Awbridge

£1,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Occupying delightful open grounds of approximately 2.9 acres, this recently constructed, contemporary county home has been elegantly designed to provide luxurious living coupled with stunning views across rolling lawns and copse.

Agents Comment

“An idyllic modern country home offering all the comforts of contemporary living with versatility in accommodation and in stunning grounds of approximately 2.9 acres comprising formal gardens, paddock land, meandering stream and woodland.”

Introduction

Hilltop Lodge was completed five years ago and has the remainder of its NHBC warrantee and combines stylish oak finishes and significant energy efficient features with low maintenance in mind. Cleverly arranged over three floors the overall accommodation extends to 3100 sqft and features a lovely and luxurious open plan kitchen living room, spacious sitting room and garden room, both with access to the rolling lawns and sun terrace. The four bedrooms each enjoys luxurious ensuite facilities and the master bedroom benefits from an impressive and extensive south facing balcony. The living space is supplemented by versatile accommodation above the double garage which can serve as office space or an additional guest bedroom suite. Discreetly positioned on this quiet country lane with easy commuter access to arterial roads, Hilltop Lodge offers ideal summer entertaining within its idyllic grounds, including a stylish summer pavilion, Hydropool hot tub and swim spa and large sun terrace.

Description

The solid oak front door opens into the open plan entrance hall where traditional oak finishes are immediately evident including oak flooring throughout the principal reception rooms. Contemporary oak doors and an elegant oak staircase add to the tasteful interior and there is a large understairs storage and cloaks cupboard. The dual aspect lounge boasts bifold doors to the garden and a chic Contura drum woodburning stove on a granite hearth. A further set of full width internal bifold doors open to the recently added garden/family room which features glazed panes overlooking the southerly aspect and wide double doors to the rear. The kitchen breakfast room is lovely featuring an extensive range of grey units beneath Corian worktops include a substantial central island which also serves as a breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include twin ovens, separate fridge and freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, induction hob and extractor hood. There is courtesy lighting, tiled flooring and glazed panels overlooking the garden. A utility room provides further storage and plumbing whilst a downstairs cloakroom and cloaks cupboard complete the ground floor accommodation.

A feature oak and glass 1/2 turn staircase leads to the first floor. The master bedroom enjoys bifold doors to the extensive southerly facing balcony with steel and glass balustrading and composite decking. It further benefits from a walk in dressing room with generous storage and a luxurious ensuite bathroom comprising twin wash hand basins, contemporary furniture, large bath, wet room style shower and low level WC. The two further bedrooms also enjoy fitted wardrobes and contemporary ensuite shower rooms. Bedroom four is on the second floor and serves as an ideal guest suite with bedroom, dressing room and possible ensuite shower room (All the plumbing is available but the sanitary ware is not fitted).

The double garage has automated 8ft up and over doors with generous worktop space and access to a staircase to the first floor. Wonderfully versatile, the accommodation could serve as excellent office space or an additional guest suite, already featuring an ensuite shower room.

Outside

The property is approached via an automated five bar gate and tarmacadam driveway fronting the house and garage. There is also paviour parking as well as ample parking space. The gardens to the rear offer much privacy and seclusion, extending to approximately 2.9 acres and principally comprising parkland grounds and paddocks studded with trees. There is separate field gate access to benefit the equestrian enthusiast and the paddocks are bordered by a pretty meandering stream and woodland. The formal gardens surround two sides of the house and offer an ideal summer entertaining venue with a wonderful pavilion hosting seating, light and heating and built in fridge. This is complemented by a Hydropool hot tub and swim spa as well as a large patio area for relaxation.

Location

Newtown Road is in the parish of Awbridge and is a quiet country lane connecting the two popular villages of Awbridge and Sherfield English enjoying the benefit of being accessible to both their wealth's of traditional amenities. 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

The property was constructed five years ago by a well regarded local developer and retains the remainder of its NHBC warrantee. It is served by oil fired heating via an external boiler and private drainage.

Directions

From Romsey, take the A27 towards Whiteparish passing through the village of Shootash turning right at the crossroads into Danes Road. Take the left hand turn into Newtown Road and the property can be found immediately on the left hand side.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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