A truly unique opportunity to purchase this five bedroom detached family home, having been designed and constructed by the current owners in the mid 1970's. The property is set within an overall plot size of over four acres, in a beautiful rural location in the heart of Durley. The property has a lovely light and airy feel throughout and has been in more recent years improved by the current owners to include re-fitted kitchen and bathrooms. The accommodation briefly comprises double front doors opening into an entrance porch leading to the entrance hall, 23ft sitting room, dining room, conservatory, 22ft kitchen /breakfast room, study and cloakroom. On the first floor is a spacious landing, 23ft master bedroom, en-suite, four further bedrooms and family bathroom. Additional benefits include a large driveway leading to the detached double garage and providing parking for numerous vehicles, heated 30ft swimming pool, beautifully landscaped gardens including a wildlife pond in addition to a separate stable block comprised of potentially eight stables and two garages with separate vehicular access. Whilst the stables are currently used as storage only, they do offer huge potential for several uses and the opportunity to create superb facilities. The property offers good-sized flexible accommodation throughout along with the potential to extend and would be ideal for anyone looking to put their own stamp on the property. Rarely available to the market, an early viewing truly is a must to appreciate all that the property offers including its land and location.
Location Situated in the heart of Durley, in a rural location, the property offers a secluded feel along with the convenience of having a range of amenities close at hand. Durley itself benefits from two superb pubs – the Robin Hood and the Farmer's Home, along with an exceptional primary school – rated Ofsted outstanding. Durley also offers a network of riding routes and accessible bridleways along with being only a stone's throw away from the pretty market towns of both Bishops Waltham and Wickham, with neighbouring Hedge End offering convenient transport links including a mainline railway station, M27 motorway links and the out-of-town retail park.
Inside The house is approached via a long sweeping driveway which in turn leads to the double front doors opening into the entrance porch. From the entrance porch glazed double doors open into the spacious entrance hall which provides access to the main reception rooms, along with stairs to the first floor, storage and a cloakroom. The entrance hall has an open feel with glazed double doors opening into the sitting room and the dining room, along with recently fitted light wood effect flooring which in turn runs through into the sitting room. The sitting room is a large triple aspect room with windows to the front, side and rear elevations along with a brick-built feature fireplace, inset wood burner and then has double doors leading out to the rear garden. The dining room has tiled flooring and is open plan with the conservatory which has double doors opening to a rear patio area. The kitchen measures 22ft in length and is a double aspect room with a window to the rear and side along with a door to the rear garden. The kitchen has been re-fitted with a range of light wood effect wall and base units with worktops over, complementary tiling, tiled flooring, space for a Range style cooker with extractor over, an integrated fridge/freezer and then space for a freestanding dishwasher and a one and half sink drainer. The breakfast area has a window to the side and a door leading out to the side swimming pool area. There is a linen cupboard with plumbing space for a washing machine and a Butler sink. The study is a double aspect room with windows to the front and side whilst the cloakroom has a window to the front, wash hand basin and WC with complementary tiling.
On the first floor the 21ft landing has a window overlooking the front of the property, driveway and garden and also has a large airing cupboard along with loft access. The master bedroom measures 23ft in length and is a triple aspect room with windows to the front, rear and side along with a range of fitted wardrobes and benefits from en-suite facilities. The en-suite has a window to the front and has been re-fitted with a panel enclosed bath, separate shower, bidet, wash hand basin, WC and complementary tiling. Bedroom two is a good-sized room and has fitted wardrobes whilst bedroom three is also located to the rear of the property with a window overlooking the rear garden. Bedroom four has the benefit of fitted wardrobes and being a double aspect room with windows to the front and side, whilst bedroom five has a window to the rear and fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has been re-fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panel enclosed bath, wash hand basin, WC, complementary tiling and has a window to the front aspect.
Outside The property is approached via a long sweeping tarmac driveway which provides ample off-road parking for numerous vehicles and leads to a detached double garage. The garage has a single up and over door, pedestrian side access, power and light. The property's main gardens are laid to lawn and bordered by mature trees and shrub boundaries, with various paved patio seating areas. To the side of the property is a large heated outdoor swimming pool which measures 30ft in length, has a slide and a raised seating area, which is ideal for outside entertaining. Whilst the remaining gardens are mainly laid to lawn, to the front of the property there is a large wildlife pond surrounded by trees and shrubs. Adjacent to the property is detached stabling which is a made up of eight stables and two large garages (one with an electric roller door and the other a manual roller door), creating a courtyard area. The stabling benefits from separate vehicular access from the main driveway and whilst currently used for storage only offers potential for several uses. The additional grounds run adjacent to the property's main garden and are bordered by mature trees and shrubs and are currently used for grazing land, which is enclosed by fencing.
Sitting room 23' 1" x 14' 5" (7.04m x 4.39m)
dining room 10' 7" x 8' 9" (3.23m x 2.67m)
conservatory 12' 2" x 9' 2" (3.71m x 2.79m)
kitchen/breakfast room 22' 2" x 8' 9" (6.76m x 2.67m)
study 9' 1" x 8' 8" (2.77m x 2.64m)
master bedroom 23' 6" x 10' 9" (7.16m x 3.28m)
bedroom two 10' 8" x 9' 2" (3.25m x 2.79m)
bedroom three 10' 7" x 9' 1" (3.23m x 2.77m)
bedroom four 9' 2" x 8' 8" (2.79m x 2.64m)
bedroom five 10' 7" x 7' 7" (3.23m x 2.31m)