Level Mare Lane, Eastergate, PO20

8 Bed │ 3 Bath │ 6 Rec

Guide Price £1,250,000


Richard Longhurst


Key features

  • Two 3 bedroom cottages
  • One 2 bedroom cottage
  • Triple car barn with development potential (SSTP)
  • Small wooded area
  • Large paddock
  • Brick outbuilding
  • Private drive and parking
  • No onward chain

Full description

A rare development opportunity to acquire a terrace of three cottages requiring modernisation in a semi-rural woodland setting about five miles east of Chichester.

The site is set in approximately 2.81 acres and is accessed via a private lane from Level Mare Lane. The development includes a small woodland area and a paddock, as seen on the illustrated map. There is a triple car barn with potential to convert, subject to planning permission, a brick-built storeroom and extensive parking on the western side of the land. The cottages have electric heating and private drainage. The solar panels contribute towards the electricity and create an income from the Feed in Tariff.

1 Westergate Wood Cottages - (941 sqft) 2 receptions, 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, EPC-E

2 Westergate Wood Cottages - (923.2 sqft) 2 receptions, 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, EPC-D

3 Westergate Wood Cottages - (1078 sqft) 2 receptions, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. This property also has a conservatory and wet room with underfloor heating. EPC-E

Arun District Council - 23/24 Tax Band D

The site currently forms part of the Westergate Wood private estate. The main residence and associated land are being sold separately by private treaty.

A right of way will be retained by the cottages to access the private drainage system post sale for the purpose of maintenance/replacement, as this is located at the south end of the curtilage of Westergate Wood.  Westergate Wood will retain a vehicular right of way over the southern drive to provide access to its paddock.

From Chichester proceed east on the A27 and at the Fontwell roundabout take the third exit off into Fontwell Avenue. After Fontwell race course take the first turning on the right into Level Mare Lane. Continue for 0.65 of a mile and turn right onto an unmade lane and the cottages are on the right after a short distance.



Situated within the parish of Aldingbourne, the property lies between Chichester and Arundel, both famous as cultural centres with cathedrals and annual festivities. Nearby is the village of Barnham offering everyday amenities including a railway station to London Victoria. Other leisure activities in the area include horse racing at Fontwell and Goodwood, walking and riding in the South Downs National Park and water sports along the South Coast. There are a number of good state and private schools in the area.

Council Tax Band: D

Tenure: Freehold

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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