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4 bed detached house for sale

£1,395,000

Abbotts Drove, West Wellow, Romsey SO51

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Property features

  • Ideal for the equestrian enthusiast
  • Impressive country residence extending to 3200 sqft
  • One of the most idyllic New Forest locations in Canada Road
  • Beautiful gardens and paddocks extending to ten acres
  • Stabling and direct forest riding access
  • Supplementary self contained one bedroom annex
  • Four large bedrooms
  • Farmhouse style country residence
  • Garaging and parking for several vehicles

Property description

An exquisite secluded and tranquil setting within one of the New Forest’s most sought after addresses is the host for this impressive individual residence enjoying a discreet position within landscaped formal gardens and paddocks extending to ten acres.

Owners Comments
“We love wandering around the garden through all the changing seasons and have enjoyed the total seclusion and tranquillity our location affords. Our enthusiasm to keep horses has been fulfilled perfectly with ample stabling, paddocks and direst forest riding access.”

“Canada Common is the most friendly of neighbourhoods with a strong community spirit, beautiful New Forest countryside and a great local pub within a quick stroll.”

Introduction
Ideal for the equestrian enthusiast, Pond Cottage is beautifully tucked away at the head of a private country lane upon Canada Road surrounded by farmland and offering extensive stabling and paddocks with direct New Forest riding. Constructed by our clients in 1996, this country home offers wonderful formal gardens designed to provide meandering lawns through magnificent well stocked borders concealing interesting secluded areas, including several terrace seating areas, an orchard, a natural pond feature and kitchen garden. This is all supplemented by an impressive array of outbuildings including storage barns, stabling, garaging and car ports.

The well present accommodation offers a traditional flow, centred upon the lovely farmhouse kitchen breakfast room with versatile reception rooms and four well proportioned bedrooms on the first floor. Many of the rooms enjoy double or triple aspects affording much natural light but moreover wonderful views to the New Forest.

The living space is also supplemented by a useful self contained annex offering ideal dual occupancy accommodation or potential income whilst the idyllic riding and paddocks would suit the equestrian enthusiast.

Description
A hardwood and stain glass door opens into the wide entrance hall which offers access to principal rooms as well as a downstairs cloakroom. The property offers a farmhouse feel with natural wood finishes and rustic tiling typified by the substantial kitchen breakfast room which centres upon a feature Royal Blue Aga and an extensive range of wooden eye and base level units. There is generous space for a family breakfast table and chairs and space for a central island. To one side is a pretty built in dresser and a large pantry. Integrated appliances include an electric halogen hob with extractor hood, built in microwave combination oven, dishwasher and fridge. The kitchen is supplemented by a useful utility room/boot room with further storage cupboards which flows into the feature Victorian styled conservatory offering delightful views and access to the stunning garden.

The dining room is a wonderful formal entertainment venue of good proportions with a feature cast iron and tile open fireplace and oak surround. Triple in aspect, with a door to the garden, there is also a large recess which can serve as a study area. The sitting room is also triple in aspect with the focal point of an attractive open fireplace and double doors to the gardens. The master bedroom affords triple aspect views across the paddocks to the New forest and hosts triple wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom comprising high level WC, wash hand basin, clawfoot free standing bath and separate shower cubicle. Bedroom two and three feature fitted wardrobes and the fourth bedroom has a front aspect. The family bathroom hosts a matching white bathroom suite with a separate shower cubicle. There is also a useful airing cupboard and loft access on the landing.

Outside
The property is approached via a private country lane and offers separate access to the house and the annex. The formal gardens are both stunning and interesting comprising manicured lawns meandering through beautiful well stocked borders offering both tranquillity and seclusion with feature courtyard terraces, a pond setting, orchard and productive growing area. A large sun terrace adjoins the rear elevations bordered by beautiful flower beds which are ideal entertainment or relaxation venues taking advantage of all day sunshine. Beyond the mature hedges the paddocks border the New Forest and are served by a five stable block and substantial storage barn offering further stabling and lockable stores.

The annex is accessed independently by electric double gates and offers kitchenette with fitted appliances, shower room, sitting room and bedroom heated via electric radiators. The accommodation is largely first floor positioned over a double garage block and adjacent to a large car port with spacious turning area and separate garden.

Location
Canada Road is a premier address which lies on the south west fringes of the sought after village of West Wellow, and has now become recognised as a hamlet in itself and which leads directly onto the picturesque Canada Common and the open forest. Extensive day to day amenities are extremely well provided for and include a post office, convenience store, butchers, grocers, bakery, hardware shop, pharmacy, hairdressers, primary school, church, garage and choice of public houses all of which are within walking distance. The location is also ideal for those requiring good access onto main roads, motorways and rail links, whilst Romsey, Lyndhurst, Salisbury, Southampton and Winchester are all only a short drive away.

Agents Notes
The property is served by oil fired central heating and mains drainage with double glazing throughout. The annex offers the opportunity to host a relative or can offer a useful income having a separate access and garden. There are several stabling options and direct New Forest riding access.


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Market activity
Average price paid £352,068 Sales 448 Current average value £430,060 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £15,648 ▲ 3.78%

Property value data/graphs for SO51

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £631,245 £364 4.0 £536,579
Semi-detached £339,577 £333 3.1 £305,834
Terraced £288,865 £338 2.8 £290,696
Flats £225,138 £339 1.7 £214,821

Current asking prices in SO51

Average: £529,364
Avg. current asking prices in SO51
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £178,875
(8)
£314,869
(8)
£361,075
(20)
£664,953
(37)
£730,990
(10)
Flats £212,062
(12)
£271,848
(16)
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All £198,788
(20)
£286,188
(24)
£361,075
(20)
£664,953
(37)
£730,990
(10)

Current asking rents in SO51

Average: £1,058 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SO51
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £912 pcm
(2)
£900 pcm
(4)
£1,216 pcm
(6)
£1,651 pcm
(1)
£2,752 pcm
(1)
Flats £679 pcm
(6)
£839 pcm
(2)
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All £737 pcm
(8)
£880 pcm
(6)
£1,216 pcm
(6)
£1,651 pcm
(1)
£2,752 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for SO51

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Doctors Hill £1,000,261
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The Abbey £961,001
Highest turnover in SO51
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Newlyn Walk 58.3%
Botley Road 50.9%
Little Meads 45.5%
Hayter Gardens 44.8%
Bramble Drive 42.1%

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Nearby transport

  • Romsey (4.6 miles)
  • Mottisfont & Dunbridge (5.3 miles)
  • Totton (5.5 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (10.0 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (16.8 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (56.9 miles)
  • Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal (9.1 miles)
  • Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal (9.2 miles)
  • Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal (10.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Wellow School (1.4 miles)
  • Copythorne CofE Infant School (2.3 miles)
  • The New Forest CofE (VA) Primary School (2.5 miles)
  • Minstead Training Project (4.3 miles)
  • Totton College (4.4 miles)
  • Richard Taunton Sixth Form College (7.8 miles)
  • Hampshire Collegiate School (2.6 miles)
  • St Edward's School (2.9 miles)
  • Stanbridge Earls School (4.3 miles)
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£4,930 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 139,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,452 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £24/mo (£288/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £58 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £116/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £283 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /mo
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