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Beach House with Direct Frontage to the Beach and Views to the Isle Of Wight



Updated: 29-Nov-2016
Beach House, Near. Chichester, West Sussex, UK, Near West and east Wittering

A stunning 1950's beach house, quirky and different, has appeared in many magazines. The sea is at the end of the garden so no excuses not to swim!

Excellent access for Goodwood and the Chichester theatre. Great wind surfing, paddle boarding and kite surfing. We are on the same beach as West Wittering, but less crowded and more peaceful. The local shops are in East Wittering and have everything you need. I have a self contained annexe near the front of the house with its own entrance and which does not intrude on your privacy. My house keeper lives nearby and is always on hand to help if needed.

There are 4 double bedrooms 3 bathrooms all the beds are made up with top end linen and luxury bed toppers. Only one bedroom has a sea view and has an ensuite bathroom. There is a double bedroom with an ensuite on the ground floor with a shower. The 3rd double Bedroom has the use of the same bathroom as the twin bedroom. The kitchen has oven, fridge, microwave, full range of cooking utensils. Fully stocked with plates glasses bowls etc. We supply towels.

TV is a smart tv and has net-flicks there is a DVD player. Fast Internet. We also have a very large selection of art book for your enjoyment . There is constant hot water and very good heating as well as a wood burner fire, so the house is lovely in the winter as well as the summer. The Garden is fully secure with electric gates and there is parking for 4 cars. There is an outside bath with hot water for washing of the sand or relaxing in.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

I'm a photographer mostly working in London and Paris. I would like to rent my house out to people who are looking for something a little different from the norm. It's great waking up and having the sea right there in the garden.

Speaks English

14 Reviews

based on 14 holidaymaker reviews


The property was fabulous, beautifully decorated, lovely ambience and incredible aspect to the sea.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time, lots of fresh air and warm fires. An amazing location for a beautiful house, I would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, wonderful views, an amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Crena was there to greet us when we arrived, very welcoming, explained bits and bobs about the house, then left us to it. The house is really lovely, so many quirky art items and furnishings, including lots of really beautiful pieces of furniture, more books than a library! Such fun checking out each room! Love the string garden chairs, going to have to get some ourselves! The beds were so comfortable, with top quality bedding, it was like sleeping on fluffy clouds! The kitchen has everything you need, including kitchen towel, tea towels and dishwasher tabs. Plenty of towels (incl. bath mats) and loo rolls available too. All these bits and bobs usually take up an entire suitcase so it's such a bonus to have them all included, it really does make such a huge difference in taking the stress out of the holiday. We spent every day in the house, garden or on the beach directly outside with the odd trip into Wittering to visit butchers, greengrocers and bakery for our food supplies. The summerhouse is fab for a cold, wet or windy day when you want to be as close to the sea as possible yet all snuggly and protected. No matter what the weather the views were amazing, even the day we had sea fog right up to the back garden, it made for some amazing photos with dew laden cobwebs and plants and rainbow clouds as the sun tried to peek through. We had the local seal having his brunch of two fat fish on one morning! The last day the sea was like an ice-rink, not a ripple. We never tire of looking out at all the ever-changing views.

Thank you Crena for your hospitality, you have allowed us to have a wonderful, relaxing, stress-free week looking out from a stunning house at a stunning view, just what we all needed.....

Wishing you all the very best for the future xx

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you lovely review and thank you for being such nice guests. Please keep in touch when you move, let's have a coffe. I love charlotte drawing tell her thank you. X
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Beautiful house , stunning location, everything you could wish for!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at the property. The booking process was easy and all questions answered promptly.

Easy access upon arrival and made to feel very welcome and at home.

Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place - beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

You won't be disappointed ... Interiors will impress..beautiful, clean and tidy...well stocked with everything you need and more ..location is great for all types of activities ... Whether chilling or surfing ..Friendly welcoming owner.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and lovely home, and was everything it promised to be. Very well equipped in a gorgeous location. Had a fantastic time and enjoyed every minute. Crena was also very welcoming and helpful. Lived up to some very high expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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a lovely venue to relax and unwind

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful well equipped beach house in a fantastic location. Would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Bosham Village
"Very nice place to go and see"
Pallant House Gallery
"Great gallery has the best art book shop and a lovly reasturant. "
Chichester Festival Theatre
Arundel Castle
West Wittering Windsurf Club
Billy's on the Beach

From the Owner

I bought this house in 2009 as a retreat from London life it's peaceful but not too isolated. It is convenient for London and Chichester is only 7 miles away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Southampton at 37.9 Miles Nearest Ferry : Portsmouth at 22.7 Miles Nearest Train : Chichester at 6.6 Miles Nearest Motorway : A27 at 6 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Billys on the beach at 15 Metres Nearest Beach : At the end of the garden at 20 Metres Car: recommended


The beach is at the end of the garden The bay is sandy and backed with shingle. The beach is popular with windsurfers, divers, surfers (mostly long boarders given the nature of the waves), stand up paddle surfers, and also fossil hunters, as the Bracklesham Beds, a well known fossil bed, is visible at low tide. Bracklesham Bay is a coastal bay on the west side of the Manhood Peninsula in West Sussex, England. The bay looks out onto the English Channel and the Isle of Wight.


Train from London Victoria 90 minutes. Gatwick is 61 miles 1 hour and 30 minutes. Southampton airport is 38 miles 50 minuets drive.


West Wittering can be reach by walking along the beach and East Wittering is 5mins by car or 15 mins by foot. Chichester is 7 miles.

Further Details:

West Wittering is nearest village with award winning butchers, fishmongers, co-op etc. Chichester is 7 miles, Chichester proudly blends two thousand years of heritage with a lively and contemporary lifestyle. Cosmopolitan, fashionably elegant, Tudor Market Cross and Norman Cathedral surrounded by designer label boutiques, stylish restaurants and pavement cafes. The Chichester theatre and the Pallant House Gallery are a must.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
22 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
1 May 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £50
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
50% Deposit upfront and remaining fees before arrival we also take a £300 deposit for any damages to the property.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day, arrival and departure is flexible.

Notes on prices:
£2050 for a week. £350 per night minimum 3 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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From the Owner

It's not often you find a house that has the beach at the end of the garden, it's also great having Chichester so near, so one can be a beach bum as well as having a little culture! The sea here is safe, great for swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and wind surfing. Long walks on the beach to East Head owned by the National trust. Goodwood is close by, also Pallant House Gallery and the Chichester theatre.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television


  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront


  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom bathroom with hand shower, separate loo. 2nd bedroom shower only, sink and loo. 3rd bathroom bath, with hand shower, loo.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps max 8 in 3 double Bedrooms, I twin bedroom Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with sea views and en suite. Double bedroom with en suite shower only bathroom. Double bedroom sharing bathroom with twin bedroom. Open plan sitting dinning room sea views. Kitchen. Stunning garden.


  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: This house is just as nice in the winter as the summer it's always warm and cosy. All the beds have bed toppers on and top Quality beginning. All the basics are included like loo rolls dish washer tablets and all the silly bits you don't want to think about buying just for a small break away. Outside: Outside table and chairs to seat 8 people Decking and grass a selection of deck chairs. Direct access to the beach. Utility Room: Washing machine and dryer. Iron ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen included. property cleaned once a week. Other: Summer house in the garden for quiet moments or romantic drinks, lots of beautiful art books to browse through.

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