An elegant & gracious wing of over 4000 sq ft in this classical mansion within the unique rural haven of the sought
after Burton Park Estate
The property is set in the 98 acre private country estate of Burton Park at the foot of the South Downs and within the National Park. It provides a unique rural haven for the purchaser seeking peace and tranquillity. Residents have the use of the parkland with its pastures, woodland and lakes along with direct access to miles of footpaths and bridleways. This is a rare and protected environment well away from roads and traffic and bordered by conservation woodlands and Sites of Special Scientific Interest which attracts a wealth of wildlife. In addition residents have exclusive use of the beautifully restored Formal Garden and tennis courts. Nearby Petworth (3 Miles) is an attractive old market town perhaps best known for the National Trust owned Petworth House with its beautiful 750 acre parkland. The town boasts a regular farmers market, first class deli, shops and services for everyday needs in addition to a wealth of antique shops to browse through. Schools in the area include Seaford College, Dorset House, and Conifers. Chichester (10 miles south) provides excellent shopping and leisure facilities including the newly restored Festival Theatre. There is a varied selection of eateries in the area ranging from country pubs to fine restaurants. Sporting activities include golf at Cowdray Park along with Polo, horse racing at Fontwell as well as at Goodwood along with golf and all the other festivals and motoring events. Communications with London are surprisingly easy with mainline stations at Haslemere (13.5 miles, Waterloo 60 minutes) and Pulborough (6.5 miles, Victoria 70 minutes). The A3 (M) is within a 14 mile drive giving access to the major motorway systems and Heathrow and Southampton airports.
2 Burton House forms the principal wing of this classical Grade I listed mansion. The rooms on the ground floor are exceptionally well proportioned and benefit from high ceilings with almost floor to ceiling sash windows. These incorporate the stunning Drawing room with feature fireplace, a delightful fully fitted kitchen/dining room with all that could be desired including 4 oven gas Aga and additional electric double oven and hotplate, gas fireplace, access to eastern terrace with superb views over the formal garden, the master bedroom suite with bathroom (Jacuzzi bath and separate shower cubicle) and mezzanine fully fitted dressing room, study with views over the terrace and parkland with the South Downs beyond. A cloakroom completes this floor. Stairs from the kitchen lead down to the garden floor with Snug/family room, home cinema room, Two guest bedrooms one with an ensuite bathroom the other with a separate bath/shower room, utility room, laundry room, additional storage rooms (one accessed from outside the property which could be re-incorporated).
The property has direct access to a private 40' x 17' east facing terrace stone steps leading down to the communal formal garden. A further 76' x 13' private south facing terrace wraps around the southern elevation of the property where further stone steps lead down to the lower patio which then gives access to the garden floor. There is a double garage and additional parking spaces.
COUNCIL TAX: Band H
Chichester District Council. Tel no. 01243 785166
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