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  • Bedrooms: 4
Lantern Cottage has been transformed by the current owners into an exceptional contemporary home enjoying a host of impressive luxury features combined with maintenance free living and stunning views across open countryside.

Owners Comment

“We've had an amazing time living in and renovating Lantern Cottage, it's been a sanctuary and a pleasure even when the builders were here.”

“In the winter with the log burner on the house is warm and cosy and in the summer with the sliders open it's an amazing entertaining, living and party house.”


Secluded from the road, the property enjoys comfortable contemporary living with the most stylish and spacious kitchen living room featuring 9m sliding patio doors to the south westerly facing sun deck. On the first floor are four well proportioned double bedrooms, two featuring recently fitted modern ensuite facilities and the rear bedrooms enjoying Juliet balconies overlooking the delightful landscaped garden. The property occupies a large plot of 1/3 acre affording ample parking and garage to the fore, large south westerly facing lawns to the rear as well as an expansive patio area with louvered roof.


A contemporary glass and composite door opens into the spacious hallway where oak flooring flows to the principal rooms and there is a useful cloaks cupboard and downstairs WC. The sitting room is dual in aspect and is centred upon a feature stone open fireplace with contemporary styling to one side. The hub of the home is the stunning kitchen living room which features an exceptional 9m expanse of sliding doors to the louvered sun terrace creating much natural light and wonderful living space. The kitchen has been fully fitted with a host of floor to ceiling cupboards which also includes integrated twin pyrotechnic ovens and a separate combi microwave. There is also a larder fridge and central to the floorpsace is an impressive island featuring extensive quartz worktops and generous storage cabinets below. There is an integrated induction hob, dishwasher and useful breakfast bar area for informal dining. The living space can accommodate a substantial dining table and chairs whilst one end of the room provides an attractive lounge area centred upon a feature contemporary Stovax woodburning stove, within the kitchen wall cabinets is a concealed utility room and larder hosting plumbing and space for appliances as well as further food or laundry storage. An inner lobby area serves access to the garden and boiler cupboard as well as the single garage and family room which benefits from double doors to the garden.

The master bedroom enjoys generous far reaching southerly views across farmland via twin doors and a Juliet balcony. It is served by a newly fitted ensuite shower room with electric underfloor heating comprising double shower cubicle, opulent twin wash hand basin upon a Victorian style wash stand and low level WC. Bedroom three has also been arranged to enjoy the views by a Juliet balcony, whilst the well proportioned second bedroom benefits from its own ensuite shower room. Bedroom four is also of excellent dimensions and is adjacent to the luxurious family bathroom offering a modern white suite.


Perfectly screened from the road via a mature fir hedge and features a substantial gravel driveway and turning area fronting the house and garage with a lawned expanse. The rear garden is delightful, south westerly facing and backing onto farmland, predominantly lawned and very secluded. The lawn is studded with shrubs and flower borders with mature hedgerow for screening. There is also a summer house and open firewood store to the side. However, the sun terrace is the real feature spanning the width of the house with a steel frame pergola providing respite from its south west facing aspect and is an ideal relaxation or entertainment venue.


The charming neighbouring villages of Michelmersh and Timsbury offer quintessential village life, just 3 miles North of Romsey with its stunning historic Abbey, boutique shopping, restaurants and eateries. The villages are an ideal location for those who require good commuter access whilst enjoying village life. They are surrounded by serene countryside offering residents beautiful country walks and delightful views. Each enjoy their own amenities including a church and a well attended pub and many facilities are shared within the parish including the Jubilee Hall and excellent sports pavilion.

Agent Note

The property is served by mains drainage, oil fired central heating and full double glazing with 20 year warranty. In 2017 the property was refurbished entirely with new electrics, plumbing and windows. The exterior is maintenance free, stylish Hardie Plank cladding and there is LED lighting throughout. Virgin have recently provided superfast broadband to Timsbury.


From Romsey take the A3057 towards Stockbridge. Upon reaching the village the property can be found on the left hand side.

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Charles Powell

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