A downsizer’s delight

Stunning views enjoyed by the property.
Stunning views enjoyed by the property.

THE DECISION to downsize your property can be a difficult one but it’s a move that makes perfect sense once your family has flown the nest. And it’s proving to be an increasingly popular trend as homeowners look to release their finances.

The secret to downsizing success is to find a future-proof home that you can fall in love with. Just on the market with Henry Adams Estate Agents is a modern mews-style cottage in Amberley, that is certain to be every downsizers’ dream.

Located in the quintessentially English village of Amberley, 3 Castleview is a delightful, recently built cottage within an attractive small development designed for the over-60s. A perfect blend of charming good-looks and modern efficiency, this two bedroom, two reception room property offers everything a downsizer could wish for: exceptional views; stylish and spacious accommodation; a private landscaped garden plus garage; and a serene village setting near to local amenities.

Built in 2010 and benefiting from a ten year building guarantee, the cottage is one of just five character mews houses situated on the land of Amberley’s old rectory. Overlooking the 12th century St Michael’s Church, the aptly-named Castleview has wonderful views across to Amberley Castle and the South Downs beyond. Set off Church Street, and approached by a gravelled driveway, the cottage feels off the beaten track yet is in the heart of the village.

Bill Aitkenhead, partner at Henry Adams’ Storrington Office, comments: “In the current economic climate, we’re seeing more and more home owners looking to downsize so they can enjoy the capital tied up in their property and reduce their household expenditure.

“Ideal for downsizers, 3 Castleview is a real gem of a property, combining a traditional mews-style exterior with modern fittings and fixtures. But what really sets it apart is its picturesque, village-centre setting next to the church, and its spectacular views across the South Downs.”

With beautifully fitted and presented accommodation extending to approximately 1,150 square feet (107 square metres) of internal floor space, 3 Castleview comprises a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, downstairs cloakroom, two double bedrooms and bathroom.

Outside, the west-facing rear garden has been lovingly landscaped. The property is on the market at a guide price of £425,000 leasehold (999 year lease from new).

For all enquiries regarding the property, contact Henry Adam’s Storrington office on 01903 742535.