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Beautiful family home on quiet private beach road with sea views

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


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 -

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

Drifters -

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

Drift-In Surf Café -

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

The Lamb Inn, West Wittering -

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 -

Pub and crabshack on the quayside

Anchor Bleu Pub, Bosham Village -

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


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
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 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!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • 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
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 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
  • 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
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • 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
Cot and all normal infant-related kit, including age-appropriate toys etc.


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Beautiful family home on quiet private beach road with sea views
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Lovely house in a very special location

  • 5 of 5

The house is just right for a holiday with family or friends. It is very well equipped, has a lovely garden and is very close to the beach which is fantastic for long walks and swimming. We loved the week in Tresco and hope to come back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house very close to beach

  • 5 of 5

Tresco is a lovely, very well-equipped holiday home. Extremely well equipped and beautifully clean with plenty of space for everyone. Toys, games, TV for family film nights. The beach is only moments away. Comfortable outside dining and seating with a large umbrella - essential for the very sunny weather we had! A very relaxing and enjoyable holiday base. Many thanks

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 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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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
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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
Owner's Response: Fantastic to read how much you enjoyed your stay and we are thrilled you found Tresco the home from home we have sought to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back again!
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Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
The Shore
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Chichester & Goodwood
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Drifters & The Boulavard
Nearest Beach
60 Metres
West Wittering
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £60
Additional Guest Fee £25
Pet Fee £100
Refundable 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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