Estate Agents Alton | Property guide for Alton
The Country House Company are Estate Agents who provide Property Management, Lettings and Sales across Alton and surrounding areas in Hampshire and Wiltshire.
Alton is an historic market town situated at the head of the Northern River Wey valley, surrounded by beautiful Hampshire countryside. Hampshire’s friendliest market town, Alton is a delightful and welcoming place and the ideal base for exploring. The surrounding area, home to Jane Austen, is renowned for its tranquil and unspoilt beauty and the countryside properties that are available to buy or let are much in demand here.
The town lies within North East Hampshire close to many very attractive villages such as Bentley, Bentworth, Binsted, Chawton, Colemore, East Tisted, Farringdon, Four Marks, Froyle, Kingsley, Holybourne, Lasham, Medstead, Newton Valence, Selborne, Shalden and Worldham. Other nearby villages include Froxfield with its much sought-after primary school, Privett and the Meon Valley.
Just 18 miles north east of Winchester, for many years Alton was famous for its hops and breweries. Today it is a delightful mix of historic buildings with modern shops and arcades. Tuesday is market day, and the town hosts many markets and fairs throughout the year. Guided walks of the town start from the Tourist Information Centre or the rail station. This thriving community has much to offer everyone. There is much cultural wealth with Jane Austen’s literary home at Chawton and the museums of William Curtis as well as the home of Gilbert White the naturalists and the Oates Museum at Selbourne. Both cricket and running are particularly active with Clubs based in Alton. There are several excellent Golf Clubs nearby and a good leisure centre with swimming pool, squash and tennis courts etc in the town.
A perfect centre for exploring the literary and cultural heritage of this part of Hampshire, Alton is Surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful countryside, long distance footpaths and other rights of way offering many opportunities for walking and cycling. Alton gives good access to the M3 being approximately 5 miles south of junction 6, the A31 for Guildford, A32 to Fareham, Portsmouth, Southampton and the south coast. Heathrow is approximately 45 miles and Gatwick approximately 50 miles. There is a main line railway station to London (Waterloo approximately 1 hour) that ensures house rentals in Alton are popular with commuters.
There are excellent local Junior/Infant Schools with Nurseries throughout the area and houses to rent within range of the popular Alton Sixth Form College are highly sought after. Alton Convent is a much admired private school with Bedales, Churchers College, Lord Wandsworth, Daneshill, Sherfield, St Swithin and Winchester College being some of the nearby private schools.
For full details on schools in the Alton area please see www.schools-search.co.uk
Estate Agents Alton
As Estate Agents covering Alton we are always looking for suitable Alton property to sell or rent for clients. If you have property you think would be suitable, then please do not hesitate to make contact on 02392 632275 – we would be very happy to assist you. Alternatively if you are looking for property in Alton please check our current properties for sale here and rent here.
There are an excellent range of quality rental properties and properties for sale in Alton and the surrounding area. Enquiries regarding residential lettings in Alton should be made to The Country House Company. We pride ourselves on the personal and professional service we provide and are happy to help with any queries concerning property rentals, sales and residential property management.