BAG this stylish and spacious contemporary country home in one of the Test Valley's premier postcodes for £2.25 million.

Extending to an epic 5458 sq ft, Coombe Lodge luxurious fittings throughout.

Occupying grounds of 1.25 acres and discreetly positioned on a country lane, the five bedroom home enjoys a gym and games room as well as an impressive kitchen living room.

Although extraordinary in size, the property has been designed with energy efficiency in mind including underfloor heating, modern woodburning stove and high level insulation.

Automated double gates open to a large tarmacadam driveway and turning area fronting the carport and double garage featuring automated electric doors. An external staircase leads to a substantial office/gym/games room.

The gardens surround the house and are lawned with trees and shrubs. Part of the screening is via a period walling which is a lovely feature whilst a combination of evergreen hedgerow and panel fencing provide seclusion. There are two exceptional patio terraces to the east and south of the house, the larger south facing raised terrace is the perfect spot for entertaining.

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 for the New forest and is 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.

Coombe Lodge is brought to the market by Charles Powell.

Call 01794 322 999.