Picturesque home

Lewes property SUS-161204-091534001
Lewes property SUS-161204-091534001

The Old Vicarage is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within a 1,000 acre private estate.

The property is surrounded by picturesque and unspoilt countryside and lies to the north side of the village of Mountfield, with its 12th century parish church of All Saints and village hall. The attractive village of Robertsbridge, about three miles to the north, provides a range of amenities for everyday needs. Mainline stations can be found at either Robertsbridge or Battle with regular services to London (London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross in about one hour 20 minutes).

Understood to date from 17th century, with Georgian and Victorian additions, The Old Vicarage has attractive red brick elevations with grey headers and is part tile hung. Internally the house provides well-proportioned living accommodation of over 4,600 sq ft, arranged over three floors. There is excellent natural light and numerous period features throughout, including many traditional fireplaces, some inset with wood burning stoves, some exposed timbers, high ceilings, panelled doors and wood flooring.

Features of note include a good size kitchen/ breakfast room which has a tile floor, a generous range of cream fronted units with hard wood work surfaces, a Stanley range and doors to a conservatory. From the conservatory double doors lead to the garden and a south facing paved sitting area. The magnificent drawing room of grand proportions has a large south facing bay window and double half glazed doors opening onto the garden. The music room is situated to the far end of the drawing room. The sitting room also has a bay window and a fireplace with a wood burning stove. The dining room, situated in the older part of the house, has some exposed timbers and an open fireplace. The property benefits from two sets of stairs to the upper storeys where the spacious bedrooms and well-appointed bathrooms are located over two floors.

Price is £1,450,000. To arrange a viewing please contact Strutt & Parker Lewes on 01273 475411.