For Sale

The Frenches, East Wellow, Romsey

£550,000

Property Summary

This charming detached thatched cottage dating back to at least the 18th century has an abundance of character throughout and is situated in an enviable position along Frenches Lane. It presents an opportunity to modernise while also providing versatile accommodation. This truly unique home also benefits from a large driveway, double garage, extensive and beautifully maintained gardens and unrestricted stunning countryside views. It also comprises of three double bedrooms, two downstairs bathrooms, utility room and study.
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2

Ground Floor
Upon entering the property there is a handy porch area, leading through to the entrance hallway which has access to cupboard space and a door leads to the kitchen. The kitchen has an array of base cupboards and drawers, newly laid laminate flooring. There is ample worktop space and space for a cooker and tall standing fridge freezer. Another door leads to the large sitting room. This is a stunning area with characterful beams and an exposed brick fireplace with a fully functioning wood burner as well as original wood flooring and a large window overlooking the attractive gardens. Stairs lead to bedroom one and two and there is a door that leads to the understairs storage, downstairs bathroom, and study – this is another handy room with laminate floor and a window to the rear elevation. The main bathroom comprises of WC, wash hand basin, bath with shower over, fully tiled with laminate flooring. The sitting room also provides access to a second reception hall which in turn leads to the utility room, second downstairs bathroom. A door to the side of the home also provides access to the front and rear garden. There is potential to create an annexe from the from a further bathroom, utility room and stairs that lead to bedroom three. The utility has some worktop space as well as space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The second bathroom has WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

Second Floor
The stairs from the sitting room lead to bedroom one and two. Bedroom one is a double room with a bay window overlooking the front of the home and benefiting from built in cupboards it also has access to the loft space. Bedroom two is a double room with built in cupboards and overlooks the side of the home. Bedroom three is accessed via the second staircase and is a double room with laminate flooring overlooking the side of the home.

Outside
The large garden is maintained beautifully by the current owner and is approximately 200ft in length. A pleasant patio area adjoins the rear of the home which and has a well sized seating area. This leads to a lawn, enclosed by shrubs and fences and features an attractive willow tree and palm trees with stunning countryside views. There is a second part to the garden accessed via a gate and is laid to lawn.

Parking
There is a large shingled driveway for several vehicles leading to a double garage, which is has power and light connected.

Location
The picturesque and characterful village of East Wellow is located to the south west of Romsey, perfectly positioned for access to the New Forest and good road links to the A36, M27 and beyond. This popular location benefits from nearby local shops, pubs and excellent schools.

Sellers Position
Looking for onward purchase

Tenure
Freehold

Age

Heating
Oil fired heating

Windows

Infant and Junior School
Awbridge Primary School

Secondary School
The Romsey School

Council Tax
Tax band G

Property Features

  • Charming 18th Century thatched cottage
  • Extensive beautifully maintained gardens
  • Stunning countryside views
  • Useful utility room and study
  • Two downstairs bathrooms
  • Exposed brick fireplace
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Double garage and large driveway
  • Annex potential

HenshawFox
1 Middlebridge Street,
Romsey,
Hampshire SO51 8HJ

01794 521339
homes@henshawfox.co.uk

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