Lovely family home in seaside village
Only 500 yards from an uncrowded, safe beach, our house is ideal for families, on a quiet private road. The beach is perfect for sandcastles, boogie boards, surfing and crabbing - hours of fun for the whole family! West Wittering beach is a 3 minute drive away with sand dunes, windsurfing and Kite surfing.
The house is really light ( lots of roof glass ) with large family open plan kitchen seats 8 -10 at dining table, large wood burning fire, Large, private & sunny garden perfect for outdoor dining! Huge deck opening from open plan kitchen - ideal for meals outside and relaxing.
Large private garden. Outdoor fire pit. Hammocks garden. Outdoor bath - relax and bathe under the stars. Round yoga/exercise deck.
3 min. walk to village for great local shops, coffee shops,pubs and cafes.
Short drive to: Roman City of Chichester, Festival Theatre, Goodwood Estate/Racecourse, Fishbourne Roman Palace, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Beautiful South Downs for walking & mountain biking and Chichester Harbour. ( designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ) Historic Portsmouth half hour away.
London, 75 mins by train. Gatwick Airport 1 hour, 10 mins.
House has :
3 double bedrooms ( 1 with king size bed)
1 upstairs bathroom with shower and bath
1 downstairs loo
A very large open plan kitchen/dining/living space - trifold and bifold doors onto two sun decks
A separate large living room with trifold windows and living room with large woodburner.
We have large Smart TV and Netflix/ Amazon Prime.
Broadband & WiFi.
Parking on two driveways for 6 cars.
About the location
East wittering is a seaside village full of great shops and all the local amenities for a busy community. Doctors, dentists, library, banks etc.
For a village it still boasts great local shops including 2 wet fish shops, 2 butchers and 2 free grocers, 2 bakeries. So you never need go to the supermarket although there is a coop and tesco if needed.
The beach is beautiful and incredibly safe. No currents or rips and an ideal type place for children or water sports enthusiasts. We have 2 great surf shops too where you can hire kit.
Our son , Emile, runs the local surf school Natural Surf School.
The local harbour walks are many and varied and Chichester harbour is a must. Bosham is stunning harbour sailing village, Dell Quay has the best waters edge seating for a sunset!
birdlovers will be spoilt with Pagham RSPB Bird Reserve, Medmerry and East Head.
Open water swimmers will love the long safe distances along the coast, plus inland harbour adventures and the famous River Arun swim.
Chichester is a pedestrian town, full of stunning Georgian & Victorian buildings and surrounded by beautiful Roman walls. It is steeped in history with its cathedral and Roman legacies.
We are lucky to have fabulous museums close by. The Weald and Download Museum is a fabulous day out. ( dogs allowed )
Also Fishbourne Roman Palace, Portsmouth Historical Dockyard and ships. Planetarium.
The South Downs National Park is perfect for nature lovers. The mountain biking is fantastic as the area is rammed with bridle paths. The South Downs way is one of the best walking paths in the country. The Downs are also famous for their gorgeous old pubs with wonderful views and fabulous food.
Chichester Festival Theatre runs a summer season festival and we have the wonderful New Park Arts cinema as well as the usual Cineworld, Bowling, Flip Out, Golf, large Leisure Centre with 33m pool and kids swimming area.
Type of swap
- Home Exchange
- Non Simultaneous Exchange
- Open to Offers
- Long Term Exchange
- Weekend Exchange
- Rental Offered
Conditions of exchange
- Non smokers only
- Pets welcome
- Children welcome
- Pet Care Offered
- Garage / Parking
- Washer / Drier
- Car exchange offered
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Scuba diving
- Local restaurants
- Art galleries
- Horse Riding
- Good public transport
- Car not required
Closest airport: London Gatwick or Southampton
Nearest city: Chichester
Property type: House
Location type: Beach/Seaside