At a glance
- £1,500 /month
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
Truly unique opportunity to rent a four bedroom, rural character property with a very spacious extension and stunning, far-reaching views across farmland and open countryside. The property, which is situated in an extensive plot with lots of surrounding land, benefits from a delightful blend of modern style and space, together with a lovely period charm. Internally in the new extension there is a large airy entrance hall with stairs to the first floor, a kitchen/breakfast/dining room with gorgeous and panoramic views across the countryside, two double bedrooms including a master with en-suite and dressing area, good sized landing with some office or desk space if required. In the original character cottage which leads directly on from the new extension there is a cosy lounge with beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplace, ‘snug’ room with views over the courtyard, extra large utility room (originally the kitchen) with plenty of space for appliances, two large double bedrooms, family bathroom and separate WC. Externally, the property is quite extensive with delightful grounds throughout – ideal for children to play and of course for summer parties. There is a large barn which is currently used for storage and there is also plenty of parking – for around eight or nine cars. Viewing is particularly advised on this truly unique property which offers a couple or a family the opportunity for some peaceful countryside living in spacious surroundings.
Entrance Hall: Large and impressive entrance hall with new wooden flooring throughout. Attractive staircase to 1st floor. Large under stairs cupboard.
Kitchen/Breakfast/Diner: Absolutely stunning and spacious room with lovely views across the panorama. Wooden flooring throughout. Triple aspect double glazed windows. Sliding patio doors to decking and then garden. Kitchen units are in Hi-Gloss white style, with 5 burner gas hob, double electric fan assisted oven and grill, integral dishwasher. Space for lower level appliances as required.
Lounge: Very cosy lounge with stunning brick built Inglenook fireplace and feature woodburner. Beamed ceilings throughout and wooden flooring. Dual double glazed windows to front aspect.
Snug: Additional reception room with wooden flooring throughout. Beamed ceilings. Views out over the courtyard. Additional staircase to first floor. Feature exposed brickwork and large ornate radiators. Double glazed window overlooking courtyard.
Utility Room: Very spacious utility room, which was originally the kitchen. Large butler sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Electric oven. Storage cupboards. Double glazed window and door to courtyard and garden.
Master Bedroom: Sensational double room with dual aspect double glazed windows and far-reaching views over farmland and fields.
Dressing Area: Dressing/wardrobe area. Door to:
En-Suite: Good sized shower room with shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin and large heated radiator. Double glazed window.
Bedroom 2: Large double room with dual aspect double glazed windows and delightful views across the garden to the woodland beyond.
Bedroom 3: Large double room with two double glazed windows to the front aspect, overlooking fields and farmland. Walk-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 4: Double room with beamed ceilings. Double glazed window, overlooking courtyard.
Family Bathroom: Gorgeous original style Victoria bath. Wooden flooring. Ornate radiator. Double glazed window.
Separate WC: WC, double glazed window. Wash hand basin.
Outside: Spacious grounds, including large rear garden leading out to woodland. Greenhouse. Shed. Large outbuilding, ‘the barn’ – currently used as storage. Parking for many cars. Additional field (see notes)
Area: The property is situated along a long private road, known as ‘Hundred Acres,’ in the parish of Soberton. It is surrounded by the Meon Valley countryside and extensive woodland, providing idyllic walks for all the family. There is easy access to Fareham, Portsmouth and Southampton via motorway networks and B routes.
Wickham village is approximately a mile and a half away and is home to a vibrant and lively community. At its center is a delightful medieval square and surrounding it are a host of interesting and quirky independent shops, as well as very popular and quaint tea rooms like Lilly’s traditional tea and coffee house. There are also several restaurants and pubs in the village.
The property is centrally heated throughout with oil fired central heating and calor gas for the cooker.
Directly opposite the property is a large field that belongs to the property. Tenants are not expected to maintain it as this will be done for them, but it is available for light use, such as camping, or for children to play in. It is not available for agricultural use.
Administration Charge: There is an administration charge of £330.00 inclusive of VAT (£275 plus VAT) per property. This covers up to two tenants, identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references, deposit registration, contract negotiation (amending and agreement terms), inventory and check-in, check-out and end of tenancy administration. If you change your mind about renting the property, this fee is non-refundable.
Additional Tenant Fee: £60 inclusive of VAT (£50 plus VAT) Processing the application, associated paperwork and referencing.
Pet Deposit: £200 additional security deposit to cover the added risk of property damage.
Security Deposit: A security deposit of the equivalent to 6 weeks rent will be payable before the start of the tenancy. Separate negotiations regarding the deposit may be applicable in the instance that a pet is allowed into the property. The deposit will registered in a government approved scheme.