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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Pookbourne Lane, Sayers Common, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6

Guide Price £2,450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Sussex Farmhouse
  • Set in Approx 8.002 Hectares (19.755 Acres)
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Outbuildings with Permission to Convert to Separate Dwellings
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Much Charm & Character Throughout
  • Further Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stunning Sussex farmhouse with much charm and character, in exceptional condition throughout. The property has been much improved by the current owners and still offers scope for further improvements, including the extending of the property into a wonderful adjacent barn to create a striking kitchen/family room, subject to the necessary consents. Well planned accommodation includes a bay fronted, triple aspect sitting room with doors leading to the gardens, also having an impressive inglenook fireplace with an inset log burner. The family room has a wonderful leaded light bay window affording exceptional views to the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of bespoke units, complimented by solid timber working surfaces. The room extends to incorporate an ample seating area with doors leading out to the gardens. There is a further room which has most recently been utilised as a bedroom, with a dual aspect. To the first floor a wonderful master suite, includes a lovely bedroom with leaded light bay, overlooking the gardens, dressing area and a luxuriously appointed en-suite with freestanding bath and separate shower cubicle. The further bedrooms are served by an equally luxurious family bathroom with a stunning freestanding bath and a raised wet room area.


Situated in a rural location, adjacent to open fields with Hurstpierpoint village about 3 miles distant offering a good range of local shops and other local amenities including church, pubs and schools. The village of Sayers Common is also nearby with local amenities. Train services can be accessed at Hassocks Station (3 miles) or alternatively, Haywards Heath (6 miles) offers a wider range of amenities including fast, frequent rail services to London Bridge and Victoria, as well as Gatwick Airport. The A23 to the west gives excellent road access south to Brighton (approx. 20 minutes) and the South Coast and north to Gatwick (approx. 20 minutes) and London via the M23/M25.


Set within gardens and grounds extending to approximately 19.775 acres. The immediate gardens include ample lawned areas which lead to a heated swimming pool with retractable cover and surrounding landscaped areas with a further pool house alongside. There is also a recently surfaced tennis court. Alongside the property is a wonderful pond with surrounding ornamental cast railings. Outbuildings include a garage with adjoining gymnasium, a period office building over two floors with kitchen facilities and an imposing detached barn with adjacent kitchen garden. The surroundings fields complete the grounds of this exceptional property. The current owners have also secured planning permission to convert an open barn into a striking four bedroom separate dwelling of approximately 289m2 (3110 sqft) and the conversion of a cow shed/stable to a further separate dwelling of approximately 135m2 (1453 sqft) This could suit a multi-generational family, staff or the opportunity to convert and sell these converted properties.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016

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