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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Petersfield Road, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29


Property Description

Key features

  • Gated entrance
  • Annex
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • The expansive double garage

Full description

Believed to date back to the 1700’s, and securely set behind timber electric gates. The property enjoys expansive grounds, set in just over one acre of landscaped garden and woodland, backing onto Midhurst Common.

The property has been completely refurbished by the current owners to a high specification, and consideration taken to enhance original features throughout.

The ground floor of the property boasts a large open plan kitchen breakfast room. The central island has oak worktops, butler sink, integrated dishwasher, and breakfast bar. High quality oak kitchen units fitted throughout with electric/gas double Falcon oven and granite worktops leading into oak floored dining area with exposed oak beams. A great area for entertaining.

Off of the main hallway the large double aspect sitting room, with exposed wooden flooring has been recently decorated, and features a large fireplace with bread oven and log burner. This leads into the games room, again with exposed beams and onto the large drawing room or office. Again double aspect with large patio doors leading out to the beautifully landscaped rear garden area.

The utility/boot room enjoys a WC and fitted oak units for washing machine and dryer and direct access to the rear garden.

A beautifully appointed family bathroom is found off the hallway, with bath, shower, sink, and WC.

On the first floor, the owners suite is approached by a second stairwell with an interesting port-hole window built into the wall to ensure a light and airy feel on the approach. Consisting of a large light bedroom overlooking the rear garden with 4 Velux rooflights and double patio doors opening with Juliette balcony to overlook the rear garden. The en suite shower room is luxuriously appointed.

Three further bedrooms, 1 with en suite and shower, and 1 with en suite, WC and sink. The owners currently use one of the bedrooms as a dressing room with open plan built in cupboards and dressing table therein.

The beautifully maintained grounds are in excess of one acre, wrapping around the property providing seclusion and interesting old out-houses and a play-house can be found. Ample parking for six + cars on the gravel driveway.

The rear of the property is laid to lawn with artificial grass and landscaped, which ensures a useable all year round area for entertaining.

The expansive double garage has self contained annex accommodation above, providing spacious accommodation for guests or as an income investment for renting out. Fully contained with it’s own kitchen, large living area, bedroom and shower-room.

The house has attracted interest from Victorian artists including Helen Allingham, Arthur Claude Strachan, and A R Quinten. It has been the subject of a Lilliput Lane study on Helen Allinghams paintings of Sussex cottages.

An internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate all that this exceptionally spacious detached family home has to offer. It is worth noting that Manor Cottage is not a listed building.

Midhurst offers a wide range of shops, schools, churches, public houses, sport/community centre, regular bus services and a Health Centre in Easebourne. Cowdray Park where golf and polo may be enjoyed is nearby and sailing on the south coast is within 20 miles, racing at Goodwood 6 miles and Chichester Festival Theatre is 12 miles. Haslemere provides a main line station (Portsmouth/Waterloo) and is 8 miles north. The area is renowned for its many miles of open countryside and is designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 July 2019


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