Situated close to the open green spaces of the South Downs, is this substantial family property with extensive landscaped south facing gardens. Build in the 1950s with a number of Art & Craft features, the property has been extensively updated over the years to meet more modern requirements. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and features flexible and well proportioned rooms throughout, including 4 reception rooms. Of particular note is the 26ft sitting room and adjacent dining room which interconnect and open to a spacious balcony with far reaching views across the extensive gardens and towards the Downs. In addition there is an attractive country style kitchen with separate breakfast area. The bespoke Morris and Murray kitchen includes oak and marble worktops along with a two oven aga and the usual fitted appliances. Completing the ground floor is a family room, study and two cloakrooms with wc. On the first floor, there are five bedrooms, including a master bedroom with ample fitted storage and a large en suite bathroom. The four further bedrooms have use of a family shower room. The lower garden floor is largely given over to another sitting room opening to the patio and swimming pool. This floor also incorporates changing facilities with shower for the pool and additional storage.
Situation Located close to the South Downs National Park and only a 10 minute walk to Hassocks station, this fantastic family home is situated between the villages of Hurstpierpoint and Hassocks and is surrounded by beautiful scenery. Both villages have a good range of local shops and amenities including restaurants, public houses and health centres. Local schools include Hurstpierpoint College and Downlands Community School.
Outside The property is set back from the road behind a high hedge and is accessed via a long gated drive to the side, providing extensive parking, that leads to the detached garage. The rear garden is of excellent size and is designed in an informal yet landscaped style with a number of mature flowerbeds stocked with a variety of specimen shrubs and grasses around a substantial lawn. Adjacent to the house is a large outdoor swimming pool which is heated via a ground source heat pump and surrounded by a stone-paved patio which serve as an excellent space for outdoor entertaining, with a shaded pergola to one side. In addition, keen gardeners will enjoy a well-established vegetable garden with a greenhouse, timber shed and a number of outbuildings include a globe-style summerhouse, pond and a raised seating area overlooking the length of the garden and across to the Downland.
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