Bookers Lane, Earnley, PO20

4 Bed │ 3 Bath │ 3 Rec

Guide Price £1,250,000

East Wittering

Daniel Forsythe

Branch manager

Key features

  • Detached, Purpose-Built Sun Room
  • Character features
  • Double garage, workshop & Stables
  • Potential to extend STPP
  • Grounds in excess of 7 Acres
  • Beautifully landscaped garden

Full description

Presenting Bookers Cottage, a delightful character cottage situated amidst sprawling grounds spanning over 7 acres. Though not officially listed, historical evidence suggests its origins date back to the 15th century when it served as a tithe cottage for Cakeham Manor. Over time, the property has seen various additions, creating a surprisingly spacious dwelling with room for modern upgrades (EPC - D).The accommodation primarily occupies a single floor, offering four ground floor double bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms and dressing rooms. A spacious sitting room, a dining hall with a feature fireplace and flagstone flooring, a kitchen, and a shower room complete the interior. Additionally, Booker Cottage offers and self-contain annex with a fitted kitchen, bathroom and on the first floor offer versatile space to suit different needs.Outside, the vast grounds are divided into formal lawns, a beautifully presented garden, vegetable patch, and a greenhouse, along with fields which could accommodate livestock. The property also boasts a detached purpose-built west facing sunroom, perfect for summer evening and entertaining. Bookers Cottage is also equipped with a yard housing two double garages, a brick-built tool shed, and two small stables. The land extends westward, with the far boundary reaching towards Bracklesham Lane.A delightful character cottage with over 7 acres of gardens, paddocks and fields, currently used as a small-holding but easily adaptable for equestrian use if required. The cottage comprises 2,465 sq ft of accommodation, including 4 double bedrooms, 2 receptions, study and games room. EPC - D.


Situated within the parish of Earnley, a rural hamlet some 5 minutes from the beach and village centre of East Wittering. The coastal Village of East Wittering is located some 7 miles to the south west of the Cathedral city of Chichester. The beach enjoys views over the English Channel to the Isle of Wight and is popular with windsurfers. The village offers a range of local facilities including: Infants and junior school, doctors surgery, chemist, dentist, library, two mini supermarkets, post office, local butchers, bakers and greengrocers to name but a few. There is also a regular bus service to Chichester which offers a fully comprehensive range of shops and leisure facilities, cinemas, trendy restaurants, the Festival Theatre, and a main line train station to London Victoria. The world famous Goodwood race course and motor circuit are some 3 miles beyond Chichester. Sailing can be enjoyed at both the Chichester marina and Itchenor sailing clubs.

Why live in the Witterings?

People flock to East Wittering during the holiday season thanks to our world-famous beaches that are so beautiful and a way of life that’s relaxed and warm.

It’s little wonder we experienced significant building development during the 1960s and ‘80s when our rich mix of character house styles in the Witterings made it hard for people to leave. Many of the properties in the area enjoy wonderful views across the English Channel and the sound of distant waves provides a soothing backing track to everyday life here.

There’s no shortage of things to do in the area, especially if you enjoy spending time on the beach, playing water sports and experiencing the countryside and wildlife.  Both East and West Wittering are well known for sailing and surfing and there are local sailing clubs at West Wittering, Itchenor and Dell Quay and mooring facilities at Chichester Marina. West Wittering beach is postcard-perfect with its vast expanses of fine golden sand while East Wittering is more typically English with a shingle shelf that’s exposed when the tide goes out leaving behind stunning areas of wet sand where you can make sandcastles to your heart’s content. The nearby Bracklesham Bay is especially popular with surfers, divers, windsurfers and paddle boarders as well as being a treasure trove for fossil hunters.

We have everything here you need to enjoy this idyllic lifestyle here. In the village you’ll find a good selection of shops, including mini supermarkets, greengrocers, butchers, banks, bakers and a fishmonger and everything is close by in Chichester and Portsmouth.  We have two local schools for children up to 11 years of age at East Wittering Community Primary School and West Wittering Parochial C of E School and a choice of secondary schools and further education options in Chichester.

If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in East Wittering, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.

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