FABULOUS LOCATION....Charlton Grace are delighted to offer to the market this attractive period farmhouse which has been modernised and refurbished by the current owners to create a glorious family home with first class living. The property offers no onward chain...
The Homestead is the most attractive period farmhouse which has been modernised and refurbished by the current owners to create a glorious family home with first class living. The property is well situated within a non-estate location on the edge of Hartley Wintney village. The accommodation offers a stunning reception hallway, Study with fireplace and exposed wooden beams, large elegant living room with doors on to front garden, stunning dining room, Garden room with vaulted glass ceiling, bedroom five with luxury ensuite bathroom, a fabulous kitchen/breakfast room is some 20ft in length, adjoining breakfast room with b-folding doors to garden, refitted utility room, modern cloakroom. First floor offers large master bedroom suite with access to a large balcony overlooking garden and a stunning ensuite bathroom, bedroom two with luxury ensuite, further two double bedrooms are served by this superb family bathroom, library area (A bedroom could be created by installing a wall) A particular feature of the property is the beautifully mature landscaped gardens/grounds/paddocks extending to about 6 acres. The entrance to The homestead is via wooden gates leading over a sweeping gravelled driveway to a large attractive large barn/garage/store which could be re-utilised, subject to the necessary planning permissions. A substantial paved terrace extends from the side of the property being ideal for 'al fresco' dining in the summer months and enjoying a view through an avenue of trees to the paddocks beyond. The detached cottage could be a self-contained one/two bedroom annex with reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room with doors to garden, office/gym and toilet.
The Homestead is located about 1.4 miles west of the desirable village of Hartley Wintney which provides an excellent range of local amenities, including shops, post office, surgery, public houses, churches, schools and a golf course. Schools within the village include Oakwood Infant School and Greenfields Junior School. Preparatory schools in the area include Daneshill and St. Neots. Senior independent schools include Lord Wandsworth College, Bradfield, Wellington College and, further afield, Winchester College and St. Swithun's, Winchester.
The village is steeped in local history with Hartley Wintney Cricket Club being formed in 1770 and remaining one of the oldest playing cricket greens in the country. More extensive shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found in the neighbouring towns of Farnham, Basingstoke, Fleet and Reading, all of which are within easy driving distance of The Homestead.
Excellent access to the M3 (Junction 4A and 5) within easy driving distance and Winchfield mainline railway station providing a fast and regular service to London Waterloo.
RECEPTION HALLWAY. 18'2" x 13'0" (5.54m x 3.96m)Front and side windows, stairs to first floor, brick fireplace, exposed timber beams, ceiling inset lights, tiled flooring, radiator. Door to:
STUDY/FAMILY ROOM. 14'4" x 12'5" (4.37m x 3.78m)Front aspect window, fireplace, exposed timber beams, wall mounted lights, radiator. Doors to:
LARGE ELEGANT LIVING ROOM. 28'4" x 14'8" (8.64m x 4.47m)Two large front aspect windows, French doors to front garden, open fireplace, wall mounted lights, ceiling inset lights, radiator. Door to:
FABULOUS KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM. 24'0" x 12'0" (7.32m x 3.66m) Side and rear aspect windows, butler sink, granite work tops, matching eye and floor level units with drawers, large Aga, Integral dish washer, breakfast bar with seating area, exposed timber beams, ceiling inset lights.
BREAKFAST ROOM. 11'0" x 8'0" (3.35m x 2.44m)Bi-folding doors to garden, display units, vaulted ceiling with skylight, tiled flooring.
MODERN UTILITY ROOM.Door to garden, butler sink, granite work tops, range of matching units, space and plumbing for appliances, part vaulted ceiling with skylight, two large stainless steel fridge freezers, tiled flooring. Radiator.
INNER HALLWAY.Exposed wooden floorboards, ceiling inset lights, radiator. Doors to:
MODERN CLOAKROOM.Low level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard under, extractor fan, ceiling inset lights. Radiator.
STUNNING DINING ROOM. 16'2" x 16'0" (4.93m x 4.88m)Rear and side aspect windows, exposed wooden floorboards, wall mounted lights, ceiling inset lights, radiator. Doors to:
GARDEN ROOM. 15'2" x 15'0" (4.62m x 4.57m)Bi-folding doors to private courtyard, fitted storage cupboard, tiled and timber patterned flooring, wall mounted lights, French doors to front garden, vaulted glass ceiling. Radiator. Door to:
BEDROOM FIVE/GUEST BEDROOM. 14'6" x 10'2" (4.42m x 3.10m)Front and side aspect windows, radiator. Access to:
LUXURY ENSUITE BATHROOM. 9'0" x 7'0" (2.74m x 2.13m)Windows, low level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard under, enclosed panelled bath with built in shower over, tiled walls, extractor fan, heated towel rail.
GALLERIED LANDING.Side aspect windows, exposed limber beams, wall mounted lights, part vaulted ceiling with skylight, radiator. Doors to:
MASTER BEDROOM. 16'5" x 14'2" (5.00m x 4.32m)Front aspect window, doors on to balcony with great views, ceiling inset lights, radiator. Door to:
LARGE STUNNING ENSUITE BATHROOM. 11'4" x 11'0" (3.45m x 3.35m) Front aspect window, low level WC, two wash hand basins with cupboards under, large walk-in shower cubicle, roll top bath with mixer taps and hand held shower attachment, ceiling inset lights. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO. 18'0" x 11'4" (5.49m x 3.45m)Side and rear aspect windows, vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams, radiator. Door to:
LUXURY ENSUITE. 8'4" x 6'0" (2.54m x 1.83m)Low level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle, vaulted ceiling with inset lights, heated towel rail.
BEDROOM THREE. 14'8" x 12'5" (4.47m x 3.78m)Front aspect window, cast iron fireplace, exposed timber beams, ceiling inset lights, radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR. 16'4" x 10'2" (4.98m x 3.10m)Side and rear aspect windows, storage cupboard, radiator.
LARGE SUPERB FAMILY BATHROOM. 14'4" x 10'4" (4.37m x 3.15m)Rear aspect window, low level WC, wash hand basin, large shower cubicle, roll top bath with mixer taps and hand held shower attachment, ceiling inset lights, tiled flooring, extractor fan, large heated towel rail.
LIBRARY AREA. 12'2" x 9'0" (3.71m x 2.74m)Front and side aspect windows, ceiling inset lights, radiator. (A bedroom could be created by installing a wall)
The property is positioned in a lovely plot just under 6 acres:
The Homestead is approached via a five bar gate onto a large gravelled parking area suitable for several vehicles. There is a detached barn which is currently used for garaging/storage.
A brick pathway leads to the house and covered entrance porch which has ornamental brickwork and a tiled floor and leads into the hallway of the house.
There is an attractive brick paviour pathway leading to a paved terrace which is ideal for al fresco dining. The front garden consists of raised flower beds and a level lawned area bordered by hedging with a personal gate onto Thackhams Lane. There are separate areas of the garden with a wide variety of trees and shrubs creating an interesting and established setting in a secluded environment.
The Homestead has a magnificent mature wisteria which runs across the front of the house and onto the balcony. This is a feature of the property and compliments the mature setting of the house. Surrounding the house are several seating areas which afford privacy and invoke a sense of tranquillity.
From the terrace there is a pergola with steps which lead down to a level lawned area with greenhouse/planting area, vegetable garden and storage shed for garden equipment and over towards a small natural pond. A side gate leads onto the fabulous terraced area with decking which overlooks a larger pond well stocked with plants. This is an ideal spot for entertaining or nature watching.
The detached cottage/annexe accommodation being a self-contained one/two bedroomed double storey building with a reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room with doors to garden, office/gym/living room and toilet.
Adjoining the house is a field/paddock with post and rail fencing. Subject to Planning Permission there may be scope for the building of stables.