This coastal chic bolthole is within a pebble's throw of the beach and has been given a smart New England-style makeover that’s as cool and fresh as a Sussex sea breeze! It is fab for families, with the latest mod cons, games room, lovely enclosed garden with its own path to the beach.
The hub of the house is the open plan living dining area which runs through to the large, well equipped kitchen, including an American style fridge freezer. While rustling up some food or chatting at the funky dining table for 10, parents can keep an eye on the children, whether they’re delving into the toy box or watching favourite programmes on the 50”, wall-mounted SMART TV. At one end of the living room, a games room makes a cool hang out for teenagers, with a pool table or table tennis and grown-ups can have their own space too in a sophisticated, separate lounge with sumptuous sofas and another SMART TV.
Stepping outside, the fantastic south-facing walled garden is an oasis for parents to relax and children to safely play. Comfy, contemporary rattan furniture is set out on the patio, with a large gas BBQ and there are sun loungers and giant bean bags on an elevated sun deck. Children’s golf and cricket sets are provided for games on the lawn, as well as a paddling pool to have fun cooling down, not forgetting teh sea is just a short toddle away along the garden's (gated) private path!
For the all important good nights’ sleep, Craig House has three spacious bedrooms which are simple and minimalist in style, with Egyptian cotton bedding to snuggle into. Parents can keep baby close in either of the two ensuite double rooms, with space for a travel cot in both (1 cot provided). The third bedroom is designed for versatility, with two single beds that have pull out trunk beds at floor level which are ideal for toddlers. The family room also has French doors to a south facing balcony with a couple of chairs and views to the sea. The family bathroom has stripped wood panelling and a large bath with an overhead shower.
Craig House is a spacious family home for up to 8 people, with two living rooms, two SMART TV’s, a games room, large modern kitchen and three bedrooms. Two double bedrooms are ensuite and both have space for a travel cot. A third children's bedroom has two single beds with two pull out trunk beds at floor level. The panelled family bathroom has a large bath and shower. Outside, there's a lovely enclosed and south-facing garden with its own private pathway to the beach.
Just 90 minutes from central London, Craig House is a real find, in a surprisingly undiscovered corner of the West Sussex coast on the private Angmering-On-Sea coastal estate.
The house has a direct path to a scrunchy shingle beach where children can happily splosh pebbles into the waves and watch windsurfers and kite surfers doing their thing.
There is a parade of shops less than 5-minutes walk from the house which includes a deli and convenience store selling small toys, a cafe with children’s menu, a choice of pubs and restaurants that also do take-aways.
The closest small town is Rustington (5-10 minutes drive) which has a selection of local shops, post office, Boots the Chemist, Superdrug, banks and a beauty clinic. The nearest supermarkets are Sainsburys in Rustington and Waitrose in Littlehampton (10 minutes drive), with home deliveries available online for both.
Littlehampton boasts blue flag beaches and is renowned as one of the best places for crabbing on the south coast. Families can also hop on a train along the promenade, play a round of adventure golf, have fun on the rides at the Harbour amusement park or take an exhilarating trip on the Black Hawk speedboat. Don't miss a sunday stroll followed by brunch at the the cool, contemporary but child-friendly East Beach cafe on the sea front, which is hard to miss thanks to its superb architecture.
Close to Littlehampton, at Ford, Flying Fortress is a multi award-winning children’s activity centre with an amazing play frame, bouncy castle, painting, colouring and storytelling sessions, plus a good cafe.
Arundel Castle is straight from the storybooks of knights and princesses or Arundel Lido has a 25m outdoor pool, an adjoining 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and a large, separate children's paddling pool.
Brighton, Worthing and Chichester are all within easy reach of Craig House with plenty more things to see and do for all ages, superb high street and boutique shopping, fabulous places to eat and a hip social scene.
Nearest Medical Services (GP & A&E): Worthing Hospital or Chichester hospital for A&E. Nearest drop in NHS centre is based in Littlehampton that is a 10 minute drive.