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Balls Cross, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28

Guide price £475,000

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: MID190147


  • 2 Reception rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Garage


A delightful country house in a popular rural hamlet with long views over open farmland and great scope to improve. Hall, Sitting room, Dining room, Kitchen, Utility room, Bathroom Master bedroom with bathroom en suite, 3 further bedrooms, Large unconverted attic space Well stocked gardens to the rear with lawns, coal store and garden shed, Small garden to front, Double garage over the road with parking and vegetable garden. The Property Brook Cottage is an end of terrace country house in the heart of the village of Balls Cross, some 3.5 miles north of Petworth. It is most probably the amalgam of two dwellings long consolidated with the benefit of an extension to the rear which provides a utility area, coal store and downstairs bathroom. Brook Cottage is brick built with a blend of Victorian blue bricks and red brick arranged in decorative strings and courses. The property has plenty of character and has been substantially altered over the years. The sitting room has the benefit of an open fire and connects with the adjacent dining room. The kitchen has an electric Aga and convenient access to the rear garden. It also links with the dining room and on to the utility room and downstairs bathroom extension. Upstairs there are two good sized double bedrooms, one of which has the benefit of a bathroom en suite and there are two further single bedrooms. The attic over the house is substantial. Outside There is a garage over the lane with a parking area and small rose bordered vegetable garden. Please note that the adjoining neighbour to this parcel of land also has the benefit of a right of access over this parcel of land to a garage and there is a separate right of access to the adjoining strip of land opposite Scammels Garages. The Location Brook Cottage is situated in the hamlet of Balls Cross, within walking distance of The Stag public house. The market town of Petworth is 3.5 miles away and provides for most everyday needs, whilst the town of Guildford in Surrey and the Cathedral city of Chichester, both with renowned Theatres, are within easy reach and provide more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. 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. There is walking and riding on numerous footpaths and bridleways in the area and on the South Downs nearby. Distances By Road: London 51 miles, Petworth 3.5 miles, Haslemere 9.5 miles, Chichester 17 miles, Guildford 19.5 miles By Rail: Haslemere to London Waterloo from 49 minutes