Golf Club Lane, Piltdown, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3XB | Property for sale | Savills
3,150 sq ft(292.64 sq m)
Guide price £1,250,000

Golf Club LanePiltdown, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3XB

    Key features

    • Beautifully presented and thoughtfully extended
    • Ideally suited to family life
    • Outdoor swimming pool
    • Carport, workshop and off street parking
    • Haywards Heath station approximately nine miles

    Detached early Victorian cottage with garaging, garden and outdoor pool.

    About this property

    • Maple Lodge is pretty detached house, believed to date from the early to mid-nineteenth century with later additions; it has chequered brick elevations under a recently refurbished clay tiled roof and predominantly sash windows with some double glazing. The property is beautifully presented, and extremely well suited to family life. The floorplans give an excellent overview of the full extent and layout of Maple Park Lodge, and should be referred to as a comprehensive guide to the accommodation.

      The drawing room is of particular note; it is dual aspect to either side of the house and has a large inglenook fireplace set with a woodburning stove. It is complemented by a cosy family room, which could be used a study; the dining room is open to the kitchen, which is fitted with bespoke wood cabinets set under granite worktops. It is well-equipped with a seven burner calor gas-fired range stove with two ovens, two integrated dishwashers each sited either side of the double Butler sink, a central island offering a breakfast bar, and space for a fridge freezer. The dining room has plenty of space for table and chairs, and the adjoining conservatory gives access to the boot room, cellar and rear garden. A utility room and a cloakroom are accessed via the entrance hall and complete the ground floor.

      There are five bedrooms situated on the first floor, one with en suite shower room, and a family bathroom with a contemporary fittings including a freestanding bath and separate walk-in shower.

      The principal suite occupies the second floor; there is a dual aspect galleried dressing area with fitted wardrobes, an impressive dual aspect bedroom and a luxury bathroom with copper bath and walk-in shower.

      Maple Park Lodge is approached from Golf Club Lane via a gravelled drive, offering parking ahead of the detached outbuilding which comprises car port, bike store and workshop with power connected. The front door is set in the eastern elevation, sheltered by an impressive oakframed open porch.

      The gardens are laid out in distinct areas, with the main garden lying to the south of the house and planted with a range mature shrubs, fruit trees and flowers planted, with a sandstone terrace adjoining the house. The heated outdoor pool is surrounded by decking.

      To the north of the house is a spacious terrace giving access to the boiler room, with an elevated levelled lawn beyond, which could be laid out as kitchen garden. The house is well-screened to the north by mature hedging. In all, about 0.54 of an acre.

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    Local information

    • Maple Park Lodge is situated in Piltdown, a small rural hamlet offering a garage, a golf course, and two public houses. Piltdown in within the parish of the sought after village of Fletching (just under two miles) a pretty village with a primary school, cricket club, deli/village shop and home to the award winning Griffin Inn public house. There are a number of popular farm shops stocking local produce, including Denniker and Old Spot.
    • The larger village of Newick (three miles) offers further village amenities; comprehensive shopping is available at Uckfield (three miles), Haywards Heath (nine miles) and Lewes (nine miles).
    • Sporting and recreational activities are extensive: with golf at Piltdown, Lindfield and Haywards Heath, racing at Plumpton and Brighton, sailing at Weir Wood and Ardingly reservoirs and along the South Coast, and walking and riding locally including on Ashdown Forest and in the South Downs National Park. The renowned Glyndebourne Opera House is just east of Lewes and the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove (15 miles distant) has a thriving theatre culture, festivals and events.
    • Transport: Haywards Heath has regular fast train services to London Bridge/Blackfriars/Victoria. The A272 connects to the A22 in the east and the A/M23 in west, giving good access to Brighton, Gatwick airport (23 miles) and the national motorway network.
    • Schools: There is an excellent selection of state and independent school in the area including Fletching primary school, Chailey secondary school, Uckfield Community Technology College, Cumnor House, Great Walstead, Ardingly College and Hurstpierpoint College.
    • All times and distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Services: Oil fired central heating. Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.
    • Outgoings: Wealden District Council, 01892 653311. Council tax band F.
    • Directions: From Haywards Heath proceed east on the A272 through the villages of Scaynes Hill, Newick and into Piltdown. Pass the petrol station on the right hand side; Golf Club Lane is the third lane on the right. Maple Park Lodge is the first house on the right.
    • EPC Rating = D
    • Tenure = Freehold