For Sale

Middlebridge Street, Romsey

£765,000

Property Summary

This stunning end of terrace Grade II Listed thatched cottage dates back to the early 17th century and is situated enviably within one of Romsey town centre’s prime locations. The home has been completely refurbished to an exemplary standard and now benefits from stunning accommodation comprising two double bedrooms and a large four piece luxury bathroom upstairs. Downstairs boasts a sitting room featuring woodburning stove, dining area, study, impressive extended kitchen/breakfast room complete with an AGA, vaulted ceilings and a triple aspect overlooking the garden. Also benefitting from a downstairs cloakroom, utility room, attractive rear garden with summerhouse, outside storage previously used as bread ovens, as well as driveway parking for multiple vehicles.
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3

Ground Floor
135 Middlebridge Street is the epitome of a classic town centre cottage. With a wealth of genuine character, this quintessential home offers quite stunning original features throughout, but having been adapted and upgraded to suit modern living. The quality is immediately apparent upon entering from the front door, which opens into a useful porch and welcoming entrance hall, also used as a spacious dining area by the current owners. From here, there is access to the sitting room, study, and stairs that lead to the first floor. The sitting room is a charming room with a pleasant double aspect, and enjoying a woodburning stove as the perfect focal point, also with a further opening that leads through to the cloakroom and utility. The cloakroom comprises a WC and wash basin, while the utility has space and plumbing for a washing machine, along with space for a tumble dryer and spare tall standing freezer. Additionally, there is a door leading out to the garden. The study overlooks the front of the home and benefits from useful storage space, and is the perfect area for working from home, with a door leading through to the kitchen. Extended cleverly to create a modern twist to this period home, the kitchen/breakfast room is a wonderful addition to the property. There is an abundance of light and airy space illuminated by a skylights in the vaulted ceiling, along with double doors both to the side and the to the rear. Fitted with ample cupboards and drawers, the wonderful feature of an AGA built in an exposed brick surround, separate built in electric oven with additional electric hob over, space for a fridge/freezer and space for a table and chairs.

First Floor
The first floor landing gives access to the two double bedrooms and family bathroom. Bedroom one is a substantial double room with beautiful exposed beams and access to a walk in dressing room with built in wardrobes. Potential is also here to convert into an en-suite facility if one desires. Bedroom two benefits from a dual aspect to the front and rear of the home and is also a good size double room, again boasting a built in cupboard. The enormous family bathroom has a luxury four piece suite with chrome fitments, comprising a WC, wash basin, bath and enclosed shower cubicle.

Outside
A courtyard area is accessed from the kitchen doors at the side of the home, with a brick built outbuilding used for storage adjoining the property – historically used as bread ovens, it is a great additional space with potential to convert to a home office or hobby room. This patio has space for a table and chairs and a few small steps lead to a path, taking you through the remainder of the garden It is primarily laid to lawn, with an abundance of established flowers and shrubs decorating this beautiful space. A further patio area provides additional seating and leads to the summer house which is connected to power and light. There is also access to the rear driveway via a path from the rear.

Parking
The driveway is located at the rear of the home, laid to shingle, and accessed via Riverside gardens with space for at least four vehicles.

Location
Middlebridge Street is situated in the centre of Romsey within a short level walk of the town centre and all the extensive amenities this market town has to offer including Waitrose, Romsey Library, coffee shops, restaurants, bars, doctors’ surgeries, dentists, some stunning walks and Romsey Abbey. Romsey train station is also located a short walk from the property.

Sellers Position
Looking for forward purchase

Tenure
Freehold

Age
Early 17th Century

Windows
Wooden double gazed in extension. Single glazed in original part of the house

Heating
Gas central heating

Infant and Junior School
Romsey Abbey Primary School

Secondary School
The Romsey School

Council Tax
Tax band E

Property Features

  • Stunning Grade II Listed thatched cottage
  • Situated in one of Romsey’s prime town centre locations
  • Beautifully refurbished to an exemplary standard
  • An abundance of quintessential character and charm
  • Extended kitchen/breakfast room finished to a high specification, complete with an AGA
  • Large study area and spacious, welcoming entrance hall with dining area
  • Charming sitting room featuring a lovely woodburning stove
  • Useful downstairs cloakroom and utility area
  • Two generous double bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes and luxury four piece family bathroom
  • Attractive gardens, also kept superbly and driveway parking for multiple vehicles

HenshawFox
1 Middlebridge Street,
Romsey,
Hampshire SO51 8HJ

01794 521339
homes@henshawfox.co.uk

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