St Mary’s Hall is a landmark family house standing in a convenient location for the town and close to the Butts Green. Formerly a Catholic Church, St Mary’s Hall now provides a very interesting family home whilst incorporating a highly successful bed and breakfast business. The accommodation within St Mary’s Hall has been arranged to take full advantage of the character and history of the building whilst providing a very comfortable and interesting family home. Features of note include a very impressive sitting/dining room with a vaulted ceiling and an Inglenook fireplace. This is the centrepiece of the house and is a magnificent room extending to 23'2 / 7m with stairs leading a mezzanine level with a further sitting / reception area. The further accommodation is of equal merit with a fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room with a Rayburn, additional sitting room and conservatory
The overall accommodation includes five bedrooms including an external 'garden bedroom', each with modern and stylish shower room facilities. facilities. Importantly, the layout of the accommodation allows for the let of four bedrooms with separate access for guests from the principal in-house living areas. As a family home, the layout of the bedroom accommodation allows for extra flexibility and independence for children and guests.
St Mary's Hall is a very rare opportunity to purchase a distinctive and very characterful family home within the town. The property also provides the opportunity to operate a bed and breakfast business with an established track record, strong five star review on Tripadvisor (TM) and website - altonbedandbreakfast.co.uk.
The house stands in a very well-established location of the town. Albert Road consists of mainly late Victorian and early Edwardian houses just to the west of the centre of the town within a quarter of a mile of the Butts Green and public gardens. The historic market town of Alton has a good range of High Street shops, weekly and specialist markets, senior schools, Waitrose and M&S Simply Food, further education college, Alton School, sports centre, two outlying golf courses and mainline station to London Waterloo. The surrounding countryside provides ample opportunity for many country pursuits. The A31 provides a route to the A3 and M3 linking to London, the South Coast and beyond.
The partially walled garden is a very special of the house and has been landscaped with an area of lawn, flower and shrub borders and attractive seating areas. A paved terrace adjoins the second sitting room and provides an ideal area for outdoor entertaining. A paved pathway provides a route through the garden between the house, garden bedroom and garage. The house is approached via a pair of wrought iron gates leading onto a shingle driveway providing ample parking and access to the garage and outdoor bin storage area.