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Eastbourne Road, Newchapel, LingfieldSold

Guide Price £1,200,000

Detached House | 5 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms |

Features:

  • Grade 2* Listed Stunning Detached Historic Period Residence Residence
  • Fabulous Sitting Room with Fireplace
  • Charming Dining Room with Inglenook fireplace
  • Tastefully extended and redesigned Kitchen- Dining Room
  • Hand-painted stained glass windows
  • Chadder & Co. family bathroom
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Numerous Character features including stained glass windows
  • Large enclosed private rear garden
  • Good access to the M25 & Gatwick

Property Description:

LOCATION
The property is situated under 2.5 miles from the Historic village of Lingfield which is centred around its picturesque pond. There are a good variety of local shops, restaurants, and village pubs. Lingfield all weather race course is close by and hosts a number of popular events, and there are excellent local walks and golf
course.

SCHOOLS
There are two local primary schools that at present are rated good by Ofsted. Lingfield primary school is just 2.5 miles away whilst Dormansland Primary school is just a further 4.1 miles distant. There are several secondary schools within 8.3 miles of the property, all of which are rated either good or outstanding by Ofsted. Imberhorne Secondary school is the closest state school and is rated outstanding.

TRAVEL
For the commuter Lingfield mainline rail station is approximately 2.5 miles away and travels to both London Victoria and London Bridge. The national motorway network can be accessed at J6 of the M25 motorway which is approximately 7.1 miles away and for international travel Gatwick airport is just 10 miles distant.

GROUND FLOOR
You enter the property through a spacious entrance hall, with plenty of storage/space for coats and boots. The generous sitting room is immediately off to your right hand side, with a feature open fireplace including a log burner & mantle over and striking 15th century plank screening. Further benefits include original features and being duel aspect. Off the sitting room you will find cloakroom and another reception room / snug which is currently used as a TV room but does also have a private office within.
The property has been recently extended by the current owners adding a spacious kitchen/diner onto the rear the property, with numerous integrated appliances. There is also a separate utility room which houses a washing machine and tumble dryer. The room benefits hugely from bi folding doors which go across the whole left hand side and a section of the rear wall allowing in plenty of natural light. The extension also incorporates the original kitchen which is now a useful third reception which can be utilized as a TV room/play room or home office.
The last room downstairs is the charming dining room which has a large inglenook fireplace with historic markings, oak parquet flooring and original stained glass window painted by the famous artist Earnest Heasman, who designed the windows for Worth Abbey.

FIRST FLOOR
Generous landing with three double bedrooms, all three of them overlooking the garden, one of which has a feature fireplace, and an original stained glass window.
The delightful Chadder & Co family bathroom is just across the landing and comprises of roll-top copper bath, separate walk in shower cubicle and marble wash basin.
At the end of the landing you come to the stunning & spacious master bedroom with open fireplace, exposed timbers and leaded light windows. There is a further landing giving access to a second bathroom comprising of a white suite with a tiled finish throughout and the fifth bedroom, there is a staircase which brings you back downstairs to the ground floor on the far side of the lounge. There is potential for this area to completely self contained as there is a external allowing access to driveway from the rear of the property.

OUTSIDE The property has a private gravel driveway for several cars, there is space to park at the front of the property and a gate which leads to the pond. The driveway follows down the right hand side of the house to further parking and a turning area.
Excellent large private level garden to the rear and the left hand side of the plot, sun terrace which can accessed directly from the bi-folding doors from the kitchen. The rest of the garden is laid lawn with fenced boundaries, there is also a pond that sits at the front of the plot which is securely fenced.

FAQ'S
* The earliest records show the property was built circa 1450
* Grade 11* listed
* Owners purchased the property in 2012
* Tandridge District Council. Council tax band G £ 2,800
* Private drainage via septic tank
* Living space approx 2906 sq ft
* Formal listing, Historic England: LOWLANDS FARM HOUSE, Horne - 120565
* Gas central heating - regular boiler with hot & cold water tank
tradintial radiators, electric storage heaters and under floor heating in kitchen
* Electrics tested and certifield in 2019

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