6 bedroom detached house
Old Holbrook, Horsham, West Sussex RH12
- 4 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 2/3 Bedroom Cottage
- Stabling & Outbuildings
- Swimming Pool
- Gardens & Pasture
- In all about 7.25 Acres
The attractive elevations are brick, tile hung to the first floor with some period lattice paned windows under a clay tiles roof.
Opening from the entrance hall are 3 receptions rooms including an elegant sitting room, beamed dining room with an impressive inglenook fireplace and a study. The large farmhouse style kitchen has a 4 oven Aga. On the first floor are 4 bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms including 2 suites. From the landing a staircase rises to a large loft, part of which could be adapted to provide an additional bedroom subject to planning.
Set to one side is a detached 2/3 bedroom cottage providing excellent relatives'/guest accommodation and which has its own private area of garden.
Northlands Farm is situated in an outstanding rural position, approached by a country lane and set close to the Surrey/West Sussex border about 3 miles to the north of Horsham. Horsham provides excellent shopping and leisure facilities together with a mainline rail service to London (Victoria and London Bridge). Horsham by-pass links with the M23 providing access to Gatwick Airport, the M25 and the national motorway network. Within the area there is a variety of sporting and recreational facilities including golf at Rusper, Cottesmore Park, Horsham and Slinfold, show jumping at Hickstead, polo at Cowdray Park and over the surrounding countryside there are many miles of beautiful walks and rides. There is an excellent choice of both private and state schools including Handcross Park, Farlington, Pennthorpe and Cranleigh. There are mainline rail services from Three Bridges and the Gatwick Express. The property is ideally situated for purchasers seeking a rural country house close to the Surrey/Sussex border yet within easy reach of facilities and communications.
From the lane double gates open onto a gravel drive providing extensive parking to the front of the house and the outbuildings. To one side is a triple bay open fronted garage and a chicken house set in an enclosure. 5 bar gates open to the stable yard with an l-shaped range of stables with a tack room and cloakroom. Beyond is a 3 bay Dutch barn, open frontage storage barn and a garage.
A formal area of garden adjoins the house on the west side and comprises stone terraces and paths, lawns, herbaceous beds and numerous mature shrubs and trees. Set within the garden is the swimming pool with a broad stone surround. Kitchen garden with raised beds and a greenhouse.
The sale also includes a field immediately to the west of the property, in total the whole amounts to some 7.1 acres.