Property for sale Chilgrove, Chichester, West Sussex
Guide Price £1,395,000
An exceptional 4 bedroom barn conversion located in an unrivalled rural location at the foot of the South Downs yet within close distance of Chichester and Goodwood.
A beautifully presented and traditional Sussex flint barn converted by award winning Heritage Oak Buildings. Featuring high tech insulation, draught proof windows and underfloor heating, the spacious accommodation has immense character and combines original features with a contemporary styling to create a unique and welcoming home. The vaulted ceilings with their exposed beams have been retained in most rooms including the magnificent kitchen/breakfast room which includes a handmade Stephen Anthony shaker style kitchen with electric Aga and double doors giving access out to a superb courtyard garden. Adjoining this room lies a generous utility room with separate cloakroom. The superb sitting room has vaulted ceilings, fitted New England style wooden shutters, Morso wood burning stove and also enjoys a west-facing full length view to the attractive central courtyard.
There are four principal bedrooms with the master having a well-appointed en-suite shower room. All the remaining bedrooms provide en suite facilities with the fourth bedroom configured as a substantial dressing room with a stunning en suite bathroom. Accessed from the western arm of the conversion there is a first floor mezzanine, ideal for use as a home office.
This small select estate of only five other properties is approached via electric wooden gates with a gravel driveway to the barn itself. Courtyard Barn is accessed via a further set of double gates which open to a substantial area for private off street parking, along with access to an attached two-bay oak framed carport.
The stunning central courtyard is a particular feature. Beautifully landscaped with a central water feature, box hedging and many flowering shrubs and plants, this south-facing courtyard is ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. To the side is an attractive greenhouse. Accessed from the courtyard via an attractive gate, there is a substantial area laid to lawn with attractive views across adjoining paddocks. To the rear of the barn there is further outdoor space including a garden store.
Courtyard Barn lies within the South Downs National Park approximately 3.5 miles north of Chichester on the edge of the small hamlet of Chilgrove. This rural location combines the best of both worlds surrounded by some of the prettiest countryside in West Sussex and yet within easy reach of Chichester and Goodwood. The surrounding South Downs countryside is immediately to hand with the various choice of footpaths and bridlepaths within the vicinity.
Nearby Goodwood, internationally known for its famous race course, also provides a private country club and golf course and hosts the annual Festival of Speed and the September Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit.
The cathedral city of Chichester provides a comprehensive range of shopping amenities arranged partly within its pedestrianised centre. The arts are well represented with Chichester being home to the internationally renowned Festival Theatre and award winning Pallant House Gallery.
There are a number of well known sailing clubs most notably at Bosham and Itchenor together with Chichester Marina at Birdham. There is a mainline station at Chichester providing a regular service to London Victoria and Gatwick. The A3 provides good access to London and via the M25 to Heathrow.
Distances & Transport
Chichester: 3.5 miles Goodwood: 2.5 miles Chichester Marina: 8.5 miles Gatwick Airport: 50 miles Central London: 64 miles
All distances are approximate