An "exceptional" eco-friendly home in the Southampton area which has a heated swimming pool is on the market for £1.3 million.

Windmill Cottage, which is located on Upper Northam Drive in Hedge End, is said to blend "lavish living with eco-friendly design".

It is laid over a space of 4,864 square feet and has around 1.5 acres of gardens as part of it.

On its Zoopla profile, it says: "Discover the charm of Windmill Cottage, an exceptional five-bedroom luxury bungalow seamlessly blending lavish living with eco-friendly design.

The reception roomThe reception room (Image: Mann/Zoopla)

"This contemporary masterpiece spans approximately 4,864 square feet, nestled in approx 1.5 acres of lush gardens.

"A testament to opulence and sustainability, Windmill Cottage boasts cutting-edge features and luxurious comfort."

Take a look inside the property

In terms of its eco-friendly features, Windmill Cottage has photovoltaic solar lenses which generate 10KW of electricity daily, an Air2air Ground source heat pump, triple-glazed Norwegian windows and an electric car charging point.

The kitchen/breakfast roomThe kitchen/breakfast room (Image: Mann/Zoopla)

Moving around the house, you can find a contemporary sitting room which has its own HD projector and remote-controlled screen.

Meanwhile, the open-plan kitchen/breakfast/family room is equipped with "high-spec Miele appliances".

Additionally, it is bathed in natural light "emphasising ceramic tiles, LED lights, and exposed oak beams".

One of the bedroomsOne of the bedrooms (Image: Mann/Zoopla)

Elsewhere, there are five "tastefully decorated" bedrooms each with three-metre high ceilings and "carefully crafted" headboards.

The master suite has an en-suite shower room alongside a walk-in wardrobe, whilst two of the other bedrooms offer walk-in wardrobes and separate en-suite shower rooms.

The profile adds: "Bedrooms four and five share a jack and jill self-contained area, presenting a four-piece family shower/bathroom adorned with a modern freestanding oval bath."

One of the en-suite shower roomsOne of the en-suite shower rooms (Image: Mann/Zoopla)

Alongside that, there is a staircase which goes to the upper level of the house which has a study and a library.

Externally, there are a range of outbuildings on the grounds including secure parking for multiple vehicles in the quadruple garaging.

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Meanwhile, there are lush garden areas with lavender, rose bushes, and shingled borders surrounding a "captivating water feature".

The swimming poolThe swimming pool (Image: Mann/Zoopla)

One of the highlights of the property is its heated swimming pool which is said to provide an "opulent retreat" which comes with a shower/changing room.

The profile adds: "Strategically positioned for convenient access to local shops in Hedge End and Botley, Windmill Cottage offers comprehensive amenities with Hedge End retail parks and Southampton city centre nearby."