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Over half (59%) of Londoners planning to move away from the capital would like to keep their commute to one hour or less. For house-hunters looking to move away from the city lifestyle to embrace a more peaceful way of life whilst still enjoying fantastic commuter links into London, Millwood Designer Homes’ new collection of homes, Heatherlands, is a fitting location. Occupying a delightful village setting in the charming East Sussex village of Heathfield, purchasers here can savour in all the benefits countryside living brings, whilst enjoying a more laid-back daily commute through picturesque countryside.

Backed by a beautiful existing woodland setting, Heatherlands comprises 23 beautifully unique homes ranging from three to five bedrooms, perfect for busy family life. Conveniently located for commuting professionals, Heatherlands is well connected sitting between two train stations, Stonegate and Buxted. From Stonegate Station, travelling into Central London could not be easier, with London Bridge being reached by direct train in just one hour, whilst from Buxted Station, commuters are well served with direct services into London taking just under 80 minutes.

Philip Brown, Sales and Marketing Director at Millwood Designer Homes, comments: “The hustle and bustle of city living can sometimes get too much, and homeowners are left looking to move further afield for a more peaceful lifestyle. Heatherlands is the perfect option for house-hunters looking to live in a more rural location; coupling excellent transport connections with a picturesque countryside location, the homes at Heatherlands offer residents the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds.”

The beautiful three to five-bedroom homes at Heatherlands feature the meticulous attention to detail for which Millwood Designer Homes is renowned for. The Charlwood is a four-bedroom semi-detached property set across three floors, with a signature interior specification, fully landscaped front/rear gardens, with garage and driveway. The Charlwood enjoys an optimum position within the development, situated right at the centre, where residents can truly feel at home at the heart of this small community.

The property features a spacious kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor, coming fully equipped with a range of integrated appliances, including a 4-ring induction hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, and wall to floor cabinets with laminate worktops and up stands. Downstairs also boasts a large living/dining room, with aluminium bifold doors provided towards the rear of the room, a toilet, and a cloakroom.

The first floor of the property enjoys three well-proportioned bedrooms, with bedroom two possessing an en-suite, and the remaining two bedrooms being served by a family bathroom. All bathrooms feature Ceramic wall tiles, contemporary white suites with chrome fittings, and heated chrome towel rails.

Finally, the top floor of the dynamic semi-detached home features a sizable master bedroom, complete with an en-suite and ample storage/wardrobe space, offering the perfect place for parents to escape after a hectic day.

Located in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), Heathfield presents an idyllic rural setting for city workers residing at Heatherlands, where they will be offered magnificent views of ancient woodland, as well as the rolling Sussex countryside. Just a few miles west of the development, residents can explore Selwyns Wood Nature Reserve – a small, mixed semi woodland area nestled in a south facing valley, with three dominant streams running through it. Several charming villages, such as Waldron, Cross in Hand and Broad Oak can also be found within the local parish, ideal for scenic weekend walks.

For weekend adventures, Heathfield is served by a selection of excellent local bus and coach services, conveniently linking the village to areas including Eastbourne, Battle, Uckfield and Tunbridge Wells. The M20, M23, M26 and M25 motorways are also all within close proximity to enable travel further afield.

The Charlwood is currently priced at £480,000. Help to Buy available on selected plots. For more information visit or call 01435 220435.