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4 bedroom house for sale
Egdean, Petworth, West Sussex
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
Porch, Dining Hall, Cloakroom, Drawing Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Master Bedroom with Bathroom en Suite, 3 further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Garage incorporating a Workshop (formerly stables), Open bay cart Store and Garden Room, Tennis Court, Pond, Gardens of approximately 1.26 acres (0.51 ha), Paddock of approximately 0.75 acres (0.30 ha).
New Barn is believed to have been built during the late 19th Century and was partially converted over 30 years ago leaving what were originally stables and a sizeable cart shed, now used as outbuildings, largely untouched. Situated at the end of a country lane in the tiny hamlet of Egdean, New Barn is notable for its period character, and delightful rural setting, but also for the gardens that have enjoyed international renown having previously been open to the public under the National Garden Scheme.
The property is oak framed with part stone, part timber clad elevations under a clay tiled roof. The Barn and gardens are surrounded by arable land and pasture. New Barn which is approximately 3198 sq ft (excluding outbuildings) has large windows providing superb views and light. The accommodation comprises a triple aspect Drawing Room with delightful views over both the formal gardens and over fields, a light and spacious Dining Hall and dual aspect Kitchen/ Breakfast Room that leads to the Utility Room. On the first floor there is a Master Bedroom with a Bathroom en Suite, 3 further Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The outbuildings (which have potential, subject to planning for further conversion) are currently used as a Garden Room and a 2 bay open cart store.
The Garden is a major feature of the property largely laid to lawn with carefully planted flower borders plus a variety of mature shrubs and specimen trees. There is a well maintained and enclosed orchard with Bramley and eating apple trees, Plum and Pear trees and a stream that feeds a pond bordered with Gunnerra plants. In addition, there is a hard tennis court. In all 2.01 acres (0.81 hectares).
The property is situated at the end of the no through lane in the hamlet of Egdean which has a church, a renowned public house (The Welldiggers) and consists of a handful of charming, period properties 5 minutes drive from Petworth Town, which provides for most everyday needs, famous for the National Trust owned Petworth House and Park.
Haslemere and Pulborough have main line stations to London (Waterloo) and Victoria respectively, with supermarketsand a wide selection of shops. The larger towns of Guildford to the north and the Cathedral city of Chichester to the South, both with renowned Theatres, are within easy reach and provide more extensive shops and restaurants.
There are excellent recreational facilities in the area, with polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, golf at Cowdray Park, Pulborough and Liphook and sailing out of Chichester Harbour and other centres along the South Coast,. There are miles of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding in the area and on the South Downs.
Road: Fittleworth 1 mile, Petworth 2 1/2 miles, Pulborough 4 miles, Midhurst 6 miles, Haslemere 14 miles, Chichester 16 miles
Rail: Haslemere to London (Waterloo) approximately 53 minutes, Pulborough to London (Victoria) approximately 1 hr 10 minutes