Phoenix House offers the next owner a fantastic opportunity to become part of village life within a delightful community. Situated in a prominent elevated position in the heart of the Cocking, this superb four bedroom detached house benefits from generous accommodation over two floors with a superb west facing rear garden.
Approached via a private drive with ample parking, the front door is reached via some stone steps flanked by maturing shrubs. As you step through the entrance, light and space is the first thing to come to mind with a large central hall giving access to the rest of the ground floor. The versatile, 23ft, double aspect sitting room features a fireplace and double doors opening through to a conservatory overlooking the garden and terrace. There is also a second reception room which can have a variety of uses including home office, dining room or even a fifth bedroom. The kitchen / dining room runs along the back of the house; It has a great range of storage, a separate utility with sink, space for a table and chairs and potential to extend (STPP) if needed. Upstairs are four good sized double bedrooms with the principal suite having its own ensuite shower room. The three remaining bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom.
Externally Phoenix House boasts one of its best assets with mature landscaped gardens providing privacy in a tranquil setting. There is a paved area along the back of the property providing space to entertain and a meandering path which leads to the rear of the garden with a variety of specimen trees, shrubs and bursting borders.
From the village there are many footpaths giving access to the surrounding glorious protected countryside and local hostelries. Cocking has a fantastic social hub/public house called the Bluebell which has recently reopened with the hard work of the local community, a village hall with large outdoor recreational space, 11th Century church and a childrens' playground.
There is a frequent bus service to both Chichester and Midhurst, then onward travel to Haslemere, which is 11.5 miles north and has a mainline station to London Waterloo (50mins). There is a fine selection of schools in the area including Midhurst Rother College (Ofsted Outstanding). Picturesque Midhurst (2.5miles) offers a variety of shops, pubs, hotels, cafes and restaurants. There is also a leisure centre with library and a medical centre.
Nearby sporting facilities include golf at Cowdray Park, Chiddingfold, Liphook and Goodwood, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park and sailing from Chichester harbour and other centres along the south coast. There are also well known theatres at Guildford and Chichester.
Sitting Room 23'4 (7.11m) x 11'11 (3.63m)
Dining Room 13'9 (4.19m) x 8'6 (2.59m)
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 18'11 (5.77m) x 8'7 (2.62m)
Utility Room 8'4 (2.54m) x 5'3 (1.6m)
Principle Bedroom Suite 16'9 (5.11m) x 9' (2.74m)
Ensuite Shower Room
Bedroom 2 12'11 (3.94m) x 11'11 (3.63m)
Bedroom 3 11'11 (3.63m) x 9'10 (3m)
Bedroom 4 10'0 (3.05m) x 9'4 (2.84m)
Details correct: >>24/09/2020<<
Midhurst lies on the River Rother, just 12 miles north of Chichester, and has the remarkable claim to fame of being the home of British polo thanks to the Cowdray Park Polo Club on the local Cowdray Estate, but there’s so much more to this pretty market town. It’s centuries old, boasting more than 100 listed buildings with a charming mix of medieval, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture that sits comfortably alongside more contemporary new homes.The narrow lanes of Midhurst’s old town offer a fantastic variety of places to shop with an abundance of small independent boutiques all housed in ancient buildings. There are plenty of places to dine in and around the town centre, too, with options ranging from up-market restaurants specialising in local produce to high street favourites and charming tearooms where you can enjoy your favourite afternoon treat.