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Enchanting West Sussex Cottage for sale

Mill cottage is an enchanting cottage in an elevated position situated between Sutton and Bignor on the South Downs. The property also has notable historic interest, as John Constable used to come and stay in the neighbouring Mill House and made Mill Cottage the subject of one of his sketches which may now be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

* Luxury property for sale in West Sussex

The property has an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, a garden room and an artist’s studio/bedroom with en-suite shower room plus three further bedrooms a bathroom and a shower room.

Mill House has lovely elevations of stone and brick beneath a tiled roof and the interior has many traditional features including a deep inglenook fireplace in the sitting room and exposed wall and ceiling timbers plus oak flooring on the first floor. Both the dining room and the artist’s studio have double doors onto a west-facing sun terrace which in turn has beautiful views over the lawns, stream and lake.

Outside, the gardens include banked and level lawns, a charming stream and a small lake which is well stocked with fish. Throughout the gardens are a range of spring bulbs, bluebells mature trees and shrubs. All in all the grounds amount to around seven acres.

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Mill House is just seven miles from Pulborough, from where the train goes to London Victoria, and the nearby village of Sutton has a public house and a church while Bury village three miles distant has a primary school and village shops. The nearby cathedral city of Chichester has an extensive range of shops, museums and restaurants.
The guide price is £1,150,000. For further information please telephone Strutt and Parker on +44 (0) 1243 832600 or visit

* Luxury property for sale in West Sussex