4 bedroom detached house for sale

Stonehills, Southampton

Sold STC £745,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

This unique detached residence is perfectly set on a generous, elevated plot and not only boasts picturesque surroundings provided by woodland and fields, but also features a beautiful, uninterrupted outlook across Southampton Water from the principle accommodation as well as the balcony and gardens.

On entering the property, an entrance hall opens to a delightfully open-plan 'living floor' with a spacious kitchen with reception room and utility, a dual-aspect lounge with balcony, a separate dining room/family room and a cloakroom. A spiral staircase allows access to the lower-ground floor which has a bedroom or garden room, a conservatory, a further bedroom, a family bathroom and access to the integral double garage. The first floor has the master bedroom (featuring the most elevated position and therefore enjoying the finest outlook), an ensuite shower room and a fourth bedroom. The property also benefits from gas central heating and double glazing.

Outside, the established plot measures just over 1.1 acres in total with landscaped gardens surrounding the property, an enclosed paddock adjacent, generous driveway parking and an integral double garage.

Viewing is strongly advised to fully appreciate the stunning position and flexible accommodation on offer within this appealing family dwelling. 

LOCATION The property is beautifully positioned within a hamlet called Ashlett Creek, a small tidal creek which benefits from direct tidal access to Southampton Water and is therefore home to various sailing boats and a picturesque public house called The Jolly Sailor. The village of Fawley is just a short walk away and offers a variety of day to day amenities including local shops, take aways and a further pub. The New Forest National Park is within easy reach allowing many outside activities to be enjoyed. There are also activity centres nearby at Calshot, Gang Warily and Lepe Country Park. A regular bus service provides access to the surrounding towns and villages including the market town of Hythe, the maritime city of Southampton and historic Beaulieu. 

ENTRANCE LOBBY Partially glazed solid timber front door with matching side panel opens to the lobby with stairs to first floor as well as an inner door and window to dining/family area. 

CLOAKROOM/WC The suite includes a hand basin with vanity unit, a WC, splash back tiling and a heated towel rail. Screen window to front. 

KITCHEN AND RECEPTION ROOM Timber units fitted at base and eye level including cupboards, drawers, contrasting work surfaces, a breakfast bar and an inset sink/drainer with splash back tiling. Integrated appliances include a 'Bosch' double oven with grill, a gas hob and an extractor. Space for further appliances include a fridge/freezer and plumbing for a washing machine. A large window to the side enjoys a pleasing outlook across the paddock and Southampton Water. The kitchen is completely open-plan with an adjoining reception room (suitable for a variety of purposes) and also has a large opening to the lounge. 

UTILITY ROOM A range of cupboards fitted with stone effect work surfaces and an inset sink/drainer unit. Space available for further appliances. 

DINING/FAMILY ROOM This adaptable reception room is currently used as a formal dining room but could be used as a different kind of reception room or even as a double bedroom. 

LOUNGE This delightful lounge features a dual-aspect with large windows making the most of the outlook across the beautiful surroundings. A feature fireplace has a timber mantel and tiled hearth housing a wood burning stove. Glazed, French doors open to the balcony which enjoys the morning sunshine and also enjoys a pleasing view of Southampton Water and the paddock. 

LOWER GROUND FLOOR Spiral stair case with curved feature wall and exposed brick joins the ground floor with the lower ground floor. A hall has doors to the accommodation, the integral double garage as well as a glazed, external door to the patio and garden. 

BEDROOM TWO/RECEPTION ROOM This double bedroom could be used as a further reception room and benefits from built-in wardrobes as well as glazed, sliding patio doors to the garden. A window to side enjoys the outlook across fields to the water. 

CONSERVATORY Timber and double glazed construction with glass roof, tiled floor and glazed, French doors opening to the gardens. 

BEDROOM THREE Currently arranged as a twin room. Two windows to side make the most of the view. 

BATHROOM The suite includes a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower, a WC and a hand basin with vanity unit. Tiled walls with mirror and shaving point. Screen window to side. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Turning stair case from the entrance lobby leads to the first floor. 

MASTER BEDROOM A large window to side affords the best views of the surroundings including Southampton Water. Built-in double wardrobes have hanging rails and shelving. Door to ensuite. 

ENSUITE A modern white suite comprises a contemporary square bath with electric shower fitted over and glass screen, a vanity unit with hand basin, a WC and a heated towel rail. Complimentary tiling to surrounding walls, fitted mirror and shaving point. Screen window to rear. 

INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE Rolling electric doors to the side with power and light connected as well as a stainless steel sink/drainer unit and a replacement, wall-mounted gas fired boiler. A personal door opens onto the lower ground floor within the property. 

OUTSIDE The extensive plot surrounds the property measuring just over 1.1 acres and enjoying a delightful outlook to all aspects of the beautiful surroundings while also boasting a southerly facing rear aspect benefiting from sunshine throughout the day. Extending from the rear of the house are formal, landscaped gardens including a patio seating area, a decorative water fountain, a BBQ area and a timber summer house. A rolling lawn follows this with steps leading down to a further lawn with a wide selection of established shrubs, plants, bushes. To the rear boundary is a pretty area of copse with its own brook and a woodland providing natural seclusion. The front boundary has a large shingle driveway and gate allowing ample off road parking as well as allowing access to the integral double garage. A five bar gate to the side of the driveway opens to an enclosed paddock which is immediately adjacent to the property and laid to grass. This offers buyers the potential to keep a variety of different animals at the property. 

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18 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Hamble (3.3 mi)
  • Netley (3.5 mi)
  • Bursledon (4.5 mi)
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Anthony James Properties, Dibden Purlieu

1 Southward House, Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu SO45 4PT

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Nearest stations

  • Hamble (3.3 mi)
  • Netley (3.5 mi)
  • Bursledon (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Anthony James Properties, Dibden Purlieu

1 Southward House, Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu SO45 4PT

02380 844405 Local call rate

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