Lambourne Lane, Milland, Liphook
Offers in the Region of £850,000
4 bedroom Detached House for sale: Lambourne Lane, Milland, Liphook
Offers in the Region of £850,000
A most delightful stone and tile hung, detached period cottage standing in grounds of 0.82 acres gardens, adjoining farmland and with lovely views. Enjoying an absolutely stunning 'away from it all' rural setting.
ENTRANCE HALL * WET ROOM * DINING ROOM * LOUNGE * STUDY * 19' KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM * LANDING * FOUR BEDROOMS * NEWLY FITTED BATHROOM * SEPARATE W.C. * LARGE ATTACHED STORE ROOM & 30' x 12' GARAGE * GROUNDS OF 0.82 ACRES
LOCATION: Slathurst Cottage enjoys a fabulous setting on the rural outskirts of Milland, formerly a pair of farm workers'cottages to the adjacent Slathurst Farm. The approach is a scenic drive along the farm track between fields from Lambourne Lane. Milland village centre is just over a mile away and offers a community run local store/cafe, village hall, sports ground, independent garage and the Rising Sun pub. Hollycombe Primary School is a mile away, and the area has a selection of highly acclaimed secondary schools, both state and independent. It is 4 miles to the larger village of Liphook, which offers shopping for day to day needs and a mainline station into London Waterloo, and Haslemere station with 4 trains an hour to Waterloo is only 7 miles. The A3 provides excellent road connections to London,the M25 and the south coast routes.
DESCRIPTION: Slathurst Cottage comprises a pair of farm workers cottages which have been cleverly converted into one property with more recent ground floor extensions, and an attached tandem double garage, built in keeping. Understood to date from the late 19th Century the property has much charm and character including many original windows and exposed brick ground floors. Subject to consent the large garage and adjacent store which links to the main building offers tremendous scope to be incorporating into the ground floor accommodation as ancillary accommodation. Generally there is scope for further upgrading, the house is currently heated by log burners in the main reception rooms and an oil fired AGA in the kitchen/ breakfast room.
You enter the cottage via a bright entrance hall with a part glazed door and side window which leads you into the garden. There is a recessed coat hanging area and a fully tiled wet room/cloakroom with shower to one corner, washbasin and low level w.c. wooden staircase leads of the hall to the first floor and a door takes you into the dining room. There is an exposed brick wall and one wall is exposed brick. The focal point is the attractive arched, brick fireplace with brick hearth and fitted Jotel stove. There are fitted cupboards in an adjacent alcove and light floods in from a large window overlooking the south west facing garden. Two doors lead out of this room, one to the kitchen and the other to the double aspect lounge with brick floor, recessed fireplace, ideal for log burner and recess log store, with raised hearth to the fore. There is a glazed door out to the garden and the original front aspect window has the south easterly aspect. A further door leads in to a study which is in need of upgrading and has a side window and former doorway to the front which is now a fixed full height window. The kitchen & breakfast room has a farmhouse feel with the oil fired AGA taking pride of place at one end, a selection of modern base units and drawers with wooden worktops. Standing at the modern stainless steel sink you look out over the garden with peep views through the trees to the hills leading up to Hollycombe. There is a brick floor and a large walk in under stairs cupboard. A further door leads into an enclose porch with door to garden and a invaluable walk in shelved larder.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms, three double with built in store cupboards and a good size single, each room has its own character with either a exposed or painted floorboards, skilled ceilings and origin windows elude a charming atmosphere. Also approach of the landing which has a built in double airing cupboard is a modern recently fitted bathroom with extensive tiling, a panel enclosed bath with shower over and a washbasin with cupboards below. There is also a separate W.C.
Outside, built in keeping and attached to the cottage is a good size store/workshop and large tandem open front garage, with a window to the rear and door to the garden. This has huge potential to incorporate into the main accommodation, subject to consent.
The garden lies on three sides of the cottage which is effectively side ways onto the lane. There is a generous parking and turning area as you enter from the lane. The grounds extend to about 0.82 acres and are mainly laid to grass with numerous trees to the periphery of the plot and there are views over surrounding fields and the countryside beyond. There are various trees, including apple within the garden, an old well, and climbing flowering plants on the stone walls of the cottage complete the scene.
To find the property, travel from the crossroads in the centre of Milland along the Fernhurst Road for about one mile. Turn right into Lambourne Lane and travel the entire length of the surfaced lane, at the end turn left onto the farm track with takes you between fields to Slathurst Farm. Continue through the farmyard and the cottage will be seen directed ahead as the track bears right.
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