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Somerley Lane, Earnley, PO20

4 Bed │ 1 Bath │

Guide Price £795,000

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East Wittering

Daniel Forsythe

Branch manager

Key features

  • Period brick & flint property
  • Rural & private location
  • 360 degree, wrap-around garden
  • Countryside views
  • Potential to extend STPP
  • 2.5 miles to East Wittering

Full description

Set amid expansive Sussex farmland, Somerly Cottage has been tastefully renovated by the present owners to provide modern and well-presented accommodation whilst retaining the property's charm and character. As a result, the property offers a delightful home for those looking for the country life, whether as a main residence or a weekend retreat.

Although it enjoys a truly private position at the end of a farm track, the cottage is not isolated, being just 1.5 miles to the Birdham Stores and 2.5 miles to East Wittering village centre. Measuring some 1,050 sq. ft, the accommodation comprises: of an Entrance Lobby, 19'7 long Sitting Room with open fire and French doors to the rear Garden. The separate Dining Room also has an open fireplace (currently blocked off) and leads into the Kitchen at the rear of the property. The country-style Kitchen has the benefit of a range cooker, an integrated dishwasher, washer/dryer and housing for a microwave oven, there is space for a fridge/freezer, a walk-in cupboard under the stairs and a stable door to the rear Garden. Rising to the first-floor, there are two double bedrooms and two single bedrooms, all with views of the surrounding countryside, which share the family bathroom.

Outside, the property occupies grounds measuring approximately 1/5 acre and is surrounded by open countryside. The Gardens are laid mainly to lawn and are enclosed by flint walls, fencing and hedging. There is a large patio area to the rear of the property and a sizeable timber Storage Shed.

Council Tax band: F

Situation

Council Tax Band: F

Tenure: Freehold

EPC Rating: E

Why live in the Witterings?

People flock to East Wittering during the holiday season thanks to our world-famous beaches that are so beautiful and a way of life that’s relaxed and warm.

It’s little wonder we experienced significant building development during the 1960s and ‘80s when our rich mix of character house styles in the Witterings made it hard for people to leave. Many of the properties in the area enjoy wonderful views across the English Channel and the sound of distant waves provides a soothing backing track to everyday life here.

There’s no shortage of things to do in the area, especially if you enjoy spending time on the beach, playing water sports and experiencing the countryside and wildlife.  Both East and West Wittering are well known for sailing and surfing and there are local sailing clubs at West Wittering, Itchenor and Dell Quay and mooring facilities at Chichester Marina. West Wittering beach is postcard-perfect with its vast expanses of fine golden sand while East Wittering is more typically English with a shingle shelf that’s exposed when the tide goes out leaving behind stunning areas of wet sand where you can make sandcastles to your heart’s content. The nearby Bracklesham Bay is especially popular with surfers, divers, windsurfers and paddle boarders as well as being a treasure trove for fossil hunters.

We have everything here you need to enjoy this idyllic lifestyle here. In the village you’ll find a good selection of shops, including mini supermarkets, greengrocers, butchers, banks, bakers and a fishmonger and everything is close by in Chichester and Portsmouth.  We have two local schools for children up to 11 years of age at East Wittering Community Primary School and West Wittering Parochial C of E School and a choice of secondary schools and further education options in Chichester.

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

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