The English Garden

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An early summer paradise of soft but structured planting surrounds this uniquely beautiful farmhouse hidden away in the depths of the Sussex countryside. When I first visited on a sunny but cold early spring morning it was immediately apparent that this was a special place. Just the drive in was wonderful – a mile-long cruise through arable farmland, with woods and single stately oaks dotted across the landscape. Approaching the house, the drive became lined with lime trees () in a broad sweeping avenue, with low and mid-height grass verges to either side. It was clear that the owners of this 17th-century farmhouse (with medieval origins) were proud of the spectacular setting, and

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