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A beautifully appointed and spacious detached family house of great character and history standing close to the heart of the village. The house provides a very fine and interesting village home whilst still retaining all of its inherent character with well-proportioned rooms, exposed beams and beautiful fireplaces. The generous accommodation is set off a spacious dining / family room and includes a large twin aspect drawing room with two fireplaces (including an Inglenook), panelled walls and stained glass windows. There is also a library/study with a wood burning stove and home cinema room. The accommodation is complemented by a bespoke triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room with double doors opening out to the garden and fitted with a range of cabinets, granite work surfaces and a Lacanche 5-ring gas range with a triple oven. The property also the benefit of a cellar, large utility room and ground floor cloakroom. There are six bedrooms including two bedroom suites and a family bathroom to the first floor. The principal bedroom includes an en suite bathroom with traditional sanitary ware and a roll top bath. The house stands within a well established garden providing an ideal setting and a good degree of seclusion. This is a rare opportunity to purchase an exceptional village house.
Holybourne has a very strong and active community with a Primary School (Andrews Endowed), infants school, Eggars Secondary School, public house, shop/Post Office, theatre, hall, church and a number of clubs and associations. Holybourne is adjacent to Alton and also adjoins fine open Hampshire countryside with a network of footpaths leading towards the Wey Valley and the North Downs. Alton provides a good range of individual shops together with weekly and specialist markets, cinema, sports centre, secondary school, a sixth form college and mainline station to London Waterloo. There is a good range of independent schools with Lord Wandsworth College at Long Sutton and Alton Convent both within the local area.
The house stands within an attractive landscaped garden providing a beautiful and private setting with areas of lawn and a variety of young and mature trees. A terrace adjoins the kitchen/breakfast room and provides an ideal outside seating area. There is also an area of raised decking, set in between the apple trees, overlooking the garden and providing a further outside seating area. A private driveway is approached via a pair of electric gates and provides ample parking and access to the oak framed car barn and garage. Timber shed.
Dining / Family Room
Home Cinema Room
3 Bathrooms (2 En Suite)
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