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5 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Upper Northam Drive, Hedge End

Withdrawn from Market £1,450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individually Designed Home
  • 31ft Sitting/Dining Room
  • 32ft Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Detached One Bedroom Annexe
  • Heated Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Quadruple Garage
  • 28ft Games Room/Guest Bedroom
  • EPC Grade B

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning, individually designed contemporary style family home benefitting from a high degree of privacy and a range of outbuildings including a detached gatehouse/annexe, quadruple garage with a 38ft games room above and leisure room which includes an indoor swimming pool, a large space for entertaining and a shower room. The property has a light and airy feel throughout and was even nominated for a national award for innovation and design in 2012.

Accommodation to the main house briefly comprises a 31ft sitting room/dining room with vaulted ceiling, study, beautiful 32ft kitchen/breakfast/family room, utility, four bedrooms, a dressing room to the master, beautifully appointed family bathroom, en-suite and cloakroom. Additional benefits include parking for numerous vehicles and thoughtfully designed, beautifully landscaped gardens. Rarely available to the market, an early viewing truly is a must. 

INSIDE The property is approached via a brick, block paved driveway leading to a large, covered drive through porch from which the front door then leads through to an inviting, bright entrance hall. From the hallway there is a cloaks cupboards, a modern cloakroom and a set of double doors leading through to a beautiful sitting room which has a vaulted ceiling, oak flooring, a central contemporary style fireplace, wrought iron spiral staircase and Smart Cat 5 and 6 wiring for surround sound and lighting, which runs throughout the whole house and can be activated from either a control panel, iPad or iPhone. Oak and glass double doors then lead through to the heart of the house and the truly stunning kitchen/breakfast/family room, which has been fitted with a range of high specification, high gloss wall and base units which include a full range of fully integrated appliances. The room also has a part vaulted ceiling with skylight and porcelain tiled flooring which continues through to the family room which has a TV point and windows enjoying views over the rear garden. A door at one end of the room leads through to a modern utility room which has a door providing access through to the side of the property. The dining room, which can be accessed from the sitting room, is a well-proportioned room and has a set of double doors to the side. A wrought iron spiral staircase from the sitting room leads up to a wraparound mezzanine floor where the study and an area the owners use as a library can be found.

The property also benefits from four good size bedrooms, two of which have beautifully appointed modern en-suites, with the master bedroom also benefitting from an adjoining dressing room. The family bathroom has been fitted with a modern suite comprising an oval shaped freestanding bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin set in walnut vanity unit with drawer and shelving below, WC and heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE Towards the front of the plot there is a detached gatehouse which benefits from its own sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and hallway. The driveway then leads to the quadruple garage which has an adjoining plant room and hallway from which stairs lead to the first floor games room, which is 38ft in length and has a shower room at one end, making this ideal for guest accommodation.

To the side of the property there is a detached leisure room which houses the indoor heated swimming pool and also benefits from a modern shower room.

The property is approached via electric gates leading onto a driveway which provides off road parking for numerous vehicles, with a large portion of the front garden having been completely landscaped with an attractive water feature with shingled borders. The rest of the garden is mainly laid to lawn and selectively planted with a wide range of trees and shrubs. The garden continues to the rear of the property where there are patio areas providing ample space for outside entertaining and again, leaving the rest of the garden mainly laid to lawn having been planted with a variety of trees and mature shrubs.

SITTING/DINING ROOM 31' 8" x 17' 9" (9.65m x 5.41m)  

KITCHEN/DINING/FAMILY ROOM 32' 1" x 19' 4" max (9.78m x 5.89m)  

DINING ROOM 9' 4" x 7' 11" (2.84m x 2.41m)  

STUDY 8' 9" x 8' 8" (2.67m x 2.64m)  

ENTRANCE HALL 10' 10" x 6' 11" (3.3m x 2.11m)  

UTILITY 10' 3" x 5' (3.12m x 1.52m)  

MASTER BEDROOM 18' 7" x 8' 9" (5.68m x 2.67m)  

BEDROOM TWO 15' 8" x 12' 2" max (4.78m x 3.71m)  

BEDROOM THREE 16' 6" x 8' 8" (5.03m x 2.64m)  

BEDROOM FOUR 15' 6" x 9' 11" max (4.72m x 3.02m)  


LIVING ROOM 16' 1" x 10' 6" (4.9m x 3.2m)  

BEDROOM 10' 9" x 10' 8" (3.28m x 3.25m)  

LEISURE ROOM 30' 9" x 23' 1" (9.37m x 7.04m)  

QUADRUPLE GARAGE 29' 4" x 17' 2" (8.94m x 5.23m)  

GAMES ROOM 28' 3" x 11' 4" (8.61m x 3.45m)  

DRIVE THROUGH PORCH 18' 7" x 18' 2" (5.66m x 5.54m)  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION • The property benefits from a high degree of privacy.
• Triple glazed throughout.
• Aluminium cladded window with most of the internal woodwork being eucalyptus.
• Thermostatically controlled via a high specification heating system.
• Smart Cat 5 and 6 wiring throughout the whole house, which can be activated via an iPhone.
• 10m well which provides natural/own supply of spring water.
• Ground source heat pump with £850 paid back every quarter.
• 10kw electricity - £3500 paid back per year from the government via a smart meter.
• Solar panels providing hot water and heating, which work in conjunction with the ground source heat pump.
• The swimming pool has been fitted with an air-to-air heating system, serviced via the ground source heat pump (therefore no cost).
• The whole property has been fitted with a high grade LED system.
• Property was built in 2012 and was nominated in a national innovation design award.
• The Gatehouse is currently rented out to a private tenant providing monthly rental income.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 September 2016


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