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Handsome East Sussex Victorian house for sale

Briar House is an attractive property built of brick elevations under a pitched clay tile roof providing spacious accommodation over three floors, and now in need of some updating.

Features worth nothing include an open fireplace with a pretty surround in the drawing room, together with a large south-facing bay window. The veranda is original and fits around the south east corner of the house. Far-reaching views out and over the Downs beyond from the upper storeys are impressive and there are many period details including panelled doors and picture rails.


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Accommodation in total comprises: entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room/study, kitchen/breakfast room, pantry and garden room and a cellar. Upstairs are five bedrooms, an attic room and a family bathroom.

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Outside the principal gardens and land lie mainly to the south and east of the property and the gardens are mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with mature shrubs and trees. The pond lies to the south side of the garden, and has to islands for water fowl. A pedestrian gate gives access to the five paddocks and stables. The land comes to just under four acres.

Briar House is situated just over a mile east of the East Sussex village of Chiddingly which has a church, primary school and a popular pub. The old market town of Heathfield is just seven miles away and provides an excellent range of amenities. Lewes is eight miles.

The guide price is £795,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01273 475 411 or visit

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