Landford

£1,100,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Discreetly positioned in this exclusive enclave of five individually designed homes within the grounds of the historic Landford Manor, is this imposing and striking home extending to an impressive 4200 sqft.

Owners Comments

“It has been a sheer pleasure, constructing and designing our ideal home and it offers everything we need, in addition to very low running and maintenance costs.”

“The basement has been a wonderful and spacious leisure complex and has served as an ideal venue for excellent entertaining. The manor grounds offer a delightful, peaceful and rural venue but with the safety of lovely warm and friendly neighbours.”

Introduction

Cleverly arranged over four floors, The Old Farmhouse enjoys luxurious accommodation in a traditional design with a high level of energy efficiency in mind including geothermal underfloor heating. Occupying private gardens approaching 1/2 acre, this select development also benefits from the use of 3.5 acres of communal gardens including a hard court tennis facility. The accommodation is outstanding with extraordinary flexibility in its usage hosting six bedrooms and four bathrooms on the first and second floor and a stunning cinema room and private bar in the basement as well as a gym leisure area and office. The ground floor accommodates well proportioned reception rooms, many of which are dual in aspect and benefit from much natural light and views over the garden to the paddock beyond.

The property enjoys a private position within the ground of the former 13th Century manor house in the picturesque hamlet of Landford Wood convenient to a range of traditional amenities, excellent schooling and ideal commuter access. The house also benefits from generous parking, a three bay garage and a small self contained studio apartment above.

Description

The hardwood door opens into the entrance hall featuring Travertine tiles with underfloor heating flowing to the principal rooms including the downstairs cloakroom. All of the reception rooms feature double doors to the garden and terrace areas creating a bright and light ambience, whilst the kitchen and sitting room offer front to back dual aspects. The kitchen is traditionally styled with a host of bespoke oak units and worktops and an authentic crafted central butchers block. Integrated appliances include double ovens, wine cooler, gas hob with extractor over and an American fridge freezer with ample space for a dining table and chairs. The kitchen is supplemented by a utility /boot room hosting plumbing for appliances and a door to the side. All the doors are Iroko whilst the windows are Idigbo which continues the traditional feel. This is enhanced by the spacious sitting room which is centred upon an impressive Inglenook fireplace constructed with period brickwork, an oak mantle and marble plaster, housing a woodburning stove. To each side are vast shelving and bespoke cabinets for storage.

The first floor is adorned with Karndean flooring with four well proportioned bedrooms, each offering wardrobe space. The master and guest bedroom offer ensuite facilities with a walk in dressing room situated within the master bedroom. The remaining two bedrooms are served by the luxurious family bathroom.

On the second floor are two more spacious bedrooms with eaves storage served by another bathroom.

The lower ground level is a huge and versatile space with the flexibility to create office, gym and additional reception rooms. The centrepiece is the cinema room, featuring a high specification HD projector and screen with Yamaha surround sound system. There is also a fully fledged bar with lever work top, twin wine coolers, optics and shelving with space for a pool or table tennis table. There is additional storage shelving beneath the Iroko staircase and a large boiler room, housing the geothermal heating system and central comms unit.

Outside

The property is approached via double wooden automated gates to a large gravelled forecourt with generous parking. The garage block features twin and single automated doors with power, lighting and lockable store. Within, is a staircase approaching the annex which offers a kitchen with gas hob, bedroom and ensuite shower room. To the side of the garage double gates open in to the garden where there is a large storage area and discreet timber store. The rear garden is delightful, principally laid to lawn and screened by mature trees and shrubs overlooking paddock land to provide a high degree of privacy. There are three individual terraces adjoining the rear of the house consisting of a large stone patio with ornamental walling, a timber decked area with balustrading and a feature paviour patio.

Communal Grounds

In addition to its private gardens, there is the use of communal grounds extending to 3.5 acres including a hard surface tennis court.

Location

The Old Farmhouse enjoys a privileged position on the grounds of Landford Manor with the use of the manor lawns and tennis court. The open New Forest is just a short distance with the village of Landford offering shops, public house, a church and school. Commuter links are excellent via the A36, being equidistant to Salisbury and Southampton (approx. 9 miles) and being within the catchment for the highly regarded Salisbury Grammar Schools.

Agents Notes

The property is served by energy efficient geothermal heating with underfloor heating to the principal storeys and radiators to the basement and second floor. There is calor gas cooking in the house and annex and the property is served by mains drainage. The double glazing is Idigbo with Iroko doors and staircases. There is a contribution of £30 per month for the upkeep of the communal gardens and tennis court.

Directions

From our offices in Wellow proceed along the A36 passing through the villages of Wellow and Plaitford into Landford. Upon reaching the Royal Jaipur restaurant bear right into Stock Lane and after approximately 250 yards enter the archway into Landford Manor. Proceed along the lane Passing the courtyard and turn left where the gates to the property can be found.

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

Suite 14d, Chatmohr Estate, Crawley Hill, West Wellow, Romsey, Hampshire

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