Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Romantic Bolthole overlooking South Downs, nr Chichester & Goodwood

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Beautiful, secluded Barn/Cottage next to Nature reserve, South Downs, Chichester

www.shepherdsbarnsussex.uk

Close to Goodwood, nestled at the foot of the National Park overlooking Kingley Vale, a stunning Nature Reserve you will feel instantly relaxed and peaceful in this beautiful, newly converted Shepherd's Barn with all the fresh air you can breathe. This is a fully Self Contained house with a parking space and a beautiful, private garden with views over the South Downs and a beautiful woodland. The Shepherd's Barn is a beautifully formed space to lay your weary head.

Enter a sweeping drive of a 17th Century brick and flint farmhouse and peaking out from the side you will see the Shepherd's Barn. Enter through the bi-folding doors to make the most of the stunning view to up to the mighty Kingley Vale. You will be welcomed with a seriously cool hamper with stunning local produce to help you relax into the beautiful surroundings. If there's a nip in the air, you can light the cosy woodburner and settle into the night. If there's a remarkable sunset, sit outside on the cleverly created wooden deck and admire the view with some nice heat and light. There's a fully equipped kitchen or order a delicious takeaway, or it's a mile or so to the fantastic White Horse at Chilgrove or Royal Oak at East Lavant (a Tatler favourite) for a delicious lunch or supper. There's a comfy sofa and TV. There's a luxurious bathroom with a huge rainfall shower with underfloor heating and soft fluffy towels. Up the steep staircase you'll find a King Sized bed up in the eaves (restricted height similar to a tent) and can even lie looking out of the 2 skylights at the Moon and the Stars. This part of West Sussex has an incredible night sky due to the low light pollution in the area.

We have tried to create the perfect romantic, peaceful, rural escape in the heart of the South Downs, close to the action of Goodwood.Please be aware the King Size Bed is in the Eaves of the property and you won't be able to stand up! It is about the same height as a tent as a guide.

There are so many amazing places to visit on the doorstep including: Goodwood Events 2 miles

Farbridge Wedding Venue 1 mile

West Dean Gardens 2 miles

Weald & Downland Museum 2 miles

Chichester 4 miles

Bosham 4 miles

Cowdray 8 miles

West Wittering 8 miles

We are quite remote, despite being 4 miles from Chichester. You will need a car or bike to get about or I can recommend a fantastic, local and friendly Taxi Service.

Closest Train Station is either Chichester (90 mins from London Victoria + 10 mins drive) or Petersfield (70 minutes from London Waterloo + 15 min drive).

More Details

Owner
Lucy
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved it!! Fabulously decorated and extremely charming I only wish i could've stayed longer!
Jul 2016
  • 1 of 5

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Chichester in Lavant

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Huge rainfall shower, heated towel rail, White Company towels, underfloor heating
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King Size Bed with memory foam mattress in the Eaves of the property. Please note restricted height (simular to a tent!) and steep staircase! All part of the fun
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

4/5 -
(1 traveller review)

0% Complete
100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Romantic Bolthole overlooking South Downs, nr Chichester & Goodwood
average rating of 4.0 based on 6 reviews
4

I have no clue

  • 4 of 5

So today I got an email, "How was your stay in Chichester?". I have no idea where "Romantic Butthole" is, nor South Downs.

I can only assume that once again some moron doesn't know their own email address and chose to put mine into their reservation.

This sort of stupidity happens all the time to me. You'd be amazed at the personal information that comes my way.

Oh well, I'm sure the place is really nice. The picture looks cozy! I'm giving it 4 out of 5 stars for the picture!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
White Horse
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Goodwood
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Chichester
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
M27
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Earl of March
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
West Wittering
Car: necessary

Local Events & Attractions

www.goodwood.com great for eating, golf, swimming and events

www.westdean.org.uk beautiful gardens

www.wealddown.co.uk open air museum

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/uppark-house stunning house, gardens and cafe

www.cowdray.co.uk polo, farm shop, clay pigeon shooting, events

www.westwitteringbeach.co.uk incredible unspoilt beach

www.boshamvillage.co.uk quaint and lovely village with a few pubs and walks

www.visitchichester.org for everything else, shopping etc and Cathedral and Art Galleries

Photos

Prices & Availability

Ask Owner a Question

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £15
Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Available
Unavailable