West Wellow

£1,100,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Introduction

Constructed in the early 1990's, The Old Orchard has more recently undergone improvement and significant extension centred around an exceptional kitchen living room which is vaulted, particularly light and enjoying views across its south facing one acre of grounds. Offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion, the land is screened by mature trees and hedgerow and comprises formal gardens, a feature sun terrace and stabling with paddock land. There is ample parking to the fore with an exceptionally large double garage which also offers conversion potential. Situated on the fringes of the popular village of West Wellow, the property enjoys a quiet position yet is in easy reach for commuter access and excellent local schooling.

Description

A hardwood door opens into the porch which provides an attractive entrance to the house via a panel glazed door. The hallway allows access to the principal rooms as well as the large downstairs cloakroom and understairs storage. The feature hub of the home is the impressive live-in kitchen which flows into exceptional vaulted living space, in an open plan styling, via polished wooden flooring. This is a particularly bright and light area enjoying a triple aspect with gable end window overlooking the south facing gardens.

Spacious and comfortable, with exposed beams, this charming room accommodates lounge and dining facilities with the focal point of a brick fireplace with freestanding woodburning stove. A door opens to the patio for good summer social flow and there is also a useful adjoining study. The kitchen is fully fitted with a host of eye and base level units and ample worktops. A freestanding central island provides further storage and preparation space as well as a breakfast bar for informal dining. Integrated appliances include a Rayburn with brick surround, ceramic hob with extractor, double oven and dishwasher. The kitchen is supplemented by a useful utility room with further storage and plumbing for appliances. The formal sitting room is dual in aspect with doors to the garden and centred upon a feature brick fireplace with inset woodburning stove. A lovely snug/family room completes the ground floor accommodation. The master bedroom is of excellent dimensions with a large picture window overlooking the grounds. There is a wealth of wardrobe space and large ensuite bathroom comprising bath, twin wash hand basins, low level wc pedestal basin and bidet. The two remaining bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes and are served by the family bathroom which also has a shower cubicle. An inner passageway on the ground floor accesses the substantial double garage and a separate staircase leads to the exceptional office which enjoys a pleasant triple aspect. An adjacent bedroom is served by an ensuite shower room creating an ideal guest suite.

Outside

The property is approached from the tranquil country lane via a wide gravelled driveway with parking and turning for several vehicles. Low level walling and raised established borders provide a high degree of privacy and a five bar gate allows vehicular access to the paddock. The grounds extend to one acre and are wholly private screened by mature trees and hedgerow. South facing, the extensive patio provides an ideal relaxation or entertainment venue overlooking the paddock which is a post and railed enclosure. A neat lawn and pathway lead to the stable block and yard with adjoining shed and log store. The brick built stables are currently utilised as a gym and storage area having power, lighting and water.

Agent Note

The property is served by oil fired central heating and private drainage

Location

The Old Orchard is situated within the very popular village of West Wellow, on the fringes of the New Forest National Park providing miles of unrestricted countryside and common land. Enjoying a friendly community spirit, the village benefits from a host of amenities including a pharmacy, supermarket, butchers, hairdressers, public house and ample recreational facilities. The property is situated on a popular leafy road in West Wellow with its convenient commute via the nearby A36 offering bus links to the cathedral city of Salisbury, Romsey market town and the commercial centre of Southampton, allowing easy access to popular schools in either city, such as Southampton's King Edward VI and Salisbury's widely renowned grammar schools.

Directions

From our offices, continue along the A36 to Wellow, through the roundabout and along the A36 for approximately 1.5 miles. Just before the BP garage on the left, turn right onto Sherfield English Road. Proceed along this road and up the hill and take the first right into Pound Lane. Drive along this road until the junction. The Old Orchard is on your immediate right.

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Charles Powell

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