The Street, Upper Farringdon, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 3DT | Property for sale | Savills
4,594 sq ft(426.80 sq m)
Guide price £2,750,000(€3,208,475)

The StreetUpper Farringdon, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 3DT

    Key features

    • Ample space to live & entertain
    • Fabulous principal suite
    • Detached garden studio
    • Beautiful garden & orchard & paddock
    • Quiet rural idyllic village

    Picturesque village house in the heart of a rural sought after village with enchanting gardens.

    About this property

    • Brownings Orchard is nestled within the heart of Upper Farringdon, a rural and picturesque village with an active community, highly regarded pub and miles of local footpaths and bridleways to explore, which are directly accessible from the property.

      Understood to date from 1865, the property has been meticulously maintained and thoughtfully redesigned.

      The accommodation provides generously sized rooms, with an inviting atmosphere ensuring that there is ample space to live and entertain within splendid interiors.

      The beautiful appearance, both inside and out offers a harmonious blend of elegance and comfort.

      Whether you are looking for a cozy spot to relax by the fireplace, a formal dining area for hosting dinner parties, room to work from home or for family and friends to stay, this home offers it all.

      The handsome entrance welcomes you into an entrance hall leading throughout the ground floor, which has been meticulously redesigned and refurbished.

      Beginning with an elegant formal sitting room, with a fireplace framed by a beautiful mantelpiece.

      The spacious reception hall with galleried staircase leads past double doors opening on to a secluded courtyard, study and family room.

      The vaulted double aspect family room features an impressive fireplace, a feature exposed brick wall and oak exposed beams, which make the room feel open and inviting as well as full of natural light. This is a great space for family and friends or a place to play games and relax.

      The heart of this home is undoubtedly its open-plan kitchen, which seamlessly integrates with the dining area and family area, allowing for a wonderful flow between cooking, dining, and relaxation areas, as well as out to the garden.

      The well-equipped kitchen has integrated appliances, including ovens and warming drawer, a six burner gas hob, marble and lacquered walnut worktops. There is large kitchen island with a breakfast bar, where you can enjoy casual meals, a morning coffee and entertain family and friends while you cook.

      Complementing the kitchen is a walk-in pantry and a generous utility/boot room with access to the garden. There is also a plant room and cloak room.

      Throughout the ground floor there are multiple access points to outdoor living spaces, allowing for everyday enjoyment of the garden and entertaining.

      The first floor radiates from a generous landing leading to the five bedrooms.

      The spacious triple aspect principal bedroom, features a luxury en suite bathroom and dressing room, along with a balcony providing a wonderful view of the established gardens.

      The further four bedrooms, including two with en suites, offer ample space for a growing family or guests.

      Both en suites and the family bathroom are well-appointed and aesthetically pleasing.

      Outside, the driveway is accessed via automatic electric gates. There is parking available at the front of the property and to the rear in front of a detached three bay garage. Attached to the garage is an excellent workshop/store.

      In addition to the house there is a versatile detached garden studio with kitchenette and shower room. Currently with a neighbouring vegetable garden, there is enough space for a pool to be added, so that it could be used as a party/pool room (STTP).

      One of the most enchanting features of this village house is its beautiful garden, which has been thoughtfully landscaped throughout. There is a wide, west facing terrace, and manicured lawns, which are an ideal setting for hosting outdoor events, from intimate family gatherings to larger celebrations with friends.

      The garden features a variety of mature specimen trees and deep established borders, full of colourful seasonal flowers, that create interest throughout the year. In addition to the vegetable garden there is an established orchard with a variety of plum and apple trees.

      Hidden within the garden is a useful large garden store and ample log storage.

      At the furthest end of the garden there is a paddock, of around an acre. The paddock may be suitable for keeping horses or other livestock, or simply a generous play area for children, making it a dream space for those who appreciate a rural lifestyle.

      In all the grounds extend to around 3 acres.

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    Whether you're seeking a family home or a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, this house offers a perfect blend of elegance and comfort in a charming village setting.

    Rory McKenzieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Upper Farringdon is a quiet rural idyllic village. There is a pretty church and a highly regarded pub and endless footpaths and bridleways to explore through open Hampshire countryside.
    • The nearby market town of Alton offers an excellent range of restaurants and shopping including Waitrose, M&S, Aldi and Sainsburys, recreational facilities, cinema and sports centre. A wider range of shops, restaurants and recreational facilities are available in Winchester (about 19 miles).
    • The area is well served for the commuter with the A31 providing swift access to the M3 and the national motorway network, London, the South Coast and Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
    • Alton's main line railway station is about four miles away, with services running to London Waterloo every 30 minutes (travelling time circa 1 hr 6 minutes).
    • There is an excellent selection of schools within easy reach, which include primary schools in Chawton, Selborne and Alton's Infant School, Eggar's Secondary School and Alton College.
    • Fee paying schools in the area include Lord Wandsworth College in Long Sutton, Churcher's College and Bedales in Petersfield, Frensham Heights, Edgebrough and More House in Frensham.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains gas, electric and water. Gas fired central heating.
    • The property has private drainage and we understand is compliant with the relevant government regulations/registered with the appropriate body.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H