Charming 2-3 bedroom detached period house in the village of Hannington on the Hampshire and Berkshire borders, with excellent local walks over the Berkshire Downs and surrounding attractive farmland and woods. Approached over a gravel access drive leading to a parking area and garage building. The property boasts well stocked and attractive gardens bordered by hedges with views over paddocks.
Old Post Cottage lies within the village which includes a Norman Church and a well known public house being The Vine Inn.
The towns of Newbury and Basingstoke lie 12 miles and 8 miles distant respectively, both with railway stations. Newbury – Paddington 48 minutes and Basingstoke – Waterloo 46 minutes.
The area has excellent local walks over the Berkshire Downs and surrounding attractive farmland and woods.
There are good choices of state and private schools within easy reach including Cheam, Horris Hill, The Clere, Winchester and the Oxford Prep and Public schools.
Local amenities include Newbury Race Course, Sandford Springs golf course and excellent leisure facilities including sport and cinemas within Newbury and Basingstoke.
The house has recently been extended to provide flexible accommodation, being a 2 or 3 bedroom property with 3 bath or shower rooms on the ground and first floor.
Approached over a gravel access through a wooden field gate, the drive leads to a car parking area and garage building to the rear of the property.
To the front of the house is a raised lawn area with adjoining flowerbeds and part laurel hedge leading to the front door.
To the rear of the house beyond the car parking area is a paved area leading to the well stocked and attractive gardens bordered by hedges with views over paddocks.
Within the garden is a glass fronted potting shed and wooden Summer House.
Internally the period house provides on the ground floor: –
Inner lobby leading to hall with stairs to the first floor.
Sitting room with large bay window and double sided wood burning stove backing onto the dining area.
Kitchen with office area and dining area with French doors to the rear of the house. A modern Rayburn oil fired cooker with integral hot water boiler provides central heating and cooking, together with an electric freestanding cooker.
The kitchen units are freestanding shaker style with natural wooden surfaces providing generous storage. A recessed area houses an American style fridge freezer. Within the kitchen is a dishwasher and water softener.
Off the kitchen is a WC and shower room.
An area of storage lies beyond the kitchen leading to a rear glazed door accessing a good sized ground floor room, usable as a second sitting room or bedroom if required, with wet shower room and WC adjoining.
On the first floor are two double bedrooms with bathroom bidet and WC.
Oil fired central heating to part with partial underfloor heating to the recent extension and wet room.
Mains electricity, water and septic tank drainage.
Currently a Band E, being £2,202 per annum for 2021/2022.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is registered as an E rating.
By appointment with the selling agents. REF : AJB
From the A339 at Wolverton take the turning up Hannington Lane. On entering village bear left at the small grass triangle. Old Post Cottage can be found on the left after about 150 metres.
Please note one of the partners of Marriotts Property LLP has a financial interest in the property.
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