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Chapel Lane, Oakwood, Chichester West Sussex, PO18

Guide price £1,800,000


4 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: CHI200214


  • Fabulous rural location but only 2 miles from the city centre
  • Particularly spacious and very flexible accommodation
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 ensuites
  • Huge stable block
  • 6 acres of excellent paddocks
  • South Down Views


A unique detached property occupying a most glorious rural location with far reaching views to Trundle Hill and Goodwood yet being around 2.5 miles from the city centre. The property provides a flexible array of accommodation and is suitable for a variety of uses including airbnb, home working, equestrian or annexe. The house has 4 bedrooms, designed in two wings, following the formation of an annexe, with adjacent living/kitchen and bathroom whilst the main accommodation comprises of substantial vaulted living/dining/kitchen area. There are six acres of level well drained south facing land, currently used as horse paddocks, with a substantial stable block which a prospective purchaser may wish to look into converting in part to either garaging or a substantial home office. Enjoying a superb position around 2 miles of Chichester city centre and within easy access of the South Downs National Park as well as Bosham and Chichester Harbour, the nearby villages of East Ashling, West Ashling and Funtington provide a choice of local pubs and restaurants, whilst Funtington also has its own village store and farm shop. Oakwood itself has an excellent Preparatory School whilst the local primary school can be found in West Ashling. The surrounding area offers a superb choice of recreational facilities including a number of golf courses, the nearest being at Goodwood which itself has its own private country club. Already well known for its horse racing, Goodwood also plays host to the annual Festival of Speed and the Revival Meeting at its historic motor circuit. To the South, the waters of Chichester Harbour and the Solent provide some of the most popular sailing facilities within easy reach of London. Most notably, there are sailing clubs at Itchenor, Bosham, Chichester Marina and Emsworth. The blue flag beaches of West Wittering can be found approximately 10.5 miles to the south. The South Downs National Park just to the north is home to a variety of villages, good country pubs and provides many opportunities for riding, mountain biking and walking along the South Downs Way.

- Pitched and gabled storm porch with York stone floor, and hardwood door to

Reception Hall Beautifully proportioned room with French doors to the garden, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, skylight, data points and doors to

Inner Hall Limed oak flooring, bookshelving, skylight and opening to

Kitchen/Living Room A glorious open plan room with vaulted and beamed ceilings throughout.Kitchen area comprising an excellent range of Neptune painted base cupboards and drawers topped with composite stone worksurfaces. Double bowl single drainer steel sink unit with mixer tap and central island with electric induction hob. Polished worksurfaces and ample drawer storage. 2 built in ovens with grill, larder, fridge, separate freezer and dishwasher. 2 double French doors to the garden.Dining area which then leads in turn to theSitting area with Di Lusso slow combustion wood burning stove. Television, FM, data and satellite points, limed oak flooring. French doors to the garden.

Small Office With data point.

Boot Room With lots of coat hanging space, stable door to garden and door to

Downstairs Cloakroom With contemporary white suite of low level WC and wash basin.

Utility Room Plumbing for washing machine, skylight, hot water tanks, utilities connections.

- From the inner hallway door to

Bedroom 1 With door to garden, dressing room/walk-in wardrobe with plenty of storage, data point.

En-Suite Bathroom Wet room format, with tiled shower having chrome controls and deluge head, wash basin with drawers beneath, panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and low level WC. Shower point.

Bedroom 2 Doors to garden, data and television points and two French-chic wardrobes.

En-Suite Shower Room Wet room format, with tiled shower having chrome controls and deluge head, wash basin with drawers beneath and low level WC. Shaver point.

- From the Reception Hall double oak doors to

Annexe Accommodation Which is easily incorporated into the main accommodation.

Open Plan Living Area With range of zinc worksurfaces with base cupboards and drawers beneath, butler sink and five ring range oven.

Sitting/Dining Area With television, data and satellite points, 2 radiators and breakfast bar. Private front door and cloaks cupboard.

Inner Hallway With cupboard housing plumbing for washing machine, radiator and doors to

Bedroom 3 Loft hatch and French doors to the garden. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 Radiator and stable door to garden.

Bathroom White suite comprising panel enclosed bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and low level WC. Wash basin and cupboard beneath.

Outside The property has 6 acres of well fenced and drained paddocks, with a substantial Stable Block comprising 4 loose boxes and substantial tack room. A prospective purchaser may wish to look into changing the tack room into garaging, home office or Airbnb accommodation. There is a delightful wild meadow garden to the back of the barn, with far reaching views across farmland to the South Downs and Trundle Hill at Goodwood. There are various outside storage sheds, external power points, water services and lighting. There is plenty of parking and additional gated access to Chapel Lane.