Property summary 'High Manesty' is an impressive individually designed, detached family home which has been extended by the current owners since the original house was built in 1989. It sits proudly, elevated with gardens on all aspects, the total plot extending approximately 2.573 acres. The versatile accommodation is laid out over two primary floors with, what could be arranged as a two bedroom annexe on one wing and a four bedroom house on the other. The living space extends approximately 3,450 sq ft, with a spacious drawing room and both the master and second bedrooms have 'Cathedral' style windows, taking advantage of light and the views of the gardens and woodland beyond. The primary accommodation comprises; hallway, cloakroom, dining room, home office, 33' drawing room and kitchen / breakfast room on the ground floor with four double bedrooms, two having en-suite shower rooms and a family bathroom to the primary house, with a two bedroom annexe with its own living room, kitchen and shower room on the other wing. To the front of the property is a gated entrance leading to car parking, garaging and workshop area, to the rear are mature gardens with wild flower areas, trees, bushes and evergreens. Although being set in a semi-rural location 'High Manesty' is only a short distance from the popular and historic market town of Wickham (Hampshire Village of the Year 2007). Wickham has a variety of highly regarded restaurants, pubs and small shops as well as a number of historic buildings, commutable road links to the major south coast cities of Portsmouth and Southampton are accessible via junctions 8 or 9 of the M27 with international ferry ports and Eastleigh airport within easy reach.
Across country is easy access to the mainline rail links from Southampton Airport, Parkway and Botley train stations with links to London Waterloo taking approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes and 1 hour and 30 minutes respectively. Located in the countryside the beautiful Meon Valley is on the doorstep or for those looking for sailing facilities the River Hamble and Solent are nearby, highly regarded schools in Titchfield, Winchester and Petersfield as well as primary schooling in Wickham are all nearby.
Entrance Tarmac driveway with wooden borders, mature shrubs and evergreens leading to pillared gateway with wrought iron soldier railed gates, providing vehicular and pedestrian access, leading to turning and parking area with brick retaining walls, blue brick coping stones and off road car parking for numerous cars, twin open sided garage and separate store / workshop, pathway to right hand side of the property, brick steps with curved retaining walls leading to covered porch with external lighting and pathway to one side. Main front door with bulls eye glass panel with arched double glazed panel over, leading to:
Hallway High ceiling with coving, tiled flooring, radiator, door to annexe / guest wing, steps leading up to reception area with full height windows and doors leading to rear terrace and views over garden, double radiator, tongue and groove panelled ceiling with spotlight, opening leading to dining room.
Separate cloakroom Low level w.C, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic tiled to half wall level with dado rail over, radiator, tongue and groove panelled ceiling with spotlights and skylight window, panelled door.
Dining room 22' 5" decreasing to x 14' 8" (6.83m x 4.47m) Increasing to a maximum of 19'3", full height windows and glazed panelled door leading to rear terrace, doorway to kitchen, double radiator, textured ceiling and coving, wall lights, wood surround fireplace with marble inlay and hearth with log burner (not tested), wood laminate flooring, power points, stained skirting boards, full height hardwood double glazed windows to front aspect overlooking driveway and lawn, doorway leading to:
Drawing room 33' 0" max x 18' 9" max (10.06m x 5.72m) Full height hardwood double glazed windows to front aspect overlooking driveway and garden, wooden flooring, LED ceiling downlighters, wall up-lighters, three radiators, double glazed hardwood surround doors to side aspect with panelled windows to either side overlooking gardens, full height double glazed hardwood surround window to rear aspect overlooking patio and garden beyond, stained skirting boards, power points.
Home office 10' 5" x 9' 4" (3.18m x 2.84m) Hardwood surround double glazed window to front aspect overlooking driveway and lawn with radiator under, wood laminate flooring, wall mounted electric consumer box, textured ceiling and coving, panelled door, power points, wall up-lighters.
Kitchen / breakfast room 20' 5" x 16' 9" (6.22m x 5.11m) Dining Area: Full height double glazed hardwood surround windows and double French doors opening onto terrace and rear garden, tiled flooring, power points, part tongue and groove ceiling with ceiling spotlights, double radiator, triple aspect hardwood double glazed windows to rear aspect and doorway leading to rear garden. Peninsular style divide leading to kitchen area, understairs walk-in larder with tiled flooring, range of shelving and spotlights, opening with landing and staircase rising to first floor. Kitchen Area: Comprehensive range of wood fronted wall and floor units with granite work surface and matching granite splashback, range of drawer units, pelmet over window with two built-in glazed fronted storage cupboards to either side, inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under, dishwasher point, space for American style fridge/freezer with cold water supply and shelving over, space for a freestanding Range cooker, plate racks and corner shelving to left hand side of sink.
First floor Accessed from kitchen / breakfast room, with return staircase rising to first floor landing, balustrade, feature full height wood surround double glazed window to rear aspect with views over rear garden and woodland beyond, ceiling LED downlighters and coving, radiator, power points, two hardwood double glazed windows to side aspect overlooking garden, doors to primary rooms, built-in airing cupboard housing immersion tank (not tested) with range of shelving, radiator, power points.
Master bedroom 18' 9" x 15' 9" (5.72m x 4.8m) Measurements do not include recessed area for door opening, access to walk in wardrobe, stained skirting boards, power points, feature vaulted ceiling measuring approximately 15' in height with impressive hardwood double glazed 'Cathedral' style window to one end overlooking driveway, garden and woodland beyond, double glazed window to side aspect overlooking garden, wall lights and feature colour changing uplighters, power points, radiator, door to:
En-suite walk in wet room 9' 5" x 5' 10" (2.87m x 1.78m) Tiled flooring, chrome heated towel rail, close coupled w.C with twin flush, contemporary style vanity wash hand basin with wash drawers under and mixer tap, ceramic tiled to half wall level. Double glazed hardwood window to side aspect overlooking gardens. Extractor fan, ceiling LED downlighters. To one end is a power rain shower with separate shower attachment, glass screen and central floor drain away.
Walk in wardrobe Ceiling LED downlighters, access to loft space, wood laminate flooring, hanging rails and radiator.
Bedroom 2 15' 4" x 9' 9" (4.67m x 2.97m) Feature vaulted ceiling measuring approximately 15'9" in height, wall lights and feature colour changing uplighter, stained skirting boards, power points, radiator, door to hallway, feature 'Cathedral' style window to rear aspect with double glazed hardwood windows with outstanding views over rear garden and woodland beyond.
Bedroom 3 14' 7" x 12' 0" (4.44m x 3.66m) Hardwood double glazed window to front aspect overlooking driveway and gardens with radiator under, ceiling coving, power points, panelled door.
Family bathroom 11' 0" x 6' 2" (3.35m x 1.88m) White suite comprising; close coupled w.C with twin flush, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment with shelf to one end. Tiles to walls and floor, ceiling coving, textured ceiling with spotlights, double glazed frosted glass window to side aspect, chrome heated towel rail, corner power shower cubicle with curved panelled door & shelving.
Bedroom 4 14' 7" x 10' 7" (4.44m x 3.23m) Decreasing to 8'3" at narrowest point, dual aspect hardwood double glazed windows overlooking gardens on both sides. Textured ceiling and coving, radiator, power points, wall lights, panelled door, bracket for wall mounted T.V., stained skirting boards, door to:
En-suite shower room Fully ceramic tiled power shower cubicle with panelled door, built-in storage cupboard to one side, fully tiled to floor and walls, corner close coupled w.C with twin flush, double glazed frosted glass window to side aspect, textured ceiling, coving and spotlights, contemporary glass wash hand basin with mixer tap and matching glass shelf under, chrome heated towel rail, mirror with lighting.
Annexe / guest suite Accessed from the ground floor main hallway is a door leading to an inner hallway with balustrade staircase rising to first floor, alarm panel, tiled flooring, built-in storage cupboard with rail and shelf, doorway to:
Hallway Radiator, textured ceiling and coving, laminate flooring, built-in storage cupboard with range of shelving.
Kitchen / utility room 7' 8" x 6' 7" (2.34m x 2.01m) Range of wall and floor units with roll top work surface, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under, eye level microwave with storage cupboards over and under, washing machine point, ceramic tiled surrounds, electric cooker point, space for tumble dryer, space for fridge freezer, textured ceiling, ceiling coving and spotlights, power points, door with window to one side leading to rear garden, glazed panelled door to inner hallway.
Living room 11' 4" x 11' 2" (3.45m x 3.4m) Textured ceiling and coving, wood laminate flooring, radiator, glazed panelled door to hallway, plaster dado rail, hardwood double glazed windows to side aspect overlooking patio area, power points.
Shower room Fully ceramic tiled to floor and walls, close coupled w.C with twin flush, contemporary style circular glass wash hand basin with matching shelf under and mixer tap, corner shower cubicle with 'Mira' shower, textured ceiling and coving, ceiling spotlights, high level double glazed window to front aspect, chrome heated towel rail.
Bedroom 1 11' 3" x 9' 2" (3.43m x 2.79m) Hardwood windows to side aspect, textured ceiling and coving, radiator with shelf over.
First floor Landing:
Bedroom 2 19' 7" x 13' 6" (5.97m x 4.11m) Measurements taken from approximately 2'1" off floor level with slight eaves to ceiling restricting headroom, central ceiling height of 7'1". Wood laminate flooring, dormer hardwood double glazed window to front aspect overlooking driveway, twin velux windows to rear aspect with views over garden and woodland beyond, two radiators, power points, ceiling spotlights, access to loft space, walk-in storage cupboard with hanging rail.
Outside To the front is a tarmac driveway with wooden borders leading to pillared gateway, wrought iron arch top gateway, leading to tarmac driveway and turning area, brick retaining walls to one side with arched walls and brick staircase, leading to covered porch and main front door. To the right hand side of the driveway is a wooden built workshop / store.
Wooden built workshop / store 24' 7" x 14' 8" (7.49m x 4.47m) Twin wooden doors to one end, pitched roof, side pedestrian door, electric lighting, to one end of the garage is a shingled area with wood store and septic tank, access to further garden with shrubs and former greenhouses, a shingle pathway leads behind the detached garage block.
To the left hand side of the garage block is a hardstanding area with brick retaining wall to one side,
garage block 15' 8" x 15' 6" (4.78m x 4.72m) Pitched roof, electric lighting, open to one side. To the side of the garage accessible via a doorway is a workshop with electric lighting, windows to side and front aspects.
Gardens The total plot measures approximately 2.573 acres.
To either side of the main stairs and steps at the front of the property is a raised lawned area with mature shrubs, hedges and bushes, to the right hand side is a curved pathway leading to the rear garden. The house is elevated with lawns running down to the roadside, to the rear of the property is an oil tank and lower patio area rising to the upper lawns with a range of shrubs, evergreens and bushes with wild flowers, silver birch and oak trees, a raised flat terraced area with patio and stepping stone steps leading to larger lawn. On the lower level accessible from the hallway, kitchen, dining room and annexe is a patio area with brick retaining wall. The upper lawn is part-enclosed by open fencing with wild flower area to one side, with a small pond, mature trees, shrubs and evergreens
summerhouse 14' 3" x 12' 8" (4.34m x 3.86m) Windows and doorway overlooking the decked terrace.