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Holiday Bungalow Full Access To Private Amenities-Pool, Jacuzzi, Country Pub

Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet in Earnley, Chichester, Sussex, England - Private Access To Bracklesham Beach, Family Friendly, Scenic Views, Peaceful

Nestled on the picturesque West Sussex coastline ‘Life’s a Beach’ chalet is a family owned property located on the Medmerry Park (formerly Sussex Beach) Holiday Village, 7 miles south of the historic cathedral City of Chichester, 2 miles from the beautiful seemingly endless, Blue Flag rated, sandy beach at West Wittering. The area is known locally as ‘God’s pocket’ as it boasts the best weather in England!

Simon Rosan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Simon Rosan

We are a normal family who enjoy spending time away from the hustle and bustle of modern working life.

Getting away from it all is number one on our list of priorities and being spoilt comes a close second!

Simon Rosan purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Simon Rosan chose Chichester

We love this area of the South Coast as it boast some great facilities and things to do, it really does cater for all! Everything you need only a short distance away.

Located in a great Holiday Village site, the Chalet is only 2 miles from a brilliant sandy beach and the surrounding countryside is beautiful and peaceful but not too sleepy!

Easy to get to from the A3 or A27. We feel relaxed as soon as we get here and hope you will agree.

What makes this bungalow unique

Beautiful, tranquil location, with private beach access, ideally suited to both families or for quiet get aways and romantic retreats.

The location of the property also boasts great relaxing or adventurous activities such as surfing, rambling, fishing breaks or just spending a few days catching up with a good book.

The holiday site has a swimming pool, country pub and convenience store amongst it's many amenities but retains its quiet, peaceful ambience which is a far cry from a Hi-de-Hi holiday camp.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Perfect weekend away, plus beach on doorstep. Amazing"

"Beautiful chalet situated in 'gods pocket', did not want to come home!"
Feb 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Chichester in Earnley

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet, Basin, Spacious walk in cubicle electric Shower,
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms plus Double sofa bed in Lounge) We also have a cot bed. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 – Double bed, large built in wardrobes/cupboards plus a standalone wardrobe and chest of draws. Bedroom 2 – 2 single beds with 2 small standalone wardrobes and chest of drawers. Double sofa bed (in Lounge).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Swimming Pool open from 1st May to 30th September. Due to the rural location of the property we recommend that guests bring a car. Outside: Enclosed patio area with garden table and chairs. Large open grass area to the front and side of the chalet, suitable for children to play. Utility Room: Utility Cupboard housing Washer/Dryer and Outdoor storage cupboard with spare chairs and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen provided. The cost of your holiday includes the cleaning of the chalet before and after your stay. We do not provide a maid service during your stay.


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Holiday Bungalow Full Access To Private Amenities-Pool, Jacuzzi, Country Pub
average rating of 4.857143 based on 29 reviews

Lovely property nice quiet location. Short walk to the beach.Very comfortable property.

  • 4 of 5

Great place. Happy to recommend to others and to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Met all our needs!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, and found the chalet very clean and really well presented. It had everything we needed and we received a lovely welcome from the owners. We stayed off season so the holiday park was very quiet - but that suited us fine. Being so close to the beach was great, and overall it's a great location to get to other places easily and be a tourist! :-)

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Cosy little place

  • 4 of 5

Nice place near a great location. Nice pub on site too. We came late in season so not much going on but could tell it would be a great little community in Summer.

Chalet was clean and had everything you need to enjoy a comfortable stay.

Simon the owner was also a pleasure to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Really nice clean place

  • 5 of 5

Simon was very accomodating and the place was great!

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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lovely stay, beside the beach

  • 5 of 5

chalet very clean and recently refurbished, owners helpful, holiday park was quiet and very tidy, with a good playground, pub on site, beach is a few minutes walk away and is spectacular, overall a very relaxing few days

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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a very clean and comfortable chalet

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at 'Life's a Beach'! It was modern, clean, small but cosy, providing everything we needed. We really appreciated the great selection of classic DVDs for good family viewing in the evenings and also enjoyed the quiet of the property, with its private little patio at the front. A lovely place we would like to return to.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Medmerry Arms
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.25 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Private access path to Earnley/Bracklesham pebble beach (350 metres).

2 miles from the beautiful seemingly endless, Blue Flag rated, sandy beach at West Wittering.


London Waterloo Train Station - 74 miles

London Gatwick Airport - 52 miles

London Heathrow Airport - 69 miles

Chichester Train Station - 7 miles

Nearest main road routes:

From the North: M25 (Junction 7) / M23 / A23 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)

From the North: A24 / A29 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)

From the North: A3(M) junction 5 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)

From the South West : M27 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)


Bracklesham Bay - 1 mile

East Wittering - 2 miles

West Wittering - 3 miles

Bosham - 9 miles

Chichester - 7 miles

Portsmouth - 22 miles

Southampton - 41 miles

Further Details:

Please find brief details below regarding local shops, amenities, eateries and attractions. We provide a full list in the chalet and upon request.

Shopping and Eating

Local shops can be found in nearby Bracklesham and East Wittering which include a Tesco Express, Co-op and several major banks.

A good selection of local pubs, restaurants and takeaways including:

- Chinese

- Indian

- Fish and Chips

- Italian

- Traditional Pub food

Chichester city centre caters for a more extensive dining experience and for variety of shops.

Things to Do:

Water sports,


Golfing, Coastal and Country Walks,


Sailing (Chichester Harbour and Bosham Hoe),

Goodwood Racecourse (racing and antiques fairs),

Goodwood House,

Glorious Goodwood Festival,

Weald & Downland Open Air Museum,

Fishbourne Roman Palace.


Bowling Alley,

Arundel Castle,

Earnley Butterfly, Birds and Beasts Centre,

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum,


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Changeover day is dependant upon the type of stay. We can accommodate flexible stays at a tailored price.

Arrival from 4pm on the day of arrival and you must vacate by 10am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices include electricity usage, bedding, towels and complimentary unlimited wifi.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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