Down Street, West Ashling, PO18

3 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 2 Rec

Guide Price £475,000 (Freehold)


Simon Smith


Key features

  • Pretty Attached Cottage
  • Conservation Area
  • No Forward Chain
  • Desirable Location
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen & Cellar
  • Three Bedrooms
  • South Facing Garden
  • Potential Parking Space

Full description

Laurel Cottage is a charming attached cottage set in the heart of this desirable village. The property is not listed but it falls within a conservation area and West Ashling forms part of the South Downs National Park.

Offered for sale with no forward chain, the house offers period charm with exposed beams, an open fireplace and exposed brick and wood flooring in the reception rooms. The ground floor has two good size reception rooms with a fireplace in both, although only the fireplace in the sitting room is working. In addition there is a galley kitchen / breakfast room with a bay window and window seat. A cellar (believed to be a former saw pit) stretches the full length of the kitchen with a hatch and ladder providing access. The first floor has two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom.

The south facing garden is to the front of the property and is private and enclosed. It includes a gravel path and seating area, a shed and well stocked flower beds. The previous owners had a parking space at the front which could be reinstated, subject to any planning permissions required.



West Ashling is located with The South Downs National Park with an excellent public house/restaurant and mill pond. The area is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, with beautiful walks and cycle tracks over the South Downs and around the harbour. The cathedral city of Chichester offers excellent high street shopping, many fashionable restaurants, cafes and bars, Festival Theatre and a mainline station to London Victoria. Goodwood is famous for its many event days including the world renowned Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival for motor racing enthusiasts and a season of horse racing including the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

Delightful attached period cottage in a desirable location


Sitting Room 17'1 (5.21m) x 16'2 (4.93m)


Dining Room 15'8 (4.78m) x 10'6 (3.2m)

Kitchen 22'1 (6.73m) x 6'1 (1.85m)

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 11'8 (3.56m) x 10'6 (3.2m)

Bedroom 2 10'7 (3.23m) x 7'10 (2.39m)

Bedroom 3 10'6 (3.2m) x 7' (2.13m)



Potential Parking Space


Why live in Chichester?

We consider ourselves very lucky to be working in a city that blends so many different architectural styles, from elegant Georgian buildings to contemporary new apartments and waterside properties that overlook the harbour.

In 2013, The Sunday Times listed Chichester as one of the top places to live in the UK with ‘something for everyone’ – and they weren’t wrong. Chichester is a cathedral city, a county town and home to some of the oldest churches and buildings in the country. There are many well-regarded public and state schools in the local area with further and higher education options available from Chichester College, West Dean College and the University of Chichester. Our great schools have always made Chichester very appealing for those looking for the perfect place to raise a family.

Our city centre is a shopper’s paradise and there are great places to eat and drink, from elegant restaurants to cosy cafés and pubs, all set along the city’s four main streets. Chichester Cathedral on West Street dominates the skyline and, on summer afternoons, its grounds are filled with local people enjoying picnics. In the evenings, the Cathedral plays a central part in the city’s nightlife by hosting classical music events.

Chichester has a number of public parks, the Chichester Tennis and Racquets Fitness Club and Westgate Leisure Centre, where you’ll find a large swimming pool and skate park and, if sailing is your thing, Chichester Harbour is a haven for you. There really is so much to do here you’ll be spoilt for choice; spend the day on one of the many local beaches, stretch your legs on the stunning South Downs or catch a show at the Festival Theatre before it moves to a permanent home in London’s West End.

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

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