Director, Horsham and Guildford Regional AgencyGuildford Estate AgentsHorsham Estate Agents
Grade II listed 4-5 bedroom house with a detached one bedroom annexe, in approximately 2 acres
Believed to date back to the early 17th Century with later additions, this delightful Grade II listed property with an abundance of period features which has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners. Entrance is through the oak front door into the hallway with its flagstone flooring and formal reception rooms on either side. The sitting room, also with flagstone flooring, boasts an impressive inglenook fireplace with former bread oven, and the dual aspect dining room also has a fireplace. The third reception room is a family room enjoying wonderful views out over the garden. Two steps lead down the kitchen/breakfast room with its traditional brick flooring and a gas fired Aga. From here there is a door leading to the outside as well one leading out from the adjacent laundry room.
From the hall, there is access down to the cellar and also stairs leading up to the family bathroom on the mezzanine level, and then on up to the five bedrooms on the first floor. From the landing stairs rise to the second floor where there is space in the eaves to create a study/ playroom or hobby room, with eaves storage at both ends. Agent's Note:
There is lapsed Listed Building Consent to create an alternative principal bedroom with en suite on the first floor.
This property has 2 acres of land.
The gardens and ground are superb and much thought and planning has been put in to create a stunning and varied outdoor space to enjoy. The front of the house is covered by a fabulous wisteria and is approached by a stone pathway with box hedging on either side enclosing the formal tulip beds. The rear patio is a wonderful place for outdoor entertaining and relaxing, while from the side patio a wooden bridge leads over a little stream and through the pergola, covered in an variety of climbing plants, to the vegetable growing area, pond, greenhouse and shed. There are many well-stocked and colourful flower beds and ponds and woodland which can be enjoyed through the various meandering pathways within the grounds. In addition, a wonderful wildflower meadow provides sanctuary for wildlife, including sighting of some rare species. The house also comes with an oak triple bay garage, various outbuildings and a large heated above ground swimming pool. Finally, there is a very useful and versatile detached one-bedroom annexe with a kitchen and shower room.
The Property is conveniently located close to the rural village of Ashington with its local pub, church, primary school and beautiful surrounding countryside. Ashington lies between the historic market town of Horsham to the North, with its mainline station providing regular services links to London Bridge and London Victoria, and the coastal town of Worthing to the South; both providing a comprehensive range of amenities including varied restaurants and eateries, public houses, theatres and cinemas, and a host of local and high street shops; as well as excellent sporting and recreational facilities.
The nearby South Downs National Park provides access to miles of beautiful walks and bridle paths.
There are also excellent road connections to Guildford, Brighton, Gatwick Airport, and the M25 motorway network.
From the High Street in Storrington, proceed in an easterly direction on the A283 to the Washington Roundabout where the A24 crosses the A283. Take the first exit on to the A24 and head north towards Horsham. After about 1.5 miles, take the slip road signposted to Ashington. At the junction turn left into the Old London Road and go straight over the mini roundabout and through the village. Take the first exit at the next roundabout signposted to Billingshurst and the property can be found on the right hand side.Read all
- Entrance hall
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room and separate Laundry and store
- Principal bedroom
- 4 Further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Detached one-bedroom annexe
- Double garage and single open bay garage
- Workshop and outbuildings
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- Map & Street View
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