Little Somborne

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Introduction

1 The Granary is one of a delightful arrangement of five barn conversions completed in a contemporary modern styling yet retaining much of its intrinsic charm and character. The position is enviable with idyllic rural surroundings of uninterrupted Test Valley countryside, yet just a short drive from Winchester and Stockbridge. The property has been tastefully designed and provides an ideal contemporary social flow enhanced by a stylish vaulted ceiling to the sitting room with feature turning glass and oak staircase and luxurious open plan kitchen/dining room. There are two large double bedrooms on the first floor supplemented by a stylish family bathroom. Charming features include original exposed beams from the barn which fuse seamlessly with high quality finishes including Travetine and engineered oak flooring to the ground floor. Externally, there is parking for two cars with ample visitor spaces and there is a private courtyard garden for alfresco dining in addition to a mature private detached garden which includes a timber workshop, ideal for summer entertaining. An energy efficient shared ground source heat pump provides underfloor heating and hot water. Little Somborne is a delightful hamlet, well situated for easy access to major road networks, London, Winchester and the New Forest National Park.

Description

The timber panelled front door opens from the side elevation into the beautifully presented hallway offering a glimpse of the open plan flow and features the cloakroom and cupboard hosting the pressurised cylinder and underfloor heating manifold. The kitchen living dining room is tastefully decorated in neutral tones and Travetine flooring. The kitchen area features modern cream gloss fronted wall and base cabinets with complementary granite work surfaces. Integrated Neff appliances include an electric oven, four ring induction hob with extractor over, eye level microwave, washer dryer machine and dishwasher. Oak steps descend into the vaulted living area which is both bright and airy hosting ample space for seating and centred upon a wood burning stove with French doors to the courtyard garden. The oak and glass turning staircase is a feature of the property and leads up to the galleried landing. Both bedrooms are well proportioned and benefit from vaulted ceiling. The bedrooms are served by the attractive modern four piece family bathroom with corner shower cubicle, bath, wash hand basin with vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail.

Outside

The property is accessed from a private road serving the five barns. To the front of the property are two parking spaces and a share of two brick built storage sheds. To the rear of the property is small courtyard style garden ideal for dining. A detached larger garden is accessed from the parking area via double wooden pedestrian gates leading to the large patio terrace framed by pergola adorned in Wisteria and a large oak shed which doubles up as a summer house. The gardens are mature and flourishing with an array of attractive shrubs and plants.

Location

The popular Test Valley hamlet of Little Somborne remains beautifully unspoilt, surrounded by picturesque countryside with an abundance of bridleways and footpaths, being close to Farley Mount Country Park. The hamlet is well located for amenities in the local Georgian market town of Stockbridge with its renowned butcher, traditional shops and eateries. More extensive facilities and ideal commuting including a mainline railway station direct to London can be found in the cathedral city of Winchester some 10 minutes drive away whilst Southampton is just a 25 minute drive. There are excellent educational establishments close by.

Agent Note

Situated within an exclusive development served by a shared ground source heat pump, a bio digester sewage treatment plant, rainwater harvester and mains water. The property was extended in 2014 and benefits from underfloor heating to both floors. We understand there is an annual management charge of £266 per annum and the property is Freehold. The rateable value is Band D.

Directions

From Romsey take the A3057 to King's Somborne turning right at The Crown Inn and left into Winchester Road. Continue for approximately 2 miles turning left on the bend to Little Somborne and Park Farm can be found on the left hand side after a short distance.

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Charles Powell

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