Butts Green, Lockerley, Romsey, Hampshire So51
A substantial individual modern family house with five bedrooms together with a detached double garage block with separate workshop and self-contained annexe/holiday let above, standing within secluded mature gardens, grounds and paddocks amounting to about 1.375 acres, set well back from the road.
A large modern detached family house constructed of Michelmersh brick elevations beneath a decorative tiled roof providing comprehensive light and airy family accommodation featuring an excellent open plan kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining dining/family room opening onto the terrace, garden and land. There are five bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor. The property benefits from a detached double garage and workshop and the present owners have had the benefit of an income from using the annexe above as a holiday let. Outside the property has a secure setting off a private road servicing just a handful of large detached properties. The mature level gardens, grounds and part of the access road amount to about 0.37 acres and two adjoining paddocks to about one acre.
The property is situated on the south eastern edge of Lockerley which has a local store, garage, primary school, church and village hall, with a railway station at nearby Dunbridge. The Abbey town of Romsey, approximately six miles away, provides a comprehensive range of shopping, educational (state and private schools) and recreational facilities, as well as a railway station. The cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are within 25 minutes’ drive. There is also good access to the M27 and Southampton as well as the New Forest and South Coast.
Block paved approach to wide covered ENTRANCE PORCH Contemporary light. Wood panelled door with bulls-eye panel and full height glazed panels to either side leads into:
LARGE CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Turning staircase with two half landings and turned style balustrade to side rising to first floor. Low door into understairs storage cupboard. Cloaks cupboard. High end oak effect flooring. Coving. Down lighters. Radiator within decorative case. Double doors to living room. Panelled doors to family room, study and cloakroom. Opening into open plan kitchen/ breakfast room with adjoining dining area.
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, mirror above. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Low level decorative panelling. Obscure glazed windows. Ceramic tiled floor. Down lighter. Towel radiator.
LIVING ROOM (Large dual aspect room) Open fireplace with inset Jetmaster fire, granite surround and hearth with maple mantelpiece. Wide bay window to front aspect. Further windows to front and area aspect. Recess to one side of chimney breast with built-in dresser style unit with lattice work concealing radiator and shelving above. Down lighters. Detailed ceiling cornicing.
FAMILY ROOM (Dual aspect) Picture window to front aspect. Aluminium frame sliding glazed patio door with similar panel to side leading to courtyard garden. Built-in bar with storage beneath and integrated wine cooler. Down lighters. Coving. Radiator. Panelled door into kitchen/breakfast room.
STUDY Window to front aspect. High end oak effect flooring. Ceiling light point with four spot lights. Coving. High level cupboard concealing fuse box. Radiator.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM OPENING INTO DINING AREA
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Extensive butcher block hardwood work surfaces with ceramic tiled/T&G panelled splash backs. Extensive range of high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating high level glazed display cabinets, high and low level shelving, herb drawers and wine racking. Neff stainless steel combination oven with oven/grill beneath, warming drawer below. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated under-counter fridge. Central oak topped island with breakfast bar to one side, cupboards and drawers to opposite side. High end oak effect flooring. LED down lighters. Picture window to rear aspect overlooking main garden. Low window with bench seat also overlooking garden. Panelled door into utility. Opening beneath substantial timber to either side of island into:
Dining Area: (Large dual aspect family area) Space for large table and settees. Window to side aspect. Hardwood/glazed double doors opening onto pergola and terrace. Corner contemporary log burning stove on stone hearth. Down lighters. Radiator.
UTILITY ROOM Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer set in roll top work surface, cupboard beneath. Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer with corner shelving above. Firebird oil fired boiler. Tiled floor. High shelved cupboard. Window to side aspect. Half glazed door to terrace and rear garden. Sheila Maid. Spot lights. Radiator.
GALLERIED LANDING Long turned style balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Dormer window to front aspect. Radiator in decorative case. Access to loft space via hatch. Door to cupboard housing mains fed hot water cylinder with slatted shelving and water softener. Down lighters. Coving. Doors to:
MASTER BEDROOM (Large double bedroom) Picture window to front aspect with bespoke shutters. Coving. Down lighters. Door into eaves storage cupboard. Radiator. Panelled door into:
Master Bathroom: White suite comprising double ended bath with central tap/hand held shower attachment, towel radiators to either end. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Glass door into fully tiled enclosure housing shower with additional massage jets. Part low level timber panelling to walls. Porcelain tiled floor. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. Down lighters. Extractor fan fan). Oak flooring. Sash window to rear aspect with distant country views. Chrome heated towel rail/radiator.
BEDROOM TWO Window to rear aspect overlooking garden and paddock. Two built-in wardrobe cupboards, one with glazed doors. Coving. Down lighters. Radiator. Panelled door into family bathroom.
BEDROOM THREE Picture window to rear aspect with views over the gardens and paddocks. Exposed flue from wood burning stove. Down lighters. Coving. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR Window to front aspect. Down lighters. Coving. Radiator.
BEDROOM FIVE Window to rear aspect overlooking garden and paddock. Twin built-in double wardrobe cupboards with storage above. Down lighters. Radiator.
LARGE FAMILY BATHROOM Contemporary white suite comprising oval wash hand basin on stand with mixer tap, travertine tiled splash back, mirror, light and shaver socket over. Panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment, tiled surround with large mirror above. Low level WC. Glass door into spacious tiled enclosure housing shower. Wood laminate flooring. Towel radiator. Down lighters. Coving. Obscure glazed window.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE WITH SEPARATE WORKSHOP AND HOLIDAY LET / ANNEXE ABOVE Constructed of Michelmersh brick/timber clad elevations beneath a tiled roof. Covered area to front. Lean-to log store to side.
DOUBLE GARAGE / WORKSHOP
Garage: Twin up and over doors (one electric with remote control). Light and power connected. Panelled door at rear into:
Workshop: Work bench with shelving above. Light and power. Double doors to courtyard garden. Window to side aspect. Door to:
Cloakroom: Low level WC and wash hand basin.
HOLIDAY LET / ANNEXE
Covered Entrance Porch. Overhead light. Panelled door with glazed panel into:
ENTRANCE HALL Coir matting. Cupboard housing electric boiler. Turning staircase with LED lights to side leading up and opening directly into:
LIVING / DINING ROOM Dormer window with shutters to front aspect. Engineered oak flooring. Door into eaves storage cupboard. Radiator. High vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Pendant light point. Oak panelled door into bedroom. Opening into:
KITCHEN Sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Butcher block solid oak work surfaces. Low level cupboards and drawers. Under-counter oven/grill with four ring ceramic hob above. Integrated under-counter day fridge and washing machine. Window with views towards paddocks. Engineered oak flooring. Wall light. Door into bathroom.
DOUBLE BEDROOM Dormer window with shutters to front aspect. High vaulted ceiling. Pendant light point. Built-in storage and access to eaves storage. Radiator.
BATHROOM White suite comprising double ended bath with mixer tap. Contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap, limestone tiled splash back, mirror and light over. Low level WC. Quadrant glass/tiled enclosure housing shower. Ceramic tiled floor. Towel radiator. Velux sky light. Wall light point.
THE GARDENS AND LAND
FRONT GARDEN The property is approached over a private tarmacadam driveway servicing a handful of large detached houses. Opening between two timber posts onto spacious herringbone block paved driveway providing parking, turning and access to garage and house, all surrounded by gravelled areas, well stocked borders and trees including Cherry and Ash. The front is screened by tall laurel hedging. Timber gate between house and garage block gives access into:
ITALIAN STYLE COURTYARD GARDEN (Currently used by the holiday let tenants) Paved and enclosed on all sides buy mixed hedging, enjoying a good degree of privacy. Central ornamental tree with surrounding block paving and lavender bushes. Doors into workshop. Gated gravelled storage area to rear of garaging. Staddle stone. Arch beneath grape vine leads into:
MAIN GARDEN Comprising wide paved terrace (part beneath pergola) with grape vine and wisteria. Herbaceous border. Topiary box. Great variety of flowers, roses and shrubs. The garden is laid to level lawn with inset specimen trees and well stocked borders. Summerhouse with paved area to front. The garden is well enclosed by high timber fencing and low mixed hedging to rear allowing views over the paddock. Five bar gate with pedestrian gate to side leads to:
Paddock One: Laid to level grass, enclosed by fencing. Fruit trees. Field shelter with store to side, power connected. Wild life pond (current empty) at rear boundary. Gate into:
Paddock Two: Laid to grass, enclosed by fencing.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
From Stockbridge proceed in a westerly direction (towards Salisbury) on the A30. After approximately two miles turn left (opposite the entrance to Spitfire Lane) signposted Broughton. Proceed into the centre of the village and turn right into Queenwood Road. At the T-junction turn left and proceed for about 4.5 miles and over the level crossing, then turn right towards Lockerley. On reaching Butts Green, a turning onto the private drive will be found on the right hand side.
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Tel. 01264 810702
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