"Waking up and seeing the mist rising from the lake in early morning has been very special. Particularly when we have seen deer who frequently pay the lake a visit"
"The fantastic large open plan spaces which flow throughout the first floor of the house, make entertaining inside and out a wonderful experience. We have had some great parties!"
Exquisitely arranged over three floors this luxurious five bedroom home features a large wrap around sun deck providing views of the lake and the surrounding open countryside of the peaceful village of Awbridge. The property occupies one of the largest plots on this unique development enjoying perfectly landscaped gardens and has been fitted with a high specification SieMatic kitchen finished in wild grey oak effect units with contrasting high gloss, lotus white, tall cabinets and granite work surfaces featuring a host of integrated Miele appliances.
The living space is sumptuous and extensive, with a vast 40ft living room centred upon a feature fireplace and woodburning stove, five elegant bedrooms, four of which have luxurious bathroom facilities and a well equipped cinema room and study.
There really is little to compare with this home, with it's unique Douglas fir facade and it's juxtapose of contemporary living and natural beauty of the lake make it one of the most appealing homes in the area. Constructed by Wyatt Homes in 2014 the property has also been designed with energy efficiency in mind, heated by an economical air source heat pump serving the underfloor heating and a state of the art drainage system.
A Douglas Fir door opens to the ground floor entrance hall which enjoys bright and light décor and generous space, which is a typical theme of this house. The presentation of this home is stunning, both in décor and furnishings and within the hallway is a double cloaks storage cupboard, large understairs cupboard and door to the spacious double garage which has a tiled floor lending itself ideally to an additional room if required. There is a large plant room and the garage has power and lighting and a compartment roller door. The ground floor also offers three reception rooms, one is perfectly utilised as a cinema room. There is also a study and bedroom five which features sliding patio doors to the front terrace and an ensuite shower room with triple shower cubicle.
On the first floor is the exquisite contemporary kitchen equipped with a host of handleless, soft close white gloss units with contrasting tall cupboards in a wild oak finish. The central island provides further storage with a sociable breakfast bar area. Integrated appliances include a Miele ceramic hob with extractor, combi microwave and separate oven, dishwasher and twin fridge freezers. The kitchen is beautifully bright with a large picture window overlooking the landscaped garden and double doors opening to the terrace. It is supplemented by a particularly large utility room with further storage, plumbing for appliances and a door to the side aspect. Unusual for a modern home there is also a large pantry. Double doors open onto the wholly impressive 40ft living room featuring sliding doors to the balcony overlooking the picturesque lake. The room is easily divisible but features a lounge area centred upon a stone fireplace with woodburning stove and there is ample space for a sizeable dining table and chairs at the opposite end with doors to the patio. Additionally positioned on the first floor is a separate cloakroom and bedroom four, dual in aspect with two double wardrobes and a stylish ensuite shower room.
The second floor hosts the master bedroom which features a balcony, generous walk in wardrobe space and an ensuite shower room. The airing cupboard is positioned adjacent to the striking family bathroom which serves the adjoining bedroom, whilst the remaining bedroom enjoys terrace access, fitted wardrobes and another ensuite shower room. The sun deck is exceptional, wrapping around the side of the house to afford views to the lakes and gardens and is a wonderful entertaining venue.
The property is approached from the exclusive cul de sac via a paviour driveway to a substantial car port with parking for several vehicles. 5 Stanbridge Lakes enjoys an excellent aspect and features one of the larger plot sizes. The rear garden is beautifully landscaped with delightfully stocked symmetrical borders around the lawn and second sundeck. Fully enclosed the garden benefits from a high degree of seclusion and tranquillity with an exceptional greenhouse and growing area enclosed by low level walling. Adjacent to the house is a sun patio enjoying a southerly aspect.
Stanbridge Lakes is situated in the picturesque village of Awbridge, which offers a primary school, church and village hall with farm shops on the edge of Awbridge and Kimbridge. A more comprehensive range of amenities and schooling can be found in Romsey (approximately three miles away). There is also a railway station in Dunbridge (some two miles away) providing a local service to Salisbury, Southampton, Eastleigh and Portsmouth. Both Southampton and Winchester are within a short drive and Junction 3 of the M27 is close at hand providing fast links to the New Forest, the South Coast, Eastleigh Airport and the M3 to London.
The property is served by an air source heat pump via underfloor heating, private drainage and double glazing. There is a management committee with a monthly service charge of £90pcm to maintain the high standard of presentation to the development.
From Romsey take the A27 passing through the village of Shootash, turning right into Danes Road at the crossroads. Take the first right into Old Salisbury Lane and the entrance to Stanbridge Lakes can be found on the left hand side opposite the entrance to Roke Manor.
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