4 bedroom detached house for saleHandcross Road, Balcombe, West Sussex, RH17
Sold STC £1,650,000
- Four Bedrooms Grade II listed
- Three Bathrooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Dining Room
- Sitting Room
- Drawing Room
- Cloakroom. Cottage: Bedroom
- Sitting Room
Outstanding Natural Beauty setting with superb views stretching as far as the eye can see.
The property is located at the end of a long track to which a gated entrance leads you into the large courtyard, providing ample parking for several cars. Located in the courtyard is a three bay
garage with gym above and a superb one bedroom annexe. The annexe contains a kitchen, large sitting room with galleried area, bathroom and bedroom. EPC rating D.
The main house is thought to date back to 16th century with later additions, and was originally part of the Balcombe Estate and leased to tenant farmers until it was sold off in 1977 to private
individuals. The property has four reception rooms, comprising; A generous sitting room with stunning beams and dual French doors that lead out to the terrace area, stairs are located here to the first floor. Behind the sitting room is a large yet cosy drawing room with a striking inglenook fireplace. Leading from here you have the office and downstairs cloakroom. The kitchen/breakfast room sits the heart of the house and has a plethora of
wall and floor units and ample preparation space. An island sits in the centre for more relaxed eating and steps take you up to the more formal dining room.
As you go up the stairs to your right is a bedroom with en suite bathroom, with a corner bath and separate shower. To the first floor the master bedroom has an en suite shower room and a
whole wall taken up with built in wardrobes. There is a further bedroom on this floor with a built in wardrobe. To the second floor there is the last bedroom with an en suite bathroom.
Great Coopers Corner Farm is situated in an idyllic setting just outside the village of Balcombe. Balcombe offers a range of amenities, a GP surgery and a mainline railway station with access to London Bridge in approximately 38 minutes.
Haywards Heath and Three Bridges stations are the other nearest stations with further services to London. Gatwick Airport is approximately 20 mins away with parking and regular train services to London via the Gatwick Express. Access to the M23 is approximately 10 mins away and Brighton is 20 miles away. The area has a number of highly regarded schools, both state and private, including Cumnor House, Hurst College, Worth School,
Burgess Hill School for Girls and Ardingly College.
The property sits in a lovely plot of around 3.709 acres. Within the plot are the equestrian facilities consisting of a sand school and three stables and paddock area. There is a further outbuilding of the old granary which is very useful storage for rugs and such like or hobby room. Behind the garaging is the delightful walled swimming pool with a pool house containing a kitchen and cloakroom. A gate leads you from here to the walled garden with a feature pond and a well designed vegetable garden with raised beds and fencing. The gardens are a delight, extremely well maintained and with a good variety of herbaceous and mixed borders. The outstanding views to the rear of the property are a true delight and make alfresco entertaining on the patio an absolute must.
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