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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Kite Hill, Selborne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34

Guide Price £1,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful 5 bedroom family home with extraordinary views
  • Reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room with Aga,
  • Drawing room with wood burner, dining/family room with wood burner,
  • Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room,
  • 4 further bedrooms, family bathroom, utility/boot room, cloakroom, plant room.
  • Substantial barn comprising studio/office, store/workshop, gym/storage and first floor storage.
  • Garden, paddocks & tennis court - in all about 4 acres.
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Beautiful 5 bedroom family home with extraordinary views

Location

Selborne is a picturesque, sought after Hampshire village surrounded by miles of National Trust land and Selborne Common, overlooked by Selborne Hanger with its well known Zig Zag walk. It is most famously known for its association with the 18th century naturalist, Gilbert White There is a village post office/village store, two public houses, a church, village hall and highly regarded primary school. Kite Hill is one of the most desirable parts of the village, being a peaceful and secluded lane with attractive properties. Both Alton and Petersfield offer comprehensive shopping and recreational amenities as well as mainline stations providing services to London Waterloo taking from just over 1 hour. The A3 is close by providing swift access to the A31, M3, M25 and the national motorway network, the coast and Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton airports. There is a good selection of state and private schools in the area including Bohunt, Churchers, Amery Hill, Eggars, Highfield, Alton Convent and Bedales. There are wonderful opportunities for walking, riding, golf and cycling in the area with footpaths directly onto Selborne Common.

Description

Kite Hill is a stunning family home with light and spacious accommodation and extraordinary views, dating back to circa 1910. Of particular note is the wonderful triple aspect drawing room with a log burner and French doors leading out to the substantial terrace. The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room has been beautifully designed with granite work surfaces, an island with breakfast bar, Aga, and integrated appliances and larder. Adjoining the kitchen is a generously sized utility/boot room with an outside door and separate drying room/boiler house. There is also a cosy dining/family room with a log burner. Upstairs all bedrooms offer incredible views of open countryside. The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with a walk in-shower. Off the bedroom there is a dressing room with a walk in wardrobe. Additional accommodation includes four further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Gardens and Grounds
Approached via a sweeping tarmacadem driveway, the house is set in an elevated and superb position. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, planted with mature shrubs and trees including plum and apple trees, with striking views over your own paddock to the surrounding countryside. To the side of the property is a broad sun terrace which leads round to a gate opening directly onto Selborne Common. There is a barn with vaulted ceilings which is currently being used for multiple purposes such as a gym, office place and storage. The barn could be used as additional living accommodation STPP. There is also a tennis court, vegetable garden and paddock of approximately 2.5 acres (1 Ha.)


Acreage: 4 Acres

Directions

From the A3, having passed the turning to Liphook at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Petersfield Road. Continue for approximately 3.4 miles before turning left onto Selborne Common, just before The Selbourne Arms. Turn immediately left passing a blue sign with the legend 'unsuitable for motor vehicles' and continue to the top of the hill turning right at the sign post to Kite Hill. Proceed past the tennis court before following the private drive round a left hand bend up to the house.


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Added on Rightmove:
20 April 2017

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