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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

High Street, Selsey, PO20

Guide Price £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Restored And Rebuilt Grade II Listed Cottage
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Living Room & Dining Room/Bedroom Four
  • Kitchen Breakfast Room With Integrated Appliances
  • New Thatch, Heating & Re-Wired
  • Inglenook Fireplace & Oak Flooring
  • Parking On Driveway & Garage
  • NO Onward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Having suffered the tragedy of burning almost fully to the ground in 2006 the Grade II 17th Century 'picture postcard' property that is Sessions House has - like a Phoenix rising from the ashes - been painstakingly rebuilt and restored by the present owner to its former glory with the walls reconstructed using historic photographs for reference and salvaged local stone from the site. The external shiplap cladding is locally sourced Elm from Midhurst forest specifically for this renovation, the thatch being locally grown combed wheat straw, fixed using traditional hazel spars (put on in 2015). The entire re-build has – where required – been carried out using many specific materials and techniques such as horsehair mixed lime plaster, lathe and plaster internal walls decorated using lime wash paint, Oak beams and with all the work carried out in conjunction with English Heritage.

This being the left hand cottage and larger of the two, comprises of an entrance hall, allowing access to the living room, with delightful inglenook fireplace, kitchen breakfast room, with integrated appliances and space for an 'American' style fridge/freezer and separate reception room/4th bedroom. Stairs from the living room head up to the 1st floor with family bathroom and three bedrooms.

Stone & brick built wall with wooden gate opening to a paved frontage and wooden front door opening to:-
Entrance Hall

Living Room 20'11 (6.38m) into bay (19'3 min) x 12'0 (3.66m)
Inglenook fireplace
Dining Room/Bedroom Four 17'9 (5.41m) x 12'4 (3.76m)

Kitchen Breakfast Room 15'7 (4.75m) x 10'9 (3.28m)
Integrated appliances include dishwasher, washing machine, double oven, & hob.

Stairs from living room lead to 1st floor
Bedroom One 11'5 (3.48m) x 10'10 (3.3m)

Bedroom Two 10'9 (3.28m) x 8'5 (2.57m)

Bedroom Three 9'3 (2.82m) x 7'10 (2.39m)


Rear Garden 42' (12.8m) x 25' (7.62m)
Westerly facing with 'sunken' patio seating area adjacent to the property with retaining wall and step leading up to the remainder of the garden which is laid to lawn, outside tap and 'gardeners' toilet with w/c and wash hand basin, rear access gate to parking area.
Directly in front of the garage is off road parking for 1 car located next door but one to the property and leading to:-
Up & over door.
Further Description
In addition to the many character features the property also enjoys a new gas central heating system, full re-wire, to stringent current regulations, solid oak flooring, oak doors with wrought iron hinges & ‘Suffolk’ latches and traditional sanitary ware. Externally there is an enclosed 42ft westerly facing garden with allocated parking space behind and additional parking available on a driveway separate from the property leading to a garage. With NO onward chain offered and the chance to own a piece of Selsey history, an inspection is deemed essential to appreciate all that the property has to offer along with the passion and care taken over the restoration.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 April 2016


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