Horsham Estate Agents
215-217 High Street
The Hatch is an impressive 4 bedroom family home in an exceptional setting built in c1930. This imposing traditional brick built tile hung period property showcases a smart contemporary interior. Underfloor heating extends for the majority of the ground floor, as well as the principal bedroom and bathroom. A large welcoming entrance hall with open fireplace flows through to the dining room and on to the sitting room, each with two sets of French doors to the outside. The sitting room with its open fireplace, large bay window and extensive bookshelves enjoys a triple aspect and delightful views across the gardens. The kitchen is stylishly designed with a central peninsular with seating, painted Shaker style cabinets, granite worktops, a double range oven with extractor above, a Butler's sink, Quooker tap and space for an American style fridge freezer. Upstairs accommodates four double bedrooms, each with an en suite. The principal bedroom is of particular note with its own dressing room and superb en suite bathroom. Scenic elevated views over the grounds can be enjoyed from the triple aspect including the Juliet balcony.
This property has 10.86 acres of land.
The Hatch occupies a tranquil rural location. The property is accessed from a quiet country lane through an electric 5-bar wooden gate, with the driveway sweeping up to the front of the house, providing ample parking and an open bay double garage. The grounds extend to about 10.86 acres and are immaculately maintained, with a natural pond set slightly away from the house which is a lovely feature. A delightful terrace sits laterally to the house, perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining and leads to the outdoor swimming pool with its pool house at the far end.
Agent's Note: Planning permission for an extensive kitchen/family/dining room, separate utility room, walk-in pantry and a linkage to the barn providing a fifth bedroom upstairs with an office/gym below. Plans can be viewed at: Ref: DC/19/1450 Horsham District Council www.horsham.gov.uk/ planning. NB: Prospective purchasers should make their own planning enquiries.
The property is situated approximately 2.5 miles from the sought after village of Cowfold, which offers everyday amenities while Henfield, 4.6 miles distant, offers a wider range of shops, restaurants and public houses. Horsham provides a more comprehensive range of facilities including The Swan Walk shopping centre, John Lewis Home, The Carfax, with its cobbled streets and thriving restaurants, Horsham Sports Club incorporating cricket, tennis, hockey and squash. Excellent rail connections to London include Gatwick Express and Haywards Heath 30mins to London Victoria and 35 mins to London Bridge respectively. Horsham mainline station provides services to both London Victoria and London Bridge (approx. 55 minutes). There are also excellent road connections to Brighton, Gatwick Airport, the M25 and motorway network. The area is well served with excellent schools in both the state and private sector, notably Hurstpierpoint College, Brighton College, Lancing, Ardingly and Burgess Hill School for Girls.
Travelling south on A23 towards Brighton, take the left hand lane onto to slip road to the A272 Haywards Heath/Petersfield. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Cowfold Rd/A272. After 1.6 miles turn left onto Wineham Lane, for about 1.3 miles, then right onto Kent Street where the property will be found on your right after about 0.3 miles.Read all