Radiator with heated chrome towel rail.
BEDROOM 5 (off main landing)
13`3 max x 10` (4.04m x 3.05m). 2 Double glazed wood frame casement windows looking to the farm. Double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail. Double radiator. Arched double doors connecting to:-
BEDROOM 6 (MAIN)
13`9 x 14`6 (3.96m x 4.42m). Double aspect room with double glazed casement window looking south and east to farm lane. Double radiator. Double door to other bedroom. Fitted shelves. Latch door.
7`5 x 7`1 (2.26m x 2.16m). Double glazed casement window to garden and fields to the south-west. Wash basin with mixer tap, cabinet under with cupboards and drawers. Double shower compartment with glazed doors, drench shower and hand shower, shower tray and tiled walls with mosaic border. Eyeball spotlights. Double radiator. Heated ladder towel rail. Tiled floor. Latch door.
Double glazed casement window. Low level w.c. with wooden seat. Radiator. Eyeball spotlights.
OPEN ENTRANCE PORCH
Exposed timbers with arch and wood bench seats.
16`7 x 13`2 (5.05m x 4.01m). Original brick floor, panelled staircase and central arch. Brick chimney breast with wood-burner and brick mantle. Exposed ceiling beams. Arch to cloaks area with coat hooks and shelf. Electric fuse box and meter. Understairs cupboard.
14`6 x 12`9 (4.42m x 3.89m). Double aspect with double glazed casement window looking south to garden and farmland. Cast iron original fireplace with wood bressumer. Exposed brick floor and tiled skirting. Exposed ceiling beam.
20`5 x 14`5 (6.22m x 4.39m). Triple aspect room with double glazed casement window looking to west garden. Double glazed oak door to garden to rear and 2 double glazed windows with superb views to open fields. Double glazed window to east. Open fireplace, cast iron hood and wood-burner, 2 exposed chimney breasts. 2 Double radiators. Wooden floorboards. Fitted shelves.
Open-plan KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
24`4 x 14`2 (7.42m x 4.32m). Magnificent open-plan oak frame kitchen/dining room, currently with table, with triple aspect and full height to its west end with large overhead double window. Further oak frame double glazed window looking to the garden and fields. 2 Sets of double doors, 1 to the recess to side and to rear garden. Brick cill. Superb oak frame. Terracotta tiled floor with underfloor heating. Oak kitchen with 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with single drainer, cupboards and drawer and fitted Bosch dishwasher under. Fitted Miele fridge. Corner cupboard with pull-out tray and pan drawer. Point for free-standing electric cooker with extractor fan and light within hood. Wall cupboard including shelves and glazed cupboards. Further worktop with open shelf cupboards and drawer. Space for fridge/freezer. Corner seating area. Exposed wall and ceiling beams. Recessed spotlighting.
Cloaks hanging space. Double stable door to garden terrace.
12`8 x 9`8 (3.86m x 2.95m). Casement window with secondary glazing looking to south. Stainless steel sink unit with double drainer, cupboards under and space and plumbing for washing machine. Worktop with drawer under and wall cupboard. Space for fridge/freezer. Radiator.
Window to garden. Low level w.c. Antique wide bowl wash basin.
Oil fired boiler with programmer. Fitted shelves.
20` x 17`7 (6.1m x 5.36m). Brick floor. Solar heating control. Overhead storage. Light and power. Storage shed.
Approximately 3 acres with Beech hedge to the front boundary and wooden gate to entrance path, circulating in brick to the south side and stone paving to the rear bordering lawned garden leading to corner point wall. Brick shed with dry stone wall to rear and having magnificent views across open fields. To the south side there is a porch with tiled roof and a brick walled patio for all-day sun with lawn surrounding. South and west crazy paved patio and brick path to garage and store. Sheltered brick terrace facing south. Outside water tap. Good size lawned garden leading to upper terrace and rustic pole fence bordering paddocks with 2 gates. West facing raised terrace with outside light and extraordinary views over a paddock and the river valley, returning to the rear with exceptional views. Raised lawned garden with raised vegetable beds. Separate gate access to large aluminium greenhouse 8` x 7` (2.4m x 2.13m). Gate to smallholding. 3 Paddocks with gates and fencing, all bordering open countryside. Stable with 2 doors and sheltered outside holding area, 19`8 x 12` (5.99m x 3.66m). Oil tank and solar panelling for solar water heating system.
DIRECTIONAL NOTE:- Landport Farm Road is just feet from the junction of Offham Road and the A275.
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.