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Country house on top of the South Downs

Downlands is a country property dating back to 1932, when it was built as a keeper’s cottage to the former Reckitt shooting estate. The house is extremely well proportioned and offers excellent scope for improvement, with a stunning outlook over the South Downs.

The interior boasts two reception rooms, a study and a kitchen/breakfast room while the first floor has four bedrooms and a family bathroom.


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Outside, in addition to the gardens are stables and an Atcost barn, with eight acres of paddockland which in turn adjoins nearby farmland – this property is perfect for an equestrian buyer.

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Sitting in an unrivalled position on the South Downs, the house is right on the South Downs Way and offers outstanding views out over the surrounding countryside.

Downlands is situated on the border between West Sussex and Hampshire, just over a mile from the centre of South Harting village which has a shop, post office, two churches and two pubs. To the west is Petersfield (under five miles) which has a mainline station to London Waterloo and Midhurst is just over eight miles to the east.

The guide price is £1.3m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01483 565 171 or visit

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