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Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

Guide price £525,000

3 Beds 2 Baths 1 Reception

REF: CHI180540

Singleton

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Within the South Downs National Park
  • Village Location
  • Listed Grade II
  • Active Village Community
  • 2 miles of Goodwood
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathroom/Shower Rooms
  • Attractive Cottage Garden

THE PROPERTY

A pretty brick & flint semi-detached cottage, Listed Grade II, in the midst of this popular village surrounded by the rich countryside of the South Downs National Park and within 2 miles of Goodwood. This charming brick & flint downland cottage is equally suited as a permanent home or weekend country retreat. The sitting room is some 18' in length with open fireplace with jetmaster fire, polished herringbone hardwood floor and glazed door opening on to a sheltered brick set terrace and attractive cottage garden. The kitchen/dining room is fitted with a good range of matching pine cupboards and drawers with tongue and groove panelled surrounds. An attractive chimney breast recess with lighting, has a ceramic hob with oven/grill beneath. The front door leads to a covered porch with access to the lane leading to the village church. On the first floor, a tongue & groove panelled landing leads to three bedrooms including a principal bedroom with bathroom en-suite, whilst a shower room serves the remaining two bedrooms. Outside, there is vehicle access on to Charlton Road with an off-street parking area suitable for one car. A glazed door from the sitting room leads to the brick set terrace with pathway leading the length of the garden to the parking area and pedestrian gate on to Charlton Road. Areas of lawn are surrounded by neatly clipped shrubs and hedging with borders stocked with evergreen shrubs, spring bulbs and lavender. An ornamental well head creates an attractive focal point. To the western end of the garden, a garden shed provides secure storage with glazed greenhouse fitted with propagating bench and covered log store. The village of Singleton lies in the midst of the South Down National Park, surrounded by rich countryside criss-crossed with miles of bridlepaths and footpaths. This is an active village community with village primary school, parish church, cricket green and village pub. Goodwood with its many facilities lies within two miles including its internationally known race course, members' club, hotel, motor circuit and private airfield. Other nearby local attractions include the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum and West Dean College, formerly the home of the poet and patron of arts. Edward James and now home to the college of arts and conservation with its famous restored gardens. Chichester, some 6 miles to the south, provides a comprehensive range of shopping facilities arranged partly within its pedestrianised centre and there is a mainline station with a regular service to London Victoria in approx. 1 hour 45 minutes.

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Covered porch.

Entrance Area
With coir matting and bench seat, concealing electricity meters.

Kitchen/Dining Room 5.44m x 3.00m (17'10" x 9'10")
Herringbone woodblock and brick set flooring, matching pine cupboards and drawers, fitted worksurfaces with tongue & groove panelled surrounds. 1 1/2 bowl composite sink and drainer with mixer tap. Fully integrated low level fridge and freezer. Brick chimney breast with lighting and cooker hood, housing ceramic hob with halogen ring, oven/grill beneath. Decorative mantel shelf above, matching wall-mounted cupboards and glazed cabinets. 2 wall light points, spot lights, stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room 5.49m x 4.17m (18'0" x 13'8")
Open fireplace with brick mantelpiece and recesses to either side with adjustable shelving. 2 storage heaters, 4 wall light points, understairs cupboard with automatic light. Herringbone woodblock floor. Glazed door to brickset terrace and garden.

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Stairs rising to

First Floor Landing
With tongue & groove panelling, hatch with extending ladder to partially boarded and insulated roof space housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1 3.70m x 3.12m (12'2" x 10'3")
(to include cupboards). Matching fitted pine tongue & groove wardrobes with high level cupboards above, electric convector heater.

En-Suite Bathroom
Close coupled WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Tiled floor and matching tiled surrounds. Dimplex heater.

Bedroom 2 3.30m x 2.74m (10'10" x 9')
Wall-mounted shelving, electric convector heater.

Bedroom 3 3.23m x 2.70m (10'7" x 8'10")
maximum. Wall-mounted cupboards and shelving. Electric convector heater. Roll top desk surface, linen cupboard with slatted shelving and electric heater.

Shower Room
Close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, shower recess with tray, Mira shower mixer unit, glazed door. Linen cupboard with slatted shelving, fully tiled walls and tongue & groove panelling. Heat Store electric heater.

Outside
As previously described.

Services
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.

Local Authority
Chichester District Council, East Pallant House, ChichesterTel: 01243 785166 Council Tax Band: E