A charming Grade II Listed detached period cottage, understood to have origins in the 17th Century. Presented with attractive brick and timber elevations under a thatched roof. The property retains many period features including a wealth of exposed beams and has been sympathetically renovated by the current owner in recent years. Features include a superb dining room with vaulted ceiling enjoying triple aspect which leads to a study. There is an impressive sitting room with lofty ceiling and attractive curved bay window, and fitted kitchen with Shaker style units opening to a breakfast area. There are three bedrooms including a ground floor suite with the benefit of an occasional fourth bedroom in The Bothy. No Onward Chain.
Occupying a tucked-away position in the sought-after village of Steep which offers a range of amenities including a school, church and public house. More comprehensive facilities are available in the town of Petersfield within about 2 miles having an excellent range of shops, sporting and leisure facilities and station on the Waterloo/Portsmouth main line. There is a wide choice of state and private schools in the vicinity including the well known Bedales within 0.75 mile. The surrounding countryside is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and is crisscrossed by footpaths and bridleways including the South Downs Way.
DETACHED BOTHY: 19'8 x 9'2 currently used as occasional bedroom and potential home office. DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: with light and power connected, twin up-and-over doors. Detached Garden Store. Potting Shed. Water Tap. Outside Lighting. GARDEN: This is a delightful feature of the cottage, providing a mature and colourful setting. To the front, there is a tarmac parking area for approximately three vehicles. The front garden is enclosed with attractive brick and stone walling comprising lawns interspersed with well stocked borders of flowering and herbaceous shrubs including a magnolia and Judas tree. A side pathway leads to the rear garden where there is a sun terrace with wisteria clad pergola. Beyond are extensive lawns interspersed with a variety of mature trees including apple and acer. There are further flower borders with many old English roses,
further sun terrace and a secret garden with several trees. In all the garden EXTENDS TO 0.45 ACRE.
SERVICES: Mains Water and Electricity. Private Drainage. LPG Central Heating.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: East Hampshire District Council.
Two Bath/Shower Rooms
Impressive Dining Room with vaulted ceiling
Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Detached Bothy used as Bedroom/Home Office