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King Edward VII Estate by City & Country

Kings Drive, Midhurst GU29 0BJ

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Overview

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King Edward VII Estate sits within the South Downs National Park (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in West Sussex, between Haslemere and Midhurst. It comprises a unique mix of Grade II and II* Listed buildings which have been meticulously restored and converted into exceptional apartments, duplexes and houses combining all the original character features of the existing buildings with stylish modern specifications.



In addition to the private homes at King Edward VII Estate there are also a collection of fantastic communal areas and facilities including a private gym, concierge service, landscaped gardens, and a boutique lounge where residents can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee from the servery. With Planning Permission approved, residents will also soon be able to enjoy a range of leisure facilities located within the historic former Chapel, including a swimming pool and café* and there are also long-term plans for a tennis court.

These extensive internal communal spaces mean home owners can cost effectively own their own piece of history with all the space and luxuries normally associated with a much larger home.

The gardens, originally planted by the acclaimed horticulturalist Gertrude Jekyll, have been replanted and are once again coming to life for all residents to enjoy.

*Café subject to stage of development and suitable provider.

Sales Suite open daily 10am to 5pm.

Location

Location

Kings Drive, Midhurst GU29 0BJ

Opening hours

Sales Suite open daily 10am to 5pm. Please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

When you live at King Edward VII Estate you can enjoy a host of excellent leisure facilities. The Estate boasts a gym offering workout and resistance equipment and beautifully restored communal spaces such as the former reading and dining rooms. These spaces can be hired by residents for functions and events, allowing homeowners to cost effectively own their own piece of history with all the space and luxuries normally associated with a much larger property. There are also plans to provide a café/shop and a spa style swimming pool complete with sauna, steam room and spa bath within the Estate’s iconic Grade II* listed chapel*.

The King Edward VII Estate also offers exclusive access to 165 acres of glorious private woodland ~ hugely popular with the Estate’s many dog owners. A number of original Measured Walks, of varying length, have been fully restored and reopened. These walks then lead you out to National Trust land.

*Subject to stage of development/level of demand

Lifestyle

Plans for the estate include an on-site swimming pool and gym for the private use of residents and a series of public walks totalling 6.9km meandering around the estate through mature oak woodlands and heathlands.

Residents will also have access to some of the original hospital communal areas, including the Lounge and Reading Rooms.

In addition to this the magnificent Arts & Crafts style Chapel, with views over the grounds, will be occupied as a community shop/café offering residents easy access to basic supplies and a wonderful space to socialise.

In the local area are numerous restaurants, including the award winning Duke of Cumberland, Lythe Hill and Spread Eagle Hotels to mention a few. Whilst Haslemere and Midhurst offer a range of high street and small independent shops.

For the more active amongst residents, aside from the beautiful ambling countryside ideal for trekking and biking, are a wide range of activities including the Cowdray Park Golf and Polo Clubs, the Haslemere Lawn Tennis Club and a number of swimming and fitness centres.

For those with an interest in yachting and sailing the Chichester Yacht Club is an all year round members club whilst the Chichester Cruiser Racing Club races in Hayling Bay, the Solent and beyond.

If you are looking to relax the Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa, Old Thorns Manor Hotel Golf & Country Estate and Champneys Forest Mere are a short drive from the estate.

Landscaping

The elegant gardens of the King Edward VII Hospital were designed by the highly acclaimed garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll. She worked closely with Percy Adams to allow the integration of the architecture and gardens that can still be seen today.

The gardens are an early 20th Century example of a therapeutic garden and are of considerable historic interest in their own right, which is recognised by their listing on the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens. They have further significance in the combination of the Percy Adams and Charles Holden designed Sanatorium and the Jekyll designed landscape, their unity encapsulating many of the aspirations of the Edwardian era.

This was one of Jekyll’s most ambitious and complex projects, she produced 40 planting drawings for both the formal gardens to the south and the main drive way to the north where the planting merged into the natural vegetation. Although since the setting out of the original design over 100 years ago, some of the Jekyll gardens have succumbed to the need for new buildings, extensions and car parking, the gardens to the south of the hospital remain remarkably intact.

The gardens are a nationally important heritage asset, and a unique example of Jekyll’s belief in the benevolence of plants and their benefits to patients, in their restored form they will continue to deliver these benefits for both residents and visitors.

Transport Links

Local Area

King Edward VII Estate sits within the South Downs National Park (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) on the West Sussex/Surrey border.

It is a short distance from the A3 corridor and combines all the benefits of rural living with easy access to the M25 and major London airports including Heathrow and Gatwick and excellent commuter train links in to London Waterloo from Haslemere Station in less than an hour.

The small market town of Midhurst is located five miles away, offering a range of restaurants, shops and other local amenities. Midhurst has recently just been named one of the best places to live within the UK.

Haslemere, just 7 miles away, offers a range of boutique shops and independent restaurants and cafes, as well as a bakery, deli and fishmonger. There are also several pubs and restaurants as well as small boutique shops, well-known high street brands and supermarkets.

Further afield the cathedral city of Chichester offers a wide range of high-street brands and restaurants and can be reached in 45 minutes by car.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Liphook (4.5 miles)
National Train Station logo Haslemere (5.1 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Properties

Specifications

General

The contemporary interiors are created using a palette of pastel colours which blend perfectly with the historic features of the properties. Each home has been cleverly designed to maximise space and natural light, with careful attention paid to every detail of the interior finishes.

The specification includes:

Electrical:

• Alarms – intruder alarms to all units
• Mains operated smoke detectors
• Sky Satellite and Freeview Digital Terrestrial
• Chrome shaver sockets to bathrooms and en-suites
• LED down lighters to bathrooms
• Pendant fittings to living areas and bedrooms

Heating & General:

• Voice activated door entry where applicable to communal areas
• Communal gas powered central heating via radiators

Floor Finishes:

• Existing wooden parquet flooring retained where possible
• Oak engineered flooring to living areas and some kitchens
• 100% wool carpets to bedrooms where there is no existing parquet
• Porcelain tiles to some kitchens

Kitchens

Bespoke luxurious kitchens, in a variety of finishes, have been carefully designed to suit the unique layout of each property. All are fitted with stone worktops and stainless steel appliances from Siemens.

The specification includes:

• Individually designed contemporary kitchens
• Premium units boast hand made in-frame John Ladbury kitchens painted in a selection of heritage paint colours
• Stone worktops to all units
• Stone upstands and splashbacks to all units
• Stainless steel appliances from Siemens including single and combi oven/microwave and ceramic hobs Integrated dishwasher & fridge/freezer

Bathrooms

Spa style sanctuary bathrooms are both modern and understated, featuring soft colours providing clean and luxurious finishes. All bathrooms enjoy quality branded items such as Sanitaryware from Vitra and Brassware from Hansgrohe.

The specification includes:

• Sanitaryware from Vitra
• Brassware from Hansgrohe
• Shower enclosures and screens from Simpsons [where possible]
• Natural Grade A Travertine tiles to floors and walls, derived from limestone

About Developer

City & Country is a family owned business which was originally founded in 1962. Over the last 50 years’ we have been successfully evolving and embracing change to become a market leading niche developer; specialising in working with the very best of Britain’s architectural heritage and sensitive landscapes.

Based in Stansted, Essex, City & Country has historically operated in East Anglia. As part of our strategy for growth and in order to capitalise on our core skills and new opportunities we have expanded our sphere of operation to include London, the South East, the South West and Scotland.

Our background means that we are very well placed to evaluate and deliver complex mixed use schemes but we are best known for our award-winning reputation as an expert in the conservation, restoration and conversion of historic and listed buildings. This, combined with the sympathetic and complementary design of new properties around these nationally important heritage assets or in other sensitive places, has put us at the forefront of specialist property development.

Quality is at the centre of everything that City & Country does, which is how we remain leaders in our field. By combining experience with a fresh, creative approach and a strong emphasis on design and traditional craftsmanship we are able to deliver successful and aspirational developments. With over 50 years’ in business, our most powerful motivation continues to be the constant pursuit of excellence and continuous improvement in every part of our business.

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