Long Lea is an individual and contemporarily designed house situated in a very private and quiet position in the sought after village of Itchenor. The house is accessed via a long drive and double electric gates reveal a property designed by the Sussex architect Neil Holland. Long Lea combines Far-East influences fused with traditional oak and brick. The house is quietly situated which makes the most of the south facing views across the Sussex countryside.
The accommodation at Long Lea is spread across three floors and is perfect for flexible family living. The kitchen/breakfast room is really the heart of the house with plenty of space for entertaining. Sliding doors open onto the south facing terrace overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. The kitchen is made by Bulthaup and is fully functional with Gaggenau integrated appliances. The small sitting area in the kitchen is perfect for family life.
A stylish spiral staircase leads from the kitchen to additional bedroom and studio space, which is perfect for teenage children and guests.
The drawing room is the principal reception room and situated next to the kitchen with doors leading out to the garden.
Leisure and fitness facilities on the ground floor include a gym and spa room. The indoor swimming pool is an exercise pool with jets to swim against. It also includes a hydraulic cover. The cinema room is situated on the lower ground floor along with two temperature controlled wine cellars.
Stairs from the hallway give rise to the first floor with three double bedrooms and two bathrooms (one ensuite). The principal bedroom enjoys fantastic views to both south and east allowing for a wealth of morning light.
On the ground floor there is an integral one-bedroom annexe complete with kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room/bedroom 2 and bedroom with bathroom.
Externally the garden has recently been Remodelled and is mainly laid to lawn with large borders. There is a separate kitchen garden with greenhouse as well as a separate oak framed studio perfect for a home office or summerhouse. The south facing terrace is across the rear of the house and is the perfect suntrap and ideal location for al-fresco dining. There is also plenty of storage including an integrated double garage and ample parking and storage for boats and other water based activities.
Architectural Style: Contemporary
Lot Acres: 1.27