An individually designed modern detached family home occupying a generous size plot with a fully equipped garden home office and separate workshop. Situated in a peaceful yet central position within a short walk of the high street and railway station providing services to London.
Derwen Lodge is an exceptional 3 storey family home having been much improved to provide a highly desirable family home.
The property boasts deceptively spacious accommodation with 5 double bedrooms and wonderful entertaining space on the ground floor with a number of reception rooms and a home cinema/family room. The 19'9 x 14'7 kitchen/breakfast room is a particular feature, being the heart of the home fitted with a range of walnut effect units and peninsula island with ceramic hob, central ceiling mounted extractor fan and bi-fold doors opening to the rear garden.
The bath/shower suites have been recently refitted, all fully tiled with walk-in showers, glass screens and underfloor heating. Within the well-tended rear garden lies an impressive home office with power, light and wired internet.
The accommodation extends to 2528.34 sq ft and comprises in brief on the ground floor a wide open porch, a reception hallway with cloakroom and tiled flooring continuing through to the kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances and a separate utility room. A sitting room with an attractive open fireplace and limestone surround with gas flame effect fire and bi-fold door opening to a rear decked seating terrace, a dining room and a cinema/family room with retractable screen and projector.
The first floor provides a master bedroom with built-in wardrobes and en-suite bathroom comprising a double ended bath and walk-in shower. A guest bedroom with en-suite, two further bedrooms and a luxurious and spacious 11'6 x 10'4 family bathroom. The second floor provides a part vaulted bedroom with dressing area.
The property is centrally located within a short walk of Uckfield town centre. There are numerous playing fields and public recreation areas nearby as well as the local Ridgewood post office/shop and the Highlands Inn. Uckfield town centre is close by offering a vast array of shops and leisure facilities including a public library and Picture House cinema which won UK cinema of the year in 2018, several bars and restaurants, a Tesco and a Waitrose supermarket and the East Sussex National Golf and Spa resort, as well as schooling for all ages including a sixth form community college.
The county town of Lewes is within 8 miles traveling on the A26. The nearby A272 offers swift vehicular access to Haywards Heath and the surrounding areas which also offers a fast and regular service to London (Victoria and London Bridge both approx 47mins) and the motor way network the A/M23 the latter lying west of either Bolney or Warninglid.
The coastal resorts of Eastbourne and Brighton city centre are also within driving distance of approx 18/19 miles respectively.
The spectacular 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind A.A Milne's Winnie The Pooh books, is also within close proximity offering extensive scenic walks and bridle paths. The world famous Glyndebourne Opera House is also close by.