Set on a plot extending to around one acre, this substantial four bedroom detached Victorian residence is positioned in a rural setting in Durley and within close proximity to Bishops Waltham. Offering an abundance of space and accommodation which includes a two storey out building with annexe potential. The main house showcases  an extended sitting room, lounge dining room, kitchen diner with log burning fire, WC and a family room. Across the first floor four well-proportioned bedrooms, en-suite to the master and a family bathroom. Externally there is a driveway, detached garage and extensive gardens and woodland which wrap around two sides of the property.

LOCATION

The popular village of Durley benefits from its own primary school, church, two village pubs, village hall and green. The pretty market town of Bishop's Waltham is also only minutes away, as is neighbouring Botley which has a mainline railway station and lies half an hour drive from Winchester City Centre which offers more extensive shopping, recreational and leisure facilities. M27 motorway access can be found close by at Hedge End along with an out-of-town retail park.
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INTRODUCTION

Set on a plot extending to around one acre, this substantial four bedroom detached Victorian residence is positioned in a rural setting in Durley and within close proximity to Bishops Waltham. Offering an abundance of space and accommodation which includes a two storey out building with annexe potential. The main house showcases  an extended sitting room, lounge dining room, kitchen diner with log burning fire, WC and a family room. Across the first floor four well-proportioned bedrooms, en-suite to the master and a family bathroom. Externally there is a driveway, detached garage and extensive gardens and woodland which wrap around two sides of the property.

LOCATION

The popular village of Durley benefits from its own primary school, church, two village pubs, village hall and green. The pretty market town of Bishop's Waltham is also only minutes away, as is neighbouring Botley which has a mainline railway station and lies half an hour drive from Winchester City Centre which offers more extensive shopping, recreational and leisure facilities. M27 motorway access can be found close by at Hedge End along with an out-of-town retail park.

INSIDE

Access to the property is gained via a glazed door which opens into an enclosed entrance porch which has windows to either side and a further door opens into the spacious and welcoming entrance hall. An oak stair case with oak spindle balustrade leads to the first floor, there is a radiator to one wall and the hall is laid to oak flooring. A door to one side leads to the family room currently utilised as a “Boot Room” by the current owners and benefits from a conveniently located “Jack & Jill” cloakroom. The well presented sitting room provides full height windows and French doors that lead out onto a patio terrace with an open Adam’s style stone fire place to one side of the room with inset wood burning fire. An archway provides a seamless transition through to the lounge dining room, the dining area boasts a dual aspect overlooking the gardens, while the lounge showcases an open fire with exposed brickwork and fitted dresser units can be found to either side of the chimney breast. A door to one side leads through to the impressive kitchen dining room, sure to the hub to this wonderful family home. A well set kitchen comprises a range of matching oak base units with black granite work surfaces over that incorporate an electric induction hob and oven with extractor over and a fully operational Aga. The kitchen then extends into the dining area with features a part vaulted ceiling with Velux sky lights providing an abundance of natural light, to one corner of the room is a lovely log burning fire. A useful utility room has space and plumbing for a washing machine, plus further appliance space and fitted work surfaces.

A split level first floor landing gives access to the principal accommodation and a staircase leads to a second floor. The impressive master bedroom has two windows to the rear elevation and overlooks the gardens, there is a feature cast iron fire place and two full height double wardrobes. A generous sized and  well-appointed en-suite shower room comprises an fitted double width shower cubicle, a wash hand basin and WC. The room has a window to the front aspect and fully tiled walls. The well-presented second bedroom, which is also a double room has a double fitted glass panelled wardrobe and further space for freestanding bedroom furniture. Bedroom three is a well proportioned double room set at the front of the house and the fourth bedroom benefits from two fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom suite offers a panel enclosed bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. The second floor provides access to a 17ft loft room with two velux windows to the side elevation.

OUTSIDE

To the front of the house there is a shingled driveway accessed by a wooden gated entrance. The driveway provides off road parking for in the region of 3-4 vehicles and also leads to a detached garage, accessed via an up and over door, with power, light and eaves storage. There is also a store at the rear of end of the garage with double doors that lead onto the garden allowing for access for garden machinery. The formal gardens offer a large patio seating terrace to the rear and side which enjoy an elevated outlook over the grounds. There are two tiered areas laid to lawn, with the lower level having originally been landscaped with a view to being a tennis court, a further lawn is found at the rear of the house enclosed by hedging to two sides. The detached two storey outbuilding and attached potting shed sits adjacent to this area and would form a lovely annexe (subject to necessary planning consents). The ground floor has a separate WC and is set up as a music room, where as the first floor is in use as an office. The rest of the expansive gardens provide a large vegetable allotment, a wild flower garden and woodland aided by mature trees ands shrubbery throughout.

SERVICES:

Gas, water, electricity and mains drainage are connected. Please note that none of the services or appliances have been tested by White & Guard.

 

Bishops Waltham
Hillbrow Wintershill, Durley
£850,000
4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
2 Reception Rooms
Call 01489 893946