74 High Street
- Impressive Master Suite wih dressing room and ensuite.
- Drawing Room and a Sitting Room (which opens to a terrace area)
- Detached Home Office / Studio
- Beautifully presented 4 bed Family home with much character in idyllic village location.
- 3 further large bedrooms with two ensuite
- Generous Kitchen with Snug, Utility Room and Dining Room with foldback doors to rear garden
- 'In and Out' driveway and detached timber double garage with floor above
- Open House viewings 22nd October, 29th October and 5th November
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A beautiful and spacious, half tile hung,4-bedroom family home in the popular village of Plaistow. Rear gardens with exceptional views across the countryside and front gardens with an 'in and out' driveway. A versatile space, including:3 Ensuites, Sitting Room, Drawing Room, large Kitchen with snug, Dining Room, external Office and a double timber Garage/Barn with floor above. Thoughtfully re-designed by the owners which includes double glazing throughout. The home is filled with mich character including feature beams and traditional wooden doors,but with the benefit of modern interior fittings.
HALL The front door opens into a large and welcoming hallway which has a solid wood floor and large radiator with pretty wooden cover. A little further down is a very convenient double cupboard for storage. At the far end is a further storage cupboard and a small step leads you to an inner hallway with door to the cloakroom, with WC and handbasin, and door to the side stone terrace patio.
SITTING ROOM Two traditional wooden doors from the hallway lead into the 20' wooden floored sitting room which has a modern inset real flame gas fire. There is a large window to the front overlooking the driveway and front garden and French doors to the rear, which both let the natural light flood in. The French Doors open out to the side stone laid terrace area.
DRAWING ROOM The spacious, carpeted drawing room has two windows, overlooking the front gardens and driveway, with radiators beneath each with white wooden covers. The room has plenty of character with beams to the ceiling and plenty of space for sofas, chairs and bookcases.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM The inner hallway has a door which opens to the generous sized Kitchen/Breakfast Room. There is avast range of Stoneham kitchen cabinets for storage and tall larder cupboard. There is a beautiful granite work surface round the kitchen, which has an inset double sink. Conveniently in the centre of the room is a breakfast bar/island, again with the granite worksurface and storage underneath. The kitchen also benefits from an integrated dishwasher and Neff double oven, gas hob with extractor fan above. A recessed area off the kitchen which lends itself to a snug with sofa and chairs but is large enough for a kitchen table and chairs. The kitchen/breakfast room has a stone floor with underfloor heating and there are character features from beams above and with three windows that the sun shines through in the afternoons.
DINING ROOM The kitchen/breakfast room has an opening to the 18' dining room which has fold back doors opening out onto the south facing rear patio, which is ideal for outdoor dining, and has the most beautiful outlook across the gardens and beyond to the countryside. There is plenty of space for a large family dining table and chairs and storage sideboards/display cabinets. The dining room has a hard wearing LVT wood effect flooring.
UTILITY ROOM A door from the dining room opens to the large utility room which has a range of fitted storage units and a further sink with drainer. There is space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer etc - this is a good drying room; the current owners have a clothes rack hanging from the ceiling. There was previously a doorway into the drawing room from here and this could easily be reinstated, giving further options for reconfiguration with the dining room.
FIRST FLOOR Off the landing are four bedrooms, three ensuite and a jack and Jill bathroom. The landing itself is a spacious area with large loft access (the insulated loft has a pull-down ladder, lighting and is part boarded out). The landing and stairs are carpeted.
MASTER BEDROOM The impressive carpeted 19'4 master is a bright and spacious room with a window that looks out over the rear gardens and beyond to the countryside. This room has the benefit of a large dressing room, so along with a super-king bed there is plenty of space for luxury bedroom furniture sofa, chairs etc. There is also a large airing cupboard with access to eaves storage. A doorway leads to the dressing room.
MASTER DRESSING ROOM The dressing room has a large array of fitted wardrobes with shelves, hanging spaces and drawers. There is a window to one for natural lighting. A door opens to the Ensuite.
MASTER EN-SUITE This is a luxurious ensuite with his and hers hand basins atop a mosaic surface with storage cupboards beneath each and two matching,illuminated wall mirrors. There is a large walk-in shower and WC tucked neatly to one end. A large window, which overlooks the rear gardens and lets the natural floor in. The ensuite has underfloor heating with mosaic tiling to the floor and majority of the walls.
BEDROOM 2 A large king-size room with a solid wood floor and modern gloss fitted wardrobe units with drawers and plenty of hanging space. A window overlooks the front garden and driveway and provides much natural light. A door leads to the ensuite shower room with corner shower unit, a modern handbasin with storage beneath and a WC. There is also a large window to the side wall.
BEDROOM 3 A large king-size room with fitted wardrobes and an LVT wood effect flooring. This room has a window which a front aspect, making this a bright and sunny room. A doorway from the bedroom opens to the ensuite Jack & Jill bathroom.
BEDROOM 4 A sunny and bright, large room which easily takes a king-size bed, and has fitted sliding wardrobe units with drawers and has wood laminate flooring. This room has a front aspect overlooking the garden and driveway.
JACK AND JILL BATHROOM This spacious and bright bathroom has two windows for natural light giving a dual aspect, mosaic wall tiling and marbled style flooring with underfloor heating. Fitted with a large hand basin and WC. There is also a large walk-in shower unit and a wall hung towel radiator.
OFFICE / STUDIO This is a timber building with a tiled roof. This versatile building has a bamboo floor, telephone point, power and lighting and an aircon unit for warmth and cooling. This is currently used as a home office/gym.
REAR GARDENS The beautiful south facing garden is mainly laid to lawn has far reaching views across neighbouring fields and farmland. There are four sunny terraces ideal for al fresco dining, one which the dining room foldback doors open onto which has wooden decking, which joins onto a large mosaic patterned, stone terrace which itself extends across the back of the house before joining to the side stone terrace which sits part beneath a large pergola, which is useful for shade in the hot summer months as mature clematis and wisteria has been grown above. The side stone terrace is also accessed from the side door to the house and the French doors from the Sitting Room, so ideal again for shaded outdoor entertaining. It is also protected on three sides as the Office is just off the terrace. The final terrace is a raised decked area at the rear of the garden which gives an uninterrupted view of farmland and the countryside and for shade a modern slatted pergola sits above. There are mature flower/shrub borders and hedges around the garden which provide colour throughout the year and also an Apple and a Cherry Tree. The garden stretches alongside the garage and a further small shed/Wendy house is located and lastly gate access to the front.
FRONT GARDEN AND DRIVEWAY The house set back from the road behind a tall hedge and is accessed via a gravelled 'in and out' driveway entrances, each with a timber 5 bar gate and there is plenty of parking for several cars. There is a large central lawn area with a centrepiece a low mature Acer which provides much colour throughout the year and surrounding flower/mature shrub beds. The front door of the property has a traditional style porch with wooden posts and either side are flower beds with mature shrubs.
GARAGE / BARN The timber double garage/barn is built on a small brick wall and had a solid concrete floor. Plenty of room for two cars with yet more space either side for storage. To the rear is a long workbench and and handy shelving with a window and door to the terrace. Wooden stairs lead up to the 19'x6 x 18' 1 first floor which has the potential to be converted (subject to any planning approval). There are two windows at either end which provide natural light. There is full power and lighting throughout the garage/barn. Either side of the garage are gates which provide access to the rear gardens.
LOCATION Plaistow is a pretty West Sussex village and offers a junior school, playgroup, village shop, tennis court, cricket on the green, public house, church with a lovely local community. There is an abundance of footpaths and bridleways within easy reach and many nearby National Trust land including Blackdown, the Devil's Punch Bowl (which has stunning countryside views) and Polecat Valley.
For the commuter, the nearby Stations of Haslemere and Witley (both 17mins drive) offer direct trains to Waterloo in 55 minutes. Also within easy reach of A3 for Guildford/London with links to the M25 and Gatwick and Heathrow airports.
The attractive market town of Haslemere is nearby and has a good range of independent shops, boutiques, restaurants and coffee houses and three supermarkets including an M&S Foodhall, Waitrose and Tesco.
As well as Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School, there are many independent schools nearby in Haslemere including St Ives School, King Edwards, The Royal School, Charterhouse in Godalming and the Guildford Royal Grammar School and Guildford High School.
Nearby leisure opportunities include golf at Chiddingfold and the West Surrey Golf Club; polo at Cowdray Park in Midhurst which has a superb restaurant and farm shop/deli, horse racing at Fontwell Park and Goodwood (Goodwood also famous for its classic car events Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival) and, for the sailor, Chichester Harbour.
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
EPC: Rated DPrompt viewing is recommended and by appointment only with initial Open Mornings on Saturday 22nd October, 29th October and 5th November.
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