Riverside House, 2 Fitzalan Road, Arundel BN18 9JS

 

Luxury 3,800sqft (350m2) detached house with direct river frontage, landscaped gardens and panoramic views of the historic town of Arundel.

Accommodation

(See floor plan)

Description

Garden

Fully enclosed landscaped gardens with direct river frontage.

Weber BBQ

2 mountain bikes

Outdoor seating (2 big dining tables, 10 chairs, 3 benches)

House

River views & panoramic townscape views from all principle rooms.

New or nearly new soft furnishings
Sky TV (in 3 rooms) & wifi
Alarm
Modern central heating/ electrics
Double glazing

Dining room: seating for 10.

Utility room (Bosch washing machine and Bosch tumble drier) and fully appointed kitchen (John Lewis cutlery & glasses, Maxwell & Williams crockery, Nespresso Magimix coffee machine, Magimix mixer, Bosch microwave, Bosch oven, Bosch dishwasher).

Drawing room: seating for 8; fireplace; board games, LP player with classic vintage LPs.

Children's TV/play room: sofa, TV and children's toys.

Bedrooms: 5 bedrooms with 5 en-suite bathrooms. 2 first floor bedrooms with outside terrace with seating and river views. 1 ground floor shower room & toilet. White Company bed linen & towels. Feather & Black beds & mattresses. Karite toiletries.

Garage & study: locked and retained by owner for private storage (not part of the lettable area).

Covered entrance for prams and bikes

Parking for up to 6 cars

Welcome champagne hamper on arrival with tea, sugar, Nespresso capsules & crisps.

Household file with all the instructions for all the appliances and leaflets of things to do locally.

Around and about

Food & drink


Fine dining: The Parsons Table (http://theparsonstable.co.uk), The Town House (http://www.thetownhouse.co.uk), Amberley Castle (http://www.amberleycastle.co.uk), Bailiffscourt (http://www.hshotels.co.uk/bailiffscourt-hotel-and-spa)

Eating in Arundel: An unusually high number of restraurants for such a small town including : French/Indian/Chinese/Italian/English cuisine within the town centre

(around 10 restaurants)

Drinking in Arundel: 3 pubs, several with live music and showing live sports

Around: Chichester has a wide selection of modern bars, bistros and restaurants including : Carluccio's, Raymond Blanc, Cote, Bill's

Classic Country pubs: The George at Burpham (run by locals with real ales); The Black Rabbit in Arundel (notable for its riverside garden and views)
Further afield there is The Leconfield in Petworth, The George & Dragon in Houghton and The Sportsman Inn in Amberley (http://thesportsmanamberley.com)

Catering: Sussex Chef (https://www.sussexchef.com), The Loft @ Sparks Yard (http://www.theloftarundel.com)


Activities within Arundel

(arguably the prettiest and most historically interesting town within the district; renowned for its arts and history)

Shopping (e.g. interior design http://www.sparksyard.com), art galleries/antique shops/boutiques/indoor antiques and collectables markets/tea roomsEasily accessible walks along river Arun
Boats to rent from Arundel
Arundel Castle tours/festival/outside theatre/jousting (http://www.arundelcastle.org)
Arundel Cathedral (http://www.arundelcathedral.org)
Arundel Cricket Ground (regular touring matches) (http://www.cricketatarundelcastle.co.uk)
Arundel trout fishing (http://www.chalksprings.com)
Arundel street market (every Saturday) hot and cold foods etc
Arundel arts festival (http://www.arundelfestival.co.uk)

Arundel Riding Centre (http://www.arundelridingcentre.co.uk)

Arundel Wetland Centre home to great selection of birds with bird hides and a cafe overlooking the wetland lakes (http://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/arundel)

Boating at Swanbourne Lake: hire a row boat, enjoy the birds and afternoon tea overlooking the stunning lake.

Boating on the river Arun: hire a small moron boat and glide along the Arun.

Ferry to Littlehampton: take the ferry from Arundel to Littlehampton leaving most days durint the summer.

Activities around Arundel

Littlehampton fun fair suitable for children with variety of rides, slides, ice cream and cafes

Fishbourne Roman Palace: 20 mins by car. A roman palace of national importance. The largest roman palace in northern Europe (https://sussexpast.co.uk/properties-to-discover/fishbourne-roman-palace)

Goodwood Estate with famous downland golf course/country club with spa and pool/renowned horse racing/motor racing/aerodrome and Goodwood Country House (https://ticketing.goodwood.com)

Walking on sandy beaches at Climping (5 mins)
Easy access to the South Downs Way for walking/ramblers and biking (http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/south-downs-way)
Parham House country house (10 mins) (http://www.parhaminsussex.co.uk)
Amberley Castle (Michelin star country hotel) (8 mins) (http://www.amberleycastle.co.uk)

Amberley Museum (http://www.amberleymuseum.co.uk)
Bailiffscourt historic country house/hotel and spa (8 mins) (http://www.hshotels.co.uk/bailiffscourt-hotel-and-spa)
Amberley Wildbrook for nature lovers (8 mins) (http://www.sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserves/page00006.htm)
Duncton Mill for retreat/meditations and classes (http://www.dunctonmillfishery.co.uk)
Historic West Dean house and gardens for adult courses from yoga to horticulture (20 mins) (https://www.westdean.org.uk)

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (http://www.wealddown.co.uk)
Chichester 15 minutes (cathedral city/renowned theatre/shopping)
Market town of Midhurst (25 mins) with world famous Cowdray Polo Club (http://www.cowdraypolo.co.uk)
Market town of Petworth with Petworth Park landscaped by Capability Brown and the house housing an important collection of Turners
Brighton: 30 minutes (Royal Pavillion/The Lanes (shopping)/theatre/night clubs and bars/beaches)

For children

The 1/4 acre, well maintained mature garden, is fully enclosed with walls/fences and is secure and in our opinion child friendly
Arundel children's play area (extensive slides/swings and merry-go-rounds) (2 mins walk)
Arundel crazy/mini golf (3 mins walk)
Arundel all weather, flood lit tennis courts (3 mins walk)


Arundel library (http://www.westsussex.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/find_a_library/arundel_library.aspx)
Arundel Lido (outside swimming with a castle view!) (2 mins walk) (www.arundel-lido.com)

Flying Fortress children's indoor activity centre at Ford (5 mins) (http://www.flying-fortress.co.uk)

5-a-side football in Ford (5 mins) (http://www.ford-indoor-football-arena.com/your-indoor-arena)

There are nursery/childcare facilities by retired school teacher within the town
Militaria shops, ice cream shops, tea rooms overlooking the river all within Arundel
Boat trips on the Arun (start 5 mins walk away)
Golf/cafes and seaside fun at Litllehampton suitable for kids (8 mins)

Practical points

Delicatessen with fine cheeses/local meats and fine wines (3 mins walk)
Daily essentials can be found in town
Co-op (2 mins walk)
Waitrose in Littlehampton (10 mins) and Chichester (17 mins)
Post office and banks with cash points within Arundel
Taxi rank in town and at rail station (railway station 7 mins walk)
Bus stops in Arundel (regular buses from Brighton in the east and Chichester in the west are provided by Stagecoach route 700 and by Compass routes 71, 84 and 85)


Accessibility

Gatwick Airport 45mins by car or train
London Victoria 1h30 directly to Arundel station (there are also late night trains running regularly from Victoria to Gatwick)
Aerodromes at Shoreham (20 mins) and Goodwood (20mins)
(distances by car unless otherwise stated)

 

Services included

  • One linen and one towel change per week
  • Crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils
  • DVD player, Hi-fi
  • SKY TV HD
  • Wireless broadband

Additional chargeable services

  • babysitting
  • extra cleaning
  • extra catering
 

At a glance

Sleeps: 10
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 6

Pets:

By arrangement


Features

  • Direct river frontage
  • Views of castle and cathedral
  • Newly refurbished
  • Detached with landscaped gardens
  • Electric security gates
  • Cot & highchair available
  • Wifi/Broadband & Sky TV HD
  • 45min by car to Gatwick airport; 1h30min direct train to London Victoria
  • Clenaing by seperate negociations

Tariffs

 

Per week

(check-in at 4pm; check-out at 10am)

1 June to 30 September; Christmas & New year holidays

 

£4,000

Rest of the year

 

£3,000

Goodwood weeks

(Revival, Festival of Speed, Glorious Goodwood)

£6,000

For booking enquiries, please contact Adrian

 

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