Old Street, Hill Head
£945,000 Guide Price
- Stunning interior
- Abundance of character
- Short stroll to Hill Head Beach
- Pretty, south facing garden
- Garage and driveway parking
- EPC Rating D (67)
Guava Cottage is an iconic and truly impressive family residence of generous proportions, situated in an extremely sought-after, peaceful location, and a short stroll to Hill Head beach, set in glorious private gardens.
The property enjoys a secluded corner plot with a spacious in and out driveway with elegant mature trees, shrub border and a driveway leading to the garage. On entering the cottage the Entrance Hall gives a feeling of sophistication with karndean flooring and a solid oak staircase. The accommodation throughout is immaculate and extends to over 2000 sq ft. The dual aspect Sitting Room is beautifully light and well-proportioned with feature plate rail and centres on a brick fireplace with gas woodburning stove; a glazed doorway leads into the spectacular bespoke vaulted orangery which is a stunning room in which to relax looking over the garden. The dual aspect kitchen/dining room, again is of generous proportions with ample cupboards and a range of integral appliances. Situated off of the sitting room are two bedrooms; bedroom three has a feature of cast-iron fireplace whilst bedroom four is dual aspect with French doors to the rear garden. There is a beautifully fitted shower room on the ground floor, in addition to a spacious utility room. Upstairs, both bedrooms are stunning with vaulted ceilings and ample eaves storage space. There is also a beautifully fitted ensuite bathroom. Outside, the stunning gardens have been lovingly landscaped, mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked shrub borders. There is a large terrace to one side with covered seating areas and leads in turn to the garage.
Hill Head is one of the region’s most sought-after locations, offering its own sailing club, beach and nature reserve. The area is ideal for those with an affinity with the water with The Solent offering excellent sailing facilities. Nature lovers will also not be disappointed as Titchfield Haven office some beautiful countryside walks. The area has a small range of facilities, with local amenities found at nearby Stubbington and Titchfield villages. More comprehensive facilities to be found at Fareham, Portsmouth or Southampton. For commuters rail links can be found at Fareham or at Southampton Airport Parkway with the latter running trains to London Waterloo in under over an hour. The property also adjoins Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve covering some 369 acres of the Lower Meon Valley where one can enjoy a relaxing walk and see a variety of wetland habitats containing a wealth of wildlife.
SUMMARY OF FEATURES:
Beautiful Oak porch and front door; Double glazed throughout; K render all way around the cottage; Karndean herringbone flooring to Entrance Hall; Solid oak ledge and braced doors; Traditional style radiators throughout; Butler’s sink to Utility Room and integrated fridge/freezer; Vaillant boiler; Gas woodburning stove to Sitting Room; Downstairs bedroom with feature cast iron fireplace; Solid oak staircase; Oak flooring to Bedroom 1; De Longhi Range Cooker, integrated dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave, larder and bin cupboard; Bespoke hand built Orangery with electric underfloor heating; Water reed thatch 12 years old (20 years remaining) and new straw ridge in 2021 (11 years remaining); Single garage with workbench, power and light, and storage above; Two wooden gazebos and wooden children’s playhouse.
TENURE: Freehold; SERVICES: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage; LOCAL AUTHORITY: Fareham Borough Council; TAX BAND: F
Hill Head Beach – 0.4 miles; Stubbington Village – 1.4 miles; Titchfield Village – 3.2 miles; Fareham Train Station – 4 miles