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The Cart Barn

Chichester (4mls E), Sussex
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Electric vehicle charging
Swimming pool
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set in a peaceful rural location within the South Downs National Park, perfect for walkers
  • relax in the garden or take a dip in the pool
  • The ideal base for a trip to Goodwood, or a day at the fabulous beaches at East and West Wittering
Property code: 77402

East meets West in this contemporary barn conversion, perfect for walkers in a secluded rural location in South Downs National park

Tucked away in a peaceful spot adjacent to the owners’ home, yet with privacy assured, this former barn offers stylish accommodation and easy access to the many attractions West Sussex has to offer. If lazy days spent at the beach are your style, the beautiful shores at East and West Wittering are accessible from here or take the short trip into Bognor Regis. Head to the nearby village of Oving, where you will find a traditional inn complete with its own Brewery or explore the many other pretty towns and villages nearby including Chichester and Bosham. Ideally situated for visit to the Goodwood Estate, the property offers excellent road links as well as wonderful walks through the South Downs.

On entering the detached property you are met by a beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with doors leading into the garden and a wood burner for those cosy evenings in. This stunning space has a high vaulted ceiling and contemporary styling, complete with hand crafted wooden details. This is the perfect spot to relax after a day spent exploring the delights of West Sussex, curl up and watch your favourite film on the Smart TV. The seating in the lounge is a king-size sofa bed which is suitable for 2 additional guests, on request at the point of booking. The stylish kitchen area is well-equipped with an electric oven and gas hob, fridge with ice compartment, capsule coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. You are also invited to take a complimentary introduction to Barista coffee so you can make the most of the high end coffee machine to enjoy your own flat whites or expresso's.A  spacious dining area is adjacent for enjoying leisurely  meals. A stylish double bedroom and bathroom, with shower over bath and WC complete the accommodation.

Heading outside from the lounge area you will find a patio with garden furniture and BBQ. This fully enclosed space is a private spot for settling down with a good book or wander past the grapevines

There is use of the owners on site swimming pool between 1st July and 31st August with daily opening times of 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm
 

  • 1 bedroom - double
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher, capsule coffee machine, washing machine and microwave
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Beach 5 miles, shops 3 miles and pub 1.5 miles
  • Smart TV available in the lounge
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Sleep 2+2 with a king-size sofa bed in the lounge area suitable for 2 adults (there is an additional charge of £50.00 per week/part week for the use of the sofa bed, please advise when booking)
  • Increased accessibility - please ensure you refer to our FAQs
  • There is use of the owners on site swimming pool between 1st July and 31st August with daily opening times of 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm
  • Use of EV Charger for an additional cost paid directly to the owner
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • Arrival: 15:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Jackie Hammond

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Jackie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 56 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jill, 16th February 2024

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Kuniko and Andy gave us and our dog a very warm welcome on arrival. We were amazed and delighted by the beauty of the Japanese furniture and influences made by Andy, a talented craftsman. It is beautifully appointed, nothing left out or skimped on. All to a very high standard. Andy is also a coffee aficionado and has put in a fantastic coffee machiRead morene for guests which he demonstrated for us. My husband wants one now. All in all a beautiful holiday let and well deserving of 5 stars plus some. Hide

Reviewed by Christine, 3rd February 2024

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Reviewed by Anita, 15th January 2024

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Reviewed by Paul, 23rd December 2023

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Cart Barn is located in a lovely village and close to beaches and towns and great for dog walking and exploring. The barn is wonderfull, clean, well presented and has all the amenties required with some special touches included. The Coffee Machine and grinder, log burner and Range cooker made all the difference for our Christmas stay and we enjoyedRead more a lovely Christmas Day meal at the Barn. The Dog really liked the treat provided too - thanks, You have a great place and it was the perfect choice. Hide

Reviewed by Bernard, 1st December 2023

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Everything was fantastic. Top marks all round. Will likely visit again. The whole place is well designed and feels great quality. Also, the owner's passion for coffee really shines, with the inclusion of a Londinium coffee machine. with full instructions. The bed was very comfortable, which is rarely the case when staying away. Prefer a more traditRead moreional couch over a sofabed, but other than that... perfect! And it's dog friendly! Hide

Reviewed by Alan, 26th November 2023

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The cart barn was excellent in every way. The log fire was burning and freshly cooked muffins awaited our arrival. There is all the equipment you could possibly need including an area set up for dogs including dog biscuits. The barn was very warm and great to return to after a cold day walking on the beach. We tried four pubs and they were all veryRead more good and dog friendly. Our favourite was The George for atmosphere and food. Very tastefully decorated for Christmas. We would love to return. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda, 13th November 2023

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The cart barn is beautifully designed with lots of bespoke touches & attention to detail inside. We found it really relaxing & a great place to come back to after a day out. It was immaculately clean! And such a nice touch with the home made cakes on arrival. The owners were very welcoming but not intrusive which is a good balance.

Reviewed by Roy, 15th October 2023

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Reviewed by Elizabeth, 13th October 2023

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We had a wonderful time at the Cart Barn. It was so clean and beautifully decorated we couldn't have asked for more.

Reviewed by Alan, 8th October 2023

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Excellent location for exploring the Chichester area .

Reviewed by Peter, 4th October 2023

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Reviewed by Suzanne, 15th September 2023

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We had a very enjoyable stay at The Cart Barn, thoroughly recommend the property, lovely quiet rural location with lots of places to visit nearby.

Reviewed by Emma, 11th August 2023

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We had a great week in this cottage which has been fitted out so beautifully. The garden is lovely too, a real suntrap. It was great to have use of the owners pool too.

Reviewed by Matthew, 4th August 2023

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Brilliant stay - would highly recommend

Reviewed by Sue, 29th July 2023

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Lovely, quiet, clean, stylish and dog friendly cottage. The area is amazing, lots to do and visit, all very close by. If you love walking, there are loads of shoreline walks with traditional pubs along the way. In particular, we enjoyed our visit to West Dean Gardens, Chidham, Bosham and the Weald and Downland living museum.

Reviewed by Ian, 21st July 2023

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Excellent

Reviewed by Patricia, 13th July 2023

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Very well appointed unit, excellent location and very quiet. Would definitely recommend to friends.

Reviewed by Liz, 23rd June 2023

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We had a brilliant week in a lovely cottage where everything had been thought of! Loved the space and the layout of the open plan area. The garden was very well cared for with beautiful flowers. We sat in the garden every day and we were lucky enough to have use of the owners pool, which was very welcome. The location was perfect for the places we Read morewanted to visit, Arundel, Petworth House, Weald and Downland Museum, West Wittering, etc. A big thank you to the owners. Hide

Reviewed by Philip, 2nd June 2023

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Our host was most helpful but unobtrusive. The barn is furnished in Japanese style and we really appreciated the craftsmanship of the wooden furniture and the calm atmosphere. Kitchen equipment was excellent. A great base for exploring the South Downs and coast - we stayed for 2 weeks and still didn't get to see everything on our list. Private use Read moreof the owners outdoor pool was an unexpected but very welcome bonus in 2 weeks of scorching heat! Hide

Reviewed by Tina, 19th May 2023

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Absolutely lovely cottage with everything you need. Good location with beaches not far in the car and lovely walks on your doorstep. Owners lovely and the dog loved the garden. Would definitely return.

Reviewed by Diane, 13th May 2023

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Reviewed by Joanne, 5th May 2023

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Lovely cottage with lots of nice touches. Very comfortable lounge area and well-equipped kitchen. Super-comfortable bed with really nice quality linen. Great to have an enclosed garden although the garden gate is a bit low for a bigger dog. Our dog could have jumped it so we couldnt let him in the garden unless we were out there as well but to be fRead moreair it wasnt much of a problem as the garden is a real sun trap with lovely garden furniture. Nice pub 3m away but not easiest walk with a dog Hide

Reviewed by Leona, 21st April 2023

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Fantastic location to explore the multiple attractions around the south coast and nicely appointed accommodation. Will be back

Reviewed by Jane, 14th April 2023

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Wonderful stay.Beautiful accommodation and comfortable.

Reviewed by Pat, 24th March 2023

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Absulutly spotless.Bespoke furniture,comfy bed,hi spec kitchen equipment.great wood burning fire.Hosts were available if required ,not intrusive.

Reviewed by Jo, 17th March 2023

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I can't fault this cottage in any way. It is very warm and comfortable. Extremely well equipped and beautifully furnished. And the coffee machine is amazing!

Reviewed by Bartolome, 13th March 2023

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The owners were very welcoming The property was to a very high standard in comfort cleanliness and amenities would not hesitate in recommending this property

Reviewed by Karen, 4th March 2023

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Enjoyed our stay very comfortable with everything you need and the coffee was great! Weather awful but nice to return to the property and log burner. Had a decent take out curry from Basmati and Sunday lunch at Gribble Inn.

Reviewed by lennie, 24th February 2023

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Really nice cottage pictures dont do it justice how nice it is inside really recommend will be returning for sure

Reviewed by Sarah, 24th December 2022

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A wonderful place to stay. We arrived on Christmas Eve and were made to feel very welcome. The property exceeded all expectations. Stylish and well equipped, with some beautifully inviting features, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend!

Reviewed by Sergio, 12th December 2022

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Nice, clean, bright, quiet, welcoming and beautifully decorated old barn conversion. Perfect for a winter break with the log burner. Really nice touches like warm homemade muffins on arrival, salt for the bath, new scented candle to burn... List is endless. Enclosed garden perfect for dogs. Big bath that fits a tall bloke. If you need anything owneRead morers live closeby and would be happy to help. I am coming again. I would recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Michael, 9th December 2022

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Lovely barn very good facilities, ideal location to explore the South Coast with Chichester on your doorstep. Owners live near by and are extremely helpful if required. Very cold whilst we were there but log burner kept us nice and warm. Good size enclosed garden so no need to worry about your dog. Would definitely recommend to my friends and familRead morey Hide

Reviewed by Brian, 21st November 2022

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This is a beautiful cottage in an ideal position only a couple of miles from Chichester. Really clean and well presented with everything you would want. Unfortunately we were there in November so a bit wet and not able to make use of the enclosed garden for sitting out. The wood burner was great to use although more than warm enough from heating. IRead moref you are a coffee fanatic there is a wonderful Londinium coffee machine to use but we werent brave enough. Hide

Reviewed by Nigel, 11th November 2022

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Very comfortable stay - very well equipped and furnished to a high standard.

Reviewed by Christine, 4th November 2022

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Comfortable and spacious accommodation in a convenient location near to many interesting towns and places to visit. We liked the amazing coffee machine, huge cooker and very effective wood burner!

Reviewed by Kerry, 21st October 2022

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Reviewed by Pete, 7th October 2022

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A great location, especially for dog owners. Nice and airy barn conversion, with log burner (not needed this week), enclosed garden and all mod cons. South Downs National Park is on your doorstep with lots of woodland walks, and youre only 30 minutes drive from the coast with West Wittering a delight for dogs at this time of year.

Reviewed by Neil, 30th September 2022

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An excellent property very well situated for exploring Sussex.

Reviewed by Enid, 4th September 2022

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Accommodation is first class, attention to detail outstanding. Garden a haven.

Reviewed by Anne, 12th August 2022

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We were delighted with our stay. The cottage is spotless and beautifully styled throughout and has a pretty garden stocked with lavender and fruit trees. The kitchen was very well designed. Our hosts were really helpful and welcoming but also gave us plenty of space. The spiced homemade muffins that were waiting for us on arrival were delicious.

Reviewed by Nancy, 29th July 2022

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Cart barn was a great place from which to explore the West Sussex countryside. We took our dog and never drove more than 15 mins to find excellent trails, walks and pubs. The barn was very comfortable and equipped to a high standard. The garden is totally enclosed, no way of escape for our dog! Owners were lovely people who were happy to share theiRead morer knowledge of the local area and made us feel very welcome. The pool was amazing and such a bonus to have it to ourselves. Hope to return one day. Hide

Reviewed by Richard, 22nd July 2022

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Cart Barn was extremely well appointed & presented. The nicest touch apart from the friendly welcome was the Expresso Machine complete with a barista lesson . Great location easy access to Chichester , Arundel Castle, Goodwood Park , Cowdray Park & Petworth . I also recommend the wineries at Tillington as worth a visit .

Reviewed by Billy, 15th July 2022

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Reviewed by Cathy, 10th July 2022

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The Cart Shed is in a great location to explore the South Downs and the coast. The use of the pool was fantastic. Most mod cons were available. Its a coffee haven, which we did enjoy but would have liked a teapot! The only drawback for us was that the bedroom is a metre away from a busy gravel driveway. This is shared by neighbours and a small induRead morestrial unit. It was very intrusive, especially early mornings. Hide

Reviewed by Jeannette, 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Helen, 17th June 2022

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Lovely stay. Luxury accommodation. It is comfortable and relaxing Friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by David, 3rd June 2022

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Reviewed by Joanne, 27th May 2022

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Loved the property and the location was great too. Very nice attention to detail throughout and a very peaceful, comfortable place to stay. Owners next door were very pleasant and helpful.

Reviewed by Valerie, 13th May 2022

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The comfy cottage was a delight, and the sunny garden added to our pleasure. Charming and helpful hosts.

Reviewed by Beverley, 29th April 2022

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On arrival we were very impressed with the property the lady had baked us muffins lovely touch she came to introduce herself and help us with any equipment she was very helpful the property had everything you needed for a lovely stay my dog had his own area and was greeted with water bowl and treats and he enjoyed the garden area we had a lovely stRead moreay here far better than any hoseasons property I have ever stayed at we would have liked to walk to a pub/restaurant but none were really viable Hide

Reviewed by Joan, 22nd April 2022

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Reviewed by Andrew, 28th March 2022

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Reviewed by Amy, 25th March 2022

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The barn was amazing, every little detail had been thought of and it was been warm and welcoming. The owner and her daughter ensured we were ok and if we needed anything we just needed to contact them. We didn't need anything because they had thought of everything and had gone above and beyond. Was so so happy with the place, it was amazing, east tRead moreo find and will definitely look to go back in the future Hide

Reviewed by John, 18th March 2022

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Excellent hosts. Made to feel very welcome. Loved the coffee machine. Location of cottage ideal for touring the area and lots to see

Reviewed by Stephen, 5th March 2022

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Reviewed by Gail, 28th February 2022

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A really well converted barn in a calming Japanese style with woodwork created by Andrew with Kukiko. Really well equipped with a fabulous cooking range, high end cooking pots, sharp knives (makes a change!) and as for the beautiful high end espresso machine and beautiful coffee, what can I say but wow. The efficient and easy wood burner was much nRead moreeeded in grim weather with a good initial supply of logs and then a further supply at 10 per box. Bedroom very comfortable. All very clean. Excellent Hide

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