This outstanding country residence dating from the 1930’s enjoys generous grounds approaching two acres and extensive parking set behind electric gates. Located in a premium ‘tucked away’ position on the outskirts of Wickham and having been subject to an exacting programme of improvement, extension, and modernisation by the current owners. This truly exceptional property offers over 3500 sqft of accommodation and outbuildings and is ideal for a growing family.
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INTRODUCTION This outstanding country residence dating from the 1930's enjoys generous grounds approaching two acres and extensive parking set behind electric gates. Located in a premium 'tucked away' position on the outskirts of Wickham and having been subject to an exacting programme of improvement, extension, and modernisation by the current owners. This truly exceptional property offers over 3500 sqft of accommodation and outbuildings and is ideal for a growing family.

The accommodation is extremely well proportioned with the majority of the rooms overlooking the lovely private gardens. In brief the property comprises of a beautiful entrance hall, three main reception rooms comprising a large sitting room, formal dining room and study along with a stunning 23ft kitchen/family room with an adjacent snug and separate utility room. The first floor landing provides access to all five bedrooms including the principal master suite which includes, a dressing room and ensuite. There is a large guest bedroom with walk in wardrobe and ensuite facilities. Bedroom three also enjoys an ensuite and there are also two further good size bedrooms and the family bathroom.

To fully appreciate both the accommodation on offer and the properties beautiful grounds an early internal viewing is highly recommended.


LOCATION Wickham is an enchanting village, steeped in history, full of character and surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Hampshire's Meon Valley and South Downs National Park. Only a stone's throw away from the larger towns of Winchester, Southampton and Portsmouth, Wickham offers something quite different; intriguing, independent shops, an enviable variety of eateries, serene water meadows, fascinating historical buildings and for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, the Meon Valley Trail. There is easy access to the M27 and the nearby train station.

INSIDE The property is approached via electric gates which provides access to the driveway. From the covered entrance porch, the front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall which has stairs leading to the first floor and there is understairs storage, beautiful original parquet flooring and provides access all main rooms. The parquet floor continues into the living room which is a light and bright 23ft double aspect room enjoying views across both the front and rear gardens, with twin double doors opening out the rear garden a feature fireplace with open fire and further door leading through to the study. The study is a good size and has windows to both the front and rear of the property. The dining room can be found to the front of the property and has a door leading through to the feature kitchen. The kitchen/family room is truly the heart of the home and has been beautifully fitted with a range of handmade oak wall, floor and display cabinets with stone worktops over. There is a large island with a hob and extractor over, breakfast bar and a tiled floor with underfloor heating. There is an electric AGA, addition double ovens a butler sink and space for free standing appliances. The kitchen boasts twin sets of bi-fold doors opening on to a paved patio area, and out to the rear garden is an open place with a cosy snug. There is a separate utility room which is fitted with a range of matching unts with work tops over and an in-set sink, a door leads out to the rear garden. A cloakroom provides a low level WC and wash hand basin with complementary tiling.

On the first floor the large landing has a window to the front of the property and a storge cupboard. The landing provides access to all five bedrooms. The master bedroom suite has the benefits of an ensuite and dressing area with Juliet balcony overlooking the properties beautiful gardens. The master bedroom is a good size room, the dressing room has a window to the front and the ensuite has been beautifully tiled with a walk-in shower, pedestal sink and WC. Bedroom two is a 20ft double aspect room with a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite comprising a walk-in shower WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Bedroom three also enjoys ensuite facilities and has a window to the front aspect. Both bedrooms four and five are well proportioned doubles. The beautifully fitted family bathroom has a free-standing bath, WC, and pedestal wash hand basin with windows to the side and rear.


OUTSIDE The property enjoys wonderful established tree lined grounds approaching two acres to the front of the property and well maintained lawned gardens with hedge boarders and a driveway providing ample off-road parking for several cars leading to the detached outbuildings, including a workshop and garden store. To the front of the property there is a large garden, mainly laid to lawn and the impressive rear garden has been landscaped to provide a large lawned area, mature tree and shrub borders and various paved seating, surrounded by woodland and a stream. planted with a range of established trees and shrubs.

TENURE Freehold

COUNCIL TAX Winchester City Council - Band G
Bishops Waltham
Kingsmead, Wickham
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£2,000,000
5 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms
2 Reception Rooms
Call 01489 893946