Beautifully presented farmhouse with spectacular views, situated within the South Downs National Park
Novington Oak (also known as Novington Oak Farm) is a beautifully presented farmhouse, built in a traditional style with a modern twist. It was completed in 2011 and has been thoughtfully designed to make the most of its superb setting within the picturesque countryside of the South Downs National Park.
The floorplans and accommodation list give an excellent overview of the full extent of the property, which extends in all to over 3,200 sq ft, with an additional c.500 sq ft annexe, and is arranged over two floors with a split level ground floor, and underfloor heating throughout.
Of particular note is the superb travertine tiled open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room, with a German kitchen supplied and fitted by Designers Choice of Hassocks and full height glazing and sliding doors opening to the terrace, framing the outstanding southerly downland views. This ideal space for day to day life is complemented by two formal reception rooms, one with a wood burning stove fitted.
The vaulted master bedroom has a balcony, a seating area and a stylish fitted bathroom.
There are three further bedrooms (one en suite), a family bathroom and a study/bedroom five on the first floor.
The floorplans give an excellent overview of the full extent and layout of the accommodation.
The property is approached from Novington Lane via a short drive, leading up to a five bar gate which opens to the driveway and parking ahead of the house.
At the head of the drive is an outbuilding which comprises two garage bays, with an attached annexe comprising an open plan living room/ kitchen, bedroom, and shower room. This has sliding doors to a brick courtyard, adjoining the a kitchen garden with greenhouse, raised beds, timber shed and woodstore.
A substantial agricultural barn, which could be used as stabling, with water and power connected is accessed from a spur of the drive, and is sited at the head of the field.
The pretty formal gardens lie predominantly to the south of the house, and are mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and herbaceous borders, stretching gently away to the orchard which is sheltered by hedging. There is a terrace with space for table and chairs.
About eleven acres in all.
1. A further field and area of woodland (Wootton Shaw) which is let on a Full Agricultural Tenancy may be available by separate negotiation. Please refer to the Agent for details.
2. There is a footpath crossing the paddock.
3. Novington Oak has right of way across the let paddock by vehicle, horse and foot, to access the bridlepath which leads directly to the South Downs.
4. The vendor is applying for Building Regulations certification for the house and annexe.
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Spacious accommodation, and with the benefit of direct access to the South Downs.Mark Taylor