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Offered for sale for the first time in 43 years is this charming three-bedroom detached cottage enjoying a rural setting amid attractive farmland and its own lovely gardens and paddocks. The former farm worker’s cottage has been extended over the years to include a single-storey side extension for the kitchen/utility room and offers excellent potential to further extend and modernise. Well presented throughout, the family home affords many period features including an attractive wooden fireplace and coving. The ground floor comprises two spacious reception rooms – a living room with bay window and a double aspect dining room with patio doors leading to the garden, as well as a kitchen/breakfast room decorated in a farmhouse style with a range cooker and adjacent utility room. A cloakroom completes the ground floor.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, each with fitted storage, and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a particular highlight with double doors opening to a balcony affording beautiful country views.
Wallage Lane is situated in a peaceful, yet convenient, rural location with the Worth Way footpath passing very close by. Crawley Down is approximately 1.6 miles distant and provides a range of facilities for everyday needs including a general store, pharmacy, newsagent/Post Office and a public house. Three Bridges Station is about 3.8 miles distant and provides a mainline train service to London (London Bridge in approximately 33 minutes and London Victoria in approximately 40 minutes). East Grinstead is around 6 miles distant and provides extensive shopping and leisure facilities, with a mainline station and alternative services to London. The M23 is within easy reach and provides fast access to Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network. There are a number of excellent schools in the area including Copthorne, Worth Abbey, Ardingly College, Handcross Park, Brambletye, Ashdown House, Cottesmore, Burgess Hill School for Girls, Great Walstead and Lingfield Notre Dame.
The property is approached over a farm track shared with six dwellings, however it is located at the end of the lane and receives no passing traffic. The plot enjoys a favourable position surrounded by paddocks and agricultural land, affording a peaceful setting and lovely country views. The driveway is private and accessed via a wooden five-bar gate leading to a hardstanding parking area in front of a single detached garage and open storage area/log store. Surrounding the property are charming cottage-style gardens including a parcel of lawn to the front stocked with a variety of flowering plants and a large lawn to the rear with a favourable westerly aspect. The garden is wonderfully secluded with hedges on three sides and also features a paved patio ideal for garden entertaining, a timber shed and two paddocks with fruit trees. In total approximately 1.291 acres.
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