East Dean

£700,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A delightful imposing rural home with an abundance of character, generous accommodation and numerous outbuildings enjoying a lovely setting with unobstructed views to the front aspect.

Owners Comments

"Our home is full of love and happy memories, it has been the perfect host for many years of family life. Both our children grew up here and attended the local primary school, our family have always enjoyed a presence in the village."

Introduction

The property has been in the same ownership for almost 50 years and features living space in excess of 2300sqft which would benefit from upgrading to suit individual needs. This includes an arrangement of three reception rooms and four double bedrooms with the potential to extend further if desired, accompanied by a generous plot approaching 0.7 acres. The village of East Dean along with adjoining villages, host many amenities including excellent schooling, a local railway station, parish church, village hall and shops and post office. The property is well positioned for access to the market towns of Romsey and Stockbridge.

Description

The front door opens into the entrance porch which features a brick paved floor and a further door leads into the entrance with access to the principal rooms. The large sitting room features a fireplace with wood burner is generous in size and could host a separate study area if required. The kitchen is fitted with wooden eye and base level units and worktops with space and plumbing for appliances, centred upon a wood fired Rayburn which provides heating and hot water but is supplemented by traditional oil fired central heating if required. There is a large storage cupboard which could be a pantry or study cupboard. The kitchen is supplemented by a utility/boot room, with a separate cloakroom and the dual aspect dining room completes the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor are four double size bedrooms enjoying a bright and light aspect and high ceilings. The master bedroom features a dressing room and an ensuite shower room. Bedroom two benefits from a dual aspect, whilst bedroom three and four host fitted wardrobes. The three bedrooms are served by the family bathroom.

Outside

The gardens are approached via a driveway that accesses the rear garden offering generous parking and turning space and a plethora of useful outbuildings. Glencot enjoys a delightful setting within mature well stocked gardens approaching 0.7 acre. The rear of the house benefits from a principally southerly aspect with spectacular views to the front over private woodland. Immediately to the rear of the house there is a large brick and stone paved terrace and formal garden offering a pleasant entertainment or relaxation venue. The gardens include large expanses of lawn interspersed with established shrubs, ornamental specimen trees, shrubs and productive fruit trees.

Location

This attractive property is situated in a pleasant setting enjoying the delights of East and West Dean almost equidistance from Salisbury, Romsey and Stockbridge. Amenities are available in West Dean including a village hall, sports and social club and recreation ground. Dean rail station is a short distance away whilst neighbouring villages of Lockerley and West Tytherley host village shops and Post Offices. Schooling in the area is excellent, both in private and state sectors and commuter links are within a short drive including the A303, M3 and M27.

Agent Note

The property requires some updating but offers significant potential and is served by a wood fired Rayburn providing heating to the radiators and hot water via a thermal store, there is traditional oil fired central heating, private drainage and fitted with double glazing. The rateable value is Band F

Directions

From our office turn right onto the A36 for approximately a quarter of a mile turning left onto Whinwhistle Road and continue on to a T-junction proceeding straight over onto Danes Road. At the end of Danes Road turn left onto Romsey Road continuing past the green and garage of the village of Lockerley turning left at the church toward Lockerley. Continue through Lockerley and before the level crossing the property can be found on the left hand side denoted by our board.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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