Burton House, Burton Park, Duncton, Petworth, GU28 0QU | Property for sale | Savills
4,229 sq ft(392.89 sq m)
Guide price £1,550,000

Burton HouseBurton Park, Duncton, Petworth, GU28 0QU

    Key features

    • A most impressive apartment in a stunning mansion
    • Over 4000 square feet of characterful well proportioned accommodation
    • High ceilings, large windows offering natural light throughout
    • Private terracing and courtyards leading to formal gardens
    • 140 acres of parkland grounds, ponds, woodland and leisure amenities

    A most impressive property in a stunning mansion.

    About this property

    • A magnificent property occupying the majority of the ground floor of this most impressive Grade I mansion. Attention to detail and exacting standards are apparent and provide an elegant retreat for a discerning purchaser.

      Upon entering the grand communal hall with its breathtaking proportions and fabulous staircase the entrance to 1 Burton House is privately positioned. The double height entrance opens to a wonderful reception hall with a dual aspect library affording an outlook over the private terraces and beyond to the formal gardens. Double doors open to the spectacular drawing room with its tall windows providing a wonderfully natural light room measuring over 30 feet. This room lends itself to entertaining guests and boasts a feature fireplace as an attractive focal point. The kitchen/breakfast room provides a bright and well proportioned informal living area with access to the garden. For formal dinner parties the adjacent dining room is perfectly placed and has double doors to the garden courtyard. The principal bedroom suite has a well equipped bathroom and dressing room and commands stunning easterly views attracting the morning sun. There are two further good sized bedrooms each with bathrooms. Centred around the private courtyard are a pair of versatile rooms which provide excellent living, work from home or entertaining space.

      The property has direct access from principal rooms to private garden terraces which overlook and lead directly on to the glorious formal gardens. The grounds comprise of traditional gardens, originally designed by Capability Brown, a walled garden, several ponds, woodland, a fruit orchard and kitchen garden. In all extending to some 140 acres of parkland.
      The property has the benefit of a garage together with private parking spaces and guest parking for visitors.

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    This property represents a most spectacular residents capable of filling many buyer requirements not least because of its scale and magnificence. I adore the drawing room which has a very grand feel and could be a fabulous space for entertaining as well as the views over the beautiful formal gardens.

    James MachellProperty agent

    Local information

    • Burton Park has a beautiful approach through iron gates and a winding driveway leading to the expansive grounds. The magnificent mansion, Burton House, stands regally within the lee of the Downs. The mansion was built by John Biddulph in 1828 and is Grade I listed. The Courtaulds were largely responsible for remodelling the grounds with the gardens including terraces, rose beds and the Jekyl-Lutyens style pergola continuing to form an important feature of the Park. Within the grounds is a beautiful 11th century church. There is a village shop and two excellent village pubs in the village of Duncton and the nearby market town of Petworth is around 4 miles away and offers an extensive range of amenities including a local supermarket, doctors surgery, pharmacy, two pubs and a diverse range of shops. Of particular note is the Hungry Guest food group comprising an artisan delicatessen, butchers and café.
    • Midhurst and Chichester offer a broad range of leisure, shopping and cultural activities including the renowned Chichester Festival Theatre. There is an excellent selection of outdoor pursuits available with a network of bridleways and footpaths offering numerous opportunities to explore the South Downs National Park and access to the South Downs Way can be accessed on foot from the village of Duncton. There is an abundance of activities available locally due to the proximity of the Goodwood and Cowdray Estates. Goodwood hosts the Festival of Speed, racing at Glorious Goodwood and the Revival Meeting, and Cowdray is famous for its polo events and its award winning farm shop and cafe. There are also several local golf courses, fishing and sailing at Chichester Harbour. To the east of the property is Pulborough, less than 7 miles away, there are two major supermarkets and a main line station offering a regular service to Gatwick Airport and London Victoria. Haslemere station provides a frequent service to London Waterloo taking from 49 minutes, which is around 15 milies north.
    • All distances and journey times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Directions: What3words - ///dizziness.united.suitable
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Share of Freehold. Lease Expiry: 12/03/2997 (972 years remaining)
    • Service Charge: £22,964.91pa
    • Ground Rent: TBC
    • Council Tax Band: H