Property for sale Bosham, Chichester, West Sussex
Guide Price £800,000
A superb modern yachtsmans cottage with a wonderful flint faced facade, landscaped garden and garaging in the heart of Bosham village near to the Harbour.
Beautifully presented throughout with soft neutral tones and tasteful finishing touches, this attached flint faced cottage retains ample charm whilst offering an excellent modern lifestyle. On the ground floor, a large sitting/dining room features a working brick fireplace creating a cosy and homely focal point, with French doors opening out onto a good sized rear garden. The kitchen has painted tongue and grove cabinets and a great array of integrated and freestanding appliances that include a tower oven and dishwasher. The wrap-around design supplies plenty of storage and workspace. Off the entrance hall there is w/c along with further useful storage space beyond.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms with the main bedroom providing fitted wardrobes, an en suite shower room and a lovely view across the garden. A further bedroom is currently used as a home office/study. A contemporary family bathroom completes the accommodation.
The walled front garden has a traditional picket fence gate, with an established lawn and high hedgerows. An attached garage provides off-road parking or useful storage for a dinghy. To the rear, a paved landscaped sun drenched garden offers a more contemporary feel with Timber framed flowerbeds and a broad raised decked terrace.
Flint Cottage is located just a few minutes' walk from the Bosham Sailing Club, quay and village centre. Old Bosham has a fascinating history including the feature of the church within the Bayeux Tapestry. The village also provides a primary school, popular public house overlooking the harbour, a further public house, restaurant, tea rooms, arts & crafts centre, village store, post office, medical centre and railway station (towards Portsmouth and Chichester). 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. Historically Chichester Harbour has provided a safe anchorage with many facilities and is now a wonderful centre for sailing with a multitude of moorings for most craft (subject to availability). There is also a useful slipway suitable for tenders and dinghies from the quay.
The historic cathedral city of Chichester offers comprehensive shopping facilities and a choice of social and recreational activities, accessible through the mainly level pedestrian areas of the beautifully preserved city. Cultural activities include Pallant House Gallery and Festival Theatre. There are renowned schools in the area, both in the public and the private sector. The mainline station in Chichester provides a regular service to London Victoria in about 1 hour 40 minutes (via Gatwick Airport). Havant station to the west provides a faster service to London Waterloo in about 1 hour 20 minutes. Events and sporting activities in the area include Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival events for motoring enthusiasts, horseracing at Goodwood and Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park, golf at Goodwood, and beaches at the Witterings. Chichester Harbour provides moorings (subject to availability) and there are nearby berthing and lifting facilities in Birdham Pool and Chichester Marina. Other local attractions include: the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, West Dean Gardens, Fishbourne Roman Palace, Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Goodwood House, Stansted Park and Petworth House.