East Wellow


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A magnificent country residence of traditional elegance with the most stunning contemporary styling offering exceptional living accommodation of 5600 sqft set within delightful grounds extending to 5.5 acres.

Owners Comments

“It’s been a fabulous place for our children to grow up, with a zip wire across the lake and a buggy to rally round the woods in. It has given them the opportunity for so much adventure.”

“Christmas is really magical here as we bring in a 20ft tree, and via the galleried landing enjoy it from both above and below.”


Approached via an impressive sweeping driveway through its delightful light wooded gardens this recently constructed home provides beautifully appointed accommodation incorporating immense natural light via its multi aspect doors and windows with attractive glazed roof panels to the atrium hallway. The combination of open plan styling and vaulted ceilings with high specification finishes offer beautiful yet convenient day to day living. Although substantial, this elegant residence has also been constructed with energy efficiency in mind offering under floor heating served by an air source heat pump and high quality traditional style double glazing.

Enjoying a most privileged of positions upon a private lane set back from Gardeners Lane in East Wellow, one of the area’s premier addresses, Gable Wood House features well maintained established grounds comprising formal gardens, a small lake and idyllic woodland. The location offers the highest degree of privacy and seclusion yet benefits from its accessibility to major commuting links and excellent local schooling both in the state and private sector.


Upon entering Gable Wood House through the solid oak front door to the stunning atrium hallway the natural light from the glazed roof panels and full width doors to the covered entertaining terrace is immediately apparent. Solid wideboard oak flooring flows through the open plan ground floor into the study. Feature glass doors separate the principal rooms allowing further natural light. The main living room is vast and exquisite with traditional style windows to every aspect and doors to the decked veranda. The drawing area is centred upon a feature brick open fireplace and the dining area is partially separated by the impressive central table top fireplace with suspended cast iron chimney.

The kitchen living room is beautifully designed to attract exceptional light and flows in an open plan styling to a living and dining area into a stunning vaulted garden room which in turns opens onto a feature loggia. The bespoke kitchen is equipped with an extensive range of eye and base level units with granite work tops. Integrated appliances include induction hob with Wok inset, two fridge freezers, double oven, microwave, dishwasher and further under counter freezer and there is a large pantry to the side. Dining can be accommodated informally by a breakfast bar or a separate snug around the decorative fireplace. The vaulted garden room/breakfast area is a wonderful entertaining or relaxation venue, featuring twin double doors to the loggia and garden. An internal passage serves as a useful boot room accessing the garaging and a utility room with a door to the garden. Stairs ascend to the excellent and substantial games room which offers an ensuite shower room and could easily serve as a sixth bedroom. This could easily be turned into a separate annex, subject to any necessary consents.

A solid oak 1/2 turn staircase with glass balustrading ascends to the elegant galleried landing which offers study/reading space with views across open countryside. The exquisite vaulted master suite is triple in aspect with generous wardrobe space and a most impressive ensuite facility comprising double shower cubicle, contemporary ellipse Victoria and Albert free standing bath, wash hand basin on a bespoke tiled plinth, low level WC and bidet with concealed storage.

The four remaining bedrooms are all of excellent proportions and benefit from individual yet stylish ensuite facilities and storage space.


The property is accessed via an impressive long scenic gravel driveway through light woodland culminating in a turning circle fronting the residence and the triple automated garaging block which is equipped with power and lighting. The formal rolling lawns offer a high degree of privacy and seclusion, screened by mature trees and shrubs. The small lake and surround are a real feature enjoyed from a decked platform and there are many interestingly designed terrace areas following the sun around the house till it goes down over the lake. The remainder of the gardens are lightly wooded offering stunning walks and views.


Gardeners Lane offers ideal commuter links, enjoying a rural feel yet within easy reach of the M27 and A36 road networks and also benefits from stunning open countryside and farmland. There is excellent local schooling for all ages both in the state and private sector with a wealth of recreational facilities in the village of West Wellow. Wellow is well served with traditional village amenities including a post office, convenience store, a choice of butchers, pharmacy and public house. The market town of Romsey is also within a short distance providing a more extensive range of amenities. Excellent local schooling for children of all ages is available and the beautiful New Forest National Park offers a wealth of outdoor activities and places of natural beauty to visit and explore.

Agents Notes

The property is served by underfloor heating via an energy efficient air source heat pump and private sewage treatment plant. The heating is controlled zonally, there is Cat 5 cabling, Sonos sound system to most of the ground floor with a surround sound system in the drawing room. There is also an alarm system.

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Charles Powell

Suite 14d, Chatmohr Estate, Crawley Hill, West Wellow, Romsey, Hampshire

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