- ELEGANT & SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME
- EAST/WEST ASPECT
- THREE RECEPTION ROOMS
- FIVE BEDROOMS AND TWO BATHROOMS
- KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM
- UTILITY, BOOT ROOM & PANTRY
- CONSERVATORY AND HALF AN ACRE MATURE GARDEN PLOT
- AMPLE PARKING AND GARAGE
Large Family Home occupying a good sized mature plot with outbuildings suitable for conversion to Home office/Gym/Studio if required. This Substantial yet elegant, detached, family residence dates from 1895. Constructed by Edward Wood for local businessman Thomas Larcome and his wife Bridget, with their initials entwined on the wrought iron balustrade at the front of the house.This graceful home has a delightful east/west aspect and sits in a large garden plot approximately half an acre, with a series of interesting areas including a wide garden terrace, lawns, flower and shrub beds and a productive vegetable garden and associated outbuildings. The well planned accommodation is arranged over two floors and features spacious rooms with high ceilings, original features, which create a light and airy home which flows easily from the formal rooms to the working areas of the house, a gently rising staircase gives access to the bedrooms and bathrooms on the first floor.
The property is approached through wooden double gates and over a gravelled driveway with ample parking and turning area. The property has a charming ornate Entrance Porch, with built-in Bench seating.Front door opening into Entrance Lobby with door with Stained Glass panels and side lights into the traditional Entrance Hall which is wide and welcoming with access to the Reception Rooms, which include a twin aspect Drawing Room with doors to the Conservatory, A separate Dining Room with a door through to the twin aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room, twin aspect Study, Rear Lobby with double doors to the Garden Terrace. To the rear of the house are the working rooms including a Utility Room, Walk-in Pantry, Boot Room and Cloakroom.
The wide staircase rises gently to the first floor where a Mezzanine Landing gives access to the Four Bedrooms to the front of the House all of a good size one with a En-suite Shower Room. To the rear a Fifth bedroom will be found with the Family Bathroom and a wide landing with Housekeeping Cupboards.
Outside in addition to the Driveway approach and mature front garden there is side access into a large garden of delightful proportions, created by the present owners and offering delight at every turn from the Lawn flower and shrub borders and garden pond ,to the well stocked Vegetable and soft fruit garden with associated greenhouses and sheds. There is also a Wendy house with a seating area, ‘secret rose garden’ with patio area . Adjacent to the house a wide Terrace benefits from its West and South aspects. There are a range of brick built Outbuildings arranged around a courtyard with access from the house including a Garage, Large Brick built potential Workshop, Gym, Home office, with a picture window overlooking the garden.
Emsworth is ideally placed on the upper reaches of Chichester Harbour an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with a lively sailing and water-sports community, the town has a range of local independent shops including butchers, fishmonger, bakery, greengrocer and general store. Multiple shopping outlets are available at nearby Havant and Chichester. Golf, flying, horse and motor racing is at nearby Goodwood. Schools and amenities are close to hand.
The property is well placed for access to the surrounding area with the A259 and A27 close at hand, the railway station at Emsworth links into Havant which allows a journey time just over an hour to arrive at London, Waterloo.