A spectacular modern home in a highly sought after waterside location. Thornham House is a substantial modern house built in 2014.

The house offers excellent accommodation over three floors and enjoys far reaching views over Chichester harbour. It has been designed with a family in mind or would make a perfect holiday home.

The property is approached via Prinsted Lane and is accessed via electric wooden gates. The house is set in an elevated position to make the most of the view. On entering the house, you are immediately struck by the sense of space and light from the central hallway.

The drawing room lies to the east of the hallway and is a well-proportioned room with two sets of French doors opening onto a terrace which wraps round the whole house. To the west of the hallway is the impressive library.

Further along the hallway lies the kitchen/breakfast room and family room. An excellent space, wonderful views and three French doors onto the garden this really is the heart of the house and is perfect for family life.

The indoor swimming pool is accessed opposite the kitchen – a fantastic size with bi-folding doors onto the garden this is a pool to be used all year round. The steam room and separate changing rooms make this a complete package. The pool is heated via solar panels on the roof.

A central staircase in the hallway gives rise to the first floor which accommodates two bedrooms (with ensuite bathrooms) and an additional galleried sitting room. This sitting room has a balcony and enjoys the most fabulous views. A perfect space for entertaining guests.

The Master Bedroom suite with impressive en suite bathroom and dressing room has a commanding view over the harbour as well as a private roof garden overlooking farmland to the rear of the property.

A further staircase gives rise to the second floor with accommodates 4 further bedrooms and ensuite bath/shower rooms.

This property has 10.89 acres of land.


In an enviable setting, Thornham House is on the edge of the shoreline in the little-known village of Prinsted - one of West Sussex’s best-kept secrets - nestled on the shore of Chichester Harbour.

This area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a water lover’s paradise. Particularly with sailors, anyone interested in water sports, walking and bird watchers. It remains today one of the few undeveloped coastal areas in Southern England. The shoreline and Thornham Marina can be accessed through the paddocks directly which makes it the perfect location for boat owners or for those just wanting to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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.

Half mile away is Southbourne with its church, library, post office, farm shop, chemist, doctor’s surgery, schools and supermarket. Also within easy reach is the harbour side market town of Emsworth with excellent facilities and a range of individual shops together with a medical centre and dental surgery. It is well known for its variety of restaurants, pubs and cafés.

The Cathedral City of Chichester has a range of cultural, leisure and shopping facilities including the Festival Theatre, Pallant House Gallery, ancient cathedral, museums and a wide range of restaurants. The Goodwood Estate is a short distance away and is internationally known for its horse racing, Festival of Speed and the Revival Meeting at its historic motor circuit.

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Other features

  • Reception hall, drawing room, library, open plan kitchen/breakfast room/dining/family room, cellar
  • First floor: Master bedroom with dressing room, ensuite bathroom, balcony and roof garden, galleried sitting room with balcony, guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom, roof garden, laundry room
  • Second floor: 4 Further bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, kitchenette
  • Indoor swimming pool with changing room, steam room, shower and wc
  • Double garage
  • Waterside gardens and grounds, tennis court, paddocks with field shelter
  • About 10.89 acres

Other details

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Ref: CHI180122

Prinsted Lane, Prinsted Emsworth Hampshire PO10

Guide Price

Ref: CHI180122

Prinsted Lane, Prinsted Emsworth Hampshire PO10

Guide Price