An attractive and elegant country house situated in a beautiful rural location and prominently positioned within its private gardens and grounds of approximately 4.5 acres with the benefit of a substantial outbuilding

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Situated in the rural outskirts of the parish of Albourne, the property is approximately 3.7 miles and 2.7 miles from the villages of Henfield and Hurstpierpoint respectively. Both the villages have bustling High Streets including a green grocers, delis, butchers, post offices, restaurants, public houses and churches. The larger village of Hassocks, with its mainline train station provides regular rail services to London. There are also several highly regarded state and private schools nearby.

Situated in a private and peaceful location at the end of a tree lined driveway, ‘Kingsfold’ is a substantial family house set in gardens and grounds of approximately 4.5 acres. The property boasts grand reception rooms benefiting from high ceilings and sizeable bay windows overlooking the gardens. Of particular note is the reception hall with large inglenook fireplace and solid oak galleried staircase. Character features are in abundance throughout including decorative oak wall panelling, oak doors and large open fireplaces. There is also a large and useful cellar. There are 5 double bedrooms on the first floor serviced by 3 bathrooms and a shower room. A further staircase from the landing leading to a large loft room having glorious panoramic views over the gardens and grounds. The sizeable outbuilding that sits opposite the property over the courtyard was previously used as the village hall and comprises a large room with vaulted ceiling with a selection of workshops, stores and clockrooms/w.c’s. There is also an attached carport. The enchanting private gardens and grounds that surround the property are predominately laid to lawn and interspersed with mature shrubs and established trees. There property also benefits from a tennis court and a further driveway via Truslers Hill Lane.


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Property Reference: 9336637

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Kitchen:

  • Wall and base units

  • Tiled worksurfaces

  • Oil fired ‘Aga’ into recess

  • inset ‘Moffat’ electric 4 ring hob

  • Substantial pantry cupboard

Bathrooms

Bathroom 1

  • Panelled bath

  • Low level w.c. suite

  • Pedestal wash hand basin

  • Heated towel radiator

    Bedroom 2

  • Panelled bath

  • Low level w.c. suite

  • Pedestal wash hand basin

  • Heated ladder style towel radiator

Bedroom 3

  • Panelled bath

  • Pedestal wash hand basin

  • Shower Room

  • Fully tiled shower cubicle

  • Pedestal wash hand basin

Outbuilding: 

The property benefits from a beautiful and sizeable outbuilding of approximately 1,660 sq ft which was once used as the village hall. Comprising a large hall with a vaulted ceiling there are also 3 useful storerooms, a workshop, 2 cloakrooms, utility room and an attached carport. Services to the outbuilding include mains water and electricity.

Specification: 

  • Floor mounted ‘Buderus’ oil fired boiler

  • A wealth of character features including open fireplaces, high ceilings and decorative oak wall panelling

  • Substantial detached outbuilding of approximately 1,660 sq ft

  • Loft room with distant views over neighbouring farmland and beyond

  • Quaint tree lined driveway

  • Private gardens and grounds of approximately 4.5 acres

  • Tennis court

  • Additional access via Truslers Hill Lane

  • Sizeable cellar

  • Attached carport

External:

The property is approached via a mature tree lined driveway leading to the courtyard where there is parking for several cars and access to both the carport and the outbuilding. The gardens and grounds surround the property on all sides and amount to approximately 4.5 acres. They are predominately laid to lawn interspersed with mature trees and bordered by established hedgerow. There is also a tennis court and an additional driveway providing access from Truslers Hill Lane.