Guide price £1,300,000
A charming detached period cottage, centrally positioned within its plot of some 1.6 acres, with wonderful far-reaching views over adjoining countryside and neighbouring St Andrew's church. Lock Cottage has undergone an extensive schedule of updating by the current owners, along with the addition of an impressive three bay detached garage, with a useful room above. The property is beautifully presented throughout with the accommodation comprising an entrance hall with stairs to first floor, a study/reception room, dining room with archways through to sitting room which in turn leads through to an open plan kitchen/breakfast room with feature log burner. The stunning, Stoneham bespoke L-shaped kitchen with vaulted ceiling comprises a range of wall and base units, granite worktops, built-in electric ovens, integral dishwasher, space for American style fridge/freezer and a feature central island. A further archway leads through to a utility room with butlers sink, granite worktops, water softener, space and plumbing for washing machine and door to the ground floor cloakroom. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, the main bedroom benefitting from a well-appointed, fully tiled ensuite bathroom and a separate family shower room which is again fully tiled. The property is accessed via a large gated gravel driveway. There is a large detached triple garage with up-and-over doors, an attached shed/tractor store and a versatile studio/home office above which is accessed via an external metal staircase. To the rear of the property there is a large patio area, a heated swimming pool, hot tub and gazebo. There is large timber workshop with access for machinery at either end. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a number of mature trees and shrubs. Ford is an old West Sussex village located some 2 miles south of Arundel, 12 miles to the east of Chichester, and within 2 miles of the coast and Climping Beach with Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa. The delightful town centre of Arundel has a wealth of artisan shops and bistros, and is dominated by the Castle of the Duke of Norfolk. The tidal River Arun flows to the coast and other attractions nearby include the Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre, the Lido and the South Downs National Park to the north. The surrounding countryside provides many recreational pursuits including golf, mountain biking, walking on the numerous footpaths and bridle paths. There is a station just a short walk away at Ford serving Gatwick Airport in around forty-five minutes and London Victoria in around one hour thirty minutes. Further afield the cathedral city of Chichester provides comprehensive shopping facilities along with the popular Festival Theatre.
Double glazed to front, feature fireplace, understairs storage cupboard, stairs to First Floor Landing, door to
Jack & Jill Cloakroom Fully tiled, low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, inset spotlighting, door giving access to Utility Room.
Study Double glazed to side with far reaching views, feature beams, underfloor heating, dual archways leading through to Sitting Room.
Sitting/Dining Room Dual aspect double glazed windows overlooking side and rear gardens and views, feature beams, two feature fireplaces, doors opening to rear patio, underfloor heating, door through to Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room Vaulted ceiling, dual aspect double glazed windows to side and rear with double doors opening out to rear patio. Matching range of Shaker-style units with granite worktops and inset sink with granite drainer, space for gas range cooker, integral freezer, floor to ceiling brick fireplace with inset log burner, underfloor heating, doorway giving access to
Utility Room Double glazed window and door giving access to side, range of eye and base level units with Butler sink and drainer, granite worksurfaces, concealed water softener, space and plumbing for washing machine.
First Floor Landing Access to
Master Bedroom Double glazed to side with far reaching views, wall mounted radiator, built-in wardrobe, feature beam, open doorway to walk-in wardrobe and en suite shower room.
En Suite Shower Room Double glazed to rear, wall mounted radiator, fully tiled with low level WC, mounted wash hand basin with marble top, walk-in power shower with body jets, spotlighting, wall mounted towel rail.
Bedroom 2 Double glazed window to side, wall mounted radiator, range of built-in storage and wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 Double glazed to front, wall mounted radiator, built-in wardrobe.
Shower Room Fully tiled, low level WC, Corian wash basin with mixer taps, wall mounted heated towel rail, corner shower with multi-function power shower.
Triple Garage with Studio Above Three separate up and over doors giving access to open plan triple garage with windows to rear, power and light.
Studio accessed via exterior stairway. Triple aspect, double glazed Velux windows, inset spotlighting.
Large Timber Outbuilding/Workshop with power and light, ideal for a workshop or garden utensils and machinery.
Gardens and Grounds Electric gates lead you into the two acres of grounds, mainly laid to lawn with far reaching views over surrounding countryside. Large patio area with heated swimming pool and raised jacuzzi hot tub.
Services Mains electricity, gas and water. Cesspit drainage. Broadband available.
Local Authority Arun District Council, Maltravers Road. Littlehampton
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