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3 acres, Nuthurst, Nr. Horsham, West Sussex
Sold (STC) - Guide Price Range £995,000


  • Charming 16th C. 4-5 bed cottage
  • Superb Ancillary Barn: home office/studio/guest accommodation
  • Delightful mature gardens & grounds, extending overall to c. 3 acres
  • Double garage, driveway, level recreational/paddock area & mature woodland
  • Pretty & quiet, yet accessible, semi-rural location on edge of village
  • NO FORWARD CHAIN

***Guide Range £995,000 to £1,050,000*** A charming and very appealing Grade II Listed DETACHED COTTAGE together with the great benefit of a SUPERB SEPARATE DETACHED BARN PROVIDING ADAPTABLE ANCILLARY ACCOMMODATION and currently used as a home office/studio guest accommodation and overlooking the property's delightful mature gardens and grounds which extend OVERALL APPROX. 3 ACRES. The property occupies a peaceful semi-rural location on the edge of the popular small village of Nuthurst and is also very well placed for access to the centre of the old market town of Horsham with mainline railway station, all being within 4 miles.

Listed Grade II of architectural & historical interest, Harriots Hill Cottage is believed to date from the 16th Century with later additions and alterations and with the principal and original part of the building comprising quintessential part timbered elevations with a mixture of brick and part tile hanging and with front roof elevation being covered in Horsham stone with clay tiling to the rear and later additions. The very appealing accommodation is full of character with extensive exposed beams and original features including inglenook fireplace in the living room together with leaded light windows and polished wood floor and with study and snug/reading area leading off. The excellent dining room with its later addition lantern roof and wide bi-fold door enclosed opening overlooks and leads out to the terrace and garden. This room leads in turn to the well equipped and bespoke fitted kitchen with granite worktops and with underfloor heating beneath the Italian tiled floor. The remainder of the ground floor offers flexible accommodation to the later addition and including shower room, three bedrooms plus adjacent verandah. To the first floor of the original part of the cottage is the master bedroom with its pretty part exposed beams and sealed former fireplace, bathroom and then 5th bedroom/nursery/dressing room. The gardens, grounds and setting of Harriots Hill Cottage are a particular feature of the property with areas of stone and brick paved terracing at the rear of the cottage enjoying a lovely outlook over the main area of garden with lawns and extensive mixed planting of specimen trees shrubs and with area for a hot tun to one side. Paths connect to the front garden and the driveway with adjacent detached double garage. A side driveway leads past the hedge and fence enclosed main area of garden to a further area of parking and turning next to the oak framed barn that was built for the current owners to a high specification and provides a lovely and tranquil spot overlooking a pond with adjoining oak boarded deck. The two storey barn which is currently used as a home office/games room/music room and art studio encompassing a kitchen and bathroom to offer adaptable guest accommodation. To the first floor there are two rooms approached by an internal staircase and with an external staircase leading to an additional first floor store. Beyond the barn and driveway with greenhouse, paths lead between mature trees to a level recreation area used at different times by the owners as a grass tennis court or football pitch, or equally to considered to offer scope as a paddock and thence leading to an area of mature bluebell woodland with small brook passing through. In all the property extends to approx. 3 acres and enjoys direct access to a public bridleway to the South of the property on the neighbouring farm.

Harriots Hill Cottage is situated on the Southern edge of Nuthurst, which offers an excellent local Primary School, parish church and popular village pub at the Black Horse; whilst Maplehurst to the South, also has a local pub at the White Horse Inn. Horsham town centre is very conveniently placed and offers an extensive range of shops, trades and services, as well as entertainment facilities and main line station with services to London Victoria (approx 55 mins) via Crawley and Gatwick Airport and also to Dorking and beyond. Out of town superstore shopping facilities can be found at Broadbridge Heath (together with its adjoining sports centre) within 5 miles. The A24 can be reached by travelling through Horsham, or else South, back to the A272 and connecting at Buck Barn Crossroads (within 4 miles). The A24 provides principally dual carriageway connections to Worthing in the South and Dorking in the North, whilst it connects on the North side of Horsham with the A264 leading to Crawley and joining with the A23/M23 at Pease Pottage (approx. 6 miles). The A23 heads South to the coastal city of Brighton, whilst the A23 heading North provides connections to Gatwick Airport (approx. 16 miles) and thence leads to the M25 and the national motorway network. Sporting and Recreation Walking and Riding along local footpaths and bridleways. Racing at Goodwood, Fontwell, Brighton, Plumpton & Lingfield. Equestrian events at Hickstead, Pyecombe, Warnham and Ardingly. Golf at Horsham, Mannings Heath, Albourne, Worthing, Pulborough & West Chiltington. Sailing at Chichester, Shoreham-by-Sea & righton Marina. Theatre & Cinemas at Horsham, Guildford, Crawley, Brighton & Chichester.

Particulars prepared May 2019 (ref RBA) and with a mixture of photographs from May 2019 and earlier shots. Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected with separate supplies to the cottage and the barn. Separate oil fired central heating to both as well as separate private drainage systems. Council Tax Band 'G'. Property Freehold Title No. WSX215850. Easements, Footpaths and Rights of Way The property is sold subject to all outgoings, easements, wayleaves and other rights and obligations of every description whether mentioned in these particulars or not. Viewing Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Sole Selling Agents H.J. Burt, The Estate Offices, 53 High Street, Steyning, West Sussex. 01903 879488.

From Horsham, travel out of town on the A281/Brighton Road towards Lower Beeding & Cowfold. Within approx. 3 miles and at Monks Gate, turn right into Nuthurst Road signposted to Nuthurst & Maplehurst. Continue along this road and through Nuthurst village passing the pub, church & school and the property will then be found on the right hand side to the Southern edge of the village and before the road rises up the hill.

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