An attractive detached family residence incorporating an impressive one bedroom self-contained annex, situated in a sought after, non-estate position in Locks Heath. This superbly presented home benefits from spacious family living accommodation arranged over two floors, that comprises a generously sized kitchen/diner, double aspect lounge with wood burning stove and another ground floor reception room that is currently utilised as a home office. Outside, the property is set well back from Heath Road, with a sweeping driveway providing parking for several vehicles behind a set of gates. There is a large double garage with a pitched roof above that has power and lighting connected. The property is situated on a plot of approximately 1/6th of an acre, with the rear garden enjoying a most private southerly outlook.
The property is entered through a double glazed door leading to a light and welcoming entrance hall with a tiled floor and a solid wooden staircase that rises to the first floor. There is a good sized storage cupboard, ideal for coats and shoes and a door leading to a downstairs cloak room with a low level W/C and a wash hand basin. The 22ft double aspect sitting room provides a comfortable space to enjoy family time, with ample room for large furniture and a feature wood burning stove making the perfect focal point. Double glazed French doors open out onto the rear patio area and twin windows to the front aspect allow natural light into the room. Having been extended with an impressive vaulted ceiling, the superb kitchen/diner really is the heart of the home. Measuring a sizable 19ft it comprises a generous range of wall mounted storage cupboards with under lights, low level base units and drawers to match, with a granite work surface. Fitted appliances include a double electric oven with a separate gas hob and an extractor chimney above. There is space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer, a built in dishwasher and integral microwave. Accessed from the entrance hall and originally the dining room, this versatile room is currently used as a study although it could also make an excellent family room or play room if desired.
A split level wooden staircase leads to the first floor landing with access to the roof space provided via a loft hatch. The first floor accommodates four generously sized double bedrooms, each with fitted wardrobe space, with the master having recently refitted en-suite facilities that comprise of a double shower and a wash hand basin. The family bathroom has also been recently been refitted with a white suite, having a panel bath with mixer tap, low level W/C, wash hand basin and non slip floor.
Constructed in 1995, by Southampton based building firm Barfoot and Powell, this one bedroom self-contained annex with fully tiled floor is situated at the rear of the garage to the south side of the property. Boasting a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a fully tiled shower room, handy storage space and a lounge opening into a fitted kitchen, this would make an ideal home for an older teenager or an elderly relative wanting their own personal space.
Well set back from Heath Road, the property is accessed through a set of gates leading to a completely private and enclosed front garden measuring approximately 60ft. A long sweeping driveway provides ample parking and excellent security for those with a motor home or a small boat. The front lawns are neatly kept with attractive planting and a high fence providing a good level of privacy. There is also an electric car charging point. The rear of the property adopts a secluded southerly outlook with the rear garden being mainly laid to lawn, with a patio area and a raised flower bed planted with some seasonal shrubs. There is a second patio area behind the annex, providing good storage space, and room for a garden shed. The double garage benefits from a pitched roof, and has power, lighting and a socket for a welding machine. A personal door leads to a covered porch area that provides easy access to the front aspect through an iron gate. There is a handy outside store next to the annex.
SITUATION AND AMENITIES
Locks Heath is located close to the River Hamble in the south of Hampshire with easy access to sought after local schools. The Locks Heath shopping centre is located a short distance away with excellent facilities that include a Waitrose, restaurants, a pub and other local amenities. Locks Heath has good rail links and easy access to the M27.
The property benefits from UPVC double glazing, and gas central heating.
Band F (Main House)
Band A ( Annex)