Marycroft, Sea Lane, Middleton-On-Sea, PO22

4 Bed │ 2 Bath │ 6 Rec

Guide Price £995,000


Ben Green


Key features

  • Grounds of 0.36 Acres
  • 2,519 Sqft of Accommodation
  • Character Residence
  • Desirable Private Estate
  • Six Reception Rooms
  • Delightful, Secluded Gardens
  • Kitchen and Separate Utility
  • Four First Floor Bedrooms
  • Close to Beach and Shops

Full description

This beautiful character residence occupies an enviable position within the private Sea Lane Estate, just a short distance from both the beach and local village facilities. Combining the charm of a thatched cottage whilst providing generous accommodation throughout, this property would be equally suited as a family home or coastal weekend retreat, and is now offered for sale with the advantage of no onward chain.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and measures 2,519 sqft (2,763 sqft including the attached garaging). The ground floor briefly comprises: spacious entrance hall with WC. To the left of the entrance hall is the snug, which in turn leads to the conservatory and generously proportioned sitting room, with both rooms enjoying views over the delightful gardens to the rear of the property. Also from the entrance hall, the grand dining room sits at the heart of the property and leads on to the study and kitchen beyond. The kitchen boasts an adjoining breakfast room and benefits from a separate utility room with door onto the driveway.

The first floor provides four bedrooms, with the impressively sized principal bedroom benefiting from an en-suite bathroom with separate shower and twin basins. Three further bedrooms will be found along with a shower room.

Outside, the grounds measure 0.36 of an acre and offer a high level of seclusion in all directions. The gardens wrap around the property and have been thoughtfully designed to include areas of established flower beds and mature shrubs, as well as a former vegetable garden with fruit trees, timber shed and greenhouse.

Private Estate Charge: We understand the private estate charge is approximately 255 p.a.


The development of modern Middleton began after World War I and was largely the achievement of Captain Coldicott around the early 1920's. Later development of the estate was continued by the Linfoot family but always with a preference for well spaced properties using traditional designs and materials which is still evident today. The Sea Lane estate is now recognised as an 'Area of Special Character' and is regarded as being a highly desirable location.

Middleton offers a range of local amenities with sailing facilities available at Felpham, along with a sports centre with swimming pool and golf club. The cathedral city of Chichester and the famous Goodwood motor circuit are some 11 miles away.

Council Tax Band: G

Tenure: Freehold

EPC Rating: D

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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