An exceptional 2618 sqft sqft character home that has been exquisitely, yet sympathetically extended and completely refurbished. Now providing spacious living accommodation, situated on a mature plot approaching quarter of an acre. Reference #PAH
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Steeped in history, dating back to the Victorian era is a stunning, now substantially enlarged family home. School House has been restored, extended and refurbished to an exceptionally high standard. It retains a Victorian feel with many modern influences.
The current owners have retained, reclaimed and uncovered as many of the original features as was possible during the restoration, some of which include several original Thomas Jeckyll fireplaces dating back some 130 years, original floor boards have been exposed, stripped and varnished, Victorian tiles have been reclaimed to complete the front and side porch are just to name a few.
In addition the owners have successfully made a conscious effort in utilising local businesses, tradesmen and materials, to produce an exceptional finish including a bespoke kitchen with an extensive range of Neff appliances with a combination of Granite and solid wood worktops.
The orientation of the property is east facing to the front and west to the rear. Doors and windows have been strategically positioned to catch the best of the natural light throughout the day.
The property is well positioned in its plot, approaching a quarter of an acre. The gardens have been beautifully landscaped. Many of the original plants include Rhododendrons, Camelias and Magnolia's to the rear. Original wild primrose, snowdrops, daffodils and crocuses are to the front.
Horsham stone was recovered from the original patio and used around the three feature Ghost Birch trees. The enlarged terrace provides a most impressive platform for entertaining and alfresco dining, whilst enjoying a broad view of the rear garden.
The double detached garage, has extra wide doors to accommodate modern vehicles and is well equipped with electric up and over doors, power and light.
Mannings Heath is a delightful village just a few miles South East of Horsham. It is a very desirable location with many people requesting property there. Nearby in Lower Beeding is South Lodge Hotel & Spa, that offers a range of excellent facilities.
Horsham Town itself offers a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and supermarkets. The sports facilities are also excellent in and around Horsham. Transport facilities are excellent with mainline trains direct to London. There is also easy access to the M23 and M25 and of course Gatwick Airport. The town itself is surrounded by the beautiful West Sussex Countryside.
The nearby town of Horsham is a vibrant market town with great transport links and excellent educational facilities. There is a thriving restaurant and café scene, from familiar chains to independent and award-winning eateries. Horsham Park has tennis courts, a swimming complex and gymnastics centre. There is a wide selection of sport and leisure facilities for all ages within the town. West Street and Swan Walk offer comprehensive shopping and there is a John Lewis and Waitrose on Albion Way. Horsham has direct train links to London, Gatwick Airport and the South Coast.