Awbridge

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Introduction

An attractive family residence enjoying the most tranquil of locations occupying beautifully maintained formal gardens of 0.3 acres and an impressive adjoining paddock and stabling in excess of two acres. Ideal for the equestrian enthusiast, the paddocks offer a separate access to a newly constructed stable block, power and water with well drained land evidently visible from the house. Situated on a quiet country lane within the well regarded hamlet of Newtown, on the fringes of Awbridge, Wychelms has been the subject of a full refurbishment programme in recent years and now offers well presented accommodation with the addition of a Victorian style conservatory. The wonderfully bright living space offers splendid views over the well tended paddocks to picturesque countryside beyond and offers four well proportioned bedrooms on the first floor. The grounds are a real feature of the property, separated into three paddocks and formal gardens via post and rail fencing. There are recently constructed additional outbuildings include a tack room, gym and attractive double car barn garage as well as generous vehicular parking and access for horse lorries.

Description

An oak framed porch contributes to an attractive façade to Wychlems. The solid oak door opens into the entrance hall which is light and bright hosting understairs storage space and oak flooring flows throughout. The sitting room is delightful, centred upon a pretty fireplace with slate hearth and inset woodburning stove. The room is dual in aspect with a large front window and glazed double doors and large glazed panel to the conservatory providing much natural light. The conservatory enjoys impressive views across the gardens and paddock and is a lovely all year round relaxation venue benefiting from central heating. Double doors access the garden. The kitchen has been recently refitted with modern units and feature granite worktops. Integrated appliances include an induction hob, oven and combi oven and dishwasher with ample space for a dining table. There is an adjacent lobby area with garden access and an adjoining cloakroom which also houses plumbing and space for a washing machine. The dining room is dual in aspect with oak flooring.

On the first floor are four well proportioned bedrooms, three of which enjoy splendid views to the rear. The master bedroom benefits from an ensuite shower whilst the remaining bedrooms are served by the family bathroom and an additional separate WC.

Outside

The property is approached via a large gravelled driveway with parking and turning for several vehicles, horse boxes and lorries. A superb recently constructed, barn style, double garage offers vehicular storage as well as a log store.

The formal gardens are beautiful, principally lawned with impressive well stocked pretty borders and a feature patio area adjoining the house. There is also a well constructed outbuilding currently serving as a tack room and a gym and there is also a timber shed.

Paddocks

The two acres of well drained land is currently separated into three paddocks by post and rail fencing. The stable block has been recently constructed with four well sized stables, power and water.

Location

Newtown Road is in the parish of Awbridge and is a quiet country lane connecting the two popular villages of Awbridge and Sherfield English enjoying the benefit of being accessible to both their wealth's of traditional amenities. Awbridge is a particularly popular Test Valley village which originally comprised a small collection of hamlets and now offers a delightful community spirit centred upon the pretty All Saints Church, the excellent primary school and busy village hall. Ideal for commuters with its easy access to Southampton, Salisbury and Winchester it is also convenient to the New forest and is just approximately three miles away from the market town of Romsey where more comprehensive amenities can be found. There is also a railway station in Dunbridge (some two miles away) which provides a local service to Salisbury, Southampton, Eastleigh and Portsmouth

Agent Note

The property is served by oil fired central heating and drainage is via a sewage treatment plant.

The paddocks are accessed from Carters Clay Road and have power and water at the stable block close to the entrance. There is a development overage clause on the paddock land.

Directions

From Romsey take the A27 towards Whiteparish padding through the village of Shootash. At the crossroads turn right into Danes Road and take the first left into Newtown Road and Wychlems can be found on the right hand side before the Carters Clay turning.

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Charles Powell

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