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7 bed detached house for sale

£1,350,000 Guide price

North Common Road, Wivelsfield Green, East Sussex RH17

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Property features

  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility
  • Pantry
  • Cloakrooms
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Office

Property description

Botches is an extremely attractive Grade II listed property that sits in a slightly elevated position overlooking its own stunning grounds. The property is beautifully maintained and offers a wealth of character and charm, incorporating exposed beams, impressive inglenook fireplaces, staircases, oak panelling and
flagstone flooring. Spanning over 5,000 sq ft and when including the outbuildings and pool you have a total of 6635 sq ft this makes for an ideal family home. When entering the property you are greeted by an impressive reception hall which in turn leads to further rooms; A stunning panelled dining room, drawing room with Inglenook fireplace and then a further more relaxed sitting room. The kitchen/breakfast room sits at the heart of the house and has ample work space and aga, a utility room adjoins here and a further pantry and store room. To the first floor the master bedroom has a wonderful view over the garden and up to the fields, with a plethora of built in wardrobes and an en suite shower room. There are a further four bedrooms and two further bathrooms on this floor and a fifth bedroom which is currently used by the owners as the home office. Two bedrooms and a sitting room occupy the top floor.

Situation
Wivelsfield Green lies almost equidistant between the towns of Haywards Heath (4 miles) and Burgess Hill, which both provide a good selection of shops, services and amenities and mainline rail services. Lindfield (5 miles), Lewes (10 miles) and Brighton (14 miles)
offer a further range of shops and restaurants. Mainline rail services are available at Haywards Heath (London Bridge/London Victoria from 42 minutes), Wivelsfield (Burgess Hill) and Burgess Hill. There is an excellent range of state and independent schools in the area,
Wivelsfield Primary School (close proximity), Burgess Hill School, Cumnor, Great Walstead, Hurst College and Brighton College. The A23/M23 gives access Gatwick Airport (16 miles), and the national motorway network.

Outside
The grounds at Botches are superb and extend to a plot of 2.876 acres. There is a lovely mixture of more formal gardens towards the house with a variety of mixed borders, mature trees and hedging, a wonderful expanse of open fields lie to the rear of the gardens and are left to be a natural haven for the local wildlife. It goes without saying the children over the years have had many a camping party here and with the extra goodies of an indoor heated swimming pool and tennis court this is a wonderful home and play area for any expanding family.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £536,669 Sales 258 Current average value £625,954 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £21,111 ▲ 3.49%

Property value data/graphs for RH17

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £820,888 £420 4.2 £754,343
Semi-detached £473,360 £377 3.3 £420,135
Terraced £374,141 £381 2.8 £350,123
Flats £275,158 £363 1.8 £269,801

Current asking prices in RH17

Average: £611,948
Avg. current asking prices in RH17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £304,250
(8)
£430,358
(25)
£757,748
(26)
£1,458,333
(9)
Flats £157,417
(6)
£276,000
(5)
- - -
All £157,417
(6)
£293,385
(13)
£430,358
(25)
£757,748
(26)
£1,458,333
(9)

Current asking rents in RH17

Average: £1,553 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RH17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £742 pcm
(3)
- £1,336 pcm
(4)
£2,288 pcm
(4)
-
Flats £706 pcm
(4)
£1,174 pcm
(1)
- - -
All £722 pcm
(7)
£1,174 pcm
(1)
£1,336 pcm
(4)
£2,288 pcm
(4)
-

Fun facts for RH17

Highest value in RH17
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Copyhold Lane £1,470,547
Birch Grove £1,310,325
Slugwash Lane £1,298,199
Courtmead Road £1,278,281
Handcross Road £1,083,024
Highest turnover in RH17
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Thorndean Drive 80.0%
Chapelfields 52.5%
Manor Drive 43.8%
Roseleigh Gardens 43.8%
Leighton Road 43.8%

What Zoopla users think of Wivelsfield Green

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 76%

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Nearby transport

  • Wivelsfield (2.0 miles)
  • Burgess Hill (2.5 miles)
  • Plumpton (2.5 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (13.2 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (13.8 miles)
  • London City Airport (37.9 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (13.2 miles)
  • Ditton Island Ferry Landing (31.7 miles)
  • Kingston Town End Pier (32.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Wivelsfield Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Manor Field Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Northlands Wood Community Primary School (2.2 miles)
  • Plumpton College (4.1 miles)
  • Varndean College (8.3 miles)
  • Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (9.6 miles)
  • Chailey Heritage School (2.0 miles)
  • My Choice School-Kestral House (2.0 miles)
  • The Links College Central, Chalkhill Education Centre, Princess Royal Hospital (2.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,776 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 135,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,309 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £750,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £61/mo (£731/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Council Tax

Local authority

Lewes

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £340 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £23 Sewerage £43 Estimated water cost £66 /mo
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Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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