The Drive, Ifold, RH14

5 Bed │ 3 Bath │ 3 Rec

Price £925,000 Freehold

Billingshurst

Daniel Porter

Branch Manager

Key features

  • Entrance Hall with Gallery and Cloakroom
  • Sitting Room/Drawing Room
  • Large Walk-in Coat Cupboard
  • 5 Bedrooms, 2 En-Suite plus Family Shower Room
  • Impressive Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Beautiful Gardens
  • Separate Utility Room
  • Driveway and Double Garage
  • Family Room/Snug and Study
  • Air-Vent Control System
  • EPC - E

Full description

Merrywood is a magnificent Tudor style house constructed in 2004 to a character design throughout enjoying a plethora of features such as exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces, with every room being much larger than expected making this a perfect home for family living.

The welcoming entrance hall has a theatrical feel with its exposed beams and brick wall features along with the stunning timber balustrade gallery above approached by a turning staircase. Off the hallway is a spacious modern fitted cloakroom, a walk-in storage cupboard and underfloor heating, the theme of which runs throughout the premises. The beautifully fitted kitchen/dining room expands into a vast space with an orangery style dining area enjoying breathtaking views across the lovely gardens and open fields beyond. In addition there is a separate family room/snug with inglenook recess along with a study/home office with fitted shelves and cupboards. To the front of the house is the wonderful sitting room enjoying an inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove which provides a particularly attractive focal point to this room.

Upstairs there are the five bedrooms, two of which have en-suite facilities plus a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards with the impressive master bedroom featuring a vaulted beamed ceiling. There is also separate family shower room and a large storage cupboard off the spacious galleried landing.

Situation

The property is fronted by automatic access controlled elegant electric gates leading onto the driveway which provides plenty of parking for several vehicles, and double garage to the side with twin up and over doors, power and light plus further door into the well equipped and spacious utility room. There is an area of lawned garden to the front bordered by tall hedgerows and with a wrought iron entrance gate at the side. The rear garden is a stunning feature with decked areas adjacent to the house providing ideal spaces to relax in the sunshine and enjoy alfresco dining. There is an area of vegetable/fruit garden to one side of the garden with greenhouse whilst the remainder is mainly laid to lawn. The garden has been lovingly cared for with a colourful variety of trees, flowers, plants, shrubs and feature fish pond. Along with the open fields beyond, the gardens provide a wonderful rural backdrop to the property.

Location

Ifold is a sought after semi-rural residential area within West Sussex approximately 2 miles equi-distant of Loxwood and Plaistow, both of which have local stores catering for every day needs. Billingshurst with its range of shops, schooling for all age groups and mainline station to London/Victoria lies approximately 6 miles to the south/east whilst the larger centres of Horsham and Guildford are approximately 13 and 15 miles respectively. The towns of Haslemere and Guildford both have mainline stations to London/Waterloo. The area is surrounded by open countryside with sporting facilities including golf at the nearby Foxbridge Golf Club and golf and leisure complexes at Slinfold and Cranleigh.

Entrance Hall

Cloakroom

Sitting Room 22'7 (6.88m) x 13'11 (4.24m)

Family Room/Snug 19'2 (5.84m) x 14'1 (4.29m)

Study 11'11 (3.63m) x 7'4 (2.24m)

Kitchen/Dining Room 30'4 (9.25m) x 22'6 (6.86m)

Utility Room 19'1 (5.82m) x 7'4 (2.24m)

Landing

Bedroom 1 19'1 (5.82m) x 14'8 (4.47m)

Bedroom 2 15'1 (4.6m) x 14'1 (4.29m)

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 3 15'6 (4.72m) x 10'8 (3.25m)

En-Suite Bathroom

Bedroom 4 15'1 (4.6m) x 9'3 (2.82m)

Bedroom 5 16'7 (5.05m) x 9'2 (2.79m)

Family Shower Room

Driveway

Double Garage 19'1 (5.82m) x 18'1 (5.51m)

Large Garden

Why live in Billingshurst?

Billingshurst is a thriving village with a welcoming community, a pretty high street and a wealth of shops and leisure facilities. It has a quaint mixture of old and new properties, including farmhouses, timber-framed buildings, thatched cottages and modern developments. The heart of the village is in a Conservation Area, which protects and preserves the character of The Green and the local buildings, such as the row of medieval terraced houses that are set back from the main road.

Many later additions were designed to include features to reflect the medieval, Edwardian and Victorian homes in the area, such as the red brickwork and projected front gables, which add to the very distinctive style of this beautiful West Sussex village.

There are two local schools – Billingshurst Primary School and The Weald School & Sixth Form, which shares a site with the Billingshurst Leisure Centre. Other local facilities include the football and cricket pitches at Jubilee Fields, a skate park, fishing lake and lawn bowling club. The village is also home to a large library and the Billingshurst Community and Conference Centre that hosts a range of sports clubs and regular activities such as the monthly film night.

Plenty of leisure time can be enjoyed on the Wey and Arun Canal – just hop on one of the three tourist boats that run from Loxwood. There’s also an abundance of independent stores and many traditional pubs in the village, including The King’s Arms and the King’s Head and a selection of restaurants and cafés that cater for all tastes.

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

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