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Main portion of a former country residence dating back to the 1850’s before being divided into two dwellings in 1947 and would now benefit from a certain amount of updating. The property exudes character throughout with intricate stonework including the original Cowdray coat of arms, substantial ceiling heights and original leaded windows. Accessed through an entrance porch leading into the impressive entrance hall with a double height ceiling from the galleried landing. All of the ground floor rooms lead off the hallway including kitchen, utility space and cloakroom. The dining room and drawing room are located to the front of the house. The dining room has a charming bay window, period fireplace and cornicing whilst the drawing room has a further period fireplace and cornicing. The first floor accommodation, accessed from the impressive galleried landing, comprises four bedrooms with the master and guest rooms benefiting from views over the garden. The first floor is completed with two bathrooms serving all rooms. A further staircase leads to another good size double bedroom with lovely views to the west and access to generous storage areas. The accommodation requires modernisation and would make an ideal project for a family looking for a charismatic period home.
The property is located on the northern edge of the village of Turners Hill and a mile south of Crawley Down. Together, the villages provide good local amenities including shops, schools and pubs with convivial atmospheres within walking distance. The larger centres of East Grinstead and Crawley are within 6 miles, providing comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities. There are mainline rail services from East Grinstead and Three Bridges, whilst the Gatwick Express provides a regular service to London Victoria in 30 minutes. There are excellent private schooling facilities in the area, including Worth School and Ardingly College. There are numerous local sporting facilities including prime golf courses. Lingfield Park racecourse is within 15 minutes drive. The M23 is 4 miles to the west, linking with the M25 and the National motorway network.
Gated access opens to a gravel driveway leading up to Stonecroft with parking for several cars. The property faces south and looks over the lawned garden, bordered by mature shrubs with a summer house tucked away.
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