Lockerley

£785,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Owners Comments

“Richmond is the perfect family home. The accommodation is large enough for privacy but has the social space of the kitchen living room for the family to gather. The village green is ideal for the children to enjoy and visible from the house whilst there are stunning family walks on the doorstep.”

Introduction

Occupying a discreet and convenient position overlooking the village green is this substantial and attractive family home offering beautifully presented and versatile living accommodation with four well proportioned bedrooms. Richmond is a lovely family residence, practical and light having been fully refurbished in recent years to provide an impressive open plan kitchen living room and stylish bathrooms and sanitary ware. The property offers generous parking with a large double garage and secluded gardens including a feature private terrace which enjoys all day sunshine. Located within easy reach of the village amenities and miles of picturesque countryside walks, the property is just a short drive from the market town of Romsey and enjoys the benefit of nearby train station at Dunbridge. The property falls within Romsey School Catchment served by the local school bus and the primary school is within walking distance.

Description

A hardwood door and glazed panels lead to the large entrance hall presenting neutral tones which are prevalent throughout the house with oak flooring flowing through the principal rooms. American Oak double doors open into the impressive hub of the house which is a wonderful kitchen breakfast room enjoying a triple aspect and double doors opening into the sunny and private terrace. The kitchen is equipped with contemporary units and quartz worktops. Integrated appliances include a Neff induction hob with extractor hood, double Bosch ovens and dishwasher with plumbing for an American style fridge freezer. A central island enjoys additional storage and a useful breakfast bar area and there is a door to the side garden. There is ample space for lounge and dining furniture. The adjoining dining room is of excellent proportions and features sliding patio doors to the rear garden. The kitchen is supplemented by a boot room/utility which hosts ample storage, plumbing for appliances, cloaks hanging space and there is an understairs storage cupboard and recently refitted downstairs cloakroom. The sitting room is of good size, dual in aspect with sliding doors to the conservatory offering views over the private rear garden.

On the first floor, the spacious landing affords lovely views over Butts Green and access to the four bedrooms and an airing cupboard. The master bedroom is excellent in size with a host of fitted wardrobes and beautifully refitted ensuite shower room comprising Mira double shower cubicle, low level WC and his and hers wash hand basins with storage below. The remaining three bedrooms are all good size double bedrooms with ample storage space and are served by the family bathroom. Bedrooms three and four feature fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom is also refitted and comprises claw foot roll top bath, shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin with hand painted feature tiles.

Outside

The property fronts the village green, although is set back and approached via a private road with brick paviour driveway accommodating several vehicles and a hardstanding for caravan or boat as well as the large double garage. There is a feature shingled area providing a high degree of privacy with established specimen trees and shrubs. A lovely courtyard area provides a totally private entertaining or utility area accessed from the kitchen living room. The rear garden is fully enclosed by feature brick walling, predominantly laid to lawn and bordered by specimen flowers and shrubs. A paved patio is adjacent to the house and a large timber summerhouse provides respite from the sunshine with storage.

Location

Lockerley is an attractive compilation of several greens creating a diverse village which despite its smaller population has a surprising amount going on with around 35 groups, societies and activities ranging from bellringing to bridge and car mechanics. The village enjoys an excellent local school and shop and strong sense of community. Positioned approx. 5 miles west of the market town of Romsey, on the southern bank of the River Dun, there is a train station at the neighbouring villages of Dunbridge and West Dean along with a local pub. Butts Green hosts the majority of the amenities including the excellent village school and active community hall and derived its name from Tudor times when able-bodied men of the village were required to spend an hour each Sunday practicing archery. The target was known as the “butt”. Lockerley Green hosts the village stores and post office and with Top Green offering some aesthetically pleasing architecture with picturesque surrounding scenery.

Agent Note

The property is served by oil fired central heating and a recently installed sewage treatment plant, solar panelling provides hot water and electric cost contribution.

Directions

From our office turn right onto the A36 for approximately a quarter of a mile turning left onto Whinwhistle Road and continue on to a cross roads proceeding straight over onto Danes Road. At the end of Danes Road turn left onto Romsey Road. Follow the road into the village centre and Richmond can be found facing Butts Green just past the school.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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