Property for sale Itchenor, Near Chichester
Guide Price £1,750,000
A particularly spacious and beautifully presented detached family Home (3,400 sq.ft), set in four acres of stunning park-like garden grounds, in an exclusive location enjoying a delightfully secluded position in this much favoured sailing Village.
A particularly spacious and beautifully presented detached family Home, set in four acres of stunning park-like gardens and grounds, in an exclusive location enjoying a delightfully secluded position in this much favoured sailing Village. The House backs onto open farmland with public footpaths on the perimeter leading to Spinney Lane and the Harbour area itself. The property therefore enjoys distant views of the Harbour, as well as distant views of South Downs to the North, from many of the first floor bedrooms.
Greenleas is a large detached property of some 3,400 sq.ft, and set well back within large garden grounds, which provide an excellent degree of privacy, offering particularly well-proportioned and adaptable living accommodation, and overlooking formal gardens from three aspects. The House is approached through a five -bar timber gate with a long sweeping 125 meter drive leading to a circular turn around are in front of the House and integral double garage with a remote controlled up and over door. The driveway to the front is flanked by beautifully kept level lawns of an acre interspersed with mature chestnut trees and bordered by mature laurel hedges which provide a high degree of privacy with a south westerly aspect. The majority of the rooms look out over the surrounding formal gardens, with the reception rooms enjoying southerly aspects, thereby combining a warm comfortable ambience with a light and airy atmosphere throughout. Worthy of mention is the spacious first floor accommodation which can be used as a whole or used as two separate living spaces with an annexe with independent access, a separate external staircase and front door.
There is also a second access point from Itchenor Road to Greenleas via Glebe Lane, an ancient footpath which gives access to Greenleas via right of way at all times and for all purposes. This distinct are of park-like garden grounds which is framed by ancient oak trees also benefits from a planning consent for a replacement pony stable, and a licence for the landing of a helicopter for up to 28 days per annum.
An exceptional and additional benefit of the property is an established planning consent for the replacement of the existing house with a classically styled country house of 7,597 sq.ft in total, offering a Main House, large Guest Lodge and a detached triple Garage. It is rare to find a planning consent of this nature in this unique and exclusive location which enjoys a delightfully secluded position in the much favoured sailing village of Itchenor. Comprehensive information relating to planning consents are available at the request from Tod Anstee Hancock's Chichester Office.
GROUND FLOOR: Reception Hall Cloakroom Sitting Room Dining Room Conservatory Study Kitchen/Breakfast Room Utility Room
FIRST FLOOR: 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
PARKING: Integral Double Garage Space for at least 5 vehicles
GARDENS AND GROUNDS: Sweeping driveway about 125 meters Delightful park-like gardens and grounds In all, set in about 4 acres
Greenleas is located in one of the most popular villages in the region, renowned for its thriving Sailing Club. The property is positioned within easy walking/cycling distance of the club, ideal for summer events such as Junior Fortnight and other regatta's. Moorings may be available via The Chichester Harbour Conservancy. Popular local primary schools include Birdham and West Wittering and established local Prep schools include Westbourne House and the Prebendal School in Chichester.
The mainline station in Chichester provides a regular service to London Victoria in about 1 hour 40 minutes, and Havant station to the west provides a faster service to London Waterloo in about 1 hour 20 minutes.
West Wittering: 1.7 miles Chichester: 6 miles Goodwood: 10 miles Southampton Airport: 37 miles Gatwick Airport: 52 miles London: 75 miles