Chilworth Old Village


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5

A highly sought after delightful conservation area village provides the setting for this impressive detached property that has been skillfully extended to create a modern family home of enviable proportions. Offered for sale with no forward chain the stylish accommodation enjoys tremendous natural light with each room offering an attractive outlook. Highlights include an impressive reception hall, a superb kitchen/breakfast room that boasts a vaulted ceiling, a large lounge and the master bedroom that also features a vaulted ceiling and a balcony overlooking the rear garden with a field beyond. Exciting plans have been passed for a double garage and a subterranean swimming pool and leisure complex. This appealing property is set well back into its plot and enjoys excellent natural seclusion with an open yet private outlook.


A wide verandah porch has courtesy lights and ornate leaded light double doors that open to the spacious reception hall that creates a favourable impression when entering the property. Quality wood flooring flows seamlessly throughout the ground floor and a glass panelled staircase ascends to the first floor with a high level window emanating excellent natural light. A utility cupboard has plumbing for a washing machine and the hot water cylinder. whilst the adjacent cloakroom displays a modern two piece white suite. There is a further spacious walk in store room which has potential to be used as a study with a side door and plumbing is available to allow this area to provide a utility room. The dining room is positioned in the front left corner with glazed doors opening onto the terrace and enjoying an attractive outlook of the front garden. Extending across the rear of the property the large lounge is an impressive reception room of generous dimensions. Twin sets of bi fold doors open to the paved terrace and offer a pleasant view towards the rear garden. A door links to the kitchen/ breakfast room that is notable feature of the ground floor layout. The kitchen area comprises a range of wall and base units with a granite work surface that incorporates a breakfast bar for informal dining. A single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap is provided and fitted appliances include a range style cooker with an extractor hood, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, double oven/grill, a microwave oven and a coffee machine. Bi fold doors open to the rear garden and white painted brickwork adds a contemporary feel to this impressive room. The breakfast area boasts a vaulted ceiling that features three skylight windows that provide excellent natural light and a bright airy atmosphere. Double doors link to the reception hall and glazed doors open to the front terrace.

The first floor landing has a high level window affording superb natural light and a large hatch with a retractable ladder allows access to the loft space. The master bedroom is positioned at the rear and is of generous proportions boasting a vaulted ceiling that creates a pleasing ambience with superb natural light. Full height glass panels and doors opening to the balcony enjoy views of the garden and field beyond. Of a contemporary design, the stylish large en-suite features a bath with side mounted mixer tap and a shower attachment. A wet room style walk in shower has a glass screen, rainfall unit and a shower mixer tap. There is a close coupled WC and twin wash hand basins have toiletries cupboards below. A high level skylight provides natural light and a tiled floor and part tiled walls complete the specification. Bedroom two is a comfortable double with an outlook over the rear garden and the field beyond. The en-suite has a walk in double cubicle with a rainfall unit, glass screen and a shower mixer tap. There is a close coupled WC and a wash hand basin with a chrome heated towel rail, tiled floor, shaver socket, part tiled walls and a side aspect window completes the specification. Bedroom three benefits from fitted wardrobes and a pleasing view of the front garden. The en-suite displays a three piece white suite including a double cubicle with a shower mixer tap, close coupled WC and a wash hand basin with a toiletries cupboard below. The skylight ensures natural light and there is a tiled floor, part tiled walls, shaver socket and a chrome heated towel rail. Bedroom four is a well proportioned double with a view towards the rear garden. A door links to the family bathroom that is also approached from the landing. The three piece suite comprises a bath with a glass screen, rainfall unit and a shower mixer tap, close coupled WC and a wash hand basin. There are part tiled walls, a tiled floor, a shaver socket, chrome heated towel rail and a high level skylight providing natural light. Bedroom five is larger than average with an outlook over the front garden.


Set well back into its plot, the property enjoys great natural privacy and the driveway allows off road parking/turning for numerous vehicles. Planning permission has been granted for a double carport on the front boundary and this is linked to the proposed subterranean swimming pool/leisure complex. A paved terrace extends the full width of the house and sensor activated floodlighting and a double power point are installed. A wide shingle path on the left that leads to the rear garden has an outside tap and courtesy lighting. Backing onto fields the rear garden is a pleasing feature, predominantly laid to lawn with a leafy outlook enjoying a high degree of natural privacy backing onto a field. An extensive paved terrace is approached from the lounge and kitchen with a verandah providing a covered seating area and welcome shade on hot sunny days.


Chilworth Old Village is a picturesque conservation area of just twenty one character homes and cottages surrounded by open countryside and positioned approximately five miles from both Southampton and Romsey centres. The village offers a strong sense of community spirit with an active church, village hall, recreation ground and revered local pub nearby. Recreational facilities are in abundance locally with the adjacent Chilworth Golf Course, Tennis Club, Southampton Common and Sports Centre all nearby. The area is beautifully maintained as part of a conservation area and convenient shopping facilities can be found in the neighbouring village of North Baddesley with the village ideally positioned for excellent commuter links and well regarded schooling.


Proceed along the Chilworth road (A27) away from Southampton towards Romsey. After passing the Chilworth Arms public house proceed straight on and immediately after the church turn left into Chilworth Old village. Follow the road around to the right where the property is found on the right set well back into its plot, postcode for sat nav purposes is SO16 7JP.

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