Property for sale Franklin Place, Chichester
Guide Price £490,000
A charming Grade II listed cottage, conveniently located in a sought after conservation area, with pretty south facing garden backing onto ancient city walls.
9 Franklin Place is a charming Grade ll Listed property, which has been sympathetically renovated and extended over the years, to provide a much loved home. Dating from the early 19th century, the front exterior is painted in a pastel shade to compliment this pretty row of colourful terraced houses, which back onto the historic city walls and Priory Park beyond.
Upon entering the property, a reception area with book shelving leads to a cosy sitting room with fireplace housing wood burning stove, an understairs storage cupboard and door to ground floor cloakroom. From the sitting room, the light and airy kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of wood fronted cupboards and drawers with worktop over, large Butlers sink, integrated washing machine and dishwasher, and French doors opening out to the rear garden.
On the first floor, the generous principal bedroom has a built in cupboard and door to large en suite bathroom with feature fireplace. The second bedroom overlooks the garden and has modern en suite shower facilities, with exposed stone wall.
Outside, the property is approached via a wrought-iron gate, with a low wall and small paved area. The pretty south facing rear garden has a lovely patio terrace, perfect for alfresco dining, wooden planters showcasing a mixture of colourful shrubs and flowers, and a gravel pathway leading to a further terrace and large storage shed. Resident on street parking permits can be applied for through Chichester District Council.
With the city centre on its doorstep, this property is ideal for anyone seeking a city residence or additional home to generate income.
The property occupies a delightful position in the highly favoured terrace of pretty cottages known as Franklin Place. Chichester offers a wide variety of cultural, leisure and shopping facilities, which include the renowned Chichester Festival Theatre, Ancient Cathedral, Summer Arts Festival, Pallant House Gallary, museums and restaurants. Leisure pursuits within the area include sailing from the many centres around Chichester Harbour, horse riding and walking on the miles of foot and bridle paths on The South Downs and around the harbour, golf and tennis within the general area. Horseracing may be enjoyed at Goodwood, which hosts 'Glorious Goodwood' and also the annual Festival of Speed and Revival meetings for motor enthusiasts. A mainline railway station at Chichester offers services across the South Coast, London (Victoria), and Gatwick whilst Havant (to the west) offers a faster service to London (Waterloo). The A27 also provides good road links across the South Coast towards Brighton, Portsmouth or Southampton, or to the A3.