Swansdown Lodge

Chichester , West Sussex

Sleeps: 4

Bedrooms: 3


Swansdown Lodge is a beautifully furnished self catering lodge, which is fully equipped for you to enjoy your holiday or short break, which sleeps 4. Come and relax at thos lovely lakeside lodge near Chichester. Let the hot tub take away the stresses and strains of everyday life, even if it’s raining!.

The main bedroom has a double bed, two double wardrobes, bedside tables and chest of drawers, all in high quality oak. The two single bedrooms are simply, yet comfortably equipped with a single bed, double wardrobe, dressing table and chest of drawers, all in white.  The bathroom is stylish and modern with a shower over the bath and we provide lovely fluffy towels.

The kitchen, living, dining room is light and airy and because its open plan, you can chat away to guests as you whip up a culinary delight on the five burner hob/split level oven. Then relax on the deck and watch the stars as the dishwasher takes the hassle out of washing up. The kitchen is fully equipped with utensils, crockery, cookware, cutlery and glasses. The corner sofa is great for curling up on as you watch your favourite programmes on the flat screen TV complete with SKY or play games on the X-Box.

Swansdown Lodge has quality Karndean flooring throughout and just to make life easier for you, we supply the tea and coffee and the dishwasher tablets. We also leave you with a good supply of kitchen and loo rolls, so you don’t have to squeeze them in your suitcase!

The deck can only be described as WOW! It’s two levels are fully furnished each with stunning views over the large lake. The lower deck is lovely and secluded. 
There is a small lawned garden to the side which is totally enclosed, it has a one hole putting green, to practice your hole in one!

Or, you can sit back on the outdoor sofa and watch the skiers on the lake. 
Swansdown Lodge is located on a quiet cul-de-sac, set in the exclusive Lakeside Holiday Park just minutes away from the Roman city of Chichester.

What you can see from the Windows: View from french doors in the living room overlook the lovely deck and lake. Other windows overlook neighbouring properties.

Tourist Attractions: Cosmopolitan and historical, Chichester has plenty to offer visitors of all ages. From Roman villas, art galleries, theatre, historic houses and parks and even a planetarian! The Tudor Market Cross in the centre of the four streets is a great meeting place and often the site of street musicians whilst the magnificent Norman cathedral spire is visible from miles around.The South Downs countryside has a wealth of outdoor activities on offer, including walking, horse riding and cycling. If ambling around nearby towns is of interest then Midhurst, Arundel and Petworth are certainly worth a visit. Goodwood, home to the renowned Festival of Speed, Revival and Horse Racing entertains enthusiasts from all over the world. The cross-channel ferry port at Portsmouth is just a 25 minute drive and there are regular crossings to the Isle of Wight.

Eating and Drinking: The are other great facilities at the Lakeside, including heated pools, the Lakeside Entertainment Centre, Lakeside Family Bar, the Kingfisher Bar and the Kingfisher Bistro. Situated just five minutes from Chichester in the village of Runcton and just 1.5 miles away is The Walnut Tree Eating and Drinking House which offers a friendly atmosphere with quality traditional and seasonal menus. A good selection of Wines and Real Ales are always available. The Menus, which change frequently, reflect seasonal produce and where possible, local suppliers are used.

Foodstore: The nearest supermarket is Tesco which is located in Chichester which is 1miles away. Why not pre order your grocery order for delivery for the cottage,.

Sporting Activities: There is on site Fishing. The lake is fully stocked with Carp, Tench, Pike and Bream just to name a few, and our private jetties are perfect for fishing. (October to March are the best months) The lower deck is even large enough for a bivvie or two, if you fancy some night time fishing. The park has other lakes you can fish from, it’s one of Sussex’s premier locations for course angling with over 150 acres of lakes. (the other lakes on site are available all year round)

What better way than to experience the South Downs than on a mountain bike from Cycle Hire. The bikes can be delivered straight to your door ready for your arrival and will be collected when you’re done. So why not avoid the traffic jams and have a relaxing week exploring West Sussex/ Hampshire on a bike! For some water sports there is Chichester Watersports. The main centre for water based activities on the South Coast including:- Windsurfing, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, SBDA boat drivers award test Centre, Kayak and Topper hire, Ringo/5 seat banana hire. And there is Golf at Goodwood. Redefining the way you play the game at Goodwood Golf UK is all about flexibility. Open to all golfers, whether you are looking for a membership or want to play as a visitor - Goodwood has two outstanding courses on the 12,000 acre estate.

Things you should know about Swansdown Lodge: The lodge is situated on a holiday park. There is no wifi available at the lodge as we are not permitted to install a phoneline. However, there is free wifi available at the clubhouse. Anglers have to share the lake with waterskiers from April to October



  • Oven/Hob
  • Gas Hob
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Liquidizer
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Sky or Free Sat/View
  • I-Pod Dock
  • X-Box & Games
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Air Conditioning
  • Childs Cot
  • Stairgate
  • King Sized Bed
  • Selection of DVD's
  • Selection of Books and Games

Outdoor Features

  • Enclosed Garden
  • Garden Furniture
  • Off Road Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/Pond
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool

Special Features

  • Hot Tub

Included In The Price

  • Bed Linen
  • Towels
  • Basic Kitchen Provisions
  • Welcome Food Hamper
  • Bottle of Wine
  • Toiletries
  • Flowers
  • Heat/Light


Week Low Season £595
3 Day Low Season £300
Week Mid Season £695
3 Day Mid Season £330
Week High Season £892
3 Day High Season £450


Property Address

Swansdown Lodge
Lakeside Holidays
Winnetrow Road 
West Sussex
PO20 1QH

Owners Contact Details

Sarah Lancaster

Tel:0800 2585299 or 07841248694

Owners Website


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