Hurdle Way, Compton, SO21

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
The Property:

A magnificent detached late-Victorian family home with a splendid array of family accommodation exceeding 2800 ft² set behind an attractive façade. A traditional front door with intricate stained glass slips and beautiful stained-glass surrounds opens into the large entrance hall with an impressive turned staircase. The drawing room is a magnificent space, formerly two rooms but combined into one many years ago. There are high ceilings adorned with intricate cornicing and picture rails. Both spaces have open fires with painted surrounds whilst the front area enjoys lovely views over Compton Down. The family room/study lies to the front of the property and also has a gas fire, with a marble surround and a range of bespoke fitted bookshelves, storage, and a desk. The formal dining room lies to the rear of the house and provides a wonderful space for entertaining, with direct access from the kitchen and also into the rear garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has been extended to the rear to create a spacious live-in family space, with an extensive range of traditional shaker-style units with quartz worksurfaces and two sets of French doors into the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room also gives access to the generous utility/boot room which itself has an external door and a further range of fitted units and a sink.

The first floor is home to a large principal bedroom, located at the front of the house, thus taking advantage of the magnificent view of the tumbling valley over which the property stands. There is a large en-suite along with a range of fitted wardrobes. There are two further double bedroom suites, each with partnering en-suite shower room. A further two bedrooms are served by the family bathroom.

Gardens surround the property on all sides, with an array of patios and paved terraces for al-fresco dining, positioned to take in the morning and afternoon sun respectively. Manicured lawns lie to the side and front of the property which are surrounded by well-stocked flower borders and deep beds with established shrubs. The property has a detached garage accessed directly from Hurdle Way, whilst the driveway offers parking for several cars.

The Location:

Compton lies approximately two miles to the south of Winchester and the village is synonymous with substantial properties, gardens and impressive countryside views. The M3 motorway is easily accessed, whilst the adjoining village of Shawford is blessed with a mainline rail station serving London Waterloo.


Leave Winchester via St. Cross. At the large roundabout, take the Otterbourne exit. Continue past the turning to Compton Street and turn right into Hurdle Way. The property can be found on the left-hand side identified by our 'For Sale' board.


Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).


All mains' services are connected.

Council Tax:

Band G (rate for 2024/25 £3,515.96 pa).

Marketed by 01962 807026

Belgarum Estate & Letting Agents

72a High Street, Winchester, Hampshire

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