Property for sale Itchenor Road, Itchenor
Guide Price £1,195,000
A beautifully presented and spacious village house (3,764 sq ft) set back from the road in stunning gardens located in the heart of the well known sailing village of Itchenor
Approached on a drive and set back from the Itchenor Road, Stoptide House combines spacious and well-balanced living accommodation with beautiful gardens to the rear. Superbly presented throughout, the ground floor provides two principal south-facing reception rooms, a further family room, study and a ground floor double bedroom (en suite). A particular feature is the 22' reception hall. Further ground floor accommodation includes a smart kitchen/breakfast room (with plenty of storage space), utility room, cloakroom, integral double garage, steam/sauna room and a store room. Upstairs provides a large master bedroom with en-suite bathroom as well as three further bedrooms (one of which has a further en-suite shower room) and a family bathroom.
Outside to the front there is a large tarmac driveway along with ample off-street parking and boat/trailer storage. To the rear of the property there is a generously sized garden with an assortment of areas laid to lawn, patio, flowering shrubs, a wonderful vegetable plot and a summer house.
The property is situated in the heart of Itchenor within walking distance of all the village amenities. This highly regarded and sought after harbour side village has a thriving sailing club and a multitude of moorings for boats and yachts, subject to availability. Also, is a beautiful church, village hall and, close to the harbour, the popular Ship Inn public house. Much of the surrounding countryside is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Chichester Harbour Conservancy ensures that the character of the area is preserved.
The historic cathedral of Chichester is about 6 miles to the East, with a lively hub of shopping amenities and commerce. There is a comprehensive range of social and recreational facilities including a multi-screen cinema, sports centres with swimming pools and a fine selection of restaurants, public houses, wine bars and bistros. In addition, there is the recently extended award-winning Pallant House Gallery and internationally acclaimed Festival Theatre. One of the most exciting and colourful annual events of the year are the Festivities centred on the Cathedral and its spectacular cloisters.
Aside from sailing, sporting activities in the area include; regular horse racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park near Midhurst, the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival events for motoring enthusiasts and Golf at nearby Rowlands Castle, Hayling Island and Goodwood. Further places of interest in the local area are: The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, West Dean College and Gardens, Fishbourne Roman Palace, Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, and the historic houses of Goodwood and Petworth. Contemporary Cass sculpture is permanently exhibited in the forested grounds of the Goodwood estate.
Itchenor Sailing Club: 0.8 miles West Wittering: 2 miles Chichester: 6 miles Southampton Airport: 37 miles Gatwick Airport: 53 miles Central London: 74 miles