This Grade II 17th Century 'picture postcard' property that is Sessions House has been painstakingly rebuilt and restored by the present owner to its former glory. With the walls reconstructed using historic photographs for reference and salvaged local stone from the site. The external shiplap cladding is locally sourced Elm from Midhurst forest specifically for this renovation, the thatch being locally grown combed wheat straw fixed using traditional hazel spars (put on in 2015). The re-build has been carried out using many specific materials and techniques such as horsehair mixed lime plaster, lathe and plaster internal walls decorated using lime wash paint and Oak beams, with all the work carried out in conjunction with English Heritage.
This being the right hand cottage and smaller of the 2, it comprises of an entrance/dining hall giving access to the living room and kitchen with integrated appliances, along with access to the rear garden and stairs to the 1st floor. Heading up to the 1st floor both bedrooms and family bathroom can be found along with a galleried landing area that could be used as study/office space.
Stone and brick built wall with wooden gate opening to a paved frontage and 'Prison' door from Newgate prison opening to:-
Entrance/Dining Hallway 19'4 (5.89m) x 8'0 (2.44m)
Sitting Room 13'4 (4.06m) into bay (11'3 min) x 12'8 (3.86m)
Kitchen 12'7 (3.84m) x 9'8 (2.95m)
Integrated appliances to include dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, oven and hob.
Stairs from the entrance hall leading to 1st floor.
Bedroom One 12'0 (3.66m) x 9'1 (2.77m)
Bedroom Two 14'6 (4.42m) x 8'9 (2.67m) max, 6'00 min)
Built in cupboard.
Behind the garden of the property there is an allocated parking space.
Westerly facing with 'sunken' patio seating area adjacent to the property with retaining wall and step leading up to the remainder of the garden which is laid to lawn, side access gate and rear access gate to parking area.
In addition to the many character features, the property also enjoys a new gas central heating system, fully re-wired to stringent current regulations, solid oak flooring, oak doors with wrought iron hinges and Suffolk latches and traditional sanitary ware. Externally there is an enclosed 42ft westerly facing garden with allocated parking space behind. With NO onward chain offered and the chance to own a piece of Selsey history, an inspection is deemed essential to appreciate all that the property has to offer along with the passion and care taken over the restoration.
It may be classed as a town, but Selsey is still a seaside village at heart and, whether you’re looking for a dream home by the beach, a place to indulge your passion for watersports or a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of life, Selsey has it all.The old town in the south east quarter is known for its charming historic properties, including 17th century thatched houses while you’ll find many large and secluded homes offering stunning views of the water by the seafront. The north of Selsey has many 1970s style properties with more substantial, semi-rural homes set around them.