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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Selham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28

Guide Price £5,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 10 bedrooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive Country House built from local stone at around the turn of the last century. The property commands an elevated position in the heart of the South Downs National Park. It has a swimming pool, staff accommodation, tennis court and extensive garaging. A further cottage is available.

Selham House is an impressive and handsome Country House built from local Ashlar stone with a gabled tiled roof at around the turn of the last century. It has been home to several illustrious families including The Cowdray family to whom are attributed many of the improvements and alterations to the house over the years, as well as the Maharaja of Bahawalpur who acquired the property in 1948.
The ground floor is graced by five elegant principal reception rooms together with an impressive entrance hall and reception hall with its fine staircase rising to the first floor. Serving these grand rooms is a newly installed modern kitchen with breakfast room and two substantial wine cellars. The first floor is arranged around a galleried landing with a substantial master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom which can easily be connected to a secondary bedroom if required. There are eight further bedrooms on the first and second floors, two of which are en suite, and a housekeepers flat on the second floor comprising a sitting room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom.
The 3 bedroom annexe is situated to one side of the house and has its own independent access. Nearby is a refurbished 1 bedroom single storey cottage.
The stunning gardens and grounds have largely been laid out over the last 20 years and fully complement the existing mature wooded grounds.
These include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and two large garage buildings.


Petworth 3.5 miles . Midhurst 4 miles . Haslemere 10 miles (London Waterloo 49 minutes) . Chichester 15 miles . Central London 55 miles (Distances and times approximate)

Road
Petersfield and Haslemere provide good access to the A3 which links with the national motorway network.

Trains
There are mainline train services from Haslemere to London Waterloo taking approximately 49 minutes.

Airports
Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton International Airports are easily accessible.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 May 2019

Nearest station

  • Pulborough (6.7 mi)
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55 Baker Street, London, W1U 8AN

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55 Baker Street, London, W1U 8AN

020 8012 3483 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Pulborough (6.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Knight Frank, Country Department

55 Baker Street, London, W1U 8AN

020 8012 3483 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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