A stunning Grade II Listed barn conversion forming a beautiful family home totalling 3,610 sq ft and set in an idyllic rural setting with panoramic countryside views from all aspects

With elevations of flint and brick, Smiths Barn has been restored and transformed into a substantial home, with characteristics of its origins in evidence, amidst stylish interiors, well suited to modern family life and offering flexible accommodation totalling 3,610 sq ft. Many rooms feature ceiling beams, with a prominent ancient timber post on display in the generous reception hall which has ample space for additional seating. The adjoining drawing room has a stone chimney breast with open fireplace offering a cosy setting to relax, and there is access to a garden terrace via French doors.

In the adjacent formal dining room, a further set of glazed doors open onto the sunny, southerly aspect to the front of the property, with a bay window to the rear having an outlook to the garden. Beyond the dining room, a well appointed kitchen/breakfast room has ceramic tiled flooring and offers a central island for informal dining, with an adjoining utility room providing further units and a door to access the outside. The ground floor accommodation also includes a shower room and a study with separate entrance, which offers a space for home working.

An open-tread timber staircase in the drawing room gives access to the principal bedroom suite comprising of a spacious bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom. A second staircase leads from the kitchen to three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The rooms at this level in particular benefit from the elevated views over the glorious surrounding countryside.

Outside

A flint wall fronts the lane with access onto a gravelled driveway providing access to the large double garage with workshop area and electric doors. A raised terrace at the front of the property offers opportunities for potted plant displays and links to the steps at the entrance porch. The front and side gardens, partly walled, have areas of lawn, with mature shrubs and perennial planting in flower borders. The rear garden has a low flint wall at its boundaries, affording splendid open views towards Chichester and Goodwood, with a large expanse of lawn, bordered by roses, and paved terraces for dining and relaxing. A separate barn outbuilding with loft space, offers additional flexible use accommodation and provides the perfect party barn for entertaining.

Situation

The property is located just to the south of the village of South Mundham in a peaceful rural setting with immediate access to fabulous walking and with opportunities for swimming and water sports activities close by at West Wittering. For sailing enthusiasts, marina facilities are within easy reach at both Birdham Pool and Chichester Marina and lovers of golf are catered for at Chichester Golf Club in Hunston just 4 miles distant. Goodwood to the north also offers golf, along with motor racing and horse racing events.

The Cathedral City of Chichester provides a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and cultural amenities, including the renowned Festival Theatre and Pallant House Gallery, as well as a mainline station with services to Gatwick and London Victoria. Primary schooling is available in the village of North Mundham and secondary schooling in Hunston and Chichester. The area offers excellent schooling in the independent sector, including The Predendal School, Westbourne and Portsmouth Grammar School.

Directions

From A27, exit at the roundabout onto the B2145 and at the roundabout take the exit onto the B2166 sign-posted North Mundham and Pagham. At the Walnut Tree Public House turn right onto Mill Lane, which joins Runcton Lane and after approximately 1.5 miles bear left by the pond and then left again onto Bowley Lane. The property will be found a short distance on the left-hand side.

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Other features

  • Grade II Listed Barn conversion totalling 3,610 sq ft
  • Idyllic rural setting with panoramic views
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Three reception rooms
  • Principal bedroom suite
  • Three further bedrooms
  • Self contained office
  • Barn with loft space
  • Double garage
  • Garden with countryside views

Other details

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Ref: CHI210067

Bowley Lane, South Mundham Chichester West Sussex PO20

Guide Price
£1,250,000

Ref: CHI210067

Bowley Lane, South Mundham Chichester West Sussex PO20

Guide Price
£1,250,000