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John Edwards & Co is delighted to present this five-bed detached family home on West Street, in the picturesque area of Sompting, close to the A27 and Lancing train station, enabling easy access into London, Brighton, and Littlehampton, and close to the beautiful South Downs. This substantial property, which has been extensively remodelled and extended by the present owners (including complete rewiring, replumbing, and the installation of a new central heating system) comprises five double bedrooms two of which are complete with en-suite bath/shower rooms, two spacious reception areas including an extensive open plan living, dining and kitchen area complete with hi-spec integrated appliances a family bathroom, two separate WCs, a utility room, a spacious roof terrace, a garage and carport, and multiple off-street parking. There is also a stunning landscaped rear garden with several distinct areas, including a traditional patio, a charming teahouse, an ornamental pond, a summerhouse, allotment patch, and purpose-built workshop. The property also benefits from rooftop solar panelling, making it extremely energy efficient. This is a genuinely spectacular property, and one in which we anticipate a great deal of anticipation. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate what it has to offer. EXTERIOR
The front garden is enclosed within high brick walls and a pair of secure wrought iron gates open onto the driveway, which provides space for multiple off-road parking and is furnished with established shrubs and trees, and stunning architectural plants and flower beds. A series of steps lead up to the porch and a separate terrace with exterior lighting, brackets for hanging baskets, and space for outdoor seating. There is access into the carport situated on the propertys western faade, and gated access into the lean-to on its east side, and through into the rear garden.
The porch has a tiled floor, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlights, a radiator, power points, and space for shoes, coats and potted plants.
The entrance hall features a Karndean floor, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlights, a smoke detector, a radiator, power points, and the doors into reception room one, the kitchen and breakfast room, bedrooms three, four, and five, the downstairs bathroom, and the separate WC. There is also a good size understairs storage cupboard.
RECEPTION ROOM ONE
Spacious reception room featuring a Karndean floor, a skimmed ceiling, wall mounted lighting, TV and power points, a radiator, double-glazed sliding doors to front aspect, leaded double-glazed windows to side, and beautiful original stained glass windows through into the hall.
KITCHEN & BREAKFAST ROOM
Stunning contemporary kitchen and breakfast room featuring a range of Shaker-style wall and base mounted cabinets with undercabinet lighting and LED kickboards lighting, solid quartz work surfaces with an inset sink and drainer, integrated appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, and large Range cooker and grill with five burner gas hob and hot plate/wok burner with extraction unit over. A large central island provides breakfast bar-style seating with space for stools, and plenty of storage below. There is a Karndean flooring, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlighting, TV and power points, a radiator, and double-glazed leaded windows to side aspect. There are doors into the utility room, and an opaque double-glazed door to side aspect into the carport.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO LIVING/DINING ROOM
Exceptionally spacious main reception area which has Karndean floor, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlights, two lantern-style skylights, TV and power points, a Sonos integrated sound system, two radiators, and space for both lounge and dining furniture. Two sets of double-glazed bifold doors open to rear aspect onto the rear garden.
Spacious double bedroom with a carpeted floor, a skimmed ceiling with pendant lighting, a radiator, power points, fitted wardrobes, and double-glazed leaded windows to front aspect.
Another good sized double with a carpeted floor, a skimmed ceiling with pendant lighting, wall-mounted lighting, TV and power points, fitted wardrobes, a radiator, and double-glazed leaded windows to side aspect.
Double bedroom with a carpeted floor, a skimmed ceiling with pendant lighting, a radiator, power points, and double-glaze leaded windows to side aspect.
Featuring a contemporary four-piece suite comprising a panelled jacuzzi bath, a corner shower cubicle with large rainfall-style showerhead, a cameo-style hand wash basin with storage below and a low-level WC. There is tiled floor, tiled walls, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlights, a heated towel rail, an extraction units, and a wall-mounted mirrored vanity unit with LED illumination.
Convenient downstairs cloakroom with a two-piece suite comprising a low level WC and cameo hand wash basin. There is a tiled floor, tiled walls, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlights, an extraction unit, radiator, and a wall-mounted illuminated mirror.
The utility room features a range of base-mounted cabinets, square-edged work surfaces with an inset sink and drainer, and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a laminate wood floor, power points, tiled splash backs, and double-glaze leaded windows to rear aspect. The pressurised water cylinder servicing the property is also situated here, as is the boiler. In addition there is an inbuilt storage cupboard with several linen shelves.
STAIRS & FIRST FLOOR LANDING
The stairs are carpeted with a wooden balustrade. On the landing there is a carpeted floor, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlighting and a smoke detector, power points, and the doors into bedrooms one and two, and the upstairs WC . There is also access into the loft via a ceiling hatch.
BEDROOM ONE - MASTER
Very spacious double bedroom with a carpeted floor, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlighting, TV and power points, plenty of under-eave storage space, inbuilt wardrobes, and access via double-glazed French-style doors onto the roof terrace. There are double-glazed leaded windows to front aspect, and the door into the en-suite bathroom.
Large contemporary en-suite bathroom with a four piece suite comprising a freestanding bath with shower attachment, a double walk-in shower cubicle with rainfall-style showerhead, a cameo-style hand wash basin with storage below, and a low-level WC. There is a tiled floor, part-tiled walls, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlighting, an extraction unit, opaque double-glazed windows to side aspect, and a wall-mounted mirrored vanity unit.
Second spacious double room featuring a carpeted floor, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlight, under-eaves storage cupboards, a walk-in closet, power points, a radiator, a recessed shower cubicle with extraction fan, a cameo hand wash basin with storage below, and access onto the roof terrace via double-glazed French-style doors. Double-glaze windows to side aspect.
UPSTAIRS SEPARATE WC
The upstairs WC has a laminate wood floor, a skimmed ceiling with inset spotlights, an extraction fan, part-tiled walls, and a low-level WC.
The property also has the benefit of a large roof terrace, which has artificial grass, and plenty of space for tables and chairs and potted plants.
The stunning landscaped rear garden is divided into several sections, including a central lawned area fringed with a range of architectural plants, flower beds, and mature trees, including fig and olive. There is an ornamental koi pond sheltered beneath a wooden pergola, and a large wooden teahouse with external lighting and space for outdoor seating, barbecuing, or alfresco dining. A raised terrace to the rear of the garden provides further seating areas, and there is a large wooden summerhouse, a separate workshop, a greenhouse, and a raised vegetable patch. There is gated access into the lean-to and front garden, rear access into the driveway, an outside tap, and exterior illumination.
The garage has an up-and-over door, a hardstanding floor, power and light, various wall racks and shelves, and plenty of eave storage space. There are solar panels on the garage roof.
In addition to the driveway, the property also has the benefit of a covered carport, which has an electric door, and access into to the garage.
Large purpose-built wooden summerhouse with a laminate wood floor, power and light, extraction unit, and insulated walls. This could easily be converted into a home office, gym, salon, or treatment room.
Large wooden purpose-built workshop with a stable door, a hardstanding floor, power and light, and various wall racks and shelves.
The property also has a lean-to running along the east side of the property, which has plenty of space for storing bikes, garden furniture, etc, and provides secure gated access to the front of the property. There is also light and power, and solar panels on the roof.