7 bedroom detached house for saleHenley Hill, Haslemere, Surrey
- A well presented house with lodge & studio
- 4 Reception Rooms
- 4 Bedrooms in the main house
- 2 Bathrooms
- The Lodge with sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
- The Piggery with bedroom, shower room & kitchenette
- Oak framed car port with secure storage
- In all about 1.42 acres (0.57 ha)
A well presented period house, originating from the 14th Century with Georgian and later additions, now providing generous accommodation with a separate three bedroom lodge and a bedsit/studio.
The Main House: Hall, Kitchen/breakfast/family room, TV room, Study/dining room, Drawing room, Utility/boiler room, Cloakroom, Master bedroom with shower room en suite and walk-in wardrobe, 3 further bedrooms, Family bathroom.
The Lodge: Hall, Sitting room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Ground floor bedroom & shower room, 2 first floor bedrooms, Family bathroom.The Piggery: Bedroom with sitting area, Shower room, Kitchenette.
Outside: Oak framed car port with secure storage, Greenhouse, Garden equipment shed, Pond, Lawns, In all about 1.42 acres (0.57 ha), There is a further 0.27 acres of mixed woodland across the road.
Verdley Edge is situated in the hamlet of Henley within the South Downs National Park, set back from the road and approached initially over a shared track, then on to the gravelled drive which has ample parking space.
It is believed to have 14th Century origins but is not listed. The core of the building is timber framed and there are examples of the fine timbers in the exposed beams around the house.
The property has a mixture of stone elevations, is part rendered with exposed timbers all under a clay tiled roof. A large two storey Georgian extension created the drawing room and bedrooms above. The current owners have sympathetically restored the property, including new electrics, heating and plumbing and have updated it to a very high specification. It now offers a wonderful kitchen/breakfast/family room with a woodburning stove and a wide range of kitchen units with granite worksurfaces. Steps down from the kitchen lead to a TV room with double doors out to the terrace. There is a study/dining room and formal drawing room to the other end of the house. A useful utility/boiler room and cloakroom complete the ground floor.
The attractive landing shows the frame of the property with exposed timbers. The beautiful master bedroom suite has a large shower room and walk in wardrobe and there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Adjacent to the main house is a substantial 3 bedroom lodge which has a sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, double bedroom and shower room on the ground floor and 2 further double bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. It would be ideal for staff accommodation or for multi generational families wishing to live together yet retain their independence or as a bed & breakfast (subject to planning).
A charming converted Piggery forms a further guest bedroom with sitting area, shower room and kitchenette. Designed for flexible use as a guest studio or office accommodation. Across the gravelled parking area there is an attractive oak framed cart style car port with a secure storage behind under a tiled roof.
Gardens & Grounds
The gardens surround the house and are mainly laid to lawn with retaining walls on the western side. A yorkstone terrace runs round the house with extended entertaining areas on the north and south sides. There is a greenhouse and an attractive pond edged with lavender and rose beds, large swathes of lawns bordered with matures trees and rhododendrons which act as screening. In all about 1.42 acres (0.57 ha). There is a further 0.27 acres of mixed woodland across the road.
By Road: London 50 miles, Midhurst 3 miles, Haslemere 4 miles, Guildford 19 miles.
The A3 at Hindhead is just 6 miles away and gives fast access to London, the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports.
Local Amenities: Fernhurst is about 1½ miles north and has a doctor's surgery, post office, range of shops, a Church and a pub. Within walking distance is the hamlet of Henley which boasts the award winning gastro pub The Duke of Cumberland and ½ mile north of the property is the upmarket Banyan Indian Restaurant.
Comprehensive Shopping: Haslemere is just under 4 miles north and offers a much wider range of supermarkets, including Waitrose, restaurants, shops, hotels and leisure facilities. Midhurst, Petworth, Guildford and Chichester are also all within easy reach.
Leisure Facilities: Midhurst is home to Cowdray Park Polo and there are various golf courses including Goodwood, Cowdray Park, Liphook and Petersfield. There is both horse and motor racing at Goodwood and sailing from Chichester Harbour and other centres along the South Coast. Being situated in the heart of the South Downs National Park there are many miles of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding nearby.
Education: There are many schools within easy reach, ranging from primary through to 6th form colleges, including Fernhurst primary, Highfield, Brookham and Bohunt in Liphook, Rother College in Midhurst and The Royal School in Hindhead.
Rail Links: The station at Haslemere offers journey times in to London Waterloo from 52 minutes.
Bus Links: There is a regular Stagecoach bus route linking Fernhurst to Haslemere, Guildford and Midhurst, with onward connections.
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