Salisbury Road, Burton, Christchurch, BH23


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A beautifully presented individual five bedroom home, combining a period lodge with a contemporary extension which offers bright and spacious living accommodation and a superb master suite. Situated in a quiet position in the semi-rural village of Burton, located on the edge of Christchurch, the property features an impressive orangery with bi-fold doors on all sides opening onto the enclosed rear garden which enjoys a view over adjoining fields. Energy Performance Rating: C

This delightful home is situated in the small village of Burton close to the local school, doctors and shop and on the edge of the Avon Valley approximately two miles from the harbour-side town of Christchurch, with easy access to the south coasts stunning beaches at Bournemouth and Poole. Christchurch is positioned between Bournemouth and the New Forest, a lively town with mainline station and a good variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes, with two sailing clubs and renowned rowing club.

The New Forest National Park is just a ten minute drive away, an outstanding area of natural beauty offering 140,000 acres of heath and woodland for a range of outdoor pursuits. For the commuter, the easily accessible A35 links to Southampton (approximately 25 miles east), Bournemouth (approximately 8 miles west) with the A338 to Salisbury (approximately 25 miles north) and the M27/M3 to Winchester (approximately 35 miles east).

The gently curving entrance hall connects the older lodge with the newer part of the house and features floor to ceiling windows to the front and rear aspect, with doors opening out onto a courtyard garden. From here there is access to the modern family bathroom. The good sized living room has a part vaulted ceiling and floor to ceiling windows with a central inset wood-burning stove, and is finished with attractive oak flooring. The adjacent/kitchen breakfast room, which also features a part-vaulted ceiling and floor to ceiling windows, comprises a range of quality fitted units with granite work surfaces, and a semi-circular island unit with breakfast bar. Built in appliances include; two ovens, an induction hob, integrated dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine and wine cooler, with additional space for an American style fridge/freezer. A separate utility room provides space for further appliances and offers more storage. The impressive orangery adjoins both the kitchen and living room and is accessed through bi-fold doors. Featuring a lantern roof and three further bi-fold doors opening onto the gardens, enabling the living accommodation to be opened up to give an ‘outside inside’ feel. Within the newer part of the property stairs give access to the master suite, which includes a dressing area with quality built in wardrobes and an en-suite comprising a large shower cubicle, vanity sink unit and WC. The older part of the property comprises a further four bedrooms; bedroom two and three with modern en-suite bath/shower rooms, and bedrooms four and five served by the family bathroom (bedroom five currently used as a study).

Double wrought iron gates open onto a paviour drive which provides ample off road parking, enclosed by a brick wall. The detached double garage has an electric door and a further personal door at the side. A gate gives access to the well-maintained gardens which are mainly lawned and bordered by mature hedges and trees - which form part of the rear boundary. The other part of the rear boundary is formed by a low brick wall, offering views over the neighbouring paddock from the paved seating area which is positioned adjacent to the orangery. There is access to a further area of garden which is paved, with steps up to another seating area with gravelled beds. A gate opens into a courtyard garden featuring raised flower beds.

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