Awbridge

£2,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Coombe Lodge is a stylish and contemporary country home of excellent proportions situated in one of the premier addresses within the area.

Owners Comment

“We designed the house to suit our family needs and we all enjoy big private spaces coupled with the sociable kitchen living room which is a lovely venue to convene for family time.”

“It is just so peaceful and tranquil, with total privacy yet convenient for Romsey and schooling.”

Introduction

Extending to an epic 5458 sqft, enjoying wonderful oak finishes and luxurious fittings, this impressive residence has been designed to accommodate ideal modern living including an exquisite kitchen living room and a host of versatile reception rooms. The property occupies private grounds of 1.25 acres, discreetly positioned on this tranquil residential lane of attractive homes and features a large triple car block with studio or gym above. Although extraordinary in size, the property has been designed with energy efficieny in mind including underfloor heating, modern woodburning stove and high level insulation creating economic yet ambient living.

Description

A covered porch way with hardwood security door and glazed side panels lead to the grand entrance hall which is afforded much natural light by the stunning atrium with automated skylighting and a door to the rear garden. Delightful oak finishes create a lovely contemporary style to the house. The kitchen living room is designed for ideal family requirements fitted in handmade bespoke cabinets with a full range of Neff appliances including twin ovens, coffee machine and combi microwave oven. There is a Neff induction hob, extractor hood, wine cooler and dishwasher. A large central island with granite worktops offers ideal cooking space as well as a useful breakfast bar area with further storage cabinets. Porcelenosa ‘floorboard’ tiling flows throughout into the living area which enjoys full height gable windows with bifold doors to the sun deck. A contemporary woodburning stove offers an ideal focal point and there is a large dining area with additional bifold doors to the garden. The spacious utility and boot room supplements the kitchen space and serves access to the front and a separate shower room with downstairs cloakroom. The formal dining room is substantial, dual in aspect with a central fireplace of tiled hearth and inset woodburning stove. The luxurious cloakroom is adjacent along with a large understairs cupboard. Oak steps lead to a raised inner hall leading to the impressive sitting room, dual in aspect with bifold doors and a woodburning stove. The family room also enjoys bifold doors to the garden and the study is of epic proportions fully fitted with a wealth of bespoke fitted furniture. An oak and glass staircase ascend to the glorious first floor landing that provides access to five exceptional bedrooms and generous bathroom facilities. The master suite is impressive with delightful views supplemented by a walk in dressing room and the control room. The ensuite is exquisite comprising a double shower cubicle with fixed head rain water shower, freestanding contemporary bath, his and her vanity units and low level WC. Bedroom two and three are substantial and both are fitted with generous wardrobe space and luxurious ensuite shower rooms with a bath in bedroom two ensuite. Bedroom four and five host fitted wardrobes and are served by the exquisite family bathroom.

Outside

Automated double gates open to a large tarmacadam driveway and turning area fronting the carport and double garage featuring automated electric doors. An external staircase leads to a substantial office/gym/games room with twin dormer windows and much versatility in its potential. The gardens are principally lawned and surround the house and are studded with trees and shrubs. Part of the screening is via a period walling which is a lovely feature whilst a combination of evergreen hedgerow and panel fencing provide seclusion. There are two exceptional patio terraces to the east and south of the house, the larger south facing raised terrace hosts glass and steel balustrading and is a lovely venue for entertaining.

Location

Awbridge is a particularly popular Test Valley village which originally comprised a small collection of hamlets and now offers a delightful community spirit centred upon the pretty All Saints Church, the excellent primary school and busy village hall. Ideal for commuters with its easy access to Southampton, Salisbury and Winchester it is also convenient to the New forest and is just approximately three miles away from the market town of Romsey where more comprehensive amenities can be found. There is also a railway station in Dunbridge (some two miles away) which provides a local service to Salisbury, Southampton, Eastleigh and Portsmouth.

Agent Note

Completed in 2017 the property provides excellent energy efficiency and is served by oil fired under floor heating, sewage treatment private drainage and benefits from the remainder of its NHBC warrantee.

Directions

From Romsey take the A27 passing through the village of Shootash, turning right into Danes Road at the crossroads. Take the first turning on the right in to Church Lane and Coombe Lodge can be found past the bend on the left hand side.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

Suite 14d, Chatmohr Estate, Crawley Hill, West Wellow, Romsey, Hampshire

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