5 bedroom detached house for sale in Park Road, Slaugham, Sussex
A Rare Opportunity To Acquire a beautiful Grade ll Listed Country Home in Gardens & Grounds of About 1.75 Acres (TBV), With Accompanying Guest Suite, Heated Swimming Pool, set in the Picturesque West Sussex Village of Slaugham, Being Within Easy Reach of Haywards Heath, Horsham & Gatwick Airport.
This wonderful home which we understand dates from the late 14th or early 15th century, started it’s journey as a three or four bay Sussex Hall house of a plan used from medieval times. Over the centuries there have been a number of additions to the house with the most recent refurbishments being carried out by the present owners. The property also has a well appointed 2 bedroom guest annexe arranged above the detached garage block with stylish bathroom and additional shower room/WC with a feature balcony overlooking the stunning gardens. The main house is built of painted brick and tile elevations beneath a Horsham Stone roof. There are three main reception rooms plus a pleasant garden room adjacent to the kitchen breakfast room. The farmhouse style kitchen has a triple Aga and a bespoke Morris & Murray range of fitted cupboards and drawers with a mix of timber and granite work tops. The master bedroom has a luxurious en-suite bathroom with roll top bath and walk-in shower. The two remaining bedrooms are served by a family bathroom/WC with a concealed staircase providing access to a charming loft room.
Throughout the house there are reminders of it’s ‘old world charm’ with features which include, superb inglenook fireplaces, exposed timbers and ceiling beams, wood latch doors and stone slab floors to the reception hall and garden room.
Externally, the meticulously landscaped gardens are a delight with a wealth of well planned seasonal colour and a variety of tree specimens. The front gardens are arranged in a classic English style with sweeping lawns a sun terrace, with roses and a pathway adorned with lavender. The rear gardens are arranged as lawn with an adjacent pool area with heated pool, a timber pavilion providing changing and showering facilities with kitchen area. This is also an area which enjoys a good deal of shelter for maximum sunshine, yet there is a shaded area ideal for alfresco dining. To the lower east of the garden is a beautiful pond which is surrounded by an abundance of decorative plants providing a spectacular area for peace and reflection. For those with a head for heights, there is also a sizeable tree house to the west side of the garden.
The property is approached via electric timber gates which lead to a substantial parking and turning area and the detached double garage block is supplied with power and light with not only comfortable accommodation over, but also a gardeners kitchen and a second utility room. To the rear is an additional ‘secret garden’. This is undoubtedly a traditional English country home that is geared for families friendship and entertaining inside and out, retaining many of the hallmarks of it’s origin, yet well equipped for the demands of modern living.
Summary: Reception Hall * Cloakroom * Sitting Room * Dining Room * Bar/Snug * Kitchen Breakfast Room * Utility * Garden Room * Master Bedroom With En-Suite Bathroom * 2 Further Bedrooms * Family Bathroom * Loft Room * 2 Bedroom Guest Annexe With Bathroom & Shower Room * Double Garage * Store Room, Boiler Room & Gardener’s WC * Heated Swimming Pool With Pavilion & Plant Room * Garden Tractor Store * Gardens In All About 1.25 Acres.
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council Services: Mains electricity, water & drainage, oil fired central heating. The pool house has private (Klargester) drainage. Council Tax: Band G.
Agent’s Note: Bosworths backs on to an area of paddock amounting to about 1 acre with a well appointed timber office/studio served via it’s own private access. This can be acquired under separate negotiation if desired.