A Magnificent Country Residence In A Picturesque, Rural Setting

Okehurst Lane, Billingshurst, United Kingdom
GBP|2750000GBP £2,750,000USD $3,314,831
MLS HOR190145
Web code FVKP
Status Active

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4607 M2
Total Beds
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A fine, Grade II Listed country residence with extensive accommodation and outbuildings including stables with self-contained apartment. A splendid timber-framed with painted brick infilling, family home which is believed to date to C17, with sympathetic renovations and enhancements having been carried out over the prevailing years. A wealth of period characteristics are showcased within the property, including exposed timbers, feature fireplaces, original brick and stonework, all of which blend perfectly with the contemporary styling to suit a modern lifestyle. On the ground floor, elegant reception areas are complemented by the mellow tones of wood flooring and comprise a sitting room,...

formal dining room and a snug, along with an office. The open ambience of the dining area and adjoining kitchen creates a relaxing sociable setting with the rustic terracotta tiles extending through to the adjacent utility room. Fitted with wood-fronted cabinetry, topped with stone work surfaces, the kitchen also features an island unit and a breakfast bar which forms a subtle divide to the dining area and is the heart of the home.

On the first floor, a luxurious principal bedroom has a part-vaulted ceiling with stunning open timber framework and aperture to an adjoining sitting room, along with steps down into a stylishly designed en suite bathroom. There are five further bedrooms on the upper level, along with a well-appointed family bathroom and a smart shower room. Supplemental accommodation is provided on the first floor above the garage and workshop and offers a bedroom/sitting room, with kitchen and bathroom; whilst a further outbuilding offers the ideal leisure environment with a games room, kitchen and cloakroom, along with an adjacent gym with sauna. Minstrels Wood is situated in a picturesque, rural setting to the north of Billingshurst, where amenities include shopping, a medical centre, butcher, cafes, pubs and restaurant. The village also offers a leisure centre with gym and swimming pool along with a mainline station with regular services to London Victoria (1 hour and 12 minutes) and the south coast. The market town of Horsham is within easy reach and provides a comprehensive range of facilities including John Lewis Home and Waitrose, Swan Walk shopping centre, a varied restaurant quarter, Horsham Park and Pavilions Leisure Centre. There are excellent road connections via the A272 and A24 to access Guildford, Brighton, Gatwick Airport and the M25 Motorway Network. The area is well served with excellent schools, which include Farlington, Dorset House, Christ’s Hospital, The Weald, Pennthorpe and Seaford College.

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