Shoe Lane, Exton
£500,000 Guide Price
- Situated within the historic South Downs National Park.
- Stunning brick inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove.
- Three double bedrooms.
- Walking distance to local amenities.
- Beautiful south facing garden.
- Excellent local schooling and good rail links.
Situated in the picturesque village of Exton in the heart of the Meon Valley, within the historic South Downs National Park, an iconic and picturesque Grade II listed cottage offering three bedrooms and a generous reception room. The cottage is set back from the road behind a wall, in an elevated position affording views over paddocks and Old Winchester Hill beyond. The frontage has mature flowerbeds and an area of lawn. The spacious Hallway gives access to the Sitting Room, this room is stunning with a wealth of period features evoking a deep sense of history, with exposed beams and a magnificent brick inglenook fireplace with feature bread oven and woodburning stove, this is a truly beautiful room in which to relax and be sociable. The Kitchen overlooks the rear garden and with the adjacent dining area, is a great space for entertaining friends and family. Upstairs are three double bedrooms, two with beautiful views over countryside, and with bedroom one benefitting from a substantial wardrobe cupboard. Outside, the south facing garden has a lovely raised terrace for outdoor dining, a good area of lawn flanked by a pathway and mature flowering shrub border and a stunning flint wall to one side, at the end of the garden a hedge and rose arbour leads to a private area with wooden gardeners shed and greenhouse.
This is a truly exciting opportunity for someone to acquire an extremely attractive cottage in an exceptional location in the premier village of Exton; the route of the South Downs Way meanders through the village making it an ideal location for those who love walking and mountain biking. The village is a thriving community and has a popular public house providing home cooked food from local suppliers. The boutique village shop is within walking distance and for those who enjoy riding the now disused Meon Valley Railway Line is accessed less than a mile away where you are able to hack between Alton and Fareham. The local infant school in the next door village of Meonstoke has an outstanding Ofsted Report, for commuters Petersfield Station is 11 miles away with fast trains to London Waterloo.
SUMMARY OF FEATURES:
Walking distance to local amenities; Stunning brick inglenook fireplace; Stovax Stockton woodburning stove; Kitchen appliances to include electric hob, oven and grill, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Space for washing machine; Understairs cupboard; Upstairs airing cupboard; Windows painted inside and out 2020; Wooden gardeners shed installed 2019; Greenhouse; South facing garden.
TENURE: Freehold; SERVICES: Electricity, water and private drainage; LOCAL AUTHORITY: Winchester City Council; TAX BAND: D
Meonstoke Post Office and General Store – 0.5 miles; Meonstoke Infant School – 1 mile; Bishops Waltham – 5 miles; Petersfield Railway Station – 11 miles
In accordance with the Estate Agency Act 1979 the owner of the property is an employee of Taylor Hill & Bond.