Vesta, a collection of sixteen, beautifully designed contemporary apartments in the very centre of Chichester. Created to the highest standard, they give you the very best of modern living at the heart of one of West Sussex’s most prestigious cities.
One of West Sussex’s finest jewels, Chichester, with its Roman city walls, Georgian streets and easy access to the sea and the rolling hills of the South Downs, is a truly prestigious place to call home. Vesta is located next to The Novium Museum which celebrates the history of the district with a unique collection of 500,000 objects all of which tell the fascinating story of the historic city. Famous for Glorious Goodwood, which takes place each year at the nearby racecourse, as well as the Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival atthe Motor Circuit, Chichester is a firm fixture in the social calendar too.
With so many events taking place, conveniently your wardrobe is well catered for. Gentlemen’s outfitters Hansfords has been trading in the town for over a century, while One Legged Jockey offers a fantastic and curious range of vintage clothing from Crane Street. If designer labels are more your thing, there’s a branch of Jaeger, a Jack Wills and a House of Fraser department store.
It's not just clothing though that's on offer. The Pallant House Gallery has arguably the best Art Bookshop in the country. You’ll also find lots of excellent food outlets, from the Farmers’ Market that is held on the first and third Friday of each month to Patisserie Valerie, The Exclusive Cake Shop & Vintage Tearooms, Raymond Blanc’s Brasserie Blanc, No.1 Northgate and the superb cakes and tapas at Artie’s Kitchen. Chichester is a city that offers quality at every turn – whatever your tastes.
Venture out to the charming villages outside Chichester and you’ll find gems such as the Earl of March at Lavant, The Crab & Lobster at Sidlesham and Cassons at Tangmere, which offers a truly inspiring tasting menu. Chichester Harbour is another great destination. While a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and one of the few undeveloped coastal areas in Southern England, it’s sailing that Chichester Harbour is most well known for, with competitive racing popular between the area’s fourteen sailing clubs. The Harbour is also surrounded by some of West Sussex’s most charming villages, from West Wittering to Northney – perfect for exploring at your leisure.
If you want to travel further afield, Chichester is only 90 minutes by rail from London and gives you easy access to major towns, ports and airports across the South East. The bustle of cosmopolitan Brighton is less than 50 minutes away and reaching Portsmouth – with its sea links to France and the Channel Islands – takes only 28 minutes by train. You can also be at Gatwick Airport in under an hour, meaning Chichester is not only an idyllic country home but perfectly placed for busy professionals who need to travel both nationally and internationally.