For Sale

4 Bedroom Detached House

Laughton Lodge, BN8


  • Beautifully Presented 4 Bedroom Detached House
  • Set In Fabulous Countryside with views of the Downs
  • Communal Use of 23 acres of Land
  • Stunning Sitting Room
  • Modern Kitchen and Dining Room
  • Mezzanine Floor
  • Master Bedroom with En Suite
  • Bedroom 2 with En Suite
  • 2 Further Double Bedrooms
  • Modern and Spacious Family Bathroom
  • Laughton Lodge has excellent internet connection with a leased line of 1000 Mb per second.

Shelleys Estates, independent estate agents, are delighted to bring this beautifully presented, 4 bedroom detached home to market.  Situated on the outskirts of the village of Laughton in a beautiful rural setting of 23 acres.

Laughton Lodge was established in 1998 and is a co-housing community in the East Sussex countryside.  There are over 20 privately owned homes and there are a number of other buildings offering residents and visitors the use of guest rooms, kitchens, dining room, dancehall, yoga studio and a number of offices and work spaces.  

Laughton Lodge are founder members of GENWISE, the UK branch of the Global Ecovillage Network and aim to adhere to the networks Dimensions of Sustainability. Whilst maintaining the privacy of individual homes, residents aspire to live co-operatively, informally sharing skills and support, and enjoying each others company. Laughton Lodge has a woodchip heating system and its own water supply from a bore hole.

The purchaser of this property becomes a Director of the company The Community Project Ltd, which owns the Freehold on completion. The Purchaser has the communal use of 23 acres of land as well as a Community Building of 11,000 sq. ft.

Laughton Lodge has excellent internet connection with a leased line of 1000 Mb per second.


The Property is located on the outskirts of the village of Laughton, East Sussex.  The village has a lovely Village Shop and Post Office as well as a Public House and the County Town of Lewes is a few miles away with its mainline train station. There are also train stations at Glynde and Southease.  There is a primary school 1 and half miles away as well as Ringmer Primary School and  Ringmer Academy which are 3 miles away.


This lovely, spacious cedar home is beautifully presented with contemporary bespoke fittings throughout.  The spectacular glass front of the house is glazed to the roof, offering an abundance of light and stunning views to the open countryside and the South Downs in the distance.

The property has a large front deck area with shade making it the perfect place for sunbathing, entertaining and relaxing.  

It has an extremely spacious modern kitchen and dining area, next to the lounge and a double bedroom on the ground floor, with its own en suite shower/steam room.  There are three further double bedrooms upstairs, a stunning mezzanine area and a family bathroom.

You enter the property from the main door as you approach the house from the side and go straight into a very spacious hallway, complete with full length fitted cupboards for all your storage needs, running the length of the hallway.  You then walk through to the kitchen and dining area.


A fabulous, very well designed, bespoke kitchen with a full length pantry and integrated double fridges running along one wall so all your storage needs are taken care of.  There are lots of worktop areas and many drawers, to make this an extremely practical kitchen.

There is an integrated dishwasher, integrated bins, washing machine, a powerful range double oven with six hobs and a chandelier cooker hood.

There are windows to the front of the house and to the side and a breakfast bar with a sink plus drainer and a boiling water tap.

There is also a very large dining area, as well as a study area, which makes this space versatile as well as a great entertainment zone.


The breathtaking lounge is found just off the kitchen area.  First you see the large contemporary wood burning stove and then you eyes are drawn upwards to the vaulted ceiling that spans the whole height of the house.  Finally you see the South wall is all glass, running to the very top of the house.  There are shutters to offer privacy when needed.  There are glass doors to give access to the front deck, with those views to the South Downs.


Before entering this room, there is a further storage cupboard to the left.  The room is a lovely double bedroom with glass doors leading to another decking area at the rear of the property, with views to the woods and field beyond.  The en suite comprises of a walk in steam and shower room, WC and basin with storage.


This is a relaxing space to sit and enjoy the views over the open countryside.  From here you can look down into the lounge.

The further bedrooms and family bathroom are also on this floor.


This is a very spacious double bedroom situated at the rear of the house with a window to the rear overlooking the woods and open fields.  The flooring is bamboo.  The en suite bathroom is at the end of the room, with another window, a large jacuzzi bath, a WC and basin.


This double bedroom is divided into two parts, so it is perfect for a double bed area, with an additional dressing table and lounging area.  The main window is to the side of the house, the Velux window is to the front of the house.


This double bedroom is situated to the rear of the property with one window overlooking the woods and open fields at the back and the other window overlooking the southern fields.  It has a large wardrobe.


A spacious family bathroom with a full sized bath, a basin and WC.


Set in 23 acres of beautiful gardens, woods and meadows, Laughton Lodge is a thriving co-housing organisation of over 20 homes.

All houses at Laughton Lodge are self contained private homes bought on a 9,999 year lease and all homeowners are directors in the company that holds the freehold.

It benefits from shared buildings containing a dance hall, yoga studio, dining room, kid's playroom, guest rooms, shower areas, office and studio spaces and a large commercial kitchen.

The water is drawn from a bore hole and not chemically treated.

The community comes together for monthly work days, parties and other seasonal celebrations.

Shelleys Estates recommend an early viewing of this property.


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