King's Somborne


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Located within the most picturesque of settings amidst the idyllic rolling landscape of the desirable village of King's Somborne, this charming former Compton Estate offers substantial accommodation for a traditional three bedroom home, but requires some modest updating.


Dating back to 1910 the cottage retains much of the period charm associated with its era including original fireplaces and wood panelled walls. The property benefits from a useful garage and generous parking to the fore whilst backing onto open paddock land to the rear. The quintessential Hampshire village of King's Somborne offers a wealth of traditional village amenities and stunning local walks through the Test Valley with excellent local schooling and commuter links.


A hardwood and glazed door opens into the entrance hall which accesses the principal reception rooms and cloakroom. The kitchen dining room is of open plan design featuring a large island with dining space and a glazed wooden door to the conservatory. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of cream coloured, eye and base level units with wood effect worktops. There are integrated appliances including an electric oven, four ring ceramic hob and dishwasher with space for further appliances. In addition there is ample space for a sizeable dining table and chairs. The conservatory is spacious room with views and access to the gardens. Whilst the lovely sitting room has a wonderful cottage feel centred upon a feature fireplace.

On the first floor are three bedrooms. Bedroom two and three are of generous proportions and enjoy views over the garden and paddocks beyond with the main bedroom featuring generous built in storage. The bedrooms are served by the large family shower room with traditional white suite and storage cupboard.


The cottage is approached from a country lane via a gravel driveway leading to the ample parking and turning area. The front garden is flanked by beech hedging with a lawned area, log store and brick paved steps up to the front door. The rear gardens are a true delight backing onto the adjacent paddock land, offering exceptional views and much wildlife. The immediate gardens are lawned and studded with Apple trees. A pedestrian door accesses the garage with power, light and up and over door.

Agents Notes

The property was built in 1910 and is served by oil fired central heating. The four neighbouring cottages all benefit from a shared Septic Tank. The rateable value for is Band D.


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 and village shop. The village hall is central to the vast array of activities within this strong local community.


From Romsey, take the A3057 towards Stockbridge and continue for approximately 7 miles. Upon reaching the village of King's Somborne, take a right hand turn into Church Road and continue onto Furzedown Road where the cottage can be found after approximately one mile on the right hand side.

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Charles Powell

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