5 bedroom detached house for sale

School Hill, Slindon

Guide Price £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Central village location
  • Views to front and rear
  • Original period features
  • South/West gardens
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Large driveway
  • Completely refurbished Barn

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

FLINT COTTAGE Flint Cottage is a signature property located in the heart of the pretty village of Slindon, within the South Downs National Park and dating back to the mid 1700's. This beautiful Grade II listed home has undergone a schedule of updating, including the complete modernization of the impressive self contained Barn, which offers spacious living accommodation, or a versatile work space or studio.

The generous grounds enjoy an elevated position overlooking a green containing the memorial to the origins of cricket (which is strongly believed to be Slindon) and views over fields to the rear, which are often occupied by grazing horses.

The approach to both Flint Cottage and The Barn is via a private driveway leading to a substantial parking area.

Flint Cottage

The main house, has been the subject of extensive work and alterations and now offers interesting and flexible accommodation. Although having undergone a schedule of updating, great care has been taken to preserve the character of this fine property.

The house is arranged over two floors with a good sized entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor landing. The ground floor comprises of a beautiful formal sitting room with large inglenook fireplace and access through a concealed bookcase door to the secret study. There is also an additional study/garden room located from the hall with doors and views over the gardens. The large dining area, with original chimney, enjoys dual aspects and double doors opening out to a sheltered courtyard with steps up to the lawns. The kitchen/breakfast room also enjoys direct access out to the gardens, along with a wine cellar located though a trap door within the floor.

The first floor is made up of a generous master bedroom with en-suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe/storage room, a guest bedroom with en suite, a further two bedrooms and an additional bathroom, with all of the principle rooms enjoying views over National Trust woodland.

The gardens are pretty and offer a Mediterranean feel with a landscaped blocked paved patio area with sunken well, and extensive lawns leading to the front walled garden and Barn.

In addition to this there is a detached timber built garage and driveway parking for several vehicles.
 

THE BARN The Barn, which has been completely modernized, is situated to the north of the main gardens. This stunning barn offers accommodation comprising of a large vaulted ceiling sitting room with feature fireplace and mezzanine bedroom, modernized shower room and kitchen breakfast room. Opening out from the 28ft sitting room are double doors to private gardens, which overlook National trust farmland. This superb addition could offer a variety of uses, ranging from an impressive annexe to a rental investment or even a versatile work space/studio. 

LOCATION The village of Slindon is predominantly owned by the National Trust, which has preserved much of its character and charm and has a strong and very active community spirit. Lying between Chichester and Arundel within the newly created South Downs National Park, it is in close proximity to forestry commissioned woodland and many attractive country walks and bridle paths. There is a parish church and a village shop, which is collectively run by the village residents. The nearby villages of Barnham, Eastergate and Fontwell provide a good selection of local shops whilst Chichester and Arundel, and the provincial centres of Worthing and Brighton, are within an easy travelling distance by car providing comprehensive shopping facilities. There is also a good choice of rail links to London and Gatwick airport from either Barnham, Arundel or Amberley.

Numerous sporting and recreational activities in the area include horse racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, Polo at Cowdray Park, several golf courses, a private country club at Goodwood with modern gym and indoor swimming pool and sailing at Littlehampton and Chichester harbours. The surrounding contryside provides many opportunities for walking, riding or mountain biking.

Chichester 7 miles Arundel 4 miles London 65 miles Brighton 26 miles

Goodwood 13 miles
 

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17 May 2015

Nearest stations

  • Barnham (2.3 mi)
  • Ford (3.3 mi)
  • Arundel (3.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Barnham (2.3 mi)
  • Ford (3.3 mi)
  • Arundel (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Pegasus Properties, Arundel

21E High Street, Arundel, BN18 9AD

01903 443133 Local call rate

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