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Rapley Avenue, Storrington, RH20

3 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 3 Rec

Guide Price £485,000

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Storrington

Ben Busby

Partner

Key features

  • Sitting room with electric fire and views to the South Downs
  • Dining room with patio doors to garden
  • Kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Study or playroom with access to garden and integral garage
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Generous single bedroom
  • Shower room
  • Single garage and driveway parking for several vehicles

Full description

Situated on the desirable Hormare development 1 Rapley Avenue is coming to the market for only the second time since new around forty years ago. It has been lovingly looked after and maintained by the current owner and provides a lovely family home. To the ground floor there is a cloakroom, sitting room with electric fire which opens to the dining room. The dining room has direct access to the rear garden. The kitchen has a range of integrated appliances and off is the study / playroom which also has direct access to the garden and also the integrated garage.

On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, a generous single bedroom and shower room. From bedroom 1 and the sitting room you have distant views towards the South Downs.

The rear garden is very secure with a variety of plants and shrubs. To the front there is driveway parking for several vehicles and an area of lawn. Another advantage to the property is the solar panels on the south elevations, these are leased with around 12 years remaining on the lease agreement but you have the advantage of cheaper electric bills.

Situation

Storrington village lies in the lea of the South Downs National Park and has an established range of shops including Waitrose, Costa and a number of independent shops and HSBC bank. There is a health centre and various sporting activities including football club, Pulborough Rugby Club, tennis club and not forgetting the South Downs for walking or cycling or the National Trust Sullington Warren or Sandgate Country Park. The towns of Horsham and Worthing are about 15 and 11 miles respectively with good access to the A24.

The area around provides a wider range of sporting and recreational facilities with West Sussex Golf Club and other golf clubs further afield at Cowdray Park and Goodwood. Of special note is the RSPB nature reserve at Wiggonholt Brooks. The area has also has bowls and cricket clubs. There is gliding at nearby Parham, theatres at Chichester, Horsham and Worthing and sailing centres all along the coast.
  • Entrance porch
  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Play Room / Study
  • Landing
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Shower Room

Council Tax Band: E

Tenure: Freehold

EPC Rating: B

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 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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