Distance by Road (approx.):
Winchester 11 miles, Bishops Waltham 4 miles, M3 Jct 9/A34,11 miles, Southampton 12 miles, M27/Fareham 8 miles.
Newlook Lodge offers good family accommodation within a single storey bungalow set in an attractive well-maintained and enclosed garden with extensive views over adjoining farm and woodland with an adjoining range of extensive workshop, studio and storage facilities.
The dwelling comprises 151.9 sq.m. (1,635 sq.ft.) and the outbuildings, workshops and stores (385.1 sq.m) (4,145 sq.ft) providing enormous potential for a wide range of alternative uses, subject to Planning or Permitted Development Rights.
The property comprises in all about 0.517 acre and lies in an elevated position behind other adjoining residential property and close to an equestrian yard within the South Downs National Park and benefits from extensive and distant views over the adjoining open countryside.
Directions: See Location Plan.
From Bishops Waltham follow Hoe Road towards Swanmore. At the first crossroads in the Village turn left up into Hampton Hill and follow that road for about 1.5 miles and just beyond the entrance to Swanmore Park Farmhouse turn right where signed “Newlook” immediately after the red Royal Mail postbox. Drive in over the shared right of way concrete driveway and turn left after about 50m where signed into the yard and parking area of the property.
Alternatively coming from the north and passed Corhampton Golf Club, follow the signs to Upper Swanmore at the five crossroad junction, up over the downland and the entrance to the property will be found on the left hand side immediately before the red Royal Mail postbox on the left hand side.
Newlook Lodge is situated in a quiet rural position about 400 ft. Above sea level within easy driving distance of Winchester, Bishops Waltham, Wickham, Fareham and the Meon Valley. The M3, A34 and M27 are all within 20 minutes drive time and both Bishops Waltham and Wickham (within 10 minutes) offer all the local shopping facilities, recreational and educational establishments. Southampton, Portsmouth and Basingstoke are all within about 40 minutes drive time.
The M3 at Winchester provides good road and transport links to London and via the A34 north to Oxford and The Midlands and the M27 west to the New Forest even closer to Southampton, Fareham, Portsmouth and Chichester beyond.
The A3(M) links Petersfield and Guildford via the Hindhead Tunnel up towards London. Intercity Rail Links are available at Winchester and Petersfield, both just over 1 hour from London Waterloo and Southampton’s International Airport is within 30 minutes drive time.
This bungalow was built in the 1980’s and is of insulated timber frame and clad construction under a stone coated steel tile panelled roof with upvc double glazed windows and door fittings. The dwelling offers spacious family accommodation including living room, hallway, bathroom, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, dining/breakfast room and utility room with an attached office/store extending in all to about 1,635 sq.ft.
The living room has a fitted woodburner in a fireplace and hearth with fitted bookcase and the kitchen and breakfast room include an lpg calor gas 4-ring hob and extractor fan, 1.5 bowl sink and fitted worktop with wall and floor units and the dining/breakfast room has sliding door access out onto the south garden and paved terrace. The utility room is well fitted with wall and floor units and the outside Office or Garden Store is accessed from the back door under a screened canopy and has a concrete floor throughout with fitted shelving.
The dwelling looks south over its own well maintained mainly lawned garden with borders to the edges with concrete post and enclosed closeboarded secure timber fencing surround. Viewed over the fencing are attractive views over the adjoining farm and downland, woods and horse paddocks.
The Workshop Buildings:
In addition to the 3-bedroom dwelling there is an extensive range of outbuildings, workshop and storage facilities extending to about 4,145 sq.ft.
These were previously used as the base for a family upholstery business and now include 18 separate rooms set around a concrete yard with generous car parking. These buildings again are of mixed timber frame and concrete block construction under square profile steel roof sheeting and horizontal timber boarding.
The room layout is shown on the attached Floor Plans of both dwelling and outbuildings.
The outbuildings include Garaging, Display Rooms, Showroom, Machine Room, Office, Kitchenette, “Goods in”, “Goods Out”, Workshop, Storage, Framing, further Storage, secondary Garage, Workshop, Woodstore and Garden Shed.
The majority of these buildings were approved for use as an Upholstery Workshop on the 30th June 1986 and now offer real potential for alternative uses or redevelopment subject to planning permission or Permitted Development Rights.
Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Lpg calor gas cooking.
There is an excellent selection of schools in Swanmore with the Infants School and College of Technology and nearby in both Droxford and Meonstoke and slightly further afield private schools at Twyford, Pilgrims, Winchester College, St Swithuns, Churchers and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College in Winchester—all within about 30 minutes drive time.
There is excellent walking, cycling and extensive riding in the area. The well-known South Downs Way is only some 2 miles distant and even closer is the well-known Meon Valley disused railway. Golf Courses are available at Corhampton (1 mile), Swanmore, Meon Valley at Shedfield and three courses close to Winchester. The property is only about 12 miles from the renowned water sports facilities on the The Solent. Swanmore College has a leisure centre that provides a gym, classes and tennis courts for community use. There are also three popular pubs nearby, the village church and a well supported village store and post office.
Health and Safety:
We would ask that you be vigilant when viewing and walking the Property for your own personal safety and avoid trip hazards. We request that if you have any symptoms of Covid19 to not view the property until you have fully recovered.
Strictly by appointment and accompanied by Ian Judd and Partners. Please contact Tim Gardner or Henry Brice.
Newlook Lodge is offered for sale Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion. The property is registered with the Land Registry under Title No. HP816903.
The use and occupation of the dwelling and garden as a residence was confirmed by Winchester City Council on 19th October 2004 by way of a Certificate of Lawful Use or Development.
The use as an Upholsterers Workshop of the majority of the buildings was confirmed by Winchester City Council on 30th June 1986.
The South Downs National Park Policy SD30 in general allows for up to a 30% increase in size either by way of extension(s) or as a new build replacement dwelling. Independent professional planning advice should be obtained if any such changes are contemplated.
The dwelling is Council Tax Band A. (Ref: A A) Amount payable for year ending March 2023 is only £1,337.98 per annum.
Business Rates for the “Workshop and Premises”. Rateable Value is £5,600. There should be no business rates payable for this property under the provisions of the Small Business Rates Relief Scheme where 100% relief should be given to any new business enterprise occupying the buildings.
Winchester City Council, Colebrook Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LJ.
South Downs National Park Authority, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DH.
Band F (33).
Ian Judd and Partners LLP and their Clients give notice that:
1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Ian Judd and Partners have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. 3. The reference to any mechanical or electrical equipment or other facilities at the property shall not constitute a representation (unless otherwise stated) as to its state or condition or that it is capable of fulfilling its intended function and prospective purchasers/tenants should satisfy themselves as to the fitness of such equipment for their requirements. We have not made any investigations into the existence or otherwise of any issues concerning pollution of land, air or water contamination and the purchaser is responsible for making his own enquiries in this regard. 4. Tax may be payable in addition to the purchase price of any property according to law. Ian Judd and Partners is a Limited Liability Partnership.