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5 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Rudgwick, West Sussex

Withdrawn from Market £1,495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedroom family home with a 3 bedroom cottage, equestrian facilities, 5.6 Acres & off-road access to the Downs Link ...
  • Kitchen / breakfast room
  • Dining room, sitting room and separate snug / family room
  • Play room, Study, Music Room and Utility Room (option for a self contained annex)
  • 5 bedrooms, family bathroom and separate shower room
  • Detached lodge cottage with kitchen / breakfast room, living room, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom ...
  • Attractive lawned gardens, tennis court, fully serviced log cabin office and vehicular access to the rear ...
  • Yard comprising 5 stables, feed room and hay barn ...
  • 40m x 20m sand school with floodlights, in all c. 5.6 acres
  • Privately owned off-road access to the Downs Link

Full description

An imposing country home comprising 5 bedrooms and 4 reception rooms extending to nearly 3,700 square feet and a detached three bedroom lodge cottage with equestrian facilities and direct access to the Downs Link, offering the opportunity for dual living or rental income. There are glorious gardens, a tennis court, a yard of 5 stables and a 40m x 20m floodlit sand school, all set in some 5.6 acres with access to some fabulous hacking.

The main house offers spacious and flexible family accommodation and a delightful outlook over its grounds. Entrance via a carriage driveway provides parking for several vehicles. The entrance hall is large and retains the original panelling and impressive staircase. The double aspect sitting room has a large feature fireplace, as does the dining room which has a glorious vista over the rear gardens through an impressive bay window. The modern fitted kitchen also enjoys the rear aspect with an adjoining utility room leading through to a further two reception rooms. A small stairway leads to the first floor and a double bedroom, bathroom and music room, this part of the house could also become a self contained 2 bedroom annex. The main staircase leads to a further four bedrooms, the master also having a bay window with views over the land, a family bathroom and separate shower room. It is considered that there is scope for the creation of an en-suite bathroom and dressing suite to the master bedroom.

Outside the rear patio, with a pretty rose garden, has an attractive outlook over the lawned garden, tennis court and down to the sand school. Double gates lead from the front of the property via a hard standing track down to the sand school and stables offering good vehicular access for deliveries and leading to a concrete area for parking and turning a horse box. There is also a log cabin which is currently used as a fully serviced office. The yard is well arranged with 5 stables, a feed room and good sized hay barn overlooking the 40m x 20m rubber and sand surfaced floodlit school. Paddocks extend down to the river, with good shade and screening from established mature trees and the property has fishing rights on the bordering river Arun. The property also has privately owned, off-road access onto the Downs Link offering all year round hacking.

Tauntons Lodge has its own entrance drive and parking and sits in its own plot with gardens to the front and rear. The accommodation is well arranged with a kitchen / breakfast room incorporating a larder and airing cupboard, sitting room, study area and a cloakroom. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Tauntons is a delightful and spacious family home offering versatile accommodation with secondary accommodation and even the option for an annex, offering dual living or the opportunity for good rental income.

SITUATION
Tauntons is situated on the outskirts of the village of Rudgwick, just over a mile away. Rudgwick has a good range of local amenities with a Post office, Co-operative supermarket, Farm Shop and two schools, including Rudgwick Primary School and Penthorpe. The larger village of Cranleigh lies 5 miles away and the market town of Horsham 8 miles away, both offer a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities. For commuting the train station at Horsham offers a regular service to London Victoria in just 53 minutes and the motorway networks of the M25/M23 are easily reached providing access to Gatwick (approx. 22 miles), Heathrow (approx. 35 miles) and London (approx. 40 miles). There are a range of well-regarded schools in the area including Cottesmore, Ardingly, Handcross and Worth Abbey. There is a privately owned path which gives direct access to the Downs Link bridleway, a public right of way which provides extensive hacking, and the surrounding countryside offers wonderful opportunities for leisure pursuits. There are a number of competition centres and training facilities nearby and a well-supported Pony Club.


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