Classic English architecture

Brook House.
Brook House.

A classic example of domestic English architecture, this stylish looking property is believed to derive from the Queen Anne period.

Idyllically located, set well back from a country lane with about 2.6 acres of garden, woodland and paddock, Brook house is grade II listed and requires complete modernisation.

It has an entrance hall, two reception rooms, a lean to conservatory, kitchen, store room, four bedrooms, bathroom, cellar, garage, electric heating, exposed ceiling timbers and braced oak internal doors throughout, garden, paddock and woodland of approximately 2.5 acres.

It is situated along a country lane in a rural location between the village of Framfield and and hamlet of Palehouse Common.

The nearest town is Uckfield about four miles to the west offering a range of shops, schools and facilities including leisure centre with swimming pool, cinema, cafes and restaurants, library and railway station with services to Croydon and London Bridge.

Haywards Heath is about 19 miles, Brighton about 18 miles and Gatwick Airport 24 miles approximately.

ENTRANCE HALL: Exposed timbers and staircase to first floor landing, brick floor. On right hand side old Oak braced door (a feature throughout the property) to:

MAIN SITTING ROOM: Large Georgian paned window overlooking glorious gardens, inglenook fireplace with substantial bressumer, concealed light, quarry tiled floor, exposed ceiling timbers, two storage radiators, wall lights, access through inglenook to store room.

LEAN TO CONSERVATORY: timber construction, door to garden.

STORE ROOM: with windows, storage radiator.

RECEPTION ROOM 2: Again, large Georgian paned window to front, fireplace with brick surrounds and oak mantel, fitted cupboards to chimney recesses, timber floor, storage radiator.

KITCHEN: Aspect to rear overlooking garden and fields beyond, brick floor, basic wall and base units and work surfaces, stainless steel sink with double drainer, electric cooker point, radiator, doors to rear garden, door cellar, door to access to bathroom and to:

Walk in PANTRY: with interconnecting access hatch to Store Room at rear of Inglenook with shelving and window to rear.

CELLAR: Steps down to cellar with wall niches, window to garden, light and power, concrete floor.

BATHROOM: Panel bath, wash hand basin, low level w.c., tiled spalshbacks, Cork floor, wall light, heated towel rail, windows to garden, storage radiator.

Stairs to FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Cupboard door to Roof void. Timber floor. Staircase to 2nd floor Landing, window to front.

MAIN BEDROOM: A lovely large bedroom with views over front garden, side and fields beyond, Oak floor, radiator.

BEDROOM 2: Large Georgian paned window to front, timber floor and ceiling timbers, cupboards and shelving to each side of chimney breast.

BEDROOM 3: Restricted head height either side of centre, radiator, window to front.

BEDROOM 4: Similar to Bedroom 3, window to front.


Entrance from lane leading to generous parking area.

Detached brick built garage with timber barn doors, area of light deciduous woodland.

Main garden area surrounding property to three sides with expansive areas of lawn.

Well with canopy at rear. Small pond.

Larger area of woodland and undulating paddock partially bordered by stream.

COUNCIL TAX: Band F currently £2,364.48 (10/14)

Contact Dixon Vince on 01825 765559.