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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Offers in Region of £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Family Home
  • 1920s Architecture
  • 3,300 Sq Ft of Accommodation
  • Many Original Features Including Servant's Bell Pull
  • Private Gated Location
  • Walking Distance To Village High St.
  • 5 Bedrooms (3 En Suite)
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Garden With Southerly Aspect
  • Vendor Amenable To Sensible Offers From A Buyer That Can Proceed.

Full description

A Substantial Character Detached House Located In A Private Close To The East Of The Village, Being Within Comfortable Walking Distance Of Hurstpierpoint High Street.

This imposing and substantial family house was built during the 1920s and retains many of the features of the era. The accommodation flows well with a welcoming entrance hall providing access to the Kitchen Breakfast Room, family room and utility, with an inner hallway with character fireplace leading to the principal reception rooms. The 26 drawing room is a bright dual aspect room with feature fireplace and there is access to a sun room on the south side. There is a formal dining room and a comfortable sized study. The kitchen breakfast room provides enough space for everyday dining and children can be watched at close quarters in the adjacent family room. There is scope for change and improvement and the chance for the incoming owner to put their own stamp on the property.

Upstairs is accessed via a beautiful engraved oak staircase rising from the inner hallway. There are five double bedrooms comprising a large principal bedroom suite with 2 further en-suite bedrooms. The spacious family bathroom and the principal en-suite both have the original Art Deco period suites with matching Vitrolite glass wall covering, a particular feature of the era. The Master bedroom enjoys a pleasant aspect over the rear garden and distant views of the South Downs and Wolstonbury Hill. There is also a separate shower room and WC off the first floor landing.

Externally, there is a landscaped south facing rear garden which is laid as lawn with a substantial rustic brick terrace running across the rear of the house, there is also a decked area slightly to the west. The garden is wall enclosed and access can be gained from all around the house. Worthy of special mention is a feature visible from the rear which is a sculptured sundial in one of the main chimney stacks.
.Wickham Place is situated amongst other houses in a private road .it shares its own private drive with a detached bungalow accessed via controlled electric gates though which the bungalow owners have a right of way for access.

Entrance Hall * Cloakroom * Kitchen Breakfast Room * Utility * WC * Lobby * Inner Hallway * Family Room * Drawing Room * Sun Room * Dining Room * Study * Principal Bedroom Suite * 4 Further Bedrooms (2 En Suite) * Family Bathroom/WC * Shower Room * Garden With Southerly Aspect * Gas Centrally Heated * Ample parking * Private Access (Shared With Neighbour).

Hurstpierpoints bustling High Street is within convenient walking distance and has an excellent range of facilities. These include a village stores, post Office, Butchers, Bakers and Greengrocers. There are many other independent retail outlets and both a doctors and dental surgery. Schooling is available in the area including Hurst College, St Lawrence CEP School and Downlands at Hassocks. Being located just to the east of the village the mainline railway station at Hassocks is within walking distance or a few minutes in the car with regular services to London, Gatwick and Brighton & Hove. Miles of countryside walking in the Downs can be accessed nearby.

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16 February 2016

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