Spacious detached chalet bungalow situated in a mature plot in the region of half an acre, located in the popular and convenient village of Durley. The present vendor has been in residence for nearly fifty years and has historically enlarged the property by extending into the roof space and there remains strong potential for further improvements and alterations, subject to planning consent being obtained. The accommodation comprises of three double bedrooms (two first floor) with views to the front and rear as well as versatile reception space on the ground floor. There is a sitting room with rear aspect, kitchen/breakfast room with walk-in larder, dining room/study and bathroom. Outside, the gardens and grounds are a wonderful feature of the property and there is off road parking for many cars in addition to the garage.
- Detached chalet house
- Peaceful semi-rural position
- Potential for further enlargement
- Three bedrooms
- Sitting room
- Kitchen/Breakfast room with adjoining conservatory
- Dining room/study
- Beautiful front & rear gardens
- Around 0.5 of an acre plot
- Garage & extensive off road parking
The property was built in around 1965 of traditional brick construction under a tiled roof. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with two bedrooms and a spacious landing to the first floor, two reception rooms, bathroom and a kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining larder to the ground floor.
The ground floor flows in such a way that is perfect for entertaining and family living alike. Many of the rooms have views over the beautifully idyllic gardens to the front and rear as well as the fields beyond. The sitting room has a fireplace and rear garden aspect and provides a cosy warm ambience during the winter months as well as the summer. The dining room/study has stairs to the first floor landing and the kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of units and worksurfaces together with an Aga which helps provide the heating to the ground floor of the property. A conservatory, which adds versatile extra living space is accessible from the kitchen completes the ground floor accommodation.
The first floor has two double bedrooms with recessed and eaves storage available in both rooms. The landing is spacious with further storage and there are garden views to the rear from both bedrooms.
The front garden is accessed from the road with a ‘circular’ drive providing off road parking for many cars and the ability to drive in and out without manoeuvring the vehicle. The driveway also extends to the left hand side and accesses the garage and rear garden. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a patio and extensive selection of mature trees and shrubs. The garage/workshop also has power and a rear door providing access from the garden.
Durley is a quiet, picturesque village located to the north east of Hedge End and to the south east of Fair Oak, on the periphery of the South Downs national park and just three miles from Bishops Waltham. The village is positioned with excellent road links to Southampton, Eastleigh and Portsmouth as well as providing direct access to open country including wonderful walks at the start of the Meon Valley. The village is home to two pubs, The Robin Hood Inn and the Farmers Home. Both of the pubs have a rich history dating back till the nineteenth century. Durley is home to one school, Durley CE Primary.
Terms and Conditions
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Off road parking on a large driveway for many vehicles plus garage
Looking to purchase.
AGA provides partial heating via oil. Prospective purchasers will look to upgrade to a full central heating system. There is an oil tank in the garden.
Infant & Junior School
Durley Primary School, which is within easy walking distance of the property, is extremely popular and is rated as outstanding by both Ofsted and C of E inspectors.
Band E - Winchester City Council