11 bedroom detached house
Sidlesham Common, Chichester, West Sussex PO20
- Lockgate Cottage:
- Reception hall
- Sitting room
- Kitchen/Breakfast room
- Dining room
- Garden room
- Four bedrooms
- Two bathrooms
This attractive property offers extensive guest accommodation with good income potential and a large unconverted barn.
The collection of period buildings, currently arranged as a family home and successful bed and breakfast business, comprise a large detached Victorian cottage, a converted dairy barn (with two self-contained holiday units) and unconverted barn unit. The property offers the opportunity for a varierty of uses, including the formation of a boutique hotel, or on-going use as a private home with ancillary accommodation as a source of additional income. Planning consent granted (Ref: 18/00122/ful) Expansion of bed and
The main house features well-proportioned
accommodation with many period features. There are three reception rooms, including a south facing triple aspect sitting room, dining room and garden room. The ground floor is completed by a study, utility/laundry room and cloakroom. Upstairs, accessed via two flights of stairs, are four double bedrooms and two family bathrooms. The former dairy has been converted to provide two self-contained units away from the main house and is accessed via an attractive courtyard. Wren Barn provides a double height kitchen/reception room, two ground floor bedrooms (one en-suite), a third mezzanine bedroom/loft room and shower
room. The Dairy provides a double height open plan kitchen/reception room, a double bedroom with ensuite and a further mezzanine bedroom and bathroom. Accessed via an independent entrance hall are an additional two double bedrooms, both en-suite. There is an unconverted barn currently used for storage and garaging which could be converted to provide a variety of uses, subject to the necessary consents.
The hamlet of Sidlesham Common is 4 miles south of the cathedral city of Chichester. The village has a primary school and popular restaurant and offers easy access to Chichester harbour and beaches. Local shops are at Birdham and Hunston village as well as at East Wittering and the coastal town of Selsey.
Chichester offers a range of cultural, leisure and
shopping facilities including the Festival Theatre,
galleries, museums and restaurants. Sailing may be enjoyed at centres around Chichester Harbour and water sports at beach locations. Golf and horseriding are available at Hunston while Goodwood offers horseracing, the annual Festival of Speed and Revival meetings for car enthusiasts. Chichester mainline railway station provides direct services to London (Victoria) and Gatwick, whilst Havant to the west has a faster direct service to London (Waterloo).
Set within approx two-thirds of an acre, the property benefits from open views over adjoining farmland, and a secluded area of garden to Lockgate Cottage. The additional grounds have been laid to lawn with borders containing mature shrubs and a patio area.