- Spacious and well-presented four bedroom detached family house
- Located on a quiet country lane in the sught after Burgh Hill
- In need of some updating
- Private mature gardens of approx. half an acre
- Double garage and ample off road parking
- Village amenities and mainline railway station approx. one mile
Forming a spacious detached family house set within approximately half an an acre of gardens, now in need of some cosmetic updating, yet comprising four bedrooms, two bathrooms, five reception rooms including an open plan kitchen/dining/sun room, off road parking and a detached double garage. All in a quiet lane within Burgh Hill. EPC Rating: E.
Larchwood forms an attractive 1930s detached family house, offering deceptively spacious accommodation of approximately 2500 sq.ft, to comprise four bedrooms, two bathrooms, five reception rooms. off road parking, a detached double garage and large rear gardens, totalling approximately an acre.
The house is in need of cosmetic updating, but has been a much loved family home for over 30 years. There are fabulous characterful touches, including fireplaces to both the sitting room and study, as well as an attractive covered veranda to the front elevation.
The property has been extended previously to include a potential annex to one side, and an attractive sunroom overlooking the rear garden and open to the kitchen/dining room.
One enters the property via the front door to an entrance hall with under stairs cupboard, with stairs to first floor and a door to the cloakroom comprising a WC and basin with three windows to rear.
There is an opening to the kitchen/dining room, and the sunroom beyond, forming a wonderful open plan space, with the kitchen area comprising a range of cupboards and drawers, with integrated sink, five ring gas hob with wide oven below, and a Stanley cooker, and space for other appliances.
It is open to the dining room with door and windows to the rear gardens.
The dining room is also open to a lovely sunroom extension with windows and French doors out to a raised paved patio onto the rear garden, and a large glazed roof and a wide opening through to a small library/reading area with ample fitted bookshelves and a further door through to a family room.
The family room has windows to side and front, and used to form part of a self-contained annex, and as such has a doorway to a side lobby, with a private door to the side garden, and was used as a private entrance. Off this lobby is also a small utility room.
The family room has a staircase that leads up to the first floor, leading to a bedroom and bathroom that could be self-contained. A further door from the family room leads to a front facing study, complete with window to front and a lovely fireplace with ornamental ceramic wood burner and a further door back to the entrance hall.
On the opposite side of the entrance hall is a lovely living room with an enlarged square a window to one wall with window and French doors to front leading out to the covered veranda with working fireplace.
The first floor landing has a window to front and access to the principal bedroom with windows to front and side and a former fireplace and ample space for an en-suite subjects to personal requirements.
Adjacent is the family bathroom, comprising a bath, walk in shower basin and WC with towel rail and window to rear.
To the front is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobe shelving, and a sink unit, plus a rear bedroom with an airing cupboard to one side and a further door to the second landing, leading to a bedroom with windows to front and rear, fitted wardrobes, and an adjacent bathroom, comprising bath, basin and WC with a Velux window to rear.
Outside, the house is well screened from the quiet lane with tall hedging a pedestrian gate to the front, and vehicular gates to the driveway, providing off road parking for three to four cars and access to the detached, double garage.
The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn, with the attractive covered front path to the front door. There's a path to the side of the property, leading to the side door.
The rear garden is substantial, with mature trees, hedging and flowerbeds, completely fence and hedge enclosed. There is an expanse of lawn, behind the house with trees and shrubs forming a wooded lower part of the garden. The garden backs on to a footpath leading out into Park Wood, linking up to other footpaths.
Burgh Hill is on the periphery of Hurst Green, with Larchwood approximately one mile to the local school, playground and nearest shop.
Etchingham station is approximately one mile away with regular services to London and the coast. The town of Heathfield is within six miles with supermarkets and banking facilities, library and a range of independent shops and services.
The area is very well served with both state and public sector schooling and is within the catchment areas for the highly regarded Burwash Primary School and Heathfield Community College.
The popular National Trust property Batemans is within the village of Burwash, and the property is within striking distance of Bewl reservoir and Bedgebury Pinetum, as well as many other sporting and leisure facilities.
The coast between Hastings and Eastbourne is within easy reach, as is Beachy Head and the South Downs National Park.
Mains services connected.
Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax Band G.