Cheriton, Hampshire

£799,995

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
16th Century, Grade II listed, timber framed thatched cottage. One of the oldest houses in the village, it is densely rich in period features and character, and its’ fascinating history is detailed in the book 'Cheriton Now & Then'. Legend has it, that the cottage was used as a hospital in the Civil War and that a cavalier hid in the large bread oven when Roundheads came to the cottage.

Originally three cottages, this special property is tucked away in the heart of picturesque and popular Cheriton; within a short walk of the village shop/post office, primary school, church, village pub and bus service. The accommodation comprises a number of period features including exposed timbers, brick floors and ‘inglenook’ fireplaces and a bread oven.

This versatile and spacious accommodation offers three reception rooms for entertaining, a large reception hall and a convenient cloakroom/wet room. The farmhouse style kitchen is fitted with a range of units and offers ample space for dining.

The main living room has exposed ceiling beams, a tiled floor and a log burner stove, set within an exposed brick chimney breast. On the first floor, which can be accessed via two separate staircases, are four double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a study/dressing area next to the bathroom.

The cottage is bordered by a hedge to the front offering privacy. The property is approached via a pedestrian gate into an area of front garden, with a raised lawn to the right, with also ample gravelled parking for several vehicles.

The south westerly facing rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with a gravelled area leading to an apple archway and has a number of mature shrubs and trees. A summer house is located to the rear of the lawn as well as a garden shed and a greenhouse.

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