7 bedroom Country House refurbishment with 2 new extensions forming a contemporary glazed accommodation wing linking to 17m x 5m indoor swimming pool & gymnasium

Substantial 7 bedroom early 19th Century Country House in dressed Sussex Sandstone with later additions. Country Estate of 184 acres near Horsham set high on a sandstone ridge above Hawkins Pond Hammerpond Lane Lake with distant views to the South Downs.

3 separate phases of construction 2018 / 2021.


Phase 1 2017/2018 substantial refurbishment and renovation of main house including all new statutory and internal services, heating installation with solar, new bathrooms, Approx value £1.0M


Phase 2 2018-20 Demolition of substandard service wings. Large contemporary steel and timber framed extension comprising new glass garden staircase, new roof terrace, double height family room, extension to existing east range to form guest bedroom & bathroom, enlargement of existing kitchen to form new kitchen & dining room with a glazed arcade as promenade/vista linking the south view and new garden entrance from the drive with changing/boot room, shower room, dog room. Hard and soft landscaping. Rendered west elevations to match house with fully glazed elevations to the east and south (garden) sides with extensive hard and soft landscaping. Contract value £1.85M with completion July 2020


Phase 3 2019/21 Construction commenced on site July 2020. New heated & air conditioned indoor natural swimming pool 17m x 5m, gymnasium, 2 storey plant room, fully glazed arcade extension continued from Phase 2 arcade. Twin commercial grade ASHPs with air conditioning and LPHW underfloor heating. 30 no PV panels (9.9kW) sited on roof to supplement ASHP demand. with battery back up. Landscaping scheme extended to suit. Approx value £2.1M with completion December 2021

Main Contractor: Comber & Sons Ltd

Structural Engineers: Ellis Structures Ltd

Mechanical Services: RDJ Consultants Ltd

Electrical Design Services: ICFM Ltd

Electrical Installation: Sussex Electrical Ltd

Electrical Services Consultant ICFM Ltd

Heating Services : Adept Heating Services Ltd (Phase 1)

Mechanical Services Contractor: BTU (Installation & Maintenance) Ltd

Pool Contractor: Clearwater Revival Ltd

Doors and Windows: IQ Glass Ltd

Landscape Contractor: Twig Ltd

Aerial view on completion of Phase 3 under construction
3D drawings of new floating staircase
Main House Entrance Elevation
Phase 2 and 3 near completion
Phase 2 Glazed Garden Elevation with Garden Stairwell, Arcade and Family Room
Completion July 2020

Phase 2 completion

Phase 3 Indoor Swimming Pool Sep 2021 nearing completion

Phase 1-3 Drive works nearing completion

Phase 3 external works nearing completion

Phase 3 nearing Practical Completion late Dec 2021
Glass encased floating staircase view from end of main house entrance hall
Phase 2 arcade leading to glass stairwell
Kitchen breakfast table
Main house entrance with glass incision in existing masonry
View from main house entrance hall towards new kitchen
Views from Grouse Road
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