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Wardley Green, Milland, West Sussex, GU30

Guide price £1,550,000

5 Beds 2 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: MID010076


An exceptionally attractive Listed Grade II house with a wealth of intact period features, good living space and a mature garden, set in the heart of the highly desirable Milland Valley Ground Floor: Entrance hall, Kitchen/breakfast room, Dining room, Drawing room, Sitting room, Cloakroom First Floor: Master bedroom with bathroom en suite & dressing room / bedroom 5, 2 further double bedrooms, Study / bedroom 4, Shower room Outside: Garage, Workshop, Gardens, Pond, Paddocks, In all about 3.94 acres (1.5 ha), Further land available by separate negotiation The Property Brook Cottage was formerly two cottages with late-seventeenth century origins, which have been sympathetically converted and extended over the years to form a well-proportioned home. The house is firmly in the local vernacular, built of stone and brick with a hand-made clay tiled roof. As a listed Grade II property, the house retains many period features inside as well as out, including the original fireplaces, exposed ceiling and wall timbers, and a brick floor in the reception hall. On the ground floor, the farmhouse-style kitchen benefits from the best of both traditional and modern, with a four-oven Aga sitting literally at the heart of the house. There is also the convenience of a fully fitted kitchen with an integral oven and dishwasher. The elegant dining room leads off from the kitchen, on the other side of the large open fireplace, which gives on to a drawing room with a log burner for cosy winter evenings. For summer days, the drawing room has a door leading directly out to the warm south-east facing sun terrace, bordered by a sensational mature wisteria and the large garden beyond. There is a further sitting room also with direct access to the garden. Upstairs, the dual aspect master bedroom has a fitted wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom that connects through to a dressing room beyond. This could be used as a fifth bedroom if desired. There are two further double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes, and a family bathroom with a freestanding bath and separate shower. The fourth bedroom could also be used as a study. Gardens and Grounds The property is approached down a gravel driveway, leading to a generous parking area for several cars. The property is well screened by mature hedging and is surrounded by well established gardens, including a large pond. On the left of the drive there is a garage with adjoining workshop, also built of local stone and believed once to have been the village blacksmith, hence the name The Old Smithy. The Location Brook Cottage is situated in a private position in the hamlet of Wardley Green, a small but thriving rural community with a primary school, cricket and football club close at hand. The sought-after village of Milland is less than a mile up the road, with facilities including a popular community village shop/café and award-winning public house, The Rising Sun. The towns of Midhurst and Liphook are nearby and provide for most everyday needs, whilst Guildford and the cathedral city of Chichester, including their renowned theatres, are within easy reach and have more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The A3 provides fast access to London and the motorway network, as well as to Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports, whilst the mainline station at Haslemere provides a fast service to London Waterloo. There are a wealth of good schools in the area including Hollycombe Primary School in Milland, Churcher's Junior School and Highfield and Brookham in Liphook and Bedales and Churcher's College in Petersfield. Midhurst and the surrounding area have 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. There are many footpaths and bridleways in the area for walking and riding. By Road: London 51 miles, Midhurst 6 miles, Haslemere 7.5 miles, Petersfield 8.5 miles, Chichester 18 miles, Guildford 21 miles By Rail: Haslemere to London Waterloo from 49 minutes, Petersfield to London Waterloo from 73 minutes, Liphook to London Waterloo from 69 minutes