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16th century period house in East Sussex

Antye House is a timber-framed 16th century property just a mile from Wivelsfield Station in East Sussex. The house has lots of character features including inglenook fireplaces in the drawing room and the sitting room, exposed beams and oak panelling. The garden room has a pretty brick fireplace and views out over a secluded area of the garden. The kitchen features an Aga and a walk-in pantry.

Accommodation comprises an entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, garden room, study, breakfast kitchen, boot room and two bathrooms downstairs; upstairs are the principal bedroom suite, guest suite and three further bedrooms plus a family bathroom. The house is described as in need of some modernisation.


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Outside the principal gardens lie to the east and the north and are mainly laid to lawn interspersed with oak and beech trees. Close to the south east boundary is a large pond. A Sussex bothy provides a very attractive outbuilding and is currently used for storage -a greenhouse and other garden stores are also useful additions to the gardens. The land comes to around an acre in total.

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Antye House is located around one mile from Wivelsfield with its local shops and mainline station which has a line into London Victoria. Haywards Heath is about three miles to the north and is the main regional centre.

The guide price is £795,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01273 475411 or visit

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