Elmer Road, Bognor Regis, PO22

2 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 1 Rec

Guide Price £475,000 Freehold


Richard Longhurst


Key features

  • Grade II Listed Thatched Cottage
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • Shower Wet Room/WC
  • Garage and Driveway
  • Beautiful Garden
  • No Forward Chain
  • Current Holiday Let

Full description

Believed to date from the 1500's, but first documented on John Norden's 1606 map of the Manor of Middleton, is this quaint thatched cottage which is the oldest building in Middleton-on-Sea. The property was fully restored between 2006-2008 using specialist craftsman and traditional methods and as a consequence won a conservation award in 2008, and the current owner has sympathetically maintained it ever since. Inside the cottage is a viewing panel which reveals the original five hundred year old water reed lathes and wattle and daub plaster.

The accommodation includes two bedrooms, a sitting room with a fireplace housing a wood burner, a modern kitchen and a shower wet room/WC. The kitchen has been fitted with handmade units of locally sourced ash and a deep butlers sink.

Outside, a driveway provides off-road parking and leads to a garage, which also serves as a utility room. The garden is a salient feature and is mainly laid to lawn with attractive flower and shrub beds.

Council Tax Band: C



The cottage is situated in the very heart of Middleton-on-Sea village centre which offers a range of facilities including sports/social club, pharmacy, doctors surgery, café and fish and chip shop. Nearby attractions include Bognor Regis golf club, a sailing club and unspoilt beach.

An iconic thatched cottage situated in the heart of the village.


Why live in Middleton-on-Sea?

The development of modern Middleton began after World War I, when Captain H Rowlands S Coldicott purchased great swathes of farmland with a plan to create both a residential estate and a village community.

This led to the development of the private Sea Lane Estate, which is still a sought-after residential area today thanks to its proximity to the sea and local shops. There are also many pretty thatched properties in the area along with small retirement apartments, bungalows and large family homes that enjoy direct access to the sea while, in neighbouring Felpham, we have the glorious private Summerley Estate.

Middleton-on-Sea is within easy reach of Chichester and Bognor Regis and is a perfect setting for family life. We have two local schools, including the Bishop Tufnell Primary School and the Felpham Community College for secondary students, along with a day nursery for pre-school children. We also have a good range of shops for such a small village, including coffee shops, a Post Office, a family butcher, a general store, newsagent, fish and chip shops, gift shops, a florist and some friendly pubs.

At low tide, Middleton-on-Sea’s sandy beach stretches from Littlehampton to Bognor Regis and is a favourite for local dog walkers and those who enjoy the fresh air and tranquillity of the sea.  Elmer Sands, a mile east of Middleton, is a particular beauty spot, enhanced by the interesting rock islands that were built as a sea defence two decades ago and which have left rock pools and safe areas for swimming and beginner water sports. Over in Felpham you’ll find beachfront cafés, the Arun Leisure Centre, which has a swimming pool and a well equipped gym, and public tennis courts next to the Promenade.

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

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