About Dowlands Lane, Smallfield, Horley, RH6, England
Sothebys International Realty is proud to present this beautiful 6 Bedroom Barn conversion with a separate Grannary and 2 additional bungalows alongside Humberts.
This charming 6 bedroom, Grade II listed 16th century house has excellent accommodation and a wealth of period features including exposed timbers. From the entrance porch the front door opens into a reception hall with adjoining cloakroom, cupboard and stairs to first floor. Off the hall is an elegant drawing room with lovely fireplace housing a wood burning stove, a large dining room with a wood burner and a study. The kitchen/family room is well-proportioned and has fitted wall, floor and island units, granite worktops, double sink, Aga, fitted appliances, wood burning stove and French doors to the garden. Off the kitchen is a good size ancillary kitchen/utility room.
Upstairs, a galleried landing wraps around a central atrium. The principal bedroom is a lovely size and has an en suite shower room. There are 5 further bedrooms and 2 family bathrooms, one of which has a shower and bath cubicle. There is also a separate WC on this floor.
The Granary Opposite the house is a charming period cottage with a bedroom and shower room on the first floor whilst downstairs there is a hall, partially fitted kitchen/breakfast room and 3 rooms that could be used as bedrooms or reception rooms. A corridor links the cottage to the main office barn. Planning consent has been granted to extend this property and footings have already been dug for this.
Period Office barn-conversion This magnificent period barn has been converted into a wonderful, spacious office with 3 private rooms and a substantial open-plan area with exposed beams and vaulted ceiling overlooked by a galleried mezzanine level, providing excellent space for numerous workstations. There is also a staff kitchen, comms room, 2 WCs and a stationary room, which links through to the granary. Along the southern edge of the property is a building with 2 staff rooms, one incorporating a kitchen and there is also a shower room.
Board room barn To the east of the main barn is a detached period barn that has been beautifully converted into a conference room. To the north of this is a shed housing a 15 KW generator, which is fed by its own oil tank.
2 Bungalows Beyond the garden to the north are 2 large detached timber framed bungalows, which were originally 4 semi-detached bungalows, with potential to be rebuilt to modern standards.
Outside: From the lane a pair of five bar gates open onto a gravel drive that forks off to parking areas and a car park with a minimum of 15 spaces and lighting; one in front of the office barn with an additional gated entrance to the lane, and the other in front of the house, where there are 2 rapid electric car charging points and a 3 bay open-fronted barn providing garaging and bike storage.
On the southern side of the house is a courtyard garden with well stocked flowerbeds, flagstone terracing and central pond with water feature to the sides of which are a wonderful size summerhouse with kitchen and a gym with shower. The main area of lawn runs along the west side of the house leading up to an enclosed area in the far corner for composting bins, garden shed and greenhouse. To the north of the property is a duck pond, vegetable garden with fruit cages and raised beds, large log store and orchard. Beyond the bungalows to the north is a paddock of about 6.5 acres
Local Authorities & Services Tandridge DC . Surrey CC . Mains water and rainwater harvesting system. Private drainage. Gas fired central heating. Solar and mains electricity, including 3 phase, and supported by a 15Kw generator. There is also fibre to property broadband and CCTV.
Directions Exit M23 at junction 10 onto A264 towards East Grinstead. At the 2nd roundabout take the first exit to Copthorne and turn right just after the Prince Albert pub onto Copthorne Bank. Head north for about 2½ miles. Turn right just after the Co-Op onto Plough Road for ½ mile then turn right onto Dowlands Lane. The property is the first on the right.