Country houses for sale

Six of the finest country houses for sale in Sussex, from £450,000 to £4 million

Whether you're after a charming cottage or an estate with a 12-bedroom house and a couple of hundred acres, our list has something to please.

Storrington — £1,350,000

The Downs between Worthing and Petworth is where you’ll find the charming town of Storrington, location of this converted 19th century convent with gorgeous gardens.

The house is a mish-mash of styles having been added to, extended and restored over the years as it’s become a large, comfortable and truly beautiful four-bedroom house in a blissful setting.

For sale with Clarke & Charlesworth. See more pictures and details about this property.

Colworth, near Chichester — £780,000

Highkettle Barn is a fine barn conversion a few miles to the east of Chichester which was converted around 25 years ago, and is a bright, characterful family home.

There are all sorts of well-thought-out touches — a British racing green Aga in the kitchen, beams in the ceilings and so on — in a three-bedroom property that is split across a two-storey main building and a separate annexe, with the latter serving as self-contained accommodation if needed.

For sale with Tod Anstee Hancock. See more pictures and details about this property.

Burwash, High Weald AONB — £600,000

There’s an exotic design flair about this centuries-old cottage in a famously-pretty East Sussex village, with original features — such as the inglenook fireplace — working well alongside the dark paint palette used by the present owners.

As well as the three-bedroom cottage, the house also has wonderful gardens which also house a separate office cabin with power, light and a vaulted ceiling.×1024.jpg

For sale with Wood & Pilcher. See more pictures and details about this property.

Etchingham — £2.75 million

Willards Hill is a small estate roughly half-way between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings which offers a four-bedroom farmhouse, a two-bedroom cottage and all manner of other buildings, plus 118 acres of land.

It’s the sort of place that’s a dream for sporty types looking for an idyllic spot to get away from the world: there’s a games barn with a full-size snooker table and an outdoor pool, as well as a lake, woodland and a workshop.

For sale with BTF. See more pictures and details about this property.

Tillington, near Petworth — £450,000

A couple of miles from one of West Sussex’s most charming towns is this semi-detached cottage at a very affordable price, the sort of place that escapees from London dream of finding.

It’s beautifully decorate inside in a clean, unfussy style with a large garden and fine views across the South Downs.

For sale with Savills. See more pictures and details about this property.

Rudgwick, near Horsham — £3.95 million

Grand and sumptuous, the home at the heart of the Maybanks Estate is a 12-bedroom country house that oozes individual charm — even the garage is clad in Wisteria.

The estate comes with 273 acres of land — though the owners will split into lots — that take in everything from stables and a tennis court to outbuildings with planning permission for conversion into homes.

For sale with Knight Frank. See more pictures and details about this property.

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