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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Road, West Chiltington, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Conservatory
  • Garaging for 8 cars with 2 Rooms and Shower Room above
  • Swimming Pool & Pool house
  • Stabling & Manege
  • Mature Gardens and Paddock
  • In all about 3.5 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lakers House was constructed in the style of a Spanish villa for the actor, Norman Wisdom and provides spacious, well planned accommodation ideal for a family and entertaining. From the drive broad sweeping steps rise to the front entrance doors which open to the spacious hallway and principal reception room. Double doors open to the west facing dining room and conservatory, both opening to the garden and terrace. A study area, fitted kitchen/breakfast room and utility room complete the ground floor accommodation and from the hall a circular staircase leads down to the lower ground floor games/family room.
The circular staircase rises from the hall to the first floor landing, off which are 5 bedrooms including the principal suite with dressing room and bathroom. 4 of the bedrooms open to balconies which overlook the gardens and grounds with rural views to the west.
Many original features including ornate plasterwork which reflect the design and style of a Spanish villa have been retained.


Lakers House is situated in a beautiful secluded location in the historic village of West Chiltington, noted for its charming period cottages and houses. Adjacent to the property and with direct access from the grounds is the West Chiltington sports ground and pavilion which provides a variety of facilities including cricket, football and tennis. Local facilities are available in the village whilst more comprehensive shopping facilities are available in the villages of Storrington to the south and Pulborough to the west. There is an excellent selection of schools in the area including the nearby village school and Windlesham House School. Recreational facilities in the area include golf at The West Sussex Golf Club at Pulborough, Show jumping at Hickstead, polo at Cowdray Park and over the surrounding countryside, including the South Downs National Park which lies to the south, there are many miles of beautiful walks and rides.


From the lane double gates set on stone pillars open to the tree lined entrance drive which leads to a large parking area adjacent to the front entrance and garaging.
The gardens are a delightful feature with sweeping lawns, stone terracing and a wide variety of mature specimen trees and flowering shrubs. The house is set well within its gardens and enjoys a high degree of seclusion. The heated swimming pool with electric cover is set in a stone surround and to one side is the pool house providing changing facilities and a cloakroom.
The substantial detached garage provides garaging for 8 cars and above are 2 rooms and a shower room providing additional accommodation. Set within the sweeping west lawn is a climbing shrub and rose clad pergola which extends towards the paddock and manege. To one side are the stables, tack room and a store and there is also a children's play area.
In all the gardens and grounds extend to about 3.5 acres.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 April 2017

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