WATERSIDE - Built in the Georgian vernacular, a beautifully proportioned modern country house with a stunning outlook over the neighbouring mill pond, combining elegant period style with all the advantages of modern design.
This attractive waterside property incorporates many classical features of a genuine Georgian house with high corniced ceilings, three quarter height sash windows and a period-style fireplace. The light and spacious accommodation is arranged over three floors. The rooms are well proportioned ideally suited to both entertaining and everyday family living. The impressive entrance hall is triple height with a lantern light and a central staircase leads to a galleried landing. Leading off the entrance hall are four reception rooms. The sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room have lovely views over the landscaped gardens and neighbouring mill pond beyond. The kitchen/breakfast room has a flag stone effect floor and is fitted with a range of modern matching cream units with hardwood work surfaces, integrated appliances and range-style cooker. Double doors from both here and the dining/play room open on to an attractive walled terrace with beautiful views overlooking the pond.
The bedroom accommodation is arranged over two floors, many rooms enjoying views over the mill pond. The main bedroom suite is triple aspect, and has generous walk in wardrobes and features a modern bathroom, with walk in shower and free standing bath. One further bedroom has an ensuite shower and two bedrooms share a family shower room. On the second floor there is a spacious guest suite comprising two bedrooms, en-suite bathroom and large home cinema room/studio This floor could be ideal for teenagers or live-in help.
This property is featured by our Waterside department.
The village of Aldingbourne sits approximately 6 miles to the east of Chichester and 7 miles west of Arundel. There are nearby facilities in Westergate, Eastergate and Tangmere with mainline stations at Chichester, Barnham & Arundel offering fast and regular services along the coast to Brighton and Portsmouth and up to London Victoria. Within the area are some good local schools including Westbourne House and Great Ballard. The area offers exceptional recreational facilities with sailing and other water pursuits in Chichester Harbour. The nearby Goodwood Estate has a well renowned golf and leisure club along with hosting major international horse racing and motor events. A few miles to the north is the beautiful South Downs National Parks with many miles of public footpaths and bridle paths.
The house is situated on a shared, private rural lane with in and out gravel driveway providing ample parking for the house. The detached garage has remote controlled doors providing secure parking and contains ancillary accommodation with potential to be self-contained, subject to any necessary consents..
The beautiful landscaped gardens to the front and rear, have been designed to complement the Georgian style of the property with climbing wisteria, jasmine and clematis around the house and decorative clipped hedging and a feature fountain providing interest. The terrace is the perfect place to entertain or just sit and relax . The neighbouring mill pond is a haven for wildlife, attracting swans, herons, moorhens and varieties of ducks.
View over neighbouring mill pond
4 reception rooms
4 bathroom/shower rooms
Annexe with studio/bedroom with shower room