Guide Price £1,150,000
5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Bentley, Hampshire
Guide Price £1,150,000
* Detached family home, dating back to the 16th century with adjoining circa 2.3 acre paddock * 5 bedrooms * 3 bath/shower rooms * 3 reception areas * kitchen/breakfast room with free-standing Range cooker * utility room with stable door * 2 attractive log burners * exposed ceiling timbers * casement windows * double garage * driveway for several cars * no onward chain
This substantial family home is situated in an idyllic rural location bordered by beautiful open countryside. The village of Bentley offers a range of local shops, a pub, post office and an "outstanding" Primary School that has been very highly rated in local and national school rankings. From Station Road there is a bus collection and drop off point for children to attend secondary education at Eggars School in Alton.
Alice Holt Forest and the Butterfly Conservation are also very close by, the Butterfly Conservation is a reserve and site of special scientific interest with grassland and woodland habitats enjoying a diversity of flora and fauna.
Bentley station is a few minutes walk away and offers a fast mainline, regular service through to Waterloo.
The Pheasantry dates back to the 16th century and is full of charm and character and offers generously proportioned accommodation. The property has been extended over the years and enjoys many original features including exposed ceiling and wall timbers, latch doors and exposed brick work to mention but a few.
Noteworthy features include 3 bathrooms which have been replaced in more recent years, a lovely shaker style kitchen, Karndean flooring running through many of the ground floor areas and 2 wood-burning stoves located in the sitting room and family room.
Spacious entrance hall with Karndean flooring and exposed brickwork
Triple aspect sitting room with box bay window and impressive wood burner
Kitchen/Dining room - this room is divided into 2 areas with both areas having Karndean flooring. The kitchen area is fitted out with a range of matching shaker style floor and wall units, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer, Falcon Range stainless steel cooker and space for washing machine. The dining area is a good space and has doors leading out onto a wide timber deck.
Utility room with stable door to side
Family room with brick fireplace and inset wood burner
Ground floor bathroom with quarry tile floor and underfloor heating
First floor landing with a range of storage cupboards and large airing cupboard
Master bedroom which benefits from being dual aspect and having an en-suite bathroom
There are 3 further double bedrooms, one of which has a secret trap door leading downstairs
Further single bedroom with fitted wardrobes
Family Shower room
Gas fired central heating via radiators
Undoubtedly one of the major features of the property are the grounds that initially extend to approximately 0.84 acres. There is a large decked area, ideal for alfresco dining which leads onto a large expanse of lawn. The garden has a variety of mature trees, shrubs and hedges which provide seclusion.
To the front of the property there is a gravel driveway providing ample parking and turning for several cars and this in turn leads to a detached double garage with electric light and power. There is also a garden shed which benefits from electric light and power and has an attached dog run. There is a log store, Wendy house, climbing frame and sunken trampoline, all of which are included in the sale.
In addition there is a further approximately 2.3 acres of paddock land that benefits from having 2 access points from the main garden and a separate gated access point off the main road.
Our client has informed us that there is a covenant over this 2.3 acres in relation to further development and further details can be supplied upon request from James Fearn at Keats Fearn.
East Hampshire Council - Tax Band G
Leave Farnham on the A31 (westbound) and take the exit marked Bentley. At the T junction turn left and follow this road for approximately 1/2 mile and the turning to The Pheasantry can be found just on the left hand side before Station Road.
Tel: 01252 718018