An exceptionally spacious house of great character and style standing in landscaped grounds of just over two acres with beautiful rural views. The house has been enhanced with skill and sympathy to take full advantage of the setting and create an exceptional family home with bright and well-proportioned accommodation.
Features of note include a stunning open plan sitting/dining room with multiple doors opening out to the garden. This is a magnificent room extending to 34' / 10'4m with a vaulted ceiling and an exposed oak frame together with a brick fireplace and wood burning stove. The living accommodation is further complemented by a large kitchen and breakfast room with a wood burning stove and door to the garden and terrace. The bespoke fitted kitchen has a full range of cabinets and pan drawers, five ring induction range, dishwasher, granite work surfaces and breakfast bar. Importantly, there is also an adjoining utility room and boot room. The further accommodation is very flexible and includes three double bedrooms to the ground floor (each with doors opening out to the garden) and a very impressive principle bedroom suite with a dressing area, shower room and balcony to the first floor. Of note, each of the bath and shower rooms have been fitted with stylish modern sanitary ware with large walk-in showers.
The house is complemented by a very useful range of outbuildings including a home office / studio, garage with storage room over and further work shop / garage. The home office / studio provides a very comfortable independent base with two sets of bi fold doors opening out to the garden with heating, telephone and power connections.
The house stands within the most delightful and tranquil landscaped grounds with idyllic views of the open countryside beyond.
The house occupies a rarely available and sought after tranquil edge of village setting with idyllic views of open countryside and long views to the West. Ropley is a thriving village with access to excellent walks and open countryside as well as an array of amenities including a community shop and Post Office, primary school, church, parish hall, sports pavilion and recreation ground. There is also a station on the Mid-Hants Watercress steam railway line running between Alresford and Alton.
The nearby Georgian market town of Alresford is famed for its pretty streets lined with 18th century houses, cottages, boutique shops, independent retailers, cafes, pubs and everyday stores. The River Arle flows through the town and on into the River Itchen with a number of beautiful riverside walks and the watercress meadows. Further amenities can be found in Winchester and Alton.
The house stands within attractive landscaped grounds providing a beautiful setting with areas of lawn and a variety of areas of interest. There are flower and rose borders and a number of young and mature trees including a handkerchief, beech, maple and a laburnum intertwined with a wisteria. A paved terrace adjoins the kitchen/breakfast room and provides an ideal outside seating area. A raised vegetable garden and a variety of fruit trees are set between the house and studio / home office. A long private driveway is set between an avenue of hornbeams and provides ample parking and access to the lower paddock area, to the workshop and clad garage.
Stunning Gardens and Grounds of about 2.1 acres
Beautiful vaulted Sitting/Dining Room
2 Shower Rooms (1 En Suite)
Detached Home Office/Gym
Detached Double Garage with Storage over and WC