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Swallows Bottom, Redford, Midhurst, GU29

Guide price £865,000


4 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: MID140038


  • 2 Reception rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Studio
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • In all about 0.431 acres


A characterful, semi-detached country retreat with the benefit of further planning permission in an idyllic setting. Ground Floor: Entrance hall, Sitting/dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Snug, Master bedroom with study area, dressing room and bathroom en suite, Cloakroom, Utility room First Floor: Double bedroom with dressing room and bathroom en suite, Two further double bedrooms Outside: Garden, Studio with bathroom, Parking for several cars, Shed, In all about 0.431 acres The Property Recently extended and refurbished by the current owners, 61 Swallows Bottom is an attractive semi-detached cottage set amidst National Trust land which provides an exceptional backdrop. The original cottage is built of stone with part tile hung elevations under a clay tile roof and has been sympathetically extended with a timber clad exterior. The cottage offers flexible accommodation to suit modern living. Steps lead up from a spacious entrance hall to an open plan drawing room/dining room with a wood burning stove and French doors which open onto the garden. Both the drawing room and the kitchen/breakfast room enjoy long distance views over the garden and National Trust common land. The kitchen is fitted with an electric 4 oven Aga and granite work surfaces. The generous ground floor master bedroom is very light with views over the garden and features a study area and dressing room. The bathroom en suite is extremely well fitted with separate shower and roll top bath. A snug, with a wood burning stove, utility room and a cloakroom complete the ground floor. Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms. One of the bedrooms benefits from a dressing room and bathroom en suite. The current owners have achieved planning permission to create a further family bathroom, if desired (SDNP/14/01565/HOUS). Gardens and Grounds The attractive garden is mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and landscape designed flower beds. Well screened from the house is a studio with a bathroom which offers great potential (subject to the normal consents). There is a further garden shed and parking for several cars. From the garden, two gates lead out onto National Trust land providing extensive walks direct from the property. The Location 61 Swallows Bottom is situated within protected heathland above the hamlet of Redford, 4 miles north of Midhurst which is the heart of the South Downs National Park. Milland is 3 miles away and has an excellent Public House, community shop/cafe and primary school. The town of Midhurst provides most everyday needs, whilst the larger towns of Petersfield and Liphook offer a wide selection of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities, together with a variety of both public and private schools. Guildford in Surrey and the Cathedral city of Chichester, both with renowned Theatres, are within easy reach. The A3 provides fast access to London, the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports. There are excellent recreational facilities in the area, with polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, golf at Cowdray Park, Pulborough and Liphook and sailing out of Chichester Harbour and other centres along the South Coast. Distances By Road: London 52 miles, Midhurst 4 miles, Liphook 4 miles, Haslemere 7.5 miles, Petersfield 10 miles, Chichester 15 miles. By Rail: Haslemere to London Waterloo from 49 minutes.