WATERSIDE - Dating back we understand to the 1890s, and requiring a degree of refurbishment, The Well House is a substantial property of generously proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors and totalling 5,000 sq ft. Occupying an elevated position the house benefits from exceptional views from the rear looking out from the grounds across the River Itchen to the water meadows of Twyford beyond. The previous owners added a large extension to the southern end of the house in 2010 to create an open plan kitchen/dining/family room that extends to 34’8 ft and has bi-folding doors opening out onto the rear terrace. In the original part of the house, with it’s high ceilings and many original features, there is a fine drawing room and separate sitting room and study. Situated on the first floor, the master suite benefits from fantastic views to the rear and is complimented by the three other bedrooms and two bathrooms. On the top floor are two other bedrooms and an attic room.
This property is featured by our Waterside department.
Occupying a superb position backing directly onto the River Itchen in the well regarded village of Shawford, within 0.3 miles of the mainline station with services into London Waterloo and journey times on the fast service from just over one hour. The village has a pleasant public house, The Bridge Inn, and further local facilities including local store, coffee shop/bistro, doctors surgery, the church can be found in Twyford within 1.1 miles. There is an excellent range of state and private schooling for all ages in the area, including Compton Primary, Twyford Prep, Westgate secondary, Winchester College and St Swithuns. There are many fine acres of countryside close at hand and picturesque walks along to Itchen water meadows, as well as Shawford Down. The M3 provides excellent access to the national rail network and the cathedral city of Winchester which is within 3.6 miles.
The property is approached by an in and out drive and provides ample parking for several vehicles. A paved terrace adjoins the rear of the property with wide lawn terraces leading down to the Bishop’s Drain with a footbridge which leads to a further area of garden with frontage onto the River Itchen. The property benefits from fishing rights.
Local Authority: Winchester City Council
Services: All mains services connected.
five further bedrooms
two family bathrooms
open plan kitchen/dining/family room