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Highly Popular Luxury Family Home With Swimming Pool Near Beaches and Harbour

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Fabulous Large House in Itchenor, Chichester, West Sussex With Heated Pool and Large Garden. Close To Sailing Club and Chichester Harbour

This house sleeps 8 comfortably all on one floor upstairs in two king size double bedrooms each with en suite bathroom and two twin bedrooms sharing a family bathroom upstairs and shower room downstairs.

The house is surrounded by is a large, secluded and well maintained garden with a pretty south facing terrace overlooking a 32 ft x 16 ft heated swimming pool (free use during high season and outside high season by arrangement). Adjacent to the terrace is an attractive vine and wisteria covered pergola with outside dining area complete with teak table and chairs.

Large fully equipped kitchen/dining room (24ft x 16ft) including 7 burner double oven range cooker, Miele dishwasher, American style fridge freezer, microwave, oak dining table with 8 leather upholstered chairs and extensive range of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glassware.

Large family sitting/media room (22ft X 13ft) with extensive and comfortable soft furnishings two large sofas, 50 inch TV, surround sound, CD/DVD player (plus collection of DVDs), Apple TV including Netflix, iphone/ipod dock etc.

Living room (16ft X 13 ft) with open fire place, 2 sofas, desk, TV and DVD player.

Also on the ground floor are two WCs (one with shower) and a utility room with Miele washing machine, drier, clothes airer, coat cupboard and shoe cupboard.

The house is 300 yards from Chichester Harbour and Itchenor Sailing Club, and just three miles from the popular West Wittering beach and East Head (National Trust). There are beautiful country walks and cycle rides nearby and the historic City of Chichester is approximately 7 miles away with its famous theatre and cathedral. Chichester is great for kids with attractions including a multiplex cinema, bowling alley and many eating favourites including Pizza Express, Wagamama, Wahaca, Strada and Frankie and Bennys.

Just north of Chichester lie the South Downs and Goodwood with its race course, golf and various cultural festivals. Several golf clubs including those at Goodwood and Hunston are in the close vicinity.

West of Chichester is Portsmouth with its famous historic dockyard home of Mary Rose and HMS Victory.

Bookings during July and Augus are for 7 days Friday to Friday but out of season shorter stays are available.

More Details

Janet Lindsay
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Janet Lindsay

My husband and I live and work in London and bought this house as a holiday and weekend home in 2005 after renting in Itchenor for 5 years. With the help of an excellent local architect and skilled labour we virtually rebuilt the house, equipping it with every modern convenience. It retains many original features and has the true feeling of a family home as many guests have attested.

Our two children are now both grown up and whilst we still love to visit Itchenor where we have many friends we use the house less frequently than we did when they were younger and have decided to make it available to others.

We have always gained so much from our trips to Itchenor for holidays and short breaks. I am sure you will also.

Janet Lindsay purchased this house in 2006

Why Janet Lindsay chose Chichester

We bought the house so my husband could indulge his passion for sailing and our two children could learn to sail also. With Itchenor Sailing Club just 200 yards away the location could not be more convenient.

Lazy days on the beach at nearby West Wittering and walks around nearby East Head (National Trust) are also highlights for us.

What makes this house unique

Chichester Harbour is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering fabulous walks, birdwatching, sailing/boating, fishing and opportunities for many other leisure activities

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay at Mike's house in Itchenor. The house is extremely comfortable and spacious with large bedrooms, modern bathrooms and open living spaces. It was cosy in Winter and ideal for our group at New Year. Also I imagine it would be wonderful in Summer given the lovely garden, pool and nearby beach in West Wittering. (If you are not there in beach weather, its surprisingly quick to get to Portsmouth and the historic dockyard which is worth a visit). Mike was helpful and prompt to respond to any queries. I would definitely recommend a stay!
Dec 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Chichester in West Itchenor

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Ensuite for bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ensuite for bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom for bedrooms 3 & 4
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Downstairs shower room
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Downstairs loo
  • Ensuite Bathroom 1, shower, bath, double basin, bidet, wc Ensuite Bathroom 2, bath/shower over, basin, wc Family Bathroom 3 upstairs, shower, basin, bath, wc Downstairs Shower Room 4, shower, basin, wc Downstairs wc, wc, basin
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, King size bed with ensuite bathroom Bedroom 2, King size bed with ensuite bathroom Bedroom 3, twin beds Bedroom 4, twin beds
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: This charming and pretty house is frequently used by its owners and is fitted out to provide a place of warmth, homeliness and convenience. Outside: The pretty well maintained garden is about half an acre in size and very secluded. A large south facing terrace overlooking the pool and garden provides the perfect spot for sunbathing and relaxing on the cushioned teak steamer chairs and Lafuma recliners and the adjacent pergola covered by vines and wisteria with teak table and chairs for 8 beneath provides a charming and shaded area ideal for al fresco dining and barbecues. The heated swimming pool comes with an electric cover for convenience and added security. A trampoline and assorted garden games including croquet and badminton are also provided. Utility Room: Utility room, with Miele washing machine, tumble drier, Belfast sink, coat cupboards and drying racks. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. Please bring own beach towels. Cleaning during your stay can be arranged. An end of stay cleaning charge of £95 is made. Other: Second sitting room with 2 sofas, coffee table, fireplace, TV, plus study area with desk. Broadband.


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Highly Popular Luxury Family Home With Swimming Pool Near Beaches and Harbour
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
Shoreham by Sea

Bright, spacious, equipped with everything one could possibly need.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely garden surrounding this delightful property. The heated pool provides a real treat for families. Space , light, peace, good security. Excellent.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline for your kind comments. We hope to see you again. Best wishes Janet and Mike
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Wonderful house! Amazing Pool!

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a week at this beautiful house and had a fantastic time. There were 3 generations of our family that stayed and there was something for everyone. Having the two lounges was an added bonus, especially when there’s children and grandparents, although we were lucky with the weather and spent most of our time in the beautifully kept garden and pool. The house is very quiet and very spacious with everything you could want provided.

I would highly recommend a stay at Street House and we will definitely be returning.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate spacious house

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay at Street House for 4 nights to celebrate a 70th birthday with 3 generations of the family. The magnificent open plan kitchen dining room was very well equipped and all the bedrooms were very spacious. The facilities could not have been better. The grandchildren enjoyed the trampoline and the area was very peaceful. We enjoyed meals at the local pub and another of the owners recommendations in East Wittering.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely, relaxing family Christmas break.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. Plenty of room and an excellent kitchen. Rooms were very spacious. Excellent facilities. Could not fault! Lovely quiet location with an excellent pub within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Every thing you need !

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house, everything we needed, everything is high spec and so comfortable and cosy, you did feel like you were staying in someone's home with all the photos every where but it made it so much nicer we felt like guests. Even the basic supplies there if we needed them and well organised instructions on what to do with all the appliances. Local pub was very welcoming and we had a lovely evening in there and great food and nice to meet some of the locals that were more welcoming than when we were out and about in the village.

We would return if we were in the area again !

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in a lovely area

  • 5 of 5

Street House is a spacious and very comfortable house surrounded by attractive garden with a wonderful pool. A perfect place for all ages. Plenty to visit and explore locally. We thoroughly enjoyed our week and wish it had been longer! Caroline

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline. We do hope you will come again. Best wishes Janet and Mike
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
The Ship Inn
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
The Ship Inn
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
West Wittering
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Itchenor Sailing Club 200 yards away.


Itchenor Quay (with its passenger ferry to Bosham running from April to end October) is 400 yards away. West Wittering Beach and East Head (National Trust) is 10 minutes drive away. You can easily walk to East Head and the beach by way of a lovely path running alongside the harbour and it takes about an hour.


Chichester train station 7 miles away with regular service to London Victoria (1 hour 32 mins).


Chichester is about 7 miles away. Portsmouth is 22 miles away.

East Wittering, West Wittering, Bracklesham and Birdham villages are each within 3 or 4 miles.

Further Details:

Tesco Metro, Coop, banks, butcher, fishmonger, baker, deli etc in East Wittering.

M&S, Next, Boots, and most other high street brands in Chichester.

Tesco Extra, Sainsburys, Waitrose, Lidl, John Lewis at Home, PC World, Halfords on edge of Chichester city centre

Cineworld, bowling, Frankie & Benny's, Nandos etc at Chichester Gate


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £100
Pet Fee £100
Damage Deposit £1,000

Notes on prices:

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.