Binsted Road, Blacknest, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4QA | Property for sale | Savills
1,564 sq ft(145.30 sq m)
Guide price £1,650,000

Binsted RoadBlacknest, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4QA

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2024
  • Field views
  • Versatile outbuildings
  • Level 7 acre plot
  • Land made up of garden, stables & yard, paddocks, school & woodland

Equestrian property in an idyllic situation with direct access to nearby bridleways, and on to Alice Holt Forest.

About this property

  • Longfield is located in an idyllic situation in the South Downs National Park, boasting extensive equestrian facilities.

    The property sits comfortably within in its plot, set back away from the country lane. This single storey home begins with a welcoming entrance hall which is open to the dining area and family kitchen.

    The kitchen is fitted with traditionally styled oak cabinetry with granite worktops and a range oven and integrated appliances. Complementing the kitchen is a utility/ boot room, which provides access to the rear. This is perfect for access to the garden and on to the equestrian facilities or for returning from muddy walks.

    There is a bright and spacious double aspect sitting room with a wide bay window looking out to the front of the house and the field view beyond as well as access to the garden.

    There are three double bedrooms, which all feature bespoke Sharps fitted furniture including wardrobe. The principal bedroom features a en suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom.

    Outside the property is approached through an automated give bar gate and driveway. A level lawn borders the driveway and extends around to the rear where there is a sandstone terrace.

    Located on the outside is a cloakroom, a home office and additionally a separate garden studio/gym.

    Beyond the garden area is an extensive array of outbuildings presenting a functional environment for keeping horses. Served by a concrete drive is the yard which has power, lighting and water.

    One stable block is made up of four stales and a tack room and the second has six stables (the right hand end having heat lamps) and tack room. A three bay pole barn provides for a washdown area and hay barn and a large detached open barn provides further for equestrian interests or other uses. There is also a timber garage/machine store, three further sheds which provide for various uses and a mobile home.

    To the westerly and northerly side of the property there is a silicone arena (around 20x 40 metres) and well-maintained, accessible paddocks (around 5 acres) that provide ample space for horses to ride, graze and roam freely. Throughout the paddocks there are strategic taps and they are accessible via separate access to the house.

    The north easterly corner of the land is made up of natural woodland of around half an acre.

    In total the property measures 7 acres.

    The property has previously had consent for an annexe and a detached garage to replace the existing one. In all the property provides an excellent potential (STPP) to create an excellent package for families and horse to live.

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There is direct access to nearby bridleways, and on to Alice Holt Forest allowing for enjoyable trail riding experiences and for keeping horse at home. This is an ideal equestrian home.

Rory McKenzieProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is rurally located in Blacknest and the South Downs National Park with stunning countryside all around. Bentley village is around three miles away which has a train service to London Waterloo in just over an hour. Bentley also offers a post office and a general store, sports ground, village hall, lovely old Church and a good C of E primary school.
  • Farnham is approximately six miles away offers a comprehensive selection of amenities, a Waitrose and Sainsbury's, a selection of branded and independent shops and restaurants on the picturesque Castle Street and Lion and Lamb Yard. The Maltings arts centre offers theatre, film and craft fairs. Opening soon in Farnham is the new Brightwells yard development which includes a collection of shops, restaurants, cinema all within a piazza style setting.
  • Farnham station also provides services to London Waterloo in just under an hour and the M3, A3 and M25 are all within easy reach providing swift access to the national motorway network.
  • There are a good selection for schools in the area which include local infant/primary schools in Bordon, Rowledge, Binstead and Frensham, Oakmoor Secondary School in Bordon and Weydon in Farnham.
  • Indoor tennis is available at the tennis centre in Kingsley and golf is also available nearby clubs Blacknest, Blackmoor and Hindhead and Liphook.
  • Additionally to Alice Holt Forest for outdoor enthusiasts, this part of Surrey and Hampshire offers excellent walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the nearby countryside including Shortheath Common. Frensham Common, Great Pond and Frensham Little Pond and The Devil's Punchbowl.

Additional information

  • Services; Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. The property has private drainage and we understand is not compliant with the relevant government regulations/registered with the appropriate body.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F