6 bedroom detached house for saleCATHERINGTON
- DETATCHED FAMILY HOME
- OVERLOOKING SOUTHDOWNS NATIONAL PARK
- SEMI-RURAL POSITION
- COMPLETELY TRANSFORMED BY CURRENT OWNERS
- IMPRESSIVE AND VERSATILE FAMILY HOME
- SET ON A PLOT APPROACHING AN ACRE
- EXTENSIVE PARKING
- DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
- ADJOINING OFFICE
Set in a semi- rural position, overlooking the Southdowns National Park to the front, this property has been completely transformed by the current owners, into an impressive and versatile family home.
Understood to have originally been built in 1924, the layout now provides a well-proportioned arrangement that is ideal for family living. Set on a plot approaching an acre, which includes an area of woodland, lawned garden, workshop, sheds and greenhouse, plus extensive parking for numerous vehicles and a Detached Double Garage with inspection pit, plus adjoining office.
Entrance Hall leading into
Rear Entrance Hall
Utility & Cloakroom
Six Bedrooms, Two Staircases
En-suite Shower Room to Master Bedroom
Family Bathroom, Shower & Cloak Rooms
Gas Heating with Radiators & Double Glazing
Steps up to the front entrance, lead into the hall; there is an oak strip floor and stairs to the first floor with cupboard below and open plan access into the dining room. The front bay enjoys countryside views and to either side of the fireplace with the woodburner, are built-in cupboards. The lounge enjoys a dual aspect, with front window and patio doors to rear garden; there is a further fireplace here with woodburner, seven wall light points and shelving in recess. A door leads into the well-lit music room with windows to front, side and rear.
The generously appointed kitchen/breakfast room includes a gas fired Aga and provides a central 'hub' for family life, being well fitted with matching units having solid oak doors and contrasting flecked granite worktops. Features include brazilian slate flooring, a central 'island' with sink, an additional sink, integrated dishwasher, five ring gas hob with electric under oven and stainless steel canopy over. The room is well lit with a sky light and windows to both sides, as well as patio doors enjoying an outlook leading to the garden.
There is a door from the kitchen leading into the rear entrance hall, which has a second staircase to the first floor with cupboard below; flooring to match kitchen, which leads into the utility room, also well fitted.
There is a study at the front of the house and a cloakroom; to the first floor can be found two bedrooms and a shower room.
To the first floor of the main part of the house will be found the master bedroom which has en-suite shower room and there are three further double bedrooms and the family bathroom.
A wide gravelled drive at the front provides extensive parking and leads to the double garage to the right hand side. From a personal door at the rear of the garage there is access to an office; the building could potentially be further adapted for use as another annex, subject to planning. The owner advises historic planning consent was also granted for the construction of a car barn. There is pedestrian access to each side of the property and from the left hand side there is an access door to a useful below floor area. Across the rear of the house is a wide patio area, external lighting, power supply and tap. There are retaining walls and steps up to the garden, with lawn, trees, shrubs, ornamental pond and small copse to the rear. There is a large shed/workshop with power supplied, plus two further sheds and a greenhouse.
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
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