Old Lock Cottage is a charming yachtsman cottage in the popular sailing village of Birdham, just 4 miles from historic Chichester.
The cottage is just steps from both Chichester Marina and Birdham Pool on the beautiful Chichester Harbour, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The 18 miles Salterns Way runs right outside the
garden gates providing a lovely hiking / biking trail to Chichester and the beaches at West Wittering and East Head.
The cottage is on a private dead end road and is very peaceful, perfect for short breaks or longer vacations. There is a small enclosed patio garden with a fish pond, and plenty of seating so you can enjoy being outdoors.
Inside, the cottage has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and can accommodate 6 people in comfort. It is well decorated with comfortable, contemporary furniture. Downstairs there is a large open plan living / dining room with a wood burning stove, French doors onto the garden, and plenty of books. There is a large TV with Sky package, a Blueray/DVD player, a bluetooth speaker, and WiFi.
The separate kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and includes a range with a gas hob and electric oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, and Nespresso coffee machine. If you don't feel like cooking it's only a short walk to The Boathouse restaurant in Chichester Marina, or you could take a walk or short drive to one of the many restaurants and pubs nearby.
There is a double bedroom on the ground floor with an adjacent shower room. Upstairs there are two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and plenty of in built wardrobes. The master bedroom has a king size bed, and there is a twin bedroom across the landing. Good quality linens and towels and a welcome pack of toiletries are provided.
There is a parking for 2 cars opposite the gates and additional parking is available at Chichester Marina.