Property for sale The Drive, Bosham, near Chichester
Price on application
Situated within a prime position close to Bosham Quay, Mariners is a stunning contemporary new home of just under 4,000 sq ft, constructed to an exceptional standard with a beautiful landscaped garden
Mariners offers a truly exceptional family home combining contemporary features within a design incorporating flow, natural light and space. Ideal for sailing and water sports enthusiasts, and within a short distance of the village quay, the main house offers flexible and substantial accommodation to the highest specification. The ground floor living space provides open plan living within the expansive kitchen/dining and family room, along with a formal study, ground floor bedroom (en suite), cloakroom, utility/dog room and a stunning double height entrance hall. On the lower floor there is a large cinema/games room, complete with an integrated home entertainment system; and from the other side of the hall there is a gymnasium, a large utility/drying room and a shower room.
Upstairs the main bedroom is a particular feature, with floor to ceiling windows, Juliet balcony overlooking the landscaped garden, a dressing area and stunning en suite bath and shower room. Completing the first floor accommodation there are three further bedrooms (two of which have mezzanine bed/play areas) and a further family bath and shower room.
Features include a Beckerman German engineered kitchen with Compac composit resin work surfaces and integrated Neff appliances, Swedish engineered oak flooring from Kahrs, wall and floor tiles from Porcelanosa, HandsGrohe and Matki bathroom fittings, CAT 5 cabling for media, a surround sound speaker system, ventilation and heat recovery system (MVHR) installed throughout the lower floor, ground source heating and integrated solar PV in the roof.
The beautifully landscaped rear garden compliments the high specification of the main house with areas set aside for al fresco dining and entertaining, decked seating area, expansive family lawn and raised bedding areas. The many flowering shrubs have been symmetrically planted to provide colour throughout the year. To the front of the property the paved drive provides off-street parking.
Mariners is situated within the beautiful harbour side village of Bosham, just a short distance from the historic cathedral city of Chichester. Associated with the sea since Roman times the quay today provides a long established and thriving sailing club and launch access for small craft at most states of the tide. Old Bosham has a fascinating history including the feature of the church within the Bayeux Tapestry. The village also provides a primary school, two popular public houses, restaurant, tea rooms, arts & crafts centre, village store, post office and medical centre.
The historic cathedral of Chichester is about 5 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.
Sports & Country Pursuits
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 and Goodwood. Much of the surrounding countryside is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is ideal for walking and riding over many miles of bridle paths along the coast and in the South Downs. 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.
Distances and Transport
Bosham Quay/Sailing Club: ¼ mile Chichester: 5 miles Goodwood House: 8 miles Southampton Airport: 30 miles Gatwick Airport: 54 miles Central London: 75 miles