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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Rowlands Castle, Hampshire

Withdrawn from Market £575,000

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Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Part of the charm of this property is, undoubtedly, its location. 'Trewin' stands at the end of a long gravelled driveway, well back from the road and undisturbed by traffic or passing pedestrians. Indeed, it is not the easiest to find from sat nav, which just adds to its appeal, as you will probably only get the visitors you invite.

This unique link-detached cottage, dating back to c.1859, offers very flexible accommodation with generously proportioned reception rooms and bedrooms, which is apparent on entering the double-height spacious hallway. The reception rooms have the charm and feel of the property's origins, whilst offering the open-plan living spaces of our modern times. The Study and Snug provide areas for peace and quiet when required, for work or relaxation. The upper floor provides four bedrooms, with the potential for a fifth on the ground floor if required, and the master bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom. For those who work from home, a staircase has been installed in the garage providing the potential for the room over to be used as a home office, or perhaps as a hobbies room / teenager's den. There are exposed ceiling beams to the main sitting areas, hardwood double glazed leaded windows, pine panelled interior doors, and pine architraves and skirting boards.

Located on the periphery of the well-regarded village of Rowlands Castle, with its general stores, cafe, doctors and veterinary surgeries, church, golf course and public houses, some of which are centred around the village green. For more extensive facilities, the attractive harbour village of Emsworth and the larger town of Havant, are both within a few miles, whilst the Cathedral city of Chichester is about 10 miles eastward. For commuters, the mainline railway station in the village connects to London Waterloo in about 1.5 hours.

APPROACH From Whichers Gate Road, a long gravel driveway leads down to Trewin and two other cottages at the end. A picket style fence, with a wide vehicular opening, borders the front of the property which is laid to gravel, and flower/shrub beds, providing parking for a number of vehicles at the front of the garage. To the left of the garage a similar fence with a wide access leads down the side of the house to the rear garden. To the other side of the garage a pedestrian gate leads out to …………………. A step down leads to a hardwood stable entrance door, with security lighting, opening into;  

ENTRANCE HALL Spacious and double height to galleried landing, ceramic tiled floor, under-stairs cupboard, two ceiling light, doors to main reception rooms and door to;  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 4" max x 12' 10" (4.67m x 3.91m) Bay window to front approach, range of wall and base units, display cupboards and plate rack, marble effect laminate worktops, breakfast bar, Leisure Rangemaster II stove, extractor hood, Butler sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for breakfast table, wooden floorboards, telephone point, ceiling spotlights, radiator, door to; 

OPEN PLAN SITTING & DINING AREAS Sitting Area: 25' 9" x 17' 10" narrowing to 11' (7.85m x 5.44m narrowing to 3.35m)
Bay window with views over rear garden, brick surround open fireplace with wooden mantle, tiled hearth and cast-iron fire basket, beamed ceilings, radiator, wall lights, TV point, double hardwood doors with leaded glass leading to Study. Open to;

Dining Area: 12 '7" x 9' 4" (3.84m x 2.84m)
Window to side elevation, French doors opening to garden, engineered oak floor, two wall lights, radiator. 

STUDY 11' 10" x 4' 8" (3.61m x 1.42m) Engineered Oak flooring, Velux window, shelving to two walls, two wall lights, telephone point (two separate lines), radiator,  

SNUG/PLAYROOM/BEDROOM FIVE 10' 9" x 8' 3" (3.28m x 2.51m) Window overlooking front, glazed door to side garden, ceiling light, radiator, TV point. 

CLOAKROOM 5' 10" x 4' 10" (1.78m x 1.47m) White suite comprising pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback, ceramic tiled floor, WC, wall-mounted Valient gas-fired boiler, obscure glass window, ceiling light, radiator. 

FIRST FLOOR Galleried landing, window over stairwell, ceiling light, central heating controls, smoke detector.  

MASTER BEDROM SUITE 12' 1" x 12' 1" (3.68m x 3.68m) Views over rear garden, curved edges to ceiling/wall joins, radiator, shelving to recess, ceiling light.

Dressing area: 5'9" x 4'9" (1.75m x 1.24m)
Twin double fitted wardrobes, ceiling light. Door to; 

ENSUITE BATHROOM 10' 0" x 4' 11" (3.05m x 1.5m) White suite comprising curved panelled corner bath with Mira shower and curtain rail over, WC, pedestal wash basin. Part-tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, shaver point, obscure glass window, ceiling light, radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 9" x 11' 0" (3.89m x 3.35m) Rear aspect, dado rail, curved edges to ceiling/wall joins, ceiling light, access to loft space (partially boarded, ladder and light), radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 15' 6" x 12' 3" narrowing to 9'8" (4.72m x 3.73m narrowing to 2.95m) Views to front approach, ceiling light, TV point, radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 13' 4" x 8' 4" (4.06m x 2.54m) Double aspect to front and side garden, ceiling light, radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 7" max x 7' 5" (2.92m max x 2.26m) White suite comprising, curved corner shower cubicle with sliding glass screen and Mira shower, WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with shower attachment, part-tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, heated towel rail, obscure glass window, airing cupboard with shelving and hot water tank, extractor fan, ceiling light. 

REAR GARDEN Laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and shrubs the garden is fully enclosed with a large paved patio area, which can be accessed from the Dining Room, a vegetable patch and outside water tap. 

DOUBLE DETACHED GARAGE 17' 9" x 17' 3" (5.41m x 5.26m) Vehicle access via a remote controlled roller door, window overlooking and door to side garden, electric light and power. Staircase rising to room over (17'9 x 11' / 5.4m x 3.36m) providing the opportunity for a home office or hobbies room/den. 

DIRECTIONS From A3 southbound; exit at Junction 2 signposted Emsworth and Horndean. At the roundabout take B2149 towards Emsworth and follow the road for about 2 miles. Proceed over the first mini-roundabout and turn left at the second one. After passing the Shell petrol station, turn right down a long gravel driveway to the end, where the property will be seen ahead of you. 

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08 September 2016

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