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Beautifully presented and with many desirable features is this substantial family home in a semi-rural setting just outside of Crawley. The gated estate comprises many outbuildings with extensive grounds providing a beautiful green outlook on all sides. The imposing detached property is believed to have been built in the 1930s and offers a wealth of light and space throughout, while the modernised interiors have been updated while remaining sympathetic to the many period features. Throughout the house there are brick inglenook fireplaces, ornamental beams and wood detailing, while the neutral décor affords a contemporary backdrop. The current owner has installed a number of desirable details such as a Sonos sound system and security cameras which can be viewed within the study.
The house has a very spacious layout, with the ground floor comprising three well-proportioned reception rooms, a grand entrance hall and a kitchen with range cooker and a variety of integrated appliances. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with dressing room and en suite shower room, a guest suite with en suite bathroom and four further bedrooms served by a family bathroom.
The property is located on the eastern edge of Crawley with easy access to the villages of Copthorne and 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. The M23 is close by, linking with the M25 and the National motorway network.
A sweeping gravel driveway leads up to the house, where there is a beautiful front lawn with central water feature and high hedges all around providing a high degree of privacy. There is space for several vehicles in on the driveway in addition to two double garages with electric doors. Comprising various lawn areas, stone-paved patios, water features and paths, the generous grounds are well-stocked with specimen trees, borders and shrubs. A number of outbuildings provide excellent storage and scope for further development, including a workshop, summerhouse, wood store, laundry room, garden kitchen and sauna room. Families will appreciate the wooden treehouse. Gardens & grounds total approximately 1.816 acres.
Master bedroom with dressing room
Five further bedrooms
Three bath/shower rooms (2 en suite)
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