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- Drawing room
- Library/sitting room
- Dining room
- Games room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Seven bedrooms
- Swimming pool
- Tennis court
- Tree house
- Stables and land (optional)
The house is substantial and makes a perfect family home or a weekend retreat. The house includes large reception rooms with original character features including open fire places, seven bedrooms, swimming pool, tennis court, tree house and lake. All set in stunning grounds. Excellent access to London and the coast. On the edge of the Knepp Castle Estate's Deer Park. It is close to a footpath/bridleway network with access to extensive country walks. The Knepp Castle Estate is the home of a Polo Club and manages much of the estate for conservation. The house has four main bedroom suites and a wing which has in the past been used as a children's nursery, staff wing and granny annexe. There are outbuildings, stables and paddocks available if required, and the house has been used in the past by a polo patron with 25 ponies!
The area is renowned for its exceptional private schools including Windlesham House, Cottesmore, Worth, Hurstpierpoint College, Christ's Hospital, Farlington, Pennthorpe, Lancing, Ardingly, Brighton College and Roedean. Several Windlesham families live in other houses on the Estate.
The Knepp Castle Estate
A private family own and run the Estate which comprises about 3,500 acres. The Estate is multi faceted but with an emphasis on conservation, and the land provides fabulous walking and riding through a series of vast parks. Further information on the Estate can be found on the two websites www.knepp.co.uk and www.kneppsafaris.co.uk. There are public footpaths adjacent to the property.
The area is popular with horse riders and the Knepp Estate has a livery yard catering for all levels at nearby Newbarn Farm (approx. 2 miles away), with an extensive off-road riding network around the Estate. There are a number of stables that could be made available. The Estate also has polo grounds and a good low/medium goal club. Cowdray Park is 20 miles.
(fastest times as published by Southern Rail at time of going to press), Horsham (7 miles) for London Victoria (51 mins) & London Bridge (1h03m), Gatwick (22 miles) for London Victoria (30mins) & London Bridge (32 mins) & St Pancras International (53 mins), Christ's Hospital (7 miles) for London Victoria (1h04m) & London Bridge (1h12m), Haywards Heath (12.5miles) for London Victoria (43 mins) & London Bridge (47 mins) & St Pancras International (1h07m).
Gatwick and Heathrow international airports are both readily accessible. Helicopters can land at the property.
The A24, A23 and M23 give access to the M25 and national motorway network.
Horsham is about 7 miles, Brighton and Guildford are both about 25 miles. Marks & Spencer food 4 miles
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil boilers. Access to the Estate's superfast fiber broadband network by separate subscription.
Council Tax Band H. Gardening services will be provided in the letting (subject to contribution) but the tenant will be responsible for all other outgoings, including routine maintenance of the pool, tennis court and tree house.
The house has an EPC rating of F28.
From the A24/A272 junction, head south on the A24 (towards Worthing). After about 1/3 of a mile get into the right lane and shortly after the B2135, turn off on the left to Partridge Green, get into the right lane feeder and turn across the dual carriageway into Floodgates Farm (next to a white Gate Lodge). Take the third right to a security gate to Floodgates House.
Strictly by appointment with the Knepp Castle Estate Office.
firstname.lastname@example.org / Jason@knepp.co.uk
01403 741 235
Estate Office, Knepp Castle, West Grinstead, RH13 8LJ
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