A handsome period country house, with extensive accommdation and grounds
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Toat Hill House is a handsome country property, with six bedrooms and fantastic entertaining space on the ground floor. The property is set in beautiful and extensive gardens, and occupies a peaceful and private position backing onto open fields. On the ground floor there are four generous reception rooms, leading off the hallway offering much flexibility in their use. There is an elegant, comfortable dual aspect drawing room with an impressive open fireplace, a more informal sitting room, a dining room, ideal for entertaining guests or enjoying family meals, and a very generous triple aspect family room with French doors onto the gardens. This space would lend itself very well as a home office. The kitchen breakfast room has splendid wooden units to base and wall level, as well as a central island, marble worktops, an Aga and an integrated double oven and hob. From the welcoming hallway, stairs rise to the first floor where the very generous principal bedroom with its dressing room and an en suite bathroom can be found. There are a further five bedrooms on this floor, one with an en suite and two family bathrooms. On the top floor there is a large open loft space, which could easily be converted into additional living space.
This property has 4.45 acres of land.
The property is approached via a gravel driveway, with ample space to park several cars at the front of the house. The gardens to the rear are delightful and well maintained with a wonderful terrace, with covered seating area ideal for al fresco dining. Immaculate lawns sweep down to the tennis court, with a paddock beyond. The remainder of the formal gardens are bordered by a variety of mature trees and hedging, together with some lovely flower borders and shrubs, creating a sense of peace and seclusion. Agent's Note: There is a separate large field of approximately 6.93 acres adjacent to the property which is available by separate negotiation.
The property is situated close to the villages of Slinfold and Broadbridge Heath, within easy reach of the sought-after town of Horsham. Slinfold has a popular village shop, church, public house and primary and pre-schools, while Broadbridge Heath provides further local amenities, including supermarkets, a leisure centre and a primary school. The historic market town of Horsham offers a more comprehensive range of facilities, including a John Lewis at Home, Swan Walk shopping centre, The Carfax, with its cobbled streets and a variety of restaurants, as well as a theatre, cinema, leisure centre and mainline railway service to London Victoria (approximately 48 minutes) and London Bridge (approximately 60 minutes). There are also excellent road connections to Guildford, Brighton, Gatwick Airport and the M25, and excellent recreational and sporting facilities nearby, including Slinfold Golf & Country Club and Horsham Sports Club as well as walking and hiking in the surrounding countryside. The area boasts a number of highly regarded schools, including Cottesmore, Pennthorpe, Farlington, Christs Hospital, Cranleigh and Millais.
From Guildford, take the A281 south away from the town, and continue to follow the A281 for 12 and a half miles. In the village of Rudgwick, turn right onto Haven Road and after three miles, at the junction, turn right onto the A29/Stane Street. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto the A264/Horsham Road and after a mile and a quarter you will find the entrance to the property on your left.Read all
- 4 reception rooms
- 6 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms, one en suite
- Separate games room
- Tennis court
- Garden and paddock, in all about 4.45 acres
- Additional land (6.39 acres) available by separate negotiation
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