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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Straight Mile, Ampfield

Sold STC £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individual family residence in stunning 1.6 acre gardens
  • Premier address location on the Straight Mile Ampfield
  • Self contained annex
  • Generous parking and garaging
  • Potential to modernise, extend or replace the existing dwelling, subject to planning permission
  • Accommodation approaching 3000 sqft
  • Barns and outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Owners Comments

"The peace, tranquillity and relaxing environment of our home has made our 40 year stay extremely pleasurable. The gardens have been the source of much joy and natural entertainment for our three children growing up offering a high degree of seclusion."

"The community in Ampfield is both vibrant and inclusive. We have enjoyed being so active in the various village activities over the years."


Introduction

Offering good sized accommodation, generous parking and a self contained annex, this individual family home affords much opportunity to modernise, extend or replace the existing dwelling taking full advantage of its wonderful setting.
Constructed in the 1960's, 20 Straight Mile is a versatile residence, centred upon the spacious kitchen living room from where the reception rooms radiate. The dining room and sitting room enjoy delightful views over the stunning gardens and flow in an open plan styling centred upon a feature stone fireplace with Nordic wood burning stove. There is a further reception room which also incorporates an additional kitchen with stairs to the first floor bedroom and bathroom, offering ideal dual occupancy in addition to the separate annex.
The gardens are delightful, encompassing the house offering meandering walks, formal areas and a barn/workshop and double garaging to the rear.


Description

The entrance hall provides access to the principal rooms in addition to an exceptional utility room which hosts plumbing and space for appliances, a low level WC and useful storage cupboard. The central hub of the home is the light and bright kitchen breakfast room which features glazed doors and windows to the front and rear gardens with ample space for a dining table and chairs. It is fitted with a range of eye and base level units and roll edge worktops. There is also a large walk in pantry, boot cupboard and twin recessed cupboards housing the gas boiler and fridge freezer. Integrated appliances include a four ring gas hob and double electric oven. The dining and sitting rooms enjoy numerous windows overlooking the wonderful rear gardens providing much natural light and connect in an open plan styling. Within the sitting room is a feature stone fireplace with inset Nordic woodburning stove and there are French doors to the garden. The family room is particularly versatile in its usage featuring twin patio doors to the garden. There is also a separate fully fitted kitchen and stair case to a first floor bedroom and ensuite bathroom allowing for ideal dual occupancy if required.
On the first floor are five bedrooms, served by two family bathrooms, one with a shower cubicle and an additional ensuite bathroom to the master bedroom which also benefits from a Juliet balcony. There is fitted wardrobe space to the four main bedrooms whilst bedroom five is currently utilised as a study. There is also a large walk in airing cupboard and separate WC.


Annex

The annex is self contained and detached from the house featuring a fully fitted kitchen, large living room, bathroom and first floor bedroom with eaves storage.


Outside

A long central driveway flanked by large lawned areas studded with mature trees and shrubs lead to a vast parking area fronting the house and annex. Wide expanses of lawn to the front, side and rear of the house, bordered by mature hedgerow, provide natural screening and idyllic views from every aspect. The beautiful gardens extend to 1.6 acres and encompass the property with the rear gardens accessed via a five bar gate to the formal lawns adjacent to the house and patio. There is a large pergola with seating area, two sheds and a summer house. Accessed via a track to the side of the house, there is a substantial double garage and large barn/workshop with car port.


Location

Located on the Straight Mile in Ampfield the property is ideally situated with Romsey 1.8 miles to the west, Winchester 10 miles to the east and the commercial centre of Southampton to the south.
Local schooling is ideal, within catchment to both Ampfield and Romsey schools with much private sector choice, the closest being the well regarded Stroud Preparatory School and Hampshire Collegiate. The market town of Romsey provides excellent everyday amenities and leisure facilities with well known beautiful woodland walks through the Test Valley on the doorstep.


Agents Notes

The property is served by gas central heating, private drainage and benefits from double glazing.


Directions

From Romsey, take the A3090, Winchester Road for approximately 1.8 miles turning right at the Straight Mile and 20 Straight Mile will be found towards the end

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Romsey (1.8 mi)
  • Chandlers Ford (3.3 mi)
  • Mottisfont & Dunbridge (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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01794 748000 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Romsey (1.8 mi)
  • Chandlers Ford (3.3 mi)
  • Mottisfont & Dunbridge (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charles Powell Estate Agency, Romsey

Romsey

01794 748000 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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