DESCRIPTION A charming Thatched Grade II Listed four bedroom cottage dating back to the 17th century occupying this superb position set within the picturesque village of Amberley with its local stores and post office, three public houses and close access to Amberley mainline railway station with hourly trains to central London and convenient access to Gatwick, Ofsted approved primary school and views to the Surrey Hills. Internally the property retains a wealth of original features comprising: dual aspect sitting room with open fireplace and central staircase, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor bathroom, upstairs there are four bedrooms accessed via two staircases and a family shower room. Outside there are delightful cottage style gardens to the front enclosed by a stone walling with off-road parking to the side leading to a share of a detached double garage. The rear gardens afford stunning views across the Wildbrooks with additional tiered section with potential to landscape further.
ENTRANCE PORCH Panelled front door to:
RECEPTION ROOM 18' 1 maximum" x 9' 3 maximum" (5.51m x 2.82m) Dual aspect room, feature recessed fireplace with mantel over, exposed ceiling beams, parquet wood block flooring, banked radiator, recessed built-in shelving, understairs storage cupboard, leaded light casement door to patio and gardens.
SITTING ROOM 21' 11 maximum" x 17' 7 maximum" (6.68m x 5.36m) Dual aspect room, delightful outlook across the gardens and towards the Wilbrooks and open countryside, feature Inglenook fireplace with oak mantel, three banked radiators, leaded light windows with secondary glazing, French leaded light doors with secondary glazing leading to gardens and terrace, steps down to:
DINING ROOM 9' 11" x 9' 4" (3.02m x 2.84m) Leaded light windows with banked radiator, secondary glazed windows, exposed ceiling beams, parquet flooring.
INNER HALLWAY Built-in shelved larder cupboard, understairs storage cupboard, trap door leading to Cellar.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 2" x 10' 0" (4.93m x 3.05m) Dual aspect leaded light windows with outlook over gardens, Wildbrooks and open countryside, 'Shaker' style kitchen with a range of wall and base units, laminate roll top working surfaces with inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine, door to terrace and gardens, exposed ceiling beams.
GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM Accessed via reception room, panelled bath with fitted independent shower unit with fully tiled walls, low level flush w.c., wall-mounted wash hand basin, heated towel rail.
CENTRAL STAIRCASE Accessed via sitting room with original beams, stairs leading to:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Shelved linen cupboard with access to further storage, factory insulated cylinder with fitted immersion.
BEDROOM ONE 18' 0 maximum" x 9' 8 maximum" (5.49m x 2.95m) Dual aspect, banked radiator, feature exposed beams, high ceilings, two built-in eave storage cupboards, leaded light secondary glazed windows with partial views towards the South Downs and delightful outlook over gardens and towards open countryside.
BEDROOM TWO 9' 0" x 6' 4" (2.74m x 1.93m) Exposed wooden flooring, leaded light window with partial views towards the South Downs, high ceilings.
BEDROOM THREE 10' 7" x 9' 3" (3.23m x 2.82m) Exposed beams, leaded light window, further window, banked radiator, high ceilings.
BEDROOM FOUR 13' 2 maximum" x 12' 0 maximum" (4.01m x 3.66m) Dual aspect, accessed via staircase from first reception room, exposed original ceiling beams, recessed leaded light arched window, wall-mounted wash hand basin, built-in eaves storage cupboard and built-in wardrobe cupboard.
SHOWER ROOM Walk-in shower with fitted 'Mira' shower unit, low level flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail, recessed semi-circular leaded light window giving views out towards open countryside and across the garden, exposed ceiling beam, access to loft space.
FRONT GARDEN Laid to lawn with attractive flower and shrub borders with hedging, screened by original stone wall and picket fence gate, brick paved pathway, outside light, side access, outside water tap, door leading to:
BOILER ROOM/STORAGE ROOM 8' 3" x 5' 2" (2.51m x 1.57m) Housing electric meters.
PARKING Off-road parking leading to:
SHARED DETACHED GARAGE 19' 8" x 7' 10" (5.99m x 2.39m) Power and light.
REAR GARDEN Being a feature of the property with large paved terraced area with original Well, raised rockery, steps up to shaped lawned area giving stunning views across the Wildbrooks and open countryside, flower and shrub borders, screened by conifers.
FURTHER TIERED SECTION OF GARDEN Steps down through woodland garden area and pond area with direct outlook over open fields.