Guide Price £650,000
Croft Lane, Henfield, West Sussex
A Delightful LATE VICTORIAN House in a SOUGHT AFTER LANE with Charming Accommodation Offering Many PERIOD FEATURES and Being within a Short Walk of the Village High Street
The Manse is situated in the heart of Henfield village which has a vibrant community with a High Street of shops and inns together with churches, library, leisure centre, modern medical centre and primary school. Mainline stations are available at Hassocks, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath and Brighton, whilst the A24 and A23 are easily accessible giving access to the M23 and Gatwick Airport. There are a number of popular private schools within easy reach such as Hurstpierpoint College, Burgess Hill School For Girls and Lancing College. Theatres are available at Brighton and Chichester whilst there are excellent sporting and recreational facilities in the area including golf at Singing Hills, the Dyke and Mannings Heath, show jumping at Hickstead, racing at Goodwood, Brighton, Plumpton and Fontwell, whilst the South Downs National Park provides many miles of beautiful walks and bridle paths. the coast is about 8 miles distant.
The property offers a well appointed layout over four floors and there are many delightful features including an open fireplace in the sitting room and a Rayburn in the lovely through kitchen/dining room. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms with some lovely views to be enjoyed from the house which has easy to maintain gardens.
VIEWING COMES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO APPRECIATE THIS CHARMING HOME
The property is entered via a lovely front door with stained glass panels and 'The Manse' engraved on a pane above.
The Entrance Hall has exposed floorboards, a feature arch and stairs down to a Family/Games Room which does have a double glazed window affording some natural light. The ground floor itself has three reception rooms, the first being a delightful Sitting Room which is a lovely bright room with a working open cast iron fireplace, double glazed bay window and exposed floorboards. The Dining Room has an ornamental fireplace with a built-in dresser to one side and a window overlooking the rear garden. There is a Study with a Utility Room off (with plumbing for washing machine) leading to a Cloakroom and also there is a Rear Porch. The Kitchen/Dining Room is a fabulous through room with a bay window to the front and French doors to the rear garden. There is a claret 'Rayburn' range providing cooking, heating and hot water. The kitchen is well fitted with a good range of base cupboards under Iroko hardwood work surfaces with inset pot sink, inset 'Bosch' hob, 'Bosch' oven and space and plumbing for dishwasher. There are matching wall cupboards, one having a glazed door and there is a plate rack. There is a built-in window seat with storage under in the bay and ample space for table and chairs.
From the Entrance Hall a period staircase leads to the first floor with Bedroom Three being off a half-landing. This bedroom is a lovely double aspect room with views of the Parish Church and access to attic via a drop down ladder. Off the main landing is Bedroom One which has a double glazed window to the front and an En-suite Bathroom with airing cupboard and access to boarded loft space. Bedroom Two is a lovely room with a double glazed bay window, a further window, a cast iron fireplace and fitted wardrobes. The Shower Room is a large room with fireplace and window with views of the Church.
A further staircase leads to a small top landing with a double glazed window with views and Bedroom Four which has a window and Velux window affording fine far reaching views towards Chanctonbury Ring and the North Downs in the distance.
There is a pretty front garden with wrought iron gate, railings and Victorian brick pathways. Large flower bed with ornamental tree and Camellia. The rear garden which opens out from the kitchen/dining room via French doors or from the rear porch offers a high degree of seclusion and has a sun terrace, pathway and lawns. There is a Summerhouse (8' x 10' with power & lighting), fuel store and a flower bed, outside security lighting and water tap, further paved area. Gate to Broomfield Road.
What The Vendor's Say - The house is incredibly convenient for the village and with a young family the accommodation being spread over four floors enables us to work quietly whilst the children are playing elsewhere in the house. The kitchen/breakfast room is also a great family space with doors onto the garden.
What The Agent Says - "The Manse is an exciting instruction offering very flexible accommodation with a great deal of character with lovely features such as a working open fireplace in the sitting room and a Rayburn in the welcoming kitchen/dining room. The property is a short and pleasant walk to the village and there are lovely views from the 4th bedroom"
- Character Entrance Hall
- Sitting Room with Open Fireplace & Bay Window
- Kitchen/Dining Room with Rayburn & French Doors
- Utility Room & Rear Porch
- Family Room
- Rear Garden with Summerhouse
- Easy Walk to High Street
- NO ONWARD CHAIN