Country houses for sale

Delightful 1920s cottage in East Sussex for sale

Cuckmere Cottage is thought to have been built in 1925 and has light, spacious accommodation spread over two floors with magnificent views over the Cuckmere Valley and the South Downs beyond.

The house features a superb triple-aspect sitting room with a wood burning stove and the property also has some lovely exposed timbers. Accommodation comprises: entrance hall, sitting room, study/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom/shower room plus three double bedrooms and a bathroom.

Outside the gardens lie principally to the rear and southeast of the cottage. There is a wide paved terrace outside the French doors from the sitting room from where steps lead down to lawned gardens. At the far end of these is an ornamental pond with a further paved sitting area to one side; the house comes with around 0.2 acres.

Cuckmere Cottage, £575,000, Strutt & Parker

Recommended videos for you

 * For more properties like this every week, subscribe and save

The cottage is situated just under a mile from the historic downland village of Alfriston and offers a good range of shops, a primary school, a church, and a selection of pubs and restaurants. Eastbourne and Lewes are both around ten miles, and there is a mainline train service from Berwick Station which is just over three miles to the north. A nearby public footpath gives access to the wonderful walking in the South Downs. 

The guide price is £575,000. For further information contact Strutt and Parker on 01273 475411 or visit

* Country Houses for sale

* East Sussex country houses for sale