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A charming and spacious semi-detached period cottage occupying a truly tranquil setting surrounded by unspoilt countryside and nearby woodland yet within a couple of miles of the thriving villages of Oakhanger and Selborne. The cottage is believed to date form 1650 and takes full advantage of the features associated with a building of this period whilst still retaining all of its inherent character with exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with a former bread oven in the sitting room. The living accommodation is set around a spacious entrance hall with a fitted kitchen and a large sitting / dining room with a very useful adjoining store room. There are three bedrooms to the first floor with the first and second bedrooms having fine views over the garden to the hanger beyond. The property also has the benefit of a first floor bathroom. This a delightful and rarely available Grade II Listed cottage sold with a flying freehold with spacious rooms and good ceiling heights complemented by a mature garden with a principally south west aspect.
The cottage stands in a tranquil rural location off a small rural lane with views of the hangers. The small rural hamlet of Hartley Mauditt stands amidst fine Hampshire countryside just over five miles to the south of Alton in between the villages of Selborne and West Worldham within the South Downs National Park. There is a public house, two churches and a village hall at East and West Worldham. The village of Selborne is about 3.5 miles away and has a public house, shops, church and primary school. The popular market town of Alton has a good range of facilities and station to London Waterloo. The surrounding countryside provides ample opportunity for many country pursuits including the nearby Hangers Way.
The cottage stands within an attractive landscaped garden providing a beautiful setting with areas of lawn and well stocked borders together with a vegetable garden and a variety of young and mature trees and a wealth of spring bulbs. A paved terrace adjoins the front and provides an ideal outside seating area with views towards the hangers. There are two parking areas including a driveway off the main drive to Long Candovers leading to the garage store/workshop. A further private driveway is approached via a five bar gate and provides ample parking. Timber shed. Greenhouse.
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