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  • Beautifully presented detached family home
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Lovely sitting room
  • Study
  • Magnificent living-kitchen
  • Utility room & cloakroom
  • Double garage
  • Self-contained 1 bedroomed annexe
  • Parking and garden
  • Short stroll to the harbour


Located in a convenient position for Emsworth town centre and within 1/2 a mile of both Emsworth Sailing Club and the Slipper Sailing Club, Western Lodge is a beautifully appointed, detached family house offering superb accommodation. The property was formerly believed to have been built in the early 19th century and was actually the stables and grooms' quarters to Western House. Modernised and extended by the current owners, Western Lodge offers superb family accommodation and benefits from a wonderful 34' kitchen/breakfast room with large roof lantern over the dining area. Both this room and the equally impressive sitting room have access out on to the front south-facing gardens. There is also a good sized study on the ground floor. On the first floor, the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. There is also a second bedroom suite with en-suite shower room and three further bedrooms, though one of these bedrooms could be used as a dressing room for the master bedroom if required. Western Lodge is discreetly tucked away at the end of a long gravel driveway, leading to an area of ample parking and a detached one bedroom annexe. There are lawned gardens to both the front and the rear of the house. This pretty harbourside town on the boundary of Hampshire and West Sussex is extremely popular and it is not hard to see why. It has retained a good number of local shops. public houses and restaurants. Emsworth Sailing Club and the Slipper Sailing Club are only a short distance away and the town still retains a small fishing fleet with two boat yards specialising in classic local craft. Despite its idyllic setting, Emsworth is easily accessible with good road and rail links to London. Havant Station provides mainline services to London Waterloo in about 1 hour 20 minutes. The city of Portsmouth is only 10 miles away. The cathedral city of Chichester is 8 miles to the east, home to the internationally renowned Festival Theatre and Pallant House Gallery. There are golf courses in the nearby village of Rowlands Castle and at Goodwood, where there is also a full calender of horse racing. Goodwood also plays host to the Festival of Speed and the Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit.

Covered porch and front door with glazed side panels to

Reception Hall 4.80m x 3.78m (15'9" x 12'5") (max) 15'9 x 9'9 (min). Telephone entry system, covered radiator, downlighting. Stairs to first floor. Thermostat control, understairs storage cupboard and wood flooring throughout.

Cloakroom Coat hanging area with storage cupboards housing wall-mounted Vaillant gas-fired boiler. Further storage cupboards. Equipped with low level WC, chrome radiator, wash hand basin with part-tiled walls and surround, downlighting. Further range of cupboards.

Sitting Room 7.00m x 4.57m (23' x 15') Stovax wood burner with stone surround and hearth, flanked on both sides by built-in cupboards and glass shelving. 2 covered radiators, double casement doors provide access out on to the front terrace and gardens.

- From Hall, double glazed double doors to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 10.41m x 5.18m (34'2" x 17') Tiled flooring throughout. Radiator. The kitchen is very well equipped with an excellent range of modern units comprising of cupboards and drawers. A central island incorporating breakfast bar with cupboards and drawers below. Work-top surfaces incorporate 5-ring Zanussi gas-fired hob with overhead glass and stainless steel extractor hood. Zanussi oven and grill. Fitted bookshelves, wine rack and island unit. Space for American-style fridge/freezer. Further worksurfaces incorporating double sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher. Downlighting throughout. Telephone point. The breakfast area has a large roof lantern and double glazed casement doors providing access to the front terrace and garden.

Utility Room 3.91m x 2.06m (12'10" x 6'9") Tiled flooring continues. Radiator. Further range of wall and floor units comprising of cupboards and drawers. Single sink with drainer and mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine. Extractor fan, downlighting, part-glazed door to rear garden.

Study 4.24m x 3.00m (13'11" x 9'10") Wood flooring throughout, double glazed casement door providing access to the rear garden. Telephone point. Fitted shelving.

From the Reception Hall, stairs to

First Floor Landing Downlighting.

Master Bedroom 4.42m x 3.50m (14'6" x 11'6") plus 4'10 x 3'8. Built in airing cupboard housing unvented Oso hot water tank, excellent range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, radiator.

En Suite Shower Room His and her hand basins on plinth with storage below. Part-tiled walls, radiator, built-in storage cupboards. Walk-in fully tiled double shower cubicle with fitted rain shower and separate body shower. Low level WC, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and downlighting.

Bedroom 2 3.96m x 2.92m (13' x 9'7") plus 5'6 x 4'6. Views over the rear garden. Radiator. Range of fitted wardrobe cupboards.

En-Suite Shower Room Tiled flooring and equipped with fully tiled walk-in double shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, downlighting, low level WC, hand basin with tiled splash-back. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 4.60m x 3.40m (15'1" x 11'2") Radiator, built-in wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom 4 3.53m x 3.43m (11'7" x 11'3") Wardrobe cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom 5/Dressing Room 3.28m x 2.03m (10'9" x 6'8") Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards with mirror-fronted sliding doors. Telephone point, radiator.

Bathroom Tiled flooring and equipped with hand basin with tiled splash-back and chrome mixer tap. Tiled panelled bath with mixer tap and low level WC. Walk-in fully tiled double shower cubicle with fitted shower unit. Extractor fan and downlighting. Heated towel rail.

Outside The property is approached by a long gravel driveway with remote controlled wrought iron gates, leading to a substantial area of parking. The gardens to the front are predominantly lawned with well-established borders. There is a large stone entertaining terrace adjoining the front of the house with overhead awning and all is enclosed by mixed hedging and brick walls. Outside lighting and outside water tap.

Double Garage 5.36m x 4.60m (17'7" x 15'1") Up and over door, power and light. Door to home office.

Home Office 4.93m x 4.55m (16'2" x 14'11") Downlighting, power and light. Integral door to garage, bi-folding doors to small covered terrace.

- Access to the rear garden can be gained on one side and leads to a further terrace and predominantly lawned garden, again with well-established flower borders. This area of garden is principally enclosed by a mixture of mature hedging and panel fencing.

Services Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

Local Authority Havant Borough Council, Civic Offices, Havant, PO9 2AX. Tel: 02392 474174. Council Tax Band: F