Roman Lane, Southwater, West Sussex

LOCATION Southwater is a popular village offering modern village centre hosting a number of conveniences including Post Office, local stores, and restaurant. Horsham, just a short drive away, is a thriving historic market town with an excellent selection of national and independent retailers including a large John Lewis at Home and Waitrose store. There are twice weekly award winning local markets in the Carfax in the centre of Horsham for you to stock up on local produce. East Street, or ‘Eat Street’ as it is known locally, has a wide choice of restaurants ranging from Pizza Express to the Michelin starred Tristan’s. You are spoilt for choice for leisure activities as there is a leisure centre both in the village and in Horsham itself in addition to Horsham Park, Capitol cinema and theatre all being in close proximity. There are some beautiful walks and cycle rides in the immediate countryside. Further afield, the stunning South Downs and coast are within easy reach. For those needing to commute, Horsham Station has a direct line to Gatwick (17 minutes) and London Victoria (56 minutes) and there is easy access to the M23 leading to the M25.

PROPERTY The current owners have taken this four bedroom Bovis home built to the Canterbury design and added their own touch by adding a stunning 25ft Orangery to the rear. The feel for both space and quality is immediate as you enter via the welcoming entrance from which all ground floor accommodation can be accessed which comprises, lounge with attractive bay window to the front and overlooking the green. From here double doors lead on to the large 25ft kitchen breakfast room, which is beautifully lit with ambient lighting, is divided into two defined area, the first being the dining area with space for family size dining table and chairs, the second is the kitchen area which is well equipped with cream gloss soft closing cupboards and drawers under an expanse of work top surfaces which has inset 5 Ring gas hob and stainless steel sink and drainer. A number of appliances are integrated which include fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Further space for appliances are within the useful utility room/cloakroom which also has a worktop surface in addition to cupboards and white suite wash hand basin and WC. The true feature of this family home is the 25ft Orangery which the current owners spend most of their time owing to it opening on the garden with bi fold doors in the Summer or in the winter turning up the under floor heating and keeping warm whilst watching TV. The ground floor is completed by a small study or playroom. To the first floor and arranged around a generous landing are the four double bedrooms with all but one benefiting from built in wardrobes and the master bedroom boasting en suite shower room. The family bathroom completes the first floor.

OUTSIDE To the front of this immaculate family home is an abundance of off street parking with the current owners having at one time holding 10 cars upon the hardstanding. A19ft by 19ft double garage with up and over doors has benefited from having the roof voids boarded to create further storage space and given the size and with planning, could be converted in to an annex for the older child or ageing relative. Also to the front of the property is a child play area with restricted times of use in addition to a large area of green around. The South facing rear garden like the house is in great condition and offers a good degree of seclusion. A patio area wraps the property with steps up to the large lawned area, in addition to a large decking area hosting a storage shed and 15ft summer house / gym which is fully insulated and with power. A gate lead to the front of the property.

HALL

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 25′ 2″ x 10′ 3″ (7.67m x 3.12m)

ORANGERY 25′ 2″ x 12′ 2″ (7.67m x 3.71m)

LOUNGE 14′ 8″ x 11′ 9″ (4.47m x 3.58m)

STUDY

UTILITY ROOM

LANDING

MASTER BEDROOM 13′ 8″ x 11′ 9″ (4.17m x 3.58m)

ENSUITE

BEDROOM 2 11′ 9″ x 9′ 5″ (3.58m x 2.87m)

BEDROOM 3 10′ x 9′ 11″ (3.05m x 3.02m)

BEDROOM 4 10′ 7″ x 7′ 11″ (3.23m x 2.41m)

BATHROOM

SUMMER HOUSE / HOME OFFICE 15′ 6″ x 12′ 4″ (4.72m x 3.76m)

DOUBLE GARAGE 19′ 9″ x 19′ 7″ (6.02m x 5.97m)