NO ONWARD CHAIN! Beautiful GRADE II LISTED COTTAGE, previously forming the barn and grain store for the farmhouse on Hampers Farm, sympathetically converted into a two bedroom home, believed to date back to at least 1670, RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE SUCH A CHARMING PROPERTY OF LOCAL HISTORICAL INTEREST.
Nestled back from the road, GREAT ACCESS FOR THE STATION, PARK & TOWN CENTRE, character features throughout. Entrance hall with storage, TWO RECEPTION ROOMS, feature fireplace, KITCHEN in need of updating, downstairs bathroom, TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS, one with large fitted cupboards, SUBSTANTIAL EAVES STORAGE, useful 3rd room ideal for STUDY, fenced garden area.
This beautiful Grade II listed cottage once formed part of Hampers Farm, and is one of the few remaining examples of 17th century architecture in Horsham. Previously forming the barn and grain store for the farmhouse, The property has been sympathetically converted into a two bedroom home. The building is believed to date back to at least 1670, but it is understood that some of the substantial timbers used for framing are significantly older. This really is a rare opportunity to acquire such a charming property of local historical interest.
Nestled back from station road, with access via a quaint pathway, the property is a perfect juxtaposition from the hustle and bustle of modern life, and the more modern properties that have evolved over the years. Just a stone’s throw from Horsham train station, the location is ideal for those wishing to have the convenience of town centre living, but with character features and a peaceful setting.
The property includes a fenced garden area, with a latch gate and private path leading to the front door. A small entrance hall includes a useful cupboard and glazed double doors leading into a spacious reception room. An elegant staircase divides this room from the kitchen area, which now requires updating, but offers ample space for fitted or freestanding appliances. There is a large storage cupboard/pantry that houses a modern boiler, and there is also a beautiful range cooker. Beyond the first reception room is a second room that could be a wonderful snug sitting room, with feature fireplace or could form an elegant dining room, if the new owners would prefer the first reception room to form a more open-plan living set up. The bathroom is on the ground floor and has been designed for ease of access for those with reduced mobility.
To the first floor a gorgeous landing area is filled with natural light from a large Velux window, with substantial eaves storage. There are two double bedrooms, one with large fitted cupboards, and a useful 3rd room that could be used as a study area for those that may require a space for home working.
LOCATION: The property is situated in a popular residential area and currently is within the catchment for Millais, Forest, and Heron Way schools. The station is within ease of access with direct links to London Victoria and London Bridge as is the historic town centre with twice weekly markets, and superb restaurants and variety of shops. There are excellent leisure facilities in Horsham including theatre, cinemas, swimming pool and a range of social and sport clubs.
DIRECTIONS: From Horsham town centre go straight ahead at the traffic lights into North Street. At the roundabout go straight across and proceed over the railway bridge. At the next roundabout double back on yourself and take the first left into Station Road. Proceed along this road and follow the road round to the left by The Bedford Public House. The property can be found on the right hand side.
COUNCIL TAX: Band C.
SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA: For local school admissions and to find out about catchment areas, please contact West Sussex County Council – West Sussex Grid for learning - School Admissions, 0845 0751007. Or visit the Admissions Website.
Woodlands Estate Agents Disclaimer: we would like to inform prospective purchasers that these sales particulars have been prepared as a general guide only. A detailed survey has not been carried out, nor the services, appliances and fittings tested. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon for furnishing purposes. If floor plans are included they are for guidance and illustration purposes only and may not be to scale. If there are important matters likely to affect your decision to buy, please contact us before viewing this property.
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