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Huckswood Lane, Idsworth, Waterlooville, PO8


Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: CHI200330

Rural Idsworth


  • Fabulous rural location
  • Beautiful south views down to valley and of the South Downs
  • 0.9 acre plot
  • Detached single-storey
  • Several outbuildings including double stable and garage
  • Currently arranged as a three bedroomed property with lovely large annexe
  • Summerhouse and gym


A lovely detached single storey property occupying a rural position in the heart of the South Downs National Park. Originally constructed between the wars, the property has been cleverly extended and now provides very flexible accommodation, currently arranged as 3 bedrooms plus a particularly spacious annexe but can easily be occupied as a 4/5 bedroom property. Being in such a rural location the property has stunning long range views to the south across adjacent farmland and the south downs. Outside the property has a range of outbuildings including a double stable block, workshop, summer house, garage and tractor shed, and the full plot extends to 0.9 acres. Nearby facilities include The Red Lion at Chalton, The George at Finchdean, and the house is close to the south drive of Ditcham Park School. Just beyond Chalton is access to the A3 providing fast travel to either London or Portsmouth. Rowlands Castle or Petersfield railway stations are both a short drive away. Rowlands Castle provides a range of local shopping facilities. Idsworth is a hamlet in the South Downs National Park around 7 miles south east of Petersfield and 13 miles north west of Chichester. Nearby St Huberts Church is one of the oldest surviving shepherds churches and there are hunderds of miles of public footpaths and bridleways providing excellent access to the South Downs National Park.

- Path and front door to

Entrance Hall Laminate wooden flooring, door to

Sitting Room Slow combustion wood burning stove with oak surround, wood laminate flooring and the most amazing south facing rural views over farmland and the south downs. TV and satellite points, radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Comprehensively equipped with dove grey base cupboards and drawers, matching eye-level cupboards over, stone worksurface inset with 1 1/2 bowl single drainer porcelain sink unit with mixer tap. Inset four ring induction hob, concealed dishwasher, low voltage downlighter, tiled floor. Airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder, fabulous views and radiator.

Utility Room Extension of the kitchen units and stone worksurfaces. Concealed fridge/freezer, stone belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine and space for dishwasher. Tiled floor, vaulted ceiling, radiator and stable door to rear hall/boot room.

Downstairs Cloakroom With low level WC and single radiator.

Rear Hall/Boot Room Spacious with door to garden.

- From the entrance hall doors to

Bedroom Radiator and far reaching rural views.

Bedroom Sliding door wardrobe, radiator and far reaching views.

Bathroom Newly equipped with suite comprising panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash basin with cupboards beneath, low level WC and chrome heated towel rail. Part clad walls.

Study/Bedroom 5 Radiator, telephone point and door to


Kitchen With fitted white base cupboards and drawers, matching eye-level cupboards over, roll-top worksurface inset with single drainer and compound sink unit with mixer tap, two ring induction hob, plumbing for washing machine and space for fridge. Private front door and skylight. Radiator and opening to

Sitting Room A lovely and spacious south and east facing room with superb views from two pairs of French doors, wood laminate flooring, two radiators, vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses, telephone point and door to

Bedroom Radiator, downland views, sliding door wardrobes.

Shower Room With large shower cubicle, modern Mira shower control, pedestal wash basin, low level WC. Storage cupboards, tiled floor and chrome heated towel rail with radiator. Electric heater and low voltage downlighter.

Outside The property has a 0.9 acre plot with a shingle driveway giving parking for several cars, and single garage with up-and-over door. There are gates leading to the garden with extensive lawn surrounded by new post and rail fencing and provide the most amazing farmland and downland views. Extensive decking with doors to the boot room and annexe, and a further area of front garden with front doors to both the house and the annexe. Screened area housing oil tank and garden shed. From the driveway there is a five-bar gate leading to a double stable block with light and power and concrete apron. There is a large adjacent storage shed and to the rear of the stables is a tractor store with light and power. There is a cedar built summer house and gym with electric heating, low voltage downlighters, decking and far reaching downland views.