Guide price £1,195,000
In this popular no-through road, in lightly wooded surroundings within easy reach of good local schools and within 1 1/2 miles of Chichester city centre. An excellent family house of character in gardens of just over 0.4 acres with ample parking and large detached garage with parking for up to 4 cars. Cranford was originally built in the 1960's and significantly extended by subsequent owners to create an extensive and comfortable family home. A spacious reception hall with oak floor leads to four reception rooms including a 19' long sitting room and spacious family room with speaker points for a home cinema system. There is also a study and garden room/dining room with triple aspect views over the garden. The adjacent kitchen is fitted with a good range of matching units with hardwood worksurfaces and integrated appliances including a Stoves range-style cooker set in an attractive tiled chimney breast recess with mantel shelf and decorative panelling which creates an attractive focal point. On the first floor, the generous bedroom accommodation includes both guest and principal suites each with their own shower room en-suite. The remaining three bedrooms are served by a well-appointed family bathroom. Outside a stone shingled driveway leads to a generous casual parking area and approach to the north west of the house. The surrounding garden is laid principally to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. A secondary driveway runs the length of the property and leads to a further vehicle access secured by double 5-bar gates opening on to an extensive parking area and large detached garage with remote control up and over door providing secure parking for up to four vehicles. A large paved terrace with low level lighting surrounds the south and eastern sides of the house and is approached by way of doors from the kitchen, garden room/dining room and sitting room. From here, a paved pathway with low level lighting leads the length of the garden to the garage and parking area. The garden is laid mainly to lawn for ease of maintenance with mature trees this provides an ideal recreation area for children and pets. The Location West Broyle Drive is a popular residential no-through road in lightly wooded surroundings only 1 1/2 miles from Chichester city centre and within easy reach of an number of good local schools. A railway halt at neighbouring Fishbourne also provides a regular rail service to London via either Waterloo by way of Havant or Victoria by way of Chichester. The rich and varied countryside of the South Downs National Park lies some 2 miles to the north, criss crossed with miles of footpaths and bridlepaths. Chichester itself provides a wide range of facilities including the internationally known Festival Theatre, Pallant House Gallery and excellent shopping facilities arranged within its ancient city centre, now a pedestrianised area. Recreational activities are numerous, many of them centred on the Goodwood Estate, famous for its horse racing at Glorious Goodwood and the prestigious Festival of Speed and the September Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit. There is also a country club at Goodwood providing tennis courts, squash courts, swimming pool and gym. Chichester Harbour some 5 miles to the south has long been popular with sailors and there are many well-established sailing clubs but most notably at Chichester Yacht Basin, Bosham and Itchenor. The coastline and particularly the sandy beaches at East Head provide many opportunities for bathing, windsurfing and kite surfing.
Hardwood floor, radiator, stairs rising to first floor.
Study 3.25m x 2.29m (10'8" x 7'6")
Radiator, telephone point.
Kitchen 5.74m x 3.50m (18'10" x 11'6")
Having an excellent range of matching cupboards and drawers with hardwood worksurfaces and tongue & groove panelled surrounds. Display cabinets, 1 1/2 bowl composite sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled surround. Stoves range-style cooker set in tiled chimney breast recess with mantel shelf and decorative panelling. Low level freezer, low level fridge. Wine rack, tiled floor, radiator, glazed doors to terrace and garden. Opening to
Garden Room/Dining Room 5.03m x 2.44m (16'6" x 8'0")
With tiled floor, triple aspect views over the gardens, radiator, double glazed doors opening on to the terrace and garden.
Sitting Room 5.80m x 4.78m (19'0" x 15'8")
Open fireplace with stone mantelpiece and hearth, concealed radiator. Sealed unit double glazed doors opening on to the terrace and garden.
Family Room 5.94m x 5.49m (19'6" x 18'0")
(overall). 2 concealed radiators, speaker points for home cinema system.
Close coupled WC, wash hand basin.
Utility Room 2.13m x 1.83m (7' x 6'0")
Roll top worksurface, matching cupboards. In-set sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer.
From Reception Hall, stairs rising to
First Floor Landing
Airing cupboard housing foam insulated hot water cylinder with slatted shelving above, hatch to roof space.
Bedroom 1 4.85m x 4.78m (15'11" x 15'8")
A good range of matching fitted wardrobes, radiator.
En-Suite Shower Room
Close coupled WC with concealed cistern. Wall-mounted wash hand basin, shower cabinet with shower mixer unit and remote control switch. Fully tiled walls and floor, vertical radiator/heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 4.65m x 2.82m (15'3" x 9'3")
En-Suite Shower Room
Close couple WC, wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, tiled shower recess with mixer unit and folding door.
Bedroom 3 3.58m x 2.74m (11'9" x 9')
Bedroom 4 4.80m x 2.70m (15'9" x 8'10")
Radiator, recessed wardrobe.
Well-appointed suite comprising close couple WC with concealed cistern, free standing wash hand basin standing on vanity surface with cupboard beneath, paneled bath with remote mixer tap and shower attachment. Fully tiled walls and floor. Vertical radiator/heated towel rail.
Bedroom 5 3.25m x 2.30m (10'8" x 7'7")
As previously described.
Mains electricity, gas and water. Cess pit drainage.
Chichester District Council, East Pallant House, ChichesterTel: 01243 785166 Council Tax Band: F
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