Matterport 3D Showcase.
A stunning Grade II Listed home, built circa1580 and a fine example of an oak timber-framed, bay structured property with half clay tile-hung frontage.
Maberlys is located on the main High Street in the popular historic village of Cuckfield.
Please take your time to view the property in detail via the interactive Matterport tour.
You enter the home through an attractive closed oak porch. The main front door then opens directly into the incredible lounge with original exposed beams. The room’s focal point is the inglenook fireplace, fitted with a log burner with great draft, making this a perfect cosy room.
There is currently a fitted rug covering the entire floor in the lounge; however, the brick pavers remain in good condition underneath and could be exposed entirely if preferred.
There are two solid oak latched doors from the lounge leading to the kitchen and dining room areas. The dining room faces the front of the house and has engineered oak wood flooring. There is an attractive brick fireplace in this room that is not currently being used; however, it is not sealed and able to be used if desired. The dining room leads directly into the beautiful, fully fitted kitchen. There is a lovely free-flowing feel that connects each of the downstairs rooms.
The kitchen feature must be the AGA. A beautiful addition for warmth and versatility. The kitchen worktops are oak with an inset ceramic butler sink. All of the bespoke made windows and stable door face to the rear of the house affording gorgeous views over the private rear garden.
The first floor is accessed via a staircase from the lounge. On this floor can be found two well proportioned double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Access to the 2nd floor is via a set of oak stairs.
There is a further well proportioned double bedroom with part sloping ceilings, exposed timbers, and luxury en-suite bathroom with roll top bath on the second floor.
This bedroom has a beautiful elevated view over the rear garden with views of rooftops and Cuckfield beyond.
The house’s back door leads out onto a large patio area of red brick, including original flagstones. This space can easily accommodate a variety of outside furniture. There is a lean to wooden cladded shed/store to the left of the patio area, currently being used and plumbed as a laundry room.
The east-facing rear garden is approximately 100ft in length, is an oasis of tranquillity. The brick wall provides a lovely and private space with a mixture of lawn areas and mature trees. A brick paver footpath weaves its way through the garden leading to the home office.
The garden also features a bespoke built large lean-to store mid-way up the garden with cedar shingle roof tiles. It is fully insulated with substantial underfloor insulation and oak engineered flooring. There are electric outlets and a main light in this storeroom.
There is also gated private access to a passageway which leads to a public footpath (Twitten) where turning left takes you back to the High Street, and right takes you to the residential Mytten Close, which offers abundant additional parking to the house.
The detached home office with cedar shingle roof tiles is located at the end of the garden and is a significant feature of this house. It measures 12’8 x 9’4 with large windows and is ideal for two people to work comfortably. It has internet cabled from the lounge, several electrical outlet points, electric panel radiators and laminated flooring.
Cuckfield is popular with commuters as central London is accessible approximately 40-50 minutes via Victoria and London Bridge. Gatwick Airport is 20 minutes distance from Brighton and its coastline some 20 minutes away by train.
The village of Lindfield and Haywards Heath town are a short drive and provide a further comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities. Haywards Heath is well-positioned to link to three of the main local roads links; the A272 is less than a mile, the A23 (3 miles) and the M25 (22 miles). With all of its many amenities and attractions, Brighton is 16 miles away, and Crawley is 10 miles away. Gatwick airport can be reached in around 20 minutes to the north.
There is a variety of excellent schools in the local area, both state and independent. Holly Trinity CofE primary school and Warden Park secondary school are both just around the corner. St Joseph’s Catholic, Harlands, Warden Park Academy, and St Wilfreds primary schools in Haywards Heath are all within 2 miles. Ardingly College is only 4.5 miles away and is a very well respected independent boarding and day school that takes children from 3-18, including a very successful prep and sixth form. The independent Cumnor House and Great Walstead schools are also a short drive away. Oathall Community College (2.4 miles away) is a popular state secondary school, and Haywards Heath college (2.3 miles away) is a further education college that provides over 40 A Level and vocational courses. St Paul’s Catholic College is located in nearby Burgess Hill (2.87 miles away) and is a secondary school and sixth form college.
Cuckfield village has four pubs; The Talbot, Rose & Crown, The White Harte, and The Wheatsheaf. There are more places to eat and drink in the village with the Cuckfield Pantry, Tea room and Diner and Cuckfield Corner House Café, as well as the fantastic restaurants at No 1. Broad Street and the highly acclaimed Ockenden Manor Hotel. There are two convenience shops in the village, one being a Co-op store. The newly re-furbished village hall hosts activities for many of the clubs and societies that run in the village, including the Cuckfield Pre-school playgroup. The village has its own medical centre serving the local residents. The Cuckfield recreation ground is about a 3-minute walk from the house and is perfect for dog walking or for the kids to kick a football around. It has various sports pitches and tennis courts regularly used by the villages football and tennis clubs. There is also a children’s playground and paddling pool, and the pavilion here opens as a summer café. The annual bonfire and firework display is also held at the recreation ground and is a huge event in the village’s calendar, drawing huge local crowds. Many footpaths radiate out from the village to the surrounding countryside providing numerous delightful walks. Further leisure activities in the local area include golf at the many surrounding golf courses, sailing/water sports on Ardingly reservoir, the famous South of England Showground with its many events, and three National Trust gardens (Wakehurst Place, Sheffield Park and Nymans) are all within the local vicinity. The Bluebell Railway is 9.3 miles away and runs steam locomotive journeys on its 11-mile line between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead.
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