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Westerton, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

Guide price £1,250,000

3 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: CHI180101

Westerton

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Edge of the Goodwood Estate
  • A beautifully presented period cottage
  • Listed Grade II
  • Self-contained cottage annexe
  • Planning & Listed Consent for Orangery
  • Sitting Room Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Cellar Utility Room/Study Cloakroom
  • Open Fronted Barn-Style Double Car Port
  • Detached Garden Pavilion Delightful walled gardens

THE PROPERTY

Situated in a highly sought-after position on the outskirts of the Goodwood Estate and only 3 miles from Chichester. A beautifully presented brick & flint cottage, Listed Grade II with a detached self-contained annexe providing further ancillary accommodation or home office, the property now benefits from listed building and planning consent for the construction of an Orangery as well as the conversion of the existing car port to a garage (Application Number WH/19/01339/DOM and WH/19/01340/LBC). The property is extremely well-presented throughout and provides accommodation of great character. The ground floor benefits from a well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room which opens on to an adjacent dining room providing an excellent space for entertaining. The kitchen is also open to a family area which in turn leads into a sitting room with handsome open fireplace fitted with wood-burning stove and stone surround. Beneath the sitting room there is also a cellar area. On the first floor, the vaulted master bedroom has an excellent range of built in and walk-in wardrobes with a beautifully appointed en-suite bathroom again with vaulted ceiling. Both the bathroom and separate shower room have polished wooden floors and underfloor heating. The annexe is equally as impressive. A pretty brick & flint detached cottage offering self-contained accommodation, ideal for those who perhaps have a dependent relative, work from home or looking for a secondary income opportunity. Approached by a long driveway with remote controlled wrought iron gates, the property has ample parking as well as a detached barn-style car port. The gardens are a particular feature and have been beautifully landscaped within the walls and provide glorious views across open farmland to the north towards Goodwood House and Goodwood Racecourse up on the South Downs. Within the garden there is a beautifully handcrafted detached garden pavilion ideal for alfresco entertaining or again could be used as a home office. Please Note: Planning and Listed Building Consent has now been granted for an Orangery to the rear of the property. WH/19/01340/LBC; WH/19/01339/DOM The hamlet of Westerton is surrounded by open countryside and is conveniently located just 3 miles to the north of Chichester on the edge of the Goodwood Estate and within easy reach of the many attractions that the Estate provides, including its internationally known racecourse, golf course and the nearby racing circuit and aerodrome. Goodwood also hosts the annual Festival of Speed and the September Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit. Nearby Chichester provides a wide range of shopping facilities arranged partly within the pedestrianised centre. Rail links can be found to London in either Chichester itself with a regular service to London Victoria in about 1 hour 35 minutes or alternatively via Petersfield, with services to London Waterloo in about an hour.

- Part glazed front door to

Entrance Hall Oak flooring throughout, 2 radiators, staircase rising to first floor, understairs storage cupboard, wall-mounted Nest thermostat control, opening to

Dining Room 3.80m x 3.50m (12'6" x 11'6") Oak flooring continues, radiator, downlighting and wall light points. Fitted plantation shutters to window.

Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room 7.87m x 3.56m (25'10" x 11'8") (overall). Oak flooring continues throughout. Stable door providing access to rear terrace and garden. The kitchen is equipped with a good range of matching wall and floor units comprising of cupboards and drawers. Black granite worksurfaces incorporating double Villeroy & Boch butlers sink unit with mixer tap, integrated Bosch dishwasher and 4-ring Indesit ceramic hob with double oven below. 2 oven oil-fired Aga set in chimney breast with tiled recess with concealed lighting and bressumer beam over. Central island unit with further black granite worksurfaces also incoporating breakfast bar with further cupboards and drawers below. Radiator.

Sitting Room 3.58m x 2.90m (11'9" x 9'6") Oak floor, radiator, 2 wall light points, handsome open fireplace with stone surround and fitted with wood-burner. Fitted plantation shutters to window. Concealed hatch with steps leading down to

Cellar 3.80m x 3.66m (12'6" x 12'0") Radiator, power and light.

Inner Hall With oak flooring, further worksurfaces with cupboards below. Space for American-style fridge/freezer.

Cloakroom Equipped with low level WC, hand basin, radiator, part tongue & groove panelled walls.

Store Cupboard Housing Grant oil-fired boiler and shelving.

Utility Room/Study 3.33m x 2.60m (10'11" x 8'6") Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Double doors providing access out on to the rear terrace. Plumbing for washing machine, double butlers sink, downlighting. Beautiful views over the rear garden.

- From Entrance Hall stairs rise to

First Floor Landing Access to loft, fitted plantation shutters to window, radiator.

Master Bedroom 4.85m x 3.73m (15'11" x 12'3") A stunning room with vaulted ceiling, decorative panelling to walls. Large walk-in wardrobe with recessed lighting and hanging rails. A further range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, wall light points, downlighting. Wonderful views over the rear gardens towards the Goodwood Estate.

En-Suite Bathroom Polished wood flooring throughout and equipped with low level WC, bidet, twin pedestal hand basins with large wall-mounted mirror and lighting behind, panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment, walk-in fully tiled shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, chrome heated towel rail, recessed display shelving, shaver point, underfloor heating. Fitted plantation shutters to window.

Bedroom 2 3.70m x 3.43m (12'2" x 11'3") into bay window. Radiator, window seat with wardrobe cupboards to either side. Fitted plantation shutters to window.

Shower Room Polished wood floor, tongue & groove panelling to dado height, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cabinet, heated towel rail, shaver point, electric underfloor heating. Fitted plantation shutters to window.

Annexe

Entrance Porch Part-glazed door to

Sitting/Dining Room 4.88m x 3.96m (16'0" x 13') 2 radiators, television point, built-in understairs cupboard.

Kitchen 3.10m x 1.68m (10'2" x 5'6") Tiled floor, worksurfaces incorporating single sink with mixer tap and drainer. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of matching wall and floor units comprising of cupboards and drawers. 4-ring electric hob with oven below. Grant oil-fired boiler. Integrated Firezi fridge and dishwasher, integrated washing machine. Downlighting.

Ground Floor Bedroom 4.14m x 2.34m (13'7" x 7'8") max. (overall to include cabin beds and wardrobe cupboards). Radiator, downlighting. Fitted cabin beds with wardrobes at either end. Television point.

Ground Floor Shower Room Tiled flooring and equipped with fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal hand basin, fitted mirror, downlighting. Chrome heated towel rail, part-tiled and part tongue & groove walls.

- Stairs to first floor.

Bedroom 3.90m x 3.10m (12'10" x 10'2") at skilling. Radiator, eaves storage cupboard and roof storage space. Downlighting.

Outside The property is approached via a long driveway with remote controlled wrought iron and timber double gates. To the front both the annexe and the main house are areas of brick & flint retained walls with well-stocked borders and mature trees. The annexe has an area of lawn to the front.

Barn Style Double Carport 6.40m x 5.60m (21' x 18'4") with light and power.

Adjacent Store Room 5.56m x 1.96m (18'3" x 6'5")

- The substantial walled gardens provide a wonderful backdrop to the property and comprise of a large flagged entertaining terrace adjoining the back of the house with raised planters, beyond which lies an extensive area of lawned garden interspersed by a number of well-stocked flower borders and beds. There are a number of well-established apple trees and a mature yew tree to the northern boundary. The gardens have glorious views over adjoining farmland towards the South Downs and Goodwood Racecourse. There are various compost bins neatly tucked away as well as raised vegetable beds and greenhouse. There is a water irrigation system covering the entire garden. Towards the end of the garden is a

Detached Garden Pavilion 5.23m x 3.23m (17'2" x 10'7") With oak flooring and underfloor heating. 2 single doors and a set of double doors provide access out on to a large stone terrace with views over the gardens.

Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

Local Authority Chichester District Council, East Pallant House, Chichester. Tel. 01243 785166. Council Tax Band The Main House: F, The Annexe: A