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Fishbourne Road West, Chichester

£650,000

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Situated approximately 1 ½ miles west of Chichester, a Grade ll listed former Coaching Inn. The property in more recent times has been a guest house and latterly, a private dwelling. The property offers enormous scope for further development and modernisation subject to usual planning consent and currently offers some 10 bedrooms including a self-contained annexe and occupies a large garden plot extending to approximately ½ an acre. Willow Cottage is conveniently located approximately 1 ½ miles west of Chichester City centre with a regular bus service to the main shopping precinct. Chichester Harbour is only ¼ mile distant and Fishbourne Creek is an easy walk whilst Bosham village, with its sailing club and access to the harbour, is some 2 miles distant to the west.

Situated approximately 1 ½ miles west of Chichester, a Grade ll listed former Coaching Inn. The property in more recent times has been a guest house and latterly, a private dwelling. The property offers enormous scope for further development and modernisation subject to usual planning consent and currently offers some 10 bedrooms including a self-contained annexe and occupies a large garden plot extending to approximately ½ an acre.

Willow Cottage is conveniently located approximately 1 ½ miles west of Chichester City centre with a regular bus service to the main shopping precinct. Chichester Harbour is only ¼ mile distant and Fishbourne Creek is an easy walk whilst Bosham village, with its sailing club and access to the harbour, is some 2 miles distant to the west.

The property retains much of its original charm with exposed beams and large fireplaces and is arranged as follows:

Covered entrance with ornate cast iron portico. Half glazed door to:


HALL: Radiator. Under stairs store cupboard.



SITTING ROOM: 15' 8" x 12' 8" (4.78m x 3.86m) Open fireplace. Double radiator.

DINING ROOM: 15' 8" x 13' 10" (4.78m x 4.22m) Large Inglenook fireplace with oak lintel. Brick surround. Double radiator. Door to:



KITCHEN: 15' 8" x 7' 8" (4.78m x 2.34m) Range of oak faced base and wall cupboards. Twin bowl stainless steel sink. Hotpoint double oven. 6-ring gas hob. Plumbing for dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer. Larder cupboard. Extractor fan. Door to hall.

LAUNDRY ROOM: 12' 10" x 8' 9" (3.91m x 2.67m) Stoneware Butler sink with cupboards below and shelves over. Radiator. Half glazed side entrance door to:

WEST WING:

ENTRANCE HALL: Gas meter.

BOILER ROOM: Housing Potterton Kingfisher gas boiler for domestic hot water and central heating. Hot water cylinder.



KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM: 12' 3" x 10' 8" (3.73m x 3.25m) Range of fitted base and wall cupboards. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink. Electric cooker with gas hob. Space for fridge/freezer. Ceramic tiled floor. Fitted bookshelves. Door to sitting room and to:

REAR LOBBY: Glazed door to garden.

From the main hallway stairs lead to:

1ST FLOOR LANDING: Radiator.

BEDROOM 1: 15' 10" x 14' (4.83m x 4.27m) Arched bed recess. Wash hand basin. Shower cubicle with Dolphin shower unit and glazed screen. Radiator.

CLOAKROOM ENSUITE: Low level W.C. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 9" x 12' 8" (4.8m x 3.86m) Fireplace (blocked off). Radiator.

SHOWER ROOM ENSUITE: Fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostat control. Low level W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin.



BEDROOM 3: 12' 10" x 8' 9" (3.91m x 2.67m) Wash hand basin. Radiator.

BEDROOM 4: 11' 1" x 7' 7" (3.38m x 2.31m) Wash hand basin. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes.

BATHROOM 1: White suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, mixer tap and shower attachment. Victorian style pedestal wash hand basin. Dimplex fan heater.

SEPARATE WC: High level unit.

From the West Wing a second staircase leads to:

1ST FLOOR LANDING: Door to:

BEDROOM 5: 15' 9" x 8' 1" (4.8m x 2.46m) Built-in double wardrobe. Wash hand basin. Double radiator.



BEDROOM 6: 14' 1" x 8' 9" (4.29m x 2.67m) Built-in double wardrobe. Radiator. Small kitchenette with stoneware sink and fitted shelves.

BATHROOM 2: White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap shower attachment, glazed screen and tiled surround, wash hand basin and low-level WC. Chromium plated towel rail.



Stairs to:

2ND FLOOR LANDING: Three double eaves store cupboards. Secondary staircase to west wing. Door to:

BEDROOM 7: 12' 8" x 10' 8" (3.86m x 3.25m) Pedestal wash hand basin with light and shaver point over. CP towel rail. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe. Glimpses of Chichester Harbour to the south.

BEDROOM 8: 14' 3" x 12' 9" (4.34m x 3.89m) Fitted 4-poster bed. Pedestal wash hand basin with light, mirror and shaver point over. Chromium plated towel rail. Radiator. Glimpses of upper reaches of the harbour.

BEDROOM 9: 14' 3" x 13' 11" (4.34m x 4.24m) Double radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin with light, mirror and shaver point over.

KITCHEN: 12' 1" x 8' (3.68m x 2.44m) Range of oak faced base units. Stainless steel sink. Space for fridge freezer and cooker. Views over Fishbourne Palace.

BATHROOM 3: Panelled bath with separate Triton shower unit over. Tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Bidet. Hatch to large part-boarded loft space.

To the rear of the property is a self-contained annexe with separate entrance to rear hall with quarry tiled floor, telephone point and part-glazed door to main house. Door to:



SITTING/DINING ROOM: 26' 1" x 15' 3" (7.95m x 4.65m) Open fireplace with metal hood and brick surround. Recessed cupboards to either side with shelving over. Convector radiator and part-panelled walls. Panelled door to garden.



INNER HALL: Door to:

BEDROOM: 15' 10" x 10' 5" (4.83m x 3.18m) Baxi convector radiator. Telephone point. Door to:

BEDROOM 2/STUDY: 17' 7" x 10' 7" (5.36m x 3.23m) Half-glazed door to rear garden.

BATHROOM: White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, separate Mira shower control over and tiled surround. Low level WC. Wash hand basin.

SERVICES: All main.

EXTERIOR: To the side of the property, a long gravelled driveway leads to the rear of the garden, with a gravel turning and parking area and to a timber-built carport 17'7 x 9'3, adjacent to which is a timber built garage/workshop 17'2 x 9'9 on concrete bass (in dilapidated condition). To the front of the property is a good sized lawned garden with flowerbeds and shrubs being bounded by hedging and brick and flint walls. The main garden lies to the rear being laid to lawn with mature fruit trees and shrubs. Metal garden store. The whole extends to approximately ½ an acre.

GUIDE PRICE: £650,000 FREEHOLD

DIRECTIONS: Leave Chichester from the south-west roundabout on the A27 taking the 3rd exit onto the A259 signposted Fishbourne and Bosham. Continue for approximately ½ a mile and Willow Cottage will be found on the right-hand side of the road, set back, just before Creek End.

Please Note: Neither the heating system nor the services have been checked by the Agents.


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Features
  • Grade II listed former Coaching Inn
  • Large 10 bedroom house having been more recently a guest house
  • Offers scope for further development and modernisation
  • flexible accommodation
  • Self contained annexe
  • Long gravelled drive with parking
  • Timber built car port
  • Timber garage.work shop - in poor condition
  • Large plot extedning to approx. 1/2 an acre
  • Close to Chichester Harbour and Fishbourne Creek

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