This characterful detached property dates from 1912 and benefits from charming and well-presented interiors throughout, including a number of sympathetically preserved period features. Much care has been taken to preserve it, which can be seen in its abundance of original tiled fireplaces, high ceilings, feature stain glass window and dual-aspect rooms which maximise the excellent natural light. The attractive property also benefits from a good amount of storage, including an attractive fitted kitchen within a newer extension and a useful cellar.
The property is entered via the formal hexagonal entrance hall having period floor tiles. The versatile ground floor layout features four reception rooms including a sitting room, family room, dining room and study, plus a shower room and a well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room with part-vaulted ceiling. Here there are number of fitted NEFF appliances such as a dishwasher and microwave, with space for a range cooker.
On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, each with high ceilings and lovely views over the property’s own gardens and beyond. In addition, there is a family bathroom and access from the landing to a balcony with views to the front.
Located to the west of Alresford, the property is within easy reach of the town’s plentiful independent stores and day-to-day amenities. The charming town is renowned for its pretty streets lined with 18th-century cottages, as well as its wide selection of boutiques, cafes and pubs. Riverside walks are plentiful along the banks of the River Arle which flows through the town and the nearby River Itchen, as well as the famous Watercress Meadows. A more comprehensive selection of amenities can be found in nearby Winchester (6.9 miles) which has direct rail access to London Waterloo (approx. 1 hour). Junction 11 of the M3 provides fast road access to London and the south.
The property has an attractive appearance from the road and is approached via a gated brick-paved driveway situated to the side of the house, where there is also a timber pergola/car port, behind which is a side gate leading to the rear garden. The driveway provides ample parking for a number of vehicles, with additional parking space available in the detached tandem garage. To the front of the property there is a wide area of lawn edged by trees and a number of flowerbeds, with a favourable south-facing aspect. To the rear there is a further area of lawn, a paved patio and a good variety of trees and shrubs. The garden also benefits from excellent storage, including a store, wooden shed and greenhouse.
ground floor shower room
family room study