A charming Border Oak four bedroom family home in a sought-after hamlet
Crosswater Cottage is an attractive bespoke oak framed house constructed in 2000/2001 by award winning oak framed specialist 'Border Oak'. The property offers more than 3,400 sq. ft. of flexible accommodation arranged over three floors. The home provides an ideal family and entertaining space cleverly combining the amenities of modern living and potential home office with character features including a wealth of exposed wall and ceiling beams, fireplaces and oak detail throughout. From a welcoming double height dining hall with wooden flooring and French windows to the rear terrace, there is access to a triple aspect drawing room with wooden flooring, a feature exposed brick inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove. A lobby, with external door, links the drawing room with the 25 ft. triple aspect garden room with vaulted double apex ceiling, two sets of French windows to the garden and a contemporary fully-tiled en suite shower room. Also on this floor is the study/playroom/bedroom 5. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and base units including a large central island, granite worktops, an inglenook with space for a range cooker, French windows to the rear terrace. The utility room features an external door and there is a useful cloakroom/shower room. The property also benefits from an extensive basement comprising a 35 ft. room with utility area and a separate 28 ft. room, accessible internally and via an external staircase. On the first floor there is a generous principal bedroom with feature vaulted ceiling, doors to a Juliet balcony, dressing room and modern en suite shower room. There are also two further well-proportioned bedrooms sharing a Jack and Jill en suite shower room, one further double bedroom and a modern family bathroom.
The property is approached over a block-paved driveway providing private off-road parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to a twin bay cart shed. The generous well-maintained garden is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by well-stocked flower and shrub beds and features numerous seating areas, a garden pond with cast iron water pump and a raised paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole screened by mature shrubs and trees.
The village of Mapledurwell is conveniently positioned between Odiham and the large town of Basingstoke. There is a village hall, a local pub and a nursery school in the village, while further amenities can be found in the Basingstoke suburbs of Hatch and Old Basing, including local shops, an outstanding-rated infant school and a junior school. Basingstoke town centre provides an excellent selection of shops and leisure facilities, as well as a mainline station offering direct services to London Waterloo (43 minutes). The M3 is also within easy reach, with junction six less than three miles away.
From Odiham proceed up the High Street (West) turning right at the mini roundabout and immediately left by the Texaco garage onto Western Lane. Follow this road out of the village and at the T-junction turn left signposted to Greywell turning almost immediately right onto Deptford Lane and continue to the next T-Junction. Turn left and follow this lane out of Greywell, through Up Nately into Mapledurwell. Take the first left hand turning in the village onto Frog Lane after approximately 350 yards you will find the house on the right.Read all
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