Thyme Cottage is very pretty period cottage with much charm and character and with planning to extend, located in the sought-after hamlet of Upperton, adjacent to Petworth Park. The cottage believed to have origins dating from the late 18th Century, is at the end of a terrace and has lovely external elevations which include stone, with brick quoins, interspersed with painted wooden windows and all under a clay tiled roof. The accommodation includes many period features, including some exposed beams and a brick fireplace incorporating a wood burning stove. The current owners have recently made some significant improvements including fitting a brand new kitchen and bathroom. However, there are further areas that are considered to be in need of further updating and refurbishment. Planning consent was granted in May 2021 for a two-storey extension (SDNP/20/03116/HOUS) which would create three reception rooms and two double bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and a separate shower room.
The accommodation comprises a sitting room, fully fitted kitchen, dining room and a study (possible occasional bedroom) on the ground floor with a double bedroom and ensuite bathroom on the first floor. We believe an incoming purchaser could split the bedroom in to two smaller rooms fairly easily.
Outside, at the rear, there is a pretty cottage garden, which is quite private and includes areas of lawn, various mature shrubs and climbing plants, a paved path and 3 large brick built storage sheds. There is also a path at the end of the garden which runs behind the neighbouring gardens and leads out onto the lane.
LOCATION AND AMENITIES
Thyme Cottage is located in the popular hamlet of Upperton which is quietly located on the west side of Petworth Park amidst the rolling West Sussex countryside and within The South Downs National Park. Access to the beautiful Petworth Park is within Upperton and just a few minutes away. There are endless footpaths and bridleways very close by. Tillington is about 1/2 a mile to the south with the Horseguards Inn pub and the 12th century All Hallows Church. Petworth is about 2 miles to the east with shopping for everyday needs and Midhurst is about 5.5 miles to the west which also has the Cowdray Park Golf Club and Polo lawns. Goodwood (about 12 miles) has horseracing, motor racing and golf. The cathedral city of Chichester (about 17 miles) with its renowned Festival Theatre has further shopping facilities with a good selection of high street shops and supermarkets. Mainline stations are at Pulborough (about 8 miles and Haslemere (about 11 miles), both providing services to London and the south coast. The A3 can be accessed via Milford in under half an hour.
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.
Band E - £2,591.77 (2023/2024)
From Petworth head west along the A272. Turn right into Tillington, continue past the Horseguards pub, continue uphill, with the wall of Petworth Park on your right, past the cricket ground/tennis courts. Once in Upperton the road narrows and then bends around to the right. Continue through the hamlet and shortly after the cobbled parking area on the left you will find Thyme Cottage on the right hand side, the last of the terrace.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agent
RH & RW Clutton - 01798 344554