A landmark grade II listed five bedroom period home set at the heart of this thriving Georgian market town with good accommodation and charming part walled gardens.
The property is Grade II listed with classic Georgian features which in many places enclose a much older building. It has undergone significant refurbishment by the current owners, resulting in some particularly attractive accommodation. At the heart of the house is a carefully designed custom built kitchen/breakfast room with beautiful granite work surfaces and generous storage, including a walk-in pantry and an Aga. The breakfast bar area has a pretty outlook through the bay windows over the walled kitchen garden, whilst the French doors opposite lead into the orangery, which is currently configured as an informal dining room, and enjoys an outlook over the terrace and the lovely gardens beyond. There is a cosy dining room off the kitchen which is used for more formal occasions, or as a family room. A glazed door leads from the orangery through to a central snug with a large fireplace, which has a wood burning stove. Book shelves have been built in the recess between the chimney and the outside wall. As in most of the rest of the house, oak floors and ceiling timbers give this room some great character. The formal drawing room is well-balanced, with a central open fireplace and pleasing handmade cupboards to each side of it. There is a generous Georgian window and French windows onto the terrace.
The bedroom accommodation is equally well presented and is very much in keeping with the ground floor. The master bedroom is classically proportioned with elegant Georgian windows and a central fireplace which has custom built, full length, cupboards to each side. There is an elegant family bathroom opposite this room. The other two bedrooms on this floor are charming, one timbered and one wood-panelled, the latter with an en suite bathroom. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom.
This lovely home has been sympathetically restored and its tasteful decoration and furnishings contribute to its particularly welcoming atmosphere.
A driveway accessed off Jacklyns Lane provides parking for numerous vehicles, and the front gardens have been imaginatively planted and sit behind a high wall, offering a good degree of privacy. The more formal gardens lie to the side and rear of the property and include a rear terrace which adjoins the orangery and drawing room, making for a particularly useful entertaining space. From here the gardens stretch out and are principally laid to lawn with varied planting, and run round to the side and front of the property, where there is plenty of space for recreation.
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Period splendour at the heart of Alresford.Giles Muddle