A most charming grade II listed brick and flint cottage dating back to the early 19th century with accommodation of character complimented by a good sized country garden adjoining open fields with stunning views to the south. The property is just a 5 minute drive from Kingley Vale, West Dean College and the Weald & Downland museum.
Entrance lobby | Cottage lounge with wood burning stove | Open plan family dining kitchen with units in sweet chestnut and marble worktops | Large conservatory | Boot room | Bathroom | Three bedrooms | Annex with further bedroom and study above | Upstairs cloakroom and WC | Carport/driveway giving access to secure off‐road parking for several cars | Double side by side garage | Delightful country garden directly adjoining open fields | Solar water heating system
The property stands in the sought after village of Mid Lavant, opposite the church and just 50 metres from the village primary school. Lavant lies 2/3 miles north of Chichester on the edge of The Downs and adjoining Goodwood. There are regular bus services to both Chichester and Midhurst and two good pubs/restaurants nearby. All the facilities at Goodwood are on the doorstep including The Festival of Speed, The Revival, the airfield and the horse racing.
Further facilities in Chichester include shops, restaurants, Chichester Festival Theatre and mainline railway station with services to London Victoria. There is good access from the property onto the Centurion Way cycle path / footpath to Chichester and West Dean.
The front door opens into
The entrance lobby
With central heating radiator, brick flooring and a door to
The attractive cottage lounge
15'0 x 11'0 (4.57m x 3.35m)
With window looking out to the church on the other side of the road, central heating radiator, fireplace with wood burning stove, original brick flooring and one wall with original timber exposed. There is a stable door opening into
The open plan family dining kitchen
17'9 x 10'0 (5.41m x 3.05m)
The dining area with radiator and original window looking out through the conservatory. There is a fireplace, original brick flooring and a broad opening to the kitchen with rear and side windows, marble work surfaces, butler sink, fitted drawers and cupboards in sweet chestnut, plumbing for dishwasher and quarry tile flooring.
A further stable door from the dining kitchen opens to
The large conservatory
14'6 x 10'0 (4.42m x 3.05m)
With pitched glazed roof with hardwood frame, all windows with fitted blinds and doors opening to the garden.
A door from the kitchen opens to
The cloaks and boot room
With stable door leading outside, wall mounted Potterton gas central heating boiler, window and connecting door into
With bath with shower above, wash basin, WC, window, heated towel rail, cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine and also housing the second hot water cylinder.
There is a door from the boot room into
12'2 x 7'9 (3.71m x 2.36m)
This could easily be made into a self-contained unit (subject to any necessary permission) With door leading outside, window overlooking the garden, brick and flint revealed to the walls, ceiling following the slope of the roof and exposed roof timbers.
There is a fixed pedal style staircase leading to
12'0 x 7'3 (3.66m x 2.21m)
With side window, central heating radiator and the ceiling following the slope of the roof. Opposite is useful storage area also housing the hot water cylinder from the solar panels on the roof.
From the entrance lobby a staircase rises to the first floor.
17'10 x 7'9 (5.44m x 2.36m)
With two windows to the front looking out to the church, central heating radiator and original fireplace. There is a trap door with folding wooden loft ladder giving access to
The large storage loft
Which is boarded and has electric light.
The separate cloakroom
With wash basin and WC. A shower could also be added to this room if needed by extending slightly into the master bedroom (subject to any necessary permission).
10'0 x 8'9 (3.05m x 2.67m)
With window enjoying extensive views to the rear over the farmland, central heating radiator and further loft access points.
10'0 x 8'9 (3.05m x 2.67m)
With window enjoying views to the rear, central heating radiator and original recessed brick fireplace.
The lovely southerly facing country garden
Adjoining open fields and ideally complimenting the accommodation. Comprising stone flagged terrace for outdoor dining with lawn beyond, trees and shrubs to the borders and a particular feature are the double gates opening to
The car port
With five bar gate at the end giving access to gravelled areas of hard standing with room for parking several cars.
The double side by side garage
17'7 x 17'2 (5.36m x 5.23m)
With two double doors, electric light and power, concrete floor and foldable workbench.
The property can be approached via the Broyle Road from Chichester, carry on into Lavant and directly opposite the church take a left hand turn and the property is on the corner.
The property is freehold.
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