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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire SO51

Sold by Us £540,000

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An attractive linked Grade II Listed cottage, constructed of mainly Flemish bond brick elevations beneath a tiled roof with a charming selection of pretty windows and   tasteful orangery extension.  Additional benefits include a detached barn style garage and car port, two separate drive/parking areas and a stunning mature south facing garden that has been beautifully landscaped and meticulously maintained.   In brief the accommodation comprises entrance hall, a triple aspect sitting room with fireplace and ‘Clearview’ wood burning stove, orangery/dining room with ‘Fired Earth’ tiled flooring and a kitchen/breakfast room with staircase descending to a useful cellar.  There is also a lobby and cloakroom on the ground floor.  To the first floor there is a dual aspect master bedroom with en suite, bedroom two and the main bathroom.  Bedroom three is located on the second floor.  There are beautiful southerly views over the garden from nearly all the rooms.


The property is situated on the edge of the oldest part of the village of Braishfield.  The village, which has an excellent primary school, community shop, church, recreation ground, two public houses and village hall, is only about 10 minutes’ drive from Romsey with its wider range of amenities as well as being well placed for commuters to Southampton and Winchester.  Trains run from Winchester to London in just over one hour.  There is access to the M27/M3 just south of Winchester.


Outside lantern style light.  Ledged and braced wood panelled door leading into:

ENTRANCE HALL  ‘Fired Earth’ terracotta tiled floor with inset door mat.  Tall window to front aspect enjoying views down the garden.  Pitched glazed roof.  Wood panelled elevation.  Wall light point.  Wide small pane glazed door leads into:

SITTING ROOM  (Triple aspect)   Deep open fireplace housing rolled steel ‘Clear View’ wood burning stove standing raised York stone hearth, exposed beam over with wooden display sill to front.  Sash window to front aspect with view through orangery towards main garden.  Further similar window to side aspect.  Two small cottage windows to rear aspect.  Three wall light points.  Engineered oak flooring.  Turning staircase with exposed balustrade to either side and half landing rising to first floor.  Low door to deep understairs storage cupboard.  Two double radiators.  Panelled door into kitchen/breakfast room.  Glazed double doors opening into:

ORANGERY /     DINING ROOM  (L-shaped)  Constructed of low brick/ rendered plinths supporting timber frame glazed elevations beneath a pitched double glazed roof.  Double doors onto terrace and garden.  Exposed wood panelling to one wall.  Ceiling light point and fan.  ‘Fired Earth’ terracotta tiled flooring.  Double radiator.  

Kitchen: Ceramic sink unit with central bowl, drainer and mixer tap. Range of hand-built high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating a high level glazed china display cabinet.  Ample wooden strip fronted ceramic tiled work surfaces including an angled peninsular unit dividing kitchen and breakfast area.  Low open fronted corner display shelving.  Deep former fireplace housing ‘Rangemaster’ range comprising two large ovens, grill and five ring gas hob, fully tiled surround, extractor fan above and exposed timber over.  Recess ideal for slim-line dishwasher.  Halogen ceiling down lighters.  Two windows to rear aspect.  Large alcove ideal for free-standing/built-in dresser style unit.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  ‘Karndean’ flooring throughout.  Steep staircase with exposed balustrade to side descending into cellar.  Exposed ceiling timber.  Opening to side of peninsular unit into:
Breakfast Area:  Space for table.  Sash window with views towards the main garden.  Exposed ceiling timber.  ‘Karndean’ flooring.  Double radiator.  Small pane glazed door leading into:

LOBBY  ‘Karndean’ flooring.  Inset door mat.  Stable style half glazed door beneath exposed oak lintel opening onto the terrace and garden.  Coat hooks.  Down lighter.  Radiator.  Panelled door into:

CLOAKROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with decorative ceramic tiled splash back.  Low level WC with wooden seat.  ‘Karndean’ flooring.  Strip light/shaver socket.  Extractor fan.  Ceiling light point.  Obscure glazed window.  Radiator.  

CELLAR   Two deep arched storage recesses.  Quarry tiled flooring.  Space and plumbing for washing machine with room and vent above to stack dryer.  Storage space.  Fluorescent strip light.


HALF LANDING  Staircase splits rising to two landings.  High level window to rear aspect.

LANDING ONE  Ceiling light point.  Double doors into deep cupboard housing ‘Worcester’ condensing combi’ LPG fired boiler with slatted shelving to side.  Panelled door into:

MASTER BEDROOM  Sash window to front aspect enjoying glorious views over the main garden and toward farmland to one side (south facing).  Further similar window to side aspect.  Twin built-in double wardrobe cupboards.  Two wall light points.  Double radiator.  Panelled door into:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM  White suite comprising ‘Vernon Tutbury’ wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and narrow tiled sill to side, mirror above, shaver socket and light to either side.  Low level WC with wooden seat.  Corner glass/tiled enclosure housing shower.  Slate effect vinyl flooring.  Obscure glazed window to rear aspect.  Radiator with towel rail over.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  

LANDING TWO  Ceiling light point.  Panelled doors to bedroom two and bathroom.  Further turning staircase with half landing and exposed balustrade to side rising to second floor/bedroom three.

BEDROOM TWO   Window to front aspect with views over the main garden.  Built-in double wardrobe.  Two wall light points.  Exposed ceiling timber.  Radiator.

BATHROOM  White suite comprising pine clad bath with ornate mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end, fully tiled surround.  ‘Vernon Tutbury’ wash hand basin with decorative tiled splash back, double cupboard beneath, mirror above, shaver socket and light to either side.  Low level WC with wooden seat.  Vinyl flooring.  Exposed ceiling timber.  Obscure glazed window to rear aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Radiator with towel rail over.


Door into full boarded main loft with light providing useful stage area.  Staircase to:

BEDROOM THREE  Dormer window to front aspect with views over gardens to farmland and countryside beyond.  Exposed purlins.  Ceiling spot light.  Low hatch into loft storage.


To the east end of the cottage there is a splayed entrance off the village lane onto a herringbone brick paved driveway providing additional parking.  Shrub borders and blossom tree.  Access to entrance porch, screened to one side by a low flint wall and to the other by tall brick walling with pyracantha.  Arched gate into main garden.  The main tarmacadam driveway is also accessed off the village lane to the end of the main garden and also serves the neighbouring cottage.  Splayed entrance with mature hedging to either side through two timber posts onto a tarmacadam driveway providing parking and turning in front of the car port and garage. From the driveway a curved brick path leads to the front of the cottage.

BARN STYLE CAR PORT AND GARAGE  Timber/pegged oak frame construction beneath a pitched tiled roof.  Double doors into garage.  Car port to side.  Light and power connected.  Outside lighting.  

Vegetable garden to side of car port/garage comprising raised vegetable bed with paved surround.  Timber storage shed.  Greenhouse.  Compost bin.

MAIN GARDEN  Beautifully landscaped laid to lawn with deep shaped borders containing a great variety of flowering plants, shrubs and specimen and fruit trees.  The garden is well enclosed by tall hedging plants and ship lap fencing with trellis work above.  Pergola with climbing roses.  Lamp post.  Large Weeping Willow tree.  Steps descend onto a wide timber deck with feature bridge surrounding a large pond with an interesting variety of grasses, bamboo, shrubs and trees.


Mains water, electricity and drainage.  Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.


1.  These 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.  All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Evans & Partridge or the vendors or lessors.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of Evans & Partridge has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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