4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleEartham, Chichester, West Sussex
- South Downs National Park location
- Stunning Views
- 4 Bedrooms including Principal & Guest Suites
- 2 En-Suite Shower Rooms Bathroom
- Sitting Room
- Spacious Kitchen/Dining/Family Room
- Green Oak Framed Studio Annexe with Cloakroom
- Stable Building with 3 Looseboxes
- Well Established Gardens & Orchard
A skilful conversion of former farm buildings creating an imaginative & unique attached family home in the un-spoilt surroundings of the South Downs National Park, with stunning views over neighbouring countryside & woodland.
Parlour Cottage is ideally situated in this pretty West Sussex village surrounded by the rich countryside of the South Downs National Park, within convenient travelling distance of both Chichester and Arundel, a good range of local schools and the sailing facilities of the south coast. The property has undergone a significant refurbishment which has created a modern and stylish family home whilst at the same time enhancing features of the building's original character. There is a well-proportioned sitting room of some 26' in length whilst the heart of the house is a fabulous kitchen/dining/family room of some 37'. Here, an impressive feature has been created using full height glazed green oak frames with concertina doors opening south onto the terrace and gardens. These full height windows really bring the full appreciation of the surrounding countryside and gardens into the living area of the house and have panoramic views over the neighbouring farmland and woods. The kitchen, fitted and made by a local joinery company, has an excellent range of handmade painted units and contrasting oak drawer sets with decorative mouldings. A range of fully integrated Neff appliances include dishwasher, fan assisted oven/grill with steam oven above, and induction hob. Four bedrooms include both principal and guest suites. The principal bedroom also has full height glazed green oak frames, making the most of the countryside views. The guest suite is situated on a separate landing with its own staircase, making it ideal for guests, older children or extended family members if required.
A short area of shared driveway with the neighbouring stable conversion leads to a generous courtyard with ample parking. From here, a gateway leads to further parking behind the property which also leads to the garden studio annexe. Built in an attractive green oak frame, this has a spacious studio room of some 24' in length with exposed oak beams, oak floor and two sets of glazed double doors opening onto the gardens. This makes an ideal space where there is also a cloakroom with space for a shower if a self-contained annexe was required, subject to the necessary consents. The gardens, with their far reaching views over neighbouring countryside, are a particular asset. A wide stone terrace runs the width of the building, approached by way of doors from the sitting room, family room and principal bedroom. Borders and beds have been stocked with an attractive variety of spring bulbs, traditional perennials and young trees, designed to provide colour and interest all the year round. Laid principally to lawn, the garden slopes gently to the east with a further sitting area looking out over the neighbouring countryside. There is also a partially walled orchard planted with fruit trees including pear, plum and apple, ideal for chickens or providing an area for pets.
The pretty village of Eartham lies some 7 miles to the east of Chichester, surrounded by the rich and varied countryside of the South Downs National Park. Eartham has a village pub, parish church and is the home of Great Ballard School. Locally, further shops are available to the south at Barnham which also has a mainline station, as does Arundel to the east, providing a regular service to London Victoria. Nearby Goodwood provides a whole range of facilities including its country club, hotel and newly opened restaurant serving produce from their organic Estate farm. Goodwood is also internationally famous for its horse-racing as well as the annual Festival of Speed and the September Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit.
The elegant cathedral city of Chichester lies 7 miles to the west and provides a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, cafes and restaurants located in its partly pedestrianised centre.
7.92m x 4.27m
A well-proportioned triple aspect room with views over the garden to open farmland and woods beyond. Oak floor, underfloor heating, open fireplace with bressumer beam housing woodburner and stone hearth. Two sets of double glazed doors opening onto the terrace and garden. TV point, telephone points, door to Bedroom Wing.
11.28m x 4.83m
An excellent range of handmade painted cupboards, hard wood worksurfaces with tiled surrounds, contrasting oak drawers with burred oak insets and decorative mouldings. 1 1/2 bowl porcelain sink and drainer with mixer tap, fully integrated dishwasher, fan assisted oven/grill with steam oven above, 4-plate induction hob, plumbing and space for American-style fridge/freezer. Continuation into Family Room. Tiled floor, full height sealed unit double glazed green oak framed windows with concertina doors opening onto the terrace and gardens. Panoramic views over neighbouring countryside. Television and telephone points, underfloor heating.
brick plinth with an oak frame with oak lattice insets, bench seats and stone floor.
Tiled floor, underfloor heating, exposed brick and flintwork. Fitted cupboard concealing manifold for underfloor heating. Large skylight.
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating and underfloor heating. Private drainage.
Chichester District Council, East Pallant House, Chichester. Tel. No. 01243 785166 Council Tax Band: F
Tiled floor, stable door to garden. 1 1/2 bowl porcelain sink with hardwood worksurface, cupboard beneath, recess and plumbing for washing machine. Wall-mounted cupboard, stairs to First Floor, large oak cupboard concealing Grant oil-fired boiler. Unvented hot water cylinder, pumps, pressure vessels and programmer.
2.54m x 2.51m
Tiled floor, television and telephone points.
Ground Floor Bedroom Wing
with oak floor.
Principal Bedroom Suite
with oak floor.
4.88m x 4.62m
Full height sealed unit double glazed green oak framed windows affording spectacular views over the neighbouring countryside. Double doors opening onto the terrace and garden. Exposed oak beams, television and telephone points, underfloor heating.
4.27m x 2.64m
Radiator, television point.
4.27m x 2.03m
Radiator, television point.
Close coupled WC with dual flush concealed cistern, vanity surface with wall mounted mirror, recessed cupboard. Wall-mounted wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower mixer unit, fully tiled walls and floor. Dual fuel radiator/heated towel rail, shaver point.
Laminate floor, radiator, recessed wardrobe, eaves storage, TV point.
Shower Room En-Suite
White suite comprising close coupled WC with concealed cistern, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, shower cabinet with mixer unit, tiled surrounds, tiled floor, towel rail, access to eaves storage space and loft space.
Green Oak Framed Garden Studio/Annexe
7.32m x 5.49m
An impressive room with exposed oak beams and frame, oak laminate floor, telephone points, 2 uplighters. Two sets of glazed double doors opening onto the garden. Large partially boarded loft storage.
Close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, Redring electric water heater, stone floor.
In the north eastern corner, there is an area of partially walled garden and small orchard with a selection of fruit trees including pear, plum and apple. This area is well enclosed to create a secure area ideal for chickens or pets. To the south of the terrace, a pathway leads to a wooden stable building with hardstanding and three looseboxes, measuring 45' x 11' (13.6 m x 3.3m).
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