Westburton Lanes, Bury, nr. Arundel

Westburton Lanes

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom detached sold stc

  • Agent Michael Cornish Chichester
  • Agent Number 01243 790656

Price on application

About this property

A superb Country House of character with versatile accommodation and an attached ANNEXE, a Tennis court and heated Swimming pool, in all set in wonderful private grounds of approximately 3.4 acres, close to magnificent countryside at the foot of the South Downs


Newlands is a fine country house of great character, which has been substantially extended by the current owners. The property is superbly presented and has a light and airy atmosphere throughout, with versatile accommodation that can be used as a whole for a large family or as two homes utilising the Annexe which has potential for independent access. The accommodation of the main house comprises: A welcoming entrance hall, cloakroom, drawing room with bay window and a wonderful outlook across the formal lawns and this room features a stone fireplace and archway through to the dining room. There is an impressive conservatory, large snug with a study area and an impressive double aspect well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with vaulted ceiling, an excellent range of wall and base units, stone composite polished worktops and central island. From the main entrance a staircase rises to the landing to four bedrooms, two of which have built-in wardrobes and the principal bedroom has en-suite shower room and there is a well appointed family bathroom. From the kitchen there is a second hallway with a further cloakroom and door leading into the Annexe with a large impressive hallway and lift access to first floor also accessed  via an outstanding bespoke well staircase. The ground floor has a large utility room/potential kitchen and there is a triple aspect sitting room. The staircase rises to the landing leading to two double bedrooms, one of which has en-suite dressing room housing the lift, and there is a superb large bathroom.To the front of the house there are sweeping lawns, well screened by mature hedging and numerous trees. A stone terrace runs the full width of the house and there is a further brick terrace to the west with raised brick planters and lighting.  


Newlands is approached through a five bar timber gate with an electronic sensor opening into a long driveway flanked by sweeping lawns, set well within extremely private formal gardens. To the front and side of the house there is a triple bay garage with two door access and attached at the rear of which, there is a large Games Room/Potential Gym and log store. There is a sheltered Tennis court with two-tone hard surface and Tennis store room, a heated outdoor swimming pool with a York stone surround and a timber Summerhouse/changing room. There is a delightful field adjoining the gardens which would be ideal for a paddock with a separate gate.

In all, set in about 3.4 acres.


Mains electricity, water, private drainage via cesspit and Oil fired heating. EPC Rating: D


Bury is one of the sleepier villages in West Sussex, set in a lovely location at the foot of the Bury Hill from where spectacular views of the Arun Valley can be enjoyed. As the River Arun winds its way through its wide plain, it finds its way to the edge of Bury and through nearby Amberley Village which has nature reserve Amberley Wild Brooks and Amberley Castle Country Hotel. The Roman settlement at Bignor is well worth a visit. The church of St. John the Evangelist in Bury sits on a small area of raised ground overlooking the river and has a calm atmosphere. There is a primary school and prep school Dorset House School, alongside the church and the village has a Farm shop and a popular pub restaurant The Squire & Horse, which is within walking distance of Newlands.


Arundel 4 miles, Pulborough 4.7 miles, Amberley rail Station 2 miles, Chichester 10 miles, Goodwood The Kennels Members Club - Restaurant/Golf club and Goodwood Hotel are about 9 miles, London 60 miles. Pulborough mainline station links to London Victoria (71mins). Airports at Heathrow (44miles), Gatwick (34 miles) All distances and times may vary



The City was founded by the Romans during the first century AD and has a comprehensive shopping centre accessed through level pedestrianised areas leading to the beautiful ancient Chichester Cathedral founded during 1075. About a mile from the City centre there is the Nuffield Hospital (private patients) and NHS St Richard’s Hospital. There are a wide variety of amenities including: Public and private sports centres with indoor swimming pools/gyms, cinemas, bowling, tennis/squash club, rugby football club. Other attractions include: The award winning Pallant House Gallery and Internationally renowned Chichester Festival Theatre. There are a good number of schools in the area between Chichester and Pulborough including: Dorset House School, Great Ballard, Slindon College, Westbourne House, University of Chichester, Bishop Luffa, Oakwood, Prebendal, and notable public schools include: Seaford College, Charterhouse, Cranleigh, Christ’s Hospital and King Edwards at Witley. 


The historic Arundel Castle is about 4 miles to the South and among many other attractions in the area are: The Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival annual international motoring events and regular Horse Racing events at Goodwood and Fontwell, and Polo at Cowdray Park. There are excellent golf clubs at Goodwood, Cowdray Park, Chiddingfold and flying at Goodwood Aerodrome. Much of the surrounding countryside has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The South Downs National Park nearby provides miles of footpaths and bridleways. Chichester is about 10 miles to the South west and a further 8 miles beyond the city there are miles of sandy beaches at West Wittering, which has been awarded the ‘Blue Flag’ international status for excellence. Chichester has about 17 miles of harbour channels leading out to The Solent, and there are about 3,750 moorings and about 12,000 registered vessels, 2,000 berths and 6 marinas including; Chichester Marina, Birdham Pool Marina, Emsworth Yacht Harbour (Marina), in all there are 14 Sailing Clubs locally. Further attractions include: Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Weald & Downland Living Museum at Singleton, West Dean College and Gardens, Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, Arundel Wetland Centre Wildfowl nature reserve, Fishbourne Roman Palace, Stansted Park House & Grounds, Petworth House and Goodwood House. 

DISCLAIMER NOTICE: MICHAEL CORNISH LIMTED and any member of the company and for the vendor/landlord of this property whose agents they are, give notice that (i) these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract, (ii) all statements contained within these particulars are made without responsibility on the part of MICHAEL CORNISH LIMITED or the vendor/landlord, (iii) the statements contained within these particulars should not to be relied upon as a statement of fact or representation, (iv) any interested purchaser/tenant must satisfy themselves by inspection, professional survey or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained within these particulars, (v) the vendor/landlord does not make or give either MICHAEL CORNISH LIMITED or any person in their employment any authority or give representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. (vi) The appliances, equipment, fittings or services have not been tested and cannot be verified as to whether they are in working order. Photographs and Maps and all plans in these particulars are shown for illustration purposes and as a guide only. Registered Office: Wellesley House, 204 London Road, Waterlooville, Hants PO7 7AN Registered in England & Wales: MICHAEL CORNISH LIMITED Company No.11293959


Key Features

Westburton Lanes, Bury, nr. Arundel
  • Exceptional Detached Country House
  • 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms(1 en-suite)
  • Drawing Room/Dining Room
  • Conservatory, Large Snug/Study
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 2 Cloakrooms
  • Attached ANNEXE: 2 Double Bedrooms, Large Bathroom
  • Sitting Room, Hall, Lift and Bespoke Staircase
  • Large Utility Room/Potential Kitchen
  • Sitting Room, 2 Double Bedrooms, Large Bathroom
  • Tennis Court, Tennis Store, Heated Swimming Pool
  • In all, set in about 3.4 acres
  • Large Triple Garage and Games Room
  • Long driveway and extensive parking
  • Beautiful gardens and large field



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36 Shippam Street, Chichester West Sussex PO19 1AG

Opening Hours

Opening Times
Mon to Fri - 9am - 6pm
Saturday - 9am - 4pm
Sunday - By Arrangement


01243 790656