EQUESTRIAN - Recently constructed by the present owner in an attractive New England style, this substantial property enjoys a private position overlooking its own grounds. Tastefully presented and furnished to an exacting specification, the house has been designed for ease of living with light filled, generously proportioned family friendly accommodation. The exceptional reception rooms are ideal for entertaining on a grand scale with the 25ft square drawing room with its vaulted ceiling serving as a particular highlight of the house. It is complimented by the cosier snug and family/sitting room which together with the drawing room and kitchen/breakfast room enjoy direct access onto the west facing sun deck. The beautifully finished and well equipped kitchen/breakfast room with part vaulted ceiling is another outstanding space and is a naturally the hub of family life. The ground floor bedroom suite is ideal for guests or staff whilst the five other bedrooms are arranged off the galleried landing on the first floor. With access out onto the balcony, the master bedroom is a fantastic room with dressing area and en suite shower room which enjoys a westerly aspect overlooking the grounds to woodland and the countryside beyond. Of the three further bedrooms one also has a mezzanine play area whilst another room is notable for its fitted twin bunk bed; ideal for children’s sleep overs. The bathrooms are luxuriously fitted with the family bathroom boasting a particularly special free standing bath tub. On the lower ground floor level is the fantastic swimming pool featuring a water jet system for training, a shower room and sauna together with the effective use of bi-folding doors that open out onto the paved sun terrace.
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Occupying a tucked away rural position in the Meon Valley on the southern reaches of the South Downs National Park within easy reach of the cities of Winchester (14.4 miles), Southampton (14 miles) and Portsmouth (about 13.1 miles). Bishops Waltham (5.4 miles) and Wickham (4.1 miles) offer good day to day amenities with a variety of local shops, businesses and restaurants. Communication links are first class with rail services into London Waterloo from Winchester, Southampton Parkway (14.8 miles) or Botley (7.6 miles). The M27 and M3 provide access to Winchester, Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke and London and Southampton Airport. Outdoor pursuits are well catered for with a variety of recreational activities in the area, especially walking, riding and sailing on the south coast.
The impressive newly laid tree lined driveway is flanked by paddocks and leads to the front of the house and onto the stable block beyond. Extending in all to over 20 acres, the grounds have been thoughtfully landscaped with a wide expanse of lawn leading down to an ornamental pond. The paddocks are post and railed with access out onto extensive local bridleways and there is also a useful secondary driveway which is ideal for trailers and deliveries.
Local Authority – Winchester City Council
Services – The house has been designed for efficiency and economy resulting in low running costs which is rare for a house of this scale with under floor heating, air source heat pump,
secondary bio mass boiler, fresh air ventilation system, solar panels and high levels of insulation.
Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage.
utility room cloakroom
guest/staff bedroom with en suite shower room
master bedroom with dressing room and en suite shower room
two further bedroom suites
two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.