6 bedroom detached house for sale

Southbrook Road, West Ashling, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

Under Offer £1,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory & Games Room
  • Guest Apartment
  • Extensive Garaging
  • In all about 8573 square feet
  • Gardens & Pasture of about 2.5 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Southbrook is an individual and substantial country house, designed by well-known local architects and constructed in 1994 to a high specification and finish.

The spacious and well proportioned accommodation is arranged over three floors which are also accessed by a lift which rises from the large reception hall. Five reception rooms open from the hall creating a fine entertaining space and beyond the drawing room is the west facing conservatory which incorporates part of the Koi Carp pool. In both the hall and the drawing room are impressive carved marble fireplaces. Throughout the standard of finishes is exceptional including moulded architraves; polished wood flooring and doors; and built in wardrobes in the principal bedroom suite.

On the first floor are the 4 main bedrooms including the spacious principal suite, guest suite and a family bathroom. There is also a laundry room at this level. A staircase and lift rises to the second floor which is currently arranged as 2 large rooms, purpose built photographic dark room and a cloakroom but could easily be adapted to provide additional bedrooms, home cinema or games/hobby rooms.

Additional features include gas fired underfloor heating to the principal accommodation, air conditioning to some rooms, extensive use of fitted electric security shutters and a CCTV surveillance system.

Adjoining the house and accessed through the second kitchen, which features an Aga, is the extensive garage complex comprising two interconnecting and climate controlled garages for 6 cars, each with electric roller doors and one with an inspection pit and storage. A covered walkway leads to a temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar and also access to the first floor guest/staff apartment, set below the clock tower and which comprises a reception room with an adjoining kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.

Situation

Southbrook is situated in a beautiful rural location about 4 miles to the west of the heart of the historic City of Chichester which provides a wide variety of cultural, leisure and shopping facilities. These include the renowned Festival Theatre, Historic Cathedral, Summer Arts Festival, Pallant House Gallery and museums as well as a wide variety of bars and restaurants.
To the south of Chichester there are the charming waterside villages of Bosham and Itchenor together with Sidlesham which borders the Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve. The Solent and many nearby sailing clubs and marinas provide exceptional facilities for boating and sailing enthusiast of all abilities. West Wittering and the National Trust Reserve of East Head offer spectacular scenery, sweeping beaches and a broad choice of recreational and water related sporting facilities.
To the north of Chichester is the South Downs National Park which provides miles of beautiful walks and rides. At Goodwood there is the famous race course, golf courses and airfield and which is also home to the annual Festival of Speed and The Revival.
From Chichester there is a main line rail service to London Victoria (from 90 minutes) and from Havant there are main line services to London Waterloo (from 80 minutes). The A27 provides access to Brighton to the east and Southampton to the west.

Outside

The property is approached from the lane over a broad driveway which passes through impressive security controlled electric gates and opens to a large forecourt adjacent to the front entrance and garaging.

Formal gardens surround the house with stone terraces, sweeping lawns, well stocked shrub and herbaceous borders, purpose built filtered and heated Koi Carp pond, herb garden and greenhouse.

To the north of the formal gardens and separated by the ha-ha and an electric field gate is an area of pasture.

In all the gardens and grounds extend to about 2.5 acres.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 August 2017

Nearest stations

  • Bosham (1.1 mi)
  • Nutbourne (1.8 mi)
  • Fishbourne (2.0 mi)
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Hamptons International Sales, Chichester

35 North Street Chichester PO19 1LZ

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Nearest stations

  • Bosham (1.1 mi)
  • Nutbourne (1.8 mi)
  • Fishbourne (2.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hamptons International Sales, Chichester

35 North Street Chichester PO19 1LZ

01202 066062 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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