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This property is currently Sold STC. However, register your details below and we will contact you if it becomes available again.

Solid hand built kitchen with flagstone flooring

Cloakroom

Study

Lovely sitting room

Master bedroom with en-suite

A further three double bedrooms

Bathroom/w.c.

Secluded and good size south facing garden

Double open fronted car barn with storage and room above

Quiet location

A delightful four double bedroom detached house with flint and timber elevations situated in a secluded position up a small lane within short walking distance of Wivelsfield mainline station, local shops and Manor Field Primary School. Blackstone Cottage is believed to date back to the late 1600's and in 2010 underwent complete redecoration and refurbishment plus an extension to provide spacious family accommodation throughout. This most handsome of cottages benefits from a good size secluded south facing rear garden, attractive double open fronted oak car barn with large useful storage area and living space above, solid hand built kitchen with wonderful flagstone flooring and a good size sitting room to the rear looking out towards the garden. The property is situated at the end of the small lane offering privacy and a tranquil setting, yet it is within easy access of all amenities. We would highly recommend an internal inspection of this fine character property that is rarely available. **No ongoing chain**

Burgess Hill has an expanding population of around 30,000 and benefits from a busy town centre and covered shopping precinct including a Waitrose, Boots and Iceland. There are plans for a major redevelopment project of the town centre in the near future. Out of town is a Tesco's Superstore and a Lidl. Local leisure facilities include the Triangle Leisure Centre, St Johns Park with its cricket pitch and tennis courts, a two screen cinema and a good variety of sports clubs. The town is ideally located for easy access to Brighton (10 miles) and London (40 miles). There is easy access to the A/M23 and Gatwick Airport approximately 16 miles away. There are two mainline stations Wivelsfield and Burgess Hill both with an excellent service to London (Victoria 55 mins) and Brighton (20 mins). Burgess Hill provides a good selection of schools including the highly regarded Burgess Hill School for Girls.

Solid oak door leading to large entrance hall with flagstone flooring, stairs to first floor, bespoke understairs cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine, stable door to rear garden, cloakroom, study with French oak flooring and window to rear and the good size triple aspect sitting room with a delightful wood burning stove, French Oak flooring and double glazed doors leading to the south facing rear garden. The beautiful handmade kitchen is finished with painted cream units and complimented with solid wood work surfaces, integrated appliances include fridge freezer, dishwasher and bin drawer, freestanding Belling range cooker, pantry cupboard, butler sink, cupboard housing wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler, flagstone flooring, exposed oak beams, two double glazed sash windows to front, chimney breast with open fire (not currently operational), small window to side and solid oak door to front.

Stairs with oak handrail and balustrades lead to the landing area with small high level window and hatch to insulated loft space. The master bedroom has two double glazed sash windows to front and en-suite shower room/w.c. There are a further three double bedrooms all having fitted carpet, double glazed windows and radiators. The family bathroom/w.c. is fitted in a white suite and has part tiled walls, airing cupboard housing 'Stealth flow' cylinder for high pressurised hot water and French oak flooring.

OUTSIDE

The front garden has two small lawn areas, flower borders and is enclosed by picket fencing, brick path to entrance porch which is part brick and oak construction with lovely York stone to sides.

There are double wooden gates leading to gravelled area with parking and an attractive double open fronted car barn with useful storage area and stairs leading to living space above.

A secluded and good size south facing garden which is predominantly laid to lawn, brick patio areas with dwarf walls, oak sleeper beds with flowers, oak and gravelled steps to lawn area. Garden studio which is insulated and contains power, two side access gates, outside tap, attractive garden well feature (no longer in use), and small seating area constructed from timber with side walls.

Council Tax: BAND E

Benefits: Double glazed windows, south facing garden, flat plastered ceilings, oak internal latch doors, French oak and flagstone flooring to ground floor modern electrics and gas central heating.

Directions: As you proceed along Leylands Road heading east towards Wivelsfield station just after the mini roundabout by Leylands Park the lane leading to Blackstone Cottage (41 Leylands Road) will be on your right hand side.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM DUFFY & COMPANY

Descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and NOT as a statement of fact. Please make further specific enquires to ensure that our descriptions are likely to match any expectations you may have of the property. We have not tested any services, systems or appliances at this property. We strongly recommend that all the information we provide be verified by you on inspection, and by your Surveyor and Conveyancer.

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Holding deposit - Capped at 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit Capped at 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - Capped at £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent - Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs or give the tenant the option to purchase themselves

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc - Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated in contract

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Property Redress Scheme Membership details - Membership No: PRS024899