HOLMBUSH LANE, WOODMANCOTE, BN5 9TL
Asking Price: £1,150,000
- Grade II Listed
- Two Reception Rooms
- Three Bathrooms
- Triple Garage
- 2.5 Acres Of Land
Situated in an elevated semi rural position on the eastern edge of the hamlet of Woodmancote this superb property occupies a plot of approximately 2.5 acres, consisting of south facing gardens, patio entertaining space, picturesque pond, wild gardens and outbuildings. There is also a triple garage and sweeping driveway providing extensive parking. The ancillary accommodation is detached from the main property and offers a private entrance to the well arranged layout, comprised of two reception rooms, spacious bedroom, kitchen and bathroom.
Internally the property retains numerous character features, with living accommodation arranged over two floors, plus a two room cellar accessed via a brick staircase off the entrance hall. Upon entry the spacious porch and hallway gives way to two reception rooms, study and kitchen with utility room. The welcoming drawing room features a superb inglenook fireplace, exposed brick work and Oak bressummer beam, whilst the triple aspect family and dining rooms enjoy views to the South Downs and patio doors opening out to the south facing garden and entertaining space. The well equipped country style kitchen benefits from a large adjoining utility room. There is also a separate cloakroom and a study off the hallway with oak panelled wall and exposed ceiling timbers.
On the first floor the large principal suite enjoys a spacious ensuite bathroom, complete with standalone bath and separate walk in shower. There are a further three bedrooms, one with a feature mezzanine level plus a second bathroom, fitted with double walk in shower.
To the outside the property is approached via electric double gates leading to a sweeping driveway. The detached annexe has been adapted by the current vendors to provide front and rear reception rooms, large double bedroom with extensive fitted storage, kitchen and bathroom. The sizeable triple garage with mezzanine floors, power and light, is situated between the main house and the annexe, with a substantial workshop to the rear.
The impressive south facing rear gardens are interspersed with a variety of well cared for mature planting and trees, there is a large patio entertaining area abutting the dining room, complete with bar and outdoor oven and a further expanse of fully enclosed lawn with brick wall boundary to the side. The picturesque pond lies to the opposite side of the garden and beyond, a five bar gate leads to an area of wild gardens and stream, plus a substantial timber barn, all of which can be accessed via a gated entrance, off the main road for ease.
Little Holmbush is situated in the idyllic semi rural village of Woodmancote. The larger villages of Henfield and Hurstpierpoint, each with a range of shopping and recreational facilities are close at hand and there are frequent bus services to the city of Brighton and Hove, approx. 9 miles distant. The A23 is approximately 2.5 miles to the east and fast and mainline rail services at Haywards Heath and Hassocks provide fast and frequent services to Brighton and London. There are many leisure activities available in the area, Wickwoods Country Club is nearby. Equestrian facilities are superb with the All England Jumping Course based at Hickstead as well as racing at Plumpton, Goodwood and Brighton. There is an excellent selection of schools in the area both in the state and private sector, including Hurstpierpoint College, Brighton College and Handcross Park.
Council Tax Band F