Coopers Farmhouse is a real catch

Coopers Farmhouse is a real catch

Anyone fishing around for a wonderful village home could hardly do better than cast their eye over a spectacular family property in Houghton.

Set in the heart of the Test Valley, home to a world-famous chalk stream renowned among fly fishermen, Coopers Farmhouse is a pleasing double-fronted property set back from the village road among wonderful gardens.

And for those who fancy a real touch of the good life, a couple of fields complete with chickens are available if required.

The house features a long central hallway, flanked by a large sitting room on the right and a study to the left. Behind the study is a lobby with double doors to the side and beyond this there’s a snug but the real heart to the home for many will be the fantastic kitchen at the rear of the house that has a dining area with French windows to the garden and a wide opening with bi-fold doors onto the sun-trap terrace.

The first floor has five bedrooms, the master suite with a large dressing room with copious wardrobe storage and a luxurious en-suite with both a bath and shower. French windows revealing a Juliet balcony take advantage of the wonderful outlook. The second bedroom is also en-suite while a spacious family bathroom serves the other three bedrooms.

An attractive feature is the annexe above the garage block and workshop. Accessed via a turning wooden staircase that arrives at a balcony, there are French windows into a sitting room with an arch to the bedroom, where a door opens to the en-suite shower room.

“Coopers Farmhouse is the perfect antidote to a hectic lifestyle and a superb family home, perfectly placed for access to Winchester, Salisbury, Romsey, and a wide area served…