Nestled on a corner plot with a private wrap-around garden and generous parking, Cherrydene stands as a charming family residence in the picturesque village of Botley. Believed to have origins dating back to 1790, this period home boasts a plethora of timeless features, such as a cosy wood-burning stove, as well as other elements sourced from a nearby church. The accommodation includes four bedrooms, featuring en suite amenities for the master bedroom. It also encompasses a spacious 22-ft living room, a separate dining room, and a well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room with an accompanying utility space and conservatory.
'The present owners have upgraded the property by installing triple glazing at the front and installing a new gas central heating system.'
Upon entering the ground floor, you are welcomed by an entrance hall that provides access to a spacious storage cupboard and a convenient ground floor cloakroom featuring a W/C and wash hand basin. The 22-foot living room boasts an oak floor, a distinctive wood-burning stove, a triple glazed window at the front, and twin authentic church windows, salvaged from a nearby local church. French doors in the living room open up to the rear garden. The well-equipped kitchen includes a double oven, induction hob, integrated dishwasher, fridge, breakfast bar, water purifier taps, and solid worktops. Additionally, there is a dining room measuring 12 feet 1 inch by 11 feet 4 inches, which can also serve as a ground floor bedroom. Connected to the kitchen is a conservatory, with the apron replaced approximately five years ago, leading to a utility room.
The first floor of the property features four bedrooms, with the two largest rooms boasting built-in wardrobes for ample storage. The master bedroom is equipped with en suite facilities, which include an electric shower, a low-level W/C, and a wash hand basin. The main bathroom on this floor is furnished with a shower, a low-level W/C, and a wash hand basin. Notably, the eaves cupboard in the main bedroom houses the hot water tank, providing convenient access to this essential utility.
The outdoor space features a generous expanse of lush lawn, providing a verdant and inviting setting for various outdoor activities. Complementing the lawn, there is a well-designed patio area, offering a charming spot for outdoor seating, dining, or relaxation. The garden is adorned with a captivating water feature, powered conveniently from strategically placed sockets. Additional power sockets are thoughtfully distributed around the garden and at the front of the property, catering to the needs of various electrical devices for diverse purposes. The property is completely enclosed, bordered by a combination of fences and hedging, ensuring privacy and security. A versatile summer house on the premises provides a range of options for use; previously accommodating a hot tub, it currently serves as an on-site gym. Ample parking is available at the rear of the property, offering convenient access. A substantial out building, upgraded within the last two years, stands on the property, offering generous storage space. The building is well-lit, and recent improvements include a secure frontage, enhancing the overall safety and aesthetics of the area.
SITUATION & AMENITIES
Nestled in the beautiful village of Botley, the property enjoys a fantastic location that seamlessly blends tranquillity with accessibility. The village itself exudes charm, characterized by picturesque surroundings and a welcoming community atmosphere. Residents benefit from the proximity to two nearby train stations, facilitating convenient travel, while the Whiteley and Hedge End shopping centres offer diverse retail and entertainment options.
The strategic location also ensures easy access to the M27 motorway and Southampton Airport, adding a layer of convenience for those with travel requirements. Additionally, excellent bus services connect Botley to neighbouring areas, particularly Eastleigh and Southampton, enhancing the property's connectivity and making it an ideal residence for those seeking both a serene village lifestyle and accessibility to key amenities and transportation hubs.
The property benefits from UPVC double glazing and gas central heating. Council tax band (if known) E. EPC rating C