Beautifully presented and finished to a high specification throughout, a superb family home with excellent entertaining space. Four bedrooms, three with en-suite bathrooms, feature kitchen diner, bar, snug and a southerly aspect terrace and garden.
DESCRIPTION This is an incredible home, finished to an excellent specification that is perfect for a buyer to walk in and enjoy the entertaining space. There is plenty to get excited about and it is a home which has been cleverly designed and makes the most of the available space.
As soon as you walk through the front door and see the marble entrance hall with its turning staircase, you get a feel for the style and presentation. Double doors take you into the 21 x 17 kitchen/diner. This double aspect room enjoys bifold doors to the rear terrace and a bay window to the front. The granite island is the centre piece of the room and incorporates a breakfast bar with storage, a two drawer dishwasher, integrated waste bin, five ring hob, concealed extractor hood and a boiling water tap for the sink. The soft close units provide ample storage, with built in appliances including two ovens, coffee machine, two warming drawers, plumbed fridge freezer and a wine chiller.
Back into the entrance hall, the space is enhanced by the galleried landing and its three velux windows and the bifold doors to the terrace. Off the entrance hall is an office, cloakroom, utility room and family room. The family room is the ideal spot for watching tv or escape to and read a book. In the utility room, you’ll find storage and a sink unit, as well as space to stack a washing machine and tumble dryer. From here, there is access into the garage.
The entertaining space continues to excel as you head towards the rear of the home and into the sitting room. Amtico flooring perfectly complements the darker walls, with space for a TV to be hung on the wall above the electronically controlled gas fire. Sliding doors from the sitting room take you into the bar. An excellent room to relax in with friends and family, windows to the rear and steel floor to ceiling doors that lead you to the terrace provide plenty of light into this room. A quartz work top with a sink, ample storage and a curved bar adds a superb finishing touch to this double aspect room.
The turning staircase in the entrance hall leads to the first floor and the galleried landing. The principal suite is beautifully arranged, with built in wardrobes and a raised William Holland bath. The en-suite provides a separate a walk in shower, wc and hand basin. Two further bedrooms can be used as guest rooms which include en-suites. The bedroom to the south also has a walk in wardrobe, whilst the bedroom to the front has built in wardrobes. Both en-suites are an excellent use of space with walk in showers, wall hung composite stone sink units and wc’s. A further bedroom overlooks the front and benefits from built in wardrobes.
The position of the bifold doors from the kitchen/diner and entrance hall along with the door from the bar are strategically placed to make the most of the southerly aspect terrace. An excellent entertaining area all year round, there is ample space for table and chairs and includes a South African outdoor oven and a gas connection for a firepit. The outdoor lighting ensures that you can use this area late into the evening. Elsewhere in the garden, there is an area of lawn with a sunken trampoline. To the front, there is off road parking in front of the double garage which is electronically operated.
LOCATION One of things we love about Mulberry House is the location. Handcross is a beautiful village nestled just north of Haywards Heath and east of Horsham. Local facilities include a Post office, newsagents, butchers, hardware shop and a variety of other stores/retailers. The Red Lion Pub is one of our favourite pubs in Mid-Sussex, great food and a good choice of beers! On your doorstep is Nymans Gardens National Trust – perfect for everyone and free for Handcross residents.
South Lodge and Ockenden Manor spa hotels are within a 10 minute drive whilst Cottersmore Golf Club is also within 10 minutes. For schools, there is Handcross Primary which is rated as Good, whilst there is also Handcross Park School for those considering private education. Handcross is also in the catchment area for Warden Park in Cuckfield. Handcross provides access onto the M/A23 which takes you north to Gatwick Airport in just under 10 miles and the M23/M25 junction in 16 miles. For commuters, there is the choice of Three Bridges 5 miles north or Haywards Heath slightly further to the south east. Both stations are major stopping locations on the London to Brighton line, with trains taking you direct into London Bridge and Victoria in less than an hour, perfect for commuters.