The Approach, Dormans Park, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3NU | Property for sale | Savills
507.06 sq m
Guide price £2,750,000(166,821,226 EGP)

The ApproachDormans Park, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3NU


    Key features

    • Prestigious location
    • Well-proportioned & versatile accommodation of over 5,400 sq ft
    • East Grinstead station approx. 2.9 miles
    • Oxted town centre approx. 10 miles
    • Landscaped gardens
    • Garaging and off street parking
    • Total area about 1 acre

    Substantial family home situated in the prestigious Dormans Park.

    About this property

    • Dorincourt is an substantial and striking family home, situated within Dormans Park, a desirable and tranquil private estate that dates from the late 19th century, located on the outskirts of Dormansland village. The park is popular with commuters, with a footpath linking to the station, and a number of distinctive detached houses set in a warren of private roads in a tranquil, woodland setting.

      Dorincourt has a Georgian style façade and offers superbly proportioned accommodation totalling over 5,400 sq ft. Believed to date from 1970 but having undergone extensive refurbishment by the current owners and completed to a very high standard and specification, the accommodation is arranged over four floors, ideal for formal entertaining and family living and providing excellent versatility.

      Salient points include a contemporary kitchen, stylish bathroom suites, solid oak flooring to the principal ground floor rooms, engineered walnut flooring to the kitchen/breakfast/family room, engineered walnut internal doors, sauna, gym and separate guest suite. Also of note are the delightful south-facing grounds amounting about an acre, together with the property's excellent proximity to Dormansland village, Lingfield and Oxted.

      The reception hall, which features a bespoke wooden staircase and excellent fitted storage, together with the principal reception rooms, creates a superb suite of rooms for entertaining and family living.

      The double aspect sitting room is if excellent proportions, and enjoys several floor to ceiling triple glazed windows which maximise the views over the garden, sliding doors to the balcony which overlooks the garden and an open stone fireplace. There is also a playroom with an outlook to the front.

      The striking kitchen/breakfast/dining/family room is spacious and offers excellent areas for dining and relaxing. The kitchen is fitted with a contemporary range of high gloss wall and base units, integral appliances and incorporating an island/breakfast bar with corian work surfaces. From the dining and family areas, sets of bi-fold doors offers access to the terrace and a lovely view over the garden.

      There is a utility room located off the kitchen and access to the integral garage.

      From the reception hall there is a kitchenette with a separate cloakroom, which leads through to a well-appointed drawing room/studio which is light and spacious, with a vaulted ceiling and sliding doors to the garden and offering versatility for a number of uses.

      A shower room completes the ground floor accommodation.

      Stairs rises to the first floor and the principal bedroom suite, which has a balcony with garden views, a well-fitted dressing room and a stylish en suite bathroom comprising a separate shower and standalone bath. There are four further bedrooms on this floor, two with en suite facilities and the others served by a family bathroom.

      Arranged over the second floor are two bedrooms, both served by stylish en suite shower rooms.

      To the lower ground floor, a separate access from the rear garden leads to a gym and guest bedroom with shower room.

      Dorincourt is approached via electrically operated sliding wooden gates over a block paved driveway, providing ample off road parking and leads to the integral garaging. Post and rail fence to the boundary is bordered with low planting. Access to the rear garden to one side.

      To the rear, the attractive south-facing gardens are a delightful feature of the property, being completely fence enclosed with mature borders planted with a variety of established trees and shrubs, interspersed with specimen and evergreen trees, with two distinct areas, a maintained expanse of level lawn and beyond a delightful wild meadow. Attractive terraces, arranged over several levels, together with the balcony provide excellent areas for alfresco entertaining. There is also a fully insulated sauna cabin. In total the plot amounts to about 1 acre.

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    This is a fabulous family home, the garden is ideal for children and entertaining.

    Jamie WilliamsProperty agent

    Local information

    • Local shopping: The village of Dormansland has a post office and village store, as well as several good pubs.
    • Comprehensive shopping: Lingfield village (about 2.4 miles) and East Grinstead (about 3 miles) both offer a good selection of shops.
    • Mainline Rail Services: There is a direct footpath that enables a walk from Dormans Park to the station in Dormansland,(0.9 miles) with trains to London Victoria and London Bridge.
    • Schools: Dormansland village has a pre-school and a primary school and there are several other highly regarded schools in the surrounding area including Brambletye Preparatory School in East Grinstead, Lingfield College independent school, Michael Hall (Steiner Waldorf) school in Forest Row, Caterham School, Worth School in Turners Hill and Hurst in Hurstpierpoint.
    • Leisure facilities: Dormansland has its own cricket and tennis club and there are several sporting and recreational facilities in the area including golf at Chartham Park Golf and Country Club, The Royal Ashdown Forest and The Kent and Surrey Golf and Country Club; racing at Lingfield and Goodwood; riding and walking on the Ashdown Forest and Gravetye Forest.
    • Communications: The M25 (junction 6) is about 9.6 miles away linking to the motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow airports and The Channel Tunnel.
    • • All distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Services: All mains services connected. Private Drainage. EV charging point. Cold/hot air conditioning system to Bedrooms 1, 4, 5, Drawing Room and Gym. Piped underfloor heating to Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Sitting Room and Drawing Room.
    • Management Charges: Dormans Park Roads Trust. Approx. £450 per annum for road and verge maintenance in Dormans Park.
    • Directions: From the M25 (junction 6), head south on the A22 (signposted towards East Grinstead) for about 5.4 miles, going through two roundabouts, before turning left onto the B2029 (signposted towards Lingfield). At the first roundabout in Lingfield take the first exit and at the second roundabout take the second exit. After about half a mile, fork left onto Blackberry Lane (signposted Dormans Park). At the end of this road turn left continuing forward on Blackberry Lane, passing Dormans station on the left. After approx. 0.2 of a mile, turn right into Wilderwicke Road, Dormans Park. As the road forks, bear right onto The Approach and the entrance Dorincourt can be found on the left shortly thereafter.
    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H