A truly spectacular and luxurious, modern family home of over 9,000 sq.ft, set within landscaped gardens in a very private, tucked away location.
Reception hall, Study/library, Sitting room/gym
Drawing room, Kitchen/dining/family room, Orangery
Rear lobby/boot room, Utility room, Laundry room, 2 Cloakrooms
Principal bedroom with en suite dressing room, bathroom and balcony
4 Further bedroom suites, Cinema, Games room, Plant room
3 Further attic rooms
Triple garage, studio, kitchenette, shower room, dog shower and plant room.
Gardens with lawns, terracing, fire pit, decking, water features and parterre
About 2½ acres
This fabulous family home was built within the last few years to an exceptional standard and scale, with the most wonderful space for entertaining and extensive, flexible accommodation.
The high specification features include heat recovery system, central vacuuming system, video entry, integrated sound system and under floor heating with individual room thermostats.
A glazed door open from the drive into a spectacular hallway with an attractive fireplace and an impressive staircase leading up to a galleried landing. Off the hall is a spacious study with fitted bookshelves and large windows overlooking the drive. A corridor leads from the hall to 2 cloakrooms, a store room and a boot room with fitted bench seating and side door to the garden. Next to this are the laundry and utility rooms, which have fitted cupboards with granite worktops and sinks and the utility also has an integrated fridge freezer. Stretching across much of the
back of the property is a spectacular kitchen/dining room, with Clive Christian fitted units, granite worktops and double Belfast sink with mixer tap and steaming hot water tap. There is also a marble topped island unit/breakfast bar with Belfast sink and waste disposal. The kitchen incorporates an array of Siemens fitted appliances, including 2 eye level electric ovens, 2 warming drawers, steam oven, combination oven, coffee maker, 2 dishwashers, 2 fridges, freezer and wine fridge. There is also a Rangemaster gas oven with 6 burner gas hob, granite splashback, inbuilt flat screen TV and marble flooring. Open to the kitchen is a family room with beautifully fitted cabinet and bookshelves, engineered oak flooring and French doors. The marble flooring continues through into a wonderful oak framed
orangery with vaulted ceiling, wood burning stove and 2 sets of French doors. From the dining area bi-fold doors onto the terrace and double doors open into the drawing room. This beautifully proportioned room has engineered flooring, French doors and a magnificent fireplace. The sitting room/gym is also a good size and also has an engineered floor.
Upstairs are 5 stunning bedroom suites, each with beautifully appointed bath/shower rooms, including the principal bedroom, which has a luxurious en suite bathroom with double shower cubicle, marble topped vanity unit with twin wash hand basins and modern slipper bath. This bedroom also has a fully fitted en suite dressing room and a large balcony with glass balustrade overlooking the garden. There is a considerable amount of additional space on the 2nd floor, with a wonderful cinema room, plant room and 4 further rooms that could fulfil a number of uses including games room and guest accommodation.
Garaging and Studio
The garages have 3 remote controlled up and over doors, lighting and power. A personal door leads from the garden into a side hall, which has an interconnecting door to the garage, a shower room and a dog showering room. Stairs lead up from the hall to an open plan studio/office with a kitchenette at one end.
Gardens and Grounds
Electric wooden gates open onto a gravel drive edged in granite that sweeps up to the front of the house and the triple garage and a delightful water feature provides a turning circle in the drive. Beyond are lawns which wrap around the property and from the drive flagstones lead up to the front door. The main garden lies to the rear of the property where there is a substantial raised, sandstone terrace with 2 broad flights of steps down to the lawn and another into a circular seating area with in-built fire pit. At the western end of the terrace is a large semicircular
decked seating area with uplighters, which wraps
around the edge of the orangery. Beyond is a parterre stocked with flowering shrubs with paths leading to another circular decked seating area and to the side door of the garage. Beyond the terraces is an expanse of lawn leading down to woodland.
Local Amenities & Communications
Set in a delightful rural location between Felbridge and Crawley Down. Local amenities are available in Crawley Down. For a wide range of shops, schools, restaurants and recreational facilities there are the towns of Crawley and East Grinstead. There is golf at Copthorne, Lingfield Park and Chartham Park and racing at Lingfield Park Race Course. Mainline rail services to London are from Three Bridges (Victoria/London Bridge from 36 minutes) and the Gatwick Express (Victoria in about 30 minutes). The M23 gives access to Gatwick Airport, London, the coast, M25 and national motorway network.
From M23 junction 10 take A264 towards East Grinstead. At
the Duke’s Head roundabout turn right onto Turners Hill Road. After about 1 mile turn left onto Sandy Lane and at the end turn left onto Hophurst Lane. After about 1 mile turn left, opposite Floran Farm, onto Cuttinglye Road and the property is about ½ mile on the right.
Local Authorities and Services
West Sussex C. C. 01243 777100. Mid Sussex D. C. 01444
458166. Council tax band H. Mains water, gas and electricity. Gas fired central heating. Private drainage.