Chichester West Sussex PO20 Sidlesham Common

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Ref: CHI130198
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Features at a glance

  • Lockgate Cottage:
  • Reception hall
  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Dining room
  • Garden room
  • Study
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Cloakroom
  • Utility/laundry room
  • Wren Barn:
  • Open plan kitchen/sitting room
  • Two bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • Bathroom
  • The Dairy:
  • Open plan kitchen/sitting room
  • Three bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • Shower room
  • Birdham & Itchenor Suites:
  • Two bedrooms (two en-suite)
  • Unconverted barn unit:
  • Sunroom
  • South-facing rear garden overlooking field
  • Off-street parking for numerous cars
  • In all approx 0.65 acres
  • EPC Ratings: Cottage: E, The Dairy: C; Wren Barn: C.

Situated in a semi-rural location within easy reach of Chichester Harbour, this attractive, detached period property provides a wonderful family home and extensive guest accommodation.

This attractive property offers extensive hotel guest accommodation with good income potential and a large unconverted barn.

A collection of period buildings, currently arranged as a spacious and bright family home and a separate thriving accommodation business. Comprising a large detached Victorian cottage, two converted dairy barns (for self-catering accommodation), two self-contained en-suite rooms for overnight stays and a substantial unconverted barn which offers scope for two further self-catering cottages. Expired planning consent (Re: 18/00122.FUL) and a local district council policy for the provision of tourist / holiday accommodation points to even greater expansion potential.

The main house features well-proportioned accommodation with many period features. There are three reception rooms, including a south facing triple aspect sitting room, dining room and garden room. The ground floor is completed by a study, utility/laundry room and cloakroom. Upstairs, accessed via two flights of stairs, are four double bedrooms and two family bathrooms.

The former dairy has been converted to provide two self-contained units away from the main house and is accessed via an attractive courtyard. Wren Barn provides a double height kitchen/reception room, two ground floor bedrooms (one en-suite), a third mezzanine bedroom/loft room and shower room. The Dairy provides a double height open plan kitchen/reception room, a double bedroom with ensuite and a further mezzanine bedroom and bathroom. Accessed via an independent entrance hall are an additional two double bedrooms, both en-suite. There is an unconverted barn currently used for storage and garaging which could be converted to provide a variety of uses, subject to the necessary consents.

This property has 0.65 acres of land.


Set within approx two-thirds of an acre, the property benefits from open views over adjoining farmland, and a secluded area of garden to Lockgate Cottage. The additional grounds have been laid to lawn with borders containing mature shrubs and a patio area.


The hamlet of Sidlesham Common is 4 miles south of the cathedral city of Chichester. The village has a primary school and popular restaurant and offers easy access to Chichester harbour and beaches. Local shops are at Birdham and Hunston village as well as at East Wittering and the coastal town of Selsey.

Chichester offers a range of cultural, leisure and shopping facilities including the Festival Theatre, galleries, museums and restaurants. Sailing may be enjoyed at centres around Chichester Harbour and water sports at beach locations. Golf and horseriding are available at Hunston while Goodwood offers horseracing, the annual Festival of Speed and Revival meetings for car enthusiasts. Chichester mainline railway station provides direct services to London (Victoria) and Gatwick, whilst Havant to the west has a faster direct service to London (Waterloo).


From the Chichester Bypass (A27), take the A286. At the next roundabout, take the B2201. After 2.4 miles, turn right onto the B2145 and after approx 4 miles turn right into Lockgate Road. Lockgate Cottage & Diary will be found on the left hand side after approx half a mile.

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Ref: CHI130198
Interested in this property?
Guide Price
From £1,500,000