Highgrove Hall lies in an elevated position in a semi-rural location on the outskirts of East Grinstead with outstanding views. and adjacent to the historic Bluebell Railway line between East Grinstead and Kingscote. The market town of East Grinstead offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities together with a mainline station close by. The property is also conveniently positioned for access to the M23 (6.6 miles), Gatwick (10.3 miles) and the M25 (10.6 miles). A wide range of state, private prep and public schools are also easily accessible.
Highgrove Hall is an unusual former village hall with extensive accommodation arranged over three floors, a large parkland garden and various useful outbuildings including garaging. There is potential to create further accommodation by re-designing the lower ground level, which has its own entrance from the courtyard and internal spiral staircase, which could accommodate a lift to all floors, if required.
The ground floor comprises a spacious entrance hall with doors leading to the kitchen/breakfast room which views of the courtyard and the garden to the rear with a range of wall and floor cupboards with tiled splashbacks, integrated Bosch fridge, freezer and dishwasher and freestanding 2 oven Aga. There is an external staircase with access to the courtyard and gardens beyond. The large double aspect drawing room with vaulted ceiling and deep inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner and exposed brickwork and a large picture window overlooking the garden. There are two ground floor bedrooms and a bathroom / shower room plus potential for a cloak room or larder. There is also a family room with double doors and steps down to the conservatory and out into the garden.
On the first floor is a principal bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and walk in wardrobe. There are two further bedrooms with far reaching views to the rear and a split-level family bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle.
The garden floor can be accessed via an internal spiral staircase from the drawing room or externally from the courtyard. From the courtyard a door leads into a lobby which leads to a split-level room with a cloakroom, a shower cubicle and plenty of storage and a further utility/storage area with recessed cupboards containing space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is potential for this area to be used to create further accommodation.
The driveway provides off road parking for several vehicles, leading to double gates which open onto a further parking/courtyard area at the side of the property, with access to the lower ground floor of the house There are various outbuildings and a large workshop/garage beyond, offering potential for conversion (subject to all necessary consents). The land is currently used as a well maintained extension to the garden but offers the opportunity to create paddocks. The property extends in all to approx. just over 4 acres.
TENURE & POSSESSION
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.
SERVICES (Not tested and therefore not warrantied)
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system. Gas fired central heating to radiators.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
All fixtures, fittings and chattels whether referred to or not are specifically excluded from the sale.
TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING
The property (notwithstanding any description contained in these particulars) is sold subject to any existing Town & Country Planning legislation and to any development plan, resolution or notice which may be in force and also subject to any statutory provisions or by-laws without any obligation on the part of the vendor or his agents to specify them.
Mid Sussex District Council – 01444 458166.
Council Tax: Band F - £2,359.37 (2023/24). EPC – E.
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Highgrove Hall stands out as a unique transformation of a former village hall, offering spacious living across three levels. Set amidst expansive parkland gardens, this property includes a range of practical outbuildings, including garages.