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Droke Lane, Upwaltham, Petworth, GU28


Under offer

5 Beds 4 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: CHI190230



  • Listed Grade II period farm house
  • Approximately 2.2 acres of gardens and grounds
  • Surrounded by the rich and varied countryside of the South Downs National Park
  • Within easy reach of Chichester, Goodwood and the coast
  • Drawing Room Study Family Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room Utility Room
  • 5 Bedrooms 4 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Outbuildings Include Games Room
  • Shed/Store with Adjoining Workshop
  • Studio and Garden Store


Mallowes Farm is a beautifully appointed, Grade II Listed period property that offers extensive accommodation arranged over three floors. Sympathetically modernised and extended by the current owners with attractive tile hung flint and brick exterior, the property benefits from accommodation including a welcoming reception hall with polished wood block flooring which in turn provides access to the dual-aspect drawing room with open fireplace and adjoining study. Off the inner hall lies a ground floor cloakroom and family room also with polished wood block flooring and a small porch providing access out onto the rear gardens. The ground floor also boasts a wonderful partly vaulted kitchen/breakfast room, well fitted with a superb range of solid wood units with integrated Neff and Miele appliances as well as a large Aga. The breakfast room has fitted seating with a central table, adjacent to the kitchen is a good size utility room fitted with a comprehensive range of floor and wall units as well as Miele fridges and freezers and butler sink off which lies a boot room and second ground floor cloakroom. From the reception hall stairs rise to a split level landing where there is a master bedroom with en-suite shower and bathroom, a further bedroom with en-suite shower room, third bedroom and family bathroom. Stairs rise further to the second floor where there are two good size bedrooms sharing a shower room. The property is approached by a driveway leading to an area of ample parking for a number of vehicles. The gardens to the front have been beautifully maintained providing an excellent degree of privacy and wrap around to the east of the house and include a number of useful outbuildings including a studio, garden machinery store, workshop and adjacent shed and a detached games room. To the rear of the property is a large entertaining terrace with steps leading down to a formal garden then out to a paddock. In all around 2.2 acres. The property is located within an area of outstanding natural beauty and within The South Downs National Park and within 3 miles of the village of East Dean which has its own local public house and church. The Goodwood Estate lies approximately 6 miles away, Goodwood has its own private country club and golf course and plays host to the annual Festival of Speed and September Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit. There are also many footpaths and bridle ways through the surrounding South Downs countryside providing plenty of opportunities for walking, riding and mountain biking. The cathedral city of Chichester with its internationally known Festival Theatre and Pallant House Gallery provides excellent shopping facilities and also has a mainline railway station providing a regular service to London Victoria in about 1 hour 35 minutes.

Front door to

Reception Hall 5.03m x 3.25m (16'6" x 10'8")
polished wood block flooring throughout, bread oven, covered radiator, decoratively glazed door to family room, understairs storage cupboard, stairs to first floor, wall light points, glazed door to

Drawing Room 6.90m x 3.63m (22'8" x 11'11")
dual aspect, 2 covered radiators, open fireplace with carved wood surround, stone hearth and inset, wall light points.

Study 2.60m x 2.16m (8'6" x 7'1")
attractive decorative stained glass window, part exposed flint and brick wall, Velux window, radiator, built-in bookshelves.

Inner Hall 3.35m x 2.74m (11' x 9')
polished wood block flooring continues, covered radiator.

equipped with hand basin, low level WC, extractor fan, radiator, polished wood flooring.

Family Room 6.86m x 3.18m (22'6" x 10'5")
wood block flooring continues, 2 radiators, views over the rear garden, downlighting, exposed ceiling timbers, glazed door to

Rear Porch
tiled floor and door to garden, feature bread oven and glazed door to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.87m x 3.05m (19'3" x 10'0")
tiled flooring throughout, vaulted ceiling with two large roof lights and exposed timbers, part tiled walls. The kitchen is equipped with a superb range of solid wood wall and floor units comprising of cupboards and drawers with some glazed high level cupboards, fitted wine rack and crockery shelves, worksurfaces incorporating 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, large Aga, integrated Neff microwave, Miele dishwasher, fitted pew style seating with central table.

Utility Room 4.45m x 2.51m (14'7" x 8'3")
tiled floor continues, part glazed door to rear and door to boot room. The utility room has a good range of fitted units with worksurfaces incorporating a large butler sink with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, exposed ceiling timbers.

Boot Room 6.43m max x 3.07m
tiled flooring, double casement doors provide access to the front of the property, radiator, wall light points, tiled floor.

exposed brick and flint wall, low level WC, hand basin, fitted mirror, Grant oil-fired boiler.

Walk-In Store 2.50m x 1.47m (8'2" x 4'10")

From reception hall stairs rise to a

Split-Level Landing
wall light points.

Master Bedroom 5.13m x 3.23m (16'10" x 10'7")
range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, downlighting, radiator, views over the rear garden.

En-Suite Bath/Shower Room
equipped with a walk-in, fully tiled shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, stand-alone ball and claw roll-top bath with period style mixer tap and hand shower, low level WC, bidet, stand-alone hand basin on moulded surround by La Chatelle, linen and store cupboards.

Bedroom 5.23m x 3.66m (17'2" x 12'0")
2 radiators.

En-Suite Bathroom
tiled floor and equipped with low level WC, part tiled walls, panelled bath with shower screen and shower unit, pedestal hand basin, fitted mirror and shaver point, chrome heated towel rail, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, downlighting.

Bedroom 3.45m x 2.95m (11'4" x 9'8")
radiator, two built-in cupboards, downlighting, views over the rear garden.

part tiled walls and equipped with panelled bath with fitted shower screen and shower unit, hand basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, fitted shelves and mirror, shaver point.

From the first floor landing stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 4.72m at skilling x 2.92m
fitted bookshelves and eaves storage cupboard.

Bedroom 4.88m at skilling x 3.48m
radiator, downlighting, built-in wardrobe cupboards and eaves storage cupboard, door to loft area.

Shower Room
equipped with hand basin, low level WC, Velux window, views over the rear garden and open farmland, fully tiled shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, extractor fan, downlighting, shaver point.

The property is approached by way of a five-bar gate leading to a driveway and ample parking for several vehicles. There is a well-stocked central brick-retained flower bed with an abundance of herbaceous and other flowering plants. Adjacent to the driveway and parking area lies an area of formal lawned garden principally enclosed by mature hedging and trees providing a good deal of privacy. The gardens continue with further areas of lawn, a detached studio (19'4" x 19'4") with two sets of double casement doors, 2 radiators, butler sink with storage cupboards below plus a further sink also with storage cupboards. There is a cloakroom with low level WC and hand basin, towel rail, shower cubicle (currently not fitted). Beyond this area of garden there is a five-bar gate providing access to the paddock and a garden store (19'7" x 13') with power and light. This whole area is principally enclosed by a mixture of beech and fir hedging. To the rear of the house is a substantial entertaining terrace alongside this is a useful games room (15'6" x 19'11") with double glazed casement doors, a single casement door and has a kitchen sink with a small range of cupboards, power, light and downlighting. There is a further shed (30' x 11'4") with power and light with an adjoining store (11'8" x 11'4") with power and light. Beyond the entertaining terrace the gardens sweep down to the south where they meet an area of paddock and provide a wonderful aspect and backdrop to this property. The gardens here are mainly laid to lawn with a number of well stocked flower borders and beds and a number of mature trees.