5 bedroom chalet for saleWest Common, Southampton
INITIAL DETAILS AWAITING VENDOR APPROVAL Set on an established plot measuring (approx.) 3.75 acres and within a highly favoured position on the edge of The New Forest National Park, this impressive detached property provides an excellent potential purchase for the equine enthusiast. The extensive, well-drained land includes paddocks, grazing land and gardens while also enjoying a sunny, southerly facing rear aspect. Useful outbuildings include a substantial double garage with workshop, a stable, hay barns and a large log store. Inside of the home, there is scope for renovation and/or extension if required. However, the current property already provides space and flexibility including up to five bedrooms, a first floor bathroom, a ground floor shower room, a kitchen/breakfast room, a dining room, two sitting rooms, a family room/office and a conservatory. We strongly advise an internal viewing to fully appreciate the exceptional potential on offer within this appealing equestrian property.
LOCATION West Common is a highly favoured and peaceful lane which benefits from direct access into The New Forest National Park and is also situated just a short drive from the local beach at Lepe Country Park. There are various amenities conveniently placed in Blackfield centre including schools, shops and a regular bus service to the surrounding areas including Hythe and Southampton. The pretty villages of Exbury and Beaulieu are both nearby. Many indoor and outdoor activities can be enjoyed at local sports centres including Gang Warily Recreation Centre, Calshot Activity Centre and Dibden Golf Centre.
ENTRANCE LOBBY Solid timber entrance door. Window to front and door to lounge.
LOUNGE A fireplace with quarry tiled hearth houses a wood burning stove. Two windows to front.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM An extensive range of pine kitchen cabinets are fitted at base as well as eye level with work surfaces, an inset sink/drainer unit and tiled up stands. A matching central island has an electric hob and there is also a fitted electric cooker with grill. Space for further appliances include a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and 'American style' fridge/freezer. Further built-in storage cupboards include a boiler cupboard which houses the gas fired boiler. Windows to front and side as well as a door to the side, opening onto the front garden. Quarry tiled floor throughout and inner door to dining room.
DINING ROOM Brick fireplace housing a wood burning stove with fitted cupboards adjacent to the chimney breast. Window to side.
SITTING ROOM A brick fireplace has fitted cupboards adjacent to the chimney breast. Window to rear overlooks the gardens and paddocks.
FAMILY ROOM/OFFICE A further brick fireplace housing an open fire. Exposed timber floorboards extending through an opening to the office area. The office benefits from windows to side and rear enjoying an outlook onto the gardens and parking area. French doors open from the family room to the conservatory.
CONSERVATORY Solid timber framed construction sat on a brick base beneath a polycarbonate roof. Windows to three aspects enjoy a pleasing outlook across the gardens and paddocks. Ceramic tiled flooring. French doors open onto the gardens.
BEDROOM THREE An adaptable, dual-aspect room with windows to rear and side. An angled fireplace is not in use.
BEDROOM FOUR Another dual-aspect room, also with an angled fireplace to one corner.
SHOWER ROOM Recessed shower cubicle, WC and pedestal hand basin with tiled splash back. Screen window to front.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Window to front. Built-in linen store/airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Access to loft area.
BEDROOM ONE Dual-aspect with windows to rear and side. Two built-in double wardrobes and access to eaves storage area.
BEDROOM TWO A further dual-aspect room with windows to rear and side. Access to a large walk-in wardrobe and eaves storage.
BEDROOM FIVE Window to rear.
BATHROOM White suite comprising a bath with shower attachment, a pedestal hand basin and a heated towel rail. Access to eaves storage and screen window to front.
WC Screen window to front.
OUTSIDE OF THE PROPERTY The main entrance benefits from plenty of natural screening and has security gates from West Common. These open onto a sweeping gravel driveway which culminates in a turning area and forecourt parking. To one side of this parking area is a well-stocked garden and outbuildings including the substantial detached garage/workshop as well as a large timber store. The extensive grounds are separated into four areas with fencing to the boundaries and iron gates providing access to each. A formal garden surrounds the property with fruit trees, vegetable areas, lawn, ornamental shrubs and a sunny, southerly facing rear aspect. In addition to this are three separate paddocks and grazing land, one of which benefits from a stable as well as hay barns.
DOUBLE GARAGE & WORKSHOP DETACHED GARAGE: 19'1" x 18'8" (5.82m x 5.7m). ADJOINING WORKSHOP: 19' x 7'10" (5.8m x 2.39m).
A substantial, barn style outbuilding with electronic doors to front, power and lighting. There is also a range of storage and work benches, as well as a large workshop area and a door to the side.
COUNCIL TAX This property is in council tax band 'G'.
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