Greenhurst Barn, Rudgwick, Horsham

A converted barn in an idyllic rural setting of Tismans Common, this four/five bedroom homes is set in 2.6 acres and has a separate detached annexe which is perfect for independent teenagers or guests.

Inside: If it’s natural light, oak beams, vaulted ceilings and exposed brickwork you’re after, you’ll find them all here in this modern country home which is perfect for a growing family and entertaining friends for weekends in the country. There is space galore with a log burning fireplace in the huge living room, which has a mezzanine above with fitted bookshelves and could be used as a library or study. There is a separate snug, a dining room, office and utility room while upstairs there are two bedroom suites – one with a dressing room – and two more rooms in the annexe which has its own living room, open-plan kitchen and bathroom.

Great British Life: The living room at Greenhurst Barn, HorshamThe living room at Greenhurst Barn, Horsham (Image: Hamptons)Great British Life: The barn has a mezzanineThe barn has a mezzanine (Image: Hamptons)

Outside: The barn is surrounded by landscaped gardens and parkland grounds which total 2.6 acres – enough for the dogs, kids and guests to run around in! There is also a gym, double garage, and three outbuildings.

Price: £2,250,000

Contact: 01403 211766

Great British Life: The converted barn has plenty of exposed brickwork and solid oak beamsThe converted barn has plenty of exposed brickwork and solid oak beams (Image: Hamptons)Great British Life: Even the kitchen has a vaulted ceilingEven the kitchen has a vaulted ceiling (Image: Hamptons)

Jam-packed with culture and history it’s no wonder Horsham constantly tops the list of the best places to live in the country, let alone the county.

It’s not often a town has wallabies and a Willoughby – the daytime TV presenter Holly – but then Horsham isn’t your average Sussex place to live.

Bijou, with incredible transport links – it’s just 60 minutes to London – and jam-packed with culture and history, it’s no wonder everyone wants to move here.

Constantly topping the best places to live in the country polls and surveys, Horsham is a teeny market town with plenty to offer. The charming town centre boasts buildings dating back to the 13th century, the crime rate is practically non-existent, houses are affordable, there’s a plethora of fantastic schools and it’s chocolate box pretty to boot.

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