Built by the current owner this striking modern home offers sharp clean rendered elevations alongside modern glazing attractively set off by the contemporary landscaping. Internally the house is entered by a light filled double height entrance area with impressive curving staircase with glass balustrading. The principle reception space is largely open plan making it a superb entertaining space. The kitchen comprises gloss units with an extensive range of integrated appliances and a curved island unit with an integral breakfast area and feature lighting. The kitchen is open plan to the 39ft living space which is divided into different seating areas by the structural piers one of which includes an inset modern wood burner. Two large sets of bi-fold doors open on to the rear terrace
creating an almost entire wall of glazing providing wonderful views over the grounds. Beyond the sitting are a collection of rooms that could serve a variety of purposes, currently they are utilised
as a playroom, cinema room, formal dining area, family room, office and games room. This area would equally make a fabulous leisure suite or a further self-contained integral annexe depending
on the requirements of the purchaser.
On the first floor there are five bedrooms including spacious master suite with balcony, dressing room and generous en suite bathroom with free standing bath and separate shower. Bedrooms two and three also benefit from en suite shower rooms whilst the remaining bedrooms are served by a family bathroom on this level.
In addition to the main house there is also an impressive detached self-contained annexe of over 1500 sq.ft. This comprises two bedrooms and a good size bathroom alongside a fantastic 28 ft.
open plan kitchen dining sitting room.
The property sits just outside the South Downs National Park in a favoured location within the Meon Valley. Set in a substantial plot on a road renown for properties of a similar calibre the property is convenient for local amenities at Wickham and Bishops Waltham, both of which are pretty, historic market towns offering a range of eateries, independent boutiques, banks and convenience stores.
For more comprehensive facilities the property is almost equidistant to the commercial centres of Winchester, Portsmouth and Southampton. For commuters there is access to the M3, M27, A3 and
A31 road networks and train links to London Waterloo can be found at Botley (4.6 miles) with train time of approximately 1 hour 35minutes.
For travel further afield Southampton airport provides domestic and international flights. There are a number of private schools in the area
including Boundary Oak, West Hill Park, Meoncross and Portsmouth Grammar. In addition the local state schools, Swanmore Primary and Swanmore College, are also well regarded.
The area also offers extensive leisure pursuits; golfers will be attracted to the position alongside Swanmore Golf Course, equestrians are also well served by a plethora of bridleways and equestrian facilities in the area. The stunning countryside offers plenty of attractive walks and the world class sailing facilities on the South Coast are also easily accessible.
The house is approached by an intercom gated entrance with a sweeping drive providing ample parking. To the front there is an expanse of bark covered ground interspersed with mature trees.
To the rear there is an exceptional terrace providing a fabulous entertaining space which sweeps around and above the level lawn which is turfed in artificial grass for ease of maintenance.
The terrace continues round to a sunken fire pit area whilst steps lead round to the detached annexe alongside which there is further hardstanding for an additional outbuilding to be built if required. In-out driveway with parking for several cars.
Local Authority – Winchester City Council.
Services – Mains water & electricity. Oil fired & electric underfloor heating, private drainage.
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