A wonderful development opportunity with planning consent for 4 new properties together with a substantial detached family house with attached annexe set well back from the road in a lovely rural position.
Hall, Sitting room, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room
Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and balcony, 3 Further bedroom suites
Annexe with hallway, kitchen/breakfast room, games room and 2 interconnecting bedrooms
Planning permission for 2 x 6 bedroom new build detached chalet bungalows and 2 x 1 and 2 bedroom conversion units.
About 15 acres (TBV)
This substantial family house has wonderful, flexible accommodation, with a substantial attached annexe.
From the drive steps lead up to a terrace at the front of the house, with double doors opening into an entrance lobby, beyond which a further set of double doors open into a reception hall with flagstone flooring. At the end of the hall is a cloakroom and a well fitted utility room. The sitting room is a fabulous size with exposed beams, flagstone floor and exposed stone wall and fireplace. The well-proportioned dining room also has a fireplace and is next to the kitchen, which is well fitted with modern units and appliances and from here a door leads through into an inner hall leading to ancillary accommodation with private entrance and comprising of 2 interconnected bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen/breakfast room and a large living/games room.
Upstairs, the large landing leads to principal bedroom, which has a spacious en suite bathroom and a covered balcony overlooking the garden. There are 3 further bedrooms on this floor, all with en suite facilities.
To the front of the house is an enclosed area of garden with decked seating area and Wendy house overlooking a pond and beyond is an area of light woodland. The attractive main garden lies to the rear and is predominantly laid to lawn with paths winding through it and it is well stocked with a wide variety of shrubs.
From the lane a long drive leads through electric gates to a parking and turning area in front of the house and also divides off to a separate drive continuing south to an area to be cleared as the developments site, which comprises a stable block (to be dismantled and removed) and yard beyond which is an expanse of lawn, an area of hardstanding, further outbuildings and woodland.
To the east of the drive and house are 2 paddocks, which could be divided up between the house and the building plots to enhance their future sale.
Planning permission has been granted for the following:
2 x 6 bed detached chalet bungalows 369.09sq.m/3972.85sq.ft
2 bed storage unit conversion 99sq,m/1065sq.ft
1 bed storage unit conversion 61.6sq.m/663sq.ft ft2
From the centre of Rusper head north on the High Street and after about 1 mile turn right onto Partridge Lane and the first drive on the right, which is within ¼ mile, leads to the property.
Local Amenities & Communications
The property is situated in a delightful semi-rural position about 1.2 miles from the village of Rusper and adjoins open countryside. Rusper is a charming village about 5 miles north of Horsham and about 5½ miles north west of Crawley, close to the Surrey/Sussex border and provides a range of local services including a village shop and post office, golf course, hotel, 2 pubs, village school and primary school. Crawley and Horsham provide an excellent range of shops, banks, bars and restaurants. There are also a number of very popular schools in the area and mainline railway stations for commuters to London Victoria from Three Bridges and Gatwick. By road the A24, and A29 are wihin easy reach and provide good access to the south coast as does A23/M23, which also leads to Gatwick Airport (about 6 miles) and M25.
Local Authorities and Services
Mole Valley District Council Tel: 01306 885001. West Sussex County Council Tel: 01243 777100. Council tax band H. Oil fired central heating. Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.