Brackenwood - Edwardian Family Home

Blackhouse Road, Colgate, Horsham, United Kingdom
GBP|2450000GBP £2,450,000USD $3,380,639
MLS HOR140086
Web code YFBD
Status Pending

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Key Details

3990 M2
Total Beds
Full Baths
Lot Size (M2)


A handsome Edwardian, detached family home, with swimming pool, tennis court and outbuildings, set in delightful landscaped gardens and grounds of just under five acres. With fast commuter links to London (35 minutes from Three Bridges train staion). Reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, walk-in larder, cloak room, principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom, guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom, five further bedrooms, family bathroom, shower room, heated swimming pool, pool house,tennis court, double garage, two stables, workshop with tractor store/store room, delightful landscaped gardens and paddocks, about 4.9 acres. Brackenwood is an impressive family home situated...

in the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty. It is believed to date from 1911 and it has been extended and improved over the years. The house has retained many period features, including picture rails, wooden floors and oak window frames, which now benefit from double glazed windows, but also boasts a Clive Christian kitchen with granite worktops, central island with end grain wooden chopping board, aga and a walk-in larder. The dining room opens out onto the terrace, perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining, and gardens beyond. On the first floor, the split level landing provides a spacious area with full length windows overlooking the formal gardens. Brackenwood sits well within its own grounds, set back from a quiet lane. The formal gardens are delightful, featuring an ornamental pond and central walkway leading away from the terrace, with a wooden pergola adorned by a variety of climbing plants and complemented by the mature planting and flower borders. The vegetable garden, fruit cages, orchard, wild flower meadow and fields are idyllic. The heated swimming pool, pool house with fully fitted kitchen and tennis court continue the al fresco lifestyle. The paddocks and stable block, with two stables, offer an equestrian opportunity. The existing workshop and tractor/mower store could, subject to the necessary permissions and consents, create a separate annexe which could possibly, incorporate the stable block too.

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