Hemplands is a delightful detached period property, dating from the early 1900s, with five bedrooms and flexible accommodation. The property is set in the peaceful village of Privett in the heart of the South Downs National Park.
The house has handsome red brick and flintstone elevations, while inside the accommodation is well presented, and retains several attractive original features. There are four reception rooms on the ground floor, including a well-proportioned L-shaped drawing room, with exposed timber beams
and an open fireplace. There is a comfortable sitting room, also with a fireplace, as well as a study and a formal dining room. The kitchen and
breakfast room has a stunning vaulted ceiling with timber beams and skylights, plus plenty of storage space, solid wood worktops, a split butler sink and an oil-fired AGA.
On the first floor there are five double bedrooms, including the main bedroom, which has an en suite bathroom. There is also a family bathroom with a separate walk-in shower.
EPC Rating F.
The property is located in the small, semi-rural
village of Privett, surrounded by the stunning rolling countryside of the South Downs National Park. The nearest town is Petersfield, six miles away, which offers a variety of amenities including a choice of shops and supermarkets, leisure facilities and schooling, including the outstanding-rated Petersfield Infant School for primary and The Petersfield School for secondary. Churchers is an excellent private school in Petersfield. The beautiful landscape of the South Downs makes for excellent walking, cycling and riding routes, while golf is available at Petersfield Golf Club and Alresford Golf Club. The A3 is easily accessible at Petersfield, providing routes towards Guildford, London and Portsmouth and the south coast.
The property is accessed via a five-bar timber gate, which opens onto a gravel driveway and leads to the double garage to the rear. There are
attractive gardens to the front, with a lawn and
well-stocked flowerbeds, while to the rear there
are further splendid, secluded gardens with an area of lawn, paved terracing and a pergola with climbing plants. There are also a variety of shrubs and mature trees and a summer house in a quiet corner towards the end of the garden. Beyond the gardens lie open fields and rolling countryside.