Reeds Cottages, Horsham Road, Handcross, RH17

4 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 3 Rec

Guide Price £425,000

Haywards Heath

Paul Dryden

Branch Manager

Full description

Very well maintained and improved by the present owners, the cottage provides versatile living accommodation, together with a wealth of character and original features being laid out over three floors.

The cottage comprising; a side front door entrance into a dining room with exposed brick fireplace being back to back with the sitting room with wood burning stove, window to front aspect, a country kitchen with built in gas hob, electric oven, tiled floor, replacement sealed unit stable style door to outside. The sitting room features exposed brick chimney, window to front aspect and step up to a family room with stairs rising to first floor and door into a utility room with ‘Belfast' sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, replacement sealed unit double glazed door to outside and door into cloakroom/WC with space and vent for tumble dryer.

The first floor comprises a large landing currently used as an office, with views over the rear garden and surrounding countryside, two well-proportioned bedrooms and a large family bathroom which comprises bath, wc, sink basin and separate shower cubicle. Stairs from the landing lead up to a second floor where there are a further two bedrooms with eave storage and the third bedroom enjoying impressive views over the rear garden and the adjacent Hyde Estate.

Benefits of the property include gas fired central heating, replacement sealed unit double glazed windows throughout, replaced slate roof, damp proof, internal and external re-decoration. Character features include open fireplaces, exposed ceiling timbers and stripped pine internal latch doors.

Outside - to front is small garden with mature shrubs and gravelled side path leading to front door and gate to the rear garden. The west facing rear garden backs on to surrounding fields of the Hyde Estate and comprises terrace area overlooking lawn area, mature trees, shrubs and shed to the rear.



The property is set in Handcross village which offers local amenities including butchers, grocery shop, pub, local shops, café, hairdressers, playing fields, Nymans Gardens and village primary school. 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 public transport regular bus route to Brighton, Crawley, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill. By car access to A23/M23 is within easy access with links to Brighton, Gatwick Airport, London and beyond.

Dining Room

Sitting Room

Family Room




Utility Room

Master Bedroom

Bedroom Two

Bedroom Three

Bedroom Four

Rear Garden

Family Bathroom

On Street Parking

Details correct: 7th August 2020

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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