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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Otterbourne Village, Winchester, Hampshire

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

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Yew Tree Cottage represents a rare opportunity to experience life in Hampshire's rural Otterbourne Village and as such boasts one of the larger and more private plots. This house is believed to date back to the 18th Century and over looks the village green and is set on a plot in excess of 1.5 acres. Behind the picturesque exterior lies a home which has been restored and extended to create a perfect fusion of contemporary living with a period charm. Throughout the property's picture windows allow light to flood in and offer magnificent vistas from every room, over the wooded gardens at the rear to the picturesque village green at the front.
Yew Tree Cottage is approached from the village green through a thatched porch which still retains the original lintel, the reception hall measures approximately 17' x 14' and has a brick fireplace with an attractive exposed oak mantel, which gives an inviting first impression to the home. Guest Room/Bedroom Four 23'3'' x 11'10'' has a red brick fireplace with 'jetmaster' gas fire and exposed oak mantel and three windows to the front elevation offering views across the picturesque village green.
The Rear Hall measures approximately 37' and retains the original outside wall dating from the 18th Century with reclaimed oak beams, terracotta floor tiles, and low level windows offering stunning views across the garden and woodlands. The drawing room 19'11'' x 16'5'' is another wonderful room with a feature herring bone brick fireplace with 'Clear View 750' wood burning stove and exposed oak mantel. Beside the fireplace is a cleverly designed revolving bookcase which creates an ideal hiding place for the television. Floor to ceiling green oak windows and French doors make the most of the vista and give access to the paved terrace and woodlands beyond. The office 13' 9'' x 10' 11'', has a window to the front elevation offering views of the village green. There is also a lobby with access to the utility room and a door to the courtyard and wood store. The utility room 10'9'' x 5'3'' has wall mounted units, space and plumbing for washing machine. The kitchen has glazed windows to the rear elevation overlooking the woodland and has been highly modernised with bespoke handmade flambards wall and floor units, granite worktops incorporating a double butler sink, built in dishwasher, fridge with freezer and terracotta floor tiles. An island unit creates a central focus to the room and above the butler sink a wall width window offers dramatic views over the wooded gardens. Steps lead down to the open plan dining area 16'6'' x 13' which has a vaulted ceiling and south facing dual aspect window seat with views over the gardens. Downstairs shower room 6'10'' x 6'2'' with modern suite comprising a fully enclosed corner shower cubicle with fitted shower, low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin.
The stairs to the first floor lead from the entrance hall to the landing where there is a walk in wardrobe 6'3'' x 5'5'' with hanging rails and shelves. Master bedroom 14' x 12'7'' has a window offering views across the rear garden and woodland, fitted double hanging and shelved cupboard, and a well appointed ensuite measuring 8'7'' x 6'3'' with window to the side elevation, a modern suite comprising a panelled bath, low level W.C, pedestal hand wash basin and part tiled walls. Bedroom Two 12'6'' x 12'1'' offers dual aspect windows to front and side elevation this room being the oldest part of the house has sloping walls into the eaves of the thatch, with exposed beams. Bedroom Three 10'10'' x 10' has a window to the front elevation offering views across the village green, Victorian iron basket fireplace with surround shelved cupboards, family bathroom 8'7'' x 6'3'' with views to the rear elevation, panel enclosed bath, low level W.C, pedelastal hand basin, heated towel rail, airing cupboard, housing water tank and shelving, access to loft.
Yew Tree Cottage is approached past the village green on Otterbourne Hill through a pair of wooded entrance gates, there is an area of gravelled parking to the side of the house on which is sited a double green oak car port with lock up storage approximately 19'10'' x 18'5'' to the side of the house is a covered log store, adjacent to the rear of the house is an attractive paved area with feature water pump, assessable from the drawing room and rear hallway, beyond which is a secluded woodland with a number of well established trees.
The boundaries are posted and fenced and beyond which the land is owned by Woodland Trust giving a far greater sense of space.
We have been informed that the Vendor has been granted planning permission to add two further en-suite bedrooms to the first floor. The property is not listed. Any documentation for planning is recommended to be checked at inspection stage.
The property is situated four and a half miles from the City of Winchester, and 9 miles from City of Southampton.
Otterbourne Village has local shops and restaurants; the area is well known for its excellent schools.
Superb communication links with the M27 and M3 motorways offering easy access to Southampton City Centre, Winchester and other coastal towns, and Southampton Airport is approximately 5 miles away.



SHOWER ROOM 6'10" x 6'2" (2.08m x 1.88m).


KITCHEN 19'8" X 12'2" (6m X 3.7m).

DINING ROOM 13'1" X 12'7" (3.99m X 3.84m).

GUESTROOM/BEDROOM FOUR 23'3" X 10'8" (7.09m X 3.25m).

OFFICE 13'9" X 10'8" (4.2m X 3.25m).

UTILITY 10'9" X 5'3" (3.28m X 1.6m).


FAMILY ROOM 19'11" X 16'5" (6.07m X 5m).


MASTER BEDROOM 14'1" X 12'7" (4.3m X 3.84m).

EN-SUITE 7'1" X 6'1" (2.16m X 1.85m).

BEDROOM TWO 12'6" X 12'1" (3.8m X 3.68m).

BEDROOM THREE 16'1" X 10' (4.9m X 3.05m).

DRAWING BATHROOM 8'7" X 6'3" (2.62m X 1.9m).

WALK IN WARDROBE 6'3" X 5'5" (1.9m X 1.65m).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 January 2012


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