St Catherine’s Cottage, with its charming features including an inglenook fireplace, exposed timbers, and latched doors, is a wellpresented four-bedroom family home arranged over two floors. The welcoming reception hall has arched side windows and wooden flooring and gives access to a spacious and elegant drawing room featuring a large inglenook fireplace, beams and a wooden floor. This room leads through into the spacious, light-filled conservatory with attractive garden views and access to one of the many outdoor seating areas. From the front-facing dining room there is access to the property’s modern kitchen/breakfast room with wooden Shaker-style cabinets and a large peninsular breakfast bar. Two skylights and access to the garden on both sides of the kitchen provides this room with ample natural light. A guest cloakroom completes the ground floor facilities.
On the first floor, there is a good sized principal bedroom with exposed beams and an en suite shower room, and three further bedrooms, two with built in storage. There is also a family bathroom.<br /><br />The property is located within the rural yet convenient hamlet of West Grinstead. The village of Partridge Green is just under 2 miles away and offers shops for everyday needs as well as a village pub, The Partridge, which serves beer from the acclaimed Dark Star Brewery which is also located in the village. For more comprehensive shopping and recreational amenities, Horsham and Brighton are both easily accessible by road. A variety of sporting activities are also on offer with show jumping at Hickstead, racing at Goodwood, Brighton and Plumpton, golf at Mannings Heath and Cottesmore and Horsham Sports Club for cricket, hockey, tennis and golf. Alternatively, The South Downs, now a National Park, provides many miles of beautiful walks and bridleways. A regular main line train service, to both London Victoria and London Bridge, runs from Horsham. There are a number of schools in both the state and private sector nearby including, Ashurst Primary School, Steyning Grammar School, Windlesham House and Brighton College.<br /><br />The property can be approached from the front or, more conveniently, via Carylls Meadow, to the rear shared driveway and parking area. The double gates at the front open onto a generous driveway, courtyard and well-stocked garden which wraps around the house. Mature trees, shrubs, along with extensive border planting, make an attractive backdrop to the decked terrace and additional seating areas around the garden, which allow for outdoor entertaining and dining. The property additionally offers two garages, one to the front and the other in a block at the rear, and a log store.