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A truly delightful, light and spacious Grade II listed thatched house of great character standing in grounds of just over 0.4 of an acre with stunning rural views. It is one of the most beautiful detached cottages in the area and is set within fine, private gardens in the picturesque village of Lasham yet only about 4.5 miles of the market town of Alton to the south. Also, all of the amenities of Basingstoke (about 8.5 miles) including Festival Place, fast trains to London (about 45 minutes) and M3 motorway are to the west. Throughout the property, the rooms are light and well-proportioned and they include a bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga, an airy sitting room with a fireplace, family room also with a fireplace and a dining room. Of note, a door from the kitchen opens out to the terrace ideal for outside entertaining. The generous ground floor accommodation also includes a study / occasional bedroom 5. There are four bedrooms to the first floor including a principal bedroom suite with a dressing area and stylish en suite bathroom. Both the family and en-suite bathrooms are very well appointed with traditional white sanitary ware. The cottage is complemented by a detached annexe with kitchen / living room and shower room, providing additional flexibility and very useful ancillary accommodation. A utility room adjoins the annexe and is ideal for day to day use.
The cottage occupies a very special and rarely available location on the edge of the active village of Lasham. The village has a public house and Church and is set amidst fine Hampshire countryside between the villages of Bentworth, Shalden and Herriard. The Georgian market town of Alton and trains to Waterloo are only about 4.5 miles away. The village is also home to the well-known Lasham Gliding Club. Alton has a good range of High Street shops, Waitrose, public and independent schools, further education college, sports centre and outlying golf course.
The property stands within attractive landscaped grounds providing a beautiful setting with areas of lawn, well stocked flower and rose borders and a variety of young and mature trees. A paved terrace adjoins the kitchen/breakfast room and provides an ideal outside seating area with glorious views over the adjoining farmland to the countryside beyond. There is an ideally placed tree house and adjoining play area set within the rear garden. Garden store. A private driveway provides ample parking.
4 / 5 Bedrooms
En Suite Bathroom
Study / Bedroom 5
Detached Annexe with Bedroom/Living Room & Kitchen
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