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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Southbrook Road, West Ashling, Chichester, PO18 8DN


Property Description

Key features

  • Constructed in 1994 by well-known local Architects
  • Elegant Spacious Landscaped Gardens around the house, available with additional lovely Paddocks that then will be approx. 8.60 Acres
  • House on 3 Levels with Lift, integral Clock Tower 840m / 9,041 sq. ft.
  • Clock Tower on 2 levels with Guest 2 bedroom Apartment.
  • Internal Garaging for 6 car, Wine Cellar for a few thousand bottles
  • Swimming Pool and Leisure Area
  • Ideal for Equestrian use, with a huge steel framed barn and other substantial outbuildings.
  • Gardens fully Irrigated and fed by Natural Spring
  • Many Outbuildings and numerous impressive property features
  • Short Drive to City of Chichester, Sailing Club and the Sea

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Beautiful Impressive 7 Bedroom Country Property of Exceptional Quality, Just a short drive from the City. Main House - Clock Tower - Integral Garages - Approx. 9041 Sq. ft. - 840 m² set within a large landscaped area.

This is a truly outstanding modern and secure country house. With seven bedrooms and on the second floor, all services are there for expanding it into additional bedrooms with en suite. The elegant Clock Tower is a fully independent guest apartment.

Ideal for Equestrian use, with a huge steel framed barn and other substantial outbuildings ready for conversion. Within a secluded rural setting on the borders of the South Downs National Park.

For Sale Freehold

This is a truly outstanding modern country house of exceptional quality. With seven bedrooms and on the second floor, all services are there for expanding it into additional bedrooms with en suite. The elegant Clock Tower is a fully independent guest apartment. All of this is situated in a secluded rural setting on the borders of the South Downs National Park.

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Accommodation and Amenities

Ground Floor:

Reception Hall - Lift - Drawing Room - Sitting Room - Dining Room - Study – Family T.V. Room – Library Room - Conservatory - Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Further Kitchen/Utility Room

First Floor:

Master Bedroom Suite including Dressing Room, Bathroom/Shower Room - Bedroom with en-suite - Two Further Bedrooms - Bathroom/Shower Room - Laundry Room - Sewing Room - Lift

Second Floor:

Lift - One Very Large Bedroom - Photographic Darkroom - Another Very Large Room used for Leisure - Cloakroom, W.C & wash basin. The second floor has been designed with all services available so that the layout can be changed to add further bedroom suites. The area is large enough for a cinema, gym, leisure area or a self-contained apartment with lift access.

Clock Tower - Swimming Pool – Facilities:

Tower with Atomic Clock all integral accessed from main house via an enclosed heated walkway. The upper level is guest accommodation comprising of 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom and Kitchen. The lower level Garages are accessed from utility room. Garage one is for 2 Cars - Garage two for 4 Cars with an Inspection pit and storeroom. Both garages are climate controlled - Along the walkway is the Boiler Room with twin Industrial Gas Heater & Twin Pumps – Then a humidity / Temperature controlled Wine Cellar for many thousand bottles. At the end of the passage you enter Heating Swimming Pool and leisure area with covered walkways to the adjacent barn. The pool has an electric cover and all the plant is housed within the barn

Barn, Paddock Outbuildings:

The large Two level Steel Framed Barn (In all about 312 m²) has a shower room, wash basin, toilet for pool users, all accessed directly and under covered walkways from the main house. All paddocks are well-Fenced and with water supply - Around the main property is a natural spring fed automatic irrigation system with underground storage tank - Outside the kitchens is a well-stocked Herb Garden with Greenhouse - An Industrial Standby Generator for entire property is installed in the Barn – Connecting Road & Paths to the Paddocks - Electric Main Entrance Gates & Paddock Gate - CCTV Surveillance - Exterior parking for in excess of twenty plus cars - Goat House Ideal for conversion to Stables - many other outbuildings

General Comment:
No expense has been spared in the design of this property. One of the many unique touches is the inclusion of Gold Sovereign coins in the house wall plague and newel posts of the impressive hall staircase


The master bedroom suite enjoys triple aspect views across the grounds, comprising of a large L’ shaped dressing room and beautifully marbled bathroom with a large walk in shower.

There are three further bedrooms one with en suite, plus one separate large bathroom. On this level there is a laundry room and sewing room all of course with lift access.

The second floor has one huge bedroom room, plus another large room used as a family recreation area. In the centre a room was used as a photographic darkroom. There is cloakroom with W.C with washbasin.

On this level if desired, conversion is very simple for to have 3 addition bedrooms with en suite, as all the necessary services are already installed.

From the second kitchen / utility room through a glazed heated walkway it leads to the
Clock Tower with its upper level guest apartment suite, with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen which can become an en suite bathroom.

The ground floor has a dedicated twin industrial boiler room, twin pumps. In this property everything that can be feasible doubled has been. Also a large wine cellar for several thousand bottles, temperature and humidity controlled. At the end of the walkway is the secure enclosed heated swimming pool area, with electric cover. A quiet secluded area with a roofed walkway to the adjacent barn, with shower and toilet facilities for the bathers. All this faces the beautiful south gardens of Southbrook.

From the main house utility room is an access door to two integral garages. The first Garage is for two cars, with a door leading to the second four car garage. This is humidity controlled, has an inspection pit with a store room. Both garages have electric shutter roller doors.

A master key gains access to all main doors within the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2016

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