CROWS NEST A stunning waterfront property, located within a few minutes' walk of the hustle and bustle of Christchurch town centre with its extensive range of shops, bars and restaurants. Its private 7.5m dock and 44ft of river frontage provides direct access to the River Stour and beautiful Christchurch Harbour.
Secure access to this prestigious home is via a remote controlled solid electric gate, opening to extensive parking and garaging, and on to a restful and secluded courtyard area. The driveway has a large workshop and can park numerous vehicles, horse boxes or boats. It features a well-designed oak framed, barn-style garage complex, comprising a car port and two extra-large single garages (each with remote control doors to both sides) that are ideal for housing the biggest 4wd or latest sports car. The central archway creates a beautiful entrance to the main home via the welcoming courtyard.
The entrance porch is dramatic and light, leading to a double height hallway where the first river view strikes you. The low maintenance garden leads you to the mooring and river frontage with a full width deck and entertaining area at both rivers edge and adjacent to the house. Extensive storage beneath the decking is ideal for water sports equipment, kayaks, paddleboards etc. and there is further dry storage beneath the entire house.
Raised high above river level, Crows Nest has been designed with thought and care to take advantage of riverside living, with flexible accommodation that provides a warm and friendly New England style ambience. Comprising four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large kitchen diner, impressive living room with open fireplace for those cosy winter evenings, as well as a large dining room with Aga and study area, this special waterside home is likely to serve your every need. Over 3,000 sq ft of accommodation, provides everything you need for easy living, from a practical utility room to a superb annexe that provides a separate space for guests or teenagers. Having its own entrance, this special oak framed space could also be used as a generous WFH office/consulting rooms.
The ground floor comprises a stunning fitted kitchen and living room that both open onto a beautiful composite Millboard decked area and garden providing unparalleled river views. There is also a practical utility room, cloakroom, pantry, spacious hall and plenty of storage. The superb oak framed annexe with mezzanine bedroom, kitchen and shower room facilities would provide a generous and comfortable home office or be ideal for guests or another family member wanting their own space whist still being within the embrace of the family home.
On the first floor, the landing has a dramatic vaulted ceiling with exposed whitewashed wooden beams, giving this property its unique feel. There are three further bedrooms and separate family bathroom and a south facing balcony, ideal for a sundowner drink, that spans the width of the property. The main bedroom and bedroom two have wonderful river views and both benefit from extensive fitted wardrobes and access onto the large balcony. The large main bedroom also boasts a luxurious and well-appointed en-suite bathroom.
Riverside properties of this stature and generous proportions rarely come to market in Christchurch. If you want to achieve the waterside lifestyle of your dreams, early viewing is recommended.
COUNCIL TAX Band G - £3,172.91 per annum
EPC Rating C
SERVICES All mains services are available at the property. We would emphasise that none of the services or equipment referred to in these particulars have been tested.
NOTES Photographs may have been taken with a wide angle or telephoto lens and are intended to give an overall image of the property.