Southbank Cottages, Lewes Road, Westmeston, BN6

3 Bed │ 2 Bath │ 2 Rec

Guide Price £625,000

Haywards Heath

Paul Dryden

Branch Manager

Full description

Located on the foot of the South Downs, the cottage is situated in the sought-after village of Westmeston. The accommodation briefly comprises; entrance hall with doors leading to family room, with woodburning fireplace, access to triple aspect sitting room with French doors leading to the terrace and garden. Opening from the family room is L shaped kitchen/dining room with further French doors leading to the garden and downstairs cloakroom. The modern kitchen features vaulted ceiling and number of integrated appliances including gas hob and dishwasher.

The first floor comprises landing with doors leading to master bedroom which features built in storage, en-suite shower room and Juliette balcony overlooking the garden and enjoying views of the South Downs. There are two further bedrooms and family bathroom with a bath, separate shower cubicle, wc and wash basin.

Further attributes include neutrally decorated throughout, with double glazing and gas central heating. The property is being sold with no onward chain and internal viewing, highly recommend.



Access via five bar double gates the property offers gravelled parking for several cars as well as separate pedestrian gate to the front of the cottage. The South facing garden is surrounded by mature hedges and mainly laid to lawn with number of beds with mature flowers and shrubs. The garden wraps around the house and features shed, as well as a large terrace direct from the cottage enjoying stunning views of the South Downs.


The cottage is set semi-rural village of Westmeston, ideally situated within the South Downs National Park, between Ditchling and Plumpton. Westmeston offers a 12th Century St Martin's Church, Village Parish Hall and direct access to number of public footpaths including Jubilee Walk and footpaths to Ditchling Beacon with wonderful views of the surrounding area.

The nearby village of Ditchling is located approximately 1.4 miles from the property and provide wider range of amenities including, health centre, post office, number of pubs, café, pharmacy and small shops. Wider range of amenities can be found at the historic town of Lewes, located approximately 7 miles. By train, Hassocks mainline station is located approximately 3 miles from the property and offers regular services to London, Brighton (10 minutes) and Gatwick Airport (30 minutes). By car surrounding areas are accessed via the A272 and A23/M23 with links to Brighton, Gatwick Airport and London.

Entrance Hall

Family Room

Cosy living room with wood burner.

Sitting Room

A bright living space with patio doors out to the garden.

Kitchen open plan to the dining area

A fully fitted kitchen with wood effect work top, matching wall and base units and integrated appliances including oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Open plan to the dining area it provides a great entertaining space.


Cloakroom with wc, wash basin unit with mirror above and a useful storage cupboard with shelves.


Master Bedroom

A well-proportioned double master bedroom complete with wardrobe storage and a Juliet balcony which enjoys views of the South Downs.

Ensuite Shower Room to Master Bedroom

En suite shower room complete with fully tiled walls, shower cubicle with glass doors, wc, wash basin with mirror above and a heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

A further double bedroom with wardrobe storage.

Bedroom Three

A spacious single bedroom with storage cupboard which houses the water tank.

Family Bathroom

The main bathroom is complete with a 'roll top' style bath, separate shower cubicle with glass door, wc and wash basin with mirror above. There is a window near to the bath which enjoys views of the south downs.

Details correct: 19th March 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.

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