High Street, Selborne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 3JW | Property for sale | Savills
1,432 sq ft(133.04 sq m)
Guide price £795,000

High StreetSelborne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 3JW

    Key features

    • Grade II Listed cottage
    • Period features and charm throughout
    • Versatile detached annexe
    • Additional outbuilding - the former forge provides a potential studio space
    • Enchanting garden

    Charming period cottage, with delightful garden and the benefit of a detached annexe in the centre of a pretty village.

    About this property

    • Forge Cottage sits in the very pretty village of Selborne, which has a pub, shop, church and primary school. The surrounding area has some of the most beautiful countryside including an area of the South Downs known as The Hangers.

      Approached via a gravel driveway, the main house welcomes you with its enchanting garden pathway. This Grade II Listed cottage, accompanied by a detached annexe, showcases a delightful fusion of period features, including exposed beams, old latch doors, and a cozy fireplace with a wood burning stove in the sitting room. The accommodation has been carefully extended and includes a large triple aspect and vaulted family/breakfast room adjoining the kitchen. This a very light and contemporary space that perfectly complements the original cottage. The kitchen is fitted with a range of eye and base level cabinets together with a gas range. An adjoining doorway provides access to the cellar. A beautiful double aspect sitting room to the front of the house has an inglenook fireplace with wood burner. In addition there is a dining room and cloakroom on this floor. Upstairs are three bedrooms and a large family bath/shower room.

      The cottage stands within attractive landscaped grounds providing a beautiful setting with areas of lawn together with flower and shrub borders and several ideal outside seating areas. A private driveway provides ample parking and access to the detached annexe, detached former forge, and timber shed.

      The property also has the considerable benefit of a detached annexe. This is a very flexible space that could be utilised for a number of different purposes and ideal for home working. There is a sitting room with a kitchenette to the ground floor together with a shower room and a first floor bedroom with a Juliet balcony.

      Of note, the former forge is a fascinating building that now provides a potential artist's studio and/or very useful storage space.

      This is a truly unique village home that must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Local information

    • Selborne is a picturesque sought after Hampshire village nestled in the South Downs National Park. Within the village is a The Gilbert White museum where there is a coffee shop/restaurant and shop, public house, florist, church and a village hall.
    • Although a rural location, the market towns of Alton (5.4 miles) amenities and Petersfield (8.7 miles) both offer a comprehensive shops including a Waitrose and Sainsbury supermarkets along with sporting and leisure facilities.
    • The Georgian market town of Farnham (14 miles) has a good range of High Street and independent shops, cafes and restaurants.
    • The A31 and A3 are close by providing swift access to the M3, M25 and the national motorway network, Southampton, Gatwick and Heathrow airports as well as the south coast.
    • Mainline stations offering services to London Waterloo can be found in Alton (from 1 hr 7 minutes) and Petersfield (1 hour and 5 minutes).
    • There is a selection of schools in the area including Selborne Primary School, Highfield in Liphook, Amery Hill and Alton College in Alton, Bedales and Churcher's College in Petersfield and Bohunt and Highfield & Brookham School in Liphook.
    • The surrounding rolling Hampshire countryside offers endless scope for walking and riding on miles of footpaths and bridleways to which there is direct access from the grounds of the house with stunning views.

    Additional information

    • All mains services.
    • The Annexe Council Tax - A
    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G