Woodlands

£900,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Introduction

An attractive and individual forest residence offering spacious and versatile accommodation set in a tree lined mature plot extending to approximately 0.5 of an acre. Woodlands Road remains one of the most desirable locations locally, conveniently positioned on the edge of the open forest yet within easy reach of commuter links, including the motorway networks and direct rail services to London Waterloo from Ashurst Station. The extensive accommodation offers five bedrooms with a generous en-suite bathroom to the principal room, complemented by four reception rooms which includes a dual aspect sitting room in excess of 31 ft, as well as a kitchen breakfast room with adjoining utility. The family room has been adapted to a house bar, a superb venue for entertaining and family gatherings. The grounds are well tended and provide a wonderfully private outdoor space bordered by a variety of impressive oak trees and a superb redwood in the rear garden. A spacious tiled patio seating area meets the expanse of lawn extending to the rear boundary. Ample parking is available in the gated gravel driveway as well as the double detached garage with remote up and over door.

Description

A timber frame and brick pillar open porch form the attractive main entrance with a part glazed front door opening to the reception with fitted storage for coats and shoes to either side. Inner French doors open into the welcoming entrance hall fitted with oak effect flooring and tasteful décor with access to a cloakroom and storage cupboard. To the left hand side, the impressive sitting room enjoys views to the front and rear aspect with a feature coal effect gas fire and sliding patio doors. The light and airy garden room provides a relaxing reception space, centrally heated for all year round usage. The sizeable dining room adjoins the sitting room with bay windows overlooking the mature garden and a serving hatch to the kitchen. The family room is a great social space and features a gas fireplace and bespoke bar. The kitchen breakfast room is equipped with a range of oak fronted wall and base units with a contrasting roll top worksurface. Integrated appliances include an eye level double oven, microwave, gas hob with extractor hood over, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Ample space is available for dining with a rear door to the garden and adjacent utility room which hosts the gas fired boiler and provides additional space and plumbing for white goods.

The first floor landing hosts a large airing cupboard and immersion tank and serves the four double and one single bedrooms. The principal, second and third bedrooms all boast built in storage with a sizeable en-suite bathroom to the main bedroom, with separate shower, vanity unit with mounted basin and low-level WC. The loft space is accessed via a hatch in bedroom three. The family bathroom offers a panelled bath, separate shower, vanity unit with wash basin, low-level WC and heated towel rail.

Outside

Lauryan House shares its entrance with Woodlands Ridge Nursing Home with a private gated driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles. The attractive frontage is screened by mature trees to the walled front boundary. The detached double garage is fitted with a remote electric door with a patio area and pergola to the rear. The beautiful gardens extend to approximately 0.5 of an acre punctuated with a variety of mature trees, including oaks and a redwood, all creating a colourful and wonderfully private setting. A raised patio seating area is great for entertaining with steps ascending to the well tended lawn extending to the rear boundary and beautifully screened by mature trees.

Location

Woodlands is located within the desirable New Forest National Park which offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits and places of interest with many sophisticated restaurants and amenities. Locally, there is an excellent primary school, church, public house and ideal commuter links with the M27, Southampton and its direct train links and airport whilst private schooling in the area is particularly well regarded.

Agent Note

A substantial five bedroom detached home benefitting from all mains services including gas fired central heating and double glazing throughout.

Directions

From our office proceed South East on the A36 and straight over the M27 motorway onto the A326. At the second roundabout take the third exit and turn left into Woodlands Road at the White Horse Public House. Proceed past The Game Keeper public house and Lauryan House can be found on the right hand side

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Charles Powell

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