Under Offer

Church House Old London Road, Pulborough, West Sussex

Guide Price £925,000

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Marketed by:Comyn & James

143 Lower Street
West Sussex
RH20 2BX

01798 888111

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Property Location

Key Features

  • 4 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms (one en-suite)
  • 18'10 Living Room & Study
  • 18'7 Kitchen & 18ft Dining Room
  • 19ft Breakfast Room
  • 2,209 Sq ft (plus outbuildings)
  • 'Heritage' Style Garage Block
  • Wonderful Landscaped Garden
  • EPC - E
  • Tax Band G £3,196.92

Property Description

There is a short flight of steps up to the front door.

Entrance Hall : Quarry tiled floor, exposed beams, space for a chest/table. Wall light points.

Morning Room : French oak floor, dual aspect and leading into an inner hall with a larder cupboard. Doors to the Sitting Room, Kitchen, Cloakroom and Garden.

Sitting Room : Open fireplace with brick surround, hearth and a fitted wood burning stove flanked by cupboards. Dual aspect enjoying fine views views up the rear terrace to the garden. Exposed beams, display alcove with cupboards under and under-stairs shelving. Door to the Hall and Breakfast Room.

Cloakroom : WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin. Oak floor.

Kitchen : A most handsome 'Shaker' style Hacker kitchen fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units including 3 tall cupboards. Oil fired Aga with twin hotplates. Induction hob. Built-in Neff dishwasher, fridges and oven. Microwave oven. Good range of Silestone work tops with a Franke stainless steel sink unit. Peninsula breakfast bar with storage under. Cooker hood with surround. Tiled stone floor. Dual aspect, downlights and a cupboard housing an oil fired boiler. Wall TV point. Steps up to :

Study : Bespoke home office space with a range of built-in Neville Johnson office furniture, shelves and filing drawers. Double doors out to the flagstone terrace. Steps up to :

Impressive Dining Room : A wonderful formal entertaining space. Fired Earth terracotta tiled floor with underfloor heating. Exposed brick and tile faced wall and feature beams. Double doors to the terrace and garden. Delightful separate 'snug' area with space for sofas and a table.

Spacious Utility Room : Excellent range of Shaker style wall and base units. Spaces for a washing machine & tumble dryer. Ceramic sink with work tops. Fired Earth terracotta tiled floor with underfloor heating. Door to the garden. Ideal for those with pets or children.

Note : Combining the Study, Utility Room and the Dining Room could offer potential for a wing or annex (subject to obtaining the necessary consents).

First Floor Landing : Access to a Loft (with retractable ladder). Steps up to :

Bedroom 1 : Incorporating a superb Dressing Area with 2 double cupboards and a large shelved cupboard. Steps up to the Bedroom area with door to :

En-suite Shower Room : Double width shower enclosure. Vanity unit with wash hand basin. WC. Tiled floor, towel rail and underfloor heating.

Bedroom 2 : Double bedroom with exposed stone wall and a double wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 : Double Bedroom with wardrobes and a recess for shelving space. Through to connecting bedroom 4

Bedroom 4 : Single bedroom with exposed stone wall and views to the garden. Ideal dressing area or nursery room / playroom.

Bathroom : P shaped bath/shower with screen and wall mounted taps. WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Airing cupboard and chrome ladder radiator.

Garden and Grounds 'English Heritage' Oak Garaging : Central car port with a pitched roof leading to wide single barn Garage with double doors. Power connected.

Large Adjoining Store/Workshop : With light and power points. Ideal for storage of bikes or as a further garage. Covered wood store to rear. Paved path to an octagonal Summerhouse. Cedar Garden Shed with long potting bench.

Parking : Vehicular access is at the rear off London Road p a smart shared driveway entrance (owned by Church House) with just one other property. Remote controlled wooden gates open to a private drive with plenty of parking and turning space.

Landscaped Garden: The landscaped garden is a superb feature of this delightful home - beautifully maintained with a large formal shaped lawn an ornamental pond with seating area and deep well stocked flower beds.

The garden is bordered by mature hedging and fencing and features a curving brick paved path with striking pergola leading through to steps down to an impressive 3 tier terrace with flag-stoned areas with raised beds and generous seating space. Brick mid-terrace with access off the Study and an upper flagged terrace bordered by beds with a covered Loggia. Running alongside the Dining Room and the whole side of the property is a spectacular mature Wisteria.

Situation : The house sits in a small lane around the corner from a local inn and offers excellent access to countryside walks. Coldwaltham is a rural village in the South Downs National park 2 miles south of the larger village of Pulborough. It has a small post office, historic village church, a landmark inn, primary school and wonderful views to the South Downs. More comprehensive shopping and amenities are available in Pulborough to the north and Arundel to the south - including Sainsbury and Tesco stores and mainline rail stations (London Victoria approximately 80 minutes). A wide range of sporting and leisure activities locally includes golf courses, bowling, rugby, cricket, tennis and gliding. Recreational activities include racing at Fontwell and Goodwood, sailing at Bosham, Chichester and Itchenor, golf, cricket and football and glorious country walks. Cinemas and the renowned Festival Theatre are located in Chichester with additional cinemas and theatre in Horsham to the North.

Council Tax : Band G - £3,196.92(2021) Horsham District Council 01403 215100 CJ 23/02/22

Tenure : Freehold Services
Oil fired heating, mains electricity, water.

Local Authority
Horsham District Council Tel 01403215100

Council Tax
Band G - £3,196.92

£950,000 freehold

CJ 5/4/22

Disclaimer Comyn and James would like to inform all prospective purchasers that these sale details have been prepared in good faith for a fair overall view of the property only and do not constitute part of an offer or a contract. All descriptions of dimensions and areas, reference to condition, permissions, covenants and boundaries are given as a guide and must not be relied on as a statement of fact. No person in the employment of Comyn and James LLP has authority to make any representation or warranty in relation to the property as we have not carried out a structural survey or tested services, appliances, or fittings. Photographs and floor plans show only certain aspects of the property at the time they were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains exactly as it is shown. There may be a small discrepancy between measurements shown on the floorplan due to Niche metric conversion. Prospective purchasers should make specific enquiries concerning any matters of particular importance affecting a decision to view or purchase the property and are strongly advised to contact the office regarding the availability of the property before undertaking any journeys and incurring any abortive costs.

Note : Comyn and James wish to point out that the google map marker and street scene may not show the exact location correctly as it will usually show the centre of the property's post code. Every effort has been made to try to ensure that the marker is in the correct place wherever possible. Comyn and James would also point out that Google maps are frequently out of date and do not show the true surroundings. If this is an important factor in a decision to view or purchase then please contact this office for further information and confirmation of the setting.

Referral Fees We may inform (on request) clients and prospective purchasers details of local services. These may include mortgages, conveyancing, general planning advice, surveys and valuations, estate agency services and removals.

Our policy is that we do not take referral fees for these introductions - except under the following circumstances : Should a person (introduced by us) to the mortgage or conveyancing services of London & Country Mortgages (L&C) - L&C will pay us 25% of any payment they receive from mortgage lenders. If that person engages the services of their recommended conveyancer, L&C will pay us £100 plus VAT for each completed sale and/or purchase instruction.

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The reason for us mentioning this is to you is to alert you that once they have gained access, they can monitor email correspondence, without you knowing, throughout a transaction. Then, at a relevant point, e.g. just before exchange of contracts, they can send an email to a client mirroring that of their solicitor asking for funds to be transferred to a certain bank account. That money then, of course, disappears.

Fortunately, we have not had such an instance but, feel it important to highlight the fact that if you do receive an email requesting funds, it is worth double checking with the person concerned by phone that it is genuine and the bank details are correct, before sending money. This could, of course, affect other areas of finance beyond property. Many solicitors are starting to highlight this point now, but for safety, we would urge you to be vigilant and check before sending money or passing on any personal details regarding any bank or credit card information.

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