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Sherfield English

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A well-presented substantial five bedroom chalet bungalow set within stunning mature gardens approaching 3/4 acre, offering much versatility in its accommodation including the opportunity to run a business from home.

Owners Comments

“As the name of the property suggests it is a rural country retreat surrounded by fields and open farmland. All visitors that come here say it is their dream.”

“The array of wild birds have to be seen to be believed as do the sunsets.”

Introduction

Farmside is tucked away on a country lane encompassed by attractive farmland within the popular Test Valley village of Sherfield English, with access to excellent schooling and ideal commuter access. The property, having been extended over the years, benefits from generous ground floor accommodation, centred upon an attractive kitchen dining room with two/three reception rooms, whilst the first floor offers three well-proportioned bedrooms including an impressive master ensuite. There is a selection of fantastic outbuildings including three cabins which all have hot/cold water, drainage and two workshops behind the double garage. The garage has previously been granted planning consent to convert into ancillary accommodation which would be ideal for an extended family member. Sherfield English offers excellent riding, being adjacent to the open New Forest yet is within easy travelling distance of the market town of Romsey.

Description

A wood panelled door leads to the entrance hall providing access to the house and stairs to the first floor. The entrance hall is spacious with a cloakroom and access to the principal rooms. The kitchen dining room is the delightful hub of the home being part of an extension. Of excellent dimensions the kitchen is equipped with a generous range of eye and base level country style oak cabinets with ample granite work tops and breakfast bar. The kitchen area hosts an integrated eye level Neff microwave, double electric oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen is a great living space, easily accommodating a large island unit incorporating a breakfast bar with a large walk in storage cloaks cupboard which could simply be adapted into a pantry, this is supplemented by a useful utility room with water softener, plumbing for appliances and a doorway to the wooden conservatory. The sitting room is flooded with light emanating from the bay window with ecclesiastical style arched French doors providing access to the garden whilst centred upon a feature fireplace with wood burning stove. There are three further rooms which have potential to be utilised as bedrooms if required. Currently two are used as studies, one with feature open fireplace, whilst the third room is exhibited as a large double bedroom. The stair case leading to the first floor provides access to three large bedrooms with the master benefiting from a luxury ensuite bath and shower room. Bedroom two enjoys a quadruple aspect and built in wardrobes whilst bedroom three has a feature original stain glass window. The bedrooms are served by a stylish family bathroom with spa bath, double shower cubicle, w/c and vanity cupboard all over an attractive tiled floor.

Outside

Farmside has grounds and gardens approaching ¾ acre, featuring delightful formal and informal areas highlighted by the attractive coppice at the very rear and the vast lawns. The property is approached via a wooden five bar gate opening into the sizeable driveway for several vehicles or even a boat or motorhome. The double garage features an up and over double door and two sizeable workshops adjoining. Of particular interest are the three cabins all featuring power, hot and cold water with one benefiting from a full bathroom suite. There is an excellent pond fully enclosed by a protective cage.

Location

Branches Lane is a sought after address on the Northern fringes of the village of Sherfield English, well provided for in amenities including a favoured public house, church, village green, garage, sports ground, Post Office, village store and tea rooms 1/4 mile down Branches Lane which is open 7 days a week. Local schooling is excellent in both state and private capacities whilst the market town of Romsey and its range of boutique stores are within a short drive.

Agents Notes

Farmside is a well presented and is an ideal family home. The property is served by gas fired heating via an LPG tank. It is double glazed throughout and offers cess pit drainage. The rateable value for the property is Band F amounting to £2,158.29 2017/18.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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

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