Property for sale St. Pauls Road, Chichester
Guide Price £785,000
A fine example of a historic brick and flint cottage circa 1820, offering spacious and modern accommodation combined with style and character situated close to the city centre.
The light and spacious accommodation is arranged over three floors. As you enter there is a grand entrance hall leading to a dual aspect dining room, complete with American style shutters. Opposite lies a spacious and charming dual aspect sitting room, also complete with shutters and benefiting from an original open fire. Moving through the property there is a useful cloakroom and a recently modernised and very spacious kitchen/breakfast room, which benefits from fitted appliances, plenty of fitted cupboards and a modern range stye cooker. This room is perfect for entertaining, due to its size and also has access out into the courtyard garden.
On the lower ground floor the cellar has been converted to a high standard and now offers an office/fifth bedroom, complete with walk in wardrobe and under floor heating. There is also a cinema/family room with under floor heating and a built in 60' Panasonic television screen with surround sound system and ipod facilities. A useful utility room and large under stair storage space complete the lower ground floor.
On the first floor lies a well-proportioned master bedroom, complete with American style shutters and benefiting from a modern and most spacious en-suite. The second bedroom has a dual aspect and is a good sized double with ample built storage, American style shutters and a feature fire place. There are two further bedrooms, both with American style shutters and one benefiting from the presence of a charming feature fire place. A modern and deceptively spacious shower room, with a characterful port hole window completes the first floor accommodation.
To the front of the property there is a lawned area divided by a paved path and bordered by mature flower beds all enclosed by an attractive low level Sussex flint wall with an iron gate for access. There is also a delightful courtyard style garden, ideal for out door entertaining and complete with raised flower beds. Located off this space is a large detached garage with vehicle access out onto St. Pauls Road via wooden double doors, behind the garage is a further courtyard.
The property is located on a desirable road just to the north of Chichester's city centre and is within an easy walk of all the city has to offer. Historic Chichester is home to some of the country's finest sights, landscapes and leisure pursuits. The internationally known Festival Theatre (within a 3-5 minute walk), Priory Park with its' historic cricket ground and Pallant House Gallery are just a few examples of the nearby facilities. There are excellent schools in the area. In the private sector are Prebendal, Oakwood, Great Ballard, Lavant House, Westbourne House School, Portsmouth Grammar and Bedales. Secondary schools in the public sector in Chichester are Bishop Luffa Church of England and the Girls and Boys High Schools. Chichester is unique in having both a College of Further Education and a University. There are also good yachting facilities at Chichester Marina, Birdham Pool and at Itchenor, home to the Chichester Harbour Conservancy and the Itchenor Sailing Club. The Salterns Way footpath and cycle route is a 12 mile path running from Chichester via Fishbourne to Birdham, Itchenor and on to the lovely sandy Blue Flag beach at West Wittering. At Chichester it connects with the Centurion Way to provide access to the South Downs National Park.