Town Cottage and Shop , West Sussex

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  • Living accommodation and shop
  • Exposed walls and ceiling timbers
  • Gas fired Aga

This property has been the subject of total renovation and modernisation over recent years converting the living accommodation into a charming town cottage. Features of note are the cottage kitchen with gas fired Aga, the floors throughout of polished pine, pine doors with wrought iron latches, TV and telephone points throughout, gas fired central heating and a fine open fireplace to the sitting room. The property has many exposed wall and ceiling timbers and a feature on the top floor is the panel of wattle and daub. There is a side entrance into the kitchen and therefore the shop and living accommodation could be used independently. The shop could – subject to any necessary planning consent being obtainable – be converted to further living accommodation, or a cloakroom installed into the cellar.

The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises: Covered porch to the front door:-

DOUBLE FRONTED SPLIT LEVEL SHOP 23’0″ X 13’0″ (7m x 3.9mm)
Double fronted shop window and glazed door. A feature of the shop is the pine floor and steps making the property split level. Heavily beamed ceiling and half timbered walls. Radiator. Telephone point. Numerous light points. Secondary double glazing. Dresser (available by separate negotiation). Door to kitch. Stairs with gallery lead to:

BASEMENT/CELLAR 16’0″ X 11’5″ (4.8m x 3.35m)
This is a dry basement with light and power with sufficient headroom to give a working area with further space for storage. (It is understood that there is a possibility of installing a cloakroom here if required, subject to all necessary planning consents being obtainable.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13’4″ x 12’5″ (4m x 3.8m)
An attractive kitchen with old pitch pine fronted units and a fireplace which is a feature of the kitchen. Inset four ring electric hob with electric oven under. Natural slate work surfaces with drawers and cupboards under. Wall mounted display cupboard and shelf display unit. Ceramic butler sink with brass taps. Old fireplace with gas fired Aga on brick hearth. Deep cupboard with pine door with space for fridge freezer.

Petworth is a Medieval market town set within the pretty countryside and still holds on to its past with winding lanes and historical buildings. One such famous building is Petworth House, a 17th Century mansion set within stunning and beautiful Deer Parks designed by Capability Brown and lies just north of the South Downs within the South Downs National Park. It has a good range of shops for everyday needs, three churches, tennis court, bowling green, cricket and football pitches. Golf is at Goodwood, Cowdray and an 18 hole course two miles north of Petworth.

There are excellent independent schools close by; Conifers at Midhurst is for children up to 11 years, Seaford College and Prep School 3 miles away. Pulborough mainline station (serving the coast, Gatwick and Victoria and London Bridge 70 minutes) is 4 miles and Haslemere station (Waterloo 60 minutes) is 10 miles away. Chichester and the coast with the yacht basin and the cathedral city with its excellent shops, supermarkets and Festival Theatre lies approximately 14 miles to the south.

Air Conditioning Heating Balcony Dishwasher Pool Internet Terrace Microwave Fridge Cable TV Security Camera Toaster Grill Oven Fans Servants Furnished Cupboards Garage with drive for 2 cars Off road parking for one vehicle Village centre location

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