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WATERSIDE - Elms House is a stunning Grade II listed house, fully refurbished by the current owners to create a contemporary home blended beautifully and sympathetically with its Georgian origins and features.
The house occupies a central position in the sought after village of Twyford and is most notable for both its impressive gardens and grounds (approx. 3.95 acres), and for its proximity to Shawford train station (0.5 miles), making it ideal for the commuter with its direct trains into London Waterloo.
The house itself is spread over three floors (plus cellar) and offers a balance of both formal and informal living space with the recently extended kitchen/breakfast room at the heart of the house and opening onto the attractive walled gardens beyond.
The master bedroom suite is of particular note and enjoys views across the sprawling south west facing gardens and down towards the River Itchen. With six further bedrooms and three bathrooms, the remaining accommodation on the first and second floor allows flexibility of use to suit a purchaser’s requirements.
The room proportions are typical of the Georgian period with wonderful ceiling heights and sizeable sash windows making rooms feel light and spacious.
Please note (by separate negotiation) the ability to secure a further one-bedroom cottage and paddock that are currently held on separate titles. Hamptons International will be able to advise in further detail when viewing Elms House, should this be of interest.
This property is featured by our Waterside department.
Elms House occupies a prominent position within the popular village of Twyford in the Itchen Valley. There is an excellent range of local amenities which include Twyford Village Stores with adjoining cafe; doctor’s surgery, private dentist and two public houses. The village is also well known for its popular St Mary’s Church of England Primary School and Twyford Preparatory School. There is a mainline railway station just 0.5 miles away in the village of Shawford on the Waterloo line.
The Cathedral city of Winchester has an excellent range of shops and restaurants, and schools for all ages, including Pilgrims, Winchester College, St Swithun’s School for girls and Peter Symonds sixth form college; as well as a mainline railway station serving Waterloo. The M3, to the south of Winchester provides excellent communications to London and the London airports and Southampton airport lies approximately six miles away.
The grounds are a super feature of the property. Predominantly south west facing they have been landscaped to include a variety of planting, providing interest and colour through the year. The walled garden accessible directly from the kitchen breakfast room has a stone terrace and planted boarders surround the level grassed area. A gateway from the walled gardens opens to the sprawling lawns beyond featuring mature trees, a tennis court, a swimming pool with thatched summer house and in turn lead down towards the River Itchen where the owners of Elms House enjoy approximately 120 metres of single bank fishing. There is driveway access to the rear of the gardens for entrance by gardening staff and this also leads to a double car port and one bedroom cottage. The circular gravelled driveway to the front of the property offers an electric gated entrance and gives way to the two pretty greenhouses, one of which is occupied by mature vines.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Winchester County Council
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage for both the house and cottages.
Ground Floor & Cellar: Drawing room
First Floor: Master bedroom with dressing room
Contact branch for relevant Energy Performance Certificate