Sherfield English


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A striking and contemporary country residence set within beautifully landscaped gardens extending to approximately one acre, discreetly screened away from the main thoroughfare in the popular village of Sherfield English.

Owners Comments

“Fernlea is superbly situated in that it is very close to Romsey town and is just 25 minutes from Southampton. Winchester and Salisbury all excellent towns for all shopping also. For us, Fernlea has been a really lovely property to live in for the past 9 years, the gardens are now mature and a delight to relax in. Having a large drive area, plus garaging for 3 cars, plus the workshop complete the ideal home.”

“There are numerous golf courses all on our doorstep, the New Forest is close to hand and for any boating enthusiasts marinas are within 25 minutes allowing one to head off to the Isle of Wight or anywhere else depending on what time one has available.”


Constructed in 2007, Fernlea has been elegantly designed using English oak and glass in an open plan styling benefitting from immense natural light and incorporates so many impressive features. Each room is thoughtfully presented with a wonderful social flow extending into the expansive sun deck which overlooks the impressive gardens. The extensive accommodation is complemented by a beautiful galleried landing accessing the stylish bedrooms, all featuring ensuite facilities and this home has been designed with significant energy efficient features and convenience in mind combining beautiful living with low cost management. The south facing gardens are delightfully landscaped and manicured comprising elegant formal gardens with ornamental specimen trees and shrubs accessed via pathways in addition to an attractive meandering stream flowing through the grounds. Outbuildings include an extensive triple garage with adjoining workshop, a wonderful summer house and various useful stores. This magnificent, highly contemporary home offers immaculate living, versatile to accommodate every need from a prospective purchaser. Sherfield English is situated just a few miles from the market town of Romsey and benefits from wonderful local schooling in both the state and private sectors.


Upon entering Fernlea you are immediately impressed by the wonderful light aspect and the vaulted galleried landing. The hallway features solid oak flooring and glazed doors, providing access to the principal rooms and the cloakroom. The kitchen/family room has been beautifully styled, afforded much light from the large glazed panels and double doors to the sun deck. There is an extensive range of cream gloss, eye and base level units with solid wood worktops and courtesy lighting. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster professional oven, Neff microwave, dishwasher and there is space for a larder fridge and freezer. The utility room supplements the work space and there is space for further appliances with large storage units, an airing cupboard and access via a double glazed door to the side aspect. The breakfast area is generous and can accommodate a large family table and chairs with ample room for lounge furniture. The sitting room enjoys a dual aspect and features an Inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and there are French doors to the garden. The study is equipped with a modern, built in two person desk with storage facility. The formal dining room completes the downstairs accommodation.

The galleried landing with oak balustrading overlooks the hallway and light emanates from the large Velux window. The master suite is impressive, with a door opening onto the balcony enjoying views over the gardens. There are extensive fitted wardrobes and the ensuite bathroom is opulent with a bath, separate shower cubicle, twin wash hand basins and low level WC. The guest suite is equally impressive with extensive wardrobes and ensuite facilities. Two further bedrooms are both served by ensuite shower rooms


The property is approached via double wooden gates and the sweeping gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles leading to the triple garage with individual electric up and over doors and adjoining workshop. The rear garden is accessed by double vehicular side gates to one side and a pedestrian gate leading to the bridge over the stream. The gardens are magnificent and have has been cleverly designed by our clients to provide a wealth of enjoyment including a decked sun terrace offering ideal summer entertaining space. Extensive manicured lawns interspersed by specimen trees and attractive planting to allow one to enjoy the best of English gardens. A meandering stream provides an attractive feature to the grounds with three separate bridge crossings providing access to a variety of areas in the grounds. The plot is predominantly laid to lawn with rockeries and raised planters with two sheds ideal for storage and a delightful summer house with power and light.


The highly regarded village of Sherfield English it is well provided for with local amenities including a post office, store, public house, excellent sports grounds and village hall with a strong village community. Horse riding, fishing and clay pigeon shooting are some of the immediate recreational facilities whilst more extensive amenities are available in the nearby market town of Romsey just a few miles away. There is excellent schooling for children of all ages both in the state and private sector.

Agents Notes

Fernlea has an oil fired boiler providing underfloor heating throughout with zonal controls. The property is served by a Klargester septic tank. The rateable value for the property is Band G amounting to £2,441.35 2016/17.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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

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