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Curlews, West Sussex

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Overview

Curlews is a stunning, eco-friendly home with enviable views, a concealed lift, and direct access to the beach.

This design-led property has an upside-down layout, with bedrooms on the ground floor and a spacious open-plan living area on the first floor, to make the most of the breath-taking sea views.

Large windows frame the water at every opportunity, and draw you to the ocean beyond. Yet, unlike the exterior, which is streamlined and modern, there's a warmth and tranquillity that flows throughout inside, encouraging blissful relaxation.

The sitting room has a peaceful palette of soft blues and neutral tones, which are both calm and inviting. There's a wood burning stove to keep you company on wintery nights, and a TV if you tire of the view!

The library, with its beautifully presented, covetable collection of books, provides the perfect excuse to while away the hours. If you look carefully, you’ll discover the secret bathroom, hidden behind one of the bookshelves, offering possibly the best view of any room in the house.

The kitchen is extremely well-equipped with a vast, amply-stocked pantry, and a Lacanche range which makes cooking an enjoyable task. There's also a simple, yet elegant dining area with panoramic views.

On the ground floor, discover four sumptuous king-size bedrooms (one of which can be split into two single beds), and three bathrooms. Each room has it's own private terrace and views across the sea or garden. There's also an internal lift, and a fully accessible wet room.

The owner, an artist, has a studio tucked away the ground floor too, and many of her beautiful pieces are exhibited throughout the property.

The outside space has also been thoughtfully designed, offering a variety of places to eat, drink, and relax depending on the time of day and temperature. The Derek Jarmanesque garden provides the perfect spot for sundowners and the comfortable seating area with BBQ will tempt you to dine al fresco, making the most of a balmy summer’s evening.

The breath-taking sea views coupled with the sensitively curated design, provides an exquisite setting for a truly unforgettable coastal escape.

Facilities & features

  • Parking
  • Wood burner
  • Range cooker
  • Pet friendly
  • BBQ
  • Fire pit
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Coastal setting

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Location

Selsey, West Sussex

Selsey is a small seaside town, eight miles south of Chichester on the southernmost point of the Manhood Peninsula. It's name is derived from the Saxon name of 'Seals-ey', or Island of Seals as it was at that time. Best known for it's fresh lobster and crab (which is delicious) Selsey has a long history of fishing and still has it's own fleet. The beach is shingle, but it stretches for miles along the coastline as far as East and West Wittering making it a popular spot in the summer.

Owner recommendations

Where to eat and drink

You really must make the most of the stunning position of the cottage.

My favourite spot for coffee is on the front balcony at Curlews, overlooking the sea.

For an evening drink, we love to watch the sun setting at the Crown & Anchor in Dell Quay.

My recommendation for a local restaurant would be the wonderful Crab & Lobster in Sidlesham, which has an unrivalled, locally sourced, seafood menu.

What to do in the local area

I love to walk to Church Norton, along the shingle beach, past the train carriage cottages, across the Nature Reserve, and around Pagham Harbour to the Saxon Chapel.

If you’re feeling adventurous you must try paddle boarding from the beach, or at least enjoy watching others!

Things to do

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Price List

Date Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Date3 Jan 2023 - 9 Feb 2023 priceMon fnights£395.00 priceTue fnights£395.00 priceWed fnights£395.00 priceThu fnights£395.00 priceFri fnights£395.00 priceSat fnights£395.00 priceSun fnights£395.00
Date10 Feb 2023 - 16 Feb 2023 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date17 Feb 2023 - 23 Mar 2023 priceMon fnights£395.00 priceTue fnights£395.00 priceWed fnights£395.00 priceThu fnights£395.00 priceFri fnights£395.00 priceSat fnights£395.00 priceSun fnights£395.00
Date24 Mar 2023 - 13 Apr 2023 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date14 Apr 2023 - 16 Apr 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date17 Apr 2023 - 27 Apr 2023 priceMon fnights£435.00 priceTue fnights£435.00 priceWed fnights£435.00 priceThu fnights£435.00 priceFri fnights£435.00 priceSat fnights£435.00 priceSun fnights£435.00
Date28 Apr 2023 - 30 Apr 2023 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date1 May 2023 - 25 May 2023 priceMon fnights£435.00 priceTue fnights£435.00 priceWed fnights£435.00 priceThu fnights£435.00 priceFri fnights£435.00 priceSat fnights£435.00 priceSun fnights£435.00
Date26 May 2023 - 1 Jun 2023 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date2 Jun 2023 - 6 Jul 2023 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date7 Jul 2023 - 11 Jul 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date12 Jul 2023 - 16 Jul 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date17 Jul 2023 - 30 Jul 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date31 Jul 2023 - 5 Aug 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date6 Aug 2023 - 31 Aug 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date1 Sept 2023 - 6 Sept 2023 priceMon fnights£435.00 priceTue fnights£435.00 priceWed fnights£435.00 priceThu fnights£435.00 priceFri fnights£435.00 priceSat fnights£435.00 priceSun fnights£435.00
Date7 Sept 2023 - 10 Sept 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date11 Sept 2023 - 12 Oct 2023 priceMon fnights£435.00 priceTue fnights£435.00 priceWed fnights£435.00 priceThu fnights£435.00 priceFri fnights£435.00 priceSat fnights£435.00 priceSun fnights£435.00
Date13 Oct 2023 - 26 Oct 2023 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date27 Oct 2023 - 14 Dec 2023 priceMon fnights£395.00 priceTue fnights£395.00 priceWed fnights£395.00 priceThu fnights£395.00 priceFri fnights£395.00 priceSat fnights£395.00 priceSun fnights£395.00
Date15 Dec 2023 - 28 Dec 2023 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date29 Dec 2023 - 1 Jan 2024 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date2 Jan 2024 - 8 Feb 2024 priceMon fnights£395.00 priceTue fnights£395.00 priceWed fnights£395.00 priceThu fnights£395.00 priceFri fnights£395.00 priceSat fnights£395.00 priceSun fnights£395.00
Date9 Feb 2024 - 15 Feb 2024 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date16 Feb 2024 - 28 Mar 2024 priceMon fnights£395.00 priceTue fnights£395.00 priceWed fnights£395.00 priceThu fnights£395.00 priceFri fnights£395.00 priceSat fnights£395.00 priceSun fnights£395.00
Date29 Mar 2024 - 18 Apr 2024 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date19 Apr 2024 - 2 May 2024 priceMon fnights£435.00 priceTue fnights£435.00 priceWed fnights£435.00 priceThu fnights£435.00 priceFri fnights£435.00 priceSat fnights£435.00 priceSun fnights£435.00
Date3 May 2024 - 5 May 2024 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date6 May 2024 - 23 May 2024 priceMon fnights£435.00 priceTue fnights£435.00 priceWed fnights£435.00 priceThu fnights£435.00 priceFri fnights£435.00 priceSat fnights£435.00 priceSun fnights£435.00
Date24 May 2024 - 30 May 2024 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date31 May 2024 - 4 Jul 2024 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date5 Jul 2024 - 29 Aug 2024 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date30 Aug 2024 - 17 Oct 2024 priceMon fnights£435.00 priceTue fnights£435.00 priceWed fnights£435.00 priceThu fnights£435.00 priceFri fnights£435.00 priceSat fnights£435.00 priceSun fnights£435.00
Date18 Oct 2024 - 31 Oct 2024 priceMon fnights£480.00 priceTue fnights£480.00 priceWed fnights£480.00 priceThu fnights£480.00 priceFri fnights£480.00 priceSat fnights£480.00 priceSun fnights£480.00
Date1 Nov 2024 - 12 Dec 2024 priceMon fnights£395.00 priceTue fnights£395.00 priceWed fnights£395.00 priceThu fnights£395.00 priceFri fnights£395.00 priceSat fnights£395.00 priceSun fnights£395.00
Date13 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00
Date28 Dec 2024 - 1 Jan 2025 priceMon fnights£535.00 priceTue fnights£535.00 priceWed fnights£535.00 priceThu fnights£535.00 priceFri fnights£535.00 priceSat fnights£535.00 priceSun fnights£535.00

Concierge

Our Services

Enhance your stay with luxurious extras, such as in-house spa and beauty treatments, indulgent hampers and private chefs or let us do the legwork; upgrade to our bespoke concierge service and we'll make bookings and reservations for you.

Laundry and housekeeping

Take a real break from it all and leave the chores to someone else, with additional housekeeping and laundry services.

Local information

Dive straight into your stay and make the most of West Sussex. As local experts, we’ll offer tailored recommendations.

Partner contacts

Choose only the best local businesses in West Sussex, from restaurants and artisan stores to activity providers.

Equipment hire

Pack with ease and travel light – we’ll provide details for hiring items such as bikes, paddleboards and baby equipment.

Babysitting information

Enjoy some rare time to yourselves while little ones are looked after by a trusted childcare professional.

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