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Woodlands Cottages, Storrington Road, Thakeham, RH20

3 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 1 Rec

Offers Over £375,000 (F)

Storrington

Ben Busby

Partner

Key features

  • Sitting room with solid fuel fire with back boiler
  • Three bedrooms
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Shower room
  • Conservatory
  • Garden backing onto open farmland
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • Summer house
  • EPC - D

Full description

Coming to the market for the first time in over 50 years is this semi-detached home believed to have been built around the 1930's. With brick and timber elevations. Woodlands Cottages are a small close of nine properties backing onto open farmland.

On entering there is a small entrance hall with door leading to sitting room. The sitting room has the solid fuel fire which is the source of heat and hot water for the property, there are French doors to the garden and a further door to the kitchen / dining room with space for appliances and a single oven and hob. Off the kitchen is a useful cloakroom and conservatory which has access to the garden.

On the first floor there are three bedrooms, two being double in size and the third a generous single and a shower room.

Outside there is hard standing to the front of the property and to the rear and side the gardens back onto open farmland.

Situation

A semi detached home with garden overlooking farmland in a small close of nine properties.

Hallway

Location

Thakeham is a quintessential English village with pretty period cottages and homes together with a pub and church. The recently opened Meadow Stores and Cafe provide a hub for the village near the Cricket pitch and Thakeham village hall. The larger village of Storrington situated at the foot of the South Downs and giving access to the South Downs National Park is just over two miles away and provides a good range of local shops and amenities including a Waitrose Store, library, health centre, dentists together with a wide variety of sports and social clubs. The nearest train station is at Billingshurst approximately 5 miles to the north with services to London Victoria and the coast. The larger centres of Horsham and Worthing are approximately 13 and 12 miles respectively.

Sitting room

Kitchen

Cloakroom

Conservatory

Landing

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Bathroom

Garden

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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