A superb four-bedroom period family home offering bright and spacious accommodation in a fantastic waterfront location
This striking attached period home offers flexible, light-filled accommodation arranged over three floors and while in need of some cosmetic updating, offers the prospective purchaser an ideal opportunity to create a really stunning waterfront home with an enviable harbour views.
The property is entered through a large reception hall leading to a superb dual-aspect drawing room with a feature fireplace and built-in shelving and storage units. There is an adjoining sitting room which provides additional space for relaxing while enjoying the waterside views. Across the hallway there is a large kitchen/breakfast room with ample space for dining and benefiting from traditional style fitted wall units, a gas hob, an integrated double oven and access to a conservatory filled with natural light. There is also a generously sized dining room ideal for entertaining, a convenient utility room and a guest cloakroom.
On the first floor the landing leads to a bright principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes, and three further well-proportioned double bedrooms also benefitting from built-in storage. There are also two large family bathrooms. On the second floor of the property there is a good-sized loft room that would be an ideal home office/study or a playroom with built-in storage cupboards.
Entrance hall | Drawing room | Sitting room | Dining room | Kitchen/Breakfast room | 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Loft room potential 5th bedroom or playroom | Utility room | Cloakroom | Conservatory | Workshop | Carport | EPC Rating E
Local Authority: Chichester District Council Services: Mains Gas, Electricity and Water Council Tax: Band E
The property has a stunning waterfront location and is accessed via a paved driveway which offers off-street parking and that leads to a large car port and a workshop. To the rear of the property there is a patio courtyard which is partially covered, providing an excellent setting for al fresco dining and outdoor entertaining. There is another patio area beyond which there is a charming secret garden, principally laid to lawn and surrounded by flowerbeds, mature trees and shrubs. Beyond this there is a further generous area of garden with a summer house possibly providing potential for additional accomodation (subject to the usual planning constraints).
23 Slipper Road is situated in a private no through road, close to Emsworth Marina and a short walk from the many amenities found in the picturesque town of Emsworth, located on the northern shore of Chichester Harbour. The private street runs along the eastern boundary of Slipper Pond, which was originally built in the 1760s to provide power to the mill. Emsworth Marina with its slipways, boat storage and moorings is nearby as is access tgo the harbour by dinghy, canoe or paddleboard . The Deck Café is a popular venue, particularly for breakfast and lunch. Emsworth has excellent facilities with a range of interesting and individual shops together with banks, medical centre and dentists, and is well known for its variety of restaurants.
The railway station provides access along the south coast, to London Victoria via Gatwick Airport and to London Waterloo via Havant. There are several well-regarded schools in the area including Emsworth Primary, St. James CE, Southbourne Infants, Southbourne Juniors, Westbourne, Thorney Island, Glenwood and Bourne Community College. The A27 connects with the A3, about 3.5 miles, providing access via the Hindhead Tunnel to Guildford, the M25, to Heathrow and Gatwick airports and to London.
Chichester, with its range of shops, leisure and cultural facilities including the Festival Theatre, is about 6 miles and Goodwood, with its country club, golf course, airfield, horseracing and events for motoring enthusiasts, is about 12.5 miles. Other sporting activities in the area include: horseracing at Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park near Midhurst, golf at nearby Rowlands Castle and sailing at Chichester Harbour, off the coast and on the Solent. Much of the surrounding countryside is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is ideal for walking and riding. The Hayling Billy Trail is a 8km off-road walking and cycle trail from Havant providing fantastic views of Langstone Harbour.
Emsworth station 0.6 mile, A27 1.6 miles, A3(M) (Junction 5) 4 miles, M27 (Junction 12) 6.9 miles, Havant shopping centre and mainline railway station 3.4 miles (London Waterloo 1 hour 20 minutes), Chichester city centre and station 7.2 miles, Portsmouth 9.4 miles, Southampton Airport 24.2 miles
From the Fishbourne roundabout on the A27 to the southwest of Chichester, take the A259 towards Fishbourne. After 2.3 miles take the second exit off the roundabout at Bosham and continue on A259 past Chidham, Nutbourne and Southbourne. After 3.7 miles turn left into Slipper Road marked private road and the property will be found on the left hand side.Read all
- Entrance hall
- Drawing room
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/Breakfast room
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Loft room potential 5th bedroom or playroom
- Utility room
- Workshop, Carport. EPC Rating E
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