5 bedroom detached house for saleThe Village, Ashurst, Steyning, West Sussex
Guide Price £1,250,000
• A Charming Detached Grade II Listed Family Home | Offering Immense Character | Situated in a Much Sought After Village | Entrance Hall | Cloakroom | Utility Room | Family Room/Snug | Drawing Room with Inglenook Fireplace | Dining Room with Inglenook Fireplace | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Principal bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom | Four Further Bedrooms with One En-Suite | Family Bathroom | Garage/Workshop with Adjoining Open Fronted Garage/Woodstore | Two Stables | Feed Room | Small Paddock | Large Landscaped Gardens and Grounds | Views Over Adjoining Countryside | Annexe Potential |
|Description|| A charming detached Grade II Listed family home offering immense character being situated in the much sought after and most desirable village of Ashurst. The earliest part of the house is believed to date back to the 15th Century with the date 1556 carved into the oak bressumer above the inglenook fireplace in the drawing room. The rest of the house is believed to date from the 16th Century and still retains many original period features including fine exposed beams. The property has undergone thoughtful extensions over time to the north side inkeeping with the delightful character of the rest of the house and now offers spacious accommodation with the possibility of a self contained annexe.|
|.|| The property is approached through a pair of brick pillared entrance gates which lead onto the gravel driveway passing the delightful gardens up to the house, garaging and parking area. A path and steps lead across the stone terrace to the entrance porch and wood front door which opens into the entrance hall with flagstone flooring, exposed timbers and beams and exposed brickwork to the chimney breast and stairs rising to the first floor. The drawing room is one of the oldest parts of the house with a most impressive inglenook fireplace with the date of 1556 carved into the oak bressumer, having fitted benches to either side, exposed brick and stone surround with a log burning stove, exposed beams and French doors opening to the terrace and gardens beyond. The dining room is accessed through the drawing room and also has a most impressive inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer, however this is not currently in use. There is a second staircase in this room leading to the first floor.|
|.|| The Kitchen/breakfast room has a quarry tiled flooring, with a range of cream shaker style floor and eye level units, and space for numerous appliances. The breakfast area enjoys an outlook onto the terrace, gardens and countryside beyond. From the entrance hall a doors leading to a downstairs cloakroom, a study with parquet herringbone flooring, exposed timbers and beams and views over the gardens and countryside beyond, and a utility room has flagstone flooring, a range of cupboards and space for appliances.|
|.|| The first floor can be reached by two staircases to two landings with doors to five bedrooms. The master bedroom has a raised ceiling with a wealth of exposed beams and an open fireplace. Across the landing is a bathroom and a fifth bedroom which could provide dressing room space to create a master suite. The guest suite of bedroom two has a fitted wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom. A dressing area is across the landing and has a door to the fourth bedroom. The fourth bedroom has an inter-connecting door to bedroom three benefitting from an en-suite shower room. Bedroom three may also be reached by a door from the second landing.|
|Gardens and Grounds|| The delightful gardens surround the house with a mixture of lawn areas bordered with a variety of plants shrubs and mature trees. There is also a pond with a wooden bridge over a water feature. The rear terrace and lawn area have far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. On the South Eastern side is the stable yard with a timber framed block consisting of two stable boxes, a feed room with power and light and concrete flooring. To the rear is a storage area and dog kennel. The garage and workshop is brick built with a pitched and hipped tiled roof and a pair of wooden doors. Attached to the garage is a lean to open fronted garage area which houses the oil tank. A gravel driveway sweeps down to a set of brick pillared electric wrought iron gates with intercom entry system. The property sits in total grounds of approximately 1.1 acres.|
|Situation|| The property lies in the village of Ashurst, with a local pub, The Fountain and very popular primary school and church. Partridge Green lies 1.5 miles North with a selection of local shops and a post office. The historic village of Steyning offers a more extensive range of shops, trades and services centered around its traditional High Street which is approximately 3.5 away. Access to the A24, North of Partridge Green is within 4 miles and provides dual carriageway connections to Horsham which offers a large range of shops and services as well as a mainline railway station to London Victoria. The A24 then connects to the other major centres including Crawley and Gatwick airport. The surrounding Area provides walks along many local footpaths and the River Adur across at Henfield.|
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