Awbridge

£795,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Enjoying a tranquil setting within pretty gardens overlooking beautiful Hampshire countryside is this charming and unique country home discreetly positioned away from the rural lane within historic walling.

Owners Comments

“We have loved living in such a beautiful location, watching the wide range of wildlife including buzzards and deer.”

“Set Fair has been a wonderfully social home with many happy memories.”

Introduction

The current owners have lovingly upgraded this versatile property fusing character and charm with a few contemporary touches which include a stunning triple aspect 'live in' kitchen dining area features underfloor heating and bi-fold doors to an extensive decked area that wraps around the property to provide a stunning setting to relax or entertain guests. Up to five double bedrooms are available with en-suite facilities to the master, a generous sitting room and reception hall. Extensive parking is supplemented by the double garage and workshop discreetly positioned inside the automated electric gates.

NB : A three acre paddock, approached via a gated access from Dunbridge Lane is available under separate negotiation.

Description

A covered entrance and part glazed front door opens into a bright and airy entrance hall featuring exposed floor boards which extend throughout the ground floor. The generous sitting room is flooded with natural light from both front and rear aspects and French doors open to the extensive decking area to the rear, overlooking the gardens and fields beyond with a feature open fireplace providing an attractive focal point to the room. A charming reception hall offers an ideal snug or family area and boasts a Jotul log burning stove. Two double bedrooms are situated on the ground floor both benefiting from French doors to the decking area. A stylish family bathroom is fully tiled and comprises a modern white suite with panelled bath, vanity unit with mounted wash hand basin, low level WC and heated towel rail. The impressive triple aspect kitchen dining room provides the social hub of the home enjoying underfloor heating and wonderful views to all aspects with bifold doors opening to the decking, ideal for entertaining. An extensive range of white gloss wall and base units provide ample storage with contrasting granite work surfaces over and a feature island with inset five burner hob. Other integrated appliances include an eye level double oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and access to the boiler cupboard housing the oil fired boiler. A useful utility room supplements the kitchen offering additional storage space and plumbing for white goods. The spacious first floor landing serves three double bedrooms and a tiled shower room comprising a corner shower with dual heads, wash hand basin, low level WC and heated towel rail. The master bedroom features exposed beams, access to the eaves and benefits from an en-suite shower room and small recess for a free standing wardrobe. Bedroom two and three are both well proportioned double rooms.

Outside

The property is approached via a tarmacadam edged driveway and automated Eroko oak double gates to an enclosed parking area fronting the detached double garage and workshop. A historic wall provides an attractive screen opening to the large gravel courtyard and turning area at the front of the property punctuated by a central water feature with raised seating area and pergola to the boundary. A pedestrian archway leads to a drying area/storage area. An extensive decking area extends from the side to the rear of the property fitted with an attractive brushed steel railing accessed from two of the bedrooms, sitting room and from the kitchen dining room. The decking overlooks the gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn to the countryside beyond.

Location

The property is situated in the village of Awbridge, which offers a primary school, church and village hall with farm shops on the edge of Awbridge and Kimbridge. A more comprehensive range of amenities and schooling can be found in Romsey (approximately three miles away). There is also a railway station in Dunbridge (some two miles away) providing a local service to Salisbury, Southampton, Eastleigh and Portsmouth. Both Southampton and Winchester are within a short drive and Junction 3 of the M27 is convenient providing fast links to the New Forest, the South Coast, Eastleigh Airport and the M3 to London.

Agents Notes

A charming semi detached five bedroom house benefiting from oil fired central heating and shared private drainage.

Directions

From Romsey centre, head north toward the Corn Market. Continue on the B3398, go through one roundabout. Turn left onto The Horsefair. Take the first right onto Cherville Street and continue to the roundabout. Take the first exit onto Greatbridge Road/A3057 signposted Stockbridge. Turn left at The Dukes Head public house bearing right around the bend onto Stanbridge Lane. Continue for approximately 1.5 miles and continue past Romsey Road (on your left-hand side) and continue for approximately 1/4 mile and the property can be found on the right hand side.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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