6 bedroom detached house for sale
Midhurst Road, Petersfield
A beautifully presented family hamlet with views over open countryside set in grounds of just over an acre with option to purchase further acre.
The Farmhouse is four to five bedrooms with full length loft space above and lots of light.
The Annex (1800 sq ft) has a further two large bedrooms and large open plan space. Additional buildings include a Garden Office with French doors onto vegetable garden and a Granary Office on staddle stones. Also a mature garden and a double garage. Also available by separate negotiation is the acre orchard.
In the barn complex at the next entrance is warehouseing, offices, and showroom capacity for rental. This property can provide a number of work/life solutions. The Farmhouse (built 1911) and former cart-shed were part of a Victorian dairy farm.
The cart-shed is now a fully converted annexe with full-height entertainment space, underfloor heating and mezzanine level guest room.
The Victorian Granary is multi-use and the old buttery is now the Garden Office. The paddock (by separate negotiation) is now an Orchard.
The site offers high specification flexible family accommodation, featuring contemporary design and also period charm. Both parts of the farm could be let separately. The entire hamlet has a sunny disposition.
Established vines cover all sides of the house: wisteria, Virginia creeper, climbing hydrangea and scented jasmine. The master bedroom overlooks the sunken circular garden and copper beech tree and also the Annexe.
The Location – Within the South Downs National Park and just on the other side of the River Rother which delineates Westmark from Petersfield, a thriving market town with independent shops, delis and five bookshops. There is a weekly market in the Square. From the house itself it is easy to connect to a public footpath and National Trust commom land leading to Durleighmarsh Farm Shops (one mile away) which have pick-your-own fields and an very popular visiting fishmonger twice a week. It is also possible to walk to Petersfield in about 30 minutes using footpaths. The nearest village is Sheet with The Queens Head, South Harting village and Midhurst with Cowdray Estate and Polo. Goodwood with its golf and racing is 12 miles. Beyond Petersfield the nearest towns are Guildford, Chichester and Winchester. London is one hour to Waterloo (fast train) and the train is 1.8 miles from the farm.
Nearby schools include Churchers College (1 mile away), Bedales Schools (1.9m), and Highfield and Brookham Schools as well as excellent state schools and village primaries.
Distances By Road: London 48 miles, Haslemere 10 miles, Midhurst 7.8 miles, Guildford 21 miles. By Rail: Petersfield to London Waterloo from 60 minutes (fast train)
Entrance Hall 16’3 x 7’10 (4.95m x 2.39m)(16’3 x 16’0 max rear and entrance hall)
Annexe 1800 sq ft (including mezzanine and main level) Oil fired underfloor heating and solid oak flooring downstairs. Windows floor to apex on one face and bulls eye window at mezzanine level on opposite face. A combination of velux windows and custom-built skylights that meet at their apex. Fully-fitted kitchen. Wet room. A spiral staircase leads up to the mezzanine bedroom 6 There is a further bedroom 7 downstairs which also can function as a garage accessed by double doors that open onto the carport. The Annexe has been used for art shows, Christmas festivities with 12 foot tree and yoga classes.
Kitchen 15’11 x 14’5 (4.85m x 4.39m)Welsh dresser, original 1911 parquet floor, french double door to garden. The countertops are marble for pastry making. The view from the kitchen sink is on to the paddock/orchard.
Living Room 25’11 x 11’11 (7.90m x 3.63m)Woodburning stove, french double door to garden.
Garden Office (one)10’7 x 10’7 (3.23m x 3.23m)Telephone/broadband connected, double glass doors to veg garden. The garden office is a Victorian building on the site of the old buttery. Clay tiled roof.
Outside Grounds of one acre. At the furthest end a woodland garden stretches along the entire roadside – the trees, which include flowering magnolia and fruiting greengage, form a very effective barrier from the road which is not visible from the house. There is a Well. Established flowering and scented vines surround the farmhouse and the garden office. A further flowering magnolia at the entrance to the granary. The sunken circular garden beneath the master bedroom window surrounds a flowering cherry. An established copper beech presides over the gravel driveway. The lawn opposite front door features Corsican pines that bend at odd angles and form a unique panorama onto the tree nursery fields beyond. To the north of the farmhouse via a rose archway you reach a paddock/orchard (available by separate negotiation or rental).
Granary Office (two)The granary is a Victorian stucture on staddle stones with original clay tiled roof. Fully restored with the addition of a bulls eye window above the sleeping deck. A basic kitchen area is included and wired-in wifi.
Master Bedroom 12’5 x 11’11 (3.78m x 3.63m)
En-suite Bathroom 11’0 x 7’10 (3.35m x 2.39m)
Bedroom 2 13’1 x 11’11 (3.99m x 3.63m) vaulted ceiling.
Family Bathroom 8’0 x 7’10 (2.44m x 2.39m)
Bedroom 3 14’5 x 7’9 (4.39m x 2.36m)
Bedroom 4 12’2 x 7’8 (3.71m x 2.34m)
Bedroom 5 12’0 x 8’8 (3.66m x 2.64m)(narrowing to 8’9 x 8?8)
Bedroom 6 Bedroom 6 is on the mezzanine level of the Annexe and features a bulls eye window above the bed with excellent views. The room is accessed via a spiral staircase and the room overlooks the main entertaining space below.
Bedroom 7/Double Garage doubles as a garage with full-width mahogany doors onto the carport.
Bathroom 2 Utility Room 8’8 x 8’1 (2.64m x 2.46m)(narrowing to 8’8 x 6?9)
Loft Room 27’2 x 7’9 (8.28m x 2.36m)(30’1 x 13’11 max into eaves) Double glazed velux window to rear, two double glazed velux windows to front, double glazed velux window to side, boarded, sloping ceiling, door to walk-in store room.
W.C. 4’2 x 3’5 (1.27m x 1.04m)
Landing 16’8 x 7’7 (5.08m x 2.31m)
Rear Hallway 16’3 x 7’7 (4.95m x 2.31m)
Boiler House Floor mounted oil-fired boiler with hot water cylinder
- Rural Location
- Located Within the Southdowns National Park
- Stunning Countryside Views
- Flexible Family Accommodation
- Detached Office
- South Facing Garden
- Mezzanine Open Plan Bedroom
- Period Features
- No Forward Chain
- Petersfield (1.5 mi)
- Liss (2.3 mi)
- Liphook (6.2 mi)
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