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A sensational detached period house possessing a wealth of features sympathetically updated by the current owners to provide flexible and spacious accommodation in a central village location. The house has 5 double bedrooms (one ground floor with en-suite), 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite) open plan living and dining rooms, kitchen with 4 oven Aga, study and family rooms, 3 working fireplaces, generous driveway parking, easy to maintain part-walled garden, outside storage.
Pengates is situated in the centre of the hamlet of Dial Post and overlooks the village green and The Crown Inn. The Crown Inn public house recently won the Best Pub award from Sussex Life magazine and the best pub in the South-East from the Countryside Alliance. For rambling and dog walking there is a nearby path leading to the wonderful Knepp Castle Estate, a 3,500 acre pioneering re-wilding project which has won multiple awards for its work in reintroducing wild species into the area. Deer, pigs, cattle and Exmoor ponies graze freely in the area, and can be easily spotted from the many public footpaths and bridleways which crisscross the area. It has been designated a verified conservation area.
The village hall offers a range of exercise classes, sports clubs and a variety of social activities. The local primary school is Shipley CE Primary School, in the next village. It is a welcoming small school with a thriving Forest School programme. There is a school bus from the village. There is also a school bus to the local secondary school, The Weald. There are numerous well-rated independent schools in the area, including Pennthorpe, Windlesham, Hurst and Worth.
There is a large gravel driveway that provides parking for numerous cars, with high hedging at its border providing plenty of privacy to the front. The rear garden which is south-east facing is mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders and a trampoline built into the lawn. There are two paved terraced areas, one adjoining the house and the other at the end of the garden both providing outside seating options. The rear garden is very private and not overlooked. From upstairs there is a wonderful view over the village green beyond.
5 Double Bedrooms
3 Bath/Shower Rooms (2 Ensuite)
Open plan Living Room and Dining Room
Kitchen with 4 oven AGA
Study and Family Rooms
3 working fireplaces
Generous driveway parking
Easy to maintain part-walled garden
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