|Minimum Stay||1 - 7 nights|
4 Chartwell Mews is a beautifully presented family holiday home in the attractive town of Midhurst, West Sussex. Set in the South Downs National Park, the location is ideal as a base to explore the local countryside and attractions, making it a great place for families or for friends to share.
On the ground floor, there is a large living room with a dining area that overlooks the rear garden. The furnishings gives the house a real sense of character and combines this with modern facilities, including satellite TV, a DVD player, Wi-Fi internet access and an iPod music station. There is also an open fireplace which is great on those chilly winter evenings.
The dining area is great for a family meal or for a more formal dinner party for friends. Doors open out directly to the small rear garden, which is a perfect spot for a drink in the evening sunshine or to fire up a barbeque on hot days. There is a ground floor WC. The kitchen is at the front of the house and is well equipped, including a dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge and freezer, microwave, oven and 5-ring hob.
There is also a small breakfast table in the kitchen.
On the first floor there is a large double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, a further double bedroom and a single bedroom. There is also a family bathroom which has a bath with a shower mixer tap. On the second floor is another spacious double bedroom.
To the front of the house there is a driveway providing off road parking for at least two cars. A short walk from the house is popular park with a playing field, children's playground and a skate park. Just beyond this park is a heath which has some lovely walks into the countryside. Midhurst town centre is within a 10 minute walk of the house and has a great selection of local amenities.
We are four ladies who have been taking short breaks together for over twenty years.
We found the house easily from the directions provided and the house had adequate parking for our two cars. From the outside you would never guess the house was so spacious on the inside. The key safe was not at eye level as stated in the instructions. Had a little trouble reaching it and being able to see the numbers.
The house was very comfortable with good quality furniture, fixtures and fittings. Plenty of books, on all subjects, and games provided. Kitchen is well furnished although lacking in a few basic items, such as a tea pot, toast rack and scissors and more teaspoons would be welcome. The small rear garden is very pleasant with mature plants, trees and shrubs. Very pleasant neighbours.
The house had been cleaned before we arrived, but a very dirty towel had been left on the coat hook behind one of the bedroom doors. We realise it is the time of year for spiders to come into homes, but would suggest a cob web brush is used by the cleaners as we found hanging webs especially in the bedrooms.
The extractor fan in the family bathroom needs attention as it was not working properly.
The single bedroom, although very comfortable, only contains a bed and a chair. Not even space for a bed side table. In our opinion only suitable for a child. Although the house sleeps seven would be a little crowded in the seating area of the lounge if seven Adults were in there at the same time. Although four of us using the 2 bathrooms in the mornings was not a problem, may be if seven Adults stayed.
Would welcome a visitor's book.
The property was good value for money and we would not hesitate to visit the property again if we were to stay in the Midhurst area.
Midhurst is a very pretty Town with plenty of eating places, pubs and individual shops. Enjoyed a meal and cocktails at The Olive and Vine and also a live musical evening at the Tapas Bar, both in North Street.
Lots of places in the area to visit. Would recommend the Angel Inn at Petworth for Lunch.
In recent years Midhurst was voted the most desirable place to live in the whole of the UK - some accolade! It is a quintessential English town, with period properties from a variety of eras lining the main streets and a collection of eclectic shops and restaurants making it even more appealing. Much of the town is still owned by the famous Cowdray Estate which hosts the polo season, attracting visitors from all over the world. The famous Cowdray Ruins lie on the northern outskirts of the town and there is a superb farm shop and coffee shop to enjoy. The South Downs surround the town and for keen walkers there are so many beautiful places to explore.
The old market town of Petworth lies just to the east, with Petworth House being an interesting place to visit, along with Petworth Park. Goodwood lies just a few miles to the south and attracts visitors from all over the world to its famous motor sports events and horse racing events. Chichester lies about 11 miles south of Midhurst and has a world famous cathedral, which dominates the city. It also has the renowned Chichester Festival Theatre. There are number of good quality golf courses in the region, including Cowdray Park and 2 courses at Goodwood.
The south coast, with many picturesque beaches including West Wittering's sandy dunes, is about 6 miles south of Chichester. Midhurst is easily accessible by road and there is a mainline train station to London at Haslemere, just to the north.
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