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Sussex dream home - Steyning

PUBLISHED: 10:33 17 November 2014 | UPDATED: 16:36 20 March 2015

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The Buttery is located about half a mile to the north of Steyning in a cluster of buildings on the Staplefields Farm which is of ancient origins, and the house is certainly documented in the early 17th Century. It is thought The Buttery is of Victorian origin, with its grey and red brickwork in Flemish bond and steeply pitched roof topped with a belfry.

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The Buttery, Steyning - £795,000

This is a fascinating home with its outer appearance belying its impressive 21st Century specification and the recent modernisation programme has been on a scale similar to a Grand Design with enormous attention to detail, taking advantage of modern heating technology with air conditioning and insulation to create comfortable and economical living in a character home. Walls are cavity-filled, windows are fully double glazed and there is under-floor heating throughout, served by an air source heat pump, supported by a pair of solar roof panels. The Buttery is immaculately presented and despite the extensive works, the charming nature of the original building has not been diluted.

The oak-framed entrance porch and substantial front door open to the spacious reception hall with natural stone flooring and part-galleried landing above. There is a cloakroom off, and on the southern end of the building is the large open-plan living space with natural stone flooring throughout, including a sitting area with log-burning stove, dining section with vaulted skylight, and hand-painted, bespoke kitchen units with polished granite work surfaces and bi-folding doors opening to the sun terrace. Remaining on the ground floor, there is a family room or study, and two double bedrooms, the larger of which has a spiral staircase to a mezzanine floor with oval window overlooking open farmland. These rooms are served by a luxury shower room with twin washbasins. A utility room provides space for laundry and houses the elaborate hub of the heating system.

Sun-tubes provide additional natural light to the hallway and landing, and on the first floor there are two further double bedrooms and a stylish family bathroom.

The majority of the land lies to the rear of the property and enjoys seclusion. There is a spacious lawn sloping away from the large south-facing terrace with a lightly wooded rear boundary. There is garaging for two vehicles.

Strictly by appointment with Hamilton Graham; 01903 879212; www.hamiltongraham.co.uk

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