Old Keepers House, Uckfield

East Sussex. Sleeps up to 9

A superb detached character country house set in 2.5 acres of lovely grounds which back onto forest. Enjoying a 'get away from it all' location up a long private drive with no passing traffic but just a short distance from the attractive town of Uckfield. It is about 10 miles from ancient Lewes, 14 miles from Royal Tunbridge Wells & 18 miles from the coast at Brighton and Eastbourne.  The surrounding area is full of places to visit and things to do - historic houses to see, lovely villages with traditional pubs to try, beautiful gardens such as Sheffield Park Gardens to enjoy, the Bluebell steam railway, plus excellent local golf courses and 14,000 acres of Ashdown Forest to explore. Ideal for more than one family to share, this house is beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high standard and has wonderful facilities for children of all ages making it a dream holiday home.   Shop: 1 mile  Pub: 1 mile Coast: 20 miles

Ground Floor:
Sitting/Dining Room is an outstanding oak beamed room with a large inglenook fireplace - elegantly furnished with large comfortable sofa and lounge chairs, coffee table, dining table with chairs, pine dresser. French doors lead to an attractive paved sun-trap courtyard with garden furniture for alfresco meals and for relaxing
Kitchen/Breakfast Room has attractive pine cupboards, Aga cooker, microwave, electric hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, pine dresser, breakfast table and chairs
Cloakroom with washbasin and w.c.
Laundry Room with washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer
Playroom with sofa, shelves full of books, selection of indoor toys and TV/DVD/Video

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First Floor:
Drawing Room is a large panelled room with feature fireplace and comfortable seating, TV/ DVD. As there are varying ground levels round the house this room has French doors leading directly via a few steps to the gardens
Bedroom 1 is the master bedroom with king size double bed, bedside tables, desk, chest of drawers, built-in wardrobes and En-suite Bathroom with a bath, shower, washbasin and w.c.
Bedroom 2 has a king-size double bed, bedside tables, dressing table, desk, two chairs and En-suite Bathroom with a bath, over-bath shower, washbasin and w.c.
Bedroom 3 has twin beds, dressing table, chair and wardrobe
Bathroom with a bath, over-bath shower and washbasin
Cloakroom with a washbasin and w.c.

Second Floor:
Bedroom 4
has twin beds, bedside tables, cupboard, table and desk and chairs
Bedroom 5 has a 4' small double bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers plus chair and cot

Garden: Grounds cover 2.5 acres, backing onto forest and the house is surrounded by extensive gardens with lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, pretty ornamental ponds and a rock area. There is a barbecue, magnificent tree house, several swings and badminton equipment. 
Parking: Ample parking space near the property.
Heating: Oil central heating.
Also Provided: There is an additional folding cot available for occasional use.
Notes: There is a refundable deposit of £100 payable by cheque on arrival. The owners have provided many simple garden toys such as rope swings which do not have any Safety Certification and therefore are used at your own risk. Normally only available for the summer months - the owners may consider other dates so please contact us to enquire. Sorry - no mini-breaks available at this property.

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Weekly prices from £1311

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