Kitcombe Lane, Farringdon, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 3ND | Property for sale | Savills
433.02 sq m
Guide price £2,499,500(71,775,947 EGP)

Kitcombe LaneFarringdon, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 3ND

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Magnificent tree lined driveway
  • Beautifully renovated throughout
  • Spacious reception rooms
  • Stunning kitchen/dining room with vaulted ceiling
  • Principal bedroom with dressing room and en suite
  • Five further bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms and a shower room
  • One bedroom annexe
  • Gardens and grounds of about 4 acres

Attractive Edwardian family home set in stunning grounds of about 4 acres.

About this property

  • Farringdon House is a most attractive Edwardian detached family house situated in an imposing elevated position overlooking its own grounds and adjoining countryside. The property is approached via a magnificent lime tree lined driveway which leads up to the house and the extensive parking areas. The accommodation, which has been superbly renovated and refurbished in recent years, is now presented to the highest specification with the owners' meticulous attention to detail having ensured first-class workmanship in every aspect of the project.

    The large welcoming reception hall creates an excellent first impression, with the formal reception rooms leading from it. The drawing room is a large double reception room being well proportioned and typical of a property of this age, retaining many of the period and character features found in a property of this type. The kitchen/dining room is a stunning feature with double vaulted ceilings and modern Crittall style windows and doors leading out to the extensive terrace taking full advantage of the property's magnificent position and views over its grounds. Off the kitchen a sitting room provides a comfortable snug area perfect for cosy evenings in front of the TV. There is a large study which in turn leads through to the annexe sitting room, this area can be self-contained with separate access, a bathroom and a studio/bedroom with small kitchen.

    On the first floor the large principal bedroom has tremendous views and a large adjoining dressing room and bathroom with separate shower. There are two further double bedrooms on this floor and a large family bathroom. On the second floor there are three further bedrooms, one with an adjoining shower room, and a family bathroom with separate shower that also has an inter connecting door to bedroom five.

    Externally the property is situated in gardens and grounds of approximately 4 acres and these are arranged as formal gardens, areas of lawn and mature ash, oak and beech woodland. The grounds throughout the wooded area and part of the formal gardens have been under-planted with an abundance of spring flowers, with the woods themselves carpeted with bluebells during the spring months. There is a large entertaining terrace on the southern side of the house surrounded by box hedgerow and leading on to a parterre at the front of the property. The substantial detached wooden store could be utilised for any number of purposes subject to the necessary consents and building regs.

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An exquisite Edwardian home, meticulously and sympathetically restored, in an wonderful elevated position – A spectacular family home.

Steven MooreProperty agent

Local information

  • Farringdon House is located on the edge of the popular village of Farringdon in an elevated position with far-reaching views. The village, which is separated into Farringdon and Upper Farringdon, has the benefit of two public houses (The Rose & Cr own and The Pheasant) and All Saints' Church in Upper Farringdon. Kitcombe Lane is a no through road, but becomes a bridle path which links to Headmore Lane at Four Marks.
  • 4 miles to the north is the attractive market town of Alton which offers a range of shopping and recreational facilities and a regular main line service to London Waterloo, taking approximately 65 minutes. The A31, A3 and M3 are all conveniently located, and Southampton International Airport can be found approximately 27 miles distant.
  • The cathedral city of Winchester lies approximately 19 miles to the west and offers a range of excellent shopping, recreational and schooling opportunities including Winchester College, Pilgrims, St Swithun's School for Girls, Princes' Mead and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College. Other excellent educational establishments in the area include Bedales at Petersfield, Lord Wandsworth College and Alton Convent School.

Additional information

  • Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (soakaway). Oil fired central heating.
  • Council Tax Band H
  • Freehold
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H