For his dap­per at­tire and flam­boy­ant style. And when it came to his Dial Post home Tim Won­na­cott took the op­por­tu­nity to trans­form what was an ini­tially rather sad 17th cen­tury cot­tage into a glo­ri­ous space for his fam­ily. Over seven years he has in­cor­por

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pur­pose out­build­ing with a triple garage, of­fice space, kitch­enette, two green­houses and a store room within its 4,000sq ft. There is a fur­ther sta­ble in the grounds. The es­tate is ac­cessed through an elec­tric-gated drive.

Tim and his wife He­len bought White­foots seven years ago, hav­ing pre­vi­ously rented an­other prop­erty close by on the old West Grin­stead Park es­tate south of Hor­sham through HJ Burt, who are act­ing as joint sole agents with Strutt and Parker.

“This was my sec­ond bite of the cherry af­ter we rented an­other prop­erty on the old es­tate – a lovely un­spoilt stretch of coun­try­side – where we had been bliss­fully happy,” he says. “It was pri­vate; the chil­dren could play safely: it had ev­ery­thing we wanted. When White­foots – on the edge of the same es­tate – be­came avail­able

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