Drift Lane, Selsey, PO20

2 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 2 Rec

Guide Price £395,000 (Freehold)


Kevin Daymond


Key features

  • Detached Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Living Room & Dining Room
  • Galley Style Kitchen
  • Utility/Boot Room & Cloakroom
  • Detached Garage (larger than average) With Workshop to Rear
  • Gated Driveway & Car Port
  • Private Road In Semi Rural Position
  • Mains Services & Gas Central Heating
  • Bedrooms With Built In Wardrobes

Full description

Believed to date back to 1670 and once a former live stock and hay barn is 'Crablands Cottage'. The property is a detached Grade II listed cottage located down a private road to the west of the village enjoying an almost semi rural position with private and secluded gardens.

A thatched lynch gate and pathway leads to the rear of the property and patio seating area whilst a further pedestrian gate and stone pathway lead to the main entrance with a covered porch and solid wood door. Once inside, the ground floor accommodation comprises of a living room, dining room both with feature brick built fireplaces, galley style kitchen and utility/boot room and cloakroom.

On the 1st floor the galleried landing is of ample size to accommodate a sofa bed whilst doors lead to the 2 double bedrooms and bathroom with both bedrooms having built in wardrobes and storage cupboards.


Beautiful detached Grade II listed cottage with private gardens, garage and gated parking.

Covered porch with solid wooden front door to:-

Living Room 17'9 (5.41m) x 13'8 (4.17m)

Feature brick built fireplace (not working) with copper hood over, built in cupboards wither side of the chimney breast.

Dining Room 13'8 (4.17m) x 10'1 (3.07m)

Feature brick built fireplace (not working) with copper hood over, built in cupboards.

Galley Style Kitchen 12'9 (3.89m) x 4'1 (1.24m)

Utility/Boot Room 16'6 (5.03m) x 4'3 (1.3m)


Stairs from the living room lead to the 1st floor galleried landing with space for a sofa bed.

Bedroom One 13'9 (4.19m) x 12'3 (3.73m) max, 9'03 to wardrobes

Built in double wardrobes and storage cupboards.

Bedroom Two 12'2 (3.71m) x 10'3 (3.12m) to wardrobes

Built in double wardrobes and storage cupboards.



Double wooden gates open to provide secure parking with additional parking available under the car port

Detached Garage 18'11 (5.77m) x 11'3 (3.43m)

Up and over door, light, power and water. Personal door to:-

Workshop 11'4 (3.45m) x 7'8 (2.34m)

Brick built and located to the rear of the garage, light, power and wash hand basin with wall mounted water heater, personal door to the carport.

Additional Description

The property benefits from all mains services with gas central heating and externally there is a larger than average detached garage with workshop on the rear both with light, power and water and to the side a covered carport area for parking.

In addition, the gated driveway provides secure parking or storage of a caravan/boat/trailer making this not only the ideal full time residence but also a holiday home.

With many original features retained within the property, an inspection is considered essential to fully appreciate the charm and character on offer.


Mainly laid to lawn over 2 levels and separated by a stone wall, flower, shrub and mature borders create an excellent degree of privacy from all sides. Situated to the side of the property is a patio seating area with pathways leading round the property and a further secluded seating area to the rear, several sheds and a wooden workshop with light and power lies to the northern side of the property, outside taps and power points.

Why live in Selsey?

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.

You’ll find a great selection of shops, pubs and restaurants right here on the High Street along with a strong sense of community, especially at Christmas when the Selsey Lights are a sight to behold. We have two local primary schools, Medmerry Primary and the Seal Primary Academy, and The Academy Selsey senior school in the town with more options in Chichester, including Chichester High School.

Selsey has a long-standing love of sport and is proud home to both Selsey Cricket Club and the Selsey Football and Social Club, as well as a bowls and tennis club, but you’ll find even more sporting activity by the water. If you like scuba diving or snorkelling we have some of the best water for diving in the UK, with more than 100 wrecks to explore just off the coast. If you’re keen to learn, the Mulberry Divers Centre on East Beach offers tuition to everyone from complete beginners to advanced divers. There’s swimming, sailing and windsurfing around the Selsey Bill headland or bike rides along the coastal cycle path or to the stunning beaches at Bracklesham Bay, East Wittering or West Wittering where you can feel the sand under your feet.

While Selsey offers the best of seaside living, it’s just less than 10 miles from the cultural heartland of Chichester and everything that the famous cathedral city has to offer, from the plentiful shops to the Festival Theatre. So you see, Selsey really does have it all.

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

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