Horsham Road, Handcross, Haywards Heath, RH17

4 Bed │ 3 Bath │ 3 Rec

Guide Price £1,200,000

Haywards Heath

Paul Dryden

Branch Manager

Full description

Believed to date back from early 1900's this charming home has been extended over the years to provide versatile accommodation throughout, with self-contained annexe and number of outbuildings. In further details the main house comprises large entrance hall, which is currently used as a home office, doors to spacious sitting/dining room measuring approximately 33'9” x 14” with beautiful open fireplace and French doors leading to the garden. From the sitting room is access to rear downstairs cloakroom and further storage with doors leading to country style kitchen/breakfast room with granite worktops and range of fitted appliances. From the kitchen is further entrance hall with doors to snug/living room with French doors leading to the garden and a side entrance which is currently used as a boot room. From the entrance hall is access to the self-contained annexe which provides, kitchen with space for many appliances, sitting room/bedroom, double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The annex is accessed via entrance from external doors from the kitchen or living room as well as access via internal doors from the hallway.

The first floor is access via staircase, with vaulted ceilings, with sky light allowing lots of natural light through. The first floor comprise landing with doors leading to master bedroom measuring approximately 16'3” x 11” and provides built in wardrobes, en-suite shower room, double doors leading out onto the roof top which has beautiful views over the garden and beyond to surrounding woodlands. There are also two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Further attributes include oil central heating, private drainage with new system in place from 2021, new roof to the annexe fitted in 2019 and mains water supply.



Set in approximately three acres the plot is accessed via electric double gates, leading to ample parking and double garage, which offers scope to develop (subject to planning permission). Surrounding the main house is a beautiful mature landscaped garden, with many mature trees and shrubs. From the house is a large terrace area overlooking the gardens, paddocks and beyond. The garden also features a log cabin built in 2020, with full insulation and electricity supply, ideal for a home gym or home office.

Equestrian facilities include four stables, three 12' x 12' and one 15' x 12, all with rubber matting. Large workshop with electricity supply, and hay barn which houses the new water system. From the stables leads to the international standard sized school (50m x 20m) with a rubber surface. The paddocks are accessed from the main drive with five bar gate and fully fenced. To the rear of the paddocks is a separate vehicle access with five bar gates, ideal for horseboxes or trailers. By the rear gate is a public footpath, walks leading to surround countryside. Further on the road is access to a bridlepath with links Hyde Estate and beyond for extensive off-road hacking.


The property is set in semi rural location close to the village of Handcross, which offers local amenities including butchers, grocery shop, pub, local shops, café, hairdressers, doctors surgery, playing fields, Nymans Gardens and village primary school. Links to schools include Warden Park Secondary Academy and the surrounding area is also the home of several excellent independent schools including Handcross Park, Ardingly College and Worth Abbey. The towns of Haywards Heath and Horsham are both located approximately 9 miles from Handcross, providing an extensive range of shopping, sporting and entertainment amenities together with the main line railway station with regular services to London (Victoria and London Bridge). By car access to A23/M23 is within easy access with links to Brighton, Gatwick Airport, London and beyond.

Entrance Hall


Sitting/Dining Room


Annexe Sitting Room

Kitchen/Breakfast Room


Master Bedroom

Bedroom Two

Bedroom Three

Bedroom Four

E-Suite to Master Bedroom

Family Bathroom

En-Suite to Annexe Bedroom

Approx Three Acres

Double Garage

Ample Parking

Details correct: May 2021

Why live in Haywards Heath?

We’re home to a variety of house styles, many with very distinctive characteristics, such as the architect, Harold Turner’s craft-inspired properties from the 1930s to the 1950s with their decorative windows, facades and detailing. There are also buildings that date from the 13th century, which add to Hayward Heath’s grand sense of history.

This is a popular commuter town with excellent road and rail links to the capital and the coast. You’ll find a cosmopolitan blend of bars, cafés and restaurants in the busy town centre, an abundance of family friendly facilities and beautiful countryside that stretches all around.

If you enjoy sports, we have the Dolphin Leisure Centre for swimming and fitness and an abundance of local clubs covering everything you could wish to do, including athletics, running, cricket, football and equestrian sports. Victoria Park has tennis courts, a skate park and paddling pool for younger children, the family attractions at Beech Hurst Park include a miniature railway and safe play area while Wakehurst Place in Ardingly blends ornamental gardens with natural woodlands on a site that’s managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Head northeast and you can stroll around Ashdown Forest, the place that inspired the Winnie the Pooh stories, or travel east to Sheffield Park with its lovely lakes and gardens.

In the town you’ll find a wealth of bars and eateries and a good choice of shops clustered along South Road and in The Orchards, a modern precinct with Marks and Spencer as its flagship store. The town also has a great selection of schools for both primary and secondary age pupils with many more private school options in the outlying areas.

If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in Haywards Heath, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.

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