School Lane, Winchester

SO23 7JX

£2,850,000


Description

Set at the end of a long drive and behind electric gates, Carle End sits in a wonderful elevated position overlooking a nature reserve. The original house was extended and fully refurbished in 2016 creating a magnificent modern family home. There is ample accommodation (circa 7,000sq ft) consisting of well-proportioned rooms, a well thought-out layout, great storage and the added benefit of a self-contained annexe above a substantial garage block.

Although tucked away in the quiet hamlet of Headbourne Worthy the location is extremely convenient and is only 1.5miles from the main line train station and cathedral city of Winchester. Within 400 yards away there is a local farm shop with an excellent butchers and café. There are also four independent schools on offer within a 5km radius in addition to the well renowned sixth form college, Peter Symonds.

Having entered the property through the covered porchway there is an impressive galleried hallway featuring floor to ceiling windows. Access to the right leads to the main sitting room with open fire, an impressive cinema/TV room, study, w.c. and wine store. The left leads to the open plan kitchen dining and sitting area with large walk in larder, generous range cooker, two dishwashers, wine fridges, zip tap and log burner. An additional study or children’s playroom and a superbly fitted boot-room and w.c. are also located here. Features include, underfloor heating, wooden floors, double glazing, high ceilings, oak panelled doors and traditional handmade plaster coving.

Upstairs comprises a large master bedroom with balcony, dressing room and exquisite bathroom with free standing bath, double sinks and a double shower. There are three further en-suite bedrooms, two guest bedrooms, two more bathrooms, laundry room an open plan spacious games room. All of which benefit from the stunning views and cast-iron radiators.

The Coach House comprises of two parking bays (including an electric vehicle charge point) a large storage area, garden store and plant room. The upstairs annexe is accessed by an external staircase and is comprises of a large open-plan space including a fully fitted kitchen, store cupboard and fully fitted shower room.

Outside there is a large driveway with plenty of parking, extensive patios, firepit and large formal lawn, children’s play area including a zip-wire and sunken trampoline, log store and composting area. To the rear of the property is an extensive beach hedge and gated access to the nature reserve. On a lower level is an additional lawn area with potential for a tennis court or swimming pool to be added.

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