Property for sale Woodlands Lane, Chichester, West Sussex
Guide Price £895,000
An extremely attractive period house situated amongst generous landscaped gardens with the benefit of ample parking, double garage and stunning elevated outlook across this historic cathedral city.
Believed to have been originally constructed in the early 1800's, with subsequent additions, Mill House enjoys a superb elevated position with expansive outlook across the city. The property enjoys well-balanced accommodation throughout along with south facing reception rooms.
Upon entering there is a good sized entrance hall which off one side leads to the sitting room and a conservatory beyond, and to the other a formal dining room. To the rear of the property there is a useful study, a kitchen, cloakroom and a large utility room linking though to the double garage, which has electric doors.
Upstairs there is a spacious landing which to the south enjoys a commanding outlook towards the cathedral, along with the two front double bedrooms (1 en suite), which also have the benefit of built-in storage. To the rear of the property there is a further bedroom and a family bathroom.
Gardens and Grounds
Situated towards the end of Woodlands Lane, Mill House is approached by a driveway which provides ample parking for a number of vehicles and access to the integral double garage. A particular feature is the superb predominantly south facing garden. Mainly situated to the front of the property, the beautifully maintained garden is surrounded by mature trees, with expansive areas laid to lawn and many flowering shrubs and plants within the borders. To one corner there is an attractive ornamental pond with surrounding flagstone paving, a useful greenhouse and a vegetable patch.
The property is situated on a favoured no-through road in an elevated position just under a mile north west of Chichester's City Centre. Nearby amenities include a convenience store and a popular parade of shops off Parklands. The hugely popular Jessie Younghusband primary school and St. Anthony's is situated behind. A short walk away is access to the Brandy Hole Copse Nature Reserve and the Centurion Way - a foot and cycle path connecting the South Downs National Park with the Salterns Way, a path providing access to Fishbourne and along the shoreline of Chichester Harbour towards the sailing clubs at Dell Quay, Itchenor and Chichester Marina and stunning blue flagged beach at West Wittering.
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 the Pallant House Gallery and Festival Theatre, situated a short walk away. 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.
Distances & Transport
Chichester Cathedral: 0.8 miles Goodwood: 3 miles Chichester Marina: 5 miles Gatwick Airport: 45 miles Central London: 67 miles - All distances are approximate.