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Sussex dream home - Oldfield

PUBLISHED: 12:10 16 September 2014 | UPDATED: 12:10 16 September 2014

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Sussex boasts many beautiful and desirable properties. Here we pick two for your delectation. If you can afford it, either or both could be yours. If not regardless, it's time to dream!

Oldfield, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath - offers invited iro £1.5m

Oldfield is a fine seven bedroom grade ll listed 5,700 sq ft Georgian house of character. It is approached via high wooden gates standing in secluded grounds of almost 1.5 acres on the semi rural eastern outskirts of Haywards Heath. In addition to the main house there is a recently built garage block (1,500sqft) with four deep car bays and living space, which would make a wonderful home office or fitness suite, and to the north side of the house there is a former brick stable block used as a range of very useful store rooms. The main house has five reception rooms, a family sized kitchen/living area with doors out to the rear terrace, a very large utility room, a boiler room and a cinema in the basement. The first floor has master and guest bedroom suites, a third family bathroom and five further big double bedrooms. The house and various outbuildings are versatile enough to be adapted to create a large annex and wings for an extended family or staff. The gardens have been beautifully laid out with large expanses of lawn, an orchard, deep colourful borders and beds with many mature trees and hedges. Behind the garages there is a professionally laid out vegetable garden with a state of the art glass house. Although located on the edge of town, (you can walk to the local store for the Sunday papers in 10 minutes and the Snow Drop Inn is even closer), the house is near some glorious countryside, making this the perfect position.

Jaime Wallden the Senior Director of Mansell McTaggart says: “this really is the perfect family home with stunning gardens, and the previous owner had spared no expense when he created the dream ‘man cave’ in the garage buildings, where there is enough room for several big boys toys, and as there are plenty of other outbuildings you won’t have to share it with the kids - I could live here!” The house is now offered with no onward chain by clients Banner Homes, who have consent to build 12 substantial homes on big plots in the paddocks beyond the house. Once built, these will not impact on Oldfield and its gardens.

01444 456431; www.mansellctaggart.co.uk

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