A fine grade II Listed five-bedroom farmhouse

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Nowhurst Farm House is a spacious wisteria-clad detached property, with grade II Listed status dating originally from the 16th century. With some later additions, the property features more than 3,500 square feet of attractive accommodation, with a variety of delightful period details, including exposed timber beams, open fireplaces and flagstone flooring. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and includes four reception rooms, providing flexible and comfortable living space. There is a well-proportioned drawing room with a fabulous grand open inglenook fireplace, a formal dining room, a study, also with an open fireplace and a door leading onto the garden and pool terrace. In addition there is a very useful office with a stunning vaulted, timber framed ceiling and French doors opening onto the courtyard garden. The open-plan kitchen/breakfast room area has French doors, space for a breakfast table and plenty of storage in wooden units, as well as a split butler sink and an Aga. There is also an electric hob and double oven. Upstairs, the principal bedroom features an en suite bathroom and adjoining the bathroom, a dressing room. There are a further four double bedrooms as well as a family bathroom and separate WC on this floor.

This property has 1.56 acres of land.


At the front of the property, double 5-bar wooden gates open onto a circular gravel driveway, with an area of lawn and rose garden at its centre providing plenty of parking space and access to the double garage at the side. The garden to the front is laid to lawn, with a variety of mature trees. Leading off the back of the house there is a delightful courtyard garden with ornamental pond and 2 vine arbour. The main garden to the side of the house includes a heated swimming pool, paved terracing, an extensive lawn, a pond and a hard tennis court. At the end of the garden, steps meander down to a wooded area with seating overlooking the North River, which runs past the northern boundary of the property.


Nowhurst Farm House is located in a rural setting just outside the popular village of Slinfold, which has its own village shop, church, public house and pre and primary schools. Approximately four miles distance is the historic market town of Horsham, which offers a more comprehensive range of facilities including a John Lewis at Home, Swan Walk shopping centre, The Carfax, with its cobbled streets and varied Restaurant quarter, including a Michelin star winner; Horsham park and a mainline train station to London. The A24 is close by giving access to the M23 and wider motorway network, London, Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the south coast. There are also a number of excellent state and private schools in the area, including; Shelley Primary School, Tanbridge House School, Christ’s Hospital, Millais Girls and Forest Boys Schools, Farlington School, Pennthorpe and Cottesmore.


From Horsham, take the A281/Bishopric away from the town centre and turn onto the A24 slip road heading towards Worthing and Southwater. At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto the A264 and at the next roundabout, take the first exit to stay on the A264. After three quarters of a mile, at the next roundabout, take the second exit onto the A281 towards Guildford, and then at the following two roundabouts, take the first exit to continue onto the A281. After a further three quarters of a mile, turn left onto Nowhurst Lane, and follow the lane for half a mile almost to the end, where you find the property - a large white farmhouse with double 5-bar gates and a flag of West Sussex in the rose garden.

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Other features

  • Reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Study
  • Large farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room
  • Pantry
  • Utility/bootroom
  • Office
  • Cloakroom/WC
  • Principal bedroom with dressing room & en suite bath
  • 4 further double bedrooms
  • Family bathroom and separate WC
  • Double garage
  • Courtyard
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool and tennis court

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Ref: HOR210003

Nowhurst Lane, Slinfold Horsham RH12

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Ref: HOR210003

Nowhurst Lane, Slinfold Horsham RH12

Guide Price