Agent Details

Manns & Manns

Tel: 02380 404055

Key Features

  • Four Bedrooms
  • Panoramic Views of The River Hamble
  • Desirable Location
  • Orangery Room
  • Four Bathrooms
  • No Forward Chain
  • Off Road Parking


Charming four bedroom cottage situated in one of the most desirable positions of old Bursledon with off road parking and panoramic views of the river Hamble from the rear elevation. No forward chain


Turnstones originally dates back to the 1600's and has since been extensively improved. It is believed this house was once owned by Lady Baden Powell.
It has gas fired central heating, double glazing in Iroko teak frames, a spacious Kitchen/Diner and sun room with bi-folding doors leading to the rear garden, which in our opinion is ideal for Alfresco dining. The drawing room enjoys original features which include exposed beams to the ceiling and working fireplace. The ground floor also has a snug, cloakroom and utility room. The first and second floor has four spacious bedrooms and shower/bathrooms for each room.
The local area has Marina's nearby with sailing facilities for the River Hamble, eating and drinking establishments which include the Jolly Sailor and the Fox and Hounds P.H. Lowford village shops, Tesco's superstore, road links for the M/A27, train station, bus services, schools and picturesque riverside walks.

The accommodation comprises of:


ENTRANCE HALL Solid wood entrance door with obscure glazed panel, stone tiled flooring throughout, cottage door to cupboard housing the meters and fuse box. Radiator, half height wood panelling to the walls, glazed French doors to lounge, stairs to first floor, Oak beams to the ceiling, two wall mounted up lighters, doors to the under stairs:

CLOAKROOM Low level WC, radiator, wall mounted wash hand basin, light, extractor fan and stone tiled flooring.

KITCHEN/DINER 23'6 (7.15M) X 15'9 (4.80M) Max Reducing to 14'7 (4.49M) Rear elevation double glazed window in a Iroko teak frame with double glazed panel leading to the rear garden, views of the River Hamble, ceramic tiled floor, two radiators, roof light window, recessed spot lights, TV aerial point, ample power points, matching base cupboards and drawers to three sides of the room, matching wall mounted surfaces, wall mounted display unit to the central room divider with gas Aga to one side. Principle tiling, Neff integrated fan assisted oven with four ring electric hob above. Matching wall mounted cabinets to each side, stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Door to orangery room, wall mounted up lighter, wine rack.

SNUG 9'6 (2.89M) X 8'3 (2.51M) wall mounted up lighters, smooth ceiling with recessed spot lights, Oak flooring throughout, ample power points, French doors with double glazed panels leading to the:

ORANGERY ROOM 16'3 (4.95M) X 13'0 (3.96M) Vaulted glass ceiling with electronic velux windows, electric fan, bi-folding double glazed doors opening to the rear garden. Chimney breast with modern gas fired log burning stove and recess for ornament. Two TV aerial points, telephone point, ample power points, heat mat control for under floor heating, dimmer light switch, recessed spotlights, Welsh slate tiled floor with under floor heating.

STUDY 11'6 (3.50M) X 8'8 (2.65M) Reducing to 7'2 (2.207M) Side elevation double glazed window in a Iroko teak frame, recessed spot lights, carpeted throughout, smooth ceiling, ample power points, radiator, wooden cottage style double door to the:

UTILITY ROOM 8'7(2.62M) X 7'7 (2.32M) Front elevation wooden cottage style door with obscure glazed panel, Oak work surfaces to two sides of the room, space and plumbing for washing machine, matching soft closing base cupboards and drawers, ceramic 'Butlers' sink with arched mixer tap and retractable hose. Space for fridge/freezer. Hotpoint electric fan assisted oven, matching wall mounted cabinets, quarry tiled floor, smooth ceiling with recessed spot lights, cupboard housing the gas fired boiler.

Continuation of ground floor.

DRAWING ROOM 16'4 (4.98M) X 15'7 (4.75M) Two front elevation double glazed windows in Iroko teak frames, side elevation double glazed window in a Iroko teak frame, working fireplace, Oak beams to the ceiling some of which are original taken from ships. light Oak flooring throughout, two radiators, integrated bookcase to one wall, recessed spot lights, two wall mounted up lighters, ample points, wooden French doors with glazed panels leading to the hallway.


GALLERIED LANDING Radiator, doors to all principle rooms, vaulted ceiling to one side for the stairs to the second floor, velux window and Oak beam to ceiling, radiator, seating area with view point towards the River Hamble. Ample power points, wall mounted central heating and hot water thermostat control, door to cupboard housing linen shelving and the hot water tank. Additional small storage cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE 12'6 (3.80M) X 10'0 (3.05M) Rear elevation double glazed window in a wooden frame, glazed door leading to the outside balcony with views of the River Hamble. Built in single wardrobe, wall mounted wash hand basin, recessed spot lights, smooth ceiling, hatch to loft space, ample power points and telephone point.

SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled shower cubicle with folding glazed screen and wall mounted shower, fully tiled Mosaic style walls, wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, smooth ceiling, recessed spot lights and extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 13'5 (4.09M) X 8'9 (2.68M) Rear elevation double glazed window in an Iroko frame with views of the River Hamble. Radiator, two built in wardrobes, recessed spot lights, smooth ceiling, ample power points and door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Rear elevation obscure double glazed window in a Iroko wooden frame, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, Eagle foot Victorian style bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wood panelling to the lower part of the surrounding walls, Oak flooring throughout, recessed spot lights, Oak beam to ceiling, extractor.

BEDROOM THREE 16'3 (4.96M) X 11'9 (3.59M) Two front and one side elevation double glazed windows in Oak wooden frames, radiator, two built in wardrobes, ample points, two radiators, recessed spot lights, TV aerial point.

MODERN BATHROOM Front elevation obscure window in Iroko frame, ceramic tiled heated floor, panelled enclosed bath with shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath, walk in shower cubicle, heated towel rail, extractor, smooth ceiling, recessed spot lights and fully tiled walls .


LANDING Smooth ceiling with recessed spot lights, folding doors:

SHOWER ROOM Heritage window, radiator, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, shower cubicle with folding glazed screen. chequered ceramic tiled floor, principle tiling and recessed spot lights.

BEDROOM FOUR 12'0 (3.68M) X 6'2 (1.87M) Two hatches to eaves storage, rear elevation double glazed window with views of the River Hamble. Side elevation double glazed window, recessed spot lights and smooth ceiling.

OUTSIDE Double wooden gates to the side elevation leading to parking for 3 cars and the rear garden.
The rear garden has a sunny aspect and has been mainly laid to lawn. There is a raised terrace area, array of shrubbery and plants to the flower beds and borders. Potting shed, newly installed shed with electric (building May 2013) on a hard standing which has a little extra room for possible log storage. Magnolia Tree, five apple trees, Pear tree, vegetable patch, outside tap and outside lantern light. There is security lighting to the front and side elevations.


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