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Selham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28

Offers in excess of £1,250,000

Under offer

6 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: MID210114


An attractive 6 bedroom family home in 1.7 acres of gardens surrounded by beautiful countryside. Ground Floor Hall, Kitchen / breakfast room, Drawing room, Conservatory, Dining room, TV Room, Sitting room, Study area, Utility with WC, Guest bedroom with shower room en suite First Floor Main bedroom with bathroom en suite, 3 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, Shower room Outside Double garage with loft space above, 2 garden stores, Potting shed, Parking, Gardens, In all about 1.7 acres The Property Situated between the popular market towns of Midhurst and Petworth and surrounded by open countryside, Great Ham Mead offers homely and flexible living accommodation and a wonderful garden of just under 2 acres including woodland, vegetable garden and river frontage. Built in 1954 of brick and stone with part tile hung elevations and clay tiled roof, the property has been well maintained by the current owners. The front door opens into a welcoming hallway which leads into the drawing room where there is an impressive wood burning stove with a brick fire surround, opening up to the conservatory with underfloor heating and double doors leading to the generous paved terraces. The drawing room further opens up to the dining room, again with double doors to the terrace. The family kitchen sits at the heart of the home and has a traditional four oven Aga with ceramic hob and brick surround, double butler sink and a range of units under granite worksurfaces. There is a central breakfast bar and a breakfast area offering views over the pretty garden with flower beds, vegetable patch and fruit trees. The kitchen further benefits from a walk-in pantry and a utility room with butler sink and a cloakroom. Off the kitchen is a cosy TV room. There is additional living space that leads off the kitchen comprising of a good sized sitting room, study area and the downstairs double bedroom with modern en suite shower room. The stairway from the hallway leads to an open landing on the first floor with integrated access to a substantial boarded loft. The main landing leads into the dual aspect main bedroom with built-in wardrobes and modern en suite bathroom, there is also a double and single bedroom with adjacent shower room complete with WC and handbasin. In addition there is a fully shelved warmed airing cupboard. Along the landing is a step down to two additional double bedrooms with far reaching views over the meadow and countryside, both with wash handbasins and built in wardrobes. There is also a further shelved airing cupboard. Gardens and Grounds The property is accessed via a gravel drive with parking for several cars and a double garage with power and water. There is a purpose-built staircase leading to a fully boarded loft space within the garage. The garden and grounds at Great Ham Mead are of particular note offering peaceful woodland with views over adjoining countryside, a large meadow surrounded by trees and an abundance of mature flower beds. There is direct access to the River Lod from the property on the eastern boundary. There is a pretty vegetable garden with fruit trees, soft fruit bushes and grape vine which is also accessed via the terrace as well as through the arched privet hedge interwoven with honeysuckle, roses, holly and clematis. There is a potting shed as well as a garden store and tool shed. The Location The hamlet of Selham is located between the towns of Midhurst and Petworth and has both The Three Moles and Halfway Bridge public houses, polo grounds and delightful walks. The village of Lodsworth is close by and has an award-winning village shop, The Hollist Arms public house, a Church and recreational grounds. The nearby towns of Midhurst and Petworth provide for most every day needs whilst Guildford in Surrey and the Cathedral city of Chichester, both with renowned Theatres have more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The A3 provides fast access to London, the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports, whilst the mainline stations at Haslemere and Pulborough provide fast services to London Waterloo and Victoria respectively. 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. Distances By Road: London 57 miles, Midhurst 3.5 miles, Petworth 3 miles, Pulborough 8.5 miles, Haslemere 10 miles, Chichester 15 miles By Rail: Haslemere to London Waterloo from 49 minutes, Pulborough to London Victoria from 79 minutes