THIS outstanding property in Soberton totalling in excess of 8000 sq ft including outbuildings is set in grounds totalling over 20 acres and is on the market for £3.45 million.

Recently constructed by the present owner in an attractive New England style, this substantial property enjoys a private position overlooking its own grounds.

This six bedroom home has been designed for ease of living with light filled, generous rooms perfect for the modern family.

The exceptional reception rooms are ideal for entertaining on a grand scale with the 25ft square drawing room with its vaulted ceiling a particular highlight of the house. It is complimented by the cosier snug and family/sitting room which together with the drawing room and kitchen/breakfast room enjoy direct access onto the west facing sun deck.

The beautifully finished and well equipped kitchen/breakfast room with part vaulted ceiling is another outstanding space and is a natural hub.

The ground floor bedroom suite is ideal for guests or staff while the five other bedrooms are arranged off the galleried landing on the first floor. With access out onto the balcony, the master bedroom is a fantastic room with dressing area and en suite shower room overlooking the grounds to woodland and the countryside beyond.

One bedroom also has a mezzanine play area while another room has fitted twin bunk beds.

The bathrooms are luxuriously fitted with the family bathroom boasting a particularly special free standing bath tub.

On the lower ground floor level is the fantastic swimming pool featuring a water jet system for training, a shower room and sauna together with the effective use of bi-folding doors that open out onto the paved sun terrace.

Occupying a tucked away rural position in the Meon Valley on the southern reaches of the South Downs National Park, Westdene is within easy reach of the cities of Winchester (14.4 miles), Southampton (14 miles) and Portsmouth (about 13.1 miles). Bishops Waltham (5.4 miles) and Wickham (4.1 miles) offer good day to day amenities with a variety of local shops, businesses and restaurants.

The property is being marketed by Hamptons International. Call 01962 842030.