High Street, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex,

£1,350,000

4 Bedroom Detached House

Ref: EAXML862_7897012

A unique opportunity to purchase this substantial family home dating back in part to 1841 and formerly the stables and cart house to the Old Black Lion Beer House that used to front the village High Street. The property is discreetly tucked away behind the High Street up its own long driveway in a lovely private setting with no passing trade/traffic. Extensively modernised and enlarged to our clients own specification approximately 20 years ago to create this fabulous home harmoniously combining old period features and modern accommodation arrangement conducive to today’s living. GROUND FLOOR: Reception hall – cloakroom – boot and utility rooms – kitchen/breakfast room with high 20’ vaulted ceiling – sitting room – 32’ x 16’1 triple aspect drawing room – ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower room. FIRST FLOOR: Galleried landing – master bedroom suite with bedroom, dressing area, en-suite and substantial balcony – two further double bedrooms both with en-suites. OUTSIDE: Long driveway – double garage – courtyard garden – total plot of approximately. 1/3 of an acre – 18’ x 12’ garden studio/home office. PLANNING CONSENT: Ref: 14/1038/ful - to erect a detached one bedroom cottage within the grounds. Butchers Barn is tucked away down its own long driveway in a tranquil setting just off/behind the picturesque and historic village High Street, hidden behind its period frontage, dating back to 1841 and formerly the stables and coach house to what was then the Black Lion Beer House later becoming the Black Lion Hotel. The stables and coach house converted and then substantially extended to the rear by our clients some twenty years ago creating this hidden secret. Secure gated access from the driveway leads through a covered area opening out to a substantial courtyard with lovely mature and fruitful grapevine. From here the front door opens into the reception hall, having a high vaulted ceiling and galleried landing over, really setting the scene of this home and of what is to come. The kitchen/breakfast room (part of the original) is double aspect with large picture windows both to the front and rear, there is a high 20’ vaulted ceiling and the kitchen fitted with a modern range of units with solid granite worktops and a five oven gas fired AGA. The central island peninsula is movable allowing chef the option of more space, as required. The triple aspect drawing room includes a working open inglenook fireplace as its focal point with substantial bressumer beam over. There are two sets of double doors both opening onto different areas of the beautifully maintained and stocked formal gardens. A second reception room is utilised by our clients as a lounge. Also on the ground floor there is a boot room, separate utility room and cloakroom/WC. There is a ground floor double bedroom with double doors opening onto the gardens and having its own en-suite shower room/WC (considered ideal for an au-pair/nanny etc or for elderly relatives). An oak and glass staircase rises to the first floor galleried landing over the reception hall below, access is gained from here to all first floor rooms. The master bedroom suite is triple aspect and includes a dressing area, en-suite shower room and double doors that open out to a substantial balcony. There is a guest bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom and a further double bedroom with an en-suite shower room. Outside, 21’6 x 18’2 double garage with two sets of double doors to front plus a further pair of doors to the rear allowing through vehicular access to the gardens. Total plot of approximately one third of an acre. Formal gardens with ornamental fish pond, substantial patio, 18’ x 12’ studio within the grounds having water, power, heating and Wifi making it ideal as a home office. PLANNING CONSENT: Ref:

14/1038/ful - to erect a detached one bedroom cottage within the grounds. LOCAL AUTHORITY: Mid Sussex District Council – 01444 458166 Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1SS Website: www.midsussex.gov.uk COUNCIL TAX BAND: G / ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING: F Read more

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