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Slugwash Lane, Wivelsfield Green, West Sussex

Price £1,450,000

5 Bedroom Detached House

Ref: 14300_28404932
A unique property with the potential to run a 'lifestyle business' by way of a riding school, Kennels and Cattery or holiday homes (subject to the relevant permissions and redevelopment). Approached via a quiet country lane, this unique 3/4 bedroom, 2023 sq ft, detached property with a detached 1614 sq ft (TBV) 1 bedroom annex, swimming pool, extensive equestrian facilities, Kennels and Cattery is set in approx 6.2 acres (unmeasured TBV) and is situated in the exclusive semi-rural location of Wivelsfield Green enjoying views towards the surrounding countryside and farmland. The main house sits in its own grounds of approximately half an acre and has a 36' x 16' (TBV) swimming pool along with a summer house, pump house, potting shed and storage shed. The original part of the main residence dates circa 1729 and has been significantly extended. The original charm and character of the building is most evident in the 21ft (TBV) living room and separate snug which both show case a number of exposed beams and timbers and a beautiful inglenook fireplace to the living room. A 35ft (TBV) reception room currently used as a living/dining room is a particular feature providing versatile family space. There is a ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower room and furthermore a study with en-suite shower room that could be used as a second ground floor bedroom. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a 19 ft (TBV) fitted kitchen with space for appliances and remote control log effect Calor gas fire, downstairs WC, utility room, rear lobby and an impressive entrance hall. To the first floor are 2 further dual aspect bedrooms, each with elevated views over the garden, Slugwash lane and the surrounding countryside and a family bathroom. The 1 bedroom annex is on a separate propane gas heating system, has a rental income of �950 pcm (TBV) and offers a triple aspect, modern fitted kitchen with cooker, integral fridge, integral freezer, washing machine, a ground floor, dual aspect bedroom, a shower room and a first floor, dual aspect living room with vaulted ceiling and elevated views over the surrounding farmland and countryside. The annex is double glazed and has a modern gas fired boiler. Once run and highly regarded as a successful riding school the livery is still extensively equipped. The equestrian centre has a livery yard with direct access from Slugwash Lane and is comprised of; 15 stables with separate feed and tack rooms, a range of outbuildings including a hay barn, tractor store and storage units as well as a 40m x 20m floodlit sand school/arena and horse walker. There are grounds and paddocks extending to circa 6.2 acres which are well maintained and there is an excellent network of local bridleways which provide fabulous hacking in the immediate vicinity. The kennels and cattery operate from a superbly fitted purpose-built premises which has been extensively improved by the current owners. Each kennel is individually heated and has an inner and outer kennel area. Outside of the kennel block are five secure grassed runs in which the dogs can run free. Additionally, there is a separate block of three large kennels. The kennels are licensed for 30 dogs. The cattery unit was installed in 2009 and is licensed for 22 cats in double and family sized units. There is also a fully fitted and equipped pet food preparation, grooming room and washing-up kitchen area. Agents notes; we have been advised that additional land can be rented from local landowner. EPC rating D. Wivelsfield Green is 13 minutes by car (TBV) from Haywards Heath mainline railway station which offers regular trains to London including Charing Cross (1hr 10) and London Victoria (45 mins). Both Haywards Heath and nearby Burgess Hill offer a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities. The Sussex Border Path runs alongside the property which provides many walking and hacking opportunities. There are a num... Read more
Detached 3/4 Property In 6.2 Acres (TBV) Exclusive Semi-Rural Location
Potential for a 'Lifestyle Business' Extensive Equestrian Facilities
Kennels And Cattery 4/5 Reception Rooms Including 35ft (TBV) Living/Dining Room
1 Bedroom Detached Annex (Circa £950 pcm) Swimming Pool
Beautiful Views of Surrounding Farmland And Countryside Ample Off Street Parking

Lewes Estates

Lewes Estates

52 High Street


East Sussex


United Kingdom

Tel: 01273 477377

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