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Impressive small farm occupying an accessible rural location with high
specification farmhouse (Agricultural Occupancy Condition) along with good
secondary accommodation, extensive outbuildings, & attractive land
Westridge Place comprises an impressive small farm extending overall to approximately 22 acres (8.90Ha) and being approached along a long private entrance drive with attractive adjoining pasture land. The farm includes a good size detached chalet style farmhouse built within the last 20 years and exceptionally well presented and fitted to a very high standard, plus good secondary accommodation and extensive outbuildings of more than 15,400 sq.ft and considered to offer great potential for mixed uses (subject to any necessary consents).
With external elevations of brick work with red brick dressings under a primarily clay tiled roof with decorative courses and with Upvc modern double glazed units throughout, the bright and spacious accommodation to the house benefits from LPG fired central heating with additional electric underfloor heating to parts. The property is approached by an impressive electric gated long private entrance drive leading from Wineham Lane and winding its way through the parklike pasture land bordering either side of the drive and terminating at an extensive tarmacadam parking and turning area adjacent to the house, buildings and open bay garage with outside cloakroom and office.
Steps lead from the drive to the farmhouse into the entrance porch with stone paved floor and a pair of part glazed wood doors lead into the reception hall with porcelain tiled floor, door to bathroom comprising luxury Villeroy and Boch fittings including deep bath and tiled surround with porcelain floor and fully tiled walls, w.c., shower cubicle with steam jets, twin wash hand basins within fitted vanity top and twin heated towel rails. The drawing room is a fine and large main reception room including fireplace with intricate surround and fitted with gas fired and with decorative coving and ceiling roses as well as two pairs of French doors leading out to the swimming pool terrace and garden.
The kitchen/dining room is an equally impressive and large double aspect room at the heart of the home and fitted to a very high standard with Clive Christian kitchen fittings including granite work surfaces with sink unit, extensive range of wall units including cupboards, drawers, integrated appliances including fridge separate Gaggenau larder fridge-freezer, Miele dishwasher, larder units, concealed dustbin, wine racks, display cupboards and shelving, chimney corner housing Falcon range cooker with extractor over, polished porcelain tiled floor, central island breakfast bar unit and matching dining table and furniture to kitchen. Under stairs cupboard including lagged copper hot waster cylinder, door to staircase to first floor and door to South facing study also with porcelain tiled floor, fitted oak desk unit further cupboards and shelving and part glazed door to open fronted rear porch with LPG fired boiler to one side.
From the kitchen/dining room a door leads through to an inner hall with matching tiled floor and doors to a utility room with tiled floor and range of fitted units with worktops cupboards and drawers below and part cupboards over, plumbing for two washing machines and two dryers, sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Bedroom four is South facing and with an inner lobby thence leading to bedroom three which is also South facing with a full range of fitted wardrobes and with further dressing table drawer unit. Bedroom two includes an extensive range of fitted wardrobes and modern ensuite bathroom with porcelain tiled floor and fully tiled walls, Villeroy & Boch fittings including shower cubicle, bath with hair shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c.
From the kitchen/dining room, a door to a staircase to the first floor opens to the principle bedroom suite including South and West facing bedroom with French doors to a roof terrace, ensuite bathroom with bath, wash hand basin, w.c. and similar finish to the existing bathrooms, dressing room with extensive hanging and storage space as well as fitted drawers.
Outside, from the extensive tarmacadam covered driveway is a modern two bedroom detached static home with LPG heating and with accommodation as shown on the floorplans. The gardens lie at the side and rear of the farmhouse including areas of lawn, mixed planting and landscaping and with swimming pool and recreation area to the East side including extensive paving and planting to the surrounds of the Roman ended heated swimming pool, brick and timber tiled three bay pagoda 20'5 x 12'5 (6.22m x 3.73m) and adjacent brick and tile timber built BBQ and bar building 16'8 x 8'0 (5.08m x 2.44m) with chimney to one end and internal fittings, power and light. Steps lead up to an upper level brick and tile built poolside apartment as shown on the appended floorplan and including well fitted accommodation with kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility room and boiler room with boiler for apartment and separate boiler for the pool, living room with connecting door to double bedroom with ensuite shower room. To the side of the swimming pool area a covered walkway leads to an area to the East for a potential tennis court (planning not applied) and with concealed LPG tanks to one side.
To the West side of the farmhouse is the stable and yard area with dividing security gates, personnel gates and security cameras and comprising 5-bay portal framed barn, approximately 100' x 50' (30.48m x 15.24m) and approx. 16'0 (4.88m) to eaves with concrete floor and concrete half level block walls with external profile steel corrugated sheeting and corrugated fibre cement sheeting to the pitched roof, electric roller door, power and light and divided into fodder storage area with three Lodden style loose boxes and four preparation stalls to one end, two bays of the barn providing enclosed and secure storage area with electric night storage heating and alarm and with mezzanine storage over accessed by an internal staircase. Across the concrete yard area with further parking and turning is the second barn, a 4-bay steel portal framed barn approx. 80’0 x 40’0 (24.38m x 12.19m) and approx. 14’0 to eaves (4.27m), matching part concrete block walls with Yorkshire boarding and steel profile down sheeting with corrugated fibre cement sheeting to pitched roof, electric roller door, concrete floor, alarm. A brick wall part divides the stable yard area comprising a substantially brick and block built and tiled pitched roof stable yard with clock tower and comprising stable 1/kennel 23’3 x 14’3 (7.09m x 4.34m) with internal galvanised kennel fittings and matching stable 2/kennel 18’6 x 12’5 (5.64m x 3.78m), stable 3 15’2 x 12’5 (4.62m x 3.78m), stable 4 13’3 x 12’5 (4.04m x 3.78m), stable 5 13’6 x 12’5 (4.11m x 3.78m), stable 6 16’2 x 12’8 (4.93m x 3.86), stable 7 16’2 x 12’8 (4.93m x 3.86), stable 8 19’0 x 12’6 (5.79m x 3.81m), stable 9 15’0 x 12’9 (4.57m 3.89m) and stable 10 15’0 x 13’5 (4.57m x 4.09m) and providing up to ten stables in total with a further two timber built stables/stores to the rear.
Attached to the West of the stable yard and accessed under the clock tower archway is a 6-bay steel portal framed barn measuring overall approx. 120’0 x 60’0 (36.58m x 18.29) and approx. 16’0 to eaves (4.88m) with electric roller door, concrete floor and part concrete block walls with Yorkshire boarding and profile down sheeting and concrete fibre cement sheet covered pitched roof.
The land has direct access from the wide concrete and tarmacadam tree lined entrance drive, with post and rail fencing to the edges of the gently sloping pasture fields divided into three principal enclosures with external hedged or tree lined and fenced boundaries with part woodland shaw and copse and with field shelters and water drinking troughs. To the West side of the property is a further area of woodland copse with stocked fishpond and ornate iron bridge over part. The property as a whole extends to approx. 22 acres (8.90 Ha).
Mains water and electricity to the farmhouse, apartment, buildings and static home. Private drainage system. LPG central heating including three storage tanks and separate boilers to the house, swimming pool, apartment and static home.
The farmhouse was originally built subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition (Ref CF/55/00), Condition 3 of which stated: "That the occupation of the dwelling should be limited to a person solely employed or, retired and last employed in the locality in agriculture as defined in Section 336 (1) of the Town & County Planning Act 1990, or in forestry, including any dependents of or such a person residing with him or her or a widow or widower of such person".
Local Authority: Horsham District Council.
From the A272 head South down Wineham Lane and the property will be found within 1 mile on the right hand side as indicated on the plan. Viewings, Strictly by appointment through the joint sole selling agents HJ Burt, Batcheller Monkhouse and Richwards