Westergate, Chichester


  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

4 bedroom detached sold

  • Agent Michael Cornish Chichester
  • Agent Number 01243 790656

Price on application

About this property

A beautifully presented and well appointed detached period house of immense character with 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with two ensuite, 4 receptions, a triple garage, set in delightful gardens with south and west aspects.


The Old Stores is an exceptionally well presented detached period house with spacious accommodation, which over the years has undergone vast improvement, combining contemporary and period features, whilst retaining much of the period character with high ceilings and large windows that provide plenty of natural light throughout the property. The welcoming reception hall leads to the sitting room with fireplace and wood burning stove, which is open plan to the family room. There is a cloakroom and lobby with a door into a large study. From the hall a door leads into an impressive dining room and a door leads into the stunning kitchen/breakfast room, which has been refitted with a superb range of wall and base units with integrated double ovens and hob and extensive worktops. There is a central island with breakfast bar and a walk in larder and utility room. Double doors open into the garden from the kitchen and a door leads into the conservatory with double doors opening into the garden. From the reception hall a staircase rises upto the landing with doors leading to the four double bedrooms two of which have en-suite bathrooms. Amongst the recent improvements are the three new bathrooms. The large principal bedroom has a good range of built in wardrobes and door to its en-suite bathroom.


The Old Stores is approached from Nyton Road over its own long driveway to the left hand side of the house leading to an extensive parking area in front of a triple garage with electrically operated doors. The two areas of walled gardens are mainly laid to a neat level lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders a tree and brick paved patio area, located to the rear with a south aspect and west side of the house and provide an excellent degree of privacy.


Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas central heating system.


Arun District Council Tel: 01903 737500 EPC Rating: E


Travelling east from Chichester City proceed along the A27 signposted towards Fontwell and Arundel. Continue for about 3 miles and take the right hand exit signposted Aldingbourne and Easthampnett onto the B2233. Continue south towards Westergate, for about 1.5miles along Nyton Road and entrance to The Old Stores will be found on the right hand side.



The village forms part of the parish of Aldingbourne and Westergate is the smaller of the two villages and has a number of local shops, public house, restaurants, Westergate Gym village sports centre and Westergate Church and nearby schools, The Old Stores is situated on the edge of Westergate and within easy reach the rural village of Aldingbourne, surrounded by open farm land, the village was first documented in 683 AD and has an Anglican parish church dedicated to St Mary, different parts of the church date from both the twelfth and thirteenth century, with the chancel having been built in the thirteenth century. The location of both villages is easily accessible to the A27 and Goodwood about 4.5 miles and only about 1.6 miles to Barnham station which has a main line train service to Chichester and London Victoria fast link (82mins). The nearby village of Eastergate and Westergate provide a selection of local shops including a sub post office and public house. Sporting and recreational activities in the area, include horse racing at both Goodwood and Fontwell Park. 


Chichester was founded by the Romans during the first century AD and the surrounding areas are steeped in history, with a number of fascinating archaeological remains from the Roman Conquest such as the existing remains of the tall defence walls, which now provide a walk through the city. Much of the City shopping centre is accessed through level pedestrianised areas leading to the well preserved and beautiful ancient Chichester Cathedral founded during 1075. Much of the city centre was built during the Georgian and Victorian eras. The city has beautifully kept parks and ‘The Ship Canal’ from the City Basin is navigable for about 2 miles by canoe and rowing boats to Donnington and there are a further 2 miles of walks beside the canal leading to Birdham and Chichester Marinas. About a mile from the City centre there is the Nuffield Hospital (private patients) and NHS St Richard’s Hospital. There are a wide variety of amenities including: public and private sports centres with indoor swimming pools/gyms, cinemas, bowling, tennis/squash club, rugby football club. Other attractions include: the award winning Pallant House Gallery and internationally renowned Chichester Festival Theatre. There are a good number of schools locally and accessible from Chichester including; Bishop Luffa, Oakwood, Prebendal, Westbourne House, Great Ballard, Slindon College, Portsmouth Grammar school. 


Chichester is renowned for its excellent sailing amenities, country pursuits and other attractions include: the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival motoring events and Horse Racing at Goodwood and Fontwell and Polo at Cowdray Park. There are golf clubs at Goodwood and Hunston and flying at Goodwood Aerodrome. Much of the surrounding countryside is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The South Downs National Park provides miles of footpaths and bridleways. There are pebble/sandy beaches at East Wittering and Bracklesham Bay and at West Wittering, miles of sandy beach, which has been awarded the ‘Blue Flag’ international status for excellence. The RSPB nature reserve is situated at Pagham Harbour. Chichester has about 17 miles of harbour channels leading out to The Solent, several thousand moorings and there are more than 10,000 registered vessels, and about two thousand berths with 6 marinas including; Chichester Marina, Birdham Pool Marina, Emsworth Yacht Harbour (Marina), Thornham Marina, Sparkes Marina and Northney Marina at Hayling Island and there are 14 sailing clubs locally. Further attractions include: Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Weald & Downland Living Museum at Singleton, West Dean College and Gardens, Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, Arundel Wetland Centre Wildfowl nature reserve, Fishbourne Roman Palace, Stansted Park House & Grounds, Petworth House, Cass Sculpture Foundation Goodwood and Goodwood House.


Westergate is situated about 6 miles east of Chichester and about 4.5 miles south of Goodwood. Barnham station is 1.6 miles to the to the east of the village, with a mainline rail station and a fast rail line to London Victoria (82mins), Chichester mainline rail station links to London/Waterloo via Havant (95mins). The A3 (M) motorway is about 18 miles to the West, connecting to the M25 Junction 10 and to central London/Westminster (65miles) and airports at Heathrow (60miles) or alternatively Gatwick via A27/A24 (42miles). Southampton International airport (46miles) and Portsmouth (20miles), both cities have ferry services to the Isle of Wight, The Channel Isles and Northern Europe. All distances are approximate and times may change.

DISCLAIMER NOTICE: MICHAEL CORNISH LIMTED and any member of the company and for the vendor/landlord of this property whose agents they are, give notice that (i) these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract, (ii) all statements contained within these particulars are made without responsibility on the part of MICHAEL CORNISH LIMITED or the vendor/landlord, (iii) the statements contained within these particulars should not to be relied upon as a statement of fact or representation, (iv) any interested purchaser/tenant must satisfy themselves by inspection, professional survey or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained within these particulars, (v) the vendor/landlord does not make or give either MICHAEL CORNISH LIMITED or any person in their employment any authority or give representation or warranty whatsoever in relation this property. (vi) The appliances, equipment, fittings or services have not been tested and cannot be verified as to whether they are in working order. Photographs and Maps and all plans in these particulars are shown for illustration purposes and as a guide only. Registered Office: Wellesley House, 204 London Road, Waterlooville, Hants PO7 7AN Registered in England & Wales: MICHAEL CORNISH LIMITED Company No. 1129395

Key Features

Westergate, Chichester
  • Stunning Detached period house
  • 4 Double Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms (two en-Suite)
  • Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room/Family Room, Dining Room, Large Study
  • Superb Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Conservatory
  • Detached Triple Garage, parking for 10 vehicles
  • Delightful private Gardens & Grounds south west



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36 Shippam Street, Chichester West Sussex PO19 1AG

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Opening Times
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Saturday - 9am - 4pm
Sunday - By Arrangement


01243 790656