Guide Price £495,000
Burton Park, Petworth, West Sussex
Situated within this unique rural haven, an attractive mews cottage with garage on the sought after Burton Park Estate
The property is set within the private country estate of Burton Park at the foot of the South Downs and within the National Park. It provides a unique rural haven for the purchaser seeking peace and tranquillity. Residents have the use of the parkland with its pastures, woodland and lake along with direct access to miles of footpaths and bridleways. This is a rare and protected environment well away from roads and traffic and bordered by conservation woodlands and Sites of Special Scientific Interest which attracts a wealth of wildlife. In addition residents have exclusive use of the beautifully restored Formal Garden and tennis courts. Nearby Petworth (3 Miles) is an attractive old market town perhaps best known for the National Trust owned Petworth House with its beautiful 750 acre parkland. The town boasts a regular farmers market, first class deli, shops and services for everyday needs in addition to a wealth of antique shops to browse through. Schools in the area include Seaford College, Dorset House, and Conifers. In July, the annual music and arts festival takes place in Petworth with other concerts and allied activities taking place throughout the year. Chichester (10 miles south) provides excellent shopping and leisure facilities including the newly restored Festival Theatre. There is a varied selection of eateries in the area ranging from country pubs to fine restaurants. Sporting activities include golf at Cowdray Park along with Polo, horse racing at Fontwell as well as at Goodwood along with golf and all the other festivals and motoring events. Communications with London are surprisingly easy with mainline stations at Haslemere (13.5 miles, Waterloo 60 minutes) and Pulborough (6.5 miles, Victoria 70 minutes). The A3 (M) is within a 14 mile drive giving access to the major motorway systems and Heathrow and Southampton airports.
Biddulph Mews was originally the stable courtyard of the Burton Park Estate and was converted into 5 cottages in 1999. The Mansion itself was converted into prestigious apartments and these together with another mews courtyard share with Biddulph Mews the stunning formal gardens. Immaculately presented, 5 Biddulph Mews is well appointed with front and rear outside spaces enjoying scenic views. The front entrance hall leads through to the drawing room, a light and airy room with slate flooring, underfloor heating and French doors to a south facing courtyard. A separate dining area has a polished wooden floor and is dual aspect. The kitchen is a pleasing space with lovely views from the butlers sink across the parkland. Appliances are integrated and include dishwasher, fridge freezer and wine cooler. There is a range style gas cooker by Smeg with 5 rings and 2 ovens. The kitchen is fully fitted and has beech work surfaces. A wooden staircase rises to the first floor landing with loft access. The master bedroom adjoins a large ensuite bathroom with shower cubicle and full size bath, basin and WC. The slate tiled floor has under floor heating. The second bedroom is served by an adjacent shower room with modern circular basin, large glazed shower cubicle and WC.
Property maintenance (BH & C Ltd) £1,536.86 half yearly, which includes the communal insurance, prop-erty building insurance, garden maintenance and external property maintenance.
Estate Maintenance (PMC Ltd) £853.53 half yearly, which includes the water and sewerage costs
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity, shared private drainage and Propane gas central heating through direct metered supply.
COUNCIL TAX: Band F
Chichester District Council. Tel no. 01243 785166