Courtney Green are delighted to offer for sale this pretty detached 1950's built house, situated in a semi-rural location backing on to riding stables and livery yard and within a very short walk of the Downs Link. The property has been enlarged and up-dated in recent years and has accommodation arranged over two floors, this comprises a generous entrance hall with cloakroom, a good sized sitting room with open fireplace, separate dining room and a lovely kitchen/breakfast room with the centre-piece electric Aga. Upstairs there are four good sized bedrooms, the main family bathroom and a separate shower room. Many of the windows have been double glazed, but in a sympathetic style, and there is an oil fired heating and hot water system. The house sits quite centrally on a delightful plot which extends to approximately one-third of an acre and there are some useful timber outbuildings and extensive parking on the driveway for at least six vehicles. Viewings are strongly recommended with the vendor's sole agents and there will be no onward chain.
Slinfold parish is one of the largest considering the size of the village itself and Merrie Mead is sits on the eastern boundary closer to Itchingfield. Offering easy access via the A264 which passes in front of the house, the property is well situated for commuters with stations at Christ's Hospital and Horsham with fast services to London Victoria. It is is advisable to check with West Sussex County Council as far as school catchments are concerned, but the nearest primary schools are at Slinfold and Broadbridge Heath with secondary schools Tanbridge House in Horsham and The Weald in Billingshurst. There are also private schools nearby including Farlington and Penthorpe to name just two. Horsham town centre is approximately three miles distant.
The accommodation with approximate room sizes comprises:
Large Covered Entrance Area
With quarry tiled step, front door with metal studs and iron joinery, double glazed sidelights which leads to the
On two levels, the upper level with decorative tiling and the staircase rising to the first floor, radiator, thermostat for heating control and coving. Doors to
16'5 (5m) x 11' (3.35m). A double aspect room with double glazed front window with radiator beneath, double glazed French doors leading out to side and garden, additional radiator, painted Arts & Crafts style brick fireplace with quarry tiled insets and hearth and open flue, varnished pine floorboards, t.v. aerial point and coving.
16'5 (5m) x 11' (3.35m). A triple aspect room in two defined areas with double glazed windows to front, side and rear and with a partially glazed stable door to the side. The kitchen has Travertine flooring with matching skirtings and the Breakfast Area has space for a table. The kitchen is fitted with a lovely range of oak fronted eye and base level cupboards with iron handles and granite worktops having routed drainer and adjacent Villeroy & Boch double sink with micer tap. The centre-piece cream two oven electric Aga has an exposed ceiling timber above set on a canopied type chimney with filter/light over, plumbing and space for dishwasher, some wall tiling, spot lighting, high level cupboard housing the electricity fusebox and meter.
From the Entrance Hall steps lead down to an Inner Hallway with continuation of the Travertine flooring, large and useful understairs cloaks type cupboard, radiator coving, glazed door to
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - view 2
9'6 (2.89m) x 4'2 (1.27m). With pine worktop having circular sink and space beneath for laundry appliances, radiator, double glazed side window, some shelving, extractor fan and partially glazed stable door to the rear.
With continuation of the Travertine flooring and a modern white suite of pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, low level w.c., wall light point, radiator and obscured rear window.
Dining Room or Study
11'1 (3.38m) x 10'4 (3.15m). Being double aspect with double glazed window to the side and double glazed French doors which lead out to the patio and garden, radiator and coving.
From the Entrance Hall the staircase with wooden detailing rises and turns to the
With airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with shelving, hatch to the loft space. Doors to each room.
17'2 (5.23m) max into wardrobes (14'5 to wardrobes) x 11' (3.35m). With a double glazed front aspect window, full width of fitted storage with wardrobes having hanging rails, metal drawers and further storage above, coving.
With double glazed side window, radiator. A further small flight of stairs leads to the
11' (3.35m) includes wardrobes x 10'5 (3.17m). With a front aspect double glazed window, fitted wardrobe with sliding doors having hanging space, shelving and storage above, radiator and bookshelf.
10'7 (3.22m) x 6'8 (2.03m). With a front aspect double glazed window, radiator and coving.
7'6 (2.28m) x 5'5 (1.65m). With a modern white suite of enclosed acrylic Carronite bath with chrome mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and close-coupled w.c., chrome towel rail, extensive wall tiling, Karndean vinyl flooring (?), obscured double glazed rear window.
From the lower Landing there is a door to
11'3 (3.43m) x 11'2 (3.4m) max includes wardrobes. A double aspect room with double glazed windows to the side and rear, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and storage above, radiator.
6'10 (2.08m) x 4'9 (1.45m). With a corner shower cubicle with sliding door and Aqualisa electronic push button shower with stone tiling, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, low level w.c., chrome towel rail, obscured double glazed rear window, extractor fan, Karndean vinyl flooring (?).
The property is relatively central to a total plot in the region of one-third of an acre (to be verified). The gardens would benefit from some hard work and attention, however, are incredibly private with a large driveway area to the front providing extensive parking and with a gate which leads to a front garden where there are areas of lawn with pathway running between the two with a rose covered arch. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn. There are various timber outbuildings including an attached shed which houses the oil fired boiler and a larger shed/workshop which may at one time been a garage. There is a paved patio area with outside light points, oil storage tank and water tap.
NOTE: These particulars are intended only as a guide to prospective Purchasers to enable them to decide whether to make further enquiries with a view to taking up negotiations but they are otherwise not intended to be relied upon in any way for any purpose whatsoever and accordingly neither their accuracy nor the continued availability of the property is in any way guaranteed and they are furnished on the express understanding that neither the Agents nor the Vendors are to be or become under any liability or claim in respect of their contents. Any prospective Purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of the particulars contained.