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3 bedroom detached house for sale

West Marden

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Property Description

Key features

  • Detached country house set in South Downs National Park
  • Galleried entrance hall
  • 2 receptions rooms
  • Large well equipped kitchen with Aga
  • Conservatory with views over garden
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms (one ensuite)
  • Attached double garage
  • Well maintained garden
  • Close to railway connections to London

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated on the edge of this picturesque Downland village in the South Downs National Park, an extremely comfortable and well-appointed detached country house. The property offers 3 bedrooms with two bathrooms (one ensuite), large well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, galleried entrance hall, 2 reception rooms, study and cloakroom. The house has an attached double garage and is set in a well-maintained garden backing onto farmland with far reaching views over The Downs towards Uppark House.

Dormers is situated on rising ground on the edge of the village within easy walking distance of its excellent local pub. Compton, with its well-stocked shop/tea room, is approximately 1 ½ miles to the north and the main shopping centres at Chichester and Petersfield are approximately 7 and 6 miles distant respectively; both with main lines train services to London. (Chichester to London Victoria 90 mins & Petersfield to London Waterloo 75 mins). Likewise, Goodwood with its renowned horse racing course, golf course and motor circuit are both within a short drive some 12 miles distant and with excellent access to the A3, London is 1 ½ hours by car.

The accommodation is arranged as follows.

Covered entrance with panelled front door to:

GALLERIED RECEPTION HALL: 16' 7" x 14' (5.05m x 4.27m) Double radiator. Telephone point. Door to:


CLOAKROOM: Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with mirrored cupboard and light over. Broom cupboard. Boiler cupboard housing Trianco oil fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating.


From the hallway a wide archway leads to: 

SITTING ROOM: 20' x 14' 6" (6.1m x 4.42m) Open fireplace with fitted woodburning stove and brick surround. Double radiator. TV aerial point. Archway to: 

CONSERVATORY: 12' 2" x 12' 6" (3.71m x 3.81m) Limestone flooring. Double radiator. Sealed unit double glazed windows. Double glazed door to south facing terrace. Views over garden and The Downs. 

From the Sitting Room an archway leads to: 

DINING ROOM: 13' 6" x 13' 11" (4.11m x 4.24m) Extensive range of fitted bookshelves with cupboards below. Double radiator. 

STUDY: 14' x 9' (4.27m x 2.74m) Custom made bookcase with drawers and cupboards below. Curved china display unit with concealed lighting. Corner desk with drawers below. Double radiator. Telephone point. Two shelved store cupboards, one housing electric circuit breaker. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 32' 10" x 15' (10.01m x 4.57m) (L-shaped). Range of fitted base and wall cupboards. Inset twin bowl stainless steel sink with waste disposal unit. Siemens electric double oven. Smeg gas hob. Oil fired Aga. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer. Double radiator. Half glazed door to: 

REAR LOBBY: Large shelved double cupboard. Half glazed stable door to drive and garden. 

Stairs to: 

LARGE GALLERIED LANDING: Double radiator. Hatch to loft. Large walk-in airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder (immersion). 

BEDROOM 1: 20' x 14' (6.1m x 4.27m) Two double radiators. Range of two double and single fitted wardrobes. Telephone point. Door to: 

BATHROOM ENSUITE: Panelled bath with tiled surround. Shower with thermostat control over and glazed screen. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Vanity unit with cupboards below; light, mirror and cupboards over. Heated ladder rack towel rail. 

BEDROOM 2: 20' x 14' 6" (6.1m x 4.42m) Double and single wardrobes. Large double fitted wardrobe. Telephone point. Double aspect windows with fine views over farmland, woodland and The Downs. 

BEDROOM 3: 15' 7" x 15' 2" (4.75m x 4.62m) (L-shaped). Built in double wardrobe. Double radiator. Double aspect windows with views over farmland and The Downs. 

FAMILY BATHROOM: Panelled bath with tiled surround. Vanity unit with cupboards above and below; light, mirror and shaver point over. Fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostat control and glazed screen. Two heated ladder rack towel rails. 

SERVICES: All main except gas. 

EXTERIOR: The property is approached via a gravelled drive with ample turning and parking space leading to an attached double garage 19'6 x 16'1 with sliding timber doors. Electric light and power. Aluminium ladder to useful loft storage space. To the front of the property is an attractive lawned garden bounded by well stocked flower beds with mature trees and shrubs. Paved terrace and having a southerly aspect. Side access to a good sized lawned rear garden bounded by herbaceous beds with a paved terrace, specimen trees and shrubs. Timber built garden shed. Aluminium framed greenhouse. Vegetable garden. Lean-to log store. Oil tank. The whole is well hedged and part fenced and backs onto paddocks and farmland to the rear with distant views to Uppark House.



DIRECTIONS: Leave Chichester to the north on the B2178 following signs to Funtington. Follow the road through the village and just after the Fox & Hounds Pub turn right into Hares Lane (B2146) and continue for approximately 1 ½ miles. At the junction turn right towards Walderton and follow the road for 3 miles. On entering West Marden turn left. Follow the road passing the Vitoria Pub and the driveway to Dormers will be found a short distance along on the right hand side of the road.

Please Note: Neither the heating system nor the services have been checked by the Agents.


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02 November 2016


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