Lockerley

£995,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
With impressive and picturesque far reaching views from every aspect, this eye catching and extensive country residence benefits from beautifully refurbished accommodation approaching 4000sqft.

Agents Comment

“An outstanding home approaching 4000sqft beautifully presented and surrounded by open farmland.”

“Spring Cottage offers exceptional open plan living accommodation with accesses for the garden from all the principal rooms.”

Introduction

Complementing its contemporary open plan design with full height gable windows, are impressive grounds approaching 3/4 acre bordered by picturesque farmland. Spring Cottage blends contemporary living with retained features from its period origins including exposed beams and feature fireplaces creating a magnificent family home. The kitchen living room is equipped with a bespoke Willow Madison hand crafted kitchen and the enormous sitting room is a sizeable 34ft x 26ft, triple in aspect with a feature brick fireplace. There is so much space in Spring Cottage, ideal for the largest of families with four impressive bedrooms enjoying four bath and shower rooms. The property occupies an enviable rural location in the popular village of Lockerley yet within walking distance of many of the traditional amenities.

Description

A stunning vaulted entrance hall with cathedral style windows creates an instant impression of space and is wonderfully complemented by an oak staircase. Umbrian stone flooring flows throughout the ground floor including the boot room and separate shower room. The kitchen is one of Spring Cottages most attractive features being substantial with bifold doors opening onto the sun terrace. A Willow Madison bespoke kitchen with granite worktops and central island creates a family social space and there is ample room for a dining table and chairs. Integrated appliances include double ovens, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine and double Belfast sink. There is also an induction hob with extractor hood over. The kitchen is supplemented by a large utility room and useful larder with a separate door to the side. Double doors open into the sitting room which is vast and triple in aspect with bifold doors to the rear terrace and side patio to take advantage of the sunshine. Central to the room is a feature brick fireplace with inset woodburning stove, and oak flooring flows throughout. Pleasant sitting and viewing areas adjoin the sitting room in an open plan styling and there is access to the snug and study.

On the first floor are four stunning bedrooms, each with splendid views across open countryside and enjoying their own individual charm. The master features a gable end picture window and is vaulted with generous wardrobe space and a luxurious ensuite shower room. Bedroom two also features a vaulted ceiling and ensuite shower room with a walk in south facing balcony enjoying lovely views. The two additional bedrooms, one of which is vaulted are served by a stylish contemporary bathroom.

Outside

The property is approached via automated gates into a shingle driveway fronting the double garage which hosts a first floor office/studio. The gardens extend to 3/4 acre and are principally lawned, interspersed by well stocked borders and studded with trees and shrubs. A large stone fountain is central and is overlooked by the east facing extensive sundeck adjoining the house. There is additional south facing patio overlooking the adjacent fields which is an ideal entertainment or relaxation venue.

Location

Lockerley is a desirable village located approximately six miles east of the market town of Romsey. Local features are Lockerley Green and the excellent village stores with the day to day facilities including the highly regarded primary school, church and public house, pop-up Post office and coffee shop a short walk away. Train stations at nearby Dunbridge and West Dean and major road links offer excellent commuter access.

Agent Note

The property is served by oil fired heating and private drainage.

Directions

From Romsey proceed along the A27 towards Whiteparish turning right into Danes Road at the crossroads. On reaching Awbridge turn left into Romsey Road and continue to Lockerley bearing left under the railway bridge. Turn left after the church into East Dean Road and Spring Cottage can be found on the left hand side.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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