Savills | Manor Farm Lane, Michelmersh, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0NT | Property for sale
1.44 Ac(0.58 Ha)
Guide price £2,250,000

Manor Farm LaneMichelmersh, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0NT

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A beautiful detached family home in a countryside location
  • Significantly improved by the current owners
  • Five bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • Magnificent 26ft family/breakfast room with bi-folding doors
  • Two further reception rooms in addition to a study
  • Landscaped gardens and grounds extending to approximately 1.44 acres
  • Swimming pool, tennis court and detached coach house
  • Three bay garage complex with space for up to five cars

Well-presented five bedroom detached farmhouse occupying a delightful position within grounds of about 1.44 acres, with extensive outbuildings, including a Coach House, and delightful views.

About this property

  • Manor Farm Cottage is a well-presented family home which has undergone significant improvements during the current ownership. The light and bright reception hall offers a particularly welcoming feel and from here access to all principal living areas is made. At the heart of the property is a fabulous open plan kitchen/ breakfast/family room which creates a fabulous living environment. The kitchen area comes with a comprehensive range of floor and wall mounted units, a large central island is a real focal point and again provides a breakfast bar with preparation area and further storage capacity. From here, the room opens out on to the breakfast/family area which is a particularly light and bright living space with bi-fold doors opening onto the rear terraced area linking with the external environment and offering a fabulous outlook over the rear gardens. A utility room provides a practical access to the outside with storage cupboards and space for appliances.

    The formal reception areas include a particularly well-proportioned principal drawing room with fireplace and pair of double doors opening on to the rear terraces. A dining room again offers excellent formal entertaining area with impressive dimensions. The study provides a practical space for working from home and at first floor level there are a total of five bedrooms including a particularly generous principal bedroom with en suite bathroom. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by a bathroom and a separate shower room.

    Manor Farm Cottage is an exquisite family farmhouse set in the most idyllic, tranquil setting. Not only does it offer an excellent sized five bedroom house suitable for entertaining and family living but it also entails secondary accommodation. The Coach House offers some really generous space including a large sitting room/games room, kitchen/dining room at ground floor level. On the first floor there is a large bedroom with en suite shower room which could easily be subdivided to create a further bedroom if so required.

    Forming a secluded courtyard The Coach House runs adjacent to a large three bay garage complex which offers exceptional garage space for up to five cars. Adjoining this is the pool room which houses all the necessary equipment for running of the outside pool.

    OUTSIDE
    The property can be approached via two driveways both with electric gates. In the front drive there is ample space to park several vehicles and the second drive links through to the main garage and Coach House area, which also provides ample parking, as well as access through to the main garage complex.

    The grounds are a real feature of this fine country home and extend to about 1.44 acres. Immediately adjoining the property are the main terrace areas providing excellent space for outdoor entertaining and relaxing. From here the gardens extend to the far boundary and include some fabulous planting and well-stocked borders flanked by yew hedge pathways. The lawn area extends up towards the post and rail fencing where there are delightful views to be had over neighbouring pasture. The swimming pool and tennis court enjoy their own area within the grounds and provide exceptional recreational facilities. Towards the far end is a separate orchard providing a range of fruit trees including eating and cooking apples, pears and plums. There is also a small raised bed area separated from view by a yew hedge.

    In summary, a superbly presented family home offering a real lifestyle opportunity with excellent facilities.

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A spectacular opportunity to acquire a stunning home in an idyllic rural location. A truly fabulous living environment.

Steven MooreProperty agent

Local information

  • Manor Farm Cottage is hidden away at the end of a no through private lane in a stunning rural location with beautiful views across delightful surrounding Test Valley countryside. The charming village of Michelmersh is close to both Romsey (4 miles with its historic Abbey and Waitrose) and Stockbridge (8 miles) both of which have an abundance of boutique shopping, coffee shops and restaurants. The village of Michelmersh enjoys its own 12th century St Mary's Church as well as two of the best local pubs in this area. The village is ideal for those who require good commuter access whilst enjoying village life.
  • To the west is the cathedral city of Winchester, which together with its historical interest also has a wide variety of eateries, shops and leisure facilities. This is enhanced by its wealth of excellent schooling within both the state and private sectors including Farleigh, Stroud, Pilgrims, St Swithuns, Godolphin, Winchester College, Peter Symonds, King Edwards and Dauntseys as well as local village schools in Awbridge, Kings Somborne, Romsey and Stockbridge.
  • The local countryside offers a range of sporting facilities including the world class fishing on the River Test and its tributaries, shooting and golf. There are many opportunities for walking and riding with access to a network of public footpaths and bridleways including the Test and Clarendon Way easily accessible directly from the property. In addition there is sailing on the South Coast, while racing can be found at Salisbury, Newbury and Goodwood.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = D