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Twitterings - A Stunning New Beach House On The Sea Front At West Wittering.

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


West Wittering House Rental Photos and Description

House in West Wittering, Nr. Chichester, West Sussex, England - Beautiful Beach House. Luxurious & Fun. Great For Families.

Twitterings is a stunning beach house at West Wittering with direct access to the beach via a private seating area on the sea wall. Designed by a Grand Designs architect, it was built in 2013 to a high specification. To take full advantage of the sea views, the house provides upside-down living, with the kitchen, dining area and living area (with wood-burning stove) all upstairs in a double-height open-plan room, leading to a south/sea-facing balcony. The house has 4 bedrooms and 4 bath/shower-rooms and has a Maximum Occupancy of 6 adults and 4 children. The property includes a self-contained studio comprising 1 of the bedrooms and shower-rooms, plus living area and kitchenette. The house is ideal for families and includes a secure, child-friendly garden, laid to lawn. The house is situated on a private road and has off-street parking for 4 cars. It's a 5 minute walk to the shops and restaurants of East Wittering, a 15 minute drive to Chichester and a 30 minute drive to the horse racing and classic car delights of Goodwood.

A small, well-behaved and fully house-trained dog is allowed for an additional charge of £75 per week.

The house is finished to a high standard and we'd like to keep it looking lovely, so no groups please!

Please take a look at if you would like to see more photos or if you require latest details on availability and rates, or if you would like to book a holiday.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Tony Bradbury
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2016

About Tony Bradbury


Tony Bradbury purchased this house in 2004

Why Tony Bradbury chose West Sussex

We had been visiting the Witterings for years before we got the opportunity to buy an old bungalow on the sea front.

The beach is fantastic for young children and for walking, swimming, body/paddle-boarding, wind-surfing, kite-surfing and kayaking. The surrounding area is also great for walks and cycling.

Unfortunately houses on the sea front take a battering in the winter from the winds and salt and the old bungalow deteriorated so much that we decided to knock it down and build a new beach house in 2013.

Now in the middle of winter we can close the triple glazed windows/doors, put on the wood burning stove and wander round in t-shirts whilst in the summer we can walk straight out onto the beach and have dinner on the balcony while watching the sunset. It's lovely all year roun

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Fabulous house beautifully furnished and equipped. We will be back!" July 14

"Property was beautifully designed and the perfect base to take in the views, walk on the beach and eat and drink in the excellent local pubs and restaurants. One of the nicest properties on the sea front." July 2014

"Helene & Tony ... what can we say? The stuff that dreams are made of. The perfect weather for the quintessential British beach holiday but a real cut above in terms of accommodation - you have thought of everything and the place is a real testimony to your hard work and dedication ... we'll be back in a heartbeat!" July 14

"Lovely week, see you next year." August 14

"Fabulous, magical holiday that we will all remember fondly until our return. Just perfect." August 14

"Fantastic house - really comfortable yet ideal for children whatever the weather. Studio offers a couple some privacy. Beds and bed linen of high standard, shower rooms and bathrooms of high specification. The shower room is great after a swim. Kitchen is very well equipped with lots of pans, serving bowls, plates, knives and forks etc so you don't have to wash up to serve more than one course. Bring your own kitchen knifes." August 14. [Owners: we have now bought some better kitchen knives.]

"Very beautiful, yet friendly and relaxing, house. Facilities generous and space for people to come together or, should they choose, find some quiet space. I saw this house being built, and couldn't work it out - but now I get it, the view from the downstairs space is captivating. Believe it or not I'm not given to gushing, but I did, truly, love my stay at the Twitterings. We were all very sad to leave." September 14

"The Twitterings website is easy to use, accurate and informative.

This wonderful house is in an outstanding position directly on the beach at West Wittering. It is spacious, bright and very well equipped for either a large family or two families sharing." September 14

"Thank you so much for allowing us to borrow your beautiful beach house for our family Christmas 2014. We had a brilliant time." December 14

"Wonderful stay for kids and adults alike, the house is stunning and the views breathtaking. We loved it!" January 15

"Great family weekend - ages 5 months to 66 years. House well laid out and ideal for families. Greg house, great time, even the weather not too bad. Thank you." January 15

"Everything lovely and well considered. Will definitely be back.

What a perfect winter hideaway. So much light, so cosy - peace and goodwill radiating from me 'till I get back to London.... " February 15

"A very happy family weekend (4 siblings and 3 spouses); we loved the house (much the most stylish of the competitors!) and had three days of perfect blue winter sunshine. We mixed culture and birds(curlews, egrets, lapwings,etc) and we won a bottle of champagne at the Boxgrove Prioiry fair. Many thanks - it was all a delight." February 15
Aug 2014
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Twitterings - A Stunning New Beach House On The Sea Front At West Wittering.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Fabulous house in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We've just come back from an amazing weekend staying at this wonderful house. There were 9 of us all together (5 adults & 4 children) and twitterings exceeded our expectations. It is in immaculate condition, with a great layout in the perfect location and it is kitted out with everything you need. There was plenty of space for us all & we never felt on top of each other. Having the beach right on our doorstep was fantastic, the kids spent hours on the beach and we enjoyed relaxing on the balcony. It is definitely a place I'd love to stay in again!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Kate. It's good to hear that even in the depths of January the house and West Wittering are a delight! Tony
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Fabulous Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have just spend the last two weeks at Twitterings with family member from the UK and Middle East gathering in this wonderful house to create some great memories. At our busiest we were 6 adults and three children so we occupied the house and Venici, the separate annexe but never felt crowded. The proximity to the sea encouraged three grandchildren to become avid body boarders. It was an excellent time! We were met on arrival and shown how everything worked. Great customer service during our stay and the house is equipped to a very high standard. All amenities are within walking distance, weather permitting, and this holiday will be talked about for a long time. For the last few days we were on our own and the house works for family events or just a relaxing time as a couple. Thanks for a wonderful venue. Lynn Griffiths

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Lynn for such a lovely review and so pleased you all had a great time.
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  • 5 of 5

What a place. We were down here only last week, for a longed for big family holiday (6 adults and 4 children - aged 0 -7 years!). The house were perfect for our needs; the downstairs in particular was perfect for the children who were constantly soaking wet after being dunked in the sea and needed to be changed / dried in one of the various bathrooms and big utility room! The layout and materials used meant it was just perfect for wet conditions / muddy boots etc.

The 2 x 'chill out' areas downstairs were also brilliant. Perfect for when one section of our party wanted a bit of peace and quiet away from the main living area (open plan kitchen / living room) upstairs.

The studio (Venici) was spot on for 2 of us adults and a baby to stay in - and again done to a very high spec. The garden was great for the dog who came with us, and we really could not have wanted for a single thing.

We've stayed in 3 houses along this stretch now, and they have all been brilliant. However this house (The Twitterings) definitely wins hands down of you want a place suitable for toddlers / small children to have a fantastic time in.

I highly recommend staying in this house. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Suzy. Sounds like you all made perfect use of the house and beach, which is so lovely to hear. Looking forward to your return.
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Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect house for large families, or those like us, who have several families with small children sharing a week by the sea. Plus a dog!

The house is well set out with a good ratio of beds to bathrooms and different spaces within the house where you can escape for some quiet time or join in the fun.

The location is fantastic for the local shops and eateries of East Wittering and the sand dunes and beach of West Wittering. The views from the house simply can't be beaten. The house had all the amenities we required and both the owner and the housekeeper could not have been more helpful throughout the process. We look forward to going back soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gez. So pleased you all had a good time.
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Just what the Dr ordered!

  • 5 of 5

Really needed a break! OMG how lucky we were with the weather and this place. We spent the whole weekend on the balcony watching the sun the moon and the stars. Property is beautiful and the furniture and fixings of great quality. Our springer had an amazing time running and playing. Loads of cooking and serving utensils - I am a one for cooking and do everything from scratch and didn't want for anything. The local shops are in walking distance and have everything you could want - (I didn't know they were so good) however I got Tescos to deliver as we arrived. Views are amazing and the beach is incredible - we watched horses everyday. We had the bedroom door open every night and listened to the sea as we went to sleep. Fab shower room and luxurious baths. Wet suits for use and loads of games.I would not be renting this property out if it were mine! I'd be living there!!!....Log burner if you feel chilli. Great weekend and wish we had been able to stay a week.. . . .Thank you

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Lynnie. Great to hear that you had such a lovely time.
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On beach front. Private seating area on the sea wall.


3 hours drive from Eurotunnel; less than 2 hours drive from Heathrow and Gatwick, 2.25 hour drive from London West End.

Regular trains to Chichester from London and regular buses from Chichester to West Wittering with 5 minute walk to the house.

Car is not required if guests plan to stay at sea-side or just go to Chichester but car would be required for trips to other local attractions such as South Downs, Goodwood, Arundel, etc


East Wittering for local shops, cafes, restaurants, banks, doctors etc - 5 minute walk

Chichester for shops, restaurants, theatre, cinema - 15-20 minute drive

Goodwood for horse/car racing - 30 minute drive

Arundel for castle and sight-seeing - 30 minute drive

South Downs for walking in area of outstanding beauty - 30-40 minute drive

Itchenor for sailing and boat trips - 10 minute drive, 2 hour walk on coastal path


Rates & Availability

West Wittering House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
October 2016
Sep 30 2016 - Oct 20 2016
7 night minimum stay
October Half Term 2016
Oct 21 2016 - Oct 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
November 2016
Oct 28 2016 - Dec 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
December 2016
Dec 2 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
New Year 2016
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan-Feb 2017
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
March 2017
Feb 28 2017 - Mar 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter 2017
Mar 24 2017 - Mar 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Easter 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
April-May 2017
Apr 21 2017 - May 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 2017 Half Term
May 26 2017 - Jun 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early June 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late June 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early July 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
July-August 2017
Jul 14 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Sept 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
late Sept 2017
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Oct 2017
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid October 2017
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 2017 Half Term
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Oct-Dec 2017
Oct 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Year 2017/18
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $92
Refundable damage deposit $427

Booking Notes:
If you would like to book, go to, click on the Search button, select the period you would like to book, click Select and then provide the required information.
Please send by email full details of everyone staying so we can check whether property is suitable.
25% deposit payable on booking and balance due 6 weeks before start of holiday. Security deposit of £350, refunded after departure, less costs of any damage.
Additional charge of £75 for a dog (1 only permitted).

Changeover Day:
Weekly lets in the summer, change-over day Friday.
Out-of-season, it is also possible to book 3-day weekend lets (Friday-Monday), or 4-day Monday-Thursday lets.
Arrival time after 4.00 pm, departure time before 11.00 am.

Notes on prices:
The calendar shows rates for weekly lets. Please look at for availability and rates for 3-day weekend lets and for 4-day Monday-Thursday lets.

25% deposit on booking; 75% balance, plus £350 security deposit, due 6 weeks before arrival date. Payment by direct bank transfer (Bacs)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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West Wittering House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
  • 4 bath/shower-rooms comprising: En-suite bathroom to master bedroom with bath (views of sea from bath) and wc Family bathroom with bath and wc Family shower-room with shower and wc Shower-room in self-contained studio with shower and wc
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom on 1st floor with double bed, sea views, direct access to balcony and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 with double bed Bedroom 3 with 2 sets of bunk beds, sleeping 4, and sea views Bedroom 4 in self-contained studio, with twin beds.
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Balcony on 1st floor with fantastic sea views, with dining table for 10 and space for deck-chairs. The garden is laid to lawn and is fully enclosed with a back gate leading to the outside parking area/road and a side gate leading to a passage alongside the house to the sea. The gates can be bolted at the top, so small children can safely play in the garden without the risk of them wandering onto the beach or the road (which is anyway very quiet because it's a cul-de-sac). Close to the side gate/passage there is an external cold shower so people can get rid of most of the sand before coming into the house. There are garden chairs in the store room and a BBQ for the garden - the BBQ must NOT be used on the balcony. Utility Room: Utility room on ground floor includes washing machine, drier, shoe/clothes rack, vacuum cleaner, iron, ironing board, small fridge, microwave and travel cot. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: House towels and bed linen are included but not beach towels. House is cleaned weekly and towels/linen changed weekly, Other: Large open hall provides direct views of the sea from the garden and space for games. External storage hut includes deck chairs, cricket bats, tennis/badminton racquets and children's wetsuits.

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