Refurbished home with period charm and modern design in Emsworth

This delightful Grade II listed home offers the complete package for coastal and town living in Emsworth.


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Henry Adams01243 377773

Keppel Lodge, in West Street, has been extensively refurbished to create an exceptional home with a unique blend of character features, period charm and modern design with the addition of a modern kitchen/dining family room.

Impressive wrought iron gates lead to the front door and the handsome flagstone hall sets the scene for the ground floor, with well-proportioned rooms, open fireplaces and wood burner stoves.

The heart of the property is the stylish open-plan kitchen and family room.

This practical living space is further enhanced by bi-fold doors opening to the secluded walled patio and to the west facing garden beyond.

Off the kitchen is a sitting/dining room with an open fireplace and door leading to the cellar.

At the front of the house the main sitting room has French doors to the west-facing garden.

Beyond this the utility room/kitchen is flanked by the study, a formal dining room.

These rooms were used formerly as an annexe.

The accommodation reaches over three floors, starting with an elegant staircase from the reception hall.

The spacious principal bedroom enjoys a large bay window with a western aspect and an enviable en-suite bathroom.

Two more double bedrooms and a shower room complete this floor.

On the second floor are three further good-size bedrooms, a family bathroom and stairs leading up to the loft bedroom.

Throughout this delightful property there are many charming features including the staircase and large, stylish windows with working shutters.

Part of the west-facing wall of the property is believed to be medieval.

Keppel Lodge is named after Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, who was lodged there in 1779 pending court martial when he was accused of misconduct and neglect of duty at the Battle of Ushant during the war of Austrian Succession.

His flagship at Ushant was HMS Victory which 27 years later was Nelsons flagship at Trafalgar.

Honourably acquitted, he had a successful naval career becoming 1st Sea Lord in 1782 and at one point MP for Chichester from 1755 to 1761.

Close to the centre of Emsworth, the property is within walking distance of the shops and facilities which include day-to-day shopping, pubs and restaurants, doctors’ surgery, dentists, library, bus service and railway station.

The adjacent foreshore offers extensive sailing, pretty foreshore walks and two sailing clubs.

This practical and perfectly located family home is steeped in history and a viewing is highly recommended.

Guide Price £1,150,000 Freehold.

For more information, or to arrange a viewing, contact Henry Adams, 15 North Street, Emsworth. Telephone 01243 377773.