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This is one of our Equestrian Properties.
EQUESTRIAN - Brackenwood is a particularly spacious and well appointed country house, believed to date from about 1911 and which in recent years has been enlarged and extensively refurbished, creating a home ideal for both family and entertaining purposes. The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors and extends to about 4,000 square feet. All principal ground floor rooms open from the spacious reception hall and include 4 reception rooms and the well appointed Clive Christian fitted kitchen/breakfast room with granite work surfaces and an Aga. Throughout there is a wealth of character and quality features including oak mullioned double glazed windows, oak beams, wooden flooring and open fires.
On the first floor there is a spacious landing providing a sitting area with full height windows overlooking the gardens. 7 bedrooms and 4 bath/shower rooms, including 2 suites, provide excellent and adaptable family accommodation.
This property is featured by our Equestrian department.
Brackenwood is situated in a peaceful rural location about five miles to the east of Horsham and about 1.5 miles from the village of Pease Pottage. The property lies within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Local shopping facilities are available at Pease Pottage whilst the larger centres of Horsham and Haywards Heath provide comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities. There are main line rail services to London (Victoria/London Bridge) from Three Bridges and Gatwick stations, including the Gatwick Express which provides a direct service to Victoria in 30 minutes. The A23 at Pease Pottage provides access to Gatwick Airport, the M23/M25 and the national motorway network.
There is an excellent choice of schools in the area including Brighton College, Ardingly College, Brambletye, Hurstpierpoint College, Cumnor House, Handcross Park, Cottesmore, and Lancing College. Sporting and recreational facilities include golf at Mannings Heath, Cottesmore and Haywards Heath, show jumping at Hickstead and racing at Plumpton and Brighton. Brackenwood is situated in a truly tranquil rural location amidst beautiful countryside, on the edge of St Leonards Forest, yet is within easy reach of excellent facilities and communications.
Brackenwood is set well within its grounds with twin entrances, one with an electric gate, which open onto a sweeping driveway with extensive parking and a double garage to one side.
The landscaped formal gardens are truly impressive with secluded areas divided by mature hedging and linked by established walkways bordered by numerous flowering shrubs and herbaceous borders. . Features of particular note include an ornamental pond, a pergola with climbing plants and many fine specimen trees.
The swimming pool with a paved surround is set in a private and well protected area of the garden with an adjoining pool house which provides a kitchen and changing facilities. Beyond is the tennis court and to one side there is an orchard and a productive kitchen garden. An attractive timber clad and clay tiled outbuilding provides excellent workshop and storage facilities. There are 2 stables and the remainder of the land is laid to pasture.
The gardens and grounds extend in all to about 5 acres.
7 Bedrooms & 4 Bath/Shower Rooms
4 Reception Rooms
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Aga
Swimming Pool & Tennis Court
Garaging & Outbuildings
Beautiful Landscaped Gardens
In all about 5 acres (2.02 ha)
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