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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Billingshurst

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

The cottage was originally an early example of a four bay Wealden Hall House and was Grade II listed for its wealth of original features. The cottage is believed to be one of the oldest in the village with every room presenting an abundance of interesting features.
Timber beams can be seen throughout, some still revealing original carpenters marks, and many floors have been sanded and polished to make the most of beautiful wide floorboards.
The well proportioned reception rooms have very generous ceiling heights and impressive fire places. The kitchen is bespoke fitted by 'Mark Wilkinson'.
On the first floor the landing gives access to three good sized bedrooms and a bathroom with a modern white suite.
The kitchen and drawing room both give access to the wonderful garden. Carefully designed with terracing, winding paths and an abundance of planting, areas of lawn, and towards the rear boundary is a garden office with light and power and an Ethernet cable.
 

The thriving village of Billingshurst provides a comprehensive range of amenities and shopping facilities, including a recently opened Sainsbury's supermarket, post office, two bakers, a butchers shop, café and other independent retailers along with a good public library, churches of many faiths, and some smashing pubs and restaurants. There is also a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool. For commuters there is a main line railway station with a service to Gatwick and London Victoria. The large town of Horsham is about seven miles distant. 

Several stone steps with wrought iron hand rails either side, leading to solid wood front door which in turn leads to:

Entrance Hall
Exposed timber floor, exposed beams, glazed door leading to:

Dining Room
A wonderful period room with a very generous ceiling height and a wealth of exposed beams, impressive Inglenook fireplace with solid oak bressummer and inset period wood burning stove, two covered radiators, part exposed oak floor with a small part being terracotta tiled, sash window with shutter, turning staircase to first floor, double opening doors leading to:

Living Room
A double aspect room with a very generous ceiling height and a wealth of exposed timbers, centrepiece fireplace with solid oak mantel, brick hearth and inset open grate, covered radiator, sash window with fitted shutters, TV point, two steps with door and window to side leading to patio and rear garden.

Kitchen
Bespoke fitted with a 'Mark Wilkinson' kitchen and has a double aspect with an outlook over the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cottage style hand painted units with work surfaces comprising of a dual finish including oiled maple and granite. In more detail the kitchen comprises: a wooden work surface with inset one and a half bowl single drainer enamel sink with period style mixer tap having base cupboard under, space and plumbing for washing machine with storage recess to side, fitted Range cooker with granite work tops to either side and having base cupboards under, several further wooden work surfaces with base cupboards and drawers beneath, space for tall fridge/freezer, antique pine dresser, covered radiator, concealed gas fired combination boiler, part vaulted ceiling with recessed spot lights, part glazed door leading to rear garden, generous ceiling height with display shelving, latch door leading to:

Cloakroom Area
Divided into two areas with a corner wash hand basin, door giving access to the WC, with a period style suite, radiator and obscured glass window.

First Floor Landing
Exposed timbers, covered radiator, linen cupboard.

Bedroom One
Generous ceiling height, fitted wardrobes with light oak doors, covered radiator, secondary double glazed window.

Bedroom Two
Secondary double glazed window, exposed timbers, covered radiator.


Bedroom Three
Generous ceiling height, exposed timbers, secondary double glazed window, radiator, access to roof space.

Bathroom
Antique style white suite comprising: panelled bath with mixer shower over and glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin with antique style chromium taps, mirror over and two light points to either side, WC., chrome heated towel rail, obscured glass window, exposed wood floor.

Outside

Front Garden
To the front of the property is a level terrace with planting to the front boundary.

Rear Garden
Being a wonderful and tremendous feature of the property having been landscaped and enhanced over the years and consisting of a crazy paved and tiered terrace running the full width of the plot and is immediately adjacent to the property with several planting areas. A stone path with dry stone work to one side then meanders along the garden passing several areas of lawn with shaped edges and extremely well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders with a variety of flowers shrubs and box hedging. The path continues the full length of the garden passing a timber garden store, generously sized wooden arbor with climbing plants and towards the rear boundary is a timber summerhouse and additional garden office that is equipped with light, power and an Ethernet cable.


 

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Nearest stations

  • Billingshurst (0.5 mi)
  • Christ's Hospital (4.3 mi)
  • Pulborough (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Fowlers, Billingshurst

74 High Street, Billingshurst, RH14 9QS

01403 611043 Local call rate

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Fowlers, Billingshurst

74 High Street, Billingshurst, RH14 9QS

01403 611043 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Billingshurst (0.5 mi)
  • Christ's Hospital (4.3 mi)
  • Pulborough (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fowlers, Billingshurst

74 High Street, Billingshurst, RH14 9QS

01403 611043 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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