6 bedroom detached house for salePitt, Hampshire
- Reception hall, drawing room
- Dining room, study, family room
- Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
- Boot room/hall, two cloakrooms
- Principal bedroom suite: bedroom, dressing room and contemporary bathroom
- Five further bedrooms, two further bathrooms, box room
- Triple garage
- Beautiful partly walled landscaped gardens
- Additional land extending in all to about 2.262 Acres (0.916 ha)
An inspirational Georgian style family house in a country setting on the rural fringes of Winchester.
The small hamlet of Pitt lies on the south-western edge of the city close to open countryside and Farley Mount Country Park off the A3090 Romsey Road, opposite the South Winchester Golf Club. Local amenities include post office and stores at Olivers Battery, superstore at Badger Farm and a first class range of both private and state schools and the highly acclaimed Peter Symonds Sixth Form College. Winchester city centre is only two and a half miles with its excellent shopping centre, cultural and sporting facilities, mainline station to London Waterloo, and access on to the M3 for London, M25 orbital motorway and the airports or southwards to the M27 and the important south coast centres.
The house is one of the areas finest Georgian inspired contemporary family houses in a wonderful rural setting in the small hamlet on the edge of Winchester. The classic façade creates an imposing arrival with a carriage drive leading to the elegant entrance. There is a skilful blend of classic architecture with the practical needs of a modern 21st century family.
The entrance leads to a grand hall with an imposing carved oak staircase from where the principal rooms radiate. All of the rooms have deep sash windows providing a wonderful outlook across the gardens and grounds and the countryside to the front. There is an elegant drawing room, attractive wide stone chimney piece, double doors leading to the impressive dining room with views of the gardens at the rear. The study and first of the two cloakrooms lies to the rear of the hall with a further internal door to the rear hall and boot room. The family room has deep sash windows and double doors to the garden terrace. There is a secondary cloakroom. The kitchen/breakfast room, L-shaped, provides an outstanding centre piece for the family with matching units and storage cupboards. There is an adjoining utility room/laundry and from the breakfast area, double doors lead to the enclosed courtyard garden which provides an additional outdoor entertaining area for alfresco living. The accommodation which is arranged over three storeys offers a magnificent principal bedroom suite on the first floor with dressing room and contemporary shower room. There are three further bedrooms and bathroom all with sash windows. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms, bathroom and a box room with elevated views. The property seamlessly blends the classic symmetrical façade of a rendered Georgian house under a hipped clay tiled roof, creating an impressive and classic image standing within gloriously mature gardens of a standard rarely seen.
The property stands in all about 2.262 acres of formal gardens and additional land/paddock. The long sweeping carriage driveway is edged by mature lawns and shrubs. There is a central clipped box rose parterre with a drive edged by mature clipped beech and yew trees. A five bar gate leads to the continuation of the drive and the detached triple garage, which is found to the rear, with triple up and over doors and an extensive first floor storage loft with potential, subject to the necessary consents.
The garden at the rear comprises two distinct areas. There is an enclosed walled garden adjacent to the kitchen and family room providing an area for alfresco entertaining, which in turn leads through to the wide lawn garden, partly walled, mature and well stocked. Small orchard. At the end of this garden is the paddock extending to about 1.62 acres from where dramatic views may be enjoyed.
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