Amberley – House & Development Opportunity

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Pickwick Turnpike Road, West Sussex


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Marketed by:Fowlers

Greenfield House 3 The Square
West Sussex
RH20 4DJ

01903 745844

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Property Location

Key Features

  • Superb sized Detached Family Home
  • Extending to 4819 sqft
  • Set in the Historic village of Amberley
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Triple Aspect Sitting Room, Dining Room
  • Kitchen, Day Room, Study
  • Superb Sized Swimming Pool Complex
  • Garaging for at least 6 Vehicles
  • Ample Parking
  • Landscaped Gardens of approx. 0.8 of an acre, No Forward Chain

Property Description

DETAILS Large family home extending to approximately 4819 sqft situated in the picturesque village of Amberley with views to the South Downs, and additionally with outline planning permission for the demolition of the house and construction of 7 new build homes, if not required as a superb family home. Outside, there are landscaped gardens of approximately 0.8 of an acre with seating area on the patio, a large garage complex which would easily accommodate around six vehicles together with ample parking for numerous vehicles.

Situated in the historic village of Amberley is this substantial four bedroom detached family home which has been restored, improved and enlarged by the current owners. The property enjoys stunning views of the South Downs National Park and being within easy reach of the village amenities with its local store/post office, tea room and various pubs, Church and the village school. There is also the well renowned Amberley Castle on its doorstep. Up the road there is access to the South Downs Way walk, various country walks, nearby Wildbrooks Nature Reserve. The mainline station nearby has a direct route into London.

The property in more detail has spacious and versatile accommodation with a triple aspect sitting room with open fireplace, dining room and kitchen and also a separate breakfast room which then leads out to a further day room and the enclosed superb swimming pool complex area.

Upstairs there are the four bedrooms with the master bedroom benefiting from a good sized dressing room and an en-suite and taking the benefit of superb views towards the South Downs National Park, with a family bathroom on this floor too.

Outside, there are landscaped gardens of approximately 0.8 of an acre with seating area on the patio, a large garage complex which would easily accommodate around six vehicles together with ample parking for numerous vehicles.

This property, we understand, was formerly owned by the Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter, Mike Read.

Entrance Front door to:

Enclosed Entrance Porch Part glazed door to:

Entrance Hall Radiator, understairs storage cupboard, part glazed door to:

Sitting Room 21' 11" x 14' 10" (6.68m x 4.52m) Triple aspect, bay window and double doors leading to gardens, two radiators, feature open fireplace with marble surround.

Dining Room 14' 11" x 10' 5" (4.55m x 3.18m) Dual aspect double glazed windows, radiator.

Ground Floor Cloakroom Low level flush w.c., wall-mounted wash hand basin.

Kitchen 16' 0" x 14' 10" (4.88m x 4.52m) Range of wall and base units, stainless steel single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit, range of black granite working surfaces with drawers and cupboards under, central breakfast Island, tiled flooring, double glazed windows, door to side garden, built-in crockery display units, door to:

Inner Hallway Housing boiler, part glazed door to side access.

Utility Room

Breakfast Room 17' 5" x 17' 1" (5.31m x 5.21m) Oak style flooring, radiator, uPVC double glazed windows, archway through to:

Family Room 22' 9" x 21' 10" (6.93m x 6.65m) Lantern skylight, door accessing garage.

Ground Floor Cloakroom W.C.

Swimming Pool 54' 5" x 19' 0" (16.59m x 5.79m) Double doors lead from the family room.


Stairs to:

First Floor Landing

Master Bedroom 18' 10" x 16' 6" (5.74m x 5.03m) Triple aspect with panoramic views towards the South Downs, double doors leading to roof terrace, door to:

En-Suite Bathroom Free-standing bath, fully enclosed double shower with folding glass and chrome screen and independent shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low level flush w.c., fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, tiled flooring.

Dressing Room 14' 11" x 9' 10" (4.55m x 3m) Built-in wardrobe cupboards, radiator, uPVC double glazed windows.

Inner Hallway

Bedroom Two 14' 11" x 9' 2" (4.55m x 2.79m) Dual aspect double glazed windows, radiator.

Study Radiator, uPVC double glazed windows.

Family Bathroom Panelled bath with folding shower screen and fitted independent shower unit, low level flush w.c., free-standing wash hand basin with chrome monobloc tap with toiletries drawers under.

Bedroom Three 14' 10" x 10' 8" (4.52m x 3.25m) Dual aspect double glazed windows.

Bedroom Four 10' 7" x 10' 2" (3.23m x 3.1m) Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows, radiator.

Outside There is ample parking for numerous vehicles along with a large garage complex that would accommodate up to approximately six vehicles. There are landscaped gardens with a patio seating area to the rear.