Brown Candover, Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 9TN | Property for sale | Savills
3,333 sq ft(309.65 sq m)
Guide price £1,595,000

Brown CandoverAlresford, Hampshire, SO24 9TN


    Key features

    • Impressive reception hall
    • Superb reception rooms each with a wealth of character
    • Vaulted first floor landing
    • Large principal bedroom with en suite
    • Guest bedroom with en suite
    • Two/three further bedrooms and a family bathroom
    • Gravel driveway and oak-framed double garage
    • Gardens and grounds of about 3.93 acres

    A five/six bedroom detached family home with a wealth of character and scope to enhance further, set in grounds of about 3.93 acres at the heart of the Candover Valley.

    About this property

    • Thorney Down is a good looking period family home, occupying what is undoubtedly a prime position within the Candover Valley. Set in about 3.93 acres the property comes with a wealth of character and some attractive period features. The reception hall provides access to all the principal living areas including the formal drawing room with its wealth of exposed timbers and central fireplace; this a fine room for entertaining and is open plan to the music room. From here, a door leads through to the separate dining room and impressive conservatory, overlooking the beautiful gardens and pool area. A large study provides space for home working. The farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room is a large living space and comes with a range of units comprising cupboard and drawer sections with work surfaces over, an Aga completes the farmhouse feel. There is a door which provides access to the rear terrace and gardens in addition to a useful utility room, also with rear access. Out of the reception hall, a staircase rises to a vaulted landing area with a wealth of exposed timbers giving a real character feel. There are five/six bedrooms at first floor including a large principal bedroom with en suite. There is a guest bedroom with en suite, and the remaining bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom.

      OUTSIDE
      The property is access via a gravel drive which culminates in a turning/parking area in front of the property, it also leads around to the oak-framed double garage. The gardens lie to the side and rear of the property and offer a fabulous backdrop with some attractive planting and mature trees. Immediately adjoining the property is a terrace and swimming pool area which offers great space for outdoor entertaining and recreation. Beyond the more formal gardens is a paddock area and beyond this a wilder section which is a willow meadow and has largely been left as a natural habitat with some willow trees, long grasses and pond, a real oasis and real lifestyle opportunity. The grounds extend to about 3.93 acres.

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    It is rare to find such a spectacular period home in the Candover Valley, well-balanced with around 3.93 acres. It's a must see!

    Haley PrescottProperty agent

    Local information

    • The property is situated in Brown Candover which is one of the most sought after villages, set amongst some of Hampshire's most beautiful countryside within the Candover Valley. There is easy access to the Georgian town of Alresford, Winchester, Basingstoke, Alton and the M3 for London and beyond. It boasts a beautiful church overlooking a quintessential English cricket pitch that provides not only enjoyment for those with a love of cricket but also a social focal point to village life. Preston Candover, a stone's throw, has an ‘outstanding' Ofsted rated Primary school with a bus service to and fr om school and to Perins Secondary School in Alresford. There is also a popular public house in Totford, approximately 0.6 miles away.

    Additional information

    • Council Tax Band G
    • LPG gas, private drainage, mains water and electricity
    • EPC Rating = F
    • Tenure = Freehold