• Bedrooms 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms 3 Baths
  • Living Rooms 4 Living Rooms

Key features

  • Detached character home built in 1724
  • Oak framed extension with under floor heating
  • High spec kitchen
  • Four reception rooms
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Private garden with hot tub
  • Off road parking


Brambles estate agents are delighted to market this beautiful double fronted detached 18th century cottage which has an attractive open plan kitchen family room with vaulted ceilings and access onto the gardens. Offering four double bedrooms, four reception rooms and off road parking.

This fabulous character home built in 1724 was originally used as a Shipwrights cottage. The current property provides ample living accommodation with the downstairs comprising of a reception room with a open fireplace, snug fitted with bookshelves and a games room. Continuing through to the oak framed extension with under floor heating throughout is the beautiful kitchen/dining room fitted with shaker style units and a quartz work surface, matching with the centralised island. This high spec kitchen is fitted with fully integrated appliances such as a dishwasher, wine fridge and Aga. A bespoke built in seating area provides the perfect dining area for any family, surrounded by oak framed windows letting in ample natural light which continues through to the family room boasting high vaulted ceilings and electric Velux windows. A downstairs WC and separate utility room fitted with units completes the ground floor, an added practicality to this home.

On the first floor, are two large double bedrooms, one with a walk in dressing room for additional storage and the other with an en suite. A modern four piece family bathroom is also located on this floor. On the second floor, is a further two double bedrooms with Velux windows and built in storage as well as access to the storage eaves.

Outside, the property is accessed through a lych gate leading to the front door and enclosed garden with an outdoor seating area and hot tub, ideal for al fresco dining and relaxing. Mature shrubs and delightful wisteria growing on the cottage creates an idyllic, secluded and private garden. There is a paved driveway to the side with parking for multiple vehicles.

Located in the historic and sought after village of Old Bursledon, Bailey Cottage is a stones throw away from the River Hamble an ideal location for any keen water and sailing enthusiast with Swanwick Marina and Elephant boatyard within walking distance. An array of fantastic pubs and restaurants such as The Jolly Sailor with views out to the River Hamble, The Vine, Harpers Steakhouse and many more are all within walking distance. The house is located a very short distance away from Bursledon Railway station providing fantastic links to central Southampton which only takes approximately 20 minutes.

Council tax band to be confirmed.

Hallway (8' 8" x 5' 8" or 2.65m x 1.73m)
Solid oak flooring. Solid oak front door leading into hallway. Under stairs cupboard. Carpeted stairs rising to first floor. Deep moulded skirting boards. Coving. Spotlights.

RECEPTION ROOM (14' 0" x 13' 7" Max or 4.26m x 4.13m Max)
Open fireplace with wooden mantelpiece and stone hearth. Double glazed wooden sash windows to front. Single wooden to side. Carpeted flooring. Moulded skirting boards. Coving. Inset spotlights.

SNUG (7' 6" x 13' 2" or 2.28m x 4.01m)
Moulded skirting boards. Coving. Inset spotlights. Radiator. Wooden window to side. Carpeted flooring.

Deep moulded skirting boards. Solid oak flooring.

WC (3' 11" x 6' 0" or 1.19m x 1.84m)
Pedestal hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap. Extractor fan. Inset spotlights. Low level WC. Double glazed UPVC window to rear. Moulded skirting boards. Tiled flooring.

Utility Room (5' 10" x 11' 7" or 1.77m x 3.54m)
Wall and base units. Cermaic sink with drainer and chrome mixer tap. Inset spotlights. Space for domestic appliances. Tiled splash back.

Games Room (15' 8" Max x 13' 5" Max or 4.77m Max x 4.10m Max)
Open fireplace with wooden mantel piece. Double glazed wooden sash windows. Inset spotlights. Solid oak flooring.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM (21' 7" Max x 18' 8" Max or 6.58m Max x 5.69m Max)
Tiled flooring with under floor heating. Fitted bench. Solid oak double glazed sash windows. Solid oak French doors leading to garden. Quartz work top. Wall and base units with integrated dishwasher. Aga cooker. Wine fridge. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Tiled splash back. Electric Velux windows. Ceramic inset sink with chrome mixer tap.

Family Room (14' 6" x 15' 5" or 4.43m x 4.70m)
Oak flooring with under floor heating. Wood burner with brick surround and built in shelving either side. Oak bi fold doors to garden. Deep moulded skirting boards. Electric Velux windows. Spotlights.

1st FLOOR LANDING (22' 8" Max x 5' 9" Max or 6.92m Max x 1.74m Max)
Continuation of carpet from stairs. Split level landing. Double glazed wooden sash window. Carpeted stairs leading to second floor.

Bedroom 1 (14' 5" x 13' 6" Max or 4.40m x 4.12m Max)
Double glazed wooden sash window to front. Single window to side. Carpeted flooring. Moulded skirting boards. Coving. Inset spotlights. Two radiators.

Dressing Room (8' 0" Max x 13' 6" Max or 2.43m Max x 4.11m Max)
Moulded skirting boards. Coving. Inset spotlights. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes with storage. Carpeted flooring.

Bedroom 2 (12' 7" x 13' 5" Max or 3.83m x 4.10m Max)
Double glazed wooden sash windows to front. Radiator. Deep moulded skirting boards. Coving. Inset spotlights.

En Suite (4' 11" x 7' 6" or 1.50m x 2.29m)
Double shower with rainfall shower head, tiled surround and hand held attachment. Extractor fan. Inset spotlights. Low level WC. Hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap set in vanity unit. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Tiled splash back.

Bathroom (10' 0" Max x 10' 2" Max or 3.06m Max x 3.10m Max)
Corner bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. Partially tiled walls. Low level WC. Tiled flooring. Inset spotlights. Double walk in shower with rainfall shower head, fully tiled surround and hand held shower attachment. Hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap set in vanity unit.

2nd FLOOR LANDING (13' 11" Max x 6' 2" or 4.25m Max x 1.87m)
Continuation of carpeted flooring from stairs. Velux window. Inset spotlights. Access to eaves.

Bedroom 3 (12' 10" Max x 11' 9" or 3.90m Max x 3.58m)
Double glazed wooden window to front. Carpeted flooring. Moulded skirting boards. Inset spotlights. Two Velux windows to rear. Access to eaves storage space. Built in cupboards. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 (11' 10" x 13' 2" Max or 3.61m x 4.02m Max)
Carpeted flooring. Moulded skirting boards. Two velux windows. Double glazed wooden window to front. Built in cupboards. Access to eaves. Inset spotlights. Radiator.

Partially lawn garden with established plants and trees. Shrub borders. Paved pathway leading to front door with lovely wisteria through wooden gate. Brick paved patio area with hot tub. Side access to parking. Brick paved drive with parking for multiple vehicles. Outdoor lighting. Mature shrubs. Outdoor tap.


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