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East House forms the northern portion of a beautiful 19th Century manor house, with lovely gardens, situated in a stunning rural setting between Wisborough Green and Petworth. The property is within the grounds of Hawkhurst Court, formerly a large country estate, which was used by the Canadian army during World War II, then became a private school, following which it and was converted into private housing in the 1980's.
The attractive external elevations are built of Fittleworth stone and the well-presented accommodation includes good ceiling heights, large windows and lovely views over the garden. From the entrance drive, steps lead up to a large paved terrace and to the front door opening into the entrance lobby, with a door to the dining room and then, to the left a door opening into the sitting room with high ceilings, an open fire and steps leading to the study area, with French doors opening into the garden. From the study area a staircase leads up to bedroom 4 and ensuite shower room. From the entrance hall a door opens into a dining room, with an opening into the fitted kitchen. From the dining room the staircase rises to the first floor with landing storage cupboards, shower room and main bedroom. The staircase continues up to the second floor with 2 bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Outside, the property is approached over the drive leading into the estate which leads into the private gravelled entrance drive providing ample parking and with the garage building to one side arranged as 2 open bays and a store. The gardens are a delightful feature of the property, having been lovingly maintained by the owners. The main area of garden is laid to lawn interspersed with a variety of mature trees and shrubs, mainly enclosed by close board fencing. There is a useful workshop and greenhouse. From the entrance drive steps lead up to a large paved terrace. From the study there is direct access to a further walled garden, with a paved terrace and lawn opening int o the main area of garden. On the west side is a further walled garden, which is mainly laid to lawn.
LOCATION AND AMENITIES
Hawkhurst Court is situated in a beautiful very rural location, within the South Downs National Park, about 3 miles to the west of the very popular village of Wisborough Green. There are excellent local facilities including a village shop and post office, an historic church, a school and three village inns. The historic town of Petworth lies about 4 miles to the west whilst the larger town of Chichester is about just 18 miles to the south. At Billingshurst (5.5 miles) there is a main line rail service to Gatwick Airport, London Victoria and London Bridge. Halsemere (about 14 miles) also has extensive shopping and a mainline railway with services to London Waterloo. The immediate area is noted for its beautiful countryside over which there are many miles of walks and rides including direct access to 'The Mens' Nature Reserve which comprises just under 400 acres of protected woodland run by the Sussex Wildlife Trust.
Mains electricity and water are connected. Shared private drainage. Oil fired central heating. There is an annual charge of approximately £441.60 (payable monthly) which goes towards the maintenance of the entrance drive and shared private drainage.
EPC Rating F (25)
COUNCIL TAX Band G - £3,507.10 (2022/2023)
From Petworth take the A272 towards Wisborough Green and Billingshurst. After approximately 3 miles you will see a sign to Crimbourne and Coldharbour, and in the dip turn right at the crossroads into Crimbourne Lane. Proceed for about 0.4 miles and you will find the entrance to Hawkhurst Court on the right-hand side. Drive up the entrance drive, taking the left-hand fork and then the second drive on the left.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agent
RH & RW Clutton - 01798 344554