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Farmhouse in tranquil East Sussex countryside

Sempstead House is a Grade II listed farmhouse near Ewhurst Green in East Sussex with an attractive gabled tile hung and red brick elevations under a peg tiled roof. The house retains many period features including beams and timbers, exposed brickwork, brick and oak flooring and open fireplaces.

Particularly noteworthy is the double aspect drawing room with its impressive inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam and warm oak floorboards; the adjacent sitting room also has a fine open fireplace.

Accommodation in total comprises: entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining/breakfast room, kitchen, study and cloakroom, and cellar with wine store; upstairs is the double aspect master bedroom suite and five further bedrooms plus a family bathroom. The house also comes with generous attic space.


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Outside the formal gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature yew and beech hedges creating individual garden rooms. A pretty woodland area provides a haven for wildlife, as does the pond, and a detached brick outbuilding currently provides two stores and a kennel but has good potential for conversion, subject to planning consent. The house has around 2.2 acres.  

Sempstead House is located near the pretty villages, and facilities, of Ewhurst Green and Northiam and Etchingham main line station offers services to London.

The guide price is £995,000. For further information please contact Jackson-Stops & Staff on 01580 720000 or visit

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