Atherstone House is an elegant and imposing Edwardian residence dating from 1906 and located within the highly desirable Elms Lane in West Wittering village. With mature grounds of 0.76 acres and adaptable accommodation arranged over three floors, this handsome property will make an ideal family home or holiday retreat.
Providing an impressive 4,516 sq ft of accommodation (5,407 sq ft including the garage and workshop), this fine house enjoys high ceilings and generous windows giving an immediate impression of light and space. The welcoming entrance vestibule leads to the central reception hall which is certainly large enough for a grand piano. A 23ft sitting room, formal dining room, study (or playroom), breakfast room and modern kitchen are all well proportioned rooms. In addition, at the rear of the property the orangery leads from the reception hall out in to the rear gardens. Epc-d
Climb the galleried staircase to the generous landing where the family bathroom and 5 bedrooms will be found. Each bedroom is a double room with the master and second bedrooms both benefitting from en-suite facilities and a range of fitted furniture. A second staircase rises to the 2nd floor, ideal for use as a guest floor or maybe an au pair or teenager. This floor comprises two bedrooms and a shower room, along with a central sitting area leading out onto the balcony.
Outside, the grounds measure approximately 0.76 acres in total. The sweep gated driveway provides ample parking for a number of vehicles and leads to the detached double garage. Above the garage is a workshop which could be suitable for use as a home office if preferred. The Lawned rear garden enjoys a southerly aspect and is flanked by mature trees and neighbours paddocks to the south. Location Located in the desirable coastal village of West Wittering, some 7 miles south-west of Chichester and voted amongst the top 10 coastal locations in the Sunday Times. The village enjoys a beautiful, sandy, Blue Flag beach with views towards the Solent and the Isle of Wight and there is an infant/junior school, cricket and football clubs and several small shops. Further facilities, located at East Wittering village, include: Doctor’s surgery, chemists, dentist, library and a range of quality, independent shops. There is also a regular bus service to Chichester with its full range of shops, cinemas, restaurants, Festival Theatre and main line railway station. Goodwood Racecourse/Motor Circuit are some 3 miles beyond Chichester. Entrance Vestibule opening into Spacious Reception Hall
A handsome and well proportioned West Wittering residence Cloakroom/WC (ground floor)
Reception Hall 23'2 (7.06m) x 13'9 (4.19m)
Dining Room 15' (4.57m) x 13'9 (4.19m)
Sitting Room 23' (7.01m) x 14' (4.27m)
Breakfast Room 14' (4.27m) x 10'5 (3.18m)
Study 14'3 (4.34m) x 12'2 (3.71m)
Kitchen 18'6 (5.64m) x 15'5 (4.7m)
Orangery 17'9 (5.41m) x 15'9 (4.8m)
From Reception Hall, turned stairs to 1st floor
Master Bedroom 15'7 (4.75m) x 14' (4.27m)
En Suite Shower to Master Bedroom
Bedroom 2 15' (4.57m) x 14'2 (4.32m)
En Suite Bathroom to Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3 15' (4.57m) x 13'9 (4.19m)
Bedroom 4 14' (4.27m) x 12'1 (3.68m)
Bedroom 5 14'4 (4.37m) x 10'5 (3.18m)
Landing Area with stairs to 2nd floor 23'3 (7.09m) x 14' (4.27m)
2nd floor Sitting Room 14'4 (4.37m) x 13'9 (4.19m)
Bedroom 6 17'7 (5.36m) x 8'4 (2.54m)
Bedroom 7 17'8 (5.38m) x 8'4 (2.54m)
Shower Room (on 2nd floor)
Double Garage (with stairs to Workshop above) 23'3 (7.09m) x 22'7 (6.88m)
Workshop (1st floor of Garage) 23'3 (7.09m) x 18'2 (5.54m)
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