A deceptively spacious cottage forming one end of a converted high top Sussex Barn believed to be dated from the 17th Century. Standing in mature gardens including an orchard, wood and several out buildings, with views over open farmland to the rear. Located in this sailing village close to Birdham Pool.
Entrance hall | Downstairs cloakroom and WC | L shaped lounge and dining room | Utility room | Garden room | Dining kitchen | Three bedrooms | Bathroom | Studio/bedroom four | Extensive garden with orchard and workshop | Garage | Ample off‐road parking
The property stands in the popular village of Birdham, 4/5 miles to the south of Chichester. It is famous for its sailing from Birdham Pool and is only a short drive from the beaches at Wittering. There is a convenience store within a short walk together with regular bus services and nearby Chichester has an excellent range of facilities including the mainline railway station with services to London Victoria.
Downstairs cloakroom and WC
With window, wash basin and WC.
L shaped lounge and dining room
23'0 x 21'0 (7.01m x 6.40m)
Overall measurements. With bay window to the front, window to the rear, cupboard beneath the stairs and exposed brick fireplace with multi‐fuel burning stove, original beam features.
10'7 x 7'5 (3.23m x 2.26m)
With side window, door leading outside, Potterton gas central heating boiler, fitted cupboards, sink and plumbing for washing machine.
18'4 x 7'9 (5.59m x 2.36m)
With quarry tile flooring, windows overlooking the garden, French doors leading to outside patio area and newly fitted roof lights.
18'3 x 15'9 (5.56m x 4.80m)
Overall measurements. With windows on three sides, French doors to the garden, gas fired AGA, bespoke fitted storage and teak work top, Belfast sink, pantry cupboard and lofted ceiling with timbers exposed.
From the lounge the staircase rises to the first floor.
7'7 x 5'6 (2.31m x 1.68m)
With windows on two sides, bath with shower above, wash basin and WC.
7'7 x 6'10 (2.31m x 2.08m)
Single bedroom currently used as a study with front window.
10'10 x 8'2 (3.30m x 2.49m)
Double bedroom, with windows to the front of the property, exposed floorboards, bespoke built‐in wardrobe with wood cladding.
15'0 x 12'7 (4.57m x 3.84m)
Spacious master /double bedroom with windows over looking the garden and fields to the rear. Exposed floor boards and hand crafted built‐in wardrobes.
En suite shower room
With window, shower cubicle and wash basin.
From the landing a door opens to a second staircase leading to the second floor.
Large mature gardens with orchard
A substantial L shaped garden with patio area, lawn and mature beds near the house leading to an orchard with apple, pear and plum trees including some special varieties collected by the present owner. There are also fruit bushes (currant, blueberry, raspberry and gooseberry), espalier pear trees and a vegetable patch. Mature trees and shrubs and a belt of woodland attract wildlife. There are a number of outbuildings including a timber barn with tiled roof divided into a potting shed with butler sink and water supply, garden tool store, and workshop with electricity and roof space for storage. Timber stable with felt roof, greenhouse and wood shed.
Garage and parking area
Extensive gravel area with ample off‐road parking to the front of the property and detached garage in a communal block of three. Side access to orchard / garden. Coal bunker.
The property is freehold.
Council tax band
Mains water, economy seven electricity, gas central heating with radiators in all rooms.
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