THIS beautiful Grade II Listed Georgian town house in the heart of Alresford is on the market for £2.4 million.

Winchester House is set on a plot of nearly half an acre and is ideally positioned on Broad Street.

The oldest part of the house is pre-1700 and the Georgian front was added in the 18th century with the last extension in the 1930’s which was upgraded recently. The property was extensively refurbished in 2015 including rewiring and plumbing.

The ground floor has some wonderful reception rooms with original period features. The kitchen has been completely renovated with stone flooring, a lovely dining area with double doors to the garden and fully integrated kitchen with ample work tops cupboard space and dual fuel Aga.

The spacious formal drawing room to the front runs the entire width of the house with exposed beams and an open fireplace with fitted shelving and cupboards. To the rear there is a lovely family room, an entrance hallway, utility room, downstairs cloakroom, larder and second staircase. There is also a wine and storage cellar with log chute.

On the first floor there is an exceptional barrel vaulted master bedroom with large bow window overlooking Broad Street and rear window overlooking the gardens.

There are a further three bedrooms on this level with three bathrooms (one en-suite) and a further shower room. The double bedroom to the rear of the property also benefits from double doors and balcony which overlook the gardens.

There is a further fifth bedroom in the large attic space with dormer window.

Through the gated archway, the gravel driveway leads up to a three bay garage, providing space for two cars, storage and a loft room.

The garden is one of the largest in Broad Street and is west facing. It is divided into two areas; adjoining the house a formal area with sunken terrace, lawn and established flowering beds. Beyond a flint wall lies an ornamental pond under a trellised pergola with steps that lead to the main lawn. This area has flower borders, shrubs, trees, a fruit cage, greenhouse and a workshop.

The house is situated on the western side of Alresford’s famous Broad Street which is one of the widest historical streets in the country.

The charming Georgian market town has an exceptional range of day to day shops and facilities including supermarkets, butcher, chemist, banks, churches, pubs and restaurants.

In addition, there are a number of more luxury and boutique shops, the Watercress steam train and a rugby club.

Winchester House is being marketed by Strutt & Parker.

Call 01962 869999.