31 North Street
Dating from the 17th Century or earlier, the house has many period features including open fireplaces, sash windows, shutters, and exposed beams; with a more recent extension expanding the living space whilst retaining the character and style of the property.
The welcoming reception hall brings light from both the front and rear gardens into the centre of the house and links the ground floor living accommodation.
At the front of the house, the drawing room is light and spacious with large sash windows and a wood burner in its elegant fireplace. Beyond it is a cosy snug. To the rear, a separate study provides privacy and views across the rear garden. The dual aspect dining room provides an ideal setting for formal dining and entertaining, with a connecting door into the large kitchen/breakfast room. Fitted to a high standard with contemporary country style units, integral hobs and oven as well as an Aga range cooker, and ample space for informal dining. The dual aspect kitchen also has French windows opening onto the rear courtyard.
Rising to the first floor, the master bedroom suite includes a walk in wardrobe, a private en-suite with shower and dual aspect views across the gardens. There are two further good sized bedrooms, a family bathroom and WC on this floor. The second floor provides additional accommodation with a bedroom, a dressing room and a bathroom.
The property is beautifully presented behind a walled front garden, lawns and a camellia lined path to the front door. The gravelled drive leads to a large parking area and the barn style garage. To the rear is a courtyard with raised fish pond and rose beds. Beyond this is the stunning and extensive part-walled rear garden with lawns, shrubs, perennials and mature trees.
Prinsted is one of West Sussex's best-kept secrets, a little-known village nestled on the shore of Chichester Harbour. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a water lover's paradise, with beautiful walks along the shore and a lively dinghy-sailing and watersports scene. Prinsted is well connected with the A259 close by giving easy access to Chichester and Havant, where the fast train service into London Waterloo takes just over an hour and a quarter.
Southbourne station is nearby, with trains to Havant or London Bridge and Victoria. Half a mile away is Southbourne with its church, library, post office, farm shop, chemist, doctor, schools and supermarket. Also within easy reach is the harbourside market town of Emsworth with excellent facilities, a range of individual shops, a medical centre and dental surgery. It is well known for its variety of restaurants, pubs and cafes.
The Cathedral City of Chichester has a range of cultural, leisure and shopping facilities including the Festival Theatre, Pallant House Gallery, Cathedral, museums and a range of restaurants.
The Goodwood Estate hosts events for horse and motor-racing enthusiasts, and the Aerodrome offers tuition and flying experiences.
From Chichester; head north-west on Chichester Bypass/A27 towards Fishbourne Roundabout. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Fishbourne Road/A259 and continue to follow the A259. After approximately 5.2 miles, turn left onto Prinsted Lane where the property can be found on the left-hand side after about 100 yards.Read all