Winchester Road, Chawton, Hampshire GU34


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Located close to Jane Austen's house in the centre of the village. This Grade II listed cottage retains many character features including an inglenook fireplace and beamed ceilings. There is a lawned garden to the rear. No onward chain.

The front door opens to the sitting room, which has an impressive inglenook open fireplace, alcove storage to the side, a beamed ceiling and leaded light windows. A door opens to the kitchen/dining room, which has a wall-mounted boiler, some kitchen units and a sink. There are stairs to the first floor, understairs storage and a stable door to outside.

Upstairs, there is a landing and door to the bathroom, with a white suite comprising a bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and a wc. The main bedroom is at the front of the cottage, and has a loft access hatch. Bedroom two has a cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Outside, the rear garden is offset from the cottage, so is actually located behind the cottages on the left hand side. It comprises the right hand half of the lawned garden. The left hand half belongs to Sten Cottage.

The village of Chawton lies within a conservation area and is blessed with a multitude of heritage features and interesting buildings. Jane Austen's House Museum is located in the centre of the village; it is believed that it was in Chawton that Jane wrote or revised the majority of all her novels including: Sense & Sensibility, Pride & Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma. Other facilities within the village include St Nicholas' Church, where Jane's mother and sister are buried, Chawton C of E Primary School, a tea shop, The Greyfriar Public House, Village Hall, Chawton Cricket Club and grounds. Walking and riding through some of our most beautiful countryside is available directly from the house.

Chawton is well connected transport wise, with only two road exits, one leading to a roundabout connected to the A31 and the A32, and the other to the A339/B3006 Selborne Road. The nearest railway station is 1.7 miles north-east of the village, at Alton, with services running to London Waterloo from 1 hr 6 minutes. In addition, Farnham, Alton and Guildford all offer a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities.

Dining room 13' 3" x 11' 11" (4.06m x 3.64m)

sitting room 13' 0" x 12' 7" (3.97m x 3.84m)

first floor landing

bedroom one 13' 3" max x 12' 7" (4.04m x 3.84m)

bedroom two 15' 2" x 8' 0" (4.64m x 2.44m)

bathroom 7' 11" x 4' 11" (2.42m x 1.52m)

services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating.

Local authority information East Hampshire District Council

Council Tax Band: D

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