Savills | Chelwood Vachery, Millbrook Hill, Uckfield, TN22 3HR | Property for sale
336.40 sq m
Guide price £1,150,000(€1,266,482)

Chelwood VacheryMillbrook Hill, Uckfield, TN22 3HR

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Gated community on the Ashdown Forest
  • Spacious, well-proportioned accommodation
  • Beautiful terraced gardens plus additional acre of grounds
  • Three bays of secure garaging
  • East Grinstead station 7.8 miles, Three Bridges 11.8 miles
  • Virtual tour available on request

Substantial house in a select private estate on Ashdown Forest.

About this property

  • A substantial family home offering generously proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors.

    Our clients are selling the major part of this beautiful home well-suited for family life, with a sitting room and dining room complemented by a gym and a breakfast room, plenty of space for storage, and six spacious bedrooms (one currently an office) and five bathrooms on the first floor. The full layout can be seen one the accompanying floorplans, please refer to them for an excellent overview of the versatile accommodation.

    The outside space offered is a particular feature of the property. To the rear is a fully enclosed garden cleverly landscaped into three distinct sections; closest to the house pretty, well-stocked flowers beds flank an expanse a lawn with space for table and chairs; a further lawn could be suitable for croquet. Steps lead down to the south west facing terrace and lawn which has space for a breeze house and barbecue, providing an ideal place for entertaining and eating al fresco whilst enjoying views over the neighbouring garden and Ashdown Forest.

    The property has the benefit a further 1.2 acres of private garden, accessed via the driveway and through a gate. This park like garden is mainly laid to lawn with a number of specimen rhododendron, flowering cherry and mature trees planted.
    To the front of the house is the three bay timber framed garage, which is approached via the shared driveway.

    About 1.44 acres in all.

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For me, one of the best points of this property is that it offers lots of space for a family, and could work as a lock up and leave.

Rohan VinesProperty agent

Local information

  • Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Ashdown Forest, within the select private estate of Chelwood Vachery, in a rural position in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ashdown Forest offers superb walks and off road riding (for which a permit is required). The property is rural yet not remote; Nutley offers a village shop, three restaurants, a church and primary school. The Red Lion pub at Chelwood Gate is a pleasant walk across country.
  • Comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities are found at Uckfield, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead or Tunbridge Wells. There is a vibrant cultural and arts scene in Sussex, with world-class opera at Glyndebourne, theatre at Royal Tunbridge Wells and the annual Brighton Festival presenting a huge programme of theatre, dance, classical music and literary events.
  • Mainline rail service: East Grinstead (7.4 miles, London Bridge/Victoria, from 57 minutes) or Three Bridges (11.8 miles, London Bridge/Victoria/St Pancras International, from 40 – 50 minutes).
  • There are many highly regarded schools in the area, including Nutley Primary School, Uckfield Community College, Cumnor House, Great Walstead, Brambletye, Michael Hall, Ardingly College, Brighton College and Roedean.
  • All distances and journey times are approximate.

Additional information

  • Agent's Note: There is an annual charge of c£800 covering maintenance of communal areas and drainage.
  • Services: Oil fired central heating. Main electricity and water. Shared private drainage.
  • Outgoings: Wealden District Council, 01892 653311. Council tax band Fi.
  • Directions: From Forest Row take the A22 south through the crossroads at Wych Cross; the track leading to Chelwood Vachery is on the right after about a mile and a half. Keep forward on the track and pass through the main gates to the Estate; turn right and follow the driveway down and around to West Wing.
  • EPC Rating = E