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5 bedroom country house for sale

Country outskirts of Four Marks village, Hampshire

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Property Description

Key features

  • 5 double bedrooms with 2 en-suites
  • Bath and shower rooms
  • 2 reception rooms, integral workshop, loggia and carport
  • 2 modern kitchens with utility facilities
  • 3 roomed detached annexe bungalow
  • Gas heating system with radiators - also solar PV panels
  • Range of outbuildings including barn and garaging
  • Extensive gardens, grounds and large paddock

Full description

Occupying an outstanding setting with 3 acres and commanding a broad frontage with a South Westerly rear outlook, a substantial and imposing detached country house offering 5 or more main bedrooms, an annexe bungalow, outbuildings, grounds and grazing.

Walk-in Utility Cupboard 
5' 8'' x 3' 8'' (1.73m x 1.12m)
Light, power, plumbing for washing machine, vinyl flooring, fitted shelves, radiator.

Annexe Bungalow 
Detached older/colonial style bungalow immediately to far rear right hand corner of house with part glazed entry lobby.

Living Room 
11' 10'' x 10' 1'' (3.60m x 3.07m)
Rear aspect. Radiator, TV aerial and telephone sockets.

12' 11'' x 11' 8'' (3.93m x 3.55m)
Twin aspect. 2 radiators. Including wardrobes, bedside units and top cupboards.

Shower Room 
10' 2'' x 5' 0'' (3.10m x 1.52m)
Shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Twin aspect, downlighting, part tiled walls, radiator, shaving light, vinyl floor, electric water heater.


From main tarmacadam style drive/parking area with five bar gate, concreted spur driveway to:-

Exterior Workshop 
20' 5'' x 18' 4'' (6.22m x 5.58m) externally
Deatched of timber and pitched metal roof construction with pair of double entry doors, rear door, light and power.

16' 0'' x 8' 9'' (4.87m x 2.66m) externally
Detached of Marley style construction with covered storage either side.

27' 0'' x 15' 0'' (8.22m x 4.57m) externally
With double entry doors and windows. Detached of brick and block construction under pitched roof. Tarmac style approach drive.

Trailer Store 
20' 0'' x 12' 0'' (6.09m x 3.65m) externally
Of similar detached construction to Barn. With concreted yard, fuel store and compost/storage bay.

The lawned gardens adjoin the house to the front and rear with broad paved sun terrace enjoying a South Westerly rear aspect, several mature trees, and banks of shrubs and laurels. Kitchen garden beyond with poly tunnel, 2 sheds and 2 greenhouses.

Extend to the North Westerly and South Westerly sides being lawned and natural grass areas studded by a variety of trees.

Further Garage 
24' 10'' x 11' 4'' (7.56m x 3.45m) externally
Located beside North Western boundary. Including inspection pit. Separate farm gate to Telegraph Lane.

Large Paddock 
Is roughly rectangular and extends beyond the grounds to the South Western side and has two access points via galvanized farm gates.

Overall Plot Size - 3 acres (1.21 hectares) 

Local Authority 
East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX Tel: 01730 266551

Please kindly note our client will apply an overage covenant for a fixed period of years as a condition of the sale.

From Alton, take the A31 towards Winchester. Upon entering Four Marks and just inside the 40 & 30mph speed limits, turn left into Telegraph Lane. Proceed for 0.7 mile where the house is the last house on the right.


En-suite Cloakroom 
White pedestal wash basin and WC, tiled splashback, shaving light, extractor fan, vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Four 
11' 11'' x 10' 0'' (3.63m x 3.05m)
Rear aspect. Previously used as upstairs dining room. Double wall light point, radiator, fitted double cupboard. Archway to:-

Second Kitchen 
9' 11'' x 9' 5'' (3.02m x 2.87m)
Rear aspect. Fitted with cream soft closing units, brushed chrome finished handles, integrated Electrolux slimline dishwasher, beechblock worktops with inset one and a quarter bowl stainless steel single drainer sink and swan neck mixer, tiled splashbacks and worktop lighting. Providing floor cupboards, multiple utensils and pan drawers, corner carousel, corner larder with slide out baskets, and double pelmeted wall cabinets. Gas cooker point, fitted cooker hood. Tiled effect vinyl floor, strip light, space for fridge/freezer.

Bedroom Five/Study 
11' 10'' x 10' 0'' (3.60m x 3.05m)
Side aspect - seasonal view to fields opposite. Fitted wall and corner bookshelves. Radiator, telephone socket.

9' 5'' x 5' 9'' (2.87m x 1.75m)
Front aspect. Suite of panelled metal bath with tiled surrounds, separate shower fitting and folding screen, pedestal wash basin and WC. Chrome heated towel rail, radiator, vinyl flooring, shaving light, electric bar heater.

Bedroom Three 
15' 1'' x 10' 11'' (4.59m x 3.32m) excluding door recess
Twin aspect - front and side. 2 radiators, pair of fitted bedside lights, TV aerial lead.

Large Loggia 
20' 2'' x 15' 1'' (6.14m x 4.59m)
Occupying far right hand corner of house and approached from hall via part single glazed stable door. Paved floor, strip and floodlighting, power. Pine door to:-

15' 0'' x 12' 6'' (4.57m x 3.81m)
Paved floor, strip and floodlighting, power, gas and electric meter boxes. Double doors to:-

Integral Workshop 
11' 4'' x 9' 5'' (3.45m x 2.87m)
Front aspect. Exposed floorboards, fitted L-shaped worktop with stainless steel sink, radiator, BT Openreach point (subject to connection), strip lighting, power. Further workbench. Wall hung Worcester gas condensing boiler. Solar PV System. Ceiling hatch.

First Floor 
From hall, straight double wood spindled balustraded stairs with Stannah stairlift to matching galleried landing.

20' 3'' x 11' 11'' (6.17m x 3.63m) main area
Including double galleried stairwell and library area with fitted bookshelves to right of window. Front aspect. 2 radiators, thermostat, telephone point. 2 loft hatches. Built-in airing cupboard - hot water cylinder, immersion heater, light.

Bedroom One 
20' 2'' x 13' 6'' (6.14m x 4.11m)
Triple aspect. Previously used as upstairs living room. Including stone fireplace, quarry tiled hearth and wooden mantelpiece. 3 radiators, telephone extension point, corner lighting with central light/fan.

Bedroom Two 
15' 2'' x 11' 9'' (4.62m x 3.58m)
Twin aspect - rear and side. Pair of bedside lights, 2 radiators, telephone point (subject to connection).

En-suite Shower Room 
9' 11'' x 3' 9'' (3.02m x 1.14m)
Rear aspect. Suite of shower tray in glazed and tiled enclosure with Aqualisa fitment, pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback and shaving light, and WC. Wood strip effect vinyl flooring, radiator.

Sitting Room 
20' 2'' x 13' 6'' (6.14m x 4.11m)
Triple aspect. Including Claygate style open fireplace with raised quarry tiled hearth and mantelpiece. Parquet floor, 2 double wall light points, 3 radiators, TV aerial lead. Double French doors to sun terrace.

Dining Room 
11' 10'' x 9' 10'' (3.60m x 2.99m)
Rear garden aspect. Parquet floor, 2 wall light points, radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
13' 1'' x 9' 9'' (3.98m x 2.97m)
Rear garden aspect. Fitted in cream colour scheme with brushed chrome finished handles, integrated stainless steel finished gas series of hob and double oven, concealed hood, fridge/freezer, separate freezer and slimline dishwasher, and housing for condenser drier. Beechblock worktops inset with Franke one and a quarter bowl stainless steel single drainer sink with mono mixer and tiled splashbacks interspersed with decors and with task lighting. Units providing floor cupboards with magic corner, multiple soft closing drawers and matching double pelmeted wall cabinets. Quarry tiled floor, radiator, strip lighting.

Wash Room 
5' 6'' x 3' 11'' (1.68m x 1.19m)
Front window. Quarry tiled floor, radiator, plumbing for washing machine, white hand basin, tiled splashback/soap niche, strip light.

Separate WC 
White suite, quarry tiled floor, automatic extractor fan, electric consumer unit.

Commanding a road frontage of about 325ft (98.98m), Eynsford is high in the Hampshire Hills merging with open countryside yet occupies level ground. Telegraph Lane is a premier road in Four Marks set away from any busy roads on the Southern outskirts. There is a network of footpaths and byways together with Weathermore Copse, a golf course and a garden centre in the neighbourhood with the C of E primary school at the end of nearby Alton Lane. The village also has a range of local shops including a bakers, wine merchants, Co-op and Tesco Express, garage with M&S ware, village hall, bus services, churches, societies and recreational facilities, doctors and vets surgeries, and the Watercress line. Within 4.9 miles drive lies Alton's historic town centre offering major shops such as M&S and Sainsbury's, market events and restaurants. Additionally the town has a station (Waterloo line), Waitrose and Aldi, senior and Convent schools, Alton College and a sports centre....

Ground Floor 

Covered Porch 
10' 8'' x 2' 6'' (3.25m x 0.76m)
Oak pillared with herringbone brick pavioured threshold, courtesy lighting and oak front door with pair of glazed side screens to:-

Reception Hall 
L-shaped 17' 0'' x 11' 11'' (5.18m x 3.63m) plus 13' 6'' x 3' 10'' (4.11m x 1.17m)
Pair of side windows. Quarry tiled entry area, parquet floor main area, quarry tiled beyond. 2 radiators, thermostat. Built-in part shelved store cupboard - zonal heating controls.

This unique property, which has been used for multiple family member occupation over the years, was built in 1954 and extended in 1997-2000, the site of the house having been in the same family ownership since the 1920's. Subject to any relevant planning, building and physical restrictions, there is scope for further improvement and capital enhancement. Centred on an impressive sized reception hall and galleried landing with a library area, the accommodation is notable for not only its size and scale but also the privacy and country atmosphere enjoyed. Characteristics include smooth finished ceilings with coving almost throughout, several low silled windows with timber framed double glazing and quarry tiled sills, 2 fireplaces, several parquet floors and pine panelled internal doors, some of which are glazed. The gas heating system, which has supplementary energy/hot water from the solar panels, is zonal and includes the annexe bungalow.

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01 August 2016


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