Greenhurst Lane, Thakeham, RH20

5 Bed │ 2 Bath │ 4 Rec

Guide Price £1,000,000 (Freehold)

Storrington

Ben Busby

Manager

Key features

  • Bespoke fitted kitchen with Aga
  • Beautifully tended gardens
  • Drawing room with open fire
  • Open bay car port with electricity and woodstore
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Stabling currently used as workshop and bar
  • Dining room
  • Driveway parking
  • Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en-suite
  • No on going chain

Full description

The Old Thatch is a beautifully presented 16th Century thatched cottage and is approached through a five bar gate leading to the driveway and oak framed car barn with storage above and woodshed to side.

On entering the property there is a welcoming entrance hall with oak flooring. Leading off here is the kitchen which is beautifully and cleverly designed, there is an AIMS Aga as well as a two oven electric Aga, butlers sink, integrated washing machine and dishwasher and stable door with access to outside. From the hallway a doorway leads to the dining room with an original open range. A steps leads down to the drawing room with York stone fireplace and small study with fitted storage cupboards off. There is a lovely downstairs bathroom with separate shower. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a sitting room with open fire and French doors to the garden.

The first floor is access from three separate stair cases. The master suite is situated above the sitting room with stairs leading directly up to the bedroom, giving it a feeling of a luxury boutique hotel, with a range of fitted wardrobes and a lovely en-suite with separate power shower and roll top bath. Bedrooms two, four and five are accessed from the eastern staircase and bedroom three from the centre of the house.

Situation

A beautifully presented and extended Grade II listed thatched cottage set in grounds just under a third of an acre.

The gardens of the property are delightful and very secluded; from the entertaining patio area which faces south, to the east facing breakfast terrace and finally the west facing small patio, perfect for a sun downer or two. Alternatively relax in the summer house after a hard days work tending the beautifully stocked flower and shrub beds which provide colour and scents galore. At the front of the house there are two stables and a tack room currently used as a workshop / storage and the other deceptively converted to a bar, a perfect escape.

The property is situated between Storrington and Thakeham off the B2139, and is approached along a set-back part of the Storrington Road, servicing just three other properties. Although within the parish of Thakeham, the nearest facilities are in Storrington, around 1.5 miles away where there is a good range of local shops, including a Waitrose store, library, doctors surgery, dentists as well as a wide variety of sports and social clubs. Pulborough with its main line station and further supermarkets are approximately 5 miles away.

Entrance Hall 10'5 (3.18m) x 8'7 (2.62m)

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 14'2 (4.32m) x 13'1 (3.99m)

Dining Room 16'1 (4.9m) x 13'5 (4.09m)

Drawing Room 13'5 (4.09m) x 13'1 (3.99m)

Study 8'1 (2.46m) x 4'11 (1.5m)

Bathroom

Sitting Room 14'5 (4.39m) x 14'1 (4.29m)

Landing

Bedroom 1 20'8 (6.3m) x 14'6 (4.42m)

Bathroom

Bedroom 2 13'6 (4.11m) x 12'4 (3.76m)

Bedroom 3 10'7 (3.23m) x 9'4 (2.84m)

Bedroom 4 13'3 (4.04m) x 6'8 (2.03m)

Bedroom 5 10'3 (3.12m) x 7'1 (2.16m)

Garden

Garage

Parking

Why live in Storrington?

This picture-perfect village lies at the foot of the South Downs National Park, halfway along the South Downs Way. Properties here include bungalows, family homes and the famous Wells cottages that were individually designed by the architect Reginald Fairfax Wells in the 1920s to look and feel like 17th century buildings with thatched roofs, small windows and whitewashed exteriors.

Many of the homes in Storrington have wonderful views across rolling countryside and a conservation area just off the bustling high street ensures Storrington will remain as beautiful as it is today for generations to come.

There are lots of specialist shops in the town and convenient amenities such as the large recreational ground with its football and cricket pitches, the Chanctonbury Sport and Leisure Centre and an abundance of community groups offering classes in all sorts of interesting activities from ballroom dancing to photography. For a spot of culture, visit the Parham House and Gardens or the local Storrington and District Museum and for outdoor pursuits, take time to explore the natural beauty of the South Downs on foot, bike or horseback or, for a truly spectacular experience, take to the air in a glider.

Our local schools belong to a cluster group called STARS (Storrington Area Rural Schools) and, between them, offer a choice of paths from Reception through to Year 13. Steyning Grammar School is included in the list of STARS and is a popular choice as it’s non-selective and has its own Sixth Form.

Storrington is well connected too; the nearest train station is in the neighbouring village of Pulborough. The five-mile journey only takes 10 minutes by car or you can take a bus; the bus timetable is synced with the train timetable to make life even easier for local commuters.

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

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