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Holbury Lane, Lockerley, Hampshire

Offers Over £900,000

Property Summary

*Video Tour* A truly stunning Grade II listed thatched cottage, featuring a wealth of charming and historic character, extended to a create a variety of exceptional space. Having also been refurbished throughout to a high specification, this wonderful property is presented to the market in immaculate condition. In brief the accommodation comprises of three/four bedrooms, en-suite shower room, upstairs WC and family bathroom, large sitting room with beautiful feature fireplace, dining room with vaulted ceiling, additional family room and 'snug' area, bespoke kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. Externally, there is an oak framed open barn structure with driveway for multiple vehicles, impressively kept garden around a fifth of an acre in total, with an outside office and arctic hut with a firepit.
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 4

Ground Floor
The charm and beauty of this outstanding period cottage is apparent immediately from entering the front door. A lobby takes you through to an area used as a snug with a traditional feature fireplace. This wonderful open area widens to a further reception room, currently used as informal dining area but could be a family room or study, with access to the sitting room, kitchen, and a classic stable door leading to the rear garden. To the left presents a wonderful sitting room with a pleasant double aspect, and stunning feature fireplace with an exposed brick surround - a fabulous room, perfect for hosting and socialising. A door from here leads to a hall with access to the stairs to the first floor and a door to the bathroom. Beyond the family area is the extended part of the home, beginning with a solid oak, hand-made bespoke kitchen, with a useful breakfast bar, also with a double aspect. There is ample worktop space as well as space for an 'American style' fridge freezer, electric range style oven, ceramic sink/drainer, with a built in dishwasher and an array of fitted cupboards and drawers. Leading on again is a utility room with a stable door out to the side accessing the driveway, also hosting the washing machine and tumble dryer. Furthermore, a wonderful dining room is illuminated by a windows to the side aspect along with a double doors leading to the garden, also benefitting from a stunning vaulted ceiling, a range of fitted storage and shelves, with two built in wine coolers. Completing the downstairs accommodation is the versatile fourth bedroom, also previously used as a study and a garden room with further double doors to the garden, but also benefiitting from a useful en-suite facility. This is equipped with a wash basin, WC and enclosed, multi jet spa style shower cubicle.

First Floor
The characterful landing space gives access to each bedroom. Bedroom one is to the left and is a generous double room with a pleasant dual aspect, also benefitting from a separate enclosed WC and wash basin and two fitted wardrobes. Additionally, there are two more double bedrooms across the landing, bedroom three to the front elevation and the second bedroom with a side aspect window, also boasting substantial fitted storage.

With access to the rear from the driveway at the front, the plot extends to approximately a fifth of an acre in total. The garden itself enjoys a private, pleasant, westerly facing aspect and hosts three versatile outbuildings. There is an outside office which is connected to power and light, also used as a gym/hobby room. Additionally, an arctic hut, also connected to electricity features a firepit - perfect for summer evenings and barbeques, as well as an outbuilding formerly used as a laundry room. Enclosed within a brick and flint wall surrounding most parts of the garden, and a fenced border along the western edge of the plot, it is neatly decorated with an array of mature shrubbery and flowerbeds. Predominantly laid to lawn, but also with a substantial patio area for entertaining and featuring a functioning thatched well, adding further character to this wonderful home.

There is a paved driveway to hold up to five vehicles, largely covered by an oak, open framed barn structure, providing sheltered parking for two cars, as well as hosting space for a log store.

Sellers Position
Looking for onward purchase

16th Century


Oil fired central heating

Septic tank

Double glazed with wooden frames in extended part of the home. Secondary glazing in the oldest part of the cottage.

Infant and Junior School
Lockerley CoE Endowed Primary School

Secondary School
The Test Valley School

Council Tax
Tax band G

Property Features

  • Stunning Grade II listed thatched cottage dating back to the 16th century
  • Four bedrooms, with 4th versatile room benefitting from an ensuite and great annex potential
  • Beautifully maintained character home, presented immaculately
  • Refurbished to a high specification throughout
  • Large, sociable sitting room featuring an impressive open fireplace
  • Flexible and open snug with traditional fireplace and family area
  • Wonderful dining room with vaulted ceiling and a variety of fitted storage
  • Useful utility area with access to the driveway
  • Paved driveway with car port and access to the rear
  • Attractive, well maintained rear garden around a fifth of an acre, with a further useful outbuildings

1 Middlebridge Street,
Hampshire SO51 8HJ

01794 521339

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