A wonderful four/five bedroom Grade II Listed family home located within a conservation area with several outbuildings in the heart of the Lock Estate. Offering immense character and set in grounds of approximately 0.9 of an acre.
• | Wonderful Detached Family Home | Offering a Wealth of Character and Original Features | • | Nestled within the Heart of the Lock Estate | • | Reception Hall | Drawing Room | Dining Room | Study/Bedroom Five | Kitchen | Downstairs Cloakroom | • | Master Bedroom with Range of Built-In Cupboards | Three Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Separate W.C. | • | Log Store | Boiler Room Housing the Oil Tank | Workshop | Detached Double Garage | Detached Single Garage/Apple Store | • | Gravelled Driveway Providing Ample Parking | Gardens and Grounds Extending to 0.9 of an Acre | Summer House | Well |
Description A charming detached Grade II Listed farmhouse offering immense character set within the heart of the much sought after and most desirable Lock Estate in the village of Partridge Green. The earliest part of the house is believed to date back to the 16th Century with later additions 100 and 200 years ago, and retaining many original period features including fine exposed beams.
The property is set at the end of one of the Lock Estate lanes with two five bar gates opening onto a gravel driveway and to the large barn style garage. Steps lead down to the front door which opens into the welcoming reception hall with tiled flooring and exposed wall and ceiling timbers. A doorway leads through to the impressive drawing room, being dual aspect. The main feature of the room is the Inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer and stone hearth with a hooded open fireplace. This delightful room enjoys views over the gardens and grounds. The study is a bright room with doors opening to a small patio and gardens beyond. The cloakroom can be accessed from the drawing room and a further room currently used for storage. Across the reception hall is the dining room with lovely views down the gardens and an inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer and Horsham Stone hearth.
Through a further door is the kitchen, being of a farmhouse style with tiled flooring and a range of fitted units with under cupboard lighting and a number of integrated appliances. A stable door leads outside to the boiler room and workshop. From the reception hall, stairs rise to the first floor landing and the master bedroom with a range of fitted wardrobes and drawers and window overlooking the gardens. Three further bedrooms and a family bathroom with shower cubicle and a separate W.C.
Outside There are a range of outbuildings including a log store which is attached to the house. The boiler room and oil tank are attached to the workshop and provide storage options close to the house. The property also benefits from a detached barn style double garage with room above and a further garage/apple store which has a separate driveway access. The gardens are a particular feature with a South facing rear garden and stone paved terrace with the original well and a delightful summer house. The garden lawns sweep around the property with a number of flower beds and bordered by mature trees and shrubs, hedging and post and rail fencing. In total the grounds extend to 0.9 of an acre.
Situation The property is situated within approximately half a mile from Partridge Green village centre with its excellent local shopping facilities including a Post Office, Doctors and Veterinary surgeons, local Primary School and a pub. The area is well served with private and state schools for all age groups and churches of many denominations. The larger town of Horsham is within 8 miles distance, with its excellent range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities including Mainline Station with a service to London/Victoria and Waterloo (55 minutes). The A24 and M23 London to South Coast roads are both within approximately 3 miles and 6 miles distance respectively and connect with the M25 and the complete motorway network, providing easy access to Gatwick International Airport (19 miles distance).
Services Mains water, oil fired central heating, Private drainage to a shared septic tank. The property falls under the control of Horsham District Council . Council Tax band G.
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