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Beautiful family home on quiet private beach road with sea views

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

New for 2018, this beautifully refurbished seaside home is close to the beach

Situated on a private beach road this newly refurbished family home offers luxury and comfort with every attention to detail.

Set in a large garden plot, the house has plenty of space to relax and wind down both inside and out.

It is open plan with a well-equipped kitchen leading to a large dining table and a comfortable living area that is south-facing with lots of natural light.

Fling open the windows to hear the sea, get out into the large garden wander down to the fantastic beach for a walk, swim or just to build a sandcastle (buckets and spades provided!). On stormy nights, snuggle down, light the log burner and play one of the property's many family games or catch up on the latest shows on Sky, amazon prime or apple TV.

There are 4 bedrooms, both the upstairs rooms have sea views (one has a super king bed the other is a twin). The two ground floor rooms are situated close to the family bathroom and toilet, one has a king bed (and a sea view), the other has a bunk bed.

The beds and mattresses are all brand new and of fine quality, ensuring you'll get a comfortable night’s sleep.

The house is fully equipped for infants, with a cot, high chair, baby bath, bath toys, loo step, potty, etc, and a box of age-appropriate toys. The house also has a stair gate that you may put up if you would like.

The large fully-enclosed garden is fully secure and perfect for relaxing. It has a large deck with a lovely dining area and a hot-water outdoor shower for those who bring a bit of the beach back home with them.

Access to the beach is just across the private road by a wide foot path, less than 2 minutes’ walk from the house, it is perfect for all members of the family - young children and old alike.

Located in West Wittering, Tresco is less than 10 mins walk to the centre of East Wittering Village where there is a good array of local shops that include traditional green-grocers, high-end butcher, local fishmonger, 2 small supermarkets along with a variety of cafes, takeaways and restaurants.

The well known, Blue Flag, West Wittering Beach and East Head Nature reserve with its miles of white sandy beach and dunes are only a 5 minute drive from from the property or a 20/30 minute walk. There is a wide range of facilities including sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing, paddle-boarding available at 2XS just beyond the entrance of the car park.

Nestled in the South Downs National Park, Goodwood is 11 miles away and holds the world famous Festival of Speed and Revival along with horse racing at 'Glorious' Goodwood. The historic Fishbourne Roman Palace and the walled city of Chichester are both only 8 miles away. Chichester boasts a stunning cathedral, Festival Theatre (and the annual Chichester Festival that runs from April to November), cinema, excellent shops and a direct train service from London to Victoria (85 minutes). Drive East on the A27 to Arundel Castle, Brighton and Glyndebourne. Drive west to Portsmouth, its Historic Shipyard - home to the Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Queen Victoria - and the Gunwharf Quays shopping centre as well as Southampton. The Isle of Wight is an easy day-trip too.

There are a number of great local restaurants and pubs including:

Samphire - www.samphireeastwittering.co.uk

Outstanding local restaurant serving locally-sourced produce and home-made everything (less than 0.5 mile away)

Drifters - www.drifters-ew.co.uk

"Everything a seaside restaurant should be" (less than 0.5 mile away)

Drift-In Surf Café - www.witteringsurfshop.com/pages/drift-in-cafe

Offering a relaxed atmosphere as well as excellent food at reasonable prices (less than 0.5 mile away)

The Lamb Inn, West Wittering - www.thelambwittering.co.uk

Traditional pub with good food and garden (2.5 miles away)

The Ship Inn, Itchenor

Pub with Restaurant (3.5 miles away)

The Crown and Anchor, Dell Quay - www.crownandanchorchichester.com

Pub and crabshack on the quayside

Anchor Bleu Pub, Bosham Village - www.anchorbleu.co.uk

Traditional pub with delicious harbourside food (9 miles away)

Nearest Airport 40 Miles

Gatwick, Southampton, Bournemouth, Goodwood

Nearest Ferry 3 Miles

Itchenor foot ferry to Bosham

Portsmouth Car ferries to Isle of Wight & France

Nearest Golf 5 Miles

Chichester Golf Club

Nearest Train station 8 Miles

Chichester

There is a good bus service to and from Chichester train and bus station, take the No.52 or 53 bus as it is a Circular route around the Wittering/Manhood Peninsula.

Nearest Motorway 7 Miles

A27/M27 and A3/M3

Nearest Beach is just across the road less than 2 mins walk!

For stays of 4 nights or less there may an additional charge for linen of £15 per person

More Details

Property Manager
Mr & Mrs Aylwin
Member since: 2018
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Mr & Mrs Aylwin

Having got married in West Wittering in 2000, we have longed to have our own place on the coast. We finally found Tresco in 2017, carefully refurbishing it into a beach house that we love and would happily live in full-time (work gets in the way of that!). We are a family of six, with two girls and two boys aged 9 to 15, love the outdoors, love getting out on to the beach, particularly when the tide is out and love the panoramic skies and amazing quality of light you get in West Wittering. We're foodies and have stocked the house with good quality kit and utensils as well as stocking the house with all the condiments we like to find when we arrive at a luxury holiday home.

Mr & Mrs Aylwin purchased this house in 2017

Why Mr & Mrs Aylwin chose West Wittering

Tresco was built in 1935 and has a special feel to it. The house is perfect for one or two families to come and enjoy a relaxing seaside break or holiday. A stone's throw from the wonderful beach, the house is ideal for those who want to spend all their time outdoors, whether building sandcastles, walking east or west or, more adventurously, kite surfing. It is also comfortable and cosy when it's stormy outside, with more room to give everybody their own space or congregate as a family for Christmas or other special occasions. Goodwood is within easy reach, as is Fontwell race course (the back road routes are in the house folder), and Portsmouth Historic Shipyard, home of the Mary Rose and HMS Queen Elizabeth, are also nearby. For the classicists, the Fishbourne Roman Palace is only eight miles away. Having refurbished Tresco to accommodate families in comfort, we hope you will fall in love with it the way we have!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in West Wittering in West Wittering

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No camping or caravans allowed
  • No puppies/dogs under 2 years old
  • No Hen or Stag Parties, small family celebrations are permitted if agreed before arrival with the owners or Esther Burley
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Compact and well designed
    Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Easily accessed from the house and back garden/utility room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upstairs Twin - 2 Single Bed , Partial Sea view
    Upstairs Superking - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Partial Sea view
    Kids Bunk Room - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor (Truckle Bed available on request)
    Downstairs King - 1 Large Double Bed , Ground floor, partial sea view
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Cot and all normal infant-related kit, including age-appropriate toys etc.

Reviews

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(9 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful family home on quiet private beach road with sea views
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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tresco

  • 5 of 5

We were three generations who rarely have time to spend together and were all really looking forward to our holiday in Wittering. Your home is wonderful, well appointed without being too fussy, space for everybody and a delightful position near the beach. Cannot recommend highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great beautifully appointed and situated home

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely ideal for a largish family with kids

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Fantastic property in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

A lovely family home situated a less than a minute from the sea. Very impressive decor. Extremely friendly greating (flowers and bubbles were a lovely touch). We spent a few lovely days catching up with old friends. The children all settled in well and there was plenty of room inside and out for four active kids to play. Local facilities are also top notch, with a choice of eateries, lovely butchers and great chinese all close by. All in all a great location, great setting and look forward to visiting again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

A great experience from start to finish. The house is lovely - very well equipped and feels like a home from the moment you step through the front door. Everything you need is there! Location is excellent - literally a 2 minute walk to the beach (pebble end - and then 15 - 20 minutes to the lovely sandy beach) and only an easy walk to the village.

Prior to our visit all our questions were answered very efficiently and we found the owners very flexible on a couple of requests we had. Even while on-site we had a couple of questions which were answered almost immediately.

I'd be happy recommending this house to anyone - adults or a family - and will certainly be looking to return.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastically well equipped, modern and stylish.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed the fabulous location - walks along beach to West Wittering and East Head. Village centre at East Wittering great - family dinner at Boulevard brilliant value. All three generations enjoyed breakfast options at Drift In.

House had everything you could possibly need for a very comfortable stay (and all brand new!) - we particularly appreciated the fabulously equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, wifi, board games and Sky TV.

A super break for family of five with young teenagers plus grandparents. We LOVED it.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ceri for taking the time to review Tresco. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and loved the house as much as we do! You’re all welcome back any time. Best wishes, Louise and Andrew
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Perfect well equipped house

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our time in this house it truly felt like a home from home and was so well equipped there is everything you could need and more. The location is fantastic and the bedrooms are absolutely lovely. There is plenty of games and toys there to keep the kids occupied, the best house we’ve ever stayed in!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jill, brilliant to read that you’ve enjoyed your time at Tresco as much as we love it! Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes, Louise and Andrew
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Location

Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
The Shore
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Chichester & Goodwood
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Chichester
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
M27
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Drifters & The Boulavard
Nearest Beach
60 Metres
West Wittering
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £60
Additional Guest Fee £25
Pet Fee £100
Damage Deposit £500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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