5 bedroom detached house for sale

Crawley, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21

Guide Price £3,650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 reception rooms & orangery
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5 bedrooms, all en suite
  • Integrated 2 bedroom flat
  • Cinema/gym/games room
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garaging
  • Gardens in all about 4.25 acres
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive country house built in the classical Georgian style with extensive accommodation set in attractive grounds of approximately 4.25 acres in one of Winchester's prime villages

Location

Copper Beech House sits in one of the most attractive and popular villages that Hampshire has to offer. Crawley is a "chocolate box" village built largely along one central road with period homes and a charming duck pond.
The market town of Stockbridge, which is nearby, provides an excellent range of day to day necessities as well several pubs, restaurants, hotels and galleries. The cathedral city of Winchester, 5.8 miles distant, provides a more extensive range of shopping and recreational facilities.

The area has a number of popular private schools including:-
• Farleigh School • Norman Court • Twyford • Pilgrims • Winchester College • Marlborough College • St Swithun's School for Girls • Godolphin in Salisbury

The surrounding countryside provides an array of sporting amenities.
Fishing is available on some of the country's most renowned chalk streams including the nearby Test and Itchen.
Golf is available at :- • Leckford Golf Club • Royal Winchester Golf Club • Hampshire Golf Club • Andover Golf club

Communications in the area are excellent. There is access to the M3 at Junction 9 providing good links to London, the M25, Heathrow Airport and the M27 for the South Coast. There is a good train service from Winchester to London Waterloo taking about 56 minutes. In addition, Southampton Airport is nearby with an increasing international flight network.

Description

Copper Beech House, designed by the noted Winchester architect Hugh Thomas, was completed in 2008 in what is a fabulous position within the village of Crawley. Electric wrought iron gates open out onto a driveway which meanders through the park-like grounds, leading up to the open parking area in front of this impressive house. Of classic Georgian design, this fine property is easy on the eye, built with red brick elevations under a slate tiled roof. The Portland stone portico gives the property a real focal point, with the front door opening out into a magnificent reception hall with its solid oak staircase and magnificent expanse Italian marble flooring. The impressive kitchen/breakfast room has a fabulous feel with floor to ceiling sash windows bathing this fine room in lots of light. The attractive range of bespoke units, handmade by Smallbone, with attractive granite work surfaces makes for a very sharp feel, and the extensive range of integrated appliances make this a modern day living environment whilst retaining a traditional feel. Double doors open out into a magnificent dining room with ceiling rose and central fireplace. The principal drawing room with library at the far end is attractively arranged, with a large central fireplace and bespoke book shelving. Leading off the drawing room at the front of the house is the orangery which has both south and west aspects and is a glorious room with its oak floor, large sashes and access to the terraces. From the drawing room and to the rear of the house is a study. Following on from the study is an ideal room for use as a gym/entertainment area. It has direct access from the house and from the outside via a side door. From this area a pair of bi-fold glass doors open into the spectacular swimming pool with its unique feature being the 3 storey high ceiling. A further three pairs of glass bi-fold doors open out to the garden terrace. At the far end of the pool is a building containing a changing room with infra-red double shower, sauna, WC and the pool plant room.

The opposite wing off the main kitchen area is what was the old 3 bay garage block, this has been converted into a huge games room providing fabulous space for family recreation and entertaining. Beyond this area is a door leading through to the cinema fitted out with screens projectors and cinema seating. From the lobby area off the kitchen there is access to the first floor flat which sits above the games room. This comprises a kitchen / living room and two bedrooms both with en suites. There is a separate access to the outside meaning this can be independent of the main house.

At first floor level above the central section of the property is a fabulous master bedroom suite with large ensuite bathroom, a fully fitted walk in dressing area and main bedroom with attractive southerly views over the principle gardens. There are 3 further double bedrooms on this floor all with ensuites. The top floor attic room / bedroom is a large versatile space again with ensuite facilities.

Copper Beech House is an impressive modern day family home built to a high standard of finish.

Qualities of note are:
• under-floor heating throughout the main house,
• the heating and the swimming pool can be controlled remotely using the internet
• data points in most rooms
• state of the art electrics
• lighting management system operates in all the main rooms
• all reception rooms have high ceilings with large hardwood windows
• Italian marble floor in the hall, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom, sauna, changing room, utility room and bathroom to the main bedroom
• Oak floor in the orangery

Outside
The garden and grounds at Copper Beech House are fully landscaped and are graced by many mature trees including oaks, walnut and copper beech which are protected. The drive way meanders through the attractive front garden giving the property an attractive park like feel. There area areas of open lawn and also attractive terraces providing excellent areas for outdoor entertaining. There is a rear entrance to the property with gravel drive which gives access to the carports and garaging, there is large area for parking at the rear of the property.

Square Footage: 9,322 sq ft
Acreage: 4.25 Acres

Directions

From London take the M3 and having passed Basingstoke proceed onto the A303 at Junction 8 towards Andover. Leave the A303 after about 8 miles onto the A34 towards Winchester and then take the next exit to The Worthys. At the mini roundabout go straight over and at the main roundabout take the Littleton exit. Continue on this road and then at a T-Junction turn right to Crawley. On entering the village turn left having passed the duck pond and continue up the main street, passing the 'Fox and Hounds' public house on your left. After passing Hacks Lane the entrance to Copper Beech can be found on your right hand side. Turn in through the brick and stone gate posts and the front entrance is on your left after a short distance.

From Winchester take the A272 signposted to Stockbridge and at the roundabout with the A34 turn left to Littleton and follow directions as above.


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  • Winchester (4.7 mi)
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