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West Harting, West Sussex

Sold | Guide Price £1,495,000



A lovely family house in an attractive rural setting with views to the South Downs


Putmans Cottage is a lovey period detached cottage dating originally from 17th century with a more recent extension. There are five bedrooms in all, two of which have ensuite shower rooms and a family bathroom upstairs, whilst on the ground floor there is a drawing room, dining hall, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room as well as a utility room and cloakroom. It is possible to enlarge the kitchen as the owners have obtained a consent for this from SDNP, and further information is available on this by pressing the link on the back page of the brochure. The property sits in attractive gardens of about an acre and lovely viewing over open countryside can be enjoyed from most of the house and garden.

OUTSIDE The gardens lie to the south with lovely rural views towards the South Downs. There are large areas of lawn, mature flower beds, a large vegetable growing area, an orchard, small pond and wild flower area as well as two terraces and a swimming pool. There is parking to either side of the house and the garage lies to the west of the property with stairs leading up to the garden and providing access to the office above. To one side of the back garden is a partially walled swimming pool area.

LOCATION West Harting is a hamlet that nestles at the foot of the Downs, in the heart of the South Downs National Park between Petersfield and Midhurst, under 2 miles from the larger village of South Harting which has a pub, school, shop and post office and many clubs and societies. Petersfield and its comprehensive range of facilities including Waitrose and a mainline station with train services to London Waterloo in around an hour is 3.3 miles away with an excellent range of schools including Bedales and Churchers College. The A3 at Petersfield provides good regional transport links to the M25 and beyond and the larger centres of Winchester, Guildford and Chichester are all within reasonable driving distance, as are the harbours and creeks of the South Coast. There are a good number of footpaths and bridleways in the surrounding area including The South Downs Way and The Sussex Border Path.

Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage, oil fired boiler providing hot water and central heating via radiators and also with some underfloor heating.

Planning Note: The owners have obtained a Certificate of Lawfulness Dated 19/06/2020 for an extension to the kitchen. For further information press the hyperlink which will take you to the relevant area on the SDNP website. The possible extension is also shown on the floorplans.

Agents Note: The property is owned by some of the Partners at Wilson Hill

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