West Street, Sompting, West Sussex, BN15

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6

Within an idyllic setting at the base of The South Downs in Sompting VILLAGE is this MAGNIFICENT 18th century detached dwelling, having undergone extensive & sympathetic RESTORATION over recent years. Offered for sale with an abundance of many CHARACTER & ORIGINAL features & set within its own flint walled BEAUTIFUL grounds & approached via an electronically operated gated entry system, this EXQUISITE home was once residence to famous English poet John Trelawny, friend to both Shelley & Byron. With the original coach house converted into a detached ANNEXE/STUDIO to add to the vast accommodation, an internal viewing is absolutely essential...

NB Please note that on the 360' virtual tour of the main residence, the previous family bathroom is shown. Please refer to the photographs to see how the brand new luxury bathroom is now seen...

. The accommodation in more detail comprises as follows:

. Wrought iron gate with SECURITY ENTRY PHONE SYSTEM and secure pathway leading to;

. Newly installed double glazed period style door with uPVC double glazed windows either side and providing access into:

LARGE RECEPTION HALL Feature cast iron period fireplace and surround with complimenting hearth, recess storage cupboards, ceramic tiled flooring, double radiator with thermostat, entryphone, levelled ceiling, additional high level storage cupboard housing original Georgian butler call system, painted sweeping style staircase with complimenting banister and balustrade leading to first floor, opening through to:

INNER HALLWAY Part ceramic tiled flooring and part brick flooring, levelled ceiling, radiator with thermostat, range of storage cupboards and walk in cloakroom/store room having light and electric meters, part glazed door to:

VESTIBULE With wrought iron gate to side and access to:

STORE ROOM 5'9" x 4'6" (1.75m x 1.37m). At present utilised as pet housing.

UTILITY/STORAGE ROOM 11'9" x 7'7" (3.58m x 2.3m). Plumbing and space for appliances, power and lighting, side window and door to front access.

CELLAR With dry lining, light and window, staircase access from the reception hallway.

SOUTHERLY LIVING/SITTING ROOM 30'7" (9.32m) (max) x 14'6" (4.42m) narrowing to 11'5" (3.48m). Feature cast iron open fireplace with surround and complimenting hearth to the living room area, two double radiators with thermostats, TV point, two sash style uPVC double glazed southerly aspect windows, corniced ceiling, marble fire surround with ornate inset cast iron open fireplace to the sitting room area, uPVC double glazed French style double doors leading out onto the courtyard style front terrace.

LUXURY RE-FITTED KITCHEN 21'3" x 13'5" (6.48m x 4.1m). An exceptional room, extensively fitted with a range of contemporary and character cream fronted wall and base units complimented by solid granite work surface areas together with cornicing and underlighting, double butler style sink with filtered water and boiler tap, Neff induction hob, microwave and electric oven, wine cooler fridge, integrated freezer and integrated dishwasher, feature Aga gas stove and oven, ceramic tiled flooring, levelled ceiling with inset spotlighting, Regency style uPVC double glazed side aspect window, Georgian style uPVC double glazed double doors opening onto the rear patio, door to study/bedroom seven, square opening leading through to:

LIVING/DINING ROOM 20'7" x 13'4" (6.27m x 4.06m). Another splendid room offering a large square bay Regency style uPVC double glazed window with views over the lawned gardens, two double radiators with thermostats, TV point, large period fireplace with complimenting mirror above and inset feature wood burning stove, levelled and corniced ceiling.

STUDY/BEDROOM SEVEN 8'10" x 8'5" (2.7m x 2.57m). Regency style uPVC double glazed sash style window, radiator with thermostat, levelled skeiling, part panelling to walls, fitted cupboard housing gas fire combination boiler, fitted shelving, cherry wood effect flooring, uPVC double glazed door to side entrance, door to:

EN SUITE WC White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator with thermostat, cherry wood effect flooring, panelled skeiling,

SPLIT LEVEL FIRST FLOOR LANDING Butterfly style staircase together with painted banister and balustrade, levelled ceiling with inset spotlighting, double radiator with thermostat, range of fitted storage cupboards.

MASTER BEDROOM 17' x 11'2" (5.18m x 3.4m). Feature patterned cast iron fireplace, recess built in wardrobes, double radiator, picture rail, loft access, levelled ceiling with inset spotlighting, uPVC double glazed Regency style sash window offering countryside views, part glazed French style double doors opening onto:

PRIVATE BALCONY With ornate balustrade and being south facing with lovely open views across the Sompting countryside.

BEDROOM TWO 14'8" (4.47m) x 9'5" (2.87m) plus recess and wardrobes.. Extensive range of Regency effect fitted bedroom furniture incorporating double wardrobes and drawers, feature cast iron fireplace, double radiator with thermostat, levelled ceiling, Regency effect sash style uPVC double glazed window providing countryside views.

BEDROOM THREE 13'5" x 11' (4.1m x 3.35m). Range of built in wardrobes with further cupboards above, double radiator, levelled ceiling and skeiling, access to loft space, sash style uPVC double glazed regency style window.

BEDROOM FOUR 13'5"x 11'5" (4.1mx 3.48m). Another lovely double aspect room with Regency style uPVC sash effect double glazed widow overlooking the rear and side gardens, levelled ceiling, feature ornate cast iron fireplace, uPVC Regency style double glazed French style double doors opening onto:

JULIETTE BALCONY With lovely open views over the gardens and towards the South Downs.

BEDROOM FIVE 11'6" (3.5m) x 11'5" (3.48m) plus recess. Feature cast iron fireplace, recess double wardrobe, radiator, levelled and coved ceiling, Regency style sash effect uPVC double glazed window.

BEDROOM SIX 9'1" x 8'6" (2.77m x 2.6m). Feature cast iron fireplace, radiator with thermostat, levelled ceiling and skeiling, sash style Regency effect uPVC double glazed window with downland views.

BRAND NEW LUXURY BATHROOM Having been recently completely re-fitted to a luxurious standard, providing the perfect blend of character and contemporary with a white suite comprising free standing bath with mixer tap/shower attachment beside, vanity unit/storage cupboards with his and hers surface mounted basins, low level wc, levelled ceiling with inset spotlighting, character style radiator with towel rail, character paneling to lower half of walls, sash style uPVC double glazed window.

LUXURY SHOWER ROOM 8'11" x 5'7" (2.72m x 1.7m). Contemporary white suite comprising double step in shower cubicle housing independent shower unit with hand shower and rain head together with glass screen, marble effect vanity surface having surface bowl wash hand basin with contemporary waterfall style mixer tap and cupboards below, low level WC with concealed cistern and additional cupboards beside, part tiled walls and contrasting flooring, character style radiator/towel rail, levelled ceiling with inset spotlighting and extractor fan.

DETACHED CONVERTED COACH HOUSE Feature character oak front door with full height double glazed windows either side and leading to:

OPEN PLAN LUXURY STYLE KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 13'1" x 10'5" (4m x 3.18m). Range of contemporary cream fronted wall and base units complimented by onyx effect work surface areas together with single drainer 1½ bowl sink, Neff four ring gas hob with electric oven/grill beneath, Neff cooker hood canopy over, cornicing and underlighting, oak flooring, feature cast iron fireplace with gas coal effect inset fire and hearth, double radiator with thermostat, uPVC double glazed side aspect window, staircase with painted balustrade and stained wood banister to first floor, levelled ceiling with inset spotlighting, period style oak door to:

LIVING ROOM 12'8" x 12'5" (3.86m x 3.78m). Double radiator with thermostat, levelled ceiling with inset spotlighting, wall light points, uPVC double glazed sash style windows overlooking the courtyard.

FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM 14'11" x 8'2" (4.55m x 2.5m). Being triple aspect with three velux double glazed skylight windows and two uPVC double glazed side aspect windows overlooking the gardens, feature oak flooring, feature cast iron fireplace with inset coal effect gas fire and hearth, double radiator with thermostat, painted balustrade and stained oak banister, levelled ceiling and skeilings with inset spotlighting, walk in wardrobe with light, shelving and hanging space, part glazed door leading through to:

LUXURY STYLE EN SUITE BATHROOM Feature freestanding roll top bath with centralised Victorian style mixer tap/shower attachment and claw feet, vanity unit having inset wash hand basin with cupboards and drawers under, low level WC, part tiled walls in complimenting ceramics and contrasting flooring, chrome towel rail/radiator, recessed storage cupboard housing gas fired boiler, levelled ceiling and skeiling with inset spotlighting, extractor fan, velux double glazed roofline window, uPVC double glazed front aspect windows providing countryside views.


OUTSIDE & GENERAL The side and rear gardens are another predominant feature of this beautiful home and are laid extensively to lawn whilst being well enclosed by flint walling with an abundance of mature shrubs, trees and bushes all blending in with the character of the entire residence, patio area with adjacent ornamental waterfall and space for hot tub, timber framed summerhouse/storage facility, covered veranda, side access. The South facing front sun terrace is well enclosed and secluded, being block paved with inset shrub and bush borders.

LARGE PRIVATE DRIVEWAY Being gravelled and approached via high double electronically operated gates and providing off road standing space for several vehicles, side access.

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