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3.6 acres, Henfield, West Sussex
Under Offer - Guide Price Range £995,000


  • Beautifully presented & handsome Grade II Listed farmhouse
  • Accommodation of great character incl. 3 rec rooms, kitchen/breakfast rm, 4 beds & 2 baths
  • Detached studio with potential for ancillary uses (STC)
  • Fine oak & tiled garage/workshop/stable outbuilding also with good potential (STC)
  • Private drive, gardens, grounds & paddock. Overall approx. 3.6 acres (1.46 Ha)
  • Extensive views across its own ground & adjoining countryside to the South Downs National Park
  • Accessible edge of village rural location

***Guide Price Range £995,000 to £1,050,000*** Barrow Hill Farm comprises a beautifully presented and handsome detached period former farmhouse, Listed Grade II and believed to originally be a Tudor hall dating from the 15th C. and with later additions to now offer a home of considerable character and charm. This includes extensive light oak beams and timbers, in particular to the older timber framed sections of the building and fine inglenook fireplaces to the reception rooms together with wood flooring and tilling to several rooms. Externally, the house includes a mixture of attractive elevations of exposed oak framing with brickwork and plaster panelling in between, plus sections of part tile hanging and with the pitched and largely hipped roof covered in handmade clay tiles including forming a cat-slide to the rear and South elevations. The farmhouse occupies an accessible location on the rural edge of the popular village of Henfield, within walking distance of shops and facilities and yet enjoying some wonderful South-Westerly views across its own very attractive gardens, grounds and pastureland to the South Downs National Park.

***Guide Price Range £995,000 to £1,050,000*** Barrow Hill Farm comprises a beautifully presented and handsome detached period former farmhouse, Listed Grade II and believed to originally date to the 15th C. and with later additions to now offer a home of considerable character and charm. This includes extensive light oak beams and timbers, in particular to the older timber framed sections of the building and fine inglenook fireplaces to the reception rooms together with wood flooring and tilling to several rooms. Externally, the house includes a mixture of attractive elevations of exposed oak framing with brickwork and plaster panelling in between, plus sections of part tile hanging and with the pitched and largely hipped roof covered in handmade clay tiles including forming a cat-slide to the rear and South elevations. The farmhouse occupies an accessible location on the rural edge of the popular village of Henfield, within walking distance of shops and facilities and yet enjoying some wonderful South-Westerly views across its own very attractive gardens, grounds and pastureland to the South Downs National Park.

The delightful and beautifully presented accommodation includes three reception rooms including the drawing room with inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and fine family/sitting room facing South and West and enjoying superb views over the gardens and paddock to the South Downs in the distance and also with the charm of the inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, oak floor and French doors to the terrace. This room leads through to the farmhouse style kitchen with its range of wooden cupboards and drawers, granite work surfaces along with a central island with solid oak worktop and cupboards under, 2-oven gas Rayburn with twin Neff gas hob to the side and extractor over, butler style sink and points for dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave oven, tiled floor. The kitchen connects with the dining/garden room which is South facing and with French doors leading out to the terrace and also providing a wonderful view point to the South Downs and over the property's garden and land. A third reception area is formed by the reception hall/study also with a period fireplace connecting to a lobby with oak front door. A a secondary oak front door leads into the entrance hall/adaptable cloaks hanging area with adjacent modern bathroom with white suite including bath with hair shower/mixer attachment, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin plus cupboard to one corner. To the South side of the house, and also with external oak doors and glazed windows, is a useful attached storeroom. To the first floor of the house and accessed by the front staircase is a landing with picture window and doors leading to a modern bathroom including bath with shower over, w.c. and wash hand basin. Bedroom Four is a double and East facing room and with fine polished wide oak floorboards. Bedroom Three is also a double room with views to the West. Within the heart of the house are Bedrooms One and Two, both being rooms of tremendous character with fully exposed light oak beams and timbers and with period fireplace and fitted wardrobes to Bedroom Two. Bedroom One has exposed wooden floorboards and linen cupboard to one corner housing lagged copper hot water cylinder and a further walk-in cupboard to one corner which may offer scope for creating an ensuite cloaks/shower facilities to the main bedroom (subject to all necessary consents). The rear staircase leads from Bedroom One back down to the reception hall/study and passing a door into the adjacent storeroom. To the outside, the property is approached from Broadmere Common by a long initially tarmacadam and then limestone gravelled private entrance drive creating an impressive approach to the property and passing its paddock area on the left/West hand side and thence leading to a very generous carriage drive adjacent to the fine oak framed and tiled garage/workshop/stable building. This drive then forms a circular in-out route back down to the principal drive and also with a gate to a side and secondary drive via a right of way over the neighbouring property Barrow Hill Barn. The pretty gardens surround the farmhouse and included different lawned areas each with its own robotic mower system and hard and soft landscaping with mature hedged boundaries to enhance privacy, plus various paved paths and terracing and a 'sunken' area to the East side of the house including wood storage areas and greenhouse and a good point to enjoy the front/principal elevation of the house with its mixed climbers. The main area of garden lies to the West beyond the stone paved terrace which provides a wonderful viewpoint and spot for al-fresco dining with steps up to the detached bothy/studio building, timber framed, tiled and with weather boarded elevations and double glazed windows and providing wonderful views as well as offering good scope for ancillary uses. Adjacent to the studio is a good sized lawned area with mixed planting and hedging to the edges and gate leading down to the drive and oak outbuilding. The very attractive traditional timber framed and tiled outbuilding includes oak weather boarded elevations under a tiled, pitched and hipped roof and offers adaptable and very useful storage and work space with long tandem garage, two double bay open fronted garage with further workshop/stable to one side and South facing workshop/store to one end. With power and light connected and water to this building. To the rear of the building is a span roof lean-to tractor/log store. Beyond the drive is the adjacent paddock which gently slopes to the South and provides a sensational view point of a wide breadth of the South Downs. Overall the property extends as a whole to approximately 3.6 acres (1.46 Ha).

Barrow Hill Farm is situated at the Southern extent of the village of Henfield, approx. ¼ of a mile from the High Street, which boasts a wealth of local shops trades and services situated in a traditional High Street setting. The village has a thriving community with many varied events taking place throughout the year with the facilities including health and sports centres, library and churches of most denominations and St. Peter's Church Of England Primary School. There a good range of state and independent schools in the area. In addition there are many varied countryside walks immediately accessible from the property. Hassocks is approx. 7 miles to the East, which has a mainline railway station with services to London Victoria and Gatwick. The coastal City of Brighton and Hove is approx. 9 miles (sea front) to the South-East and Horsham is approx. 11 miles to the North. Both offer an excellent range of shops, trades, services and entertainment facilities. Henfield is situated between the A24 (approximately 5 miles to the North-West) and the A23 (approx. 4 miles to the East) both of which give good access to the major routes in the area including the M23/M25 and national motorway network.

Photos and particulars prepared in January 2020 (ref RBA). Mains water, electricity and gas are connected. Modern private drainage system. Council Tax Band -'F'.

From our Henfield High Street office, head in a Southerly direction towards Shoreham (A2037) and follow the road bearing to the left down Barrow Hill and around a sharp right hand bend and then take the first road on the right signpopsted to Broadmere Common and proceed for approx 100 metres and the private entrance drive to the property will be found on the right.

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