Property for sale Itchenor Road, Itchenor, Chichester
Guide Price £895,000
West Winds is a charming well presented family home, offering distant rural views towards Chichester Harbour and the South Downs, with the benefit of approved planning consent for a replacement dwelling
Approached on a drive and set back from the Itchenor Road, the property combines period charm with stunning views towards the harbour and South Downs. The property has recently undergone a program of renovation and extensive landscaping throughout, providing beautifully presented accommodation within stunning grounds with extensive lawns, patio and al fresco dining areas, kitchen garden and potting store.
A particular feature is that the property has approved planning consent for a replacement dwelling. Providing a floor area in excess of 3,000 sq ft, this substantial family home has been designed to incorporate space, flow, natural light and well balanced family accommodation. A detached garage block has also been approved to the side of the drive.
Believed to have been constructed by Stearns in the 1930's, the existing accommodation provides a large reception/dining hall, sitting room, playroom/study, recently installed kitchen, cloakroom and utility area. Upstairs are three bedrooms and a new family shower room. To the side of the property there is a link-detached garage with plenty of parking to the front and trailer storage to the other side of the house.
The property is situated in the heart of Itchenor within walking distance of all the village amenities. This highly regarded and sought after harbour side village has a thriving sailing club and a multitude of moorings for boats and yachts, subject to availability. Also, is a beautiful church, village hall and, close to the harbour, the popular Ship Inn public house. Much of the surrounding countryside is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Chichester Harbour Conservancy ensures that the character of the area is preserved. The historic cathedral of Chichester is about 6 miles to the North East, with a lively hub of shopping amenities and commerce. There is a comprehensive range of social and recreational facilities including a multi-screen cinema, sports centres with swimming pools and a fine selection of restaurants, public houses, wine bars and bistros. In addition, there is the recently extended award-winning Pallant House Gallery and internationally acclaimed Festival Theatre. One of the most exciting and colourful annual events of the year are the Festivities centred on the Cathedral and its spectacular cloisters.
Aside from sailing, sporting activities in the area include; regular horse racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park near Midhurst, the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival events for motoring enthusiasts and Golf at nearby Rowlands Castle, Hayling Island and Goodwood. Further places of interest in the local area are: The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, West Dean College and Gardens, Fishbourne Roman Palace, Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, and the historic houses of Goodwood and Petworth. Contemporary Cass sculpture is permanently exhibited in the forested grounds of the Goodwood estate.
Distances & Transport
Itchenor Sailing Club: 0.8 miles West Wittering: 2 miles Chichester: 6 miles Southampton Airport: 37 miles Gatwick Airport: 53 miles Central London: 74 miles