A beautifully appointed country property with spacious and well planned accommodation in excess of 3,000 sq. ft. Approached from Vicarage Lane, a short distance from the B3449 which provides convenient access to the M3 and M4 motorway networks. The property is believed to date back to the 1930s and has been greatly improved in recent years to provide practical yet versatile accommodation arranged over two floors. Some of the alterations incorporate a new family kitchen/dining room, two new bathrooms and garage conversion. The house is in good decorative order throughout and could accommodate families with dependent relatives, the need for ground floor sleeping accommodation or as the current owner uses the space for, an area for two separate treatment rooms or home offices. The front door opens into an inviting reception hallway, with doors leading to adjacent rooms complemented with a bay window overlooking the village green, adjacent is a study which also has a bay window allowing natural light to enter. In addition to the first floor bathroom there is a shower room with w/c,. For formal entertaining there is a separate dining room and a conservatory, with double doors to the internal courtyard, leading to the spacious and double aspect living room. From here to the kitchen/dining room, with breakfast island, Rangemaster cooker and built in appliances, fitted with a range of units under an expanse of worktops. Adjacent is the utility room and the family room returning back to the reception hall and front door. Both the dining and sitting rooms have solid fuel stoves and the kitchen/dining room and living room have double doors to the rear garden patio; the living room also has a further set of double doors to the courtyard. Completing the ground floor accommodation are pantry, store room and boot-room – with a door to the garden.
Situated in the heart of this traditional Hampshire hamlet opposite the village green. The property is betwixt the villages of Mattingley and Heckfield, both of which have churches and public houses. Shopping facilities in nearby Hook include a Tesco's, Boots and a post office, with a Waitrose and John Lewis at Home in Basingstoke. First class schooling in the area includes Whitewater Primary School in Rotherwick and Robert Mays in Odiham. Independent schools include Daneshill, St Neots, Wellington College and Elstree. Communications are first class with both the M3 and M4 easily accessible. Mainline stations at Winchfield and Basingstoke have regular services to London Waterloo. London Paddington can be reached via Reading Station.
Hook 4 miles, Basingstoke 11 miles, Reading 10.5 miles, M3 (Junction 5) 4 miles, M4 (Junction 11) 9 miles, Winchfield Station 3.5 miles, London Waterloo from Basingstoke or Winchfield Stations from 44 minutes.
(All distances and times are approx.)
To the front, the property is approached by a gravel drive with parking for several vehicles. The rear garden is predominately laid to lawn with a good variety of mature shrubs and trees, beyond this is wooded area, a haven for wildlife, with Keter garden store (8’5 x 11 on a concrete slab base) and direct access onto local farm land.
Footpaths provide walks that can take you to five country pubs in Rotherwick, Mattingley, Heckfield and Hazeley Heath.
4 Bedrooms on the first floor
Study/ Bedroom 5