This superb family home occupies a unique position on the crest of Portsdown Hill, being one of just a handful of homes to enjoy far reaching views to both the North and the South. Approached over a large block paved driveway, via secure gates, Hawthorns is an elegant 1920's home that has been sympathetically extended and improved by the current owners and is presented in exceptional condition throughout. On the ground floor is an entrance hallway, a large cloakroom, a study / playroom, separate dining room and a very generous sitting room. A particular feature is the extended kitchen, fitted with an extraordinary, bespoke Panelven kitchen, with marble worktops and integrated appliances. This opens out onto a French Oak verandah, overlooking the rear garden. On the first floor a spacious landing leads to the family bathroom and five good size bedrooms, with the master bedroom enjoying a large en-suite bathroom, with separate shower. Hawthorns enjoys panoramic views to the south overlooking Portsmouth, The Solent and Isle of Wight, whilst to the north there are far reaching countryside views to the distant South Downs.
Outside, the rear garden is of a very good size, extremely private and has been exquisitely landscaped, with a large level lawn, mature shrubs and trees, a wild flower meadow and summer house, with the garden delightfully enclosed with mature hedging. To the front there is parking for several vehicles together with a quite extraordinary quadruple garage. EPC - D
Exceptional Hill Top Family Home
The property sits on the crest of Portsdown Hill offering panoramic views over Portsmouth, The Solent and The Isle of Wight. Portsmouth itself is a cosmopolitan city, offering a wealth of shopping, leisure and schooling opportunities. There are excellent road and rail links close to hand, with trains to central London taking just 77 minutes from nearby Havant, together with ferry services that connect the city to the Isle of Wight and continental Europe. The Solent offers boundless opportunities for water sports enthusiasts and sailors.
Study / Playroom
En-Suite Bathroom to Master
Many people move to Emsworth to enjoy the best of town, country and coastal life. It was once a fishing village that was known for boatbuilding, rope making and oyster farming. Many of these traditions are long gone, but Emsworth has retained much of its old-fashioned charm.The many artists who live and work here throw open their studio doors to show their work at the annual Emsworth Art Trail while the Emsworth Horticultural Society holds an annual fair over the August Bank Holiday, which includes demonstrations of ancient crafts such as glass blowing, wood turning, falconry and beekeeping.