CHARMING CHAILEY GREEN // April Cottage is located in the quintessential Sussex Parish of Chailey Green and dates back to the late 19th Century, and has retained a significant amount of character.
CHARMING CHAILEY GREEN // April Cottage is located in the quintessential Sussex Parish of Chailey Green and dates back to the late 19th Century, and has retained a significant amount of character. Comprising of unspoilt countryside views, 3 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms and a workshop/garage, this property also benefits from no onward chain!
CHARMING CHAILEY GREEN // April Cottage is located in the quintessential Sussex Parish of Chailey Green and dates back to the late 19th Century, and has retained a significant amount of character. Ideally located within a 12 minute drive to the historical town centre of Lewes, locals and tourists enjoy it’s quirky independent Shops, Antique Stores, Coffee Houses, Pubs and Bars, as well as the charity-run Cinema & Entertainment Hub ‘The Depot’. Lewes is serviced by Southern Rail across the coast and up to London Bridge & Victoria, making it a lovely spot for commuters. Nearby you’ll find some great country walks through Chailey Common, with several local pubs (The Eight Bells, The Rainbow and The Royal Oak at Barcombe to name a few) all in a short walk or drive.
This detached home features a dropped kerb and driveway to the side of the property, which is met by a large workshop/garage at the rear. The front door is located at the side of the house, decorated with a mature Wisteria overhead, which leads into a spacious entrance hall. The hallway offers plenty of space for hanging coats, features a double-winding staircase to the first floor, an under-stairs storage cupboard, door to the double-aspect living room and another door to the rest of the downstairs accommodation. The front living area, which is dual-aspect to the front and side of the property, offers a bright and airy room, fitted with feature double-glazed sash windows, a brick-built fireplace and chimney breast, and gorgeous views of the Grade II Listed Parish Church & WW2 Memorial opposite.
Across the hall is the rest of the downstairs accommodation, which comprises of a cosy library-come-office room, ideal for making into a snug/TV room or play room. Next door is the kitchen, which has a downstairs toilet linked to it. The kitchen is fitted with shaker-style kitchen cupboards in-keeping with the character of the property, ample worktop space with wrap-around units, space for a cooker and oven, undercounter white goods and an integrated sink and drainer. The dining area is located through a single door and is a great size for hosting in. Here, the room has been fitted with a skylight to maximise the natural light, with bi-fold doors to the rear conservatory room. Off the dining room is another door to the side, which accesses the workshop/garage. This could either be developed or extended to form part of the main house or works just as well as a useful storage space/workshop. The conservatory is a lovely space to relax in, with double doors out to the rear garden.
Upstairs, on the first floor, is the landing with storage cupboard, doors leading to all three of the bedrooms and the family bathroom. The largest of the three bedrooms is located towards the back of the property, and features a sizeable walk-through wardrobe before the bedroom, offering two fitted double wardrobes. The bedroom is dual aspect with views over the side courtyard and rear garden with countryside views.
The family bathroom is located next door, and is fitted with a traditional white bathroom suite, with shower-over-bath, sink and toilet. Bedroom Two is located towards the front of the property and benefits from a built-in storage cupboard. Bedroom Three is the smallest of the bedrooms with partial restricted head-height but can easily facilitate a single bed and bedroom furniture.
Outside, the east-facing garden is an impressive size with unspoilt views of the countryside at the rear and a secret garden located to the side. The main garden is turfed with mature trees and plants bordering the edges, a sunny patio area off the conservatory, and access to the front through the workshop. The ‘secret’ garden is located through a hedgerow and features a wonderful spot for Al Fresco Dining on a brick-laid patio, nearby to a raised walled pond.
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