Cliff Way, Compton, Winchester, SO21

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Drawing Room, Family Room, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Garden Room, Utility/Boot Room, Principal Bedroom Suite, Guest Bedroom Suite, Third Bedroom En-Suite, Two Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Double Garage, Driveway, Gardens, Underfloor Heating To Ground Floor, Solar Roof Panels

The Property:

Oak Wood House is a most attractive double fronted property of red brick elevations under a clay tiled roof with shaped bargeboards. An open porch sits over the front door that opens into a magnificent entrance hall, with a centralised oak staircase that leads up to a galleried landing. The impressive reception hall extends to almost 30' and facilitates a formal dining table beneath floor to ceiling windows to the southern aspect. The drawing room has a feature Inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork and an inset wood burning stove and has both a window to the rear aspect and French doors that open onto the terrace. The family room has double doors from the hall with a bay window to the front aspect and a spacious study has an engineered oak floor. Undoubtedly the heart of the house is the kitchen/ breakfast room which has a central island unit with breakfast bar to one end. There are base and eye level units topped with sleek black granite worktops and a Smeg range style cooker, dishwasher, double Belfast sink, a Rangemaster American style fridge/freezer and microwave. This space opens into the garden room which works well for everyday dining and has a vaulted ceiling and ample space for a large dining table and sofa. There is a separate utility/boot room with space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and ample storage which links to the covered rear porch and large double garage. Stairs rise from the hallway to the first-floor galleried landing with windows front and rear providing plenty of natural light. The principal bedroom suite has a vaulted ceiling, large windows to the rear aspect and has a four-piece bathroom and comprehensively fitted dressing room. There is another en-suite bedroom, two further double bedrooms and a large bathroom completing the first-floor accommodation. The guest bedroom suite occupies the entire second floor and has an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower, dressing room and plenty of storage and is currently used as a cinema room and has a large screen, speakers and projector screen fitted. Outside the gardens wrap around the rear of the house to the south/east and west and are laid to lawn with an attractive shaped terrace with lighting that can be accessed from the garden room and drawing room. The garden is enclosed with several mature trees including Hornbeam and Holm Oak and flower and shrub borders, whilst side gate access leads to the front of the property. The driveway to the front has parking for several cars and opens to the double garage which benefits from remote controlled doors, attic storage space and an EV charging point.

The Location:

Compton lies approximately two miles to the south of Winchester and is an area synonymous with substantial properties. The M3 motorway is easily accessed, and adjacent village Shawford is blessed with a mainline rail station serving both Winchester, London Waterloo, and Southampton airport and central stations, whilst Compton and Shawford Down provide stunning walks. Amenities in nearby Compton Street comprise a Church and a Church of England primary school Compton All Saints which is a short walk from the property with Kings Secondary School and Peter Symonds VI form College slightly further away. Nearby independent schools, The Pilgrims' School, Twyford Preparatory School, Winchester College and St. Swithun's School are close by. On Compton Down there is a first-class recreation area with pavilion, tennis courts and football and cricket pitches.


Leave Winchester via St. Cross. At the large roundabout, take the Otterbourne exit. Continue past the turning to Compton Street and turn right into Shepherds Lane and take the first right into Cliff Way. Follow the road along approximately 200m and take the left turning into the driveway/lane following round around to the left and Oak Wood House is found at the end of the gravelled drive on the left-hand side.


Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).


All mains' services are connected.

Agents Note:

£140 per annum is payable to the Compton Down Association for the upkeep for the road's maintenance.

Council Tax:

Band G (rate for 2023/24 £3,309.25 pa).

Marketed by 01962 807026

Belgarum Estate & Letting Agents

72a High Street, Winchester, Hampshire

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