Lockerley

£630,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Introduction

A rare opportunity to acquire and adapt this existing spacious four bedroom bungalow subject to an agricultural tie, into a dream home with the finest views extending over its own 2.7 acre plot. The Kestrels enjoys a unique position, situated upon a quiet country lane with no near neighbours, amidst a most spectacular countryside setting. This delightful detached bungalow's impressive plot comprises gardens with an adjoining paddock whilst featuring a fabulous yard, four bay high barn, adjoining two bay barn in addition to a substantial double tandem length garage. There are available bridle paths which will appeal to the equestrian enthusiast.

The bungalow is generous in size extending to in excess of 1,900 sq feet of versatile family accommodation comprising two reception rooms and four double bedrooms centred upon a large kitchen breakfast room all accessed via a wide hallway with some double internal doors.

Although beautifully private, situated on the fringes of the well regarded hamlet of Newtown in Carters Clay, the property is ideally positioned for commuter links via the A27 to Southampton and Salisbury with excellent local schooling for all ages in both the private and state sector. The Kestrels offers ideal potential to be refurbished, extended or redeveloped, subject to necessary consents and will therefore appeal to a wide range of prospective purchasers.

Description

A hardwood and double obscured glazed door leads to the cavernous entrance hall featuring high ceilings and accessing the principal rooms. Double doors open to the sitting room which is centred upon an exposed brick fireplace with a wood burning stove which accesses the dining room via glazed double doors and features patio doors to the garden. The kitchen breakfast room is the central hub of the home, equipped with a range of wooden eye and base level units with complementary worktops incorporating a breakfast bar peninsula. Integrated kitchen appliances include a Neff eye level double oven, four ring ceramic hob with a corner extractor hood over, dishwasher and fridge whilst the flooring is tiled. The kitchen provides access to the triple aspect utility/boot room with base units, a stainless steel sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer with access to a cloakroom and door to the garden.

The master bedroom has ample room for furniture and access to an ensuite shower room with double cubicle, low level W/C and wash hand basin. Bedroom two is also of generous dimensions with fitted mirrored sliding door wardrobes, whilst bedroom three and four are also double rooms. Three bedrooms are served by the family bathroom comprising corner bath.

Outside

The property is approached via a small tarmacadam driveway with double farm gates leading to the yard with a four bay high barn, adjoining two bay barn and kennels. The double wooden gates extend to the gravel driveway with parking for several cars and give access to the double tandem garage with ample parking for four vehicles with power and light. The formal gardens are delightfully sunny due to the south and west facing aspects and overlook the paddocks. There are ample lawns with a well stocked woodland garden. A large Indian Sandstone patio adjoins the rear elevation with a pedestrian gate into the yard

The paddocks and formal garden combine to measure two acres.

Paddocks

A wooden five bar gates from the gardens lead to the paddocks. Enclosed by post and rail fencing and part bordered by copses there is a substantial concrete open barn/stabling, field shelter and further outbuilding. The location enjoys immediately accessible bridle paths for the equestrian enthusiast.

Location

The Kestrels is situated in the highly desirable hamlet of Newtown within the parish of Lockerley. Ideally located within walking distance of Awbridge primary school, there are a network of country paths to local villages, public houses and to the market town of Romsey. The popular town of Romsey is situated approximately five miles away offering a host of amenities and varied shopping outlets.

Agent Note

The property is double glazed and benefits from LPG gas fired central heating and private drainage. The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to persons employed or last employed in agriculture as defined by section 119 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947, or in forestry and the dependents of such person. The rateable value F

Directions

From Romsey take the A27 towards Whiteparish passing through the village of Shootash. At the crossroads turn right into Danes Road and take the first left into Newtown Road turning right into Carters Clay Road where The Kestrels will be found on the left hand side.

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Charles Powell

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