With brick and flint elevations and black-framed windows and doors, High Barn is a stunning property with an abundance of character and personality with interesting internal architecture and accommodation which offers versatility. A centrally-situated dining hall on the ground floor offers the ideal setting for family gatherings and entertaining guests, with a drawing room directly above on the first floor showcasing a freestanding wood-burning stove. A lower level family room offers a casual seating space with bi-folding doors to the garden and sliding door to the kitchen and adjoining utility, both fitted with modern units. There is an adjacent breakfast room which provides an informal dining room with door to the garden. The bedroom accommodation is arranged over two floors, with two rooms on the ground floor having access to a shower room. 3 further bedrooms on the first floor are served by a bathroom and shower room, with an additional room currently used as a study. Secondary accommodation is provided on the second floor, which comprises a self-contained annexe with kitchenette and shower, whilst a flexible-use studio is accessed via a separate staircase.
Piddinghoe is a much sought-after village located beside the River Ouse and within the South Downs National Park which offers fabulous country walks. The coastal town of Newhaven is within easy reach and provides an array of shops, cafes and restaurants, along with rail services to London Victoria via Lewes and the cross channel port.
The County town of Lewes to the north has excellent shopping and leisure facilities as well as excellent rail links to London, Brighton and Eastbourne. The vibrant city of Brighton and Hove to the west has many cultural facilities, restaurants and bars. Access to the A27 is approximately 5 miles distant offering access to southern coastal locations and for travel further afield Gatwick Airport can be easily reached by car. Well-regarded schooling in the vicinity includes Lewes Old Grammar School, Northease Manor School, Roedean School and Brighton College Nursery, Pre-Prep and Prep School.
The gardens to the side and rear of the property have paved terraces offering opportunities for outdoor dining and relaxation. A pathway extends across the garden space bisecting areas
of lawn and borders filled with a pleasing variety of architectural shrubs, flowering plants and specimen trees. A paved driveway gives access to the home, providing parking for a number
of vehicles and leading to the large, detached double garage and workshop.