Alton Road, West Meon, Petersfield

For Sale

  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
  • Grade II Listed five bedroom home
  • Located in the heart of West Meon
  • Two stunning reception rooms
  • Beautiful kitchen with separate large utility room and WC
  • Two cellars
  • Four bath/shower rooms of which two are ensuite
  • West facing landscaped garden with sunken terrace
  • Private parking - oil central heating
  • Spacious and bright throughout
  • No onward chain

An iconic five bedroom, Grade II Listed West Meon village house which has undergone an extensive and sympathetic restoration over a period of years and is now offered to the market with no onward chain. The property is stunning throughout with a beautiful rear garden. Further information from Jacobs & Hunt, Petersfield.

Originally, Lion Hill House was a medieval jetty house and over the centuries it has been extended and history shows that it was previously the Vicarage and then prior to being a private residential home, was the Red Lion public house, which closed in 2011. The house was then purchased by the current owners who have spent the last 10 years renovating it with the guidance of the necessary governing bodies, to a quite magnificent, spacious and elegant family home.

The west facing rear garden is very private and thoughtfully landscaped and additionally benefits from a large terrace that is a stunning sun trap and is beautifully presented.

There is an attached two bedroom annexe to the property that may be available for sale at the same time, or at a later date, should a purchaser be interested. Please contact our office for further details

The house offers private parking to the rear, which have yet to be allocated and open to discussion. The current owners of Lion Hill House are building a small, contemporary house to the rear and plans are available to view.

Oil central heating via radiators on the first and second floors and the ground floor benefits from under floor hot water heating system. The property is also having a new sewage treatment plant installed in September.

Accommodation comprises;

Front door leading to entrance hallway with stairs leading to first floor landing, solid oak flooring, understairs storage cupboard housing valve for underfloor heating and electrics.

To the left is the principal reception room with solid oak flooring and large open fireplace. This leads to a bright gloss white kitchen with island unit offering copious amounts of storage, two integrated Bosch fan assisted ovens, integrated dishwasher, stainless steel sink with boiling hot water tap. Large timber French doors opening to rear terrace, porcelain tiled floor.

To the right of the hallway is a large dining room with wood burning stove and solid oak floor.

Across the hallway from the kitchen is a rear lobby with additional door to the rear terrace and garden, which leads to the right hand side of the house and a very large utility room housing the oil fired central heating boiler and washing machine. Separate WC, porcelain tiled floor. Door leading to a covered sideway with corridor leading to a glazed door giving access to the front of the house. Across the corridor is a large cellar with curved ceiling with doors leading to the front of the property. There is a further door from the cellar leading to a separate, much larger cellar area that is completely self-contained.

The first floor is split between two landings and offers a large principal suite with floor to ceiling built in wardrobes and a bright and spacious three piece ensuite shower room.

The guest suite has a vaulted ceiling with its own loft space and open wood beams. Walk in wardrobe, three piece ensuite shower room and a private external door leading to the raised, private terrace with glass screens overlooking the terrace below and rear garden.

Additionally on the first floor is a beautifully finished family bathroom with bath tub, two matching sinks set onto a stone work top, two heated towel rails and porcelain tiled floor and walls. Two velux roof lights. There is a large walk in airing cupboard with mega flo hot water tank off the landing.

Further split level landing leading to the second floor with two beautiful large bedrooms with exposed beams and a three piece ensuite shower room.

Externally to the front is a path leading to the front door and a small retaining brick wall.. The west facing rear garden is a real feature of the property. The rear lawn is completely enclosed and private and has lovely flowering borders. Enclosed by new fencing and a beach hedge, with a gate leading to private parking (designation to be discussed)

There are two sets of steps - the first lead to the private terrace with glass screens and give access to the guest bedroom suite. The second set lead down to the terrace area which is very private and well planted and incorporates a built in pizza oven with Victorian chimney flue. A covered area has been created as an outside snug room with lighting and power.

A new sewage plant is due to be installed in the house in September.

Please note; The current owners are building a new property to the rear of Lion Hill House and we have CGI's of the proposed build. An annex next to Lion Hill house, which has two bedrooms and a small courtyard garden, may also be available to purchase at the same time as Lion Hill House, or at some point in the future. Please ask for further information and we can give further details.

Council Tax Band - To Be confirmed

Oil Central Heating, mains water, sewage treatment plant.

Viewing strictly through Jacobs & Hunt, Petersfield.


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