4 bedroom detached house for saleElvetham, Nr Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, RG27
Sold STC £1,350,000
- Reception hall
- dining room
- drawing room
- sitting room
- kitchen/breakfast room
- utility room
- master bedroom with en-suite shower room
- three further bedrooms
- second en-suite shower room
This Victorian Grade II listed former School House is believed to date from 1860 and was designed by the architect Samuel Teulon, who also designed the neighbouring Elvetham Hotel, formerly Elvetham Hall for Lord and Lady Calthorpe. It was originally the school for the Estate's farmworkers children. The property has a wealth of character with stone mullion windows, a striking drawing room with vaulted ceiling and the gardens enjoy a high degree of seclusion. The front door opens to the reception hall with downstairs cloakroom and double doors open to the impressive dual aspect dining room which is adjacent to the drawing room with delightful vaulted ceilings and stone mullion windows. The living accommodation is further complemented by a sitting room or library with front aspect bay window and adjacent is the study, with a range of built-in furniture. The kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of cabinets, complemented by a breakfast area with French doors opening to the rear terrace. In addition is access to the utility room. The ground floor living accommodation also benefits from a further office, which enjoys a dual aspect and benefits from a door to the side. From the first floor galleried landing access to the master bedroom with a range of fitted furniture, complemented by a refitted shower room. Three further bedrooms, the second with a refitted shower room, are also served by a family bathroom.
Old School House is situated within the Elvetham Estate between the delightful and picturesque village of Hartley Wintney and the modern town of Fleet. Hartley Wintney itself offers a good range of local amenities including shops, post office, doctors surgery, public house and churches. A wider range of facilities can be found in Fleet and the area is renowned for a number of good state and independent schools. The commuter enjoys easy access to Fleet's mainline station with a journey time to London Waterloo in approximately 40 minutes. By road, the M3 Motorway at Junction 4A gives access to London and the South Coast and Junction 11 of the M4 Motorway at Reading gives access to London and the West.
The property is approached via a horseshoe shingled driveway and in addition there is a further driveway leading to the double garage. The attractive walled garden enjoys a high degree of seclusion with a flagstone terrace leading to landscaped gardens and an ornamental pond. The lawns are interspersed by mature trees and well stocked flower and shrub borders. To the rear is a further paved terrace with summer house and to the side is a Victorian styled glasshouse.
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