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Detatched Yapton Holiday Home


Very Good 4/5 Score from 8 reviews

Rear of the house, looking back towards the kitchen

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

This comfortable, well-equipped detached house is located on the outskirts of Yapton, a quiet village just west of Arundel. It comprises two upstairs bedrooms (one double, one twin) and a bathroom, with a further large bedroom and walk-in wet room downstairs. It has a large, well-equipped kitchen, a cozy living room with TV, DVD and video player, and a conservatory dining room, ideal for sunny breakfasts overlooking the private rear garden. The house was converted a number of years ago for a wheelchair user (with carer), and so is ideal for disabled or elderly visitors, but is a great budget option that can be enjoyed by anybody.

The local village pub, The Maypole (a recent winner of West Sussex's CAMRA Pub of the Year), can be found at the other end of the village. There is a local shop selling essentials a few hundred yards away.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Climping 5 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Gatwick Airport 72 km, Nearest railway: Barnham 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

- level access from the street

- wheel-in entry to the wet room, with a fold-down shower seat. and appropriate handrails in the shower room and toilet

- downstairs bedroom has an orthopaedic adjustable single bed, and a metal frame bed with room for a hoist to be stored underneath (not included, but available for hire locally). It also includes a further sofa and TV.

Further details outdoors

- rustic summer house with a selection of summer chairs and a portable BBQ.

Further details

- The house is wheelchair friendly - please email for specific details.

- A well-behaved small dog is allowed but please let us know when you book

- We request that you do not smoke in the house or garden

- A 30% deposit secures the booking with the balance due five weeks before your arrival

- Deposit is non-refundable in the event of cancellation within eight weeks of arrival. Please arrange holiday insurance to cover you in case of cancellations.

The South East England region

West Sussex enjoys some of the best weather in the U.K., and was recently officially recognised by the Met Office as being the sunniest county in Britain. Offering a wide range of activities and events, the local area includes miles of coastline with award-winning Blue Flag beaches, plenty of seaside towns, and the natural beauty of the South Downs, recently declared a National Park.

Chichester, a beautiful market town with a delightful marina, is the cathedral city of Sussex, and Brighton and Hove on the East Sussex coast is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. Arundel and Lewes are beautiful historic towns with thriving independent shops and restaurants, and both have imposing castles that can be visited.

Portsmouth, just over the county border in Hampshire (and only 40 minutes by car), has fabulous historic dockyards (home to the famous HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose) and great shopping and entertainment options at Gun Quay Wharf nearby.


Yapton is a quiet village with a beautiful old church (housing the oldest font in Sussex), a handful of shops and three village pubs, including The Maypole, CAMRA's West Sussex Pub of the Year 2011. The nearby historic town of Arundel has some fascinating shops along with the internationally famous castle, the Arundel Wetland Centre (home to kingfishers, water voles and many hundreds of wildfowl), a small county cricket ground, and hosts an annual theatre, music and arts festival which attracts visitors from all over the world.

Climping beach, Littlehampton and Bognor Regis are only a short drive away. A stunning, unspoilt stretch of coastline, Climping beach (along with the undulating sand dunes of Littlehampton's West Beach) are declared to be of Special Scientific Interest, and remain beautifully undeveloped. To the east is Littlehampton, a typically British seaside town on the mouth of the river Arun, and home to the famous East Beach Cafe (an iconic building that has won more than 20 national and international awards for design and architecture) - the fish and chips are highly recommended too. To the west of Climping lies Bognor Regis, recently voted the sunniest seaside town in Britain. With an array of shops, restaurants, pubs, plenty of outdoor activities, and a Blue Flag beach, it has something for everyone.

Heading inland, Goodwood Racecourse is only 15 minutes away, and its many attractions include the annual Festival of Speed, the Goodwood Revival, and Vintage Goodwood. Of course, they have a full racing calendar too, and for horse racing fans, Fontwell race course is also nearby. For history buffs, the excellent Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is a must-see, and the open-air museums at Amberley (industrial heritage ), and Singleton (historic buildings) are ideal for both adults and children.

The South Downs, now a National Park, are great for walking or cycling, and offer many great picnic spots. They're also awash with country pubs, many offering fantastic food, local ales and stunning views.

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26 May 2014


"Good sized, comfortable, well-equipped house."

So this is the 3rd year I've stayed at this holiday home in Yapton. It's in a great central location for exploring West Sussex and the coast and yet is only just over an hour from London by … More

15 Apr 2014



We booked this property as a short break to celebrate my husband's birthday and visit a relative who lives locally. The property is not in a very pleasant area and there is no street lighting.On… More

16 Jan 2014


"Huge, basic, but nice"

I stayed in this holiday home with my wife, my son (2 years old), and my wife's family. We were there to visit family who live in there area, and we picked this house because of the location. The… More

2 Jun 2013


"Great base to explore West Sussex"

This is a comfortable holiday rental. Detached and on a short road / cul-de-sac at the end of which is a farmers field. The owners are extremely helpful and made the booking process and key collecti… More

30 Oct 2012


"Once entered, everything was OK"

The owner forgot to explain that the code he gave us was not for the door but to open a key box ! We litterally panicked since we could not join any contact... but (after a few hours) a neighbour was able to help us... and after that we could enjoy this property, big enough for six adults. Everything was clean and in very good condition. The location is well situated, between Brighton and Portsmouth, only 5 mn from Barnham station from where many trains leave for London Victoria with very cheap fare at off peak hours. In spite of a very rainy weather, we managed to visit Bath, Portsmouth, Beaulieu, Brighton, Arundel, Petworth... and spent one full day in London.

1 Sep 2012


"Spacious, comfortable and central to area."

We have just returned from a week in this property and were surprised how spacious it was. It was possible for everyone [teenagers, adults and pensioners/disabled] to do their own thing and was well e… More

21 Jul 2012


"home from home"

just stayed here for a week and wish we had made it 2 weeks even though it mostly rained there was plenty to do. lots of games and books and even 3 T.V.s. its a fabulous homely house with everything you need, nice comfy beds, and all very clean. it was lovely to get up in the morning and have breakfast in the conservatory wether sun or rain. we still went to a different beach every day whatever the weather, so many places to go. we would definately love to go here again.

29 Oct 2011


"A very comfortable "home-from-home" holiday let."

The house is easy to find, near food shops and a pub. A lovely, comfortable house with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. It was great to be able to take our little dog too, and there is a large field very near to the house with loads of walks leading off it. We will definitely stay again.

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