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Staplefield, West Sussex
Guide price £425,000 | 3 bedrooms

Property features

• Detached house requiring updating and refurbishing
• Close to village green
• 2 Reception rooms
• Kitchen with separate utility
• 3 Bedrooms
• Family bathroom & cloakroom
• Front and rear garden
• Attached single garage with driveway
• Small area of woodland
• In all extends to approx 0.721 acres (0.292ha)

On the instructions of The Royal Borough of Greenwich.



VIEWING

Strictly by confirmed and accompanied appointment only with the sole agents; RH & RW Clutton Tel: 01342 410122. Please do not block the school entrance or drive and park in the road outside.



SITUATION

The property lies just within the conservation area of the village, close to the historic village green and cricket pitch and well known public houses at either end. Handcross with good facilities and on/off connections to the A23 is 1.5 miles, Haywards Heath (with its main line station) 5.5 miles, Pease Pottage (and northern link to the A23/M23) 3.6 miles, Gatwick Airport 11.4 miles and Brighton 17 miles. There is a good range of local schools, historic gardens and other local points of interest readily accessible, together with sporting facilities at Haywards Heath.



DESCRIPTION

The property is set back down a private entrance drive (leading to Brantridge School and over which a right of way will be granted). Built of brick under a tiled roof the front door opening into a hallway with a cloakroom off to the side. A large living room at the end has a door to the garden and sliding doors back into the dining room. The adjoining unfitted kitchen has a connecting hatch and leads out to a rear lobby with a utility area and a door into the back garden and the garage.



On the first floor are 3 good sized bedrooms, a family bathroom and an airing cupboard.



OUTSIDE

To the side of the house is a linked single garage and in front a small lawn area. A larger garden lies to the rear of the property which is totally overgrown with a small area of woodland to the side including rhododendrons, oak, yew and sycamore. The whole extends to approximately 0.721 acres (0.292ha)



Note: The property is in need of substantial refurbishment and the rear garden needs reinstating. There are believed to be asbestos containing materials in the property, namely the soffits, the Utility Room ceiling and the downstairs WC cistern. An updated management report for information only is available for inspection however purchasers must satisfy themselves on the extent of this.





TENURE AND POSSESSION

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion with a right of way to be granted over the first part of the entrance drive.



The Title is unregistered.



FIXTURES AND FITTINGS

The property is offered in its present condition and as seen and inspected.



SERVICES (not tested and therefore not warrantied)

Mains water, electricity and pumped drainage have previously been connected to the property and heating was to an oil fired central heating system. It is suggested all are in need of overhaul.



LOCAL AUTHORITIES

West Sussex County Council (01243 771100)

Mid Sussex District Council (01444 458166)



Council Tax Band E (£2,187.67 - 2019/20)



EPC Band 'F'



NOTE

The vendors reserve the right to proceed to an informal tender to close the sale.



PLAN

The plan and stated areas are for identification and information purposes only and potential purchasers must rely on their own investigations.



DIRECTIONS (RH17 6EG - Entrance to Brantridge School)

From the north come down to Handcross (exit A23 at Pease Pottage) proceed through the village, take the left fork onto B2114 (sign posted Nymans) to Staplefield. Follow down to the village and the entrance to Brantridge School will be seen on the right as you come into the village just before the Jolly Tanners Public House. Go into the school and the house lies immediately in front on the right.



From the south come out of Haywards Heath/Cuckfield on the B2115 Staplefield Road, pass Cuckfield Golf Course and follow the road to the right thereafter. Pass into Staplefield with the village green on the left and turn into the school entrance just before the Jolly Tanners Public House.
 

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