It's a rare chance for buyers to snap up a family home in one of the most sought after areas of Warsash with a swimming pool and views of the River Hamble. 

Manderley, at the end of Cowes Lane, has gone on the market for £1.795 million. 

Set in grounds of just over half an acre, the property is described by estate agents Savills as 'a real gem'.

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The large reception hall is full of character with wooden floors, exposed ceiling timbers and an attractive oak stair case. The kitchen / breakfast room, principal sitting room, and snug/library are all a good size. 

A separate study is ideal for home working and a dining room is a great space for formal entertaining with views over the lawned garden and swimming pool. 

There are five bedrooms on the first floor including a master with en suite. Several enjoy views over the Solent. 

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The property is approached over a gravel drive and boasts a double garage and summer house. 

Giles Muddle, of agents Savills, said: "This is an exciting opportunity to buy a superbly positioned family home in one of the most sought after roads in Warsash, with a swimming pool and views of the River Hamble.”

Cowes Lane is one of the most sought after roads in Warsash. The prestigious Hook Park Estate is situated on the edge of Warsash with the foreshore of the River Hamble, the nature reserve and a myriad of footpaths nearby.

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The village of Warsash lies on the bank of the River Hamble and is an attractive residential and yachting centre with links to Hamble village via a ferry for pedestrians and cyclists.

The centres of Southampton and Portsmouth are approximately nine and 16 miles away respectively, with their host of shopping, leisure and waterfront facilities,  and junction 9 of the M27 is about three miles away. 

Warsash is also home to the Warsash Maritime Academy, part of Southampton Solent University, which provides training for Merchant Navy Officers from around the world.

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