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An impressive detached family house situated in a prominent and popular elevated location with secluded grounds of about 0.77 of an acre (0.314 ha). The feeling of space is immediate with a large entrance hall which features a splendid mahogany staircase. The extensive and versatile living accommodation includes four very well proportioned reception rooms. A particular feature of this property is the large sitting room extending to 28’ x 19’ with full width sliding doors leading to an area of decking with views of the rear garden. In addition, there is also a large drawing room (25’9 x 15’9), dining room and further reception room /fifth bedroom and there is a cloakroom/shower located across the hall. Of note, there is a very useful studio/office being located on a lower ground floor. This room can be accessed separately from the front drive and is ideal for those wishing to work from home or use as a consultancy room.
The kitchen/breakfast room has been refitted by the present owners in recent years and is presented to a very high standard with real wood cabinets and granite work surface and has a connecting door to the dining room.
There are four good family bedrooms, two of which feature en suite facilities, one with a bathroom and the other with a shower, whilst there is also a large family bathroom and useful storage cupboards.
All the bathrooms and shower rooms have been refitted in recent years.
The house stands within well established grounds providing an idealsetting and a good degree of seclusion. This is an ideal family home occupying a fine mature setting in the heart of the village.
The house occupies an exceptional elevated location in the heart of the village. The very attractive and active village of Beech with its own Parish Council is surrounded by fine Hampshire countryside within an unspoilt wooded valley between the villages of Bentworth, Medstead and Shalden. The village has a very strong community with a church and a recently refurbished and extended village hall. There are a number of foot and bridle paths nearby, ideal for a number of country pursuits. The village of Bentworth, about 3 miles, has a Primary School, two public houses and church. The village of Medstead (about 2 miles) also has shops, a public house and Primary School. The village of Beech stands adjacent to Alton whilst also adjoining fine open Hampshire countryside with a network of footpaths leading towards open countryside.
Alton provides a good range of individual shops and supermarkets together with weekly markets, cinema, sports centre, two secondary schools, 6th form college and station with direct line to London Waterloo.
The house is approached by a meandering tarmac drive which provides ample car parking and turning space for several vehicles both immediately in front of the garage, and at a lower level for visitors. Yorkstone steps lead up to the front door together with flower and shrub borders to either side. The garden is to the rear is mainly laid to lawn with mature borders. A decking area accessed immediately off the sitting room provides an ideal outside seating area. The gardens and grounds offer a good degree of seclusion and extend to about 0.77 of an acre (0.314 ha) in all.
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