The Property Little Drove Cottage occupies a delightful position in the sought after downland village of Singleton. This attached property offers superb family accommodation of great character originally believed to be built as stables and subsequently converted into three cottages at the turn of the 20th century and then converted into one dwelling in the 1960's. This unique character property offers excellent accommodation and benefits from superb views over the mature south facing rear garden and farmland beyond. The accommodation benefits from a good size kitchen/breakfast room as well as a superb sitting room of some 32 ft in length, fitted with a wood burning stove. There is also a separate dining room with casement patio doors that provide access to a terrace and swimming pool. The ground floor also benefits from a study, family room, cloakroom and utility room. On the first floor the master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms, two bathrooms and off the generous first floor landing access can be gained to a first floor terrace which has wonderful views over the garden and farmland beyond. Outside Little Drove Cottage benefits from a garage in a nearby compound as well as part of a shared car port and a brick garden outbuilding. The gardens are also a particular feature of the property facing south. Location The village of Singleton lies in the midst of the South Downs National Park surrounded by rich countryside, criss-crossed with miles of bridlepaths and footpaths. This is an active village community with village primary school, parish church, cricket green and village pub. Goodwood, with its many facilities, lies within 2 miles, including its internationally known racecourse, private members club, hotel, motor circuit and airfield. Other nearby local attractions include The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum and West Dean College. Chichester, some 6 miles to the south, offers a comprehensive range of shopping facilities arranged partly within its pedestrianised centre. There is a mainline station with regular services to London Victoria in approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.
Part glazed front door to
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.26m x 3.45m (17'3" x 11'4") Tiled flooring throughout. The kitchen is equipped with a good range of matching floor and wall units comprising of cupboards and drawers with worksurfaces incorporating single sink with mixer tap and drainer. Wall mounted cutlery rack with corner display shelves, integrated fridge and freezer, downlighting, part tiled walls, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for range cooker, part glazed door with side windows to
Sitting Room 9.75m x 7.14m (32' x 23'5") A superb room with exposed ceiling timbers, views south over the rear garden, range of fitted bookshelves, dimplex electric heater, concealed meter cupboard, wood burning stove, second covered electric heater, glazed door to
Rear Porch/Utility Room Part glazed door to rear garden, covered electric heater, plumbing for washing machine, built-in storage cupboards.
Cloakroom Wood flooring and equipped with low level WC, hand basin.
Dining Room 4.90m x 3.33m (16'1" x 10'11") Double aspect room, with casement doors providing access out onto the pool terrace, covered electric heater.
- From Sitting Room further arched glazed door to
Study 3.33m x 2.77m (10'11" x 9'1") Wood flooring throughout, covered heater, built-in storage cupboards.
Rear Porch With door to front.
Family Room 3.43m x 3.02m (11'3" x 9'11") Wood flooring continues, covered electric heater, television point.
- From Sitting Room stairs rise to a generous
First Floor Landing With a comprehensive range of fitted cupboards including linen cupboard and one housing Stelflow unvented hot water cylinder, glazed door provides access to
First Floor Terrace 3.80m x 3.05m (12'6" x 10'0") Wonderful views over the garden and farmland beyond.
Master Bedroom 3.66m x 3.56m (12'0" x 11'8") Covered electric heater, range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, wall light points, second covered electric heater.
En-Suite Bathroom Equipped with a ball and claw roll-top bath with mixer tap and hand shower, low level WC, hand basin with storage cupboards below, wall light point, recess storage area.
Bathroom Equipped with panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment. Low level WC, pedestal hand basin, panelled walls.
Second Bathroom Equipped with low level WC, pedestal hand basin, bath with shower screen and fitted Triton shower unit, fitted shelving, panelled walls, wall light.
Bedroom 5.16m x 2.40m (16'11" x 7'10") Electric heater, built-in wardrobe cupboards.
Bedroom 3.28m x 2.13m (10'9" x 7') Dimplex heater, built-in wardrobe cupboard.
Bedroom 6.12m max 5.23m min x 3.63m Built-in wardrobe cupboards, covered heater.
Outside The gardens are a particular feature of Little Drove Cottage and comprise of extensive entertaining terrace adjoining the back of the house with predominantly lawned gardens interspersed by well stocked flower beds and borders. To the rear of the garden is a brick built detached garden outbuilding with two further store rooms. There is also a paved entertaining terrace with swimming pool. A pedestrian side gate provides access to the front of the property where there is a garage in a nearby compound (12'5" x 9'), up-and-over door. Little Drove Cottage also shares part of an open barn car port and the main entrance to Little Drove Mews is gated.
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