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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A successful first year on the rental market.

Thornton is a 4 bedroom house situated in a quiet close 150 meters from West Wittering beach and only 8 minutes walk from the abundant shops, cafes and restaurants of East Wittering village.

The house has been thoughtfully redesigned by the owners to accommodate 8 with an additional child's underbed trundle and travel cot making it perfect for 2 families or large groups. The house is brand new to the rental market and has been finished to a high spec with brand new bathrooms and kitchen.

Opening onto a double height hallway, Thornton is a spacious and welcoming place, split between 2 floors allowing for privacy amongst guests. The first floor comprises of the master bedroom with super king sized bed and ensuite with roll top bath, twin bedroom and bathroom with shower both with glimpses of the sea! The ground floor has a family bathroom with walk in shower and large bath, king sized bedroom and further twin room. Separated from the bedrooms is a wonderfully impressive open planned living area with fully equipped kitchen, dining area and sofa area with large smart tv and brand new wood burner. This area opens out onto the decent sized secure, decked and lawn garden with teak dining area, BBQ, slide and hot and cold outdoor shower for swilling off after fun at the beach.

In addition there is a utility room with washing and drying machine, freezer and storage space. There is off street parking for 2/3 cars. Linen is provided with bath towels. Beach towels not included.

Thornton is in the ideal location for all ages to take advantage and explore the West Sussex coastline and surrounding countryside during all seasons. Apart from the close proximity to award winning West Wittering beach and the acclaimed natural beauty of East Head with its walking and water sports, Chichester Marina is conveniently close with access for all boating enthusiasts. Slightly further afield at merely 9 miles, Chichester with its abundance of retail therapy opportunities or for the more cultural the Festival Hall and Historic Cathederal. Golf and horseriding are a few of the inland activities and not forgetting the infamous Goodwood for its many festivities.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach West Wittering 150 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton and London Gatwick 40 km, Nearest railway: Chichester 9 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

The West Sussex region

West Sussex covers some of the most beautiful coastline and countryside that England offers. With the South Downs and historical forestry inland to the breathtaking natural beauty of the sandy and pebble beaches with views across the Channel. West Sussex offers it all from rambling to kite-surfing and plentiful cultural delights to be had.

The region offers activities for all ages - Chichester Marina is conveniently close with access to all boating enthusiasts. Slightly further afield at merely 9 miles, Chichester with its abundance of retail therapy opportunities or for the more cultural the Festival Hall and historical Cathedral. Golf and horse riding are a few of the inland activities and not forgetting the infamous Goodwood with all it has to offer. For children there is always local crab hunting, rock pooling and frolicking on the beach or local open farms to be visited. Portsmouth just 30 mins away have the 'boats' to inspire the imagination.

West Wittering

Approximately 1.5 hours drive from South West London, West Wittering is easily accessible to escape urban living. It is a rare piece of English coastline that has not given way to the commercial drive. With its sandy 'blue flag' beaches at East Head, a 'National Trust' reserve and incredibly well equipped local amenities at East Wittering Village which will cater for your every need with local butchers, fish mongers and groceries stores including a small Tescos and various restaurants, cafes and take-aways. West Wittering and the local area is a haven of getting away from it all and discovering what true coastal England has to offer.

Local attractions:

Chichester Festival Theatre

Chishester Cathederal

pallant House gallery Goodwood Racecourse

Fontwell Racecourse

Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit

Chichester harbour and Marina

West Wittering Beach

Itchenor Sailing Club

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Itchenor Boat Revival

West Wittering Surf shop

Bracklesham Board Riders


Huntson Golf Course

Earnley Concourse

Samphire Resturant

The Boulevard

For more information on local activities and days out visit

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Review 1-4 of 4

4 Jan 2015


"A lovely family Christmas setting"

We had a great Christmas week at Thorton. The house was a great size and the extension and decor was of a high standard. The Christmas tree made us feel at home straight away. The bedrooms are a good … More

23 Sep 2014


"Fabulous luxury home in superb location with nearby restaurants."

We received excellent service by owners, who thoughtfully included a welcome bottle of bubbles!! Booking was extremely easy.We enjoyed that the combined living, dining and kitchen area of the house w… More

Thank you so much for the great review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back at Thornton before too long.

6 Aug 2014


"Absolutely lovely place"

The booking process is pretty straight forward and you get some good instructions for arriving at the house. The house itself is superb. Finished to a really high spec, very well thought out and arran… More

Thank you so much for your lovely compliments of Thornton and the surrounding area, You are right it doesn't matter what season - it is a very special place to be. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

11 Jul 2014


"Great seaside getaway with family and friends"

Booked a weekend with friends and kids. House was amazing, very spacious and great for three young kids. Well equipped and decorated beautifully. Was nice to be able to relax with friends and the kid… More

Thank you so much, we hope you will come back and visit Thornton soon.

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