Stunning Grade II listed property extensively and sympathetically refurbished by the current owners to a spacious and elegant home with 5 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms and a partially converted outbuilding that if completed could provide ancillary accommodation or office space (subject to permissions). In addition, there is a spacious garage/studio, a good-sized private garden, and parking.
Centrally located in Hambledon, this charming and historic house originates in the 18th Century with subsequent early 19th Century features, and the early 20th Century addition of a shop which provided the village and local community with a bakery.
The stylish living space and has been extensively refurbished and includes new kitchen, bathrooms, re wiring, re-roofing, a new central heating system and decoration throughout. The accommodation is well-appointed with light and spacious rooms brimming with character and all the expected features of a property of its period.
The principal rooms have either fireplace or log burning stove and include a formal dining room, sitting room, and family room. There is a large kitchen/breakfast room complete with Aga, a study, conservatory, utility, cloakroom, a cellar, and a substantial integrated garage which is partially used as a studio.
On the first floor are three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room. A second floor provides two further bedrooms and shared bathroom.
The old bakery, adjacent to the house, has been re roofed and upgraded internally with power, water, and insulation. It is a blank canvas for buyers to complete (subject to consents) to the desired specification.
Situated in the heart of the village the property benefits from private parking to both side. The garden is a good size and private, with sun terrace adjacent to the rear of the house and steps to a large area of lawn with vegetable plot beyond.
Hambledon, famous for its history and strong association with the inception of cricket, is a pretty rural village surrounded by the South Downs National Park and National Trust downland. It has a combined infant and primary school ranked Outstanding by Ofsted, a village shop, a tea room, church, pub, vineyard, and a well-known cricket club.
The surrounding countryside (The South Downs) provides lovely walks and extensive riding. A good range of local shops and amenities are available in nearby Denmead, and both Winchester and Petersfield are easily accessible, each with mainline stations, and more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The A3 provides a direct link to London, the South Coast and the M27 network to Chichester and Southampton Airport.
The area offers an excellent range of schools including Bedales, Churchers College, Ditcham Park and in the state sector The Petersfield School (TPS) and Bohunt.
For full details and to arrange a viewing please see www.countryhousecompany or call Kate Porter on 02392 632 275