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Holiday Bungalow Full Access To Private Amenities-Pool, Jacuzzi, Country Pub

Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet in Earnley, Chichester, Sussex, England - Private Access To Beach

Nestled on the picturesque West Sussex coastline ‘It's A Dog's Life’ chalet is a family owned property located on the Medmerry Park (formerly Sussex Beach) Holiday Village, 7 miles south of the historic cathedral City of Chichester, 2 miles from the beautiful seemingly endless, Blue Flag rated, sandy beach at West Wittering. The area is known locally as ‘God’s pocket’ as it boasts the best weather in England!


Chichester Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Heated Towel Rail
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms plus Double sofa bed in Lounge) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 – Double bed, large built in wardrobes/cupboards plus a standalone wardrobe and chest of draws. Bedroom 2 – 2 single beds with 2 small standalone wardrobes and chest of drawers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Swimming Pool open from 1st May to 30th September. Due to the rural location of the property we recommend that guests bring a car. Outside: Enclosed decking area with garden table and chairs.


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Holiday Bungalow Full Access To Private Amenities-Pool, Jacuzzi, Country Pub
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Lovely property and grounds, home from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely short stay for a family wedding. Would love to go back for a longer stay

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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One of the best relaxing short stays we as a family had in recent times

  • 5 of 5

Jackie and Paul were very kind to allow us have our cat even though we did not mention in the booking. The chalet is small but very cosy and intelligently laid out for comfort, very neat and clean. The holiday park is right beside a quiet beach and very near to the green flag white sand beach. Very happy overall. thanks

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely chalet in a great position.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. We will return soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely weekend break

  • 5 of 5

A lovely chalet, clean, well equipped and very cosy.

The surrounding area was beautiful, perfect for walks.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely chalet, in an idilic setting.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect chalet,lovely and clean with everything you would need. A short walk to the beach, a 25min drive to Chichester and lots of places to eat nearby.

We had a wonderful break, Thankyou

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
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A Very Convenient Stay for the Goodwood Revival

  • 4 of 5

The accommodation was as represented (although the resort's pool and jacuzzi were locked up, for unknown reasons); the cottage was clean, well-appointed, and everything worked. You'll need a car, however, since you are quite a ways out from the nearest town. I suggest buying groceries in Chichester, since the Co-Op (in the town closest to the resort) is quite small. The beach is literally a five-minute walk from the cottage, although it's a rocky beach (not suitable for bathing) and the water was quite rough -- but a great thing to be able to be so close to the water. Getting into Chichester was perhaps 20 minutes, worst case, which is great. Jackie, the owner, was very responsive; she met us at the gate, and gave us a quick orientation (which was much needed); the materials she provided about the cottage and the area were excellent, and very thorough. Good value for the money.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. It was unfortunate that the site had a maintenance problem with the pool but it was quickly resolved. We would love to welcome you back again.
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Jackie Rippon
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Jackie Rippon

We are a normal family who enjoy spending time away from the hustle and bustle of modern working life.

Getting away from it all is number one on our list of priorities and being spoilt comes a close second!

Jackie Rippon purchased this bungalow in 2015

Why Jackie Rippon chose Chichester

We love this area of the South Coast as it boast some great facilities and things to do, it really does cater for all! Everything you need only a short distance away.

Located in a great Holiday Village site, the Chalet is only 2 miles from a brilliant sandy beach and the surrounding countryside is beautiful and peaceful but not too sleepy!

Easy to get to from the A3 or A27. We feel relaxed as soon as we get here and hope you will agree.

What makes this bungalow unique

Beautiful, tranquil location, with private beach access, ideally suited to both families or for quiet get aways and romantic retreats.

The location of the property also boasts great relaxing or adventurous activities such as surfing, rambling, fishing breaks or just spending a few days catching up with a good book.

The holiday site has a swimming pool, country pub and convenience store amongst it's many amenities but retains its quiet, peaceful ambience which is a far cry from a Hi-de-Hi holiday camp.


Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Medmerry Arms
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.25 Kilometres


Private access path to Earnley/Bracklesham pebble beach (350 metres).

2 miles from the beautiful seemingly endless, Blue Flag rated, sandy beach at West Wittering.


London Waterloo Train Station - 74 miles

London Gatwick Airport - 52 miles

London Heathrow Airport - 69 miles

Chichester Train Station - 7 miles

Nearest main road routes:

From the North: M25 (Junction 7) / M23 / A23 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)

From the North: A24 / A29 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)

From the North: A3(M) junction 5 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)

From the South West : M27 / A27 / A286 (Witterings, Selsey)


Bracklesham Bay - 1 mile

East Wittering - 2 miles

West Wittering - 3 miles

Bosham - 9 miles

Chichester - 7 miles

Portsmouth - 22 miles

Southampton - 41 miles

Further Details:

Please find brief details below regarding local shops, amenities, eateries and attractions. We provide a full list in the chalet and upon request.

Shopping and Eating

Local shops can be found in nearby Bracklesham and East Wittering which include a Tesco Express, Co-op and several major banks.

A good selection of local pubs, restaurants and takeaways including:

- Chinese

- Indian

- Fish and Chips

- Italian

- Traditional Pub food

Chichester city centre caters for a more extensive dining experience and for variety of shops.

Things to Do:

Water sports,


Golfing, Coastal and Country Walks,


Sailing (Chichester Harbour and Bosham Hoe),

Goodwood Racecourse (racing and antiques fairs),

Goodwood House,

Glorious Goodwood Festival,

Weald & Downland Open Air Museum,

Fishbourne Roman Palace.


Bowling Alley,

Arundel Castle,

Earnley Butterfly, Birds and Beasts Centre,

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $139.92

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.