Marlands Lane, West Meon, Petersfield

£1,500,000
For Sale

  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • Detached Family Home
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Approx 4 acres
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Wetroom
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Playroom/Bedroom 6
  • Study & Conservatory
  • No onward chain!

A rare opportunity to purchase a character detached family home, sat in approx. 4 acres of grounds that include equestrian facilities, located in the Meon Valley close to West Meon, near Petersfield, Hampshire.

A rare opportunity to purchase a character detached family home, sat in approx. 4 acres of grounds that include equestrian facilities, located in the Meon Valley close to West Meon, near Petersfield, Hampshire.

This period home was previously owned by Edward Austin (brother of the famous author Jane Austin) in the 18th century and has been the current family's home for approaching 25 years. Now offered for sale with no onward chain, the property needs to be seen to appreciate the accommodation, character, and grounds the home affords.

Approached off Marlands Lane via a gated entrance that opens into a spacious gravelled area of parking, that is adjacent to a stable/garaging block consisting of two garages, carport, four stables, tack room and feed store. Steps and flagstone path leads to the house, a small entrance porch leads into a front aspect dining room with exposed wooden floor, open chimney with log burning stove and a connecting door through to the sitting room which has a feature fireplace and crittall windows to the front and side elevations. The kitchen/breakfast room sits to the rear of the house and opens into a side conservatory that opens on to a rear patio area. Additionally, on the ground floor is a front aspect snug, a study and playroom/potential 6th bedroom, plus a cloakroom and utility room.

On the upper floor, there are five bedrooms, a wet room and family bathroom, plus another cloakroom. The house has oil-fired central heating and is serviced by a sewage treatment plant.

Externally, the property enjoys a high degree of privacy being surrounded by mature hedges and has a formal rear garden ideal for alfresco dining, entertaining and relaxation, beyond is a further area of grounds with a disused outbuilding and second access to Marlands Lane which in turn backs on to fields. Additionally, there is a walled vegetable garden with Victorian style glass house, a further lawned garden enclosed by beach hedging that has potential for a tennis court or swimming pool. Beyond this are paddock areas with an equestrian sand school.

West Meon is a very pretty village in the heart of the Meon Valley and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A delightful and vibrant village with several amenities including a village shop, butchers, well-regarded public house (The Thomas Lord), primary school and numerous sports clubs. The South Downs are a designated National Park and provide an exceptional, unspoilt setting with many opportunities for walking, riding and other country pursuits. There are numerous well-regarded preparatory and secondary schools in the area including Twyford, Prince's Mead, West Hill Park, Pilgrim's, Highfield, Bedales, Churcher's, Winchester College, St Swithun's, Lord Wandsworth College and Portsmouth Grammar School.

Council Tax - Winchester City Council - Band G (£3143.33 per annum)

Viewings strictly by appointment with Jacobs and Hunt, Petersfield. Tel: 01730 262744.

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