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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashlake Farm Lane, Wootton Bridge

Guide Price £975,000

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Cedar Lodge is set in stunning, well landscaped grounds sloping down towards the creek and comprises a 4/5 bedroom house, 1 bedroom self-contained annexe, double garage, two storey boathouse with accommodation above, slipway, pontoon, moorings and a section of freehold river bed. Built in the 1960s, this is a rare example of a Wootton Creek property offering spacious and flexible accommodation, with the benefit of (subject to renewing a lapsed planning permission) redevelopment of the boathouse and garage to a detached house. 


COVERED PORCH TO ENTRANCE HALL Coat/boot room with space for freezer. Window with a nautical theme throughout. 

CLOAKROOM Comprising pedestal mounted wash basin, and WC. 

INNER HALLWAY Inner Hallway: Doors to reception rooms. Caulk tiles throughout. Staircase to first floor with under stairs cupboard.

DRAWING ROOM An attractive double aspect room benefitting from excellent views over the sloping lawns down to the private jetty and creek. Fireplace with a fitted gas wood burning stove. Large sliding patio doors to garden. Full width, solid wooden concertina doors to:

SITTING/DINING ROOM Bi-fold dividing doors give the flexibility for this to be a separate room. Lovely views in a south-west direction down to the creek from the wide window seat.  

DINING ROOM/GAMES ROOM A useful double aspect room with good views over the front and side gardens. Built in wooden bookshelves with storage cupboards below. 

SHOWER ROOM Providing shower cubicle with extractor fan above.  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Dual aspect with views over the rose/herb garden to the front, and main garden and creek to the rear. Fitted with an extensive range of solid wood floor and wall mounted cupboards incorporating a double bowl with double drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. The kitchen has a practical family layout with the advantage of extensive storage by way of four large walk in larders/storage cupboards. Two oven gas fired Aga which also provides domestic hot water with adjacent floor mounted Potterton gas fired boiler providing central heating. Breakfast Room: Eating area with built-in dresser. Patio door opening onto the covered veranda providing a stunning outlook over the sloping lawn towards the jetty and creek.  


LANDING Deep shelved airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank and supplementary immersion heater. Secondary shelved cupboard. Door to: 

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A double aspect room facing west and north looking down on the lawns to the jetty and the creek together with distant Solent views. Two built-in wardrobes providing hanging and shelf space. Door from landing to: 

BATHROOM Suite comprising corner shower cubicle with curved glass door and Mira shower, vanity unit with monobloc tap and low level WC.  

DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM 5 Good views northwards down Wootton Creek with the South Downs in the distance. Pedestal mounted wash basin with glazed tiled splashback. Two double door built-in wardrobes providing hanging and shelf space.  

BEDROOM 2 Facing west, large window seat with excellent views over the grounds to the creek. Two built-in wardrobes providing hanging and shelf space.  

BEDROOM 3 Facing east. Two door built-in wardrobe with hanging and shelf space and built-in corner desk 

BEDROOM 4 Facing west with lovely views of the garden and creek. Two door built-in wardrobe with hanging and shelf space.  

FAMILY BATHROOM Suite comprising panelled bath with a tongue and groove lime washed finish, mixer taps and shower attachment above. Wall mounted wash basin and close coupled WC. Heated towel radiator.  

REAR LOBBY Doors leading to the front garden and self-contained Annexe. 

ATTACHED ANNEXE A well appointed self-contained, one bedroom annexe accessed from either its own door from the garden or the Rear Lobby. Having the benefit of excellent views and a spacious sitting room, this wing of the house could, subject to planning permission, have a first floor added to create more accommodation for the main house. 

KITCHEN Currently used as a utility room. Good range of kitchen units with laminate work surfaces and single bowl with single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. Space for electric cooker and space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to:

SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM A bright double aspect room with large sliding door opening out onto the patio and providing excellent views down to the creek. Fitted gas convector fire. Door to: 

BEDROOM Facing east with an internal borrowed light window through to the Sitting Room to view the garden and creek. Built-in two door wardrobe providing hanging and shelf space. Door leading to:  

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Comprising panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, curtain and rail, low level WC and pedestal mounted wash basin with tiled splashback. 

BOATHOUSE A large, well designed detached building at the southern end of the property. It has the benefit of having its own heating and water systems, modern double glazed windows throughout and a balcony on its western elevation which provides lovely views over the gardens and the creek.

First floor access to glazed front door leading to: Inner hallway with two door built-in coat cupboard and Dimplex night storage heater. 

SITTING ROOM Double aspect room facing west and north, with lovely views of the gardens and creek. Pair of French doors opening out onto a balcony to take full advantage of the excellent views. Dimplex night storage heating. Leading off from the Sitting Room is:


KITCHEN Fitted with a range of kitchen units incorporating floor and wall mounted cupboards, with stainless steel single bowl and single drainer sink unit. Spaces for electric cooker and fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine.  

BEDROOM A good sized triple aspect room with built-in two door wardrobe.  

BATHROOM Suite comprising panelled bath with pedestal mounted wash basin and low level WC. Large airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and immersion heater. 

GROUND FLOOR BOATHOUSE A large storage room for housing boats and other marine equipment with a sloped concrete ramp and a recently added electric remote controlled roller security door. Power and lighting is provided. 

GARDEN The whole plot in total measures approximately 1.5 acres with the garden being about 0.80 acres and about 0.7 acres of freehold riverbed. The majority of it is on the west side with sloping lawns with level terraces down to the creek. It has been well stocked with numerous small shrubs and plants, including an attractive, centrally located Weeping Willow and Eucolyptus tree. An unusual feature of this property is that it owns the river bed out to the low water mark.

Redevelopment Potential: Outline planning permission (Ref: P/02502/06, now lapsed) was granted in January 2007 to build a two storey, four bedroom detached house where the boathouse and garage are located. 

GARAGE 20' 7" x 18' 0" (6.27m x 5.49m) With two up and over garage doors, power and light. To the rear there is a work bench. A separate store accessed from the outside is attached to this building currently used for storing garden equipment. 

SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property. The central heating is gas fired. Gas is not supplied to the boathouse. 

VIEWINGS All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole agent.

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i The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
ii All descriptions, references to condition, necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact and must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness and accuracy of each of them.
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