Detached House

Brook Lane, Botley

Set along a quiet lane and within walking distance of the centre of the village, this spacious family home has been both tastefully updated and thoughtfully extended by the current owners. Botley itself has a range of shops and amenities and has a choice of public houses and restaurants, the village also benefits from a mainline railway station and is conveniently close to neighbouring Bishops Waltham and Wickham, only half an hour away from Winchester and all main motorway access routes and also easily accessible.

On the ground floor the property has a sitting room, family room/office, snug, stunning kitchen/breakfast room with vaulted ceiling which then opens out into the dining room, utility and downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor there are then four double bedrooms and two modern bathrooms, additional benefits include a driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles, a garage with attached garden room/office and a good size, mature rear garden.

INSIDE The house is approached via a shingled driveway leading to an attractive wooden and glass veranda from which a wooden front door then leads directly through to the entrance hall. From the hallway there are stairs leading to the first floor, an understairs cupboard, a door leading through to a modern downstairs cloakroom with a further door leading through to the family room which is currently used as an office by the owners and which overlooks the front of the house and has a chimney breast with inset wood burning stove to one wall. The lounge/snug has a window to the front with an attractive, Victorian cast iron fireplace to one wall and wall lights. Whilst the sitting room, a light and airy room, has a set of French doors leading out onto the rear patio area, oak flooring and an attractive open fireplace with marble face and hearth and moulded surround. The heart of the house has to be the stunning kitchen/dining room where both rooms are open plan, the dining area benefits from a set of French doors leading out onto the rear patio, has ceramic tiled flooring which has underfloor heating and continues through to the kitchen. The kitchen has a vaulted ceiling and is fitted with a matching range of Searle & Taylor wall and base units with granite worktops, a double width Stoves oven, one and half bowl ceramic sink unit, as well as a built-in microwave, dishwasher and further appliance space. The main feature of the kitchen is the beautiful central island which has an oak worktop, an inset wine rack and a range of fitted cupboards and drawers with the kitchen and dining area both having been wired for surround sound.

On the first floor landing there is access to a good size loft space, airing cupboard and a door leading through to the master bedroom which enjoys views over the rear garden and has a range of fitted wardrobes along one wall. Bedroom two overlooks the front of the property and has a range of fitted wardrobes and is a good size double room, as are bedrooms three and four which have cast iron fireplaces. The family bathroom has been recently fitted with a modern suite comprising a panel enclosed bath with shower over, double width wash hand basin set in a walnut effect vanity unit with cupboards below, as well as a low level WC, heated towel rail and spot lights, the room is also fully tiled. Also on the first floor is an additional shower room which has been fitted with a double width shower cubicle with oversized shower head, wash hand basin and low level WC, the room also has a heated towel rail and complementary tiling to walls.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a shingled driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles screened by high hedge borders which leads directly to the garage which has an up and over door, window to the side and power and light. Directly behind the garage is a garden room/home office which has an electronically controlled Velux window, TV point, down lighting and a set of double glazed doors which open out onto the rear garden, making this an exceptionally light and airy room. The rear garden has a good sized paved patio area leaving the rest of the garden mainly laid to lawn with shaped, well stocked borders heavily planted with a wide range of flowers, trees and shrubs. There is also a fenced off area at one end of the garden which serves as a play area.

DIRECTIONS From our office head out of Bishops Waltham along Botley Road and follow this road to the very end turning right onto Station Road and continue along this road which will automatically turn into Mill Hill. Continue along the A334 which will take you directly into the centre of Botley and follow this road along for a short distance passing through the village and turn left into Brook Lane. Continue along this road for some distance where the property can be found on the right hand side.

SITTING ROOM 16′ 11" x 13′ 8" (5.16m x 4.17m)

LOUNGE/SNUG 12′ x 11′ 4" (3.66m x 3.45m)

FAMILY ROOM 12′ 11" x 4′ (3.94m x 1.22m)

DINING ROOM 14′ 7" x 9′ 6" (4.44m x 2.9m)

KITCHEN 16′ 3" x 10′ 7" (4.95m x 3.23m)

UTILITY ROOM 11′ 3" x 5′ 8" (3.43m x 1.73m)

MASTER BEDROOM 13′ 11" (excluding wardrobes) x 11′ 8" (4.24m x 3.56m)

BEDROOM TWO 12′ 1" x 11′ 4" (3.68m x 3.45m)

BEDROOM THREE 12′ 1" x 11′ 4" (3.68m x 3.45m)

BEDROOM FOUR 11′ 8" x 11′ 2" (3.56m x 3.4m)

BATHROOM 8′ 1" x 7′ 4" (max) (2.46m x 2.24m)

SHOWER ROOM 6′ 10" x 4′ 7" (2.08m x 1.4m)


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