Beechwood is a significant Victorian house which is believed to date from 1870. The house was once the home of eminent architect John Colson, who was appointed Winchester Cathedral architect and also responsible for the design of about 120 churches in Hampshire.
The house has been in the same ownership for the last 34 years and has undergone additions and improvements in that time, whilst retaining many period features. The house now offers flexible, well-proportioned accommodation over two floors.
The ground floor comprises a welcoming entrance hall, a double aspect drawing room, (with a bay window that enjoys views out over the garden), a dining room, a superb shaker style kitchen was created in 2008, with a range style cooker and traditional stone lookalike flooring, and which has ample space for a dining table, along with living space and doors out onto a rear terrace. From the family room, steps lead up into a superb garden room that has been created with vaulted ceilings and a wood burning stove and has doors out into the gardens. A study, ground floor shower room and cellar complete the living accommodation.
On the first floor there are 4 imaginatively decorated double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom, a fifth bedroom, which is currently used as a study, along with a family bathroom.
OUTSIDE To the front of the house there is a private driveway and parking for a several vehicles. There is also a garage and garden store. The gardens lie predominantly to the side and rear of the house with a South Westerly aspect and are bordered by a range of mature trees, well stocked shrub and herbaceous beds. There is a level area of lawn which is adjacent to the house and a terrace lies alongside the house with an extremely attractive glazed veranda. To the rear of the house are further gardens which include a range of specimen and fruit trees. There is a summer house to enjoy the garden from, along with a secluded brick paved terrace.
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