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Potato Lane, Nr Glynde, East Sussex

Price £1,650,000

6 Bedroom Detached House

Ref: 14300_28464201
Set in an idyllic, private, semi rural location down a country lane, Ashton Green Cottage is dated circa 1886 and occupies a stunning, enviable position amidst mature gardens and grounds. This beautiful detached cottage of 3150 sq ft (TBV) boasts 6 bedrooms (2 with en-suite facilities) was formerly part of Glyndebourne Estate and has been extended, modernised and beautifully refurbished by the existing owners. Set within close proximity of the Downland village of Ringmer backing open farmland this family home further enjoys an outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts and detached double garage with attached store. Approached via double wrought iron gates and an impressive driveway the wonderful location, charm and character of the exterior of this property is immediately evident and extends to the interior. Not so typical of a property of this era are the architectural features that have been preserved and added. At the heart of the ground floor accommodation is a 32 ft triple aspect kitchen/dining/day room that extends and opens into the garden. An elegant fitted kitchen with marble worksurfaces and space for appliances forms part of this superb family and entertaining space whilst the expansive dining/day area is filled with natural light by a large double glazed sky lantern, large picture windows to the rear and tri-folding doors to each side. Equally the triple aspect living room is no uniform space with a double height vaulted ceiling, patio doors to the rear garden and windows to the side and front enjoying views of the South Downs and over the gardens respectively. Centred around and an open fireplace to the side a wrought iron Victorian style spiral staircase rises up to a mezzanine area adding further architectural interest to this already impressive room. Downstairs there is a snug with open fireplace, utility room, boot room and downstairs cloakroom. Completing the ground floor accommodation is an impressive entrance hall with wood burning stove and a triple aspect bedroom which benefits from a private en-suite shower room. Upstairs the master bedroom suite encompasses the mezzanine area and a luxury en-suite bathroom with classical white suite, including roll top claw foot bath. The master bedroom enjoys countryside views notably from a pretty little low level picture window enabling views of the South Downs whilst in bed, cast iron fireplace and fitted storage cupboards. Completing the upstairs accommodation are 4 bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom. The gardens that surround this property and back farmland are a particular feature and offer privacy, seclusion and wonderful countryside views. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn, planted with numerous mature trees including willow and oak, further specimen fruit trees and a grape vine. Completing this idyllic setting is a little wooden footbridge which marks the site of a winter stream. Agents note: Oil fired central heating. Double glazing. Bio digester for the waste water and an air sourced heat pump heats the swimming pool. EPC rating E. This property is located within close proximity of the popular Downland village of Ringmer which offers a shopping parade, schooling for primary and secondary ages, two Public Houses, GP surgery, pharmacy and lots of community based activities and services. The beautiful village of Glynde lies 2.5 miles distant. This stunning quintessentially English village is revered for being the home of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, It is said that the Tudor manor house can lay claim to being the home of English opera. Opened in 1934 by John Christie, Glyndebourne Opera House thus began a programme of operatic excellence that draws visitors from across the globe. The historical County Town of Lewes is approximately 3 miles distant. Lewes is the county town of East Sussex and Lewes mainline railway station offers a fast train service to London Victoria (approx. 1hr 10 mins). The A27 li... Read more
Beautiful Detached Country Home Enviable Semi Rural Location
Stunning Countryside Views Architectural Features
32 ft Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Day Room 2 Reception Rooms
6 Bedrooms & 2 Luxury En-Suites Luxury Family Bathroom
Utility Room, Boot Room & Ground Floor Cloakroom Gardens, Grounds & Orchard

Lewes Estates

Lewes Estates

52 High Street


East Sussex


United Kingdom

Tel: 01273 477377

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