The Property Banwell Farm House is a charming detached former farmhouse, Listed Grade II, that offers accommodation of exceptional charm and character. Located in a rural position yet within 4 miles of Chichester city centre and within close proximity of both Pagham and Chichester Harbour. Throughout the property there are a wealth of period features including exposed beams, inglenook fireplace in the drawing room. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with the principal reception rooms facing south. On the ground floor there is a superb drawing room, separate dining room and kitchen as well as a study, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor the master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms and a separate shower room. The adjacent barn enjoys particularly spacious accommodation largely arranged around a central open plan reception area with a partly vaulted ceiling and wood burning stove, off which lies a good size kitchen/dining room as well as a ground floor wet room. There are three bedrooms on the first floor as well as a ground floor bedroom. On one side double doors open onto a west facing terrace with swimming pool, barbecue area and views across the adjoining farmland. Banwell Farm House is approached by way of a gravelled driveway where there is ample parking for a number of vehicles. There is an open bay car port. The gardens have been beautifully maintained and comprise of a variety of areas laid to lawn with well-stocked flower borders and beds and pathways meandering towards an orchard and tennis court. Banwell Farm House lies in the desirable hamlet of South Mundham, approximately 4 miles to the south of Chichester. Surrounded by agricultural and horticultural land, the local facilities include an excellent farm shop at Runcton and local areas of interest include the Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve which is an internationally important site for nature conservation and a site of special scientific interest. Sidlesham Quay can be found nearby and offers delightful walks around the harbour and has a highly regarded public house, The Crab and Lobster. To the north of Chichester Goodwood has its own private country club, golf course and full horse racing calendar and also plays host to the annual Festival of Speed and the Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit. The waters of Chichester Harbour and The Solent provide some of the most popular sailing facilities within easy reach of London. Most notably there are sailing clubs at Itchenor, Bosham, Chichester Marina and Emsworth. The blue flag beaches at West Wittering can be found approximately 9 miles to the south west.
Solid front door to a
Entrance Hall 1.42m x 1.35m (4'8" x 4'5") Door to
Dining Room 4.90m x 2.74m (16'1" x 9') Radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, views south over the rear garden. Door to
Inner Hall With stairs rising to first floor. Built-in cupboard.
Kitchen 4.88m x 2.72m (16'0" x 8'11") Wood flooring throughout, part-tiled walls. Equipped with a good range of matching wall and floor units comprising of cupboards and drawers with woodwork surfaces incorporating double butler sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher as well as space for a range cooker. Radiator.
Utility Room 3.45m x 2.46m (11'4" x 8'1") Tiled flooring, oil-fired Grant boiler, work surfaces with cupboards below, coat hanging area, part glazed door to front.
Drawing Room 6.12m x 4.80m (20'1" x 15'9") A superb room with a wealth of ceiling and wall timbers. Double aspect room with large inglenook fireplace, wall light points, 2 radiators.
Study 2.87m x 2.20m (9'5" x 7'3") Wood flooring, exposed wall timbers.
Cloakroom Wood floor. Equipped with low level WC and hand basin.
- Stairs rise to
First Floor Landing Radiator, access to loft, built-in airing cupboard housing sealed hot water tank.
Master Bedroom 4.67m x 3.00m (15'4" x 9'10") Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, exposed wall timbers, downlighting, radiator.
En-Suite Bathroom Wood flooring throughout and equipped with pedestal hand basin, fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, panelled bath, low level WC, radiator, downlighting.
Bedroom 2 4.27m x 2.97m (14'0" x 9'9") Radiator, built-in cupboards and drawers.
Bedroom 3 4.06m x 1.96m (13'4" x 6'5") Fitted cupboards.
Bedroom 4 3.12m x 3.07m (10'3" x 10'1") Exposed wall timbers, radiator, views over the rear garden, wall light points.
Separate Shower Room Wood flooring and equipped with fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, low level WC, pedestal hand basin and built-in cupboards.
Detached Barn Annexe Glazed doors with windows to the side.
Reception Area 6.73m x 5.26m (22'1" x 17'3") Wood flooring throughout, partly vaulted ceiling with a wealth of exposed brick work and ceiling timbers, wood burning stove, stairs to
Kitchen/Dining Room 8.15m x 5.23m (26'9" x 17'2") 2 radiators, exposed wooden flooring throughout, some exposed brickwork. Kitchen has a range of matching wall and floor units comprising cupboards and drawers with worksurfaces incorporating sink with mixer tap, electric hob, Worcester oil fired boiler.
Utility Room 1.60m x 1.22m (5'3" x 4'0") Tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine.
Wet Room Tiled walls and flooring throughout and equipped with low level WC, hand basin with storage cupboard below, shower area with fitted shower and downlighting.
Ground Floor Bedroom 3.96m x 3.56m (13' x 11'8") Radiator, built-in store cupboard as well as desk and book shelves.
Bedroom 3.40m x 3.38m (11'2" x 11'1") Views over farmland, radiator.
- Second staircase rises to
Bedroom 4.04m x 3.33m (13'3" x 10'11") Radiator, views over farmland.
Bedroom 4.22m x 3.38m (13'10" x 11'1") Radiator, exposed brick walls with views over farmland.
Outside The property is approached by way of a gravel drive where there is an area of parking for a number of vehicles. There is an open bay double car port. This area is principally enclosed by mature trees. There is also a garden shed. To the west of the barn annexe lies a substantial entertaining terrace with heated swimming pool and a covered barbecue area. The gardens and grounds have been very well maintained and comprise of various areas of lawn with mature flower borders and beds with pathway leading down to an orchard and tennis court. The western boundary adjoins open farmland that provides a superb backdrop to this property.
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