Property for sale Cherry Lane, Birdham
Guide Price £550,000
Situated towards the end of a private road in the sailing village of Birdham, this 3/4 bedroom detached house offers light and flexible family accommodation and has a south facing garden.
Herons is believed to have been constructed in the 1950's and sits on a good sized south facing plot with great potential to extend to the side and rear (subject to planning). Being located centrally within this popular village allows ease of access to a number of local amenities which include Birdham Pool, the local primary school and the village store and the blue flag beach at West Wittering lies just a short drive to the south.
As you enter on the ground floor there is a light and spacious entrance hall leading to a good size, south facing sitting/dining room complete with feature fire and benefiting from a triple aspect. Further ground floor accommodation includes a fitted kitchen, useful cloakroom and a bedroom/study. The latter is an extremely flexible space and could easily be used as a play room or snug. On the first floor off a central and sunlit landing there are three further bedrooms (master with en-suite) and a family bathroom. Outside to the rear lies a south facing garden which is mainly laid to lawn with pretty shrubs and borders planted throughout. The rear garden also features a wood panelled shed used for storage and a greenhouse. To the front there is garage and ample parking for several vehicles in the form of an in and out gravelled drive.
The property is located within the highly regarded sailing village of Birdham, renowned for its popular and picturesque marina (one of the oldest within the country). The village provides a beautiful church, village hall, convenience store/post office and primary school (located within walking distance). Much of the surrounding countryside is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and provides stunning walks beside the harbour. Nearby, the Salterns Way cycle path links West Wittering to Chichester via Itchenor and Chichester Marina. The Cathedral City of Chichester lies some 5 miles to the north and offers a broad range of shopping, cultural and leisure facilities including the renowned Festival Theatre, galleries, museums and restaurants. A bus service from Birdham runs regularly to the city. Aside from sailing, leisure facilities within the area include golf at Goodwood and Hunston, bathing from the beaches of West Wittering and East Head, the last of which is owned and managed by the National Trust and is a popular yacht anchorage. Horse racing may be enjoyed at Fontwell and Goodwood where the annual Festival of Speed, and Revival meetings are also hosted. The mainline station in Chichester provides a regular service to London Victoria in about 1 hour 40 minutes (via Gatwick Airport), and Havant station to the west provides a faster service to London Waterloo in about 1 hour 20 minutes