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6 bed detached house for sale

£1,300,000 Guide price

West Street, Sompting, West Sussex BN15

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Property description

A charming detached eighteenth century family residence

With its four distinctive and established yew trees having been at the forefront of the sompting village landscape for many generations, this imposing and beautifully presented grade II listed detached family residence originating from queen anne's reign.

The accommodation with approximate room sizes comprises as follows:

Covered entrance porch Part glazed period front door to:

Spacious reception hallway 24'1" x 8'1" (7.34m x 2.46m). Being split level in design with original stained wood floor boarding, levelled and beamed ceiling with cornicing, dado rail, double radiator, central heating thermostat, feature arched divide with step up allowing access to inner hallway and rear lobby.

Sitting room 20'7" x 12' (6.27m x 3.66m). Victorian patterned tiled cast iron fire surround with stone hearth and complimenting mantle, TV point, corner storage cupboards, levelled ceiling, picture rail, spot lighting, original stained wood floor boarding, door and steps leading down to basement, door and steps up to:

Kitchen/breakfast room 17'4" (5.28m) max x 14'4" (4.37m) max.. An addition to the original residence within the Georgian era, extensive range of period style units comprising single drainer 1½ bowl enamel sink inset in onyx effect work surface with cupboards, plumbing for appliance and space for microwave beneath, Quooker tap adjacent to sink providing instant boiling hot water, matching tall stores with full height wine rack beside, feature island work surface/breakfast bar with cupboards, drawer and space for stools beneath, range of matching wall mounted cupboards with cornicing, oversink plinth with down lighting, quarry tiled flooring, high level ceiling with feature beam, cottage style front aspect window overlooking front garden, space for American style fridge/freezer, feature double width Aga with gas hob and two electric ovens inset into large Inglenook style fireplace with tiled backing, doorway and arched opening through to:

Conservatory 15'10" x 9'2" (4.83m x 2.8m). Ceramic tiled flooring, two double radiators, stained wood framed double glazed windows providing a double aspect and overlooking the rear garden, telephone point, exposed rear walling with natural brick work and flint, ceiling fan and spotlighting, double glazed French style double doors opening onto the rear garden, part glazed stable style door to:

Utility room 17' x 6'2" (5.18m x 1.88m). Range of pine fronted units comprising single drainer sink inset in laminate work surface with cupboards, drawers and plumbing for appliance under, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, matching wall mounted cupboards and glass fronted display cabinets, built in storage cupboards, cottage style side aspect window and part glazed stained wood stable style door leading to the rear garden, recessed shelved pantry, door leading to reception hallway.

Dining room/drawing room 19'1" x 14'6" (5.82m x 4.42m). This room is currently utilised as a music/hobbies room with a large feature open fire place with period style surround and complimenting mantle, open grate and stone hearth, double radiator, picture rail, telephone point, two bay windows with sash style windows and stripped wood shutters, panelled ceiling, original stained wood floor boarding, two period stripped wood return doors to reception hallway and inner hallway.

Inner hallway Sweeping style stained wood staircase to first floor with stained wood banister and painted balustrade, double radiator, panelled ceiling, sash style window to half landing, understairs arched walkway and shelved recess with double cupboard under, original stained wood floor boarding.

Cloakroom Victorian style white suite comprising low level WC with mahogany seat, wash hand basin with period style taps, levelled ceiling, window, tiled shelving plinth, original stained wood floor boarding.

Double aspect living room 23'4" (7.11m) into bay x 16'10" (5.13m) max. An addition to the residence in the Victorian era, this spacious room provides a double aspect with sash style side window and full height sash south aspect bay window overlooking the front garden, large fireplace with open grate and stone hearth, three double radiators, original stained wood floor boarding, TV point, high levelled ceiling with cornicing, picture rail.

Lobby Window and part glazed door leading to the rear garden.


Office space 10' x 8'8" (3.05m x 2.64m). Approached by a ceramic tiled staircase from reception hallway, double radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, levelled ceiling and inset spot lighting, opening to:

Wine storage 9'8" x 7'11" (2.95m x 2.41m). Window.

First floor landing Stained wood banister and painted balustrade, levelled ceiling, double radiator, further staircase to mezzanine level with stained wood banister and painted balustrade.

Bedroom one 15'3" x 15' (4.65m x 4.57m). Range of stained wood fronted wardrobes with further cupboards over, double radiator, levelled ceiling with cornicing, TV point, two bedside wall lights, two front aspect sash windows overlooking the front garden and parkland.

Store room 6' x 6' (1.83m x 1.83m).

Bedroom two 14'8" x 11'6" (4.47m x 3.5m). Picture rail, textured ceiling, original stained wood floor boarding, feature patterned cast iron Victorian fireplace with green tiled backing and patterned surround with complimenting mantle and stone hearth, stripped pine door to Jack and Jill shower room.

Bedroom three 15'5" x 9' (4.7m x 2.74m). Original stained wood floor boarding, double radiator, levelled and corniced ceiling, sash style window overlooking rear garden, connecting door leading through to:

Jack and jill shower room White suite comprising wider than average shower cubicle with sliding door and independent shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin with mosaic tiled splash back, low level WC with mahogany seat, wood effect flooring, levelled ceiling with inset spot lighting, towel rail/radiator, sash style window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom four 11' x 8'8" (3.35m x 2.64m). Radiator, levelled and coved ceiling, sash style front aspect window overlooking the front garden and parkland.

Family bathroom 9'2" x 9'2" (2.8m x 2.8m). White suite composing panelled bath with telephone style mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC with mahogany seat, chrome towel rail/radiator, larger than average step in shower cubicle with independent shower unit and rain shower head, glazed door and fully tiled interior, wood effect flooring, sash style window overlooking the rear garden, further window, levelled ceiling with inset spot lighting, two double shaver points.

Mezzanine landing Secondary double glazed sash window, levelled and beamed skeiling, eaves storage cupboard with radiator, original stained wood floor boarding, stairs leading to:

Further landing Original stained wood floor boarding, levelled skeiling, door to:

Bedroom five 19' (5.8m) x 9'11" (3.02m) narrowing to 7'3" (2.2m). Original stained wood floor boarding, side aspect window, low level storage cupboards, restricted headroom, door to bedroom six, opening and step down to:

Occasional bedroom area 9' max x 8'1" (2.74m max x 2.46m). Stripped wood floor boarding, cottage style window, levelled and beamed skeiling with restricted headroom.

Bedroom six 20' max x 9'8" max (6.1m max x 2.95m max). Mostly original stained wood floor boarding, side window, levelled ceiling with restricted headroom, opening through to:

Store room 8'10" (2.7m) max x 8' (2.44m) max. Beamed and levelled skeiling with restricted headroom, stained wood floor boarding.

Private walled grounds The garden/grounds that surround the residence are another particular feature and in keeping with character of the whole property whilst being offered in several private walled segments.

Front garden The extensive front garden is laid extensively to shaped lawn with an abundance of flower, shrub and bush borders, four original Yew trees to the front boundary are distinctive and have been a feature of the locality for over 300 years.

Sweeping in and out driveway Being laid to gravel and is gated to both access and exit points.

Vegetable garden Approximately 45' (13.72m) x 37' (11.28m). Laid partly to lawn with established tree, water tap, flower and shrub borders.

Rear garden Extending to approximately 100' in width x 65' in depth and boasts an extensive lawned area with an abundance of shrubs, bushes and plants, established trees including Magnolia, split level paved patio with dividing dwarf brick walls complimented by a large Pergola with outside lighting and power point, additional outside lighting, outside toilet with low level WC and wash hand basin, two gated side accesses, water tap, majority original high level flint walled surround, semi-circular brick patio with adjacent pathway and a view towards the back of the house with its flint and brick facia, wrought iron gate to:

Pond garden 27' x 19' (8.23m x 5.8m). Ornamental fish pond with flint wall surround, established tree.

Large private gravelled driveway Serving both the main residence and annexe and allowing off road vehicle standing space for multiple vehicles together with paved area and flower shrub and tree borders.

Garage/studio 15'1" x 12'5" (4.6m x 3.78m). Approached via double doors with circuit breaker fuse board, two electric heaters, Velux double glazed roofline window, opening to:

Garage 18'6" x 8'8" (5.64m x 2.64m). Double doors.

Annexe Part glazed stable style door to:

Reception porch Natural brick flooring, levelled ceiling, double aspect part glazed stained wood door to reception hall, quarry tiled flooring, levelled ceiling, hatch to loft space, central heating thermostat.

Luxury style kitchen 15'5" x 7'8" (4.7m x 2.34m). Range of units comprising single drainer 1½ bowl sink inset into laminate work surface with cupboards, drawers and plumbing for appliance under, space for further appliance, wall mounted boiler, electric oven/grill with gas hob over, double radiator, further work surface with cupboards under and tall store beside, quarry tiled flooring, telephone point, feature beam, double glazed cottage style front aspect window, arched opening through to:

Living room 15'6" x 8'7" (4.72m x 2.62m). Period style wood burning Inglenook style fire place with hearth and large quarry tiled mantle, stained wood flooring, levelled ceiling, double aspect with cottage style double glazed windows.

Bedroom 13' x 11'1" (3.96m x 3.38m). Range of built in wardrobes, double radiator, cottage style double glazed window.

Bathroom White suite comprising pine panelled bath with hand grips and mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, bidet, vinyl floor covering, radiator, levelled skeiling, extractor fan, part tiled walls.

Shower room/WC White suite comprising step in shower cubicle housing Mira Sport independent shower unit, wash hand basin, low level WC, levelled skeiling.

Courtyard style annexe garden Hedge borders and established magnolia tree.

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Market activity
Average price paid £266,107 Sales 398 Current average value £277,968 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £16,510 ▲ 6.32%

What is the current average value of properties in BN15?

The current average value in BN15 in January 2017 is £277,968. This has increased 0.96% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £258,473 and semi-detached properties valued £287,905. In the past year property prices in BN15 have increased 6.32%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for BN15

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £362,701 £305 3.1 £359,640
Semi-detached £287,905 £309 2.9 £287,220
Terraced £258,473 £299 2.9 £261,560
Flats £174,930 £290 1.7 £166,602

Current asking prices in BN15

Average: £300,238
Avg. current asking prices in BN15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £124,375
Flats £131,250
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All £128,500

Current asking rents in BN15

Average: £799 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £527 pcm
£1,055 pcm
£1,174 pcm
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Flats £618 pcm
£787 pcm
£1,096 pcm
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All £593 pcm
£978 pcm
£1,159 pcm
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Fun facts for BN15

Highest value in BN15
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Ring Road £521,583
St. Marys Close £485,974
Fairview Road £483,652
Browning Road £426,560
Mill Road £423,222
Highest turnover in BN15
Highest turnover streets Turnover
East Street 50.0%
The Moorings 45.5%
Garden Close 43.2%
Lewis Road 42.9%
Cokeham Road 42.9%

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Nearby transport

  • East Worthing (1.0 mile)
  • Lancing (1.1 miles)
  • Worthing (1.7 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (2.1 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (22.7 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (44.8 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (17.8 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (22.8 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (22.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Sompting Village Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Bramber Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • The Globe Primary Academy (0.8 miles)
  • Worthing High School (1.7 miles)
  • Lancing College (1.9 miles)
  • Durrington High School (2.7 miles)
  • Sompting Abbotts School (0.4 miles)
  • Boundstone Nursery School, Children and Family Centre (0.6 miles)
  • The Sir Robert Woodard Academy (0.7 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,710 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 130,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £353,000 Contents value up to £50,000 Average insurance cost £30/mo (£364/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £62 Electricity £84 Estimated energy cost £146/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24900 kWh/year
Electricity: 6800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £319 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water Supply £23 Sewerage £43 Estimated water cost £66 /mo
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