Duncton, Petworth, GU28

3 Bed │ 2 Bath │ 2 Rec

Offers in Region of £1,200,000


Matt Shepherd


Key features

  • Original Origins Date back to early 1700s
  • One Acre Paddock & Formal Gardens
  • Views of The South Downs
  • Detached Character Home
  • Double Garage
  • Grade II Listed
  • Inglenook Fireplaces
  • Immaculate Condition Throughout
  • Peaceful and Private
  • Full of Charm and Character

Full description

Welcome to a slice of history in the heart of Duncton, West Sussex. This enchanting Grade II listed detached cottage, steeped in the charm of the 1700s, exudes character and elegance at every corner. Nestled within the idyllic village of Duncton, this property offers not just a home, but a lifestyle infused with heritage and natural beauty.

As you approach the property, you'll be captivated by its timeless allure, with its age-old façade and well-preserved features. The cottage is cocooned by sprawling fields, affording breath-taking views of the picturesque South Downs in the distance. The exterior is a harmonious blend of history and modern convenience, surrounded by meticulously landscaped gardens adorned with vibrant flower beds, mature borders, and even a collection of thriving vegetable plots.

The cottage extends a warm invitation inside, where history seamlessly meets contemporary living. The two reception rooms boast the warmth of crackling fireplaces, inviting you to unwind on chilly evenings. The bespoke kitchen, complete with granite worktops, is a culinary haven that seamlessly marries old-world charm with modern culinary amenities. An adjacent utility room adds practicality to the charm.

The sunroom extension serves as a perfect vantage point for overlooking the lush gardens, bringing the outside in with an abundance of natural light. A ground floor shower room offers convenience, catering to modern demands.

Ascending the stairs, you'll discover three double bedrooms and a dressing room adorned with classic features, each with its own distinct character. A family bathroom completes the first floor, offering a tranquil escape with a bath and overhead shower.

The property's allure doesn't stop at the threshold. With a double garage and a sprawling one-acre paddock, there's ample space for both hobbies and equestrian pursuits. This exceptional cottage is a haven for those seeking a historic home that seamlessly blends antiquity with contemporary comfort, and a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts and garden lovers.

In summary, this Grade II listed cottage is a true gem of the village, full of history and brimming with character. From its charming reception rooms to its breath-taking gardens and views, every aspect of this property exudes warmth and elegance, creating an inviting and enchanting place to call home.


  • Sitting Room 19' 11" x 17' 11" (6.07m x 5.46m)
  • Family Room 18' 5" x 16' 4" (5.61m x 4.98m)
  • Kitchen 11' 11" x 7' 11" (3.63m x 2.41m)
  • Utility 10' 2" x 6' 9" (3.10m x 2.06m)
  • Conservatory 20' 0" x 13' 11" (6.10m x 4.24m)
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom 1 13' 5" x 12' 0" (4.09m x 3.66m)
  • Study 8' 6" x 7' 2" (2.58m x 2.18m)
  • Bedroom 2 14' 7" x 8' 5" (4.45m x 2.57m)
  • Bedroom 3 11' 6" x 8' 8" (3.51m x 2.64m)
  • Bathroom

Council Tax Band: G

Tenure: Freehold

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.

You’ll also find plenty to do here – when you’re not engaged in polo, fly-fishing or clay pigeon shooting on the Cowdray Estate, you could head over to the Cowdray Golf Club to enjoy some of the most scenic views in West Sussex and get involved with one of the many other clubs and societies that use it as a base. You’ll find a local camera club, the Midhurst Players, the Gardening Club and in August you could join in with the ten days of fun at the Midhurst Music, Arts and Dramatic Festival, ‘MADhurst’. There’s never a dull moment here!

As far as family life goes, we have many well-regarded schools in and around the area, all with strong Ofsted reports and excellent reputations, including Midhurst C of E Primary and Midhurst Rother College, which, between them, cater for pupils from age four to 18.

If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in Midhurst, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.

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