4 Bedroom Character Property For Sale
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A unique and rare opportunity to acquire part of a former stable coach house. Stable cottage was built in 1913 in the Lutyens style and has been sympathetically converted over a 30 year period to give an individual character property with a modern twist.
- CHARACTER PROPERTY
- FORMER COACH HOUSE
- FOUR BEDROOMS
- SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE
- IMPRESSIVE KITCHEN
- LUXURIOUS MASTER BEDROOM
- SOUTH FACING GARDEN
- GATED WITH DOUBLE GARAGE
- EPC RATING E
The property is situated within a mile from the popular village of Cowfold village. The village offers a range of amenities, including a post office, a general store, public house, 13th century church and a Church of England primary school. The larger village of Henfield lies about 4 miles to the south, while the historic market town of Horsham lies approximately 8 miles to the north. The location benefits from excellent road and rail connections, Haywards Heath and Horsham offer mainline rail links to London Victoria and London Bridge. Gatwick Airport is only 20 miles away.
The property offers well appointed accommodation, a balance of character alongside a modern finish provides an impressive family home. The addition of an attached annexe adds to the versatility. The entrance hall is inviting and with a turning staircase creating a welcoming space. The sitting room was formally the tack room and retains many original features including herringbone wooden floor, cladded walls and fireplace, with a concealed cupboard providing useful storage.
A superb stylish open plan kitchen/dining and family space is extremely well equipped with quality fittings and appliances, bi-fold doors span the width of the property allowing full views over a south facing garden with ample room for a dining table and sofas. The bespoke kitchen is fitted in beautiful solid walnut units with coordinating granite worktops, there is ample cupboard space including attractive display unit, built in pantry, warming drawer, American fridge/freezer, induction 6 ring hob, double oven with extractor and microwave. A large island incorporating breakfast bar with raised glassed plinth allows people to gather, stylish pendant lights and marble tiled floor compliment the kitchen. A small rear lobby with storage and shelving ideal for your cookery books leading to the back door. Off the kitchen is a snug family room with attractive bay window. Bedroom four is located off the entrance hall and is currently being used as a study. A large utility room retains the character of the Horse loose box it once was, with glazed bricks and stable floor.
Upstairs the landing benefits from a deep storage cupboard. The main bedroom has it all, a stunning, exceptionally generous space with room for a super king bed, fitted mirror fronted wardrobes to the eves, ample concealed storage and a relaxing seating area with Juliet balcony with bi-fold doors to take in the southerly far reaching views to the south downs. The en-suite is luxurious and features, his and hers sinks set in a stylish vanity unit and tall glass front storage cupboards on either side, modern back to wall bath with marble recess for toiletries and walk-in shower enclosure. A spacious dressing area with mirrored wardrobes completes this fantastic space. The second and third bedrooms are both doubles and both benefit from wardrobe storage.
The family bathroom is generous in size and features a freestanding bath with freestanding tap and large shower enclosure.
Like the utility room, the annexe was formally a horse loose box and is approached from the courtyard garden. The entrance leads into a living room with original glazed brick work, opening to fitted kitchen with washing machine, oven and hob, sink unit and wooden dresser. Stairs in the living room lead to a double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
Once through the electric gates there is a gorgeous courtyard with ample seating area to your left. The south facing garden is predominately laid to lawn with mature fruit trees adding to the charm; an extensive patio with Ornamental pond creates the ideal area for entertaining. Further down the garden is a decking area in a secluded spot, with a former walled orchid house tucked to one side which is now utilised as a vegetable garden and chicken coup by the present owner. The garden is surrounded by mature hedges and trees giving fair degree to privacy.
A double garage with power and light and storage space above is positioned at the rear of the property, a further single garage houses a generator. Additional lawn space provides another vegetable garden and wood store. There is driveway providing ample parking for several cars.