- Attractive central village location
- Stunning conversion of independent barn annex
Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to present this magnificent detached three-storey period house, originally a farmhouse. The property has a large front and 140ft rear garden, largely walled. The grounds include a pebbled driveway for many cars and a private courtyard with a superb newly converted barn/annex with an independent one-bedroom detached property including a superb shower room, double bedroom and an open-plan sitting/kitchen with a vaulted ceiling, as well as a separate gym/office and additional flint storage outbuildings. The farmhouse has magnificent period features with period beams, feature brick fireplaces, latch doors and exposed floorboards. The second floor has two staircases with a master bedroom suite with ensuite shower room and dressing room. There is a further large bedroom to the south-west side. On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms and a bathroom with roll-top bath, and shower room to the west wing. The ground floor has three reception rooms including a day room overlooking the rear garden and 23ft square period featured sitting room. There is a magnificent open-plan fitted kitchen/family room, also with brick fireplace including wood-burner. The ground floor has a large entrance hall with cloakroom and large utility room.
Ripe is a small, attractive and quiet village, very popular in the area. The property is right in the centre of the village, just a few feet from the community village shop and village cross. Ripe is in the heart of the Sussex countryside, easily accessible from the A26 close to Chiddingly and accessible to Uckfield and the Ashdown Forest, as well as to the south to the A27 Eastbourne/Lewes/Brighton road. The south coast is just 5 miles to Seaford with miles of beach and clifftops. Lewes is equally accessible with its historic centre, 3 superstores and independent shops, cafes, restaurants, cinema and mainline Railway Station (London Victoria 65 mins & London Bridge 90 mins). Glynde Railway Station is just 2 miles distant, with connections to Eastbourne, Lewes and Brighton.
ACCOMMODATION WITH APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS COMPRISES:-
MASTER BEDROOM (1) SUITE
21'3 x 15'3 (6.48m x 4.65m). Leadlight casement windows with magnificent view over the rear garden to open fields and far-reaching towards Chiddingly/Arlington. Double radiator. Exposed ceiling rafters. Recessed spotlighting and dimmer switch.
Dressing Room: 8'3 x 8'2 (2.51m x 2.49m). Hanging rails with shelves over.
Shower Room: 13'3 x 8'1 (4.04m x 2.46m). Picture window. Double shower unit with independent ‘drench' shower, mosaic tiled walls, double tray and glazed screen. Contemporary wash basin with mixer taps and mosaic tiled wall and solid wood base. Low level w.c. Recessed spotlighting. Oak wood floor.
Door to separate landing with stairs to Master Bedroom Suite. Exposed timbers and window looking to garden. Radiator. Double window to rear garden. Recessed spotlighting and dimmer switch. Balustrade and rail.
17'5 x 14'7 (5.31m x 4.45m). Double aspect room with east facing sash window and casement window looking to rear garden. Recessed spotlighting and dimmer switch. Arched door to secondary landing.
7'9 x 6'6 (2.36m x 1.98m). Window. Roll-top bath with Victorian style mixer taps, shower attachment and glazed screen. Savoy wash basin. Low level w.c. Dado wood panelling. Recessed spotlighting. Oak wood flooring. Radiator.
16'4 x 10'3 (4.98m x 3.12m). Leadlight casement window to front garden and the street. Double radiator. Recessed spotlighting and dimmer switch.
13'5 x 13'4 (4.09m x 4.06m). Leadlight casement windows to front garden. Wide period floorboards. Exposed ceiling and wall beams. Brick fireplace with wood bresummer and tiled hearth. Recessed spotlighting with dimmer switch. 3' (0.91m) deep walk-in wardrobe with wooden floor and recessed hanging area with latch door.
Medieval door and exposed beams with double aspect from Landing, looking to fields to the rear and village to south. Exposed brick chimney. Stairs to kitchen and second floor storage room. Recessed spotlighting.
Glazed shower cubicle with independent ‘drench' shower, mosaic and tiled walls. Heated ‘ladder' towel rail. Low level w.c. Wash basin. Recessed spotlighting.
16'2 x 14'4 (4.93m x 4.37m). Casement window looking to the front garden and the street. 2 Period exposed wood latch doors. Exposed ceiling and wall beams. Double radiator. Bookshelves. Brick fireplace with clay tile hearth and raised brick trim. 2 Wall lights. Understairs storage. Second stairway to Kitchen with beam shelf and fitted bookshelves.
Exposed brick chimney. Latch door to 23' (7.01m) depth insulated loft space. Easy access storage.
17'10 x 11'8 (5.44m x 3.56m). Casement window looking west to countryside. Exposed ceiling rafters. Recessed spotlighting. Hatch to insulated roof space. Dimmer switch. Single wardrobe cupboard. Double radiator. Latch door.
Stable entrance door. Solid slate tiles. Antique radiator. Double cloaks cupboard with oak doors and space over. Exposed ceiling and wall beams. Exposed brick and flint wall with fitted shelves. Thermostat. Deep fitted double cupboard with electric fuse box. Wall light.
Low level w.c. with wooden seat. Wash hand basin. Tiled splashback. Slate floor. Door to boiler cupboard with Vaillant oil fired boiler. Ariston hot water cylinder.
23'6 x 23'5 (7.16m x 7.14m), into bay window and chimney recess. Triple aspect room with picture windows to rear garden, bay window looking west to countryside and leadlight window to the front garden. Villeroy & Boch double Butler's sink with mixer lever tap. Granite worktops with drawers and cupboards under including hinged corner cupboard. Fitted Bosch dishwasher. Painted brick chimney. Falcon 5-ring Calor gas range with central burner, double oven and warming tray. Huge breakfast bar with oak top built around central wooden column with space for seats, cupboards and open shelves. Tiled floor.
Family area: Space for large table. Brick fireplace with huge oak bressumer. Brick walls and trim. Understairs cupboard. Door to second stairway. Antique radiator. Exposed ceiling beam. Tiled splashbacks/walls. Drop light. Spotlighting and over-unit lighting.
14'2 x 10'9 (4.32m x 3.28m). Casement window to rear garden. Butler's sink with lever mixer tap. Solid wood worktop with wooden cupboards and drawer under. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble-dryer. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Open shelves. Wood panelled walls. Double radiator. Dimmer switch. Door to dining room.
21'6 x 17'2 (6.55m x 5.23m). Double aspect room with 2 sets of leadlight casement windows to south facing garden and further to the east. Magnificent brick period fireplace with exposed brick wall and timbers including a huge bressumer, brick hearth and cast iron wood-burner. Exposed ceiling beams with wood exposed uprights. 4 Wall lights. Wooden parquet flooring. Recessed spotlights. Dimmer switch. TV point. Double radiator.
16'6 x 14'6 (5.03m x 4.42m). Double aspect room with magnificent French window to rear garden, window to east and sash window to south. Painted floorboards. Dado wood panelling. Brick fireplace with bressumer and cast iron fireplace. Recessed spotlighting with dimmer switch. Glazed door.
Approached by a brick arch and gate with flint and brick walls. Pebbled seating area with attractive pathway and brick wall to drive. Raised flint and brick bed. Central steps between 2 flower beds, open to south aspect with new hedge planting to south boundary for screening and access to pebbled driveway and timber gate, with Copper Beech planting to west. Outside lighting. Huge double driveway providing parking for several cars and access to annex barn and courtyard with outbuilding.
Stone paved patio with gate to courtyard and driveway. Pebbled and walled seating area with raised borders with sleeper walls. Espalier apple trees. Large stone seating terrace with central beds. Silver Birch and well stocked borders with flowers, shrubs and miniature trees. Large level garden with attractive brick boundary wall. Wall to front and flint wall to west. Garden Room 8'9 x 11'2 (2.67m x 3.4m), triple aspect with glazed roof and brick floor. Magnificent tree arch and shelter to rear garden section, also level with brick and bamboo fence to rear, 140' x 65' (42.67m x 19.81m).
Newly converted BARN ANNEX
25'8 x 16'2 (7.82m x 4.93m) overall.
Open-plan LOUNGE/KITCHEN: Superb fitted kitchen. Triple aspect with picture window to west, window and door to driveway, window and glazed door to courtyard to south. Large stone floor tiles. Exposed flint wall. Recessed Butlers sink and granite tops, wood style units with drawers and cupboards. Pull-out trays. Caple electric induction hob and stainless steel oven. Fitted Caple fridge/freezer. Stainless steel extractor fan. Wood splashback. Underfloor heating. TV point. Smoke alarm.
DOUBLE BEDROOM: 14'8 x 12'8 (4.47m x 3.86m). Double aspect with double glazed casement windows. Exposed ceiling beams. Wood bedhead with feature side lights.
Magnificent SHOWER ROOM: 13'2 x 8'2 (4.01m x 2.49m). Open double shower with glazed screen. Underfloor heating with tiled floor. Low level w.c. 2 Butler's style wash basins with brick tile upstand and granite tops. 3 Wall lights. Vaulted ceiling. Deep utility cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Double cupboard with modern hot water cylinder.
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