Westwood Cottage, SO32
£1,250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
The Property:

Tucked away in a private setting with beautiful views of the South Downs, Westwood Cottage offers peace and quiet. Set within the immaculately kept garden, the property has retained a cottage style but has been modernised throughout. Upon entering the property is a spacious entrance hall, cloak-cupboard and WC. The accommodation leads through to the kitchen/diner; the double aspect allows for plenty of natural light and french doors open to the west facing back garden and patio with views of the fields and woodland beyond. To the left is a useful utility/boot room. The kitchen leads round to the dining room which again opens onto the garden and enjoys views of surrounding countryside. Doors open to the very generous sitting room which has been recently updated and features a newly fitted cassette-style woodburning stove. The first floor is made up of the very spacious principal bedroom and ensuite, second double bedroom, family bathroom and single fourth bedroom all with great views which makes this house special. Stairs rise again to the second floor which offers another double bedroom with ample storage. Externally is a driveway for up to 5 vehicles plus a large double garage with spacious room above currently used as a home office.

The Location:

The Meon Valley is highly sought after for its rural yet convenient setting being extremely accessible to the south coast and major centres of Winchester, Southampton and Portsmouth. Main line rail services can be accessed in both Winchester and Petersfield with easy road access to the M27, M3 and A3. The surrounding villages of Droxford and Swanmore offer a strong and active community, access to the Meon Valley bridleway is moments away, with beautiful walks over the South Downs Way. For day-to-day amenities there is an excellent village store, Meringtons, in Droxford. The historic country town of Bishops Waltham is within a short drive and offers a wealth of charm and character with a traditional high street, coffee shops and a wider range of amenities. Good schools are available within the area, including Swanmore primary and secondary schools, Droxford Junior School, along with other excellent private schooling within the nearby towns and cities accessible by local transport. Colleges include Peter Symonds and Barton Peveril. Bus services to some of the nearby and further afield schools and colleges are available.

Directions:

From Winchester proceed east towards Bar End roundabout. Take the first exit, at the next roundabout take the third exit, and then turn left onto Morestead Road. Continue on the Morestead Road until it becomes Belmore Lane and continue onto Stake's Lane. Turn left onto Corhampton Lane, and then turn immediately right onto Shepherds Farm Lane. Follow the road until you join the A32. Turn right and drive through Droxford until you see Swanmore Road on the right-hand side. Procced along this road where the house will be found after approximately one mile, a short way passed Swanmore Stud on the right. The house is set at the end of a private drive serving one other property and is approximately 120 yards from the road.

Viewing:

Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).

Services:

Oil fired central heating.

Private drainage by way of septic tank.

Mains water.

Council Tax:

Band D (rate for 2024/25 £2568 pa).

Agents' Notes: The vendor of this property is a relative of an employee of Belgarum Estate Agents Limited and we therefore have a duty to declare an interest in this property under the terms of The Estate Agency Act 1979

Marketed by 01962 807026

Belgarum Estate & Letting Agents

72a High Street, Winchester, Hampshire

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