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Fabulous 4 Bedroom Family Home With Swimming Pool Near Beaches and Harbour

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-May-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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 eating favourites including Pizza Express, Wagamama, 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.

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

Bookings during the high season are for 7 days and out of season long weekends are available by arrangement.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Janet Lindsay
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

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 at University and whilst we still love to visit Itchenor where we have many friends we use the house less 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 West Sussex

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
  • 1 of 4

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
  • 1 of 4

7 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Richmond, Surrey
5

Great holiday in a fabulous house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family and friends holiday in a fabulous house which has been updated to a high standard and well equipped. The heated pool is great, very clean and it was great for us all but especially the teenagers. There is no fence around the pool so keep an eye on small children. The kitchen was well equipped and we enjoyed eating outside on warm evenings at the dining table under the pergola. Watching films on the huge TV screen was a firm favourite late evening. The media set up, with the ability to pipe music into any of the downstairs rooms or outside was perfect. The owners were quick to answer questions we had and could not have been more helpful. Certainly somewhere we will visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Judi Thanks so much for taking the time to write your lovely review of your stay at Street House. We are delighted you enjoyed your time there and we hope you will return before too long. Best wishes Janet & Mike
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5

Relaxing stay in spacious family home

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a relaxing stay for three generations (two parents, one grandparent and three children) and we found it at Street House in Itchenor. The size, layout and facilities in the house meant that we all instantly felt at home and comfortable. The whole house is light, airy and easy to relax in.

Our daughter, who is about to take her A levels, found it a great place to revise and we found plenty to do while she did so.

We started every morning by walking the dog along the shoreline in Itchenor or on the beach at nearby West Wittering, which set us up for the day before taking trips out in the afternoon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

More of a home than a house

  • 5 of 5

We spent nine days at the house and really enjoyed our stay. The description of the house is accurate, but the rooms are actually much larger than the pictures let us think. It was warm when we arrived (very important when traveling with little children!) and spotless. It is very well equiped, and is more of a home than a rental house. Despite the unfortunate weather the children thoroughly enjoyed the trampoline. A big thanks to Janet who bought a travel cot just for us and a toy especially for our children. Lovely walks close by along the sea/harbour, about a 10mn drive to the beach (The Witterings).

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect holiday rental!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a 2 week stay at this fantastic holiday house in Itchenor with our 3 young boys. I was not expecting the house to live up to the photos (as is often the case), but it actually exceeded them. It was immaculately maintained, with a practical, spacious and very comfortable layout and very well equipped. The sunny garden, heated pool and Italian style outside eating area were the highlights. So was it the 'cinema room', the bright and airy modern kitchen and comfortable bedrooms! The location next to the pub and short walk from the sailing club and coastal walks were also fantastic.

The owners were incredibly friendly and helpful, from providing useful information about the area and services to making sure we were very comfortable.

I would definitely recommend the house to friends. ..although I'd rather keep it a secret! We will be returning!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic home!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week stay at Street House it could not have been better! The house was immaculate, so comfortable, the layout was just perfect for a larger group. The pool and gardens were beautiful - we found it hard to leave! Then there's the next great thing - the location is ideal, a pub 1 minutes walk with great food/ atmosphere, the sea 2 minutes walk, wonderful cycle routes right on the doorstep, the Witterings & amazing beaches 5 minutes drive. It has it all, lovely, lovely - we've already booked again next year!!! could not ask for more....perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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West Sussex
5

Summer Sailing in Itchenor

  • 5 of 5

We rented Street House for two weeks as a family to be close to the nearby sailling club whilst we attended a two week regatta. We found the house to be immaculate on arrival and had a handover from the owner. The house is very thoughtfully laid out and we loved the seperate area for wet sailing clothes etc. The bathrooms and bedrooms were also well a good size, well placed and beatufully modern, giving everybody in our family some private space. The kitchen is light bright and sunny and overlooks the pool which is a nice feature. All fully stocked with all the equipment that one would need. The sitting rooms are comfortable and the fact that there are two areas to "sit soft" as they say was great too. There is ample parking for up to 4 or 5 cars at the front of the house and it is a two minute walk to the harbour, some great walks on the tow path and less than a minute to the local pub. We had a happy time there and hope to return next year. I would give this a top rating without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Crab and Lobster, Sidlesham
"Best restaurant in the area South of the A27"
Samphire
"Good local eaterie with fresh produce and friendly service"
Chichester Festival Theatre
"The region's theatre complex with excellent productions from Artistic Director (and Itchenor..."
National Museum of the Royal Navy
"Unmissable local attraction housing Henry VIII's favourite warship The Mary Rose exhibit and..."
The Ship Inn
"Our local. Great selection of beers, good atmosphere, garden for summer and log fire for wi..."
The Fox Goes Free
"Good food, great garden with fine views towards the downs. Good spot to finish after or star..."
Goodwood
Sissinghurst Castle Garden

From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Southampton at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : The Ship Inn at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Portsmouth at 30 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Hunston at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Chichester at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M27 at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : The Ship Inn at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : West Wittering at 8 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Itchenor Sailing Club 200 yards away.

Coast/Beach:

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.

Travel:

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

Distances:

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 and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late May Bank Holiday
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,345
for 7 nights
£3,345
£9,095
 
 
June 2017
2 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,095
for 4 nights
From
£500
£2,345
 
 
Goodwood Festival of Speed
29 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,095
for 7 nights
£3,095
 
 
High Season
7 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,345
for 7 nights
£3,345
 
 
Early Sept/Goodwood Revival
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,095
for 7 nights
£3,095
 
 
Sept/Oct
15 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,595
for 3 nights
From
£500
£2,295
£7,595
 
 
Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,895
for 4 nights
From
£450
£2,295
£7,095
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,295
for 3 nights
From
£400
From
£450
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,095
£6,095
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000
Cleaning Charge £95

Notes on prices:
SWIMMING POOL HEATING AND CLEANING INCLUDED IN JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST RENTALS ONLY. AVAILABLE OUTSIDE THESE TIMES BY ARRANGEMENT SUBJECT TO SUPPLEMENTAL CHARGE.

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  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

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

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • 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

Floor Area

  • 2800 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 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

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • 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

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only

Notes:

  • 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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