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Lewes Road, Forest Row
This quirky, eco-friendly, split level maisonette offers flexible, living accommodation in the tranquil village of Forest Row. Built with a design constructed to provide low running costs the property has three bedrooms. Lounge & kitchen on the first floor and a bathroom. Courtyard garden & parking
VIRTUAL VIEWING AVAILABLE! Homes Partnership is delighted to offer for sale this quirky, eco-friendly, split level maisonette, situated in the village location of Forest Row, in the heart of Ashdown Forest. The property was one of four maisonettes built with the intention of providing homes with low running costs and being environmentally friendly. There is a communal heating system with under floor heating, excellent insulation from weather and noise, and solar tubes on the roof which preheat water. The accommodation itself comprises an entrance hall, a bright and airy, dual aspect lounge with patio doors opening to a Juliette balcony, overlooking the courtyard garden, a fitted kitchen / dining room with built in oven and hob and a bay window to the front, a third bedroom / study and a wet room. Stairs lead down to the ground floor which has a door to the courtyard garden, two double bedrooms, each with a door to the courtyard and a bathroom fitted with a white suite. Outside the courtyard garden is brick paved and has stairs to the first floor where there is allocated parking. The property benefits from the tranquil and picturesque surroundings, but has bigger towns near by and easily accessible. We would urge a viewing to see if this unique property would suit your needs.
CANOPY PORCH Glass canopy porch. Front door opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL Stairs to the ground floor. Doors to kitchen / dining room, bedroom three / study, wet room and:
LOUNGE 13' 9" x 13' 6" (4.19m x 4.11m) maximum narrowing to 9' 10" (3m) approximate. Dual aspect with a window to the side and sliding patio doors opening to a Juliette balcony, overlooking the courtyard garden. Opening to:
KITCHEN / DINING ROOM 14' 3" x 11' 10" (4.34m x 3.61m) maximum into bay window, narrowing to 9' 7" (2.92m) approximate. Fitted with a range of wall and base level cupboards incorporating a one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, drainer in work surface. Built in oven and hob with extractor hood over. Integral fridge / freezer. Dual aspect with window to the side and bay window to the front.
BEDROOM THREE / STUDY 9' 9" x 7' 5" (2.97m x 2.26m) approximate. Window to the front.
WET ROOM Fully tiled with a wall mounted shower, wash hand basin and a low level WC.
GROUND FLOOR HALL Stairs from the first floor entrance hall. Under stair storage cupboard. Utility area with shelving and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to courtyard garden. Doors to both bedrooms and bathroom.
BEDROOM ONE maximum narrowing to 12' 1" x 9' 6" (3.68m x 2.9m) approximate. Fitted wardrobes with top boxes. Dual aspect with window to the front and door opening to the courtyard garden.
BEDROOM TWO 10' 6" x 9' 9" (3.2m x 2.97m) approximate. Dual aspect with window to the rear and door opening to the courtyard garden.
BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising a bath with shower over, vanity unit with inset sink, cupboards and a low level WC with concealed cistern. Opaque window to the front.
COURTYARD GARDEN Accessed via ground floor entrance hall and bedrooms one and two. Fully paved with drainage. Stairs to the parking area / front of property.
ALLOCATED PARKING There is allocated parking to the front of the property.
MAINS SERVICES Gas / Electric / Water / Drainage
TRAVELLING TIME TO STATIONS East Grinstead By car 9 mins - 4 miles
Kingscote By car 12 mins - 5.8 miles
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AREA INFORMATION Forest Row is a village located in Sussex, located three miles south-east of East Grinstead. Its name comes from the close proximity to Ashdown Forest, which surrounds the village on three sides, and it has grown from the small hamlet it started as to the vibrant village it is today, with a mixture of traditional and modern architecture, there are many older cottages in the classic Sussex style as well as a variety of more modern developments, which generally blend in well. The village has a variety of shops catering for daily needs, along with the Hop Yard offering wood fired pizza, music events and yoga studios. Once a week there is a farmers market and a market on the first Saturday of the month, There is a choice of schooling, sporting clubs and the village hall. Transport links are good with a railway station and bus routes connecting to East Grinstead, Crawley and Tunbridge Wells. If it is the countryside you are after, there are plenty of walks on the doorstep and the old railway track is easily accessed and used by many for walking and cycling. Forest Row is appealing for many reasons, the tranquillity you would expect from a village location with bigger towns easily accessible.
INFORMATION FOR INVESTORS Anticipated rental value £1600
Anticipated gross yield 5.12%
LEASE DETAILS Maintenance Charge per annum £950.79 TBC
Ground rent per annum £185.00 TBC
Length of lease: 125 years from 25/03/2005
VENDOR'S COMMENTS I was attracted to the flat by the attention to detail in the design of the property and the fact it was built with the environment in mind.
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