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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rookwood Road, West Wittering, Chichester, West Sussex

Guide Price £795,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Inner porch l Dining room l Drawing room l Breakfast room l Kitchen | Utility room l Boot room l Cloakroom l Principal bedroom with en-suite l Guest bedroom l 2 Further double bedrooms l Family bathroom l Double garage (with office/studio room) l Boat and sail store l Hardwood greenhouse l Summerhouse l Garden studio l 2 Sheds l Breeze house l Driveway and parking l Gardens and grounds of approximately 0.6 acre l EPC rating D

Fernbank is a beautiful detached house thought to date back to the 1930s and is superbly presented throughout. The accommodation on the ground floor comprises a drawing room with open fireplace, breakfast room with porthole window and serving hatch, formal dining room and a smart contemporary kitchen with granite work surfaces, range cooker and central console. The kitchen gives access to a utility room with butler sink, boot room and cloakroom. On the first floor, there is a principal bedroom (with en-suite and underfloor heating) with built-in cupboards, which affords picturesque views to the rear of the property. Further accommodation on the first floor comprises a stylish guest bedroom with dressing area, built-in cupboards, and a granite vanity unit with basin. There are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property also has a boarded area of loft space with lighting.

Fernbank occupies a unique position abutting open countryside, thus providing wonderful views. The picturesque village of West Wittering, with its church, village shops, restaurant, pub and marvellous beach, is renowned for its bathing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Nearby Chichester offers a wide range of shopping facilities, art galleries and restaurants, in addition to the iconic Festival Theatre and has a mainline railway station with services to London (Victoria) and Gatwick. Sailing may be enjoyed from the many sailing clubs around Chichester Harbour. The prestigious Goodwood Estate in the South Downs has a well renowned golf course, racecourse, motor circuit and aerodrome. There are a number of popular private schools in the area. - Great Ballard School in Eartham (14 miles), Oakwood School (10 miles), Westbourne House (9 miles), all on the outskirts of Chichester. There is also direct access at the end of Rookwood Lane to the Salterns Way cycle route to Itchenor and West Wittering.

Outside, at the front, the property is enclosed by hedges and trees for privacy and is approached by a gated entrance and gravelled driveway running alongside the front lawn to ample parking. There is a large double garage with electric door and, an office/studio above. To the side of the garage is further covered storage for cars/trailers and boats. At the side of the property, the back door opens out onto a slate paved terrace with brick and gravel border, leading to a breeze building.    The rear of the property features a large private garden with formal planting and fruit trees. There is an enclosed vegetable garden and a brick and timber greenhouse, as well as a summerhouse, a garden studio and a further sun terrace.


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10 January 2014

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