Nutbourne, Pulborough

Nutbourne Place Nutbourne Lane, Pulborough, West Sussex


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Marketed by:Comyn & James

143 Lower Street
West Sussex
RH20 2BX

01798 888111

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Key Features

  • Large Hall & Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room & Dining Room
  • 32ft Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Billiard Room
  • 6 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedroom Annex
  • Range of Store Rooms & Outbuildings
  • Formal Gardens, Fields & Pool
  • Tranquil Semi-Rural Location
  • London (Victoria) 80 Minutes

Property Description

A most handsome and statuesque period property in beautiful gardens and grounds extending to almost 6 acres.

Occupying a prime, slightly elevated setting on the edge of this charming, semi-rural hamlet. Approx 7,940 sq ft / 738 sq m with classic features and extensive living space incorporating an annexe.Swimming Pool, walled garden and glorious, far reaching downland views to the south.

Nutbourne Place is set in an elevated and secluded location with wonderful, far reaching southerly views over beautifully tended lawned gardens. Mature trees on either side of the lawns give an excellent screen for privacy with the front lawn divided by a Ha-Ha.

To the rear (north side) of the house there is a walled orchard, a swimming pool set within a second walled garden and fields beyond and to the side.

The house is approached via a striking, winding front driveway flanked by mature trees and borders which leads to a generous area for parking and turning with access to the garaging.

A second rear driveway leads to the lane past the garage providing an additional access onto Nutbourne lane.

. The property is approached through full height glazed doors flanked by impressive arched windows.

A Striking Entrance Hall leads to all the main ground floor rooms - with the three major Living Rooms enjoy fine views south over neat lawns to the Downs in the distance. These benefit from elegant proportions and impressive, high ceilings with ornate coving.

An imposing Billiard Room is accessed off the main hall and creates an impressive games and entertaining area.

The current owners have over recent years significantly enhanced and updated many aspects of the property to create a charming interior with extensive space for modern family living.

The newly extended 32'6 Kitchen/Dining Room provides excellent entertaining and dining space with a large central island beyond which is an area for table and chairs. Bi-fold doors lead out to a pleasant Secluded Terrace well arranged for summer al fresco dining and seating.

There is a well appointed Utility Room off the kitchen and rear access through an Enclosed Courtyard to a range of substantial Store Rooms behind.

An impressive, wide staircase and landing open to Spacious Double Bedrooms - with the main rooms having wonderful southerly aspects and far reaching views over the front lawn to the South Downs.

The bedroom layout also offers plenty of scope to further arrange rooms to suit different needs if required.

Above is a large Loft. To the rear of the property there is a substantial two storey 2 Bedroom Annexe with sitting room and kitchen and its own separate entrance. This makes an ideal wing for dependent relatives, house staff or for income as an Airbnb.

The gardens and grounds are a particularly fine feature of this handsome period home boasting formal gardens and lawns around the main house and a large gravelled parking area adjacent to a large triple garage.

The upper lawn was once used for croquet and is divided from the lower lawn (tennis lawn) by a Ha- Ha.

Beyond are elegant mature trees framing splendid views over the village to the Downs in the distance.

The gardens extend around the house with well stocked shrub and flower beds to a substantial stone sun terrace leading out from the kitchen/dining room.

Beyond is a wonderful range of outbuildings providing extensive space for a wide range of uses (including office, storage and work space).

There is a brick outbuilding with several cellar rooms plus a well. One of the rooms (currently used as a gym) is an auxillary garage accessed via the lane (and footpath) that runs around the house

To the rear of the property a wooden bridge leads over the lane and up to further gardens and grounds beyond.

In this area there is an outdoor swimming pool with associated buildings set within a walled garden.

There is a further walled garden containing a vegetable garden and orchard with gates leading into fields beyond. The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 5.9acres.

Nutbourne is a charming semi-rural village a few miles east of Petworth, near Pulborough where there is a mainline station (London Victoria and London Bridge 80 mins) and a wide range of shopping facilities and amenities. There is a long established, popular local inn, 'The Rising Sun', numerous country walks and several well renowned vineyards.

The area is well served by a wide range of local services and amenities - including a Waitrose in Storrington, Sainsburys and Tesco in Pulborough, farm shops, wine merchants, local butchers, hairdressers and many other individual shops and services.

Local sports clubs include golf at the West Sussex Golf Club, cricket, tennis, squash, rugby at Parham, football, croquet and bowls. There is sailing at Chichester, Bosham and Itchenor with racing at Goodwood and Fontwell.

Preparatory schools include Dorset House at Bury, Windlesham House and Great Ballard at Eartham, Chichester. Senior schools include, Seaford College, Charterhouse, Cranleigh and Lancing College. There are two State secondary schools; The Weald at Billingshurst, and Midhurst Rother College in nearby Midhurst.

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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 Metropix 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.

Safeguarding your information Important information regarding cybercrime. It has come to our attention that computer hackers are seeking to target property transactions to access funds. As we understand it, they will either hack a phone, tablet or PC, maybe by sending out a random email which mistakenly gets opened, or even whilst opening a website, which gives them access to that machine.

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.