- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 5 reception rooms
- Village location
- 1 mile from Winchfield Station
- Plot of half an acre
- 5 reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room
- Additional storage area
- 4 bedrooms
- Family bathroom
Description A truly unique family residence offering practical yet versatile accommodation arranged over 2 floors, with the added benefit of accommodation over a detached double garage. This stunning property is believed to date back to the 17th century with later additions in recent years yet still retaining a wealth of charm and character features including exposed beams, original bread oven and character fireplaces. From the entrance hall, there is a vaulted family room with French doors overlooking the gardens. The kitchen is the heart of this home fitted with an excellent range of units complemented by granite work surfaces, a central island unit with integrated wine rack, a gas fired Aga and a range of integrated appliances. This rooms provides a wonderful area for family entertaining. The triple aspect sitting room is split level with a feature brick fireplace and wood block flooring. For more formal entertaining there is a separate dining room complemented with exposed timbers and an open fire place. The dual aspect study has a feature fireplace and fitted storage cupboards. The first floor is of equal merit comprising of a dual aspect master bedroom and 3 further bedrooms, There are two bath/shower rooms serving the bedrooms on this floor.
Bears Barn is situated on the outskirts of the delightful village of Hartley Wintney. The Village offers a range of shops catering for every day needs with a selection of restaurants and public houses and an excellent Golf Course. Both Tylney Hall Hotel at Rotherwick and The Four Seasons Hotel at Dogmersfield are close by which have extensive facilities including Golfing, Riding and a Spa. The towns of Fleet, Farnham and Basingstoke are within easy reach, and there is good access to the M3 Motorway at Junction 4a, and the M4 at Reading. Mainline stations at Winchfield with in 1 mile and Fleet station is a short drive away, both of which reach London Waterloo in under an hour.
A feature of the property is the mature setting and outside space, with the gardens, along with extensive parking for numerous vehicles, occupying a plot of approximately 0.5 an acre. The house is bounded by lawns to 3 sides and is well enclosed with established trees, shrubs and borders. There is a feature waterfall and a large terraced area to the rear of the house for entertaining. The gravelled driveway gives access to the double detached garage with the annexed studio accommodation over, which comprises of an entrance hall and shower room on the ground floor, with stairs to an open plan living room/bedroom. From the end of the driveway there is direct access to open countryside walks opening to miles of public footpaths and bridleways
nb - planning permission has been approved in the past to significantly enlarge the property, plans available on file.
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