2 bed cottage for sale

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Guide price


2 bed cottage for sale

Lower Road, Forest Row RH18

2 beds
1 bath
1 reception
EPC rating: E

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Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Forest Row Church of England Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Michael Hall School 0.6 miles
  • East Grinstead 3 miles
  • Dormans 4.3 miles

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Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Charming period cottage
  • Dating from 1712
  • Planning granted for two storey extension
  • Behind village centre
  • Located in small backwater
  • 2 bedrooms bathroom
  • Double aspect living room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Driveway parking for one car
  • Pleasant rear garden
Guide Price £450,000 - £475,000. A charming semi detached cottage believed to have been built over three hundred years ago set in a delightful and popular residential backwater. This delightful two bedroom period home is set in the very heart of the lively village of Forest Row on the northern fringe of Ashdown Forest. The cottage is within walking distance of the main local amenities including cafes, restaurants, specialist stores and two mini supermarkets. The property benefits from planning permission for a two storey rear extension to enlarge the kitchen/breakfast room and create an additional room on the first floor () The property currently comprises a double aspect living room with wood burner; kitchen/breakfast room with range of base and wall units and a stable door leading to the rear garden. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with a built in wardrobe and a large mezzanine floor which is currently used as a study. There is also a second bedroom and a modern bathroom. Externally, there is a small front garden and off street/driveway parking for one car. To the rear there is an enclosed cottage garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with a patio area, wood store and garden shed. The property is heated via gas central heating. Council Tax Band ‘C’ £2,173.52 (2023/24) EPC Rating E


The property sits just behind the village centre in Forest Row with its wide variety of specialist stores, shops, galleries and cafes. Bus services through the village operate to East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells, together with further major towns, providing more extensive shopping and leisure facilities, and rail services to various London stations. Gatwick Airport/Station and the M23 motorway are within 18 miles. The property stands in an established backwater adjoining an open meadow to the rear, on the East/West Sussex border. Forest Row lies on the northern fringe of the Ashdown Forest with its 6,400 acres of heath/woodland for riding by permit and walking. The area is well represented for both state and private schools including its own village primary school, Michael Hall Rudolf Steiner, Brambletye School and Emerson College close by, whilst within ten miles is Worth School and Cumnor House. Places of interest in the region include gardens at Wakehurst Place, Sheffield Park and Standen House. The Bluebell Steam Railway operates from the north at East Grinstead main line station, through Horsted Keynes and Sheffield Park in the south.

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