This beautiful Listed Georgian former village Rectory is offered for sale for the first time.
The property provides a superb basis for sympathetic modernisation having been owned for some 57 years and retains a number of impressive period features.
The accommodation is expansive. Entered via a wide and elegant hallway, panelled doors lead to the dual aspect drawing room with wood burning stove, the dual aspect sitting room, dining room and interconnecting kitchen breakfast room with Aga. To the rear there is a lobby/rear entrance which leads to the numerous rooms including store, boiler room, boot room, office and utility room.
The first floor provides 5 double bedrooms, the principal with ensuite bathroom and dressing room, another of the bedrooms also offers an ensuite with the family bathroom and separate wc accessed from the landing.
The second floor offers a further two double bedrooms and a loft room with potential for alternative uses.
The property is situated in an elevated position in the popular hamlet of Itchingfield close to the picturesque church. The village of Barns Green is only about 1 mile distant with a primary school, shop, pub and Cricket club. Christ's Hospital which is also only about 1 mile provides a main line station with a service of trains to London Victoria and also provides an excellent sports centre with swimming pool, squash courts and other recreational facilities. The major commercial centre of Horsham is about 4 miles and provides an extensive range of shopping and entertainment facilities. The wider area is very well served by state and private schools.
A sweeping shingle driveway gives access to the front of the house with ample parking and turning. To the rear of the house is a further driveway which leads to the detached double garage with attached stores.
The gardens are a delight, with level lawns nearest the house giving way to a very gradual slope. The lawns decends to a pretty natural stream and interconnecting ponds, many mature trees lining the boundary of the whole giving a high degree of seclusion.
A kidney shaped swimming pool sits to the west of the house, perfectly positioned for afternoon and evening sunlight. The tennis court is located to the north of the gardens, beyond the double garage and is now in need of repair/resurfacing. In total the whole amounts to some 3.73 acres/1.51 hectares.
7 Bedrooms (Principal with Ensuite and Dressing Room)
Two Further Bathrooms (One Ensuite)
Kitchen Breakfast Room