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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £1,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious detached family house
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Period outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

 Withy Cottage is approximately 1 mile from Bosham village with its historic church, sailing club and local shopping facilities.  There is a mainline train station to the north of the village with connections to Chichester, Portsmouth and London Victoria and there is a regular bus service from the village to Chichester.  

The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Covered entrance porch with panelled front door to:

HALL:    17’ x 7’8.  Oak strip floor.  Secure under stairs cupboard.  Archway to:

INNER HALL:    Radiator.  Halogen ceiling spotlights.  Door to:

CLOAKROOM:    Low level WC.  Wash hand basin.  Extractor fan.  Halogen spotlights.  Double coats cupboard with cupboards over.  

SITTING ROOM:    20’5 x 23’7 max.  (‘L’-shaped).  Open fireplace with Victorian style cast iron surround and oak mantel.  Three radiators.  Fitted bookshelf with store cupboards below.  Triple aspect windows.  Three wall light points.  TV aerial point.  Double glazed doors to:

CONSERVATORY:    21’7 x 12’3 max.  Two double radiators.  Fitted sun blinds.  Halogen spotlights.  Double glazed doors to front and rear garden.  Stone tiled floor.  

DINING ROOM:    19’6 x 11’2.  Open fireplace with cast iron surround and Adams style pine mantel.  Range of shelved store cupboards with central wine rack.  Radiator.  Oak stripped flooring.  Recessed ceiling spotlights.  Door to:

OFFICE/PLAYROOM:    19’5 x 10’2.  Double radiator.  Two shelved store cupboards with work surface over.  Two telephone points.  Halogen ceiling spotlights.  Double glazed doors to west facing terrace and garden.  Views over farmland.


BREAKFAST ROOM:    23’10 x 15’8 max. (‘L’-shaped).  Range of hand painted base and wall cupboards with solid wood work surface.  Inset 1 ½ bowl stoneware sink with brass mixer tap and separate fresh water tap.  Housing for fridge/freezer.  AEG electric double oven.  Ceramic hob with cooker hood over.  Shelved larder cupboard.  Broom cupboard.  Plumbing for dishwasher.  Fitted book shelves.  Inset halogen spotlights.  Oak strip flooring.  

UTILITY AREA:    11’ x 8.  Fitted base and wall cupboards.  Solid wood work surface.  Radiator.  Plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer.  Boiler cupboard housing oil fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating with cupboard over.  Wood strip flooring.  Radiator.  Panelled trades entrance with covered porch.

From the hall, stairs lead to:


LANDING:    Built in bookcase.  Double and single radiators.  Airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder (immersion) with automatic light.  Range of fitted bookshelves.  Door to:


BEDROOM SUITE:    Lobby with double radiator.  Door to:  Large walk-in wardrobe with automatic light.  BEDROOM:    20’6 x 12’5.  Fireplace with ornate Victorian cast iron surround (blocked off).  Two double radiators.  Two wall light points.  TV aerial and telephone points.  Views south, west and east over farmland and garden.  Door to:


EN-SUITE:    Victorian style roll top bath with brass mixer taps.  Low level WC.  Vanity unit.  Separate fully tiled shower cubicle with folding glazed doors, tiled surround and thermostatic controlled power shower.  Radiator.  Wood strip flooring.  Panelling to dado rail.  Halogen spotlights.  Extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2:    15’10 x 11’max.  Double radiator.  TV aerial point.  Views south and east over farmland.  

BEDROOM 3:    15’8 x 15 max. (‘L’-shaped).  Double radiator.  Two wall light points.  Views east over farmland.  

FAMILY BATHROOM:    White suite comprising panelled bath with separate shower control over with glazed screen and tiled surround.  Wash hand basin.  Low level WC.  Tongue and grooved panelled walls.  Double radiator.  Oak strip flooring.  Halogen spotlights.  Extractor fan.  


BEDROOM 5:    12’8 x 11’7.  Double radiator.  TV aerial point.  Farmland views north to the Downs.  Door to:

BEDROOM 4:    19’6 x 10’2.  Two double radiators.  Farmland views to the west and north.  Two wall light points.  

BATHROOM 3:    Victorian ball and claw cast iron roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment.  Low level WC.  Wash hand basin.  Double radiator.  Tongue and groove panelled walls to dado rail.  Inset halogen spotlights.  Hatch to loft.  Airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder (immersion).  

SERVICES:    Mains water and electricity.  Private drainage.

EXTERIOR:    The property is approached via an automatic 5-bar gate leading to a generous gravelled turning and parking area to the front and to:


SUSSEX BARN:    53’ x 31’6.  Superb Elm frame (dated 1791).  Pine flooring.  Electric light and power.  1000-gallon oil tank.  Double timber doors to either side.  Courtesy door to end.  


    The main garden lies to the south and west of the house being laid to lawn bounded by well stocked herbaceous flowerbeds, mature trees and shrubs.  Outside flood lighting and water points and bore hole.  The garden is bounded to the west and north by a high brick garden wall and by a stone and brick wall to the east.  Steps lead down to a west facing brick paved terrace with outside lighting.  

    To the south of the large Sussex Barn is an enclosed gravelled courtyard bounded by brick and flint walls with outside water tap and lighting.  To the west of the courtyard is a brick and corrugated asbestos barn 41’ x 14’2 to the south of which is a concrete hard standing.  To the south of the courtyard is a further most attractive stone and brick Sussex Barn 33’10 x 23’ with double timber doors, pedestrian door, fitted work bench and electric light and power with stairs to a large boarded loft area 19’x 11’ into eaves.  To the south of the courtyard is a further lawned garden area with flowering trees and shrubs.  A second 5-bar gate gives access to Old Park Lane.  The whole extends to approximately 0.8 of an acre.


DIRECTIONS:    From Chichester proceed west on the A259 following signs to Bosham and Emsworth.  On entering Fishbourne village follow the road for approximately ½ mile and turn left into Old Park Lane.  Withy Cottage will be found after some ¾ of a mile on the right hand side of the road.

Please Note: Neither the heating system nor the services have been checked by the Agents.



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Southdown House St. Johns Street, Chichester, PO19 1XQ

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