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Dolphin Cottage, 65 Downview Road, Felpham, West Sussex, PO22 8JA


Dolphin Cottage, 65 Downview Road, Felpham, West Sussex, PO22 8JA

Well-presented detached house with light and bright accommodation and superb west facing garden with planning permission for ground floor extension (FP/141/17/HH)

Utility Room/W.C., Dining Room, Sitting Room, Sun Room, Study Area, 3 First Floor Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Driveway Parking, Garage, Large West Facing Rear Gardens.


Dolphin Cottage, 65 Downview Road, was built in the 1940’s and has been extended and re-decorated to create a spacious family home where the current owners have restored and improved many features both internally and externally. The property benefits from planning permission for a ground floor 400 sq ft extension (FP/141/17/HH). The plans have been designed specifically to complement the existing attractive rear elevation whilst maintain pleasant views from the 1st floor over the rear garden. The plans include a new kitchen/breakfast room 20 x 12 ft maximum interconnecting with a new dining/garden room 19ft x 18ft with panoramic views into the garden. The overall scheme also provides options to convert the existing kitchen into a study interconnecting with the dining/garden room; and converting the existing dining room into a 4th double bedroom complete with ensuite shower room and fitted wardrobes. Previously planning permission was granted (FP/11/05) for a two-storey rear extension which would have provided for a further bedroom on the 1st floor.

Currently, the existing ground floor comprises of a large entrance hall, sitting room with fireplace, kitchen breakfast room and a separate dining room with original stained glass porthole windows. At the rear of the house there is a sun room which the current owners inform us has foundations to accommodate a further first floor extension and there’s a useful utility room with W.C. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms, all with built in storage, a large landing with a study area and access to the family bathroom which is light and bright with a modern white suite. The rear garden is a particular feature of the house being mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs and has a terraced area adjacent to the property and a useful greenhouse. A further section of garden at the very rear of the plot has a summer house and shed. At the front of the property there is a large driveway with off road parking for several cars and access to the single garage which has power and light. 

Downview Road is located close to the golf course and Felpham Village and which offers wide ranging amenities and a choice of schools, doctor’s surgeries, shops and public houses. There are also many recreational facilities including a sports centre with swimming pool, sailing and sports club. There is a regular bus service linking Felpham to neighboring Bognor Regis and Arundel and Chichester are located within a 10 mile radius. The nearby Goodwood Estate is renowned for the Festival of Speed, The Revival and Glorious Goodwood. The beautiful South Downs with its new National Park status offer a host of leisure and outdoor pursuits and activities.