6 bedroom detached house for saleVernon Hill, Ashton, Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, SO32
Sold STC £1,550,000
- Master Bedroom with En-Suite
- 6 Further Bedrooms (1 en-suite)
- 2 Bathrooms
- Shower Room
- Games Room/Sitting Room
- Drawing Room
- Sitting Room
- Kitchen/Dining/Family Room
A substantial country residence of much character totalling in excess of 7,000 sq ft with origins believed to date back to the 19th century. Offering very well proportioned accommodation that could suit purchasers with a requirement for dual occupancy, the property boasts excellent reception rooms that are particularly well suited to both family living and entertaining with the particular highlight being the 29 ft kitchen/dining/family room with Aga. The bedroom accommodation is arranged over the first and second floors together with the addition of a games room or den. Of further note is the impressive adjoining vaulted barn which is currently configured as an annexe but could easily work as the principle reception space for the main house.
Occupying an elevated and secluded position in the well regarded hamlet of Ashton, about a mile outside of the popular market town of Bishops Waltham with its range of local shops, restaurants, wine bars and public houses and about 11 miles from the cathedral city of Winchester which offers a more comprehensive range of cultural, shopping and leisure facilities as well as a main line station with services into London Waterloo (about one hour). The area is particular well served with excellent state and private schooling for all age groups. There are superb opportunities for walking and riding in the immediate vicinity with some of Hampshire's finest countryside accessible via an extensive network of public footpaths and bridle ways.
The property is approached via a gated tree lined driveway which terminates at the front of the property and gives ample parking for a number of vehicles. The grounds extend to approximately 2.8 acres and comprise extensive lawns to the front, a walled kitchen garden, a walled courtyard, flagstone terrace adjoining the conservatory with additional terraces all flanked by lawn and interspersed with extensive borders of flowering and herbaceous shrubs and trees and bounded by areas of light woodland, affording a high degree of privacy. There is a range of useful outbuildings including a tumble down barn which offers scope subject to the relevant consents.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Winchester City Council
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
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