King's Somborne

£700,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Woodlings is an imposing five bedroom detached home positioned perfectly within established grounds extending to a 1/3 acre at the heart of the quintessential Hampshire village of King's Somborne.

Owners Comments

“We have lived in the village for over 40 years with our children attending the local schools. We feel privileged and have so enjoyed being part of such a friendly, caring community. There is a great community spirit with activities for all ages plus easy access to Winchester, Salisbury and Southampton.”

Introduction

This substantial family home was formerly two cottages having been extended over the years to provide additional accommodation incorporating a large kitchen breakfast room. Woodlings enjoys an attractive plot providing a great deal of privacy to the sunny rear garden complemented by a large frontage hosting a generous driveway leading to the double garage. There are delightful village views to the fore extending to open countryside beyond and the well regarded village school and wealth of amenities are all within easy walking distance of the property.

Description

The front door opens to the large welcoming entrance hall which provides access to the principal reception rooms and cloakroom in addition to two built in storage cupboards. The sitting room is of excellent dimensions, light and airy due to a characterful bay window to the fore and centred upon a feature brick open fireplace. There is a separate internal door into a garage sized workshop which could easily be converted into a useable reception room. There is a separate formal dining room appreciating a dual aspect which has been utilised as a play room by our clients. The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a range of eye and base level units with generous roll top work surfaces. Integrated appliances include an eye level Hotpoint double oven, a four ring gas hob with extractor hood over, with space and plumbing for further appliances. A doorway leads to a utility room which hosts the boiler. The first floor landing is sizeable and hosts access to the loft and airing cupboard as well as five bedrooms, three of which feature built in wardrobe space. The master bedroom benefits from an updated ensuite shower room comprising wash hand basin with vanity unit, corner shower cubicle and low level WC. The four remaining bedrooms are served by the family bathroom refitted with a three piece suite.

Outside

The property is approached via a substantial pea shingle driveway fronting the large garage providing parking for several vehicles. The garage offers an up and over door and generous storage space above. The front garden is predominantly lawned with flower borders. The large rear gardens are predominantly lawned with a wide selection of carefully planted flower and shrub beds and trees. The timber sun room is positioned to enjoy the best of the sunshine with a full length patio adjacent to the rear elevation and pergola creating an ideal summer entertaining venue.

Location

King's Somborne is a delightful rural village, shrouded in countryside yet enjoying easy accessibility to Romsey, Winchester and its neighbouring boutique town of Stockbridge. Lying in the valley of the edge of the River Test, the village is perfect for picturesque walks and cycle rides. Typical village amenities include a post office, reputable local schooling, church, public house, village shop and sports ground. The village hall is central to the vast array of activities within this strong local community.

Agents Notes

The property is served by septic tank and oil fired central heating and is fitted with double glazing and solar panels for hot water heating. The rateable value for the property is Band G amounting to £2,578.25 in 2017/18

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Charles Powell

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

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