6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale in Hassocks Road, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex
A Character Six Bedroomed Semi Detached Home, Situated Just To The East Of The Village High Street, Believed To Date From The Georgian Era (C.1830) With Spacious Accommodation Arranged Over Three Floors & With An Excellent Sized Walled Rear Garden Offering 13 Varieties of Fruit. The House Offers Immense Scope for Extension (STP) & is Within Easy Walking Distance of All Village Facilities & St Lawrence CEP School. Hassocks Station is Within 1.5 Miles Distant.
This delightful family home which brims with character, is named after the part of the Hurst which is mentioned in the Domesday Book as an area of common land known as ‘The Banky Field’. The elegant property is built of rendered brick elevations beneath a slate roof still retains many of it’s architectural features including fireplaces in most rooms, original doors, windows and a beautiful central staircase. The welcoming reception hall provides access to a delightful sitting room, dining room and study. There is a ground floor WC accessed via the study and a small conservatory. The kitchen breakfast room is accessed via the formal dining room with it’s wonderful full length French doors and has a gas fired Aga, walk in pantry and a range of cottage style cupboards and drawers and a vaulted ceiling.
On the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms and a generous sized bathroom/WC. The master bedroom having dual aspect windows and bedroom 2 enjoying delightful views over the rear garden. Three further bedrooms are on the second floor served by another bathroom and WC. Externally, the rear garden is surprisingly large for a property in the core area of the village and is laid mainly as lawn, with a lower area of garden sectioned off with summer fruits. Immediately the rear of the house is a courtyard leading to a beautiful shaded garden which was landscaped by award winning local gardener Julian Treyer-Evans. To the front of the house there is a shingled driveway providing parking for several cars which is surrounded by many perennial plants bushes and shrubs and a wonderful old Thruga tree stands over the entrance to the property.