5 bedroom detached house for saleQueens Corner, Milland, West Sussex
Guide Price £1,150,000
Hillside Cottage is a fine period part stone and part tile hung family house dating back to at least 1851 with later extensions, retaining an enormous amount of character and charm including original doors and joinery with painted timbers and beams in the majority of main rooms, whilst at the same the house has a lovely light and open feel with good ceiling height.
The lovely open kitchen breakfast room enjoys the stunning views from the front of the house and comprises a painted farmhouse style kitchen revolving around a large timber central island with a range of fitted timber units incorporating a 4 oven oil fired Aga and a butler sink. There is a distinct dining area to the front with a French door opening onto the front gardens, and a large walk in larder. The adjacent boot room and utility room provide useful further storage.
The impressive drawing room with painted timbers and beams features a large Inglenook fireplace with bread oven and log burning stove, and has double doors opening onto the rear terrace and gardens. Further formal entertaining space is provided by the lovely light and open dining hall with painted wooden floor, painted timbers and beams, a galleried landing and delightful views to the front of the house. The dining hall leads through to the family room and double aspect sitting room featuring a brick fireplace with log burning stove and lovely views from the angle bay leaded light window over the side gardens and countryside beyond.
The master bedroom enjoys commanding views over the Milland valley from two sash windows, and benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes, a dressing room and well fitted bathroom en-suite with a walk in shower, the bathroom and family bathroom were refurbished in June 2011. The four further bedrooms are all good sized double rooms with bedroom two being particularly generous and enjoying the striking views over the side gardens and countryside beyond.
Milland village 1.3 miles, Midhurst town 5 miles, Liphook village and mainline station 4.2 miles (London Waterloo 57 minutes), Haslemere town centre and mainline station 8.7 miles (London Waterloo 53 minutes), Petersfield 8 miles, Guildford 19 miles, London via the A3 Hindhead Tunnel 46 miles
(Distances and times approximate)
Gardens and grounds
Hillside Cottage is approached via a tarmac driveway providing parking and turning for several vehicles, leading to the detached timber garage. Further parking is also provided by an additional area of hard standing on the land, formerly a second garage for the house which could be easily re-instated (subject to the usual permissions).
The house is surrounded on all sides by the gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with mature and specimen trees and shrubs, with a large terrace extending across the back of the house, ideal for outdoor entertaining. The rear gardens rise to an area of light woodland and give commanding views over the Milland valley with a timber summerhouse and seating area making an ideal viewpoint. There is a further large terrace to the western side of the house over the level side lawn, enjoying the fine views and making an ideal evening seating area.
The heated tiled swimming pool is fenced off in the front gardens with an attractive seating area under a pergola with climbing vines. There is a large area of wild garden to the east of the house and main gardens with a spring and large dilapidated shed giving great potential for a timber framed office/garage (subject to the usual permissions).
Detached timber garage with power and light.
Large timber garden shed.
Timber pool house housing pool equipment.
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