A characterful family home with extensive rural views, set in delightful grounds.

Ladymead is a wonderful family home with 16th century origins which has been extensively remodelled and updated over the years. The house is very well proportioned and benefits from extensive gardens with paddock, swimming pool and tennis court. Inside, the property is well presented and ideal for family life, while retaining many character features such as exposed beams and flagstone floors. Recent improvements to the house include double glazing, a 4 bar water pump and 5 amp lighting in the principal rooms. The front door opens on to a generous hallway with polished parquet flooring. Leading on from the hallway is a delightful double aspect study with oak flooring and fitted cabinets. The kitchen is a wonderful entertaining space with an AGA, York stone flagstone floor, bespoke fitted units and a walk-in larder. The breakfast room has a vaulted beamed ceiling, underfloor heating and doors leading out on to a terrace. There are also a useful utility and boot room to the rear of the house as well as a stylish downstairs cloakroom. The family/dining room has a wonderful inglenook freplace with French doors on to the garden and terrace. A formal sitting room with an open fire and French doors on to the garden completes the downstairs accommodation. To the first foor there are 6 bedrooms, a walk-in dressing room and a principal suite with built-in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom. There are two further family bathrooms.

This property has 5.79 acres of land.

Outside

Approached by a tree lined drive, the gardens and grounds are delightful and made up of lawned areas, an orchard and a pretty parterre garden next to the house. In addition there is an outdoor heated pool, pool house with kitchenette, changing area with showers and a WC. The tennis court is located beyond the pool and the grounds are completed by a paddock and stable area. To the front of the house is a large gravelled area providing parking for several cars and access to a double garage. Planning Permission granted for detached garage, tackroom, hay store & workshop DC/21/0348

Situation

Ladymead is situated in the pretty hamlet of Coneyhurst, just 2 miles southeast of Billingshurst which has a range of local shops for everyday needs, as well as a mainline station to London Victoria, with additional services through the Arun Valley, south coast and to Gatwick Airport. The historic market town of Horsham provides a more comprehensive range of shops and amenities including Swan Walk shopping centre, The Carfax with its cobbled streets and varied Restaurant quarter, Horsham Park and Pavillions Leisure Centre, and a mainline railway station providing links to London Bridge and London Victoria. There is an excellent choice of state and private schools within easy reach including The Weald at Billingshurst, Windlesham, Cranleigh School, Brighton College and Seaford College. Recreational opportunities include sport and leisure centres at Billingshurst, Horsham and Cranleigh.

Directions

From Billingshurst, head east on the A272 towards Coneyhurst. After approximately 2 miles turn left into West Chillington Lane. The entrance to Ladymead is the first turning on the right and the house is accessed via a long tree lined driveway.

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Other features

  • Entrance hall
  • Drawing room
  • Family room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Study
  • Cloakroom
  • Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom
  • Five further bedrooms
  • Two family bathrooms
  • Swimming pool with pool house
  • Tennis court
  • Stables and paddock
  • Double garage
  • Grounds approximately 5.79 acres

Other details

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Ref: HOR190076

West Chiltington Lane, Coneyhurst Billingshurst West Sussex RH14

Guide Price
£1,500,000

Ref: HOR190076

West Chiltington Lane, Coneyhurst Billingshurst West Sussex RH14

Guide Price
£1,500,000