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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Charlton Road, East Dean

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Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed period cottage
  • Delightful Downland village
  • Extended and updated over recent years
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Large open planned kitchen/family room
  • Vaulted ceiling sitting room
  • Mature rear garden with view towards The Downs
  • Garage/car port
  • Guest accommodation with bedroom and cloaks/shower room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in the heart of this popular Downland village some 7 miles north of Chichester an extremely attractive Grade II listed period cottage. The property, which is of flint elevations under a slate roof, has been the subject of careful renovation and extension over recent years and now offers 4 bedrooms with a large open planned kitchen/family room, vaulted sitting room and large mature garden backing onto farmland and The Downs.

Yew Cottage is within walking distance of the local village pub/restaurant and is approximately 1 mile north of Goodwood's renowned racecourse and its many other attractions including the Festival of Speed, Revival meeting, leisure centre and 2 golf courses.

The main shopping centre at Chichester is some 7 miles distant and the property is ideally suited to the keen country walker with easy access to The Downs.

The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Covered entrance porch with panelled front door to:

STUDY HALL: 12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m) Large Inglenook fireplace with fitted wood burning stove. Limed oak flooring. Radiator. Exposed ceiling beams. Archway to: 

SITTING ROOM: 15' 1" x 11' 8" (4.6m x 3.56m) Attractive fireplace with oak lintel with recessed display alcove to one side. Limed oak flooring. TV aerial point. Two radiators. Cabling for surround sound system. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Double glazed patio doors to rear garden and terrace. 

KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM: 26' 8" x 16' 2" (8.13m x 4.93m) Beautifully fitted kitchen with range of base and wall cupboards. Granite work surfaces. Inset 1 ½ bowl sink with waste disposal unit and mixer tap. Oil fired Rayburn with boiler for domestic hot water and central heating. Cupboard housing washing machine and tumble dryer. Airing cupboard with lagged cylinder (immersion). Integrated wine chiller. Skirting heater. Concealed skirting lighting. Island unit housing Siemens electric double oven, matching ceramic induction hob, granite work surface and range of cupboards and drawers. Plumbing for American style fridge-freezer. Double glazed patio doors to rear porch and terrace. Extractor fan. Exposed ceiling beams. Breakfast bar dividing: FAMILY AREA: Fireplace with fitted wood burning stove. TV aerial point. Radiator. Exposed ceiling beams. Under stairs store and broom cupboard with fitted shelving and meter cupboard. 

CLOAKROOM: Low level WC. Vanity unit with mixer tap and cupboard below. Heated chromium plated towel rail. Extractor fan.


Stairs to: 


BEDROOM 1: 12' x 12' 7" (3.66m x 3.84m) Fitted treble wardrobe with sliding doors. Double radiator. Two wall light points. TV aerial and telephone points. Views to The Downs. 


BEDROOM 2: 13' 6" x 6' 6" (4.11m x 1.98m) Radiator. Built in double wardrobe with shelved store cupboard.  

BEDROOOM 3: 11' 4" x 7' 1" (3.45m x 2.16m) Built in double wardrobe. Two eaves store cupboards. Radiator. Views to The Downs. 

BEDROOM 4: 11' 10" x 6' 8" (3.61m x 2.03m) Built in double wardrobe. Shelved store cupboard. Double radiator. Two wall light points.  

BATHROOM: Panelled bath with separate shower unit over, tiled surround and folding screen. Vanity unit with mixer tap, cupboards below with heated mirror and light over. Victorian style WC. Heated chromium plated towel rail. Shelved linen cupboard. Extractor fan.  

SERVICES: All main except gas. 

EXTERIOR: The property is approached via an automatic 5-bar gate leading to a generous gravelled turning and parking area and to a detached oak framed and slate roofed garage 22'7 x 10' with double timber doors, electric light and power, fitted work bench and useful loft storage space. Car port 9'6 x 22'10 with loft storage space. TIMBER BUILT STUDIO/GUEST ACCOMMODATION: Half glazed door to HALL: Cupboard housing hot water cylinder (immersion) with second cupboard over. Door to: STUDY/BEDROOM: 11' x 7. Electric radiator. TV aerial point. CLOAKS/SHOWER ROOM: Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shower cubicle with mixer control and glazed screen. Fully tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan.

To the rear lies the main garden area which is laid to lawn with mature Willow and fruit trees. Timber built garden shed. Oil tank. The lawn is dissected by a tributary of the River Lavant with a small pedestrian bridge leading to a second lawned area and small paddock. N.B. The paddock is rented from Goodwood Estate on an annual licence at £70.00 per annum. The garden is bounded to the north by post and rail fencing with farmland and The Downs beyond.

Adjacent to the house is a most attractive garden area comprising a small lawn, extensive terracing, hardwood decking with inset lighting and plumbing for a hot tub. The whole is well fenced and hedged.



DIRECTIONS: Leave Chichester to the north on the A286 Midhurst Road following signs to Midhurst. After approximately 7 miles on entering Singleton take the first turning right into the centre of the village. Pass through the village and bear right at the next junction towards East Dean. Follow the road for approximately 2 miles passing the Fox Goes Free public house and just before entering East Dean village Yew Cottage will be found on the left hand side of the road.

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

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Added on Rightmove:
04 February 2016


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