Property of the Day: Little Steddings, Forest Row, East Sussex

A nine-bedroom country house situated on eight acres of land

THE PROPERTY: Set behind gates at the end of a long gravelled driveway, this detached country home offers expansive accommodation with an abundance of period features.

THE LOCATION: Situated in the East Sussex hamlet of Forest Row, which offers a range of shops and cafés, the property is moments from the peaceful beauty of Ashdown Forest, with its 6,000 acres of walks and bridleways. East Grinstead station is nearby and provides a 50-minute rail service to London. 

THE INTERIOR: With nine bedrooms and six bathrooms, the home is ideal for a large family or for those who love entertaining. Period details include an ornate oak front door, exposed ceiling beams, an inglenook-style fireplace in the drawing-room, and stone-mullion windows in the kitchen.   

WHY WE LOVE IT: The garden room, with its bi-folding doors leading out to the patio, is the perfect place to sit and admire the views over the grounds, which include mature trees, a bluebell walk, a tennis court, a croquet lawn, an orchard and a woodland area.

BUY IT NOW: £3,350,000 with Platform Property via OnTheMarket.com 

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