House For Sale £800,000
Goring Road, Steyning, West Sussex BN44

Barnack is an attractive detached house built c1923 by Frank Duke Ltd (a reputable builder of that era). The house is of traditional brick construction with painted pebbledash elevations under a pitched and tiled roof and windows are replacement PVCu double glazed in the original style. Occupied by the present owners for some 30 years, the house has been maintained and improved but there is further potential to enhance and modernise the accommodation. The family space is nicely proportioned and radiates from a generous hallway. The majority of rooms enjoy a double aspect and original features remain including, panelled doors, picture rails, fireplaces and oak joinery to the staircase. An extension to the rear provides a ground floor bedroom suitable for a dependent relative or an ideal family room/playroom adjoining the kitchen. There is gas-fired central heating to radiators. The gardens are well screened by establishing planting and have been carefully tended and a sweeping driveway provides ample parking.

Goring Road is a prime residential location on the south-west side of the town. Steyning lies at the foot of the South Downs National Park and is a thriving old market town. Its High Street is one of the most attractive in the county, containing many listed buildings from the Middle Ages onwards. There is a wide choice of leisure activities available, including the local sports centre with swimming pool, tennis courts and lovely walking country. Steyning has a good range of shops, Post Office, infant, primary and secondary schools, library and churches and a modern health centre.

Approximate Distances: The south coast is five miles (nearest main line railway station is at Shoreham-by-Sea); Horsham is 12 miles; the A23/M23 access is eight miles for Crawley and Gatwick airport; Brighton is 12 miles and central London 50 miles. There is also easy access to the A24 London road.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Front door with double-glazed panels and side screen to entrance porch with quarry-tiled floor. Original door with glazed upper panel to reception hall.

Reception Hall

14' x 10' (4.26m x 3.04m) Original picture rail. Understairs storage cupboard with shelving and light. Radiator.


Tiled flooring. Low-level WC. Washbasin in vanity unit with fitted cupboards beneath.

Sitting Room

16' x 14' (4.85m x 4.25m) Double aspect with pair of French doors overlooking and opening to the rear garden. Traditional brick open fireplace. Two double radiators. Three wall-light points. Original picture rail. Serving hatch to breakfast corner.

Dining Room

18'7" x 11'9" (5.67m x 3.6m) Double aspect with wide bay window overlooking the attractive front garden. Original fireplace with inset tiles and timber surround. Two double radiators.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

L-shaped. 17'7" x 15'8" (5.37m x 4.79m) Double-aspect room with spacious dining corner. Kitchen section fitted with range of Formica work surfaces. Inset one-and-a-half bowl sink unit. Cupboards and drawers. Inset four-ring gas hob with double oven beneath. Integrated refrigerator. Shelved pantry. Space for undercounter appliances. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Recessed ceiling lighting. Double radiator. Glazed panelled door to family room.

Family Room

13'10" x 13'9" (4.22m x 4.19m) average. This room is slightly irregular in shape, but enjoys a triple aspect and in recent times has been used as a ground floor bedroom with en-suite wet room. Wall-mounted boiler. Fitted cupboards. Windows overlooking the rear garden and French door to garden.

En-suite Wet Room

Fully tiled. WC. Washbasin. Wall-mounted shower fitting.

First Floor


From the entrance hall, stairs with oak banister and spindles lead to the first floor and landing with window overlooking the rear garden. Loft access. Radiator. Linen cupboard housing lagged hot tank with slatted shelving.

Bedroom 1

16' x 11'10" (4.87m x 3.62m) Double aspect. Shelved wardrobe cupboard. Fitted workstation. Tiled dressing area with adjoining washbasin. Fitted drawers and double wardrobe unit with storage above. Original picture rail.

Bedroom 2

14' x 12'1" (4.25m x 369m) Overlooking the attractive and secluded rear garden. Double aspect. Range of fitted wardrobe cupboards. Washbasin. Double radiator. Original picture rail.

Bedroom 3

15' x 8'3" (4.61m x 2.52m) Recessed wardrobe cupboard. Fitted washbasin in vanity unit with cupboards beneath. Radiator.

Bedroom 4

9'6" x 8'9" (2.9m x 2.68m) Presently arranged as a library with fitted bookshelves. Radiator.


Fully tiled walls. Panelled bath with shower fitting over. Pedestal washbasin. Radiator.

Separate WC

Low-level WC.


Gardens and Driveway

The property occupies a good size plot. The front garden is approached by a brick paver driveway providing ample off-road parking and contained by fencing. To lawn with central rose bed and mature shrub borders. Gated access to the rear garden: Attractively arranged with mature planting. Main lawn with shaped beds and borders stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs providing colour throughout the year. Rockery feature and fishpond. Established and productive apple tree. Two garden sheds. Timber Workshop: 21' x 8'4" (6.43m x 2.55m) Power connected. Timber Summerhouse: 9'8" x 7'9" (2.96m x 2.36m) Power connected.

Services and Council Tax

Services: All main services are connected.
Council Tax Valuation Band: 'G'

Important Note

1. Any description or information given should not be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact or that the property or its services are in good condition.
2. Measurements, distances and aspects where quoted are approximate.
3. Any reference to alterations to, or use of any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained.
4. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither Hamilton Graham nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.
5. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Hamilton Graham.
Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves on these matters.

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