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Runcton near Chichester, Sussex (Ref. 971565)

  • Sapele - (Ref. 971565)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Moore

    “Property was excellent, very clean, and all facillities, including large garden for our dog to exercise in.”

    Owners were were very nice,and nothing was to much trouble for them, to enhance the holiday. Well done.

The property

Sapele is a welcoming and comfortable, semi-detached house along a leafy country lane in an incredible location, 200 yards from the historic Runcton water mill, just outside of the magnificent cathedral city of Chichester, West Sussex.

Ideally located for Goodwood which is home of the popular events the Festival of Speed, Glorious Goodwood and the Goodwood Revival.

Encompassed by an idyllic triangle of the Chichester AONB, the South Downs National Park and the stunning South Coast, this well-placed property serves as an excellent base for exploring the incredible opportunities available in the area.

The property is conveniently adjoined to the owner's home; be welcomed in by its light and refreshing interior.

The spacious kitchen is complete to an immaculate standard, a wonderful spot to rustle up a hearty meal after an exhausting day of venturing through the South Downs.

The main living area is roomy, yet inviting and cosy, offering plenty of seating to relax on whilst you watch a film from a selection of DVD’s or relax with a soothing drink and listen to a wide selection of music CD’s.Or for those who are young at heart have some fun gaming on the Nintendo Wii.

A charming dining area sits to the side of the room, overlooking the side patio and enclosed garden to the back of the house, a great spot to reflect on the day's events and to plan for tomorrow.

Head upstairs and discover three well-presented bedrooms; one double, one twin/double and one single room, all serviced by a pristine family bathroom, with shower over bath, which completes the charming interior.

Take a seat on the patio and enjoy this wondrous location whilst the children and pets run and play in the private enclosed garden.

For those who prefer dining out, The Walnut Tree pub and restaurant is just an 8 minute walk away.

A farm shop is a mile away selling good quality local produce and also Manor Nursery where you can while a way some time and enjoy some lunch in their café/restaurant.

Chichester is the perfect base for your West Sussex break, an astounding city with breath-taking architecture and excellent choice of first-rate amenities to make the most of.

This area is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, from scenic coastline to idyllic undulating countryside; you do not have to travel far to be blown away by the natural beauty nearby.

Enjoy this sublimely located property, which welcomes all types of guests all-year-round.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin/double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with wood burning stove.
  • Oil central heating, electric woodburning style fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, Nintendo WII
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking for two cars
  • Rear enclosed garden with lawn and patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking in property
  • Two well behaved dogs allowed
  • Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 8 minute walk
  • Note: Washing machine in ground floor cloakroom.

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About the location


Goodwood 5 miles; West Wittering 9 miles; The Witterings 8 miles; Bracklesham Bay 8 miles Hayling Island 11 miles; Arundel 13 miles; Portsmouth 15 miles.

The city of Chichester dates back to before Roman times and is mentioned in the Domesday Book as having 300 dwellings. Being the only city in West Sussex, it holds pride of place as the county town and with its magnificent 12th century cathedral and its fine Georgian shopping centre, it can truly claim to be a cultural and artistic experience for anyone visiting. Why not join one of the guided walking tours that will take you around Chichester and the city walls, or explore art galleries, museums, and historic houses or take in a show at the renowned Festival Theatre? Many exhibitions and events take place throughout the year, making this a wonderful place to visit. The Market Cross, given to the city in 1501 to provide shelter to those selling produce, is said to be the finest in Britain. Still a vibrant city, Chichester with its pedestrian shopping area, Victorian tea rooms, quaint antiques shops and continental restaurants, offers visitors a day of delights. For those who enjoy the sea and watersports, make for the popular seaside resorts of East and West Wittering and Bracklesham Bay which are just on the doorstep for family days out; so with everything from snorkelling and diving to cycling, long country walks and bird watching, Chichester is the perfect setting for anything from summer holidays to cosy winter breaks. Take a walk along the Chichester Canal to Chichester Yacht Basin and Marina and enjoy the spectacular of the yachts and boats. Add to this a bit of kayaking, golf and fishing, and there’s plenty to keep the whole family occupied all year round, all of which are made better thanks to Chichester’s ‘micro-climate’. Goodwood is home to several events each year, starting with its Festival of Speed, then into Glorious Goodwood and finally Goodwood Revival bringing visitors from home and abroad to watch, listen and cheer as horses or cars race or parade in front of thousands of spectators. Chichester, is a city of history and intrigue, culture and cuisine, theatres and art galleries. Lying between two areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the South Downs and Chichester Harbour – as well as other nature reserves, stunning beaches and dramatic coastline to the south making a spectacular variety of places to discover and an ideal place for a break to unwind and relax.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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