Merrywood is an impressive family home occupying a sought-after location in Baring Road, adjoining the golf course.

It is set in gardens of approximately half-an-acre and the house was believed to have been built around 1915.

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This substantial period home provides extensive accommodation which retains an array of original features, ranging from a particularly impressive fireplace in the drawing room to picture rails, architraves and door furniture.

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The beautiful drawing room in the main house.

The versatile accommodation currently includes a self-contained apartment on the second floor from which there are distant sea views.

The reception hall has oak flooring, plus an original staircase and decorative fireplace, with doors into the drawing room, which has a wide south-facing bay window overlooking the rear garden and an impressive fireplace featuring a brick chimney, with a wood-burning stove inset with windows to either side.

The dining area has French doors opening to the terrace, while the living room has a generous seating area with an attractive open fireplace and there is a spacious garden room to the rear of the house with bi-fold doors opening onto the terrace.

The ground floor also includes a shower room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and rear lobby.

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The bedrooms are spacious too.

On the first floor, you will find five bedrooms, most of which are double rooms. All the bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and cupboards and some have views over the golf course too.

There is a family bathroom fitted with a bath, separate shower, wash-basin, WC and built-in cupboards. There is a separate shower room with a large walk-in shower, wash-basin and WC too.

On the second floor there is a self-contained apartment, which is accessed via the secondary staircase from the entrance lobby, so it doesn’t require access through the main house.

The kitchen/living room is a particularly light room with a wide window overlooking the garden and golf course and space for seating and dining areas.

There are built-in kitchen units with integral appliances including an oven, four-ring electric hob, dishwasher and washing machine.

Bedroom six has wonderful easterly views including across The Solent to Southampton Water, while bedroom seven is a large bedroom with various built-in cupboards and distant views across the Western Solent towards Hurst Castle. There is also a shower room with a shower, wash-basin and WC.

Outside, there is extensive parking, plus south-facing rear gardens. There is a gated access onto the golf course, a useful store and a workshop.



PRICE: £1,375,000

AGENT: Spence Willard

TEL: (01983) 200880


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