£950,000 to £975,000. A remarkable detached 1930s five bedroom family home situated on the outskirts of the popular and historic village of Mayfield. This stunning home offers accommodation over 3000 sq/ft. and sits on an attractive plot of approx. 0.75 acres with direct access to Mayfield Cricket Club.
Set back from the road, a private driveway leads you to the parking at the front of the house with space for several cars. The pretty house stands proud with its attractive gable roofs, Tudor style frontage and ornate windows.
A covered front door opens into the spacious entrance hall, with attractive original parquet flooring setting the tone. There is plenty of space to kick off shoes and hang coats and doors at each angle open to the kitchen, dining room and one of the reception rooms.
First on your left is the kitchen, with eye-catching solid wood cabinets painted in olive green with chrome handles and solid oak work surfaces above. In addition, there is an island with fitted cabinets, space for breakfast bar stools and overhead pendant lights. A bay window at the front draws in light, with the butler sinks thoughtfully positioned beneath and with space for a dishwasher beneath. The kitchen includes a large range cooker with a fitted extractor above, and there is space for an American sized fridge/freezer. There is also the bonus of a fitted pantry.
Continuing along the entrance hall and beyond the kitchen is one of the reception rooms, currently used as a music/reading room and with windows to each side offering views over the gorgeous gardens. A door from this room leads you to the courtyard garden and downstairs cloakroom, while another door opens into the sunroom, which has doors to the garden and interlinks with the dining room.
The charming dining room is well proportioned, with gorgeous original flooring and an open fireplace. There is space for a large table and chairs, perfect for dinner parties and entertaining, whilst a window overlooks the garden and brings in natural light. A single door to the side and double glass panelled doors at the far end both take you to the hall.
The principal reception room completes the ground floor, again with vast proportions. Delightful wood flooring and a beautiful log burning stove both add warmth and character during the colder months. The impressive, exposed brick fireplace is certainly the focal point of the room. Its dual aspect nature makes it a sunny room throughout the day and allows you to sit back and take in the wonderful views of the gardens. Dual aspect windows to the front of the house and glass doors to the rear make the room light and bright.
Two staircases serve the house, with the main staircase leading you to the first four bedrooms and family bathroom. The second staircase leads to the separate annex bedroom and cloakroom.
The dual aspect principal bedroom is a fantastic size with stripped wood flooring and plenty of space for a large bed and the owner has made to measure wardrobes either side on the chimney breast. An en-suite ‘Jack and Jill’ bathroom with lovely, stripped wood flooring is also accessed from the landing and is comprised of a smart free-standing bath, separate walk-in shower, WC and wash basin and a wall hung modern heated towel rail.
The first floor offers another two further double bedrooms and single bedroom. Bedroom two is a generous double room at the front of the house with ample space for a large double bed, bedroom furniture and with a row of fitted cupboards. The third and fourth bedrooms are connected but could be made separate. These two rooms are currently used by the owner as a dressing room with made to measure wardrobes and handbag and shoe cupboards. Both bedrooms have windows overlooking the rear garden.
Completing the first floor is the beautiful family bathroom, with a stunning roll-top bath with a shower attachment sitting beneath the window, a walk-in shower, tall chrome heated towel rail, a WC and wash basin. The lovely family bathroom is finished with crisp marble effect tiling to the floor and walls.
Outside are the substantial well-kept gardens, with the plot in its entirety approx. 0.75 acres. A large expanse of lawn is perfect for sports and those with children and/or pets. Mature flower beds add colour to the garden, whilst a potting shed and solid wood greenhouse are a bonus for the green fingered! Adjacent to the greenhouse are an array of raised vegetable and herb beds.
A recently landscaped courtyard is quite the sun trap and a great spot for entertaining or enjoying a glass of wine of an evening. In recent years, the current owners have had a high-quality garden room built, which at present is used as a home gym, and a tool shed to the side.
At the rear of the garden is a separate secluded area and a private space, currently used as a fruit cage but would also be perfect as a quiet spot to simply take a book and read in peace. A second gate from this secluded area takes you straight to Mayfield Cricket club, where games are played and can be enjoyed.
Completing the garden is the swimming pool, partly installed by the current owners giving its next owners the opportunity to complete to their taste. The swimming pool structure is in place with the significant ground works already carried out. In addition to the swimming pool is a free-standing jacuzzi which can be left by separate negotiation.