Guildford Road, Slinfold, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13
£2,750,000Offers In Excess Of
- Grade II Listed Main House
- Heated Swimming Pool
- Log Cabin, Pool House and Hot Tub
- Separate Annexe Accommodation
- Stable, Garages and Outbuildings
- Commercial Buildings and Barns
- Residential Development Potential (STPP)
- 2 Mature Lakes and Lakeside Buildings
- Retail Shop and Cafe
- Mixed Use Property
An extremely picturesque property situated in a rural location on the Surrey / West Sussex border between Guildford and Horsham. Accessed via a long drive in approximately 25.7 acres. Excellent income potential from leisure activities such as holiday homes, angling, boating and camping.
A rare opportunity to purchase a stunning rural property in a secluded position. Furnace House with its lakes secondary homes, outbuildings and elaborate buildings, present an excellent opportunity for business earning potential. It was formerly used commercially for pleasure angling with an existing retail angling shop and cafe. An opportunity exists to use the property for a large number of uses (subject to any required consents)
An attractive Grade II listed period farmhouse with mellow stone, brick and tile hung elevations under a clay tiled roof, set in mature gardens. The well presented accommodation has many period features including exposed beams and brickwork, and latched doors. A front door opens to a semi-vaulted entrance hall with turning staircase to first floor. There is a double aspect snug with bay window and a door leading to the main sitting room with inglenook fireplace and door to large study. The kitchen/breakfast room is semi-vaulted and is well fitted with hardwood units and includes an Aga, built-in larder and extensive work surfaces, slate floor and breakfast area. Rear lobby with boots and dog area, and shower room off with tiled shower cubicle and modern white suite with WC and vanity unit. The first floor landing leads to main bedroom with ensuite, 2 further bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes and overlooking the lakes, and a family bathroom.
Oil fired central heating and there is a cellar.
Large brick and tile garage with electric up and over door and utility area. Dog fenced mature private gardens, and secluded patio area.
SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX
Screened outdoor swimming pool with paved surround, summer house, hot tub and pool building with central room overlooking the pool with fitted sink unit and work surface and doors to shower room, separate WC and heating/filtration room.
Detached timber built annexe, well appointed internally with spacious living room with outside door and patio door, fitted kitchen, double bedroom and fitted shower room. Solid fuel/woodburner heating.
A detached timber built cottage with spacious living room with double doors to outside fenced garden and sitting area, fitted kitchen, bathroom and double bedroom. Solid fuel/woodburner heating. Adjoining workshop and garage.
Block and Box Profile Clad Storage Building (approx. 1,639 sq.ft.) with roller shutter and pedestrian access door. Electric and telephone connected
Fully Enclosed and Insulated Building with staircase to mezzanine (total approx. 5,618 sq.ft.). Commercial specification with electric, water, drainage from w.c. Electric up and over door, fitted benches, personal door, WiFi connection, telephone and alarm system.
Steel Framed, Block and Timber Clad Building (approx. 925 sq.ft.). Used as retail shop and cafe. Fitted kitchen area and external terrace.
Various Sheds, Containers, Pole Barn and Horse Stable
Sited Mobile Home
Bunded Red Diesel Tank
Lakeside Buildings including kitchen, lodge and brick built toilet block. Electric, water and drainage connected.
Electric Gate, CCTV and Security Systems
There are two mature lakes, namely Hyes and Furnace. These lakes were believed to have been used for the production of cannons and cannon balls in Tudor times. Furnace Lake is approximately 5.9 acres, with Hyes approximately 1.6 acres, both well stocked with quality Carp and many other species of fish. The lakes are in a private park like setting and provide a habitat for an abundance of wildlife. There are two brick built w.c.s and kitchenette lodge, all connected with mains water, electricity and drainage to a treatment plant. Furnace Lake has its own jetty for boat mooring.
A variety of lawns, grassed areas, flower gardens and mature woodland served by a network of hard roads and extensive hardstanding areas. (Potential for alternative leisure uses subject to any required consents). The property is approached via a long tree lined drive sweeping in from the road.
Local: Midway between the popular villages of Rudgwick and Slinfold.
Towns and Cities: Easy access to Horsham and Guildford offering extensive shopping and amenities.
Travel: The nearby A29 and A24 provide access to the M25, Gatwick and Central London. Mainline train services from Horsham and Guildford.
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