Five fabulous homes in Emsworth

Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 9:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 10:01 am

Those looking to buy a large family home will find plenty of choice right now in Emsworth, a small town in Hampshire that is equidistant between Portsmouth and Chichester. Here are five of the best properties on the market, courtesy of local estate agents Henry Adams.

Kinnell Close, Emsworth, PO10

Available for the first time in over 40 years, this superb, semi-detached, Grade II listed, family home offers an abundance of history, charm and character. Built in the late Georgian period in a colonial style, Seafield House offers spacious family accommodation, with attractive wood flooring, terraces and balconies. The ground floor features an elegant drawing room, together with an equally impressive dining room and family size kitchen breakfast room. In addition there is a ground floor shower room, a generous utility room and a wine cellar. A real feature is the attractive conservatory, continuing the colonial theme, complemented by an impressive timber wrap around veranda, with a verdigris copper roof. Ascending the curved staircase leads to an impressive landing, off which are three capacious double bedrooms featuring built in wardrobes and sash windows, together with a very spacious family bathroom. The landing also leads to a charming sewing room, which might also serve as a study, opening onto a balcony overlooking the gardens. Outside, the charming walled gardens offer seclusion and privacy, together with the added benefits of driveway parking, a covered car port and garden store.

Henry Adams, 01243 377 773£900,000 (Freehold)View the full listing here

An exceptional home with a unique blend of period charm and contemporary design

Prinsted Lane, Prinsted, Emsworth, PO10

This historic Wealden farmhouse has been thoughtfully updated and renovated to create an exceptional home with a unique blend of period charm and contemporary design. Walnut Tree Farm is approached over a broad drive, past a four-bay cart barn and parking for several cars. A gallery hallway links the ground floor rooms. The spacious formal dining room with a woodburning stove forms the heart of this characterful home, whilst the principle focus of the adjacent double aspect sitting room is its impressive redbrick working fireplace. The 17th century bakehouse has been cleverly incorporated to create a practical modern kitchen with an Aga, which leads in turn to a contemporary breakfast room and through double doors to the private garden and grounds. The ground floor accommodation also includes a stylish shower room, a large utility or second kitchen, a study and a snug. A uniquely styled wooden staircase leads up to the first floor landing and three bedrooms, one with a walk-in dressing room, and the family bathroom. The versatile second floor has an impressive bedroom including a seating area which leads through to a further bedroom or dressing room. The impressive grounds wrap around the farmhouse with a large expanse of lawn, fruit trees, flower beds, vegetable garden and a gravelled pathway giving access to the barn with double doors a side gate with separate, vehicular side access. Steeped in history, in 1933 the barn became the site of one of the oldest scouting units in the country.

Henry Adams, 01243 377 773Guide Price £1,330,000 (Freehold)View the full listing here

Fowley Cottage is situated in a stunning location close

46 Warblington Road, Emsworth, PO10

An exceptional five-bedroom property set in large grounds with access to the waterfront and a shared tennis court. Offering great potential for sensitive modernisation, Fowley Cottage is situated in a stunning location close to Emsworth channel and the upper reaches of Chichester Harbour. The house is approached by a sweeping driveway with mature trees. A large and bright reception hall sets the tone for the whole home. The generous sitting room has a deep bay window and open fireplace and leads through double doors to the dining room. An inner hallway with built-in butler’s pantry brings you to the particularly well-proportioned triple-aspect drawing room and through double French doors on to the South-facing patio. At the other side of the house is a practical kitchen with an Aga range and beyond this the utility room leads to the garden room and the grounds. A fine, well-lit staircase leads to the first floor and the large master bedroom with its en-suite bathroom and balcony overlooking the garden and the shoreline beyond. Four further bedrooms and a family bathroom complete the versatile first floor accommodation. A mature garden wraps around the property, with a large garden store or workshop that has potential for a variety of applications.

Henry Adams, 01243 377 773Price Guide £1,200,000 (Freehold)View the full listing here

For sale is excellently presented accommodation

34 New Brighton Road, Emsworth, PO10

A superior family home situated in the popular and leafy New Brighton area of Emsworth. Excellently presented by the current owners number 34 offers extensive downstairs accommodation. The dramatic reception hallway is 23 foot long x 14 foot wide and with rich solid wood flooring and adjacent cloakroom first impressions of this residence are very good indeed. The sitting room is a mirror of the hallway in dimensions, with triple aspect views over the garden. To the other side of the hallway is the family room with a natural flow on to the twenty two foot kitchen dining room with adjacent utility room. Finally downstairs there is an office/playroom. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms and the main bedroom suite features an en suite shower room. Outside the grounds are extensive and predominantly east facing. An attractive wall borders the plot and there is an attractive stone patio adjacent to the house.

Henry Adams, 01243 377 773Guide Price £875,000 (Freehold)View the full listing here

This property would make a fabulous family home

Roundhouse Meadow, Emsworth, PO10

This stylish modern property is approached off Slipper Road via a broad shingle driveway with double garage. The porched front door leads into an impressive reception hall with parquet flooring, setting the tone for this delightful family home. The elegant sitting room is bright and spacious, leading through double doors to the patio and garden. The practical, well-planned and well-equipped kitchen is the heart of the house, joining with a spacious dining area to create a wonderful space for modern living. Adjacent to the kitchen is a good-sized utility and boot room. A cloakroom rounds off the versatile ground floorThe large dual-aspect master bedroom has views out over the Mill Pond and out to sea with a generous en suite. There are two more double bedrooms, each with plenty of storage and an excellent family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation. Beyond the patio the garden is mostly laid to lawn and is nicely hedged. There is ample space for cars and boats. The double garage has an up-and-over door. Viewing this property is highly recommended.

Henry Adams, 01243 377 773Guide Price £765,000 (Freehold)View the full listing here