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Ashurst Wood, West Sussex
£1,450,000 | 5 bedrooms | 4.45 acres

Property features

• 5 bedroom detached house
• In need of modernisation and improvement
• Walking distance of village amenities
• Extensive gardens, greenhouses and garden store
• Private driveway and garaging
• Stables and paddocks
• In all extending to approx 4.45 acres (1.80 ha)

107 Maypole Road is tucked away on the edge of Ashurst Wood village but still within easy reach of amenities. The market town of East Grinstead is nearby and offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities together with a mainline station (Victoria and London Bridge). The property is also conveniently positioned for immediate access to the A22, M23 (7.7 miles), Gatwick (10.4 miles) and the M25 at Godstone (11.7 miles). A wide range of state, private prep and public schools are also easily accessible.

A truly stunning example of a characterful 1950’s family home which was extended in the 1970’s by the current owner to provide to 2,367 sq ft of accommodation with a wealth of interesting character features including exposed timbers and an inglenook fireplace. The property has been subject to extensions, alterations and some improvements over the years to include a recently replaced gas boiler and double glazing throughout. The house is in need of modernisation and the versatile accommodation offers an excellent opportunity for a new owner to refurbish and style their own home. The garden, which is a must see for keen gardeners, has been meticulously planned and lovingly maintained over the years.

The entrance porch leads into a large hall with quarry tiled floor. The kitchen, which also has a quarry tiled floor, has a range of solid oak Poggenpol fitted wall and floor units with a built in electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over and an integrated dishwasher. A small lobby leads onto the conservatory which overlooks and leads to the picturesque gardens. The generous drawing room forms part of the extension and boasts wooden floorboards, a large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and also has a pleasant view and direct access to the garden. There is a separate dining room opposite the kitchen, and a family room with parquet flooring and a wood burning stove which overlooks the private front garden. A cloakroom, with space and plumbing for a washing machine completes the ground floor accommodation. A staircase from the entrance hall rises, with a half landing window, to the first floor landing which has a generous storage cupboard, a separate airing cupboard and a window looking towards the land and stables. There are 5 good sized bedrooms on the first floor, two with fitted wardrobes and three with elevated views over the garden or towards the stables and land. There is a large, four piece bathroom suite.

The property is tucked away from Maypole Road with garaging and a driveway providing parking for several cars. The front garden is well stocked with various shrubs and trees and gives side access to the large garden which is predominantly to the side and rear of the property and is a particular feature for keen gardeners. The garden has been thoughtfully curated with a number of mature shrubs and trees all thoughtfully planted to create a magnificent manicured garden with walkways, two wells, a well-established pond and area of woodland. A signal box, acquired from Lingfield Station, is situated at the far end of the garden is an interesting feature which could be utilized for various purposes. There are 3 greenhouses and a garden shed. A five-bar gate at the rear of the property allows access across the shared access track to the land and stables. In all extending to approx 1.07 acres (0.43ha).

The land and stables are approached via an unadopted track leading from Maypole Road. A five bar gate leads to a hard standing area where there are various outbuildings providing 4 stables one with a hayloft over, tack room, a field shelter and a large open barn. The land is divided into four paddocks by post and rail fencing. In all extending to approx 3.38 acres (1.36ha).

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

SERVICES (Not tested and therefore not warrantied)
Mains electricity, gas, water and mains drainage. The central heating system is gas fired to radiators. Solar panels are linked to heat the hot water. The stables have electricity connected and there is a water supply which is currently switched off.

All fixtures, fittings and chattels whether referred to or not are specifically excluded from the sale. All garden statuary, ornaments and garden benches are excluded.

The attached plan is for identification purposes only. The land and the stables will only be sold separately should the buyer of 107 Maypole Road not be interested in them.

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.

DM/17/1143 There is lapsed planning consent for a 3 bedroom bungalow with its own driveway in the garden of 107 Maypole Road. Further information is available from Mid Sussex District Council’s planning portal.

The owner will want to retain an overage for any change of use on the land to the north of the house.

Mid Sussex District Council – 01444 458166.
Council Tax: Band E - £2,762.70 for 2024/25. EPC – D.

Equestrian property. A characterful 5 bedroom detached house in need of modernisation with spectacular gardens and adjoining stables and paddocks. In all extending to 4.45 acres (1.80ha).

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