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  • Bedrooms: 3
A gorgeous refurbished country cottage enjoying stylish and elegant living accommodation showcased by the impressive open plan kitchen breakfast room with full width bifold doors to the garden.


Enjoying a privileged rural setting, tucked away on a quiet lane in the popular village of Michelmersh with picturesque walks on the doorstep, this charismatic home enjoys much character evocative of its era as well as a most impressive oak framed garage with three vehicle storage. The décor is impeccable and luxurious with contemporary bathroom suites, stylish fittings, oak finishes and excellent social flow. The garden is of good dimensions, fully enclosed and private also offering parking and a detached garage.


A feature oak porch and attractive oak panel door opens into the hallway which enjoys oak flooring flowing throughout including the downstairs cloakroom which also hosts plumbing for a washing machine. The dining room/snug is stylishly decorated in neutral tones with a recessed fireplace and open plan archway to the stunning kitchen living room. Travertine flooring flows through this large area and via the full width bifold doors continues to provide an expansive outdoor patio area to enjoy the sunshine. Skylights also enhance the rooms natural brightness and there is ample space for a large dining table and chairs. The kitchen is equipped in an extensive array of cottage style wall and base units with oak surfaces and a central island that provides more storage and a useful breakfast bar for informal dining. There is a Belling electric range with extractor hood, dishwasher and recess for an American style fried freezer. The sitting room is centred around an Inglenook fireplace with timber mantle and inset woodburning stove and is a cosy venue for relaxation. A feature staircase accesses the first floor where there are three well sized bedrooms and the luxurious family bathroom comprising panel enclosed bath with shower over, contemporary vanity unit, illuminated mirror and low level WC. The master bedroom is impressive with a host of fitted wardrobes and a gorgeous ensuite wet room with double glass cubicle, low level WC and vanity unit.


The property is approached from the lane by a small lawned area with intersecting pathway and attractive oak porch with tiled roof. There is parking to the side and a driveway accessing the recently constructed garage at the end of the garden. The garage is of excellent dimensions, with an automated roller shutter door and can house three vehicles and with its exceptional height can store a caravan or high roof vehicle. There is power, heating and lighting which lends itself to conversion. A side gate provides pedestrian access with two brick stores adjacent to the house. The rear garden is fully enclosed by close board and panel fencing providing a high degree of privacy and has been elegantly landscaped to provide a Travertine patio with hot tub, neat lawned area with raised flower borders and a shingled relaxation area.


The charming neighbouring villages of Michelmersh and Timsbury offer quintessential village life, just 3 miles North of Romsey with its stunning historic Abbey, boutique shopping, restaurants and eateries. The villages are an ideal location for those who require good commuter access whilst enjoying village life. They are surrounded by serene countryside offering residents beautiful country walks and delightful views. Each enjoy their own amenities including a church and a well attended pub and many facilities are shared within the parish including the Jubilee Hall and excellent sports pavilion.

Agent Note

This character home was a workers cottage for the estate dating back to 1840. The property features electric heating and is supplemented by the sizeable wood burner. There is a sewage treatment plant serving three cottages. Water is provided via a private bore hole.


From Romsey take the A3057 towards Stockbridge passing through the village of Timsbury. After passing the left hand turn to Mottisfont take the next right hand turn into Mesh Road and the cottage can be found on the left.

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Charles Powell

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

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