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Churt
Guide Price £950,000 (Freehold)
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A great rare opportunity to acquire a detached Grade II Listed 16th Century cottage with scope to modernise and extend (subject to planning permission) with approximately 1.3 acres and located in a stunning semi-rural location.

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Description

This 'chocolate box' detached cottage sits in approximately 1.3 acres and is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This Grade II Listed property has been extended over time but still offers huge potential to enlarge further (stpp). The accommodation is full of character and charm with stunning features from the past including exposed ceiling and wall timbers, inglenook fireplace in the sitting room and wooden latch doors to name but a few. The cottage is steeped in history dating back to the late 1500s and believed to have once been part of the Lloyd George estate. With 4 reception areas, 4 bedrooms and lovely south facing level garden with woodland to the rear, this property needs to be viewed to fully appreciate all that is has to offer.

Oak front door leads into the entrance with space for coats and shoes and window into the inglenook. Sitting Room with triple aspect views, inglenook fireplace featuring a rare example of a brick supported arch, fitted with Jotul multi-fuel log burner, and exposed floor boards. Study, which features double aspect views to the front and back gardens, exposed timber floors and beams, and fitted shelving along the end wall. Dining Room with quarry tiled floor, door to garden and large double aspect windows overlooking the garden. Door to under stairs cupboard storage space and access to loft space. Kitchen/Breakfast Room with space for appliances. Walk-in larder with fitted shelves and washing machine, door to garden.

First Floor

Wooden stairs with south facing box window allowing plenty of natural light to flood in. Bedroom 1 - A good sized double room with high ceiling and lots of exposed timber framing. Dressing Room with double aspect views over the gardens. En-Suite Shower Room which is currently in the process of being modernised. Bedroom 2 - A further double room with wardrobes and views over the front garden and fields beyond. Bedroom 3 - Another double room with wardrobes and views to the front and side. Bedroom 4 - A further double with south facing views over the back garden, fields and woodland beyond. Access to loft space above. Bathroom with white cast iron suite, access to the loft space above.

Large airing cupboard space off the hallway.

Gas central heating. Private Drainage

  • Grade II Listed detached property
  • 4 Bedrooms (master with dressing area and en-suite being modernised)
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Scope for modernisation and extension (stpp)
  • Approx. 1.3 acres including woodland

Garden and Exterior

The gardens are a particular feature extending to approximately 1.3 acres. The front has a gravel driveway providing ample parking and a fine specimen oak tree, with the remainder featuring hydrangea beds edged by box hedging. There is an attractive Bargate stone wall to the front boundary which also extends down the length of the left hand boundary of the rear garden. A large level lawn is interspersed with fruit trees including apple, plum and walnut and leads to a pond and woodland, which children would love! Garden shed. Single garage constructed of stone and brick sits to the right hand side of the front garden.

Location

The property is situated in an idyllic semi-rural location on the outskirts of delightful village of Churt which has local shops, infant school and church. The cottage is surrounded by countryside including Hankley Common and Frensham Ponds all wonderful places for those country walks. The towns of Farnham and Haslemere are both approximately 6 miles distant. Both offer a good range of shops, further schooling, a sports centre and many bars and restaurants together with a main line station (Waterloo 55 minutes).

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