Converted coach house surrounded by countryside

This attractive former coach house is set in the midst of the South Downs National Park, surrounded by unspoilt countryside.

Sunday, 13th November 2016, 12:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 8:16 pm

The property was originally converted in the 1970s and forms part of the courtyard immediately to the north of Adsdean House.

The Adsdean House Estate was the former home of the late Earl Mountbatten for a number of years before the Second World War and saw a number of distinguished and interesting guests including Charlie Chaplin and, during his brief reign, Edward VIII.

The only tree to be ceremonially planted by the king is believed to have been planted here during one of his visits to the estate.

Since its original conversion, the Coach House has been the subject of extensive work by the present owners, creating a stylish contemporary home which communicates well with its location and lovely gardens.

The principal room is set out on the first floor being a beautifully proportioned kitchen/family room of some 24ft in length with vaulted ceiling and doors opening on to a large deck with views and access to the gardens beyond.

Planning consent has also been granted for a significant extension here, creating an impressive vaulted family room with sliding doors on to the garden.

A home office and principal bedroom suite with its own entrance hall, walk-in dressing room and bathroom occupy the rest of the first floor.

A spacious sitting room, two further bedrooms and bathroom are arranged on the ground floor, together with entrance hall and cloakroom.

All the main living areas on the ground floor have slate flagged floors.

In addition to this, an internal hallway leads from the third bedroom to a utility room and boiler room with lobby providing access to the open-fronted garage.

This area may provide potential to create further living space subject to building regulation compliance if garaging were provided elsewhere on the property.

Outside, a private road approaches the Coach House and its courtyard from the west, and there are two vehicle access points to the Coach House and its gardens – one leading to an area of hardstandin and an open-fronted garage, the other to a large modern barn.

Steps from the courtyard immediately north of the house lead up to the garden which is laid mainly to lawn with lovely views over the neighbouring paddocks to woodland beyond.

The spacious deck is approached by way of double doors from kitchen/family room and provides a sheltered sitting area making the most of the impressive views.

Beyond the modern barn, there is a further area of garden with a small orchard of fruit trees and a greenhouse.

Guide Price £845,000.

For more information, or to arrange a viewing, contact Jackson-Stops & Staff, 37 South Street, Chichester. Telephone 01243 786316.