House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Set in the small fishing town of Selsey, 8 miles from Chichester, Beach House really offers you a way to have an all year round unforgettable family holiday. A fantastic light, open plan living room leads onto the well equipped kitchen which includes a dishwasher, gas cooker, double oven and american style fridge/freezer. It also leads to a conservatory space so is ideal for friends and family to cook and eat together.
Stepping out of the french doors from either the kitchen or living room directly onto the patio- with the sea being only a stone's throw from the house- there really is no excuse not to have a swim! Don't worry, if you get cold there is always the option of warming up in the sauna. There is a separate, contemporary dining room which also has side access to the gas BBQ. A handy utility room offers a washing machine, tumble dryer and plenty of space for coats, shoes and your buckets and spades. There is also a seperate 'den' for the kids to escape to with DVD's and games table.
Take your time to enjoy the sea where the waters are shallow and the tide can go out a few hundred yards be it swimming, diving, kite surfing, windsurfing, fishing, fossil hunting, making sandcastles or just looking out over the view to the Isle of Wight. The famous East and West Witterings are also just 20 and 40 minutes beach walk away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||West Beach 100 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 93 km, Nearest railway: Chichester 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 4 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Upstairs there are four large double rooms -one also has a day bed which pulls out to make up a double if you require the extra sleeping accommodation, one triple bunk bedroom and a single bed snug. There is also a travel cot available.
The spacious living room has a gas fire, TV and plenty of dvd's, videos, cd's, books, toys and games keeps you entertained. There is enough space in Beach House to lose yourself, yet still have a family holiday, being lulled to sleep by the sea lapping outside your window.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a garden to the side and direct access to the beach. The tide can go out a long way leaving only sand and the famous Selsey fossils to explore.
Unfortunately all of the bedrooms are upstairs, making this unsuitable for either the elderly or disabled that cannot manage stairs. Two of the double rooms are only accessible via a spiral staircase.
The South East England region
This area is Britain's sunniest place to live, which offers hopefully plenty of hours to explore the area. Selsey is a relatively quiet fishing town, 8 miles from Chichester, which is a city not to be missed. With it's famous cathedral theatre, festivals and shops there is so much to do. Or you could explore the wonderful South Downs and have a gentle walk or exert yourself a little more and try some mountain biking. There is also the option of mountain boarding (not for the faint-hearted!) Brighton is close by or how about a day trip to the Isle of Wight?
Selsey also hosts the Selsey Festival, Lifeboat Week, Firework Night and the Christmas Parade. Also, of the main local attractions is Pagham Harbour nature reserve which visitors flock to, (just a short walk along east beach shore) for the south coast’s finest bird watching.This unique area has quite rightly been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Chichester Festival, Glorious Goodwood, Festival of Speed, Fontwell Races, the South Downs, Brighton and many other possibilities to explore.
The house is also great as a base to visit other locations in Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey etc. London is also only an hour and a half away, easily accessible by train or car.
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13 Jan 2014
"An ace view with quite a nice house attached"
Book the Beach House now!We stayed here in the last week of August 2013. From the exciting day that we arrived to the sad day when we left we had an absolute ball. There were three families and a solo… More
23 Jun 2013
"Wow factor house, great for the entire family!"
On arrival at the house, walking in all we could say was "wow"! We were staying here for a long weekend as a family of 7 adults and 5 children for a 60th birthday, and wanted to stay all together. The set up was great, as its 2 houses knocked together so has two upstairs areas accessed by different stairs. This meant the older children could all sleep in the kiddies rooms, next to their parents, and the youngest with his parents and his nanny could stay in the other section.....the rooms were very large, great when you need to fit a cot in the room. We also had a nice little welcome pack which had a few treats in which was a lovely touch.
Its definitely an entertaining house, and thats what we wanted. The only issues were the garden would have benefitted us if it was sectioned off so the younger children couldn't run down the slope onto the promenade area which had a reasonable drop to the beach area. Younger children had to be supervised if they ever went down to the promenade however older children were fine as they know the risks of being near a drop - but thats just common sense.
The view from the house was great, and the added touch of being able to use the telescope was great, looking out to sea, watching the fishermen, and other boats.....and we were very fortunate to actually see Trevor the seal who swam around to the beach where the house was situated!
Selsey itself was a lovely sized town, and had everything we needed to make our stay as good as it was.....I did read reviews that the town was run down, so on arrival driving through I was positively surprised at how it looked, and actually loved the look of the town.
All in all it was a fantastic weekend, the house was amazing and I would definitely recommend a group of people wanting to chill out and relax staying here. We will definitely look to return sometime soon.
22 Apr 2013
"Great view, great house, great weekend!"
Lovely, spacious & welcoming house, which was perfect for our large group to relax and party in for the weekend! Very well equipped, the communal areas are stunning, there are lots of thoughtful touch… More
14 Aug 2012
"Absolutely perfect!! Stunning house!"
We are a large group of friends who went to the house looking for an escape from the city life and we found it! The house is amazing, with plenty of space to accommodate a large group. The terrace wit… More
8 Aug 2012
We were in this fantastic house , everything is as in the pictures, it has all the facilities , the house is huge and very well equiped, the conservatory is beautiful and the terrace facing the sea am… More
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