6 Bed Detached House For Sale
Rusper Road, Crawley, RH11
- Grade II listed
- Large detached two storey garage complex with office space over and adjoining workshop offering potential for conversion to another dwelling or annexe (STPP)
- Set in just over an acre of secluded meticulously maintained grounds consisting of matured shrubs, foliage and well stocked flower beds lawns and hedges
- Steeped in history original exposed oak beams, two magnificent Inglenook fireplaces, air raid shelter, original bread oven housings, a well, just to name a few special features
- A few minutes’ walk to Ifield train station with excellent links to London, local bus routes, Crawley Town centre and excellent schools
- Gas central heating
- A substantial six-bedroom detached character property originally built in the mid-16th century and later extended
- Swimming pool is housed in a Victoriana enclosure comprising of changing room incorporating shower, WC and kitchen/bar area
- Council Tax Band 'G' and EPC 'N/A'
Turks Croft is a stunning mid 16th century Grade II family residence which has been heavily extended and remodelled over the years, offering excellent living accommodation and is set on a fantastic plot spanning just over an acre, which has been meticulously maintained with high conifers surrounding giving an excellent feel of privacy and country living. The property is within the popular residential area of Ifield being conveniently close to Crawley town centre, bus routes, local shops and Ifield station which is only a few minutes’ walk away offering direct links to London.
Upon entering the property via an impressive porch and heavy oak door, you are greeted with a sizable sitting room with space for multiple large family sofas and freestanding furniture. Here there are dual aspect windows to front and rear with a beautiful feature inglenook fireplace with elegant cast iron wood burner, deep sandstone recess York stone hearth. Further doorways to the utility room, and inner hallway. The utility room comprises of bespoke oak frame unit with work top and sink free standing enclosed washing machine and dryer, exposed oak beams, quarry tiled floor further doorway to the downstairs cloakroom with w.c. The hallway gives access to the living room, dining room and kitchen. The living room is stunning and spacious room with dual aspect windows and doors allowing in lots of natural light. The room also features a wonderful inglenook open fireplace with a large bressummer beam over. Further beautiful original exposed oak beams to walls and ceilings and a discreet fitted bar. The dining room is of impressive proportions with high coved ceiling, space for a substantial dining table and furniture. There is a further set of dual aspect windows and doors continuing the bright and airy theme of the property. The kitchen/breakfast room comprises of a range of tasteful oak character style wall and base units with granite work surfaces over, benefiting from a range of fitted appliances such as a five-burner gas hob with fitted microwave under, double sink and mixer taps, under counter fridge and separate freezer, twin built-in double oven/ grill and door to the sizable walk-in larder. There is also space for a dining table. A door leads to the al fresco dining area and large terrace.
A stylish oak staircase ascends to the first floor, where you have a spacious galleried landing giving access to all 6 bedrooms, family bathroom and loft. Bedroom one the master bedroom is of fantastic proportions with a balcony, dual aspect large windows overlooking the garden, space for a king size bed and freestanding furniture. The room also benefits from a complete wall of his and hers mirrored fitted wardrobes, an en-suite bathroom, shower, wash basin and wc. Bedrooms two this was the original master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a double aspect room, exposed oak beams and vaulted ceiling fitted wardrobe, bathroom with bath and shower over, w.c. and wash basin. Bedroom three with dual aspect double size, vaulted ceiling with high level storage cupboards, archway to dressing room area with fitted wardrobes, en-suite shower room with w.c. and wash basin large roof light window. Bedroom five single room dual aspect exposed oak beams vaulted ceiling, hanging cupboard Bedroom six presently set up as an office easily converted back to a single bedroom if required.
Heading outside the property, there is just over an acre (TBV) of meticulously maintained grounds with various flower beds, specimen trees which encompasses a beautiful feature well, a World War II air raid shelter, multiple storage units and is screened by established conifers to all sides giving an excellent feel of seclusion and privacy. A Victorian enclosure houses the heated swimming pool with a built in Jacuzzi, its own kitchen/bar, changing room/shower and separate w.c. To the front of the property, on entrance, you have a large parking area for numerous vehicles and access to the single listed garage with space for a car or perfect as a workshop/storage unit. A long drive leads to the imposing detached two storey garage complex with remote controlled up and over electric door, there is a large office space above the main garage with a kitchenette and bathroom. This offers excellent scope and could be converted into an annexe or another dwelling subject to relevant permissions. There is a further workshop to the rear.
Turks Croft is ideally located on the edge of acres of open countryside, yet also within walking distance of a high number of amenities. Firstly, the property is a few minutes’ walk to Ifield station with a regular service to London and the South Coast (via Three Bridges). In addition, the house is also a similar distance from local shopping facilities on Ifield Drive and a popular
restaurant, as well a choice of public houses, with the Tesco Express also a short drive away. The house is also perfectly positioned for golfers, with Ifield Golf Club a few minutes’ drive away. The pretty village of Rusper is also close at hand; popular with both walkers and cyclists with a choice of pretty country pubs to while away the weekend. There are also a number of local
schools within close proximity including Rusper village school, The Mill primary academy and St Margaret’s C of E School, with Gatwick Airport a short drive or train journey too. All in all, this house offers the perfect blend of both town and country living.
Council Tax Band: G
- Ifield - 0.21miles
- Crawley - 1.45miles
- Faygate - 2.37miles
- Three Bridges - 2.53miles
- Gatwick North Terminal Shuttle Station - 3.59miles