Property for sale Bepton , Midhurst
Guide Price £1,900,000
A stunning and renovated period detached house, combining original characteristics with state of the art contemporary features, set well within its grounds of approximately 1.3 acres in the heart of the South Downs National Park.
Severals House is an extremely well-presented family home, having undergone a complete renovation and extension project by the current owners. The property dates back to the early 1800's and has been beautifully finished, maintaining many original features whilst adding a contemporary element with the kitchen and bathrooms.
In the heart of the house sits the large double height inner hall with a lantern above allowing this vaulted space to be flooded with natural light. The layout of rooms off the hall provides versatile living accommodation ideal for families and entertaining, with a large double aspect 30ft drawing room with feature fireplace, sitting room overlooking the picturesque gardens, dining room and study. A stunning feature
of the house, also situated off the inner hall, is the large Kitchen / Breakfast room, benefiting from a bespoke fitted kitchen, granite work surfaces, integrated appliances and double doors leading onto the south west facing patio and gardens beyond, providing wonderful entertaining space throughout the summer months. Adjacent and accessed from the kitchen are the laundry and garden rooms, both allowing direct access from the garden. To add to the comfort of the house, underfloor heating has been installed throughout the ground floor and the bathrooms. The first floor is particularly spacious with the large galleried landing leading to all 5 dual aspect double bedrooms family bathroom and first floor study area, with the master bedroom having southerly views, an en-suite bathroom and dressing room.
The studio / office which has its own front door offers flexible first floor accommodation ideal for a home office, studio room or potential to convert creating further accommodation.
Gardens and Grounds
The Property is approached via a gated, private gravel driveway, with a feature grassed island, leading to a triple-bay car port with the driveway providing parking for several cars. Sitting well within the grounds, the mixture of mature hedges and specimen trees, offering tranquil and private gardens which are mainly laid to lawn. A former grass tennis court lies to the south east of the gardens, linked in by an old brick and stone pathway maintaining the period feel into the gardens. In all, the property is set in gardens and grounds which
extend to approximately 1.3 acres with the benefit of direct access from the end of the garden to footpaths connecting the beautiful South Downs to your doorstep.
Severals House lies in the heart of the South Downs National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the outskirts of the village of Bepton. Midhurst town is approximately 1.5 miles East which provides for most everyday needs with a good range of shopping and recreational facilities. The village benefits from The Country Inn, St Mary's Church and The Park House boutique hotel offering spa, leisure and dining facilities. Haslemere town is about 10 miles away and provides a good variety of boutique shopping, restaurants, a Waitrose supermarket, recreational facilities and a mainline station with fast trains reaching London Waterloo in approximately 54 minutes. The Cathedral city of Chichester provides more extensive shopping and
leisure facilities. The A3 London to Portsmouth road can be accessed at Petersfield providing access through the Hindhead tunnel to Guildford, London, Heathrow, Gatwick, the M25, and south to the coast. There is a fine selection of schools in the area including Conifers in Easebourne, Bedales and Churchers College in
Petersfield, Seaford College near Petworth, Westbourne, Oakwood and Prebendal in Chichester. Other schools in the area include the Royal Grammar School in Guildford, Charterhouse in Godalming and Cranleigh School.
Sports & Country Pursuits
Events and sporting activities in the area include the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival events for motoring enthusiasts, horseracing at Goodwood and Fontwell racecourses, polo at Cowdray Park, golf at nearby Goodwood, Cowdray and Pulborough and bathing off the beaches at the Witterings. Chichester Harbour has a multitude of moorings (subject to availability) and there are nearby berthing and lifting facilities in both Birdham Pool and Chichester Marina. Other local attractions include: The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, West Dean Gardens, Goodwood House, Stansted Park and Petworth House.
Distances & Transports
Midhurst Town Centre: 1.5 miles, Petersfield: 9.5 miles (London Waterloo 66 minutes), Haslemere: 10 miles (London Waterloo 54 minutes), Chichester: 13 miles, Goodwood: 7.7 miles, Southampton Airport: 36 miles, Gatwick Airport: 40 miles, Central London: 56 miles.
All distances are approximate.