The Smoke House is an exceptional and individual detached home, offering 3,338 sqft of well proportioned and stylishly presented accommodation. Located in the highly desirable village of Lavant, the property is predominantly on one level, with the principal bedroom on the first floor. Sitting in a 0.36 acre plot, the property is surrounded by mature and well stocked gardens with a number of seating areas for entertaining and two useful timber lodges.
A hand crafted oak framed entrance lobby greets, leading to the stunning open plan kitchen / diner / family room with part vaulted ceilings and lantern light feature. The kitchen has a solid oak breakfast bar and black granite work tops, with a range of integrated appliances. In addition there is a large main reception room with a log burner, bedroom four/garden room and a good size study with a log burner. French oak floorboards run throughout most of the ground floor. There are three or four double bedrooms on the ground floor, with a family bathroom and a shower room, and there is potential to create a partial annexe. The spacious main bedroom on the first floor offers great character and has a stylish en suite shower room.
To the front is parking for a number of cars. The attractive and enclosed garden wraps around the property with a varied collection of plants and trees, including fruit trees, wisteria, grasses and ferns. There is also a secure garden shed. The heating is oil fired.
Lavant is a desirable and highly sought after village within the South Downs National Park located three miles north of the cathedral city of Chichester offering excellent high street shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars and sporting facilities. There is a mainline station to London Victoria. There are two popular public houses within walking distance, two churches, the village hall, the Centurion Way pedestrian/cycle path to Chichester and a well regarded primary school with a good number of senior schools within easy reach. Accessible from the property is unrivalled countryside walking and cycling on cycle paths both to the sea with its superb sailing facilities on the coast and onto the South Downs. There are excellent road, rail, bus and air links, all within easy reach. Goodwood hosts a number of events throughout the year at the house itself, at the motor circuit and at the racecourse and also has a members only health club and exclusive restaurant at the nearby hotel.
Individual and stylish property in desirable Lavant.
Kitchen 22' (6.71m) x 8' (2.44m)
Dining / Family Room 31'6 (9.6m) x 21'11 (6.68m)
Study 13' (3.96m) x 10'10 (3.3m)
Sitting Room 26'6 (8.08m) x 18'4 (5.59m)
Bedroom 2 14'9 (4.5m) x 14'4 (4.37m)
Bedroom 3 14'8 (4.47m) x 12'9 (3.89m)
Garden Room / Bedroom 4
Bedroom 5 14'6 (4.42m) x 10'10 (3.3m)
Bedroom 1 22'8 (6.91m) x 21'7 (6.58m)
En-Suite Shower Room
Garden Studio 1 19' (5.79m) x 9'5 (2.87m)
Garden Studio 2 19'5 (5.92m) x 9'8 (2.95m)
Shed 15'4 (4.67m) x 10' (3.05m)
Why live in Chichester?
We consider ourselves very lucky to be working in a city that blends so many different architectural styles, from elegant Georgian buildings to contemporary new apartments and waterside properties that overlook the harbour.In 2013, The Sunday Times listed Chichester as one of the top places to live in the UK with ‘something for everyone’ – and they weren’t wrong. Chichester is a cathedral city, a county town and home to some of the oldest churches and buildings in the country. There are many well-regarded public and state schools in the local area with further and higher education options available from Chichester College, West Dean College and the University of Chichester. Our great schools have always made Chichester very appealing for those looking for the perfect place to raise a family.