An exceptional Grade II Listed attached cottage of great character standing close to the heart of the very pretty village of Holybourne. This handsome cottage has undergone extensive and sympathetic restoration in the past. Stylish and contemporary fittings create a very appealing village home whilst still retaining all of the inherent character of the original building with oak internal doors and exposed beams. The feeling of space, light and character is immediate with a large kitchen and dining area with oak flooring. The fully fitted kitchen has a breakfast bar and a range of integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven, hob and extractor fan. The kitchen is complemented by a sitting room with an open fireplace and a window seat with views over the front garden. On the first floor there is a large landing which provides a further reception area and could be utilised in a variety of ways depending on individual needs and features a fireplace. There is a very spacious principal bedroom with a period fireplace, fitted wardrobes and a stylish en suite shower room with mosaic tiled walls, basin and WC. Of note, there is also a wonderful traditional bathroom with a roll top bath, basin with cabinet below and separate shower cubicle. This is a stunning room that ideally complements the history and character of the cottage. There are two further bedrooms with Velux windows to the second floor and views over the village. Special thought and consideration was given to the design and restoration of the building to retain the history and character of the cottage whilst also providing a practical village home with hardwood timber frames to the windows and double glazing where possible. NOTE: The electric car charger will not be included in the sale price.
The cottage occupies a mature and established position close to the heart of the very pretty village of Holybourne. The village has a strong and active community with a primary school (Andrews Endowed), public house, shop/post office, church and village hall. The village is close to Alton and 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, Waitrose, M&S Simply Food, cinema, sports centre, two secondary schools, 6th form college and station to London Waterloo.
The garden has been landscaped to take full advantage of the setting with paved pathways and areas of lawn to the front. There is an area of block paved driveway providing parking spaces for two vehicles.
Kitchen / Dining Room
Large Landing/Study area
En Suite Shower Room
Gas Fired Central Heating