£2,250,000

5 Bedroom, House | Highlands Lane, Chiddingly Place

The Manor House is a truly impressive restoration of an ancient Manor House on the edge of the picturesque village of Chiddingly which is surrounded by scenic countryside.

With views over its lovely southerly gardens to the South Downs this detached property is listed Grade II and affords very generous accommodation ideal for family use. The restoration has preserved and enhanced fine period detail. Luxurious kitchen and bathroom fittings bring a modern styling to the property without compromising the fine period character of this landmark property which represents a very rare opportunity in this picturesque corner of Sussex.

Key Features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Receptions

Property Description

  • Entrance Hallwith radiator and opening into the
  • Spacious Inner Hall: 6.22m x 4.57m (20'5" x 15')approximate maximum L shaped measurements, used as a snug with a log burning stove, 2 radiators, handsome stone flooring, built in cloaks cupboard.
  • Sitting Room: 5.36m x 4.88m (17'7" x 16'0")including the depth of the wide Inglenook style fireplace with log burning stove on a wide stone hearth, radiator, oak flooring, lovely garden aspect.
  • Spacious Study: 5.18m x 4.11m (17' x 13'6")with double aspect, handsome Georgian style fireplace flanked by floor to ceiling book shelving, radiator, oak flooring and door to a garden terrace.
  • Dining Room: 5.18m x 3.40m (17' x 11'2")with fine stone flooring, radiator, shelved cupboard and door to the terrace.
  • Spacious open plan Family Dining Room: 14.22m x 3.78m (46'8" x 12'5")commanding a fine southerly aspect over the formal gardens and arranged in 2 areas with the kitchen area luxuriously equipped with extensive range of polished marble working surfaces with drawers and cupboards below, inset double butler style china sink with mixer tap, integrated appliances include the electric fired large Aga with 3 hot plates and 5 ovens below, additional brushed steel finished Wolf oven with 4 ring gas hob over and matching Wolf micro combination oven, space for American style refrigerator, range of floor to ceiling deep cupboards housing the Worcester oil fired boiler and pressurised hot water cylinder with range of additional shelving and storage space, radiator, door to garden, fine stone floor. Dining Area with under floor heating, range of fitted cupboards and oak framed casement doors give access to the southerly garden.
  • Utility Room: 3.80m x 3.25m (12'6" x 10'8")approximate maximum L shaped measurements, equipped with stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer, deep storage cupboard.Separate wc with low level suite and wash basin. Access via an oak framed window to the arched undercroft with accesses the courtyard style garden.
  • -The elegant staircase rises from the entrance hall to the Galleried Landing with radiator.
  • Master Bedroom Suite comprising Bedroom 1: 5.70m x 4.11m (18'8" x 13'6")commanding a fine double aspect including southerly views toward the downs, range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, walk in wardrobe cupboard, 2 radiators and a feature period style roll top bath on ball and claw feet in one of the window recesses and door to
  • en suite Shower Roomwith large shower with multi jet shower system, wash basin, low level wc, radiator, fine southerly view to the downs.
  • Bedroom 2: 4.67m x 3.84m (15'4" x 12'7")with southerly view to the downs, radiator, wardrobe/storage cupboard and door giving access to the loft staircase leading to the loft space above.
  • Bedroom 3: 5.28m x 4.10m (17'4" x 13'5")with radiator (this room is currently temporarily partitioned to provide 2 separate bedrooms).
  • Spacious Family Bathroomwith roll top bath on art deco style feet, wash basin, low level wc, bidet, shower unit with wall mounted shower fittings, tiled floor and the intriguing remains of a fine period fire surround (sealed).
  • Two Luxurious Guest Suite Bedroomsapproached separately from the inner hall comprising:
  • Ground Floor Bedroom 4: 4.78m x 3.96m (15'8" x 13')excluding the depth of the fine arched fireplace (sealed), oak flooring with under floor heating, double aspect and door to garden.
  • Spacious en suite Bathroom: 3.96m x 3.66m (13' x 12'0")with roll top Victorian style bath on ball and claw feet with mixer tap and hand shower attachment, wash basin, low level wc, handsome fireplace (sealed) stone flooring with under floor heating.
  • First Floor Bedroom 5: 5.66m x 3.96m (18'7" x 13')commanding a fine double aspect, arched fireplace recess, radiator, oak flooring with under floor heating, large Dressing Area with extensive range of built in wardrobe cupboards, radiator, oak flooring with under floor heating and door to
  • Bathroomwith spa style corner bath with wall mounted shower fittings and shower screen, wash basin and low level wc, fireplace surround (sealed), radiator.
  • OutsideThe Manor House is set within a lovely gardens and grounds which mainly flank the property on its north, south and west elevations and extend, in all, to about 2 acres. The principal area of formal garden flanks the southerly elevation and is beautifully landscaped with a wide stone terrace commanding views toward the downs. Part of this garden is arranged as a formal walled and lawned garden with topiary and it opens into an attractive area of kitchen garden flanked by the Potting Shed. Of the east side of the house is a courtyard style garden with access from the dining room and study. To the west of the house is a large lawned garden with a wide stone terrace which is flanked by a large brick and tiled and timber clad Garden Store. From here there is gated access to the open Heritage style oak framed Double bay Garage and large Garden Store and a concealed oil storage tank for central heating. A Greenhouse is situated within a secluded corner of the garden as well as a brick and tiled built Gazebo. Beyond the large lawned garden is the Woodland Paddock which, we are advised extends to about 1 acre. This picturesque part of the property has been planted for wild life conservation and contains a diverse variety of deciduous trees. To the north of the lawned garden is a small area of woodland with a natural duck pond which adds to the picturesque aspect of the delightful garden setting.
We have not carried out a structural survey nor checked boundaries or tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and cannot guarantee that they are in working order or fit for their purpose. All photographs, measurements, floor plans and distances referred to are given as an approximate guide only and should not be relied upon. Measurements indicate the approximate maximum dimensions of any room and can include window bays, wardrobe cupboards and recesses. We have not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property and we give no warranty in respect of covenant, lease details or outgoings.