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HOMM 4 bed detached house for sale in Placketts Corner, Wilbees Road, Arlington Nr Lewes, East Sussex BN26
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HOMM 4 bed detached house for sale in Placketts Corner, Wilbees Road, Arlington Nr Lewes, East Sussex BN26
4 bed detached house for sale
Wilbees Road, East Sussex
Sold subject to contract
Guide price £775,000
  • 4 bedrooms
  • High quality home
  • 3000 sq ft (incl garage)
  • Stunning gardens
  • Backing onto paddock
  • Double garage
  • Close to main line station
  • Bespoke "smart home" system
  • Solar panels
  • Local to lewes town
  • 4 bedrooms 2 ensuites


***Guide price: £775,000 to £800,000***High quality individual house with smart home system, close to main line station and lewes. Popular pretty village with local pubs and shop in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with Arlington Reservoir and Abbots Wood within a short distance. The large garden and beautiful gardens back onto and overlook a 3.5 acre field, owned by the residents of this small exclusive close. Double garage and further parking for several vehicles.

Arlington is a small village situated at the foot of the South Downs with nearby Arlington Reservoir (popular with anglers), which is an award winning conservation area and a site of special scientific interest as well as a nature reserve. There are large areas of woodland open to the public for walking and riding and an equestrian centre is close by. The village has a popular tea room and several pubs in the vicinity. Berwick (1.9 miles) and Polegate (6.5 miles) stations are the closest for commuting to London. The A27 is easily accessed and runs between Polegate and the county town of Lewes, a popular medieval town with a good range of specialist shops. For everyday shopping and a number of supermarkets including Waitrose and Tesco, Hailsham is the closest being 4.5 miles distant. Schools include Park Mead Infant School, St Bedes Independant school, Lewes Grammer and Hailsham Community College.

Ground Floor


Built approximately 4 years ago by Albany Homes who specialise in high specifications in their individual, exclusive properties. The house has solid wood floors on the ground floor and Oak doors to all the rooms. The Bespoke Elan 'G' home automation system can be run from a phone or ipad and controls heating, sound, lighting and can be adapted to suit specific requirements. The central heating is oil but is subsidised throughout the summer by solar roof panels. There are television and usb points throughout the house. Council Tax Band G. The property owns a sixth share of a 3.5 acre paddock behind the house. The Placketts Corner Residents Company manages the accounts for this and also the Eco Sewage system the properties use for waste water.

Entrance Hall

Entry is through a protected porch into the large entrance hall at the end of which is a turned oak staircase rising to a galleried landing. There are two cupboards for the Elan system and electrics and a door to a cloakroom: With coat hanging space, a w.c with concealed cistern, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and window.

Open plan Living area

20' 11'' x 13' 5'' (6.4m x 4.1m) approx. Ideal family orientated space which is bright and light having a number of windows and bi-folding doors leading to the patio and garden. A partially vaulted ceiling incorporates two windows and is a 'snug' area of the room.


32' 5'' x 20' 4'' (9.9m x 6.2m) approx. Being part of the open living area this extensively fitted Paula Rosa kitchen has units on three walls and extends into a breakfast bar dividing the working area from the living area. Soft close pan drawers, cupboards, carousel units, sink unit and integrated appliances including: Neff induction hob with stainless steel extractor above, Neff self clean microwave and oven, further larger oven, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Large ceramic floor tiles and floor level lighting.


Fitted with a range of wall units with work surfaces, inset sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer below. Further space for a fridge/freezer and door to the rear garden. Large ceramic floor tiles.

Drawing Room

A central open fireplace with stone surround and hearth, fitted with a multi fuel burner. Triple bi-fold doors lead into the garden.

Dining Room/Study

11' 5'' x 11' 1'' (3.5m x 3.4m) approx. Having a particularly large window to the front of the property.

First Floor

Galleried Landing

With oak turned balustrade and oak doors to the bedrooms.

Master Bedroom

13' 5'' x 11' 9'' (4.1m x 3.6m) approx. An expansive room with a window enjoying the view to the rear over the paddock.

Dressing Room

Fully fitted with drawers, shelving and hanging space.

En-suite Shower Room

Walk-in fully tiled, double shower with glazed panels, w.c with concealed cistern and wall mounted wash basin with two drawers below. Heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor, window to the rear with fitted blind.

Bedroom 2

15' 4'' x 10' 2'' (4.7m x 3.1m) approx. A large double bedroom with a window to the front of the house and two deep double built in wardrobes, window with views to the front of the property and door through to the:

En-suite Shower Room

Fully tiled with a walk-in shower cubicle. Wash basin with two drawers below and w.c with concealed cistern.

Bedroom 3

13' 5'' x 12' 5'' (4.1m x 3.8m) approx. Two double built in wardrobes, window to the rear.

Bedroom 4

10' 9'' x 7' 6'' (3.3m x 2.3m) approx. Window to the front of the property.

Family Bathroom

Beautifully fitted and tastefully tiled with a modern stand alone slipper bath, washbasin with soft close drawers below and de-misting mirror above., toilet with concealed cistern. Window, heated towel rail.Double fully tiled shower cubicle.



A private close leads to a herringbone, brick driveway which provides parking for several cars and leads to the open barn garage and further single enclosed garage both of which have power and light. A landscaped lawn to the front, flower beds and slate beds with pathways leading to the sides of the property and the front entrance.


To the rear of the property is a landscaped garden with shaped and well stocked flower borders with a variety of flowering shrubs and trees including Silver birch, Willow and flowering Cherry. Abutting the back of the house is an extensive patio which continues to the side of the house where the oil tank and boiler are stored, carefully hidden with trellis work. Raised beds and close boarded fencing incorporating a gate to the front of the house. A very appealing outlook over the 3.5 acre paddock to the rear is an important feature of this property, providing space and privacy accessed directly from the garden.


From the Boship roundabout on the A22, head towards Eastbourne. Cross the first roundabout and then take the slip road to the right, signposted Arlington. Continue until reaching a white post again signposted to Arlington. Continue, passing Abbotts Wood on the left hand side. Approaching the tea rooms (signposted) on Wilbees Lane, turn left into the private close which is Placketts Corner.

Agents Note

Please note that these details have been prepared as a general guide and do not form part of a contract. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon. Any verbal statements or information given about this property, again, should not be relied on and should not form part of a contract or agreement to purchase. View more View less
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