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This stunning period property boasts fine features throughout and has been fastidiously renovated to enhance and complement the inherent features, such as tall ceilings, sash windows, internal shutters, decorative architraves and coving. A substantial and sympathetic extension takes the impressive accommodation to over 5300 sq.ft arranged over three floors. On the ground floor the entrance vestibule boasts stone flooring and provides access to the library at the front of the property. An inner hall gives access to the principal reception space which includes a formal dining room with exposed floor boards, feature fireplace and bay window with original shutters. Situated to the rear of the property and boasting a wonderful outlook over the rear garden is the statement 30ft. drawing room with walk in bay windows, ornate coving and two stunning fireplaces. Beyond the drawing room is a 23ft morning room with a dual aspect. This room, forming part of the new extension merges the traditional proportions of the original building with modern details such as the staircase with glass balustrading which leads to the beautiful kitchen on the lower ground floor. The contemporary feel continues in the kitchen, which boasts sleek clean lines and includes an island with breakfast bar. This room provides ample space for a table and/or seating area and features large sliding doors on to the rear terrace. Beyond the kitchen, arched double doors lead to the breakfast room with further views over the rear garden. Continuing on this level there is a family TV room, further reception area suitable as a gym, scullery, pantry, wine cellar and w/c.
On the first floor the elegant proportions and superb presentation continue. The master suite cannot fail to impress with its feature period fire place and French doors to the balcony. There is a superbly fitted dressing room which could be a sixth bedroom if required and a spa like bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower and double wash basins. In addition there are two further suites benefitting from en suite shower rooms, whilst the two remaining bedrooms are served by the wonderful four piece bathroom with freestanding claw foot bath.
The property is situated in a highly convenient location approximately 5 miles from Southampton Water and the Solent which offers world renowned sailing facilities. The commercial centres of Southampton, Winchester and Portsmouth are easily accessible and for commuters, fast links to London Waterloo (1hr 15 mins approx.) can be found at Southampton Parkway train station 3 miles away whilst the M27 provides access to the south coast and links with the M3 to the north. For travel further afield Southampton Airport (3 miles) offers domestic and international flights. Local amenities are extensive with West End centre offering a variety of local shops whilst more comprehensive shopping facilities can be found at Hedge End (1.5 miles). Recreational pursuits are also well served, with the Ageas Bowl, home of Hampshire cricket found at Hedge End. There are also a number of golf courses in the area whilst for country pursuits the property is situated in between the New Forest and South Downs National Parks.
The property sits within a plot of 0.7 acre and is well screened from the road and is accessed via a gravel driveway providing ample off road parking. The gardens lie largely to the rear of the property and are principally laid to lawn which slopes downwards from the rear of the house. Accessed from the stunning kitchen via large sliding doors is a paved terrace creating an attractive area for outdoor entertaining. The rear garden offers a high degree of privacy and is screened to all sides by mature trees.
Local Authority: Eastleigh Borough Council
Services: All Mains Services
Ground Floor W/C
Family TV Room
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