Guide price £1,475,000
A beautifully appointed apartment set over two floors in an historic elegant Grade I Listed house at the base of the South Downs. Kitchen/living/dining area, Spacious drawing room, Master bedroom with bathroom en suite, Guest bedroom with shower room en suite, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4 / study, Family bathroom, 2 garages, 4 parking spaces, Tennis courts, Communal gardens The Property 4 Burton House is in Burton Park, a private estate set in over 140 acres of parkland, including two lakes and a formal rose garden designed by Capability Brown. Approached along a private winding drive past the open spaces of the park to the imposing Grade I listed building which is Burton House. Now nine high quality apartments, with other smaller developments in the grounds, all with a backdrop of the South Downs, 4 Burton House is in excellent decorative order and is arranged over two floors. It is unique in that it can be accessed through its own private entrance as well as via the impressive communal entrance hall in the main building. The whole ground floor has been converted into a large open plan kitchen, dining, living space, with a decorative open fireplace and bespoke cupboards and shelving along one wall. The kitchen area has built in cupboards under worksurfaces, a Lacanche range cooker, a SMEG fridge and built in SMEG dishwasher as well as two XXL AEG washer dryers. The staircase leads to the first floor and the elegant well proportioned, dual aspect drawing room with large sash windows, giving views over the countryside to the west. The room has tall ceilings and cornicing. The master bedroom with en suite faces east offering lovely views over the formal gardens and the surrounding park. The guest bedroom with shower en suite also has superb views over the park. Bedroom 3 and bedroom 4, which could also double as a study, share the family bathroom. Gardens and Grounds The Burton Park Estate is within the South Downs National Park. All the residents can enjoy the lifestyle of living on a private estate with over 140 acres of wonderful parkland, together with two lakes, woodland, formal gardens, a croquet lawn, tennis courts and the Norman Parish Church of St Richard. The ambiance and lifestyle of Burton Park is ideal as a peaceful weekend retreat or a full time elegant home. There are two garages in a block in the grounds and four allocated parking spaces. The Location There is a farm shop within one mile that doubles as a coffee shop and a fishmonger visits once a week. The town of Petworth provides for most everyday needs whilst Haslemere, 14 miles to the north offers a good selection of shops, supermarkets and the mainline station providing a fast train service to London Waterloo. Guildford in Surrey and the Cathedral city of Chichester, both with renowned theatres, are within easy reach and have more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The surrounding area has much to offer with polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, golf at Cowdray Park, Goodwood, Pulborough and Liphook, motor racing at the Goodwood circuit and sailing out of Chichester Harbour and other centres along the South Coast. The A3 provides fast access to London, the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports. The mainline stations at Pulborough and Haslemere provide good rail links to London Victoria and Waterloo respectively. Distances By Road: London 54 miles, Petworth 3 miles, Pulborough 8 miles, Chichester 12 miles, Haslemere 14 miles, Guildford 25 miles, Goodwood 8 miles, Cowdray Park 7 miles By Rail: Haslemere to London Waterloo from 53 minutes, Pulborough to London Victoria from 75 minutes Maintenance / Service Charges Petworth Management Company Service Charge covers maintenance of the Park, including the park grounds, lakes, roads and sewage plant. £3,857.74 for 2019. Burton House and Courtyard Limited cover the upkeep of the land owned by the management company including the formal gardens, the buildings insurance and external building maintenance (roofs, windows, doors and masonry) £3,823.63 for 2019 Water is billed in April and October of each year and is based on actual consumption.
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