5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Green Lane, Lower Swanwick, Southampton, SO31

  • reception rooms 4
  • bedrooms 5
  • bathrooms 3
Reference: 36249_20291977


Attractive & immaculately presented detached dwelling, standing within an acre of privately gated grounds, situated to the head of a desirable leafy lane, on the banks of the river Hamble.  Viewing highly recommended. Video tour available.


This wonderful home, was built by local reputable builders in 2002, and has since been improved to a high standard by the current owners.

It is located at the head of the desirable residential leafy lane, on the banks of the River Hamble. This property in our opinion would appeal to the

discerning purchaser searching for a high specification home that offers privacy, within close proximity to the River Hamble.

The local area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. Often referred to as the sheltered haven, the dwelling is perfectly suited for yachts and

motorboats alike. It is one of the River Hamble’s best-kept secrets. The nearby Elephant boatyard offers sheltered pontoon births, shore facilities, water, and electricity. The yard is situated on the site where HMS Elephant was built in 1786, Nelson’s flagship during the Battle of Copenhagen in 1801. It has been a working boatyard ever since. Swanwick marina is within walking distance and can accommodate over 300 berths, some for boats over 18m. They also offer a dry stack service and, you can also dry berth yachts up to 13m. Also only a short distance from the house, there is a public slipway and numerous


Local yacht clubs include the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble and Warsash sailing club. The neighbouring villages include Sarisbury green, Warsash, Hamble-le-Rice, and Netley.

Whatever your boating style, the River Hamble makes it an ideal base from which to explore the Solent with easy day cruising to Portsmouth, Chichester and the Isle of Wight yacht havens, Lymington or Poole. Close to Swanwick Marina, you’ll find a number of pubs and restaurants to try, but if you’d like to stretch your legs a little more you can take a stroll out to the waterside villages that punctuate the Hamble's route to the sea. Visit them by water taxi, or head upriver in a tender to Botley for some truly spectacular scenery.

Nearby facilities & transport links

If you like to shop there are nearby supermarkets in Bursledon and Hedge end. Just over two miles away is Whiteley shopping centre and an eclectic mix of restaurants and high street shops that stay open late on most days. Further afield, Southampton centre offers a wealth of shops, as well as restaurants, cinemas, and nightlife. 

There are A/M27 links to neighbouring cities, which include Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, and Chichester. Bursledon train station is within walking distance, which has direct links to Southampton and Portsmouth. There is direct link to London from Parkway, Eastleigh. The general time to commute from Parkway is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.

Local schools include, Sarisbury Green Infants & Junior C of E, Bursledon Primary C of E, Hamble Secondary school, and Westfield Park independent, coeducational, day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 years to 13 years. 

Storm porch leading to the main entrance, with outside lighting.

The main entrance door is of UPVC with glazed panels to each side. There is stairs leading to the first floor galleried landing, an entrance phone for the main
external gates. Wood effect tiled floor throughout, matching doors to all principle rooms, inset spot lights, radiator, wall mounted thermostat control, decorative coving, ample power points, and a cupboard for coat and shoe storage.

Front elevation obscure glazed window, with fitted shutter. Tiled wood effect flooring, low level WC with concealed cistern, and smooth ceiling. Feature Oak top with raised circular wash hand basin and mixer tap. Modern flat panel radiator

STUDY 14’3 ( 4.34M) X 7’4(2.24M)
Side elevation window. Fitted study furniture to two sides of the room, providing a large worktop space with a range of drawers, and cupboards. Ample power points, and radiator.

SITTING ROOM 14’6 ( 4.42M) X 14’3 (4.34M)
Feature front elevation box bay window. Side elevation window, with matching glazed sections to each side. Fitted display shelving. Smooth ceiling, coving and inset spot lights. Oak flooring throughout, radiator, TV aerial point.

DRAWING ROOM 19’6 (5.94M) X 17’11 (5.46M)
Two side elevation windows, inset spot lights, coving, two radiators, Oak flooring, feature fireplace with log burning stove, and tiled hearth. Ample power points, dimmer light switch, fitted TV unit with a range display
shelving. Rear elevation French doors, with glazed sections to each side, and fitted shutters. Recessed spot lights.

GAMES ROOM 17’4 (5.28M) X 12’11 (3.94M)
Window to the front and side elevations. Oak flooring throughout, two tv aerial points, double radiator, ample power points, smooth ceiling with recessed spot lights.

This superb room is fully equipped, with two ‘Bosch’ electric fan assisted ovens, a five ring gas hob, extractor with touch switch for spot lighting. Corian worktops to the main kitchen area, and breakfast bar with seating for several people. Undermount sink with arched mixer tap and engraved drainer. Matching wall mounted cabinets, base cupboards, and drawers to two sides of the room. A spacious walk in larder with automatic lighting, and shelving. Integrated dishwasher, space for American fridge freezer, and ample power points. Porcelain tiled flooring, inset spot lighting to the ceiling and two feature lights above the breakfast area. Smooth ceiling with recessed spot lighting. Open plan to the:

DINING ROOM/ORANGERY 21’0 (6.40M) X 19’3 (5.87M)
This delightful room is beautifully designed. It has a spectacular roof lantern, bi folding timber double glazed doors to three sides of the room, and numerous double glazed panels within timber frames
allowing light to stream through the room. The bi-fold doors lead to several patio areas. Ideal for Alfresco Dining. Internally the room, has a continuation of the Porcelain flooring with under floor heating, and an individual thermostat control, ample power points, and smooth ceiling areas with inset spot lights.

UTILITY ROOM 9’8 (2.95M) X 9’7 (2.92M)
Rear elevation door leading to a patio area and rear garden, with a window to one side. Radiator, ample power points,
ceramic tiled flooring throughout, space for a tumble dryer, space and plumbing for a washing machine, wall mounted gas fired boiler. Matching base cupboards and drawers with worktop above, and matching wall mounted cabinets. Water softener, space for a freezer, NEFF double oven, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Tiled splash back to sink area.

Front elevation window providing additional light, doors to all principal rooms, smooth ceiling with inset spot lighting. Radiator, hatch to loft space. Door to the airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and linen shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM 18’1 (5.51M) X 15’10 (4.83M)
French doors to the Juliet balcony, with glazed sections to each side. Radiator, telephone point, bedside light switches, ample power points, dimmer light switch. Smooth and coved ceiling. Opening leading to the:

Rear elevation window with a lovely view of the gardens. Range of shelving and hanging space for clothes and shoes. Area for a dressing table. There is the original door to this room from the landing, that could be rearranged to convert this room, back into a bedroom. Ample power points, smooth ceiling and inset spot lights.

Side elevation window, fully tiled walls and floor, shower cubicle with handheld shower, insert to the wall for housing toiletries, glass door and screen. Wall mounted toiletry cabinet with mirrored front. Vanity unit with wooden vanity cupboard below, and ceramic sink above. Chromium heated towel rail, Smooth ceiling with LED spot lights, low level WC with concealed cistern. Bath with tiled panel, and handheld pencil shower.

BEDROOM TWO 14’11 (4.55M) X 14’4 (4.37M) MAX
Front elevation window. Herringbone wood effect flooring, fitted wardrobe, ample power points, radiator, tv aerial point, smooth ceiling, and central light point.

Side elevation obscure glazed window, Smooth ceiling with LED spot lights, wood effect tiled flooring, vanity unit with ceramic wash hand basin, and mixer tap. Fully tiled shower cubicle with glass door, and screen section. Pencil hand held shower, and shower above. Recess to the wall for housing toiletries. Wall mounted toiletry cabinet with mirror. Modern radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 16’10 (5.13M) X 9’9 (2.97M)
Front elevation window, radiator, smooth ceiling, coving, built in wardrobes with mirrored fronts. Ample power points.

BEDROOM FOUR 15’2 (4.62M) X 11’9 (3.58M)
Rear elevation window with a lovely outlook over the gardens. Radiator, built in wardrobes with hanging space, shelving and some mirrored fronts. Ample power points, and smooth ceiling,

Rear elevation window, corner shower cubicle with hand held shower. Ceramic tiled floor, chromium heated towel rail, large vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer tap and drawers beneath. Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wall recess for toiletries, low level WC with concealed cistern. Wall mounted tall
toiletry cabinet, and smooth ceiling.

The property is approached by electric gates, with brick pillars to each side with electric lantern lighting. The main entrance driveway is brick paved with off road parking for numerous vehicles, and space for a boat.

There is a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 20’7 (6.27M) X 19’3 ( 5.87M) with electric up and over doors, light and power. To one side of the garage there is a log store. The driveway is enclosed by well tended to lawn areas and established flowerbeds. To one side of the property there is brick paved footpath, leading to the main rear garden, and outside tap.

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with established conifers to one end. It is mainly bounded by timber panelled fencing. To the main rear elevation there are several patio areas, one of which leads from the
orangery/dining area. Ideal for alfresco dining. There is a lovely private area to one side of the garden, currently used for a hot tub. Timber shed.

The property has UPVC double glazing throughout with leadlight effect, other than the Orangery which has timber double glazed windows and doors.

There is gas fired central heating, mains drainage and water.

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Reference: 36249_20291977

Contact Agent

Manns & Manns
Tel: 02380 404055