A beautiful Grade II listed period cottage, presented in good order, occupying a lovely position within Mannings Heath village. As shown on the attached floor plan, the property provides superb accommodation over two floors, with a wealth of character and original features, along with a stunning rural outlook to the rear. The ground floor offers a generous double sitting room with a fireplace at either end, one an impressive inglenook featuring a wood burning stove. The kitchen is well fitted with granite work surfaces, painted units and a Rayburn, and also features an original bread oven. The kitchen space forms part of an open plan dining area and family room, and benefits from an adjacent utility area and cloakroom. The first floor provides four bedrooms, three of which are good sized doubles and all with built in cupboard storage. The fourth bedroom alternatively makes a lovely study. The master bedroom with an attractive fireplace recess offers an ensuite shower room and the main family bathroom is accessed via the galleried landing, which also has a useful linen/airing cupboard.
The property is ideally situated being in the popular village of Mannings Heath, thus offering all the advantages of village life whilst being only approximately 2 miles from the bustling historic market town of Horsham, with its extensive range of shopping, cultural, leisure and sporting facilities and a mainline rail service to London (Victoria/London Bridge), as well as to the south coast. The local community offers a wide range of social events while the Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate is noted for its championship golf course and renowned restaurant. The village benefits from regular bus services and there are numerous country walks to be enjoyed in the surrounding area.
The property sits behind a mature hedge and is accessed via twin gates, which when closed provide a good degree of privacy from the Lane. The driveway leads to the side of the house, providing ample additional parking space, while the detached car barn offers a garage for single parking, a shed/store room, and covered log store. The upper floor, accessed via an external staircase, provides an ideal attic storage space.
The gardens sit to the front, side and rear of the house, predominantly set to lawn, featuring flower beds with a number of mature shrubs, an old apple tree, a covered well and generous stone paved terrace.
The property sits within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and to the rear the extensive and tranquil views are across open farm land with woodland beyond.
2 Bath/Shower Rooms (1 Ensuite)
Car Barn including Garage and Shed/Store with Attic Room above