A picturesque period cottage which enjoys lovely views towards the village church and situated within an elevated position in the heart of this renowned sailing village
Old Farm Cottage is situated in an elevated position close to the village pond and church. This attractive property has scope for further extension, subject to the necessary consents, and benefits from a beautifully maintained garden with attractive views. Arranged over two floors the property provides many period features including flagstone flooring and exposed beams throughout. To the rear is a good sized sitting room with a lovely wood burning stove and a feature bay window overlooking the garden. There is also a double aspect dining room and a large entrance hall. To the side is a kitchen/breakfast room and a utility room behind. A cloakroom and a west-facing conservatory completes the ground floor. Upstairs the main bedroom is a particular feature with a Juliette balcony overlooking the garden and lovely outlook beyond. There are two further bedrooms, a shower room and a bathroom. The cottage is approached via a gravel drive providing plenty of off-street parking, along with access to two single garages. A beautifully maintained garden surrounds the cottage which is mainly laid to lawn, but with many flowering shrubs and plants within the borders.
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 Cathedral City of Chichester lies some 7½ miles to the north and offers a broad range of shopping, cultural and leisure facilities including the renowned Festival Theatre, galleries, museums and restaurants. Aside from sailing, leisure facilities within the area include golf at Hunston, bathing from the beaches off West Wittering and the National Trust owned East Head, horse riding, and walking around the harbour and South Downs. Horseracing may be enjoyed at Goodwood where the annual Festival of Speed, and Revival meetings are also hosted. There are good road connections to London via Petworth, Midhurst and the Hindhead Tunnel on the A3. 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.