An outstanding DETACHED HOUSE of character with accommodation approx. 3,586 sq. ft. - Main House: 4 bedrooms, 3 receptions with a linked 2 bedroom,1 reception ANNEX and an independent 1 bedroom APARTMENT, and Double Garage extensive parking and southerly rear aspect garden, all set in about 0.8 acres.
Linden Lodge is a particularly spacious detached house of character with origins that are understood to date back approximately 100 years. The property has subsequently been extended and offers substantial and versatile accommodation with a southerly aspect overlooking a well established private rear garden. Upon entering the house there is a welcoming Reception Hall which features a brick fireplace, timber floors and a Galleried Landing with natural light and an airy ambience.The Cloak Room/Wet Room is off the Reception Hall and to the right of the hall a door leads to the first Utility Room. Further along the hallway to a double aspect Sitting Room with two sets of patio doors to the paved terrace and rear garden and another door to the second Utility Room which has a door leading to the ground floor Annexe. There is a separate Dining Room over looking the rear garden, with a brick fireplace (non functioning) with an electric stove. The Family Room with a fireplace and wood burning stove, is open plan to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room (with doors opening out to the rear paved terrace area and garden), and there is central worktop island with space for a breakfast table at the side and a door to the first Utility Room. The Reception Hall has a staircase leading up to a light and airy Galleried Landing and Four Bedrooms, two of which have ensuite Bathrooms and a Shower Room respectively, and there is a Family Bathroom. The double aspect Principal Bedroom has doors leading to the roof top terrace overlooking the rear garden. The Ground Floor Annexe has its own independent entrance hall accessed from the front driveway and is attached to the main house and has access the house through doors via the second utility room. The Annexe has a delightful Sitting Room with doors to rear decking and is open plan to a kitchen, there is a Cloak Room and the main Bedroom (has doors leading out to the paved terrace area) and has an en-suite ‘Wet’ Room/WC and there is a Study/Small Bedroom, the rooms have wheelchair access width doors. The First Floor Apartment is located above the garage and part of the ground floor annexe and accessed via the separate entrance to the left hand side of the property and approached via a separate front entrance five-bar gate accessed from the private lane. The apartment comprises: entrance door to staircase, character vaulted ceilings, Sitting Room open plan to Kitchen area with ‘Juliette Balcony’ overlooking the rear garden, form the landing steps lead down to the open plan Bedroom which has an en-suite Shower Room/WC
GARDENS & GROUNDS
Linden Lodge is approached from a private road/lane leading off Salthill Road. The property has a particularly wide frontage with an ‘in and out’ Carriage Drive-way with two five-bar gates leading to an extensive parking area for numerous vehicles and a Double Garage with two electric up and over doors, behind which there is further parking space for vehicles, a small boat and or dinghy’s. There is independent entrance door to the ground floor Annexe at the front of the house and the entrance to the first floor Apartment is located at the rear of the double garage and approached via a separate front entrance five-bar gate accessed from the private lane. The separate side entrances either side of the house lead to the rear garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of trees and shrubs, flower borders, small pond and hedges providing a good degree of privacy. Leading out from the house and ground floor annexe there is an extensive stone paved terraced area leading down to the lawned garden with a superb ‘Hot Tub’ area sheltered on three side by hedges and wrought iron gated fence. There is a log store and Workshop, a raised vegetable garden and Greenhouse and timber Dog Kennel. The vendor is making an application for Adverse Possession of part of the Lane and the Light Woodland (in all about 0.25 acres) located in front (north) of Linden Lodge which is understood to have been used during the years of ownership by the owners of Linden Lodge. The main house with adjoining annexe and apartment are set in delightful gardens and grounds, in all, about 0.8acres
Linden Lodge situated about 2 miles north west of the City, is within reach of Oakwood Preparatory School en route north west towards East Ashling. The South Downs National Park to the north of Chichester is accessible by road. Chichester Harbour is within easy reach, Dell Quay Sailing Club and Bosham Sailing club are about 3 miles south. The nearby village of Fishbourne railway station connects (to London Victoria and via Havant to London Waterloo). The village, has a Church, Bosham Dental Centre, Two public houses, and the Internationally renowned historic Roman Palace (dated 75AD) & Gardens (The palace is the largest residential Roman building discovered in Britain). There are Primary Schools at; Fishbourne, Bosham, and Funtington at West Ashling. The leisure facilities at the Fishbourne Club & Playing fields include; Tennis, Bowls, Football, Croquet and Cricket. Restaurants/pubs are located in nearby villages of East Ashling, Funtingdon (with Farm shop) and The Millstream Hotel at Bosham. The Kennels, Goodwood Members Club - Restaurant/Golf club and Goodwood Hotel are about 4 miles. Chichester mainline rail station links to London Victoria (95mins) and via Havant to London/Waterloo (95mins). The A3 (M) motorway is about 12 miles west, connecting to the M25 Junction10 and to central London/Westminster (72miles) and Airports at Heathrow (61miles) or alternatively Gatwick via A27/A24 (45miles). Southampton International Airport (33miles) and Portsmouth (19miles) both cities have ferry services to the Isle of Wight, Channel Isles and Northern Europe.
Travelling from Chichester City centre, at the Northgate roundabout (A286) take the (B2178) sign posted East Ashling/Funtingdon continue into St Paul’s Road, which becomes the Old Broyle Road, for about one and a half miles, then turn left (signposted Fishbourne, Roman Palace), continue in a southerly direction for about half a mile and well before the bridge turn right into a small private lane, sign posted; Linden Lodge, Richmond House and Steddles, after a short distance the first of three entrances each with five bar gates to Linden Lodge will be found on the left hand side, turn into the second or third gated entrance leading into the carriage driveway of the main house at Linden Lodge.
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