An attractive and spacious 6 bedroom country house set within c. 2.5 acres with beautiful gardens and various outbuildings. Thought to date back to the early 1600s, the older parts of the house have beautiful period features throughout including exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace. The house was most recently extended in 2010 to create a fabulous warm and welcoming family home.
A spacious kitchen / dining room with a range of fitted units, granite worktops, a granite island, an AGA, De Dietrick Oven and underfloor heating. There are double doors out to the patio area, and there is also a good sized utility room which adjoins the kitchen which also has a door out to the garden / patio area.
- There is a lovely family room which is part of the most recent extension which has a vaulted ceiling and Velux windows, this also has doors out to the patio area at the rear of the property.
- Downstairs there is also a further drawing room with exposed beams, inglenook fireplace and the original front door. Furthermore there is a dual aspect dining room which also boast exposed beams, and a separate study where there is an adjoining WC and separate cloakroom.
- Upstairs, on the first floor, there is a generous sized master bedroom with a dressing room and large, modern en-suite with a bath and separate shower. There are a further two double bedrooms on the first floor along with a modern family bathroom with bath and shower overhead.
- On the second floor there are three further bedrooms, 2 doubles and 1 single, and an additional family bathroom
Gardens & Grounds
Lyelands sits within a plot of c. 2.5 acres; the gardens are mostly laid to lawn with a small orchard to the southern side of the house. To the rear of the property there is a terrace and entertaining area which overlooks a beautiful lily pond. The property benefits from having a number of outbuildings including a workshop, two potting sheds (both of which have water and electricity connected) and kennels. Furthermore the front of the house overlooks another beautiful pond and adjacent to that there is a double garage.
Mains electricity & water, private drainage & oil fired central heating. EPC Band E.
Approached from Spronketts Lane, double iron gates lead to a long drive to Lyelands Farmhouse. The property is situated between Cowfold and Bolney, both of which provide easy access to the A23. Henfield village, 4 miles away, offers a wide range of shops,boutiques, supermarket, doctor’s surgery, Post Office and banks. There are also a number of particularly well regarded pubs and a hotel offering excellent food. There are good commuting links from the property, Haywards Heath station (6 miles away) offers a comprehensive commuter service to London Victoria in around 40 minutes. The nearby M23 provides good access to Gatwick, the M25 and the wider motorway network. Locally there is golf at Singing Hills, Pyecombe and Haywards Heath, racing a Plumpton and sailing at Brighton Marina and Shoreham Harbour. There are also a range of excellent schools in the area including a village primary school, The Towers Convent School, Burgess Hill School for girls, Hurst, Ardingly College and Worth Abbey.