THE PROPERTY The approach to Blue Ridge is via Gorse Avenue, the premier position within this well regarded private sea estate.
Set well back in its plot with landscaped front gardens and extensive driveway parking, all enclosed via a handsome brick wall.
On entering the property there is an impressive entrance hall with a stunning glass enclosed staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing, and doors leading to all of the ground floor rooms.
Due to its waterfront location, Blue Ridge has been designed to take advantage of its beautiful setting whilst remaining versatile. It does this by blending reception rooms and bedrooms on both the ground and first floors, allowing you to take in elevated views of the English Channel from both.
There are five bedrooms in total, all of which benefit from en-suite bathrooms. Four of these suites are located on the ground floor with the two principal rooms enjoying access out to the south facing rear garden. A large reception room with doors to the rear garden sits centrally on this floor with a study and utility room, which leads leading to the extensive garaging, completing this level.
The first-floor galleried landing forms part of a large open plan living space. This area is divided into three main sections, all of which enjoy spectacular views over the water. There is a spacious living room, formal dining area and well appointed ‘Alno' fitted kitchen. Large sliding glass doors lead out to the significant balcony with shielded seating and dining areas via glass panels and stairs leading to the rear garden.
Occupying the east side of the first floor and enjoying a north to south aspect is the magnificent master bedroom suite. This impressive space comprises of a south facing bedroom with views over the water and access to the balcony, a central dressing room with a generous amount of storage and a well appointed private bathroom.
Completing this floor is a separate cloakroom located on the landing and a storage room.
Of particular note is the provisions put in place for a lift shaft, which is currently serving as a storage cupboard on both the ground and first floor but has been designed to take a lift if a purchaser chooses to install one. The gardens are south facing and accessed from all of the principal rooms and first floor balcony. There is a sizable patio area and well kept lawns, with a variety of mature shrubs and a gate leading to the greensward and beach.
THE LOCATION Blue Ridge is situated on the Kingston Gorse Private Marine Estate; a coastal hamlet in the Arun district of West Sussex with a mainline station from Angmering to London Victoria in approximately 1 1/2 hours. Kingston Gorse is considered one of the most favoured residential areas on the West Sussex coast. It is approached via a one and a half mile country lane from the village of East Preston and has gated access during the summer weekends to maintain the high level of privacy and security that the residents have come to enjoy.
The pretty seaside village of East Preston in West Sussex is brimming with charm and character. The village lies between Chichester and Brighton and has become a popular location for second homeowners commuting from London. There is an abundance of leisure activities on your doorstep, including Chichester Marina for those with a passion for yachting or Goodwood, which offers horseracing, motor racing, golf and a variety of other leisure activities.
East Preston is some 62 miles from London, with a main line train station from Angmering to London Victoria in approximately 1 1⁄2 hours. The A27 divides this region of West Sussex and offers a quick link to the A3 to London and the West Country. Gatwick airport is some 40 miles via the A24 or 90 minutes by train.
Gorse Avenue, East Preston, West Sussex BN16