Having been a fine family home for 39 years, rather reluctantly the owner is now looking to downsize locally. Victorian cottage with 5 beds and 3 large reception rooms. Walled garden and separate plot of land with vehicular access and large covered parking area. An Air source heatpump and photovoltaic panels and many original character features. in excess of 1/2 an acre. EPC Band D.
Courtney Green are delighted to have been instructed to sell this exceptional Victorian cottage situated in the small hamlet of Five Oaks. With five bedrooms, three large reception rooms and a farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room there is a suprising amount of accommodation and this is enhanced by the large plot which extends to about ½ an acre in total. This consist of walled garden which is delightful and very secluded and there is a separate “orchard” area which has its own vehicular access and a very useful large Oak framed Barn/Carport. This interested in renewable energy will be equally impressed by the air source heatpump and photovoltaic panels which add ultra modern benefits to the many original character features. SITUATION
The property is located in the rural hamlet of Five Oaks which lies just a couple of miles to the North of Billingshurst which offers a range of shops, pubs restaurants and a leisure centre. The mainline station provides fast and frequent services to Victoria/London Bridge (approximately 65 minutes), Gatwick International Airport and the south coast. There are schools for all age groups within the locality, both state and independent, including the Ofsted Outstanding Weald Community School/6th Form and Billingshurst Primary School. There are private schools in the area including Pennthorpe at Rudgwick and Farlington, an independent day and boarding school for girls located on the outskirts of Broadbridge Heath. The larger towns of Horsham, Guildford and Chichester are all within easy driving distance and there are excellent road links via the A272, A264, A29 and A24 to the M23 and major motorway network. Golf can be found nearby at Slinfold and Horsham. For the walking and riding enthusiast there are miles of beautiful surrounding open countryside including the South Downs National Park and Downs Link.
Wooden panelled front door to Entrance Hall Radiator, under stairs recess, Oak block flooring.
Sitting Room Double glazed front aspect. Superb Inglenook fireplace with inset oak beam and mantle, quarry tile and stone hearth, Woodburning stove with copper hood, display shelves, shelved cupboard, radiator, four wall light points, Oak block flooring. Opening to
Snug Double glazed window to kitchen, radiator, book shelving, three wall light points, Oak block flooring.
Dining Room Double glazed front aspect, brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and cast-iron fire, Oak block flooring, five wall light points, two radiators. Glazed door to
Family Room Double glazed double aspect to the side/rear, woodburning stove with Slate hearth, two radiators, Oak block flooring, patio doors to outside.
Cloakroom with WC, basin with tiling, Oak block flooring, wall light.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room Double glazed rear aspect and skylight with glazed door to the garden. Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted cupboards and drawers in white high-gloss finish with complementing worktop surfaces incorporating a 1 1/2 bowl Granite sink with brushed metal monobloc tap, plumbing for dishwasher, Rangemaster electric stove with five ring ceramic hob, double oven, tiled splash back, extractor fan, radiator, slate flooring with under floor heating, downlighting. Utility Room With side aspect. Daikin Air source heating condenser, plumbing for washing machine and space for further appliances.
From the Entrance Hall the staircase rises to the First Floor Landing
Master Bedroom With double glazed rear aspect and frosted double glazed side aspect. Fitted with a range of bedroom furniture incorporating wardrobe cupboards , chest of drawers and overhead storage cupboards. telephone point, door to Ensuite Bathroom Frosted double glazed side aspect. Fitted with a panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, low-level WC, wash basin, radiator, localised tiling, extractor fan, shaver point.
Bedroom Two Double glazed front aspect. Corner shower cubicle with Triton electric shower unit, radiator, pine wardrobe cupboards with recess housing wash basin with cupboard, under shaver light, two wall light points.
Bedroom Three Double glazed front aspect. Radiator, recessed shower cubicle with Triton electric shower unit, three wall light points, Mahogany flooring.
Bedroom Four Double glazed rear aspect. Radiator, Mahogany flooring, recess cupboard (with access to former bacon loft).
Bedroom 5/study Double glazed front aspect. Wardrobe and overhead storage.
Family Bathroom Frosted double glazed rear aspect. Panelled bath with filler/drainer, hand shower, bidet, vanity unit with inset wash basin with cupboard under and back to wall WC with dual flush, vanity shelf, tiled splash back, mirror, medicine cabinets, down lighting, fully tiled walls. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Loft hatch with drop-down ladder. OUTSIDE
To the front of the property there is an area of hardstanding providing off-road parking. Attached Single Garage To the rear of the Garage there is a Home office 12’3 x 8‘6 with double glazed skylight, desktops with drawers under, power and light.
Gated side access leads to the Walled Garden. This established garden comprises a wide area of block paving patio with pergola. Steps lead to an area of lawn with mature eucalyptus tree and maturing flower and shrub beds and borders with further brick path and pergola. There is a raised pond and further ornamental pond to the rear. Attached to the property is an Outside WC. Two timber garden sheds. Trellis Arbor leads to soft fruit garden and vegetable garden with greenhouse and timber garden shed. A wrought iron gate leads to further Maturing Orchard with fruit and nut trees. There is a Large Oak Framed Barn/Carport. Wooden double gates lead to side driveway over which there is vehicular access. Within the garden there is also a small well. Outside lighting , power points and water tap.
NOTE: These particulars are intended only as a guide to prospective Tenants 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 Tenant must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of the particulars contained.