With views across adjacent fields, this spacious character home comes with four double bedrooms and the property has been thoughtfully extended several years ago by the current vendors, yet still retains a wealth of both charm and character. Accommodation on the ground floor briefly comprises a 22ft sitting room, family room/snug, large dining room and stunning 25ft kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot room and downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor there are then four double bedrooms with a walk-in wardrobe to the master, modern en-suite and family bathroom. Additional benefits include off-road parking for numerous vehicles, double garage with fully boarded loft room and adjoining office along with an attractive larger than average rear garden. To fully appreciate both the accommodation on offer and the property's location, an early viewing truly is a must.
Location Durley benefits from a popular primary school, village church, has two pubs and also benefits from being conveniently close to both the pretty market towns of Bishops Waltham and Wickham, neighbouring Botley which has a mainline railway station is also nearby, and is approximately 20 minutes away from Southampton Airport along with all main motorway access routes also being within easy reach.
Inside The house is approached via an electric gate and a shingled driveway and leads to an oak front door. Opening directly through to a beautiful dining room, which has a double glazed window to the front, the main focal point of the room is the beautiful open fireplace with inset wood burning stove. There are stairs to one side of the room and oak flooring which continues through to an open inner hallway from which further doors then lead through to a boot room and modern downstairs cloakroom. A beautiful 22ft sitting room has a window to the front, a fireplace with inset wood burning stove, oak flooring, TV and power points. Whilst the family room has a set of French doors leading out onto the rear patio area, oak flooring, TV point and an archway to one wall that leads directly through to the heart of the house – the stunning 25ft kitchen/breakfast/dining room. The kitchen has been fitted with a modern matching range of cream wall and base units with cupboards and drawers under and then solid granite worktops. There is a beautiful central island with oak worktops along with a range of built-in appliances including a double width Smeg oven with five ring gas hob and extractor above, built-in dishwasher and space for a double width fridge/freezer. The room also has oak flooring continuing through to the dining area which has double glazed windows along one side with double glazed French doors at the end leading out onto the rear patio area. The utility room has a window to the side and is fitted with an oak worktop with various appliance space under, with the room also housing the gas central heating boiler.
On the first floor landing there is access to the loft, a door leading through to the master bedroom which is a lovely bright room and overlooks the rear garden. A door to one side then leads through to a large walk-in wardrobe which is fitted with a range of shelving and hanging rails. The room is also en-suite and has been fitted with a modern shower cubicle, matching wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, complementary tiling and spotlights. Bedrooms two and three, which are both good size double rooms, overlook the front of the property and enjoy views over adjacent fields, have cast-iron fireplaces with bedroom three also benefitting from a fitted bookcase with cupboards below. The fourth bedroom, which is used as a guest bedroom, is also a double room and has a window to the side whilst the modern family bathroom with suite comprising a panel enclosed bath with shower over, matching wash hand basin and WC then completes the first floor accommodation.
Outside To the front of the property there is an electric gate and then shingled driveway, which extends along the side of the house leading to a detached double garage with an electric roll up door and which also has a fully boarded loft space and window to the front along with power and light. There is then an adjoining office which has two windows overlooking the rear garden and cloakroom to one side. A wrought iron gate then leads on to the rear paved patio area leading on to a larger than average rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn yet well stocked with a wide variety of mature flower, trees and shrubs. There is also a further wooden single garage at the end of the garden and barked children's play area to the side.
Sitting room 22' 8" x 10' 4" (6.91m x 3.15m)
dining room 17' 5" x 14' 3" (5.31m x 4.34m)
family room/snug 12' 3" x 10' 9" (3.73m x 3.28m)
kitchen/breakfast/dining room 25' 5" x 11' 3" (7.75m x 3.43m)
master bedroom 14' 1" x 12' 2" (4.29m x 3.71m)
bedroom two 12' 6" x 11' 1" (3.81m x 3.38m)
bedroom three 12' 5" x 10' 8" (3.78m x 3.25m)
bedroom four 10' 8" x 9' 6" (3.25m x 2.9m)
double garage 16' 2" x 15' 8" (4.93m x 4.78m)
office 13' 4" x 8' 9" (4.06m x 2.67m)