An attractive Grade II listed timber framed period house having had an extensive programme of extension and refurbishment, boasting a wealth of period features and beautiful landscaped gardens

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Hurstpierpoint with its bustling High Street offers an eclectic range of local shops and amenities. Hassocks is situated approximately 1.3 miles away and provides regular mainline rail services to London, Brighton and Gatwick (Victoria in approximately 55 minutes). Further to this Gatwick airport can be reached by car in approximately 30 minutes. The area is brimming with well-respected state and private schools including St Lawrence C of E, St Pauls, Downlands, Hurst College and Brighton College. The city of Brighton and Hove is approximately 9 miles away and provides world class shopping, restaurants and provisions of the arts with a diverse twist. The surrounding countryside and rolling South Downs provide the finest backdrop for walking and horse riding.

With origins dating back to 1580 this Grade II listed family house of special historic and architectural importance bears all the hallmarks of its time including exposed beams, original timber doors and working fireplaces. Over the past 10 years the current owners have sympathetically renovated the property using traditional methods and materials, seamlessly blending the stylish contemporary with the traditional. The ground floor provides 4 beautiful reception rooms including a stunning breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and bi-fold doors looking out over the part walled rear garden. There are 5 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms arranged over the first and second floors. Approached over a cobbled driveway, parking is plentiful and there is the benefit of a detached double garage. The part-walled private rear garden comprising lawn and terrace provides the perfect place for entertaining. Of particular note is the bespoke knapped flint wall commissioned by the current owners. 


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Property Reference: 8221923

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Kitchen:

  • Bespoke wall and base units
  • Tiered Quartz worksurfaces and breakfast bar
  • Two oven gas fired Aga with Aga companion
  • Space for ‘Bosch’ washing machine
  • Space for American style fridge freezer
  • Stone tiled floor
  • Underfloor heating

Bathroom 

Bathroom

  • Panelled bath with side mounted taps and hand shower attachment
  • Fully tiled shower & steam cubicle with wall mounted shower and glazed door
  • Low level w.c. suite with concealed cistern
  • Wash hand basin with cupboard under
  • 2 heated ladder style towel radiators
  • Fully tiled walls
  • Ceramic tiled floor
  • Electric underfloor heating


En-suite Bathroom

  • Free standing roll top bath with decorative clawed feet
  • ow level w.c. suite
  • Wash hand basin with cupboard under
  • Electric underfloor heating
     

Shower Room

  • Fitted shower cubicle with wall mounted shower and glazed sliding doors
  • Low level w.c. suite
  • Modern style wall mounted wash hand basin with cupboard under
  • Heated ladder style towel radiator
  • Electric underfloor heating

 

Specification: 

  • Bespoke, contemporary kitchen/breakfast room with underfloor heating
  • Vaulted breakfast room with bi-fold doors out onto the rear garden
  • Working fireplaces
  • Period features including original timber doors and exposed beams
  • Floor mounted ‘Worcester’ gas fired boiler location in the kitchen/breakfast room
  • Electric under floor heating to all the bath and shower rooms
  • Detached double garage
  • Sunken jacuzzi in the rear terrace
  • Bespoke knapped flint wall
  • pproximately half an acre plot

External:

The property is approached over a cobbled stone and brick block driveway with parking for several cars and access to the detached double garage. There is a section of lawn to the front of the property bordered by mature shrubs, plants and a pond. Side access to the rear garden is via a timber gate. apart decked terrace adjoins the full length of the rear of the property with an expanse of lawn. There is a sunken jacuzzi bath within the decked area along with a well. There is a beautiful bespoke knapped flint wall on the southern side of the lawned area along with a decked sitting area in the middle. To the north of the house is a further area of private garden with a brick store and gardener’s w.c.