Tauntons is a delightful 1920's detached house with distant views to the rear across 5.65 acres mature grounds, including five stables, a tack/feed room and a 40 metre by 20 metre floodlit sand school together with a tennis court. The house offers a wealth of character features including feature fireplaces and an impressive original 1920's staircase. The ground floor accommodation comprises a spacious entrance hall with access to the ground floor cloakroom. The double aspect sitting room and dining room enjoy views across the rear garden and each has a feature fireplace. The study is to the front of the house. The open plan kitchen/breakfast room has direct access to the utility/boot room and also has a useful pantry. To the first floor there are five bedrooms and two re-fitted bath/shower rooms. There is access into the annex from bedroom five. The attached annex was built in approximately 2000 and offers spacious accommodation comprises of an entrance hall with a ground floor cloakroom, kitchen/dining room, sitting room to rear with views across the grounds. To the first floor are two double bedrooms and a bathroom.
To the front of the property is a sweeping in and out driveway with parking for numerous vehicles. Double gates lead to a track down to the equestrian facilities. The sand school has access to a yard with five stables and a tack room/feed store. The land leads down to the river. There is also right of way access to the Downs Link bridle path. The rear garden comprises of an area of lawn with stone steps leading to the tennis court. There is a useful summerhouse nearby with light and electricity.
Rudgwick offers local shopping facilities including a post office, sports club and social club, plus a church. Penthorpe school is situated nearby on the entrance to the village. The downs link runs through the village providing a delightful network of walks and bridle path. More substantial shopping and transport facilities can be found at Horsham (7 miles) and Guildford (13 miles). Both towns have excellent transport links to London. The nearby market town of Horsham with its bustling paved central plaza and comprehensive selection of shops together with leisure facilities including sports centre, cinema, theatre, park, restaurants and bars. The area is well served with a range of private and state schools catering for all age groups, whilst for the commuter Horsham mainline station links with London Victoria.
Please note that some photographs of Tauntons and the grounds are from the archive and sale of Tauntons Lodge is available by separate negotiation.
Sitting Room 26'7 (8.1m) x 15'8 (4.78m)
Dining Room 17'6 (5.33m) x 17' (5.18m)
Study 9'8 (2.95m) x 7'6 (2.29m)
Kitchen 17' (5.18m) x 16' (4.88m)
Utility Room 10'9 (3.28m) x 10'9 (3.28m)
Bedroom 17'8 (5.38m) x 16'5 (5m)
Bedroom 15'5 (4.7m) x 11'6 (3.51m)
Bedroom 14'8 (4.47m) x 10'4 (3.15m)
Bedroom 12'7 (3.84m) x 10'7 (3.23m)
Bedroom 12'7 (3.84m) x 10'7 (3.23m)
Annexe Kitchen 16'4 (4.98m) x 14'5 (4.39m)
Annexe Sitting Room 18'9 (5.72m) x 11' (3.35m)
Annexe Bedroom 16'5 (5m) x 12'9 (3.89m)
Annexe Bedroom 14'9 (4.5m) x 13' (3.96m)
Approx. 5.65 Acres
Includes stables and Feed store
40m x 20 sand school
Details correct: March 2019
Horsham strikes the perfect balance with its community facilities and green spaces. There’s a market square at The Carfax complete with traditional bandstand, an abundance of shops, a cinema, theatre, leisure centre and a 60-acre park right in the centre of town.We have an impressive mix of older properties, including historic buildings from the 1400s and 1500s with later additions from the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras and some stunning artistic properties. Head out along The Causeway and you’ll see every style, from 15th century homes to new builds, on one superb road.