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Charging Ahead Jaguar charges ahead with the all–new electric I–PACE

Q&A with Nathan Outlaw In Conversation with the 2 Michelin-starred chef

A Season in Balance With The White Company

Autumn/Winter Collection 2018

Welcome to our Autumn/Winter edition of Aspects I hope you thoroughly enjoy reading our latest edition of Aspects magazine as much as we have enjoyed producing it. We are pleased to showcase the diverse range of properties our clients entrust us to bring to the market. Following what must have been the best summer for years, the market has maintained its momentum during the autumn for all price points and across residential sales & lettings and commercial sectors. New build homes continue to be a major part of our business and we have seen several exceptional developments recently completed. Our teams continue to sell more new homes than any other agent in our area and we have continued to grow and invest in our dedicated department. From spacious family homes, to luxury penthouse apartments, we are pleased to share the available properties throughout this publication. On a diering note, it has been nearly a year since we were able to bring in the lettings and sales teams from Bacon and Co Lancing to join us and I am pleased to report that this merger has been the most successful undertaken by us yet, and our entire letting business is thriving and expanding. We are proud to be the largest and most successful independently operated estate agent in the area. I look forward to a continued brisk trading period throughout the rest of this year and as always, if you would like our help, or to discuss any of the properties in more detail, please get in touch.

Mike Jones Group Managing Partner | Tel: 01903 213281 | Email: mike@michaeljones.co.uk

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Contents 06 Properties A selection of some of the finest properties available for sale in our area.

08 Ecclesden Manor Angmering’s most important surviving building for sale for the first time in 25 years.

13 Bayside Apartments Apartments set to be the iconic new coastal development upon completion in 2020.

14 Charging Ahead There will be nothing else on the road that looks or drives like the Jaguar I-PACE.

25 Lennox Gate A superb brand new development of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments with outdoor space.

28 Leading the Way Managing Director Mike Jones on getting started and building his successful business.

32 A Season in Balance We take a look at The White Company’s Autumn/Winter 2018 Homeware Collection.

38 Willowhayne Estate in East Preston One of the finest homes on this beautiful private estate in East Preston.

48 A look at Panacea Worthing’s medical hub: A look at Panacea, the brand-new centre of excellence for healthcare.

49 At Cresswell Park, Angmering A collection of homes in Angmering. Here you can look forward to light and spacious interiors and generous leafy surroundings centred around an attractive green.

50 In Conversation with Nathan Outlaw We Speak with the 2 Michelin-starred chef.

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OďŹƒces Worthing Chapelworth House, 22-26 Chapel Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1BE Sales Tel: 01903 213281 Lettings Tel: 01903 213111 New Homes Tel: 01903 228606

Broadwater 29 Broadwater Street West, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 9BT Tel: 01903 215222

Findon Valley 208 Findon Road, Findon Valley, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 0EJ Tel: 01903 872949

Goring 100 George V Avenue, Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 5RP Tel: 01903 505111

Lancing Sales 37 North Road, Lancing, West Sussex, BN15 9AS Sales Tel: 01903 522000

Lancing lettings 74 Crabtree Lane, Lancing, West Sussex, BN15 9PJ Lettings Tel: 01903 756688

Rustington 1-2 Broadmark Parade, Broadmark Lane, Rustington, West Sussex, BN16 2NE Tel: 01903 850850

Worthing Commercial First Floor, Chapelworth House, 22-26 Chapel Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1BE Tel: 01903 201212

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Kingston Gorse, East Preston This striking, recently constructed five bedroom home is located on the private Kingston Gorse Estate, considered by many as the premier estate along the West Sussex coastline. Located just a few hundred yards from the seafront, the spacious property has a lot to offer including a stunning indoor heated swimming pool, off street parking for several vehicles and a vast, south facing garden.

Rustington Office | 01903 850850

Guide Price £1,750,000 6 | www.michaeljones.co.uk

Poulters Lane, Offington This substantial five bedroom detached family home offers plenty of space as well as the potential to provide annex accommodation. Features include a stylish kitchen and breakfast room, bright double aspect living room with bi-fold doors to the rear garden and a master bedroom with en suite and dressing room facilities.

Broadwater Office | 01903 215222

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Angmering’s most important surviving building for sale for the first time in 25 years

Positioned in a delightfully secluded and elevated position on a quiet country lane a mile to the east of Angmering village, Ecclesden Manor is an ever-changing marvel of a house. The House has seen great changes over the last 700 years. With origins as early as 1324, the historical significance of the house is confirmed by its grade ll* listing and comments in Pevsner’s Architectural Guide as ‘the most important building surviving in the Angmering neighbourhood’. The property has come to the market for the first time in twenty five years at a guide price of £2.75m and would make a wonderful family home. The property’s impressive vaulted reception hall with magnificent oak staircase rises to a galleried landing and first floor 8 | www.michaeljones.co.uk

accommodation. The attic rooms on the second floor offer potential for conversion of up to four further bedrooms or an internal apartment. The ground floor rooms all benefit from impressive southerly views and a wealth of period features which reflect throughout the house, including the medieval ‘screens’ passage, oak panelled walls, impressive stone fireplaces and the superbly painted walls and ceiling in the dining room complete with gold leaf frieze. A high quality and well-equipped kitchen caters for the demands of modern family life which leads to an adjoining garden family room with its French doors opening to the garden terrace. As impressive as the property itself; are the superbly presented, spacious and landscaped grounds that it

stands in. The gardens with distant views of the adjoining countryside as far as the coast were professionally designed by garden designer John Brookes with ease of maintenance a priority. Angmering is a large and typically English village positioned on the southern edge of the South Downs National Park with roots that date back to the Bronze Age. With its beautiful collection of period buildings, town square, parish church, schools and pubs; Angmering really is an idyllic local village

which provides a good selection of local convenience and speciality shopping with a wider choice of amenities available at nearby Worthing and Littlehampton or a little further afield at Brighton and Chichester. Angmering is perfectly located with excellent road links for convenient access to London and surrounding areas. The village has its own train station with frequent services to Brighton, Chichester, Portsmouth and London (Victoria) and if

you are looking to go further afield, Gatwick Airport is just 45 minutes by car and Heathrow one and a half hours. Ecclesden Manor offers space, elegance and incredible period living whilst still offering tranquillity and the stamp of a home which, combined with the spectacular and quite magical grounds, makes this property a very special place to live.

If you would like to discuss this exceptional property and find out more, please get in touch. Michael Jones & Company, Rustington Office Telephone 01903 850850 | Email rustington@michaeljones.co.uk

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Mount Way, North Lancing This magnificent, contemporary six bedroom home is perched upon the South Downs in an idyllic village location with unparalleled panoramic coastal views. Having undergone substantial refurbishment, the luxurious property offers ideal family or dual-family living space and boasts a plethora of high quality features.

Lancing Office | 01903 522000

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Cross Road, Rustington This fantastic, luxury home is located on the private Willowhayne Estate in Rustington. Built in 2013 to an extremely high specification, this wonderful house offers four reception rooms, six bedrooms, six bathrooms and state of the art technology and energy efficiency. One of the bedrooms is currently used as a library and has access to the beautiful roof garden.

Rustington Office | 01903 850850

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The Jaguar I-PACE is the electric vehicle drivers have been waiting for. Clean, smart and safe, the I-PACE delivers sustainable sports car performance, next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technology and five-seat SUV practicality to place Jaguar at the forefront of the EV revolution. ELECTRIC With a state-of-the-art 90kWh Lithium-ion battery using 432 pouch cells, the I-PACE delivers a range of up to 298 miles (WLTP cycle). Owners will be able to achieve a 0-80 percent battery charge in 85-minutes using DC charging (50kW). The Jaguar I-PACE will be fully compatible with DC Rapid Chargers (100kW) as the technology is rolled out across the UK, which will enable a 0-80 percent charge in just 40 minutes. Home charging with an AC wall box (7kW) will achieve the same state of charge in just over ten hours – ideal for overnight charging. A suite of smart range-optimising technologies includes a battery pre-conditioning system: when plugged in the I-PACE will automatically raise (or lower) the temperature of its battery to maximise range ahead of driving away.

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PERFORMANCE Two Jaguar-designed electric motors – which feature driveshafts passing through the motors themselves for compactness – are placed at each axle, producing exceptional combined performance of 400PS and 696Nm, and all-wheel-drive, all-surface traction. The high torque density and high-energy efficiency characteristics of the motors deliver sports car performance, launching the I-PACE from a standing start to 60mph in just 4.5s. The instantaneous performance is matched with exceptional ride comfort and engaging driving dynamics. The bespoke EV aluminium architecture uses advanced riveting and bonding technology to deliver a light, stiff body structure. Together with the structural battery pack, it has a torsional rigidity of 36kNm/degree – the highest of any Jaguar. The battery is placed centrally between the two axles, and as low down as possible, with a seal between the housing and the underfloor. This location enables perfect 50:50 weight distribution and a low centre of gravity: together with the advanced double wishbone front and Integral Link rear axle with (optional) air suspension and configurable Adaptive Dynamics, this delivers agile handling and outstanding ride comfort.

DESIGN There will be nothing else on the road that looks or drives like the Jaguar I-PACE. It is designed and engineered to take full advantage of its smart electric powertrain and maximise the potential of the packaging benefits it brings. Its sleek, coupe-like silhouette is influenced by the Jaguar C-X75 supercar with a short, low bonnet, aero-enhanced roof design and curved rear screen. This cab-forward design contrasts with its squaredoff rear, which helps reduce the drag co-efficient to just 0.29Cd. To optimise the balance between cooling and aerodynamics, Active Vanes in the grille open when cooling is required, but close when not needed to redirect air through the integral bonnet scoop, smoothing airflow.

Inside, the layout optimises space for passengers while sophisticated materials – including the option of a premium textile Kvadrat interior – and exquisite attention to detail identify this as a true Jaguar. While a mid-sized SUV, I-PACE’s cab forward design and EV powertrain means interior space comparable to large SUVs. In the rear, legroom is 890mm while, with no transmission tunnel, there’s a useful 10.5-litre central storage compartment. In the rear, tablet and laptop stowage is found beneath the seats, while the rear luggage compartment offers a 656-litre capacity – and 1,453-litres with seats folded flat.

CONNECTED-CAR TECHNOLOGY I-PACE introduces the Touch Pro Duo infotainment system to Jaguar. Utilising an innovative combination of touch screens, capacitive sensors and tactile physical controls, Touch Pro Duo is intuitive to use. A new EV navigation system assesses the topography of the route to destination and insights from previous journeys, including driving style, to calculate personalised range and charging status with exceptional accuracy for maximum driver confidence. The advanced system uses ‘Smart Settings’ technology – driven by AI algorithms – to identify individual driver preferences, and then tailors the I-PACE’s driving and interior settings accordingly. I-PACE will also launch an Amazon Alexa Skill. This means owners will be able to ask an Alexa-enabled device for information held in the Jaguar In Control Remote app. For example: Is my car locked? What is the charging level? Do I have enough range to get to work? To ensure owners always have access to the latest infotainment, telematics and battery energy control software, I-PACE will be the first Jaguar to provide software over-the-air – providing seamless updates.

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OWNERSHIP With competitive whole-life costs and residual values, the I-PACE will be a popular choice for private customers, professionals and companies seeking to reduce their carbon footprint and fleet costs. The I-PACE will be available in S, SE and HSE derivatives alongside a First Edition, all inspired by the design of the original concept.

Harwoods Group 270 Old Shoreham Road Hove Brighton East Sussex BN3 7EG 01273 646 489 www.harwoods.uk.com/jaguar

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Ring Road, North Lancing This spectacular five bedroom extended property offers sea views and is perfectly located at the foot of the South Downs. With a show home finish, the spacious home includes a cinema room, stylish open-plan kitchen and living space and a large, southerly aspect garden with summer house.

Lancing Office | 01903 522000

Guide Price £970,000 20 | www.michaeljones.co.uk

Fosters Close, East Preston This exceptionally large penthouse apartment benefits from superb uninterrupted sea views and stunning mature southerly aspect gardens, which include a beautiful sunken rose garden. As well as three spacious double bedrooms, the property has ample living space and the living room features a south facing bay window with wonderful views across the communal gardens to the sea.

Rustington Office | 01903 850850

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Offington Drive, Offington This well presented four/five bedroom family home offers period character features including a spacious living room with exposed beams and the addition of a stunning sun lounge with vaulted ceiling. The property offers potential annex accommodation, an en suite to the master bedroom, an attractive west facing rear garden and is situated in a highly sought-after residential location close to a wealth of local amenities.

Broadwater Office | 01903 215222

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Woodland Avenue, High Salvington This superb and spacious detached bungalow is set in a generous sized plot in a highly desirable residential road. The beautiful home has been extended and recently decorated and benefits include a modern, open plan kitchen and breakfast room, a glass pitched conservatory and two large bedrooms. The rear garden is a fine feature, being secluded with stunning coastal views.

Findon Office | 01903 872 949

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Offington Drive, Offington This most attractive four bedroom detached residence is situated in the highly sought-after residential location of Offington Park. Features include three reception rooms, an en suite to the master bedroom, west facing balcony, two useful loft rooms and a superb rear garden measuring in excess of 120’.

Broadwater Office | 01903 215222

Guide Price £720,000 24 | www.michaeljones.co.uk

Convent Gardens, Findon Village This attractive and extremely spacious five bedroom family home is situated in the South Downs National Park. The charming downland village is in an idyllic setting close to local shops, restaurants and three public houses. The spacious property benefits from a private drive leading to a double barn style garage and feature gardens which wrap round the property.

Findon Office | 01903 872949

Guide Price £925,000 26 | www.michaeljones.co.uk

Mill Lane, High Salvington This beautifully presented four bedroom property has been extended and refurbished to offer a contemporary family home. The impressive entrance hall leads to spacious downstairs living space, including an open plan kitchen and family room with doors leading to the west facing rear garden. Upstairs, the master bedroom has magnificent views overlooking Findon Valley and out to Cissbury Ring.

Findon Office | 01903 872949

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“Don’t take yourself too seriously! And never let money be the biggest driver.”

Since starting out in the property industry, Mike Jones, CEO of Michael Jones & Company knew he wanted to run his own successful business. Fast forward more than 35 years, and Mike continues to manage and grow his leading business. We caught up with him to find out more.

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St Lawrence Avenue, Worthing This superb and extended six bedroom detached house features three ground floor reception rooms and a luxury kitchen with granite work surfaces. Arranged over three floors, the family home offers plenty of space both inside and outside and is ready to move in to.

Worthing Office | 01903 213281

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‘Think delicious comfort food to share, cosy afternoons to savour and a more tranquil night’s sleep at the end of each day’

A SEASON IN BALANCE This Autumn/Winter, The White Company have been inspired by creating a season in balance. Think delicious comfort food to share, cosy afternoons to savour and a more tranquil night’s sleep at the end of each day. With their iconic cotton bed linens, fabulous fragrances (including their new Sleep Collection), fluffy towels and effortless tableware, The White Company have got everything you need to indulge in exactly that; we take a look.

Above: Votive Candle £12, Diffuser £27, Large Candle £60, Glass Teapot £25, Glass Tea Cup & Saucer £10, Grey Stripe Napkins – Set Of 4 £25

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Family Sheepskin Beanbag £1,895 Tibetan Sheepskin Stool £295

Above: Southwold Table Lamp £175, Holkham Metal Tripod Table £135, Hampstead Sofa From £2,600, Hampstead Footstool From £850, Wire Log Basket £100, 30x50 Tweed Cushion £50, 50x50 Wool Cushion £55, Chunky Alpaca Throw £230, Harrogate Pouffe £150, Oak Wooden Trays – Set Of 3 £100, Henley Monochrome Rug £395

Above: Luxury Square Pouffe - Wool £295, Kew Kilim Rug £175, Brocklesby Coffee Table £550, Marlow Large Pouffe £395, Grey Tibetan Rug £125

Above: Ginger Collection Mini Home Scenting Set £32

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Top left: Sheespkin Cushion Cover With Poly Pad £60, Chunky Alpaca Throw £230, Blakeney Collection Throw £120, Cushion Cover: Medium Square £40, Mottled Sheepskin Cushion With Poly Pad £60, Pure Cashmere Throw £325, Luxury Wool Cashmere Throw £170, Wilby Collection Throw £160, Cushion Cover: Medium Square £28, Fairfax Collection Throw £120 Top right: Signature Candle £20, Votive £12, Linen Mist £16, Diffuser £27, Pure Cashmere Throw £325, Bembridge Throw £170, Evesham Bed Linen Pillowcase From £40 Bottom left: Signature Candle £20, Linen Mist £16, Pure Cashmere Throw £325, Luxury Wool Cashmere Throw £170 Bottom right: Pillowcase From £18, Single Duvet Cover From £60, Mottled Sheepskin Cushion With Poly Pad £60, Clevedon Quilt From £290

The White Company Brighton 4 North Street, Brighton, BN1 1EB Tel: 01273 447 061

Pillowcase from £18, Single Duvet Cover from £60, Mottled Sheepskin Cushion With Poly Pad £60, Clevedon Quilt From £290, Tapered Desk Lamp £140, Oak Wooden Trays – Set Of 3 £100, Wire Log Basket £100, Grey Tibetan Rug £125

A blank canvas on the Willowhayne Estate in East Preston The Spires, considered to be one the most important houses on the Willowhayne Estate in East Preston, is thought to have been designed by the architect Wells for his own occupation. It is without doubt a house of superb quality and whilst now in need of complete modernisation and refurbishment, it o ers a unique opportunity to purchase one of the original houses as a blank canvas. When entering the property, the ground oor features a large entrance hall that leads to ve reception rooms. There are ve large double bedrooms including a master bedroom with ladies and gentleman’s dressing rooms on the rst oor, and a total of six bathrooms throughout the property. There is great potential for both the spacious loft, which is currently arranged as three rooms, as well as the self-contained at which includes additional living accommodation including a kitchen and sitting room. Stunning and extensive roof terraces overlook the gardens which are approached via the master bedroom with access to an unusual roof turret providing distant sea glimpses. The property is surrounded by private, well-stocked grounds - a true feature having been extensively planted over the years. The gardens include lawns to the front and side of the property as well as

a large shaped terrace and boiler room to the rear. To the front of the house there is extensive tarmac parking approached by sandstone pillars and access to an integral double garage. The pretty seaside village of East Preston lies between Chichester and Worthing and the Willowhayne is one of the premier marine estates on this stretch of the south coast. The area is well-served with an abundance of leisure facilities close to hand, including Ham Manor Golf Club and the Lanes Health Club & Spa. Nearby Rustington village o ers an excellent range of shopping facilities and popular restaurants. East Preston is close to excellent transport links including the A27, Gatwick airport and Angmering, where direct trains to London are available from the mainline train station.

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“We are pleased to o er this stunning home which is an incredible opportunity to remodel and create one of the nest homes on this beautiful private estate in East Preston. The wonderful family home really does have everything, from the ample bright and spacious accommodation, to the expansive and well-maintained grounds. It’s not until you visit the property for yourself that you can fully appreciate the idyllic coastal location and the potential that The Spires has to o er.”

To nd out more about this unique opportunity, please contact our Rustington o ce Richard Heppenstall Michael Jones & Company Rustington 01903 850850 rustington@michaeljones.co.uk

Rifeside Gardens, Ferring This deceptively spacious and lovingly restored house is located within a private cul-de-sac. Features of the beautifully presented property include an open-plan lounge & diner, farmhouse inspired kitchen & breakfast room and five bedrooms arranged over two floors, one with a mezzanine sleeping area. The family home is set within pretty, established gardens.

Goring Office | 01903 505111

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Boniface Avenue, Littlehampton Being presented in show home decorative order and with a superb, landscaped rear garden with views across open fields, this luxury family home has it all. Situated in popular development, Kingley Gate, the four bedroom family home offers well-proportioned accommodation, stunning views and a lovely, quiet living environment.

Rustington Office | 01903 850850

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Charmandean Road, Broadwater A beautifully presented 1930's mock Tudor detached residence situated in a popular location in the heart of Broadwater. Having been comprehensively refurbished by the current owners, the four double bedroom property features a 150' south facing rear garden, superb open plan kitchen/diner, utility room, study and two reception rooms.

Broadwater OďŹƒce | 01903 215222

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Thorncroft Cottage, Littlehampton This stunning cottage with parts dating back approximately 280 years, has been sympathetically restored to include inglenook fireplaces with a mixture of timber and beamed ceilings, wall panelling and stonework. The charming property offers three double bedrooms, four reception rooms, landscaped gardens and an abundance of character features.

Rustington Office | 01903 850850

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Convent Gardens, Findon Village This superb five bedroom family residence is situated in this highly sought-after and award-winning cul-de-sac in Findon Village. Features of this immaculate and beautifully presented property include a stylish 23’ kitchen and breakfast room, two large reception rooms, two dressing rooms, three en suite facilities, a modern family bathroom and a southerly rear garden.

Findon Office | 01903 872 949

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South Point, South Ferring This development of eight generously proportioned two bedroom apartments is situated in the heart of this popular village. The exclusive and quality new homes are finished to a high specification and offer stylish Art Deco inspired interiors. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped communal gardens, each apartment benefits from a favoured south or west facing private terrace or balcony.

Goring Office | 01903 505111

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NATHAN OUTLAW With two children and restaurants located in North Cornwall, London and Dubai, Nathan Outlaw knows how hard it is to juggle cooking for the family with a hectic work schedule. We speak to the 2 Michelin-starred chef.

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What sort of influence did food have on you in your younger days – what were your favourite things to eat? As a child, I ate the usual things kids eat but we always had meals cooked from scratch too. I didn’t really begin to explore food until I got older. Mind you, we did sometimes have things indoors that were a bit different to meals in my friends’ homes. For instance, Dad once came back with a lobster that caused much interest to the kids I was playing with at the time and they all came in to see it killed and cooked! We understand that your father was a chef – how much did that influence your choice of career and at what age did you make your decision to become a professional chef? My father is still a chef. Watching him work had quite a bit of influence over me and also being a part of the whole kitchen thing when I used to help out on Saturdays made me want to do it more. I loved the teamwork, the creativity and the adrenalin of service. I didn’t really make a conscious decision. It just happened. My parents tried their best to talk me out of it though as they knew how hard the industry is! How did you manage to open your first restaurant at the age of 24? It seemed to be the right time and we opened with my brotherin-law and his wife. It wasn’t easy. We had no money so had to cut up old plastic milk cartons to use for storage and I couldn’t afford to buy in lobsters unless I knew they were going to be sold. That’s how my lobster risotto dish came about. You don’t need so much lobster meat for that as when you’re serving it grilled. It’s still on the menus in the restaurants today but now because it’s a favourite with the customers! Did you always have a desire to move to the South West and how did that come about? As a child, we holidayed just outside Hayle in Cornwall camping with various combinations of friends and their families. It was idyllic and we ran wild on the beaches for two weeks every year. Apparently, I announced then that I would live in Cornwall when I was grown up… and I do! What do you love most about owning a restaurant in Port Issac, Cornwall – do you and your family live there too? Come and look at the view from Restaurant Nathan Outlaw and you wouldn’t need to ask that! Being able to cook the best seafood in the world, looking out onto the bay where I can see the fishermen out catching it and knowing that I’ll be able to create something special for my customers is magical. I can’t ask for more. I don’t live in the village though as I need easier access to my other restaurants and links to London. However, I spend so much time at the restaurant that it really makes no difference!

Nathan Outlaw images by kind permission of Kate Whitaker Food images by kind permission of David Loftus

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How did the opening of the restaurant in the Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai come about? I received a phone call asking me if I would consider opening at the Burj

What is your favourite dish to eat at home? I like simple meals – cheese on toast, toad in the hole, Sunday roast. We also eat a lot of pasta dishes.

al Arab. I thought it was someone playing a joke so ignored it. Then I found out the that the manager at the time had come and eaten at Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen and from that had recommended that I be approached. I went over, tongue in cheek, to look at the place and the first thing I saw was fish that had been flown in from Cornwall. That made my mind up… and

Do you have any other exciting plans to open any other restaurants in the UK? I never plan much. Things just seem to come along and if I like the idea and it makes sense, I’ll go for it. So we’ll see…

the fact that you just don’t turn down opportunities to open a restaurant in such an iconic hotel! How do the menus in the 2 restaurants vary in terms of locally sourced food? The restaurants on Cornwall use almost all locally sourced ingredients. In London we do use fish from elsewhere in the UK. In Dubai, fish is still flown in from Cornwall but I’m working with local fishermen and suppliers to

Do you have any more plans to do TV chef appearances? Did you get a lot out of being on Great British Menu and Saturday Kitchen? Again, those things come along every so often and if I’m available, I’ll do them. I do like appearing on TV. Most of the time it’s fun and often the hosts are friends anyway. I do like to show something ‘real’ though rather than gimmicky.

improve their offering so that the quality comes up to expectations and I can begin using them. Source and provenance of ingredients is very important to me. You have 2 Michelin Stars – how did that come about and how difficult is it to maintain that standard of food?

What is the most enjoyable/exciting thing about where your career has led you to? Being able to do something I love and get paid for it! Also, travelling. The more I travel, the more places I want to go. And there’s always something new to learn in regards to the food.

I have no idea! I’ve never courted Michelin stars. I just do what I do and what I think the customer will appreciate. Having said that, being given the Michelin stars is immense and a recognition of what my team does on a day to day basis. Keeping them is all about consistency and never being complacent. It’s hard work for everyone to keep the standards so high but it’s something that everyone who works with me understands and strives for. In his latest book Home Kitchen, Nathan offers over 100 recipes, covering all kinds of food, to inspire and improve your cooking. Nathan Outlaw’s Home Kitchen by Nathan Outlaw (Quadrille, £20) Photography ©David Loftus. www.nathan-outlaw.com

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Coastal Road, East Preston This substantial and beautifully presented five bedroom detached seafront house is located in the highly sought after, private West Kingston estate. As well as good sized living space, this property benefits from stunning sea views, an outdoor swimming pool and a gate leading directly onto the greensward and beach.

Rustington Office | 01903 850 850

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Gratwicke Road, Worthing This well presented two bedroom apartment is close to the centre of town and seafront. There are many benefits to the property including an en suite shower room, family bathroom, lift access and off-street parking.

Worthing Office | 01903 213111

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Abbey Road, Worthing This immaculate and newly refurbished detached house is ideally positioned on Worthing seafront. The charming property has an attractive south facing paved garden and ample off-street parking. The spacious and contemporary living space includes two reception rooms, two family bath and shower rooms, a double aspect master bedroom and three further bedrooms.

Worthing Office | 01903 213111

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Jackson Way, Littlehampton This immaculate three bedroom detached house is available to let unfurnished. The modern property benefits from a private garage and driveway, en suite shower room, family bathroom and a good size rear garden with shed.

Worthing Office | 01903 213111

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Michael Jones Autumn/Winter 2018  

Michael Jones Autumn/Winter 2018