A beautiful Grade II Listed detached farmhouse with mature gardens and paddocks extending to over 6 acres and located on the fringes of a desirable harbourfront hamlet

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Certainly dating back to the 18th century, but possibly older, Rookery Farm House makes a stunning family home filled with character and period features. The property offers almost 3,000 sq. ft. of light-filled accommodation arranged over three floors and has been sensitively modernised to combine the amenities of modern living whilst retaining period features, including striking mouldings and cornices, sash windows, exposed wall and ceiling beams and original fireplaces. The generous ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming through reception hall with flagstone flooring and an attractive turned staircase and comprises an elegant drawing room with feature cornicing and a fireplace with woodburning stove, flanked by built-in storage and shelving. There is also a generous sitting room with a large bay window and feature fireplace and a good sized dining room with a feature inglenook open fireplace. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with aga, a large neighbouring fitted utility room and adjacent cloakroom.

Accessible over two staircases rising from the reception hall and kitchen/breakfast room, the first floor offers a generous principal bedroom with built-in storage and a large en suite bathroom, two further well-proportioned bedrooms and a large family bathroom. The property’s two remaining bedrooms can be found on the second floor, both featuring exposed A frame beams with characterful dormer windows and spectaular views.

This property has 6 acres of land.


The property is approached via a wide gravel driveway providing extensive parking and giving access to the garage. Rookery Farm House is bordered to the front by a lovely old flint wall with pillars and a wrought iron gate giving pedestrian access. The gardens are a delight and are going to excite any passionate gardener. Divided into various areas with formal gardens with lawns, kitchen and vegetable gardens, many fruit trees and bordered by well stocked shrub beds and flowerbeds with numerous mature trees, seating areas and a paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The garden enjoys far-reaching views and borders its own paddocks. In addition to the garage there is a substantial brick built workshop and detatched garden store room.

Whether one is looking for land for animals or just the desire to own a piece of unspoilt countryside this property should not be missed.


From the Chichester Bypass (A27) at the Stockbridge Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Stockbridge Road (A286) then at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto B2201. After 2.4 miles turn right onto B2145 signposted Hunston and Selsey. Follow the road for 1.2 miles passing through Hunston village and Sidlesham village and bear left onto Rookery Lane. After 0.4 mile Rookery Farm House can be found on the left-hand side.

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Other features

  • Grade II Listed farmhouse
  • Gardens and paddocks of over 6 acres
  • Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Garage

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Ref: CHI180030

Rookery Lane, Sidlesham Chichester West Sussex PO20

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Ref: CHI180030

Rookery Lane, Sidlesham Chichester West Sussex PO20

Guide Price