This beautiful country house has been the heart of the current family and provided some fantastic memories over the last forty years. Starting life as a gamekeepers cottage and believed to date back to the early 1800s, The Mount has been extended and updated over the years, now offering well proportioned accommodation just under 3000 sq ft in a private and tranquil environment. Its elevated position takes in the surrounding countryside on every aspect and provides lots of natural light with spacious rooms and large windows throughout. The ground floor has a variety of reception rooms and an elegant entrance hall with any future owner having the benefit of re-configuring to the their needs. The double aspect sitting room features a fireplace and leads through to the dining room as well as a paved sun terrace; a perfect place to entertain and take in the views. The kitchen is located on the western elevation and could easily be opened up to include the breakfast/utility room adjacent as well as the double garage creating a fantastic 'hub of the house'. There is also a cosy snug, convenient to use as a home office with the benefit of super-fast broadband direct to the property and a charming sun room which faces south west and looks out over the picturesque landscape. Upstairs are five good sized bedrooms with the main bedroom having its own dressing room and ensuite.
Subject to the usual planning consents there are also multiple outbuildings that could be looked at to convert, most notably the triple garage at the back of the plot could provide secondary accommodation such as an annex or home office/studio.
Gardens, Grounds and Services
Access is via a long private gravel driveway leading to plenty of off road parking at the front of the property as well as a double garage with direct access into the house. The Mount is set within 1.8 acres and positioned in the centre of it's plot benefiting from a wrap around garden which is mainly laid to lawn. There are plenty of mature, established borders bursting with colour as well some magnificent specimen trees positioned to provide some shade. The Mount offers mains water and electric, private drainage and an oil fired central heating system.
Nestled in the heart of the South Downs National Park, The Mount is located in a peaceful, rural position in the hamlet of Trotton, 3 miles west from the historic market town of Midhurst and 7 miles east of Petersfield which has a mainline station to London Waterloo (66mins). There is an excellent range of schools within easy reach which include Churchers College, Bedales, Seaford College and St Edmunds. For the avid walker there are miles of glorious countryside on your doorstep with direct access to an array of footpaths and bridleways.
Sitting Room 18'0 (5.49m) x 15'6 (4.72m)
Dining Room 15'5 (4.7m) x 11'5 (3.48m)
Kitchen 12'0 (3.66m) x 10'7 (3.23m)
Utility / Breakfast Room 17'11 (5.46m) x 10'10 (3.3m)
Snug / Study / Home Office 12'9 (3.89m) x 8'0 (2.44m)
Principle Bedroom Suite 17'10 (5.44m) x 14'9 (4.5m)
Bedroom 2 15'7 (4.75m) x 12'5 (3.78m)
Bedroom 3 12'11 (3.94m) x 11'11 (3.63m)
Bedroom 4 11'11 (3.63m) x 10'6 (3.2m)
Bedroom 5 11'10 (3.61m) x 9'8 (2.95m)
1st Floor Cloakroom
Large Garden 1.8 Acres
Double Garage with Internal Access 17'11 (5.46m) x 17'11 (5.46m)
Details correct: >>27/07/2020<<
Triple Garage 43'8 (13.31m) x 19'8 (5.99m)
Why live in Midhurst?
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.