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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Elsted, Midhurst, West Sussex

Sold STC £2,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception rooms
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Open bay garages with secure workshop
  • Alitex greenhouse
  • Formal gardens
  • Paddock
  • Field shelter/stable
  • Stunning views
  • In all about 3.037 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented family home of immense character with stunning views directly to the South Downs

Ground Floor
Hall, Reception hall, Kitchen, Dining/family room, Drawing room, Study, Utility room, Cloakroom, Shower room, Bedroom 6/sitting room

First Floor
Master bedroom with bathroom en suite, Large landing area, 4 further bedrooms, all with bathrooms or shower rooms en-suite, Boarded attic with extensive storage space

2 open bay garages with secure workshop, Alitex greenhouse, Boiler room, Formal gardens, Paddock divided by post & rail fencing, Field shelter/stable, In all about 3.037 acres (1.229 hectares)

The Property
Parkfield was designed and built by the current owners, who were fortunate to acquire an amazing site around 15 years ago almost at the foot of the breathtaking and every changing natural scenery of the South Downs. Parkfield has been beautifully constructed and finished to a very high specification with modern fittings throughout. The principal reception rooms are light and bright and are designed to take advantage of the stunning panoramic views over paddocks that belong to the property and replicate a delightful Parkland setting. The property offers good flexible accommodation including a ground floor bedroom suite with adjacent sitting room and its own discrete access, which is very handy for a carer, nanny or dependent family member. It could also easily be used as a sitting room or study.

The elevations are part stone, part brick with red brick quoins, with some exposed timbers and hard wood double glazed windows under clay tiled roof.

The ground floor has underfloor heating throughout and the benefit of several decorative wood burning stoves which complement the high levels of internal insulation.

The property’s design and structure deliberately caters for further adaption if required. Please ask the agent for details.

Parkfield is set on a high bank on the Southern side of the exceptional Downland village of Elsted. The property has the benefit of both access to the front door and a vehicular access to the land to the rear of Parkfield via a small track which also leads walkers discretely to a public footpath. There is ample parking for several cars as well as the benefit of an oak-framed open bay garage which currently accommodates a collection of cars.

The gardens have been carefully planted both to the front and rear. To the front of the house mature hedging, fragrant climbing roses and decorative flower beds create a delightful enclosure which welcome you to the front door.

To the rear, in keeping with the outstanding countryside environment and amazing aspect, there is a mix of mature hedges, set within beautifully maintained gardens. Whilst the garden is mainly laid to lawn, it is interspersed with decorative gravel paths and flower borders which lead to various terraces in order to take advantage of the sun and the views. The vegetable garden features a very high specification Alitex greenhouse, raised beds and a garden shed. To the front of the house there is a two bay open garage block which has an adjacent secure store with a gardener’s WC and basin.

Within the dining/family room, the double sliding doors open within the wall cavity which creates a living space that invites in the incredible surroundings. The back door also has the benefit of a small porch and covered area idea for shaking off muddy boots and cleaning them in the handy Belfast sink.

For the car enthusiast, one of the garage bays includes an inspection pit. There is a paddock to the south and west with post and rail fencing and a field shelter/single stable completes the outdoor facilities.

The Location
The highly sought after South Downs village of Elsted has a popular pub, church, a village hall, tennis courts and a cricket pitch with one of the best views in West Sussex. It is clearly signposted and must be seen.

The village is situated within the South Downs National Park between the market towns of Midhurst and Petersfield, and has wonderful views over agricultural land to the Downs and huge scope for walking and riding. South Harting is 2 miles distant and has a post office, shop, public house and a church.

The towns of Midhurst and Petersfield are close by and provide for most everyday needs, whilst Guildford in Surrey and the Cathedral city of Chichester, both with renowned Theatres, are within easy reach and have more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The A3 provides fast access to London, the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports, whilst the mainline station at Petersfield provides a fast service to London Waterloo.

The surrounding area has much to offer with Polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, golf at Cowdray Park, Goodwood, Pulborough and Liphook, motor racing at the
Goodwood circuit and sailing out of Chichester Harbour and other centres along the South Coast.

The local schools present a wealth of excellent choices with Conifers, Ditcham Park, Churcher’s College, Bedales, Westbourne House, Seaford College, Highfield, The Royal School, St Edmund’s and Amesbury all within easy reach.

By Road
London 56 miles, Midhurst 4.5 miles, Petersfield 5 miles, Guildford 32 miles

By Rail
Haslemere to London (Waterloo) from 53 minutes, Petersfield to London (Waterloo) from 1 hour

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Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2017

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