PROPERTY SUMMARY 'Weaverlands' is a Grade II Listing family house which has been in the same family ownership for well over a century. It is situated in the heart of Hambledon village, a village that is renowned for being the 'Cradle of Cricket', the rules were made at the Bat & Ball pub on Broad-Halfpenny Down. The village itself has a great community spirit with the highly regarded primary school, pub, tea room and a walk-in surgery. Hambledon is set in the typical southern English countryside surrounded by sweeping farmland and splendid woodland; the village nestles along the valley and ancient riverbed running from the South Downs in East Hampshire and is within the National Park. For 3000 years there has been a settlement in Hambledon and the human foot print of history can still be discerned; site of a Roman Villa, a Saxon Church and a significant Medieval Manor House. There is a great deal of outstanding history and the renewal of English commercial wine production. 'Weaverlands' was an old brewery owners house with the first part being built around 1805 and added to between 1810 and 1812. The primary accommodation provides 4125 sq ft of living space arranged over two primary floors and within the grounds there are further outbuildings including garaging and stables, amounting to a further 2388 sq ft of usable space. Within the gardens and grounds are a fine selection of mature trees and an outstanding Eucalyptus tree, lawned gardens and a private flint wall garden with flowering borders. There is a sun room with hot tub, an all-weather floodlit tennis court, an enclosed heated swimming pool, flint tile summer house and a variety of private terraced areas. Within the 1.97 acre grounds are a number of garages and an interesting tree house, there are also wild garden areas, seating areas and set to the rear of the plot are stables which have separate private access via The Maltings (to be sold by separate negotiation). Having seven bedrooms and four reception areas this splendid family home offers space for those looking to entertain, work from home or house a growing family. It would be ideally suited for those looking for a change of lifestyle and to be located in the heart of a charming and historic village. High speed fibre broadband has recently been commissioned and a modern burglar alarm system fitted.
ENTRANCE Low retaining wall with soldier railings over and pedestrian gateway leading to brick paved pathway wrapping to front of property, lawned areas with shrubs and bushes, steps up to main front door with external light and plaque depicting house name, to the right hand side of the property is a shingled drive leading to pillared gateway with soldier railings leading to shingle turning and parking area, mature shrubs and bushes, pedestrian gate leading to front.
HALLWAY Panelling to low level on walls, stripped and stained floorboards, doors to primary rooms, radiator, staircase leading to north wing, high level borrowed light leadlight stained glass panel and doorway under leading to dining room;
DRAWING ROOM 16' 1" x 15' 11" (4.9m x 4.85m) Dual aspect sash style windows to front and rear with low wide sills under and original shutters, two radiators with covers over, panelling to walls, built-in shelving to one side of chimney breast with storage cupboards under, wooden mantle with 'Calacatta' amber marble inlay and hearth with coal effect gas fire and brick inlay, stripped and stained floorboards, wooden architraves and panelled door, power points.
DINING ROOM 22' 11" x 16' 7" (6.99m x 5.05m) Bay window overlooking driveway with twin central doors and sash style windows to either side, window to rear aspect overlooking boot room with radiator under, recess with built-in storage cupboard and shelf over with double radiator to one side, brass canopy with open fire, flagstone hearth and exposed brick inlay with wooden mantle over, twin doors leading down to wine cellar, second radiator, door to storage cellar, step leading up to archway and outer lobby with cloaks hanging area, door to:
BOOT ROOM Tiled flooring, door leading to rear garden with windows to either side, further door leading to driveway, polycarbonate glazed roof.
CLOAKROOM Tiled to half wall level, low level w.c, wall mounted wash hand basin, radiator, quarry tiled flooring, window to side.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 9" x 14' 0" (4.8m x 4.27m) Comprehensive range of wood fronted wall and floor units with work surface over, inset twin bowl and drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under, range of drawer units, dishwasher point, ceramic tiled surrounds, under unit lighting, window overlooking rear garden and window to side, tiled flooring, two double radiators, space for tall fridge/freezer, eye-level twin ovens with storage cupboards over and under, double radiator, central island with five ring gas hob with 'Siemens' induction hob to one side and cupboard space under, extractor fan over, high level book shelving and storage cupboards, ceiling spotlights, door to walk-in larder, range of shelving, window to side aspect, tiled flooring, arched opening leading to:
BREAKFAST ROOM Matching tiled flooring, stripped and stained skirting boards, radiator, twin glazed doors leading to:
CONSERVATORY 15' 4" x 14' 2" (4.67m x 4.32m) Tiled flooring with underfloor heating, wood surround windows to all aspects with twin double doors leading to rear garden, twin wall polycarbonate glazed roof with roof supports.
SITTING ROOM 16' 5" x 12' 11" (5m x 3.94m) Sash style window to front aspect with shutters and wide sill under, radiator, ceiling rose and coving, power points, central chimney breast with 'Calacatta' amber marble surround fireplace and log burner with matching hearth and exposed brick inlay, range of shelving to either side, panelled door leading to hallway, dimmer switch, power points, second radiator.
MORNING ROOM 15' 9" x 10' 7" (4.8m x 3.23m) Dual aspect windows to front and side aspects, double radiator, ceiling coving, built-in cupboard housing electric meter with shelving over, second radiator, power points, internal door leading to:
STUDY 12' 7" x 8' 1" (3.84m x 2.46m) Twin glazed doors leading to utility room, power points, internet access, door leading to secondary staircase rising to south wing.
UTILITY ROOM Tiled flooring, polycarbonate glazed roof, fluorescent tube lighting, double glazed doors with windows to either side leading to rear garden, washing machine point, power points, butler sink.
FIRST FLOOR Main landing, north wing, access via extendable ladder to large loft space, internal doorway leading to south wing with balustrade staircase leading down to study, skylight window, radiator, built-in storage cupboard with range of shelving.
BEDROOM 3 18' 5" x 12' 0" (5.61m x 3.66m) Dual aspect sash style windows to front and side aspects, two radiator, built-in wardrobe to one side of chimney breast, wood surround fireplace with cast iron arched inlay, panelled door, power points.
BEDROOM 7 10' 11" x 7' 3" (3.33m x 2.21m) Sash style window to front aspect, radiator, power points, access to loft space, panelled door.
BEDROOM 2 16' 5" x 13' 0" (5m x 3.96m) Sash style window to front aspect, radiator, panelled door, wood surround fireplace with cast iron arched inlay and brick hearth, power points.
BEDROOM 4 14' 9" x 11' 0" (4.5m x 3.35m) Sash style window to side aspect with matching window to rear overlooking garden and driveway, wood surround fireplace with cast iron grate inlay, brick hearth, built-in wardrobes to either side of chimney breast, panelled door, power points.
SHOWER ROOM Fully ceramic tiled shower cubicle with panelled door, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, frosted glazed window to rear aspect, ceramic tiled to half wall level, radiator, panelled door, built-in storage cupboard with range of shelving.
BEDROOM 1 SUITE Dressing area with range of sliding doored built-in wardrobes with hanging space and shelving, door to en-suite, radiator, arched opening leading to bedroom.
BEDROOM AREA 15' 0" x 12' 9" (4.57m x 3.89m) Split level with three steps, built-in storage cupboard with window to side aspect, air conditioning unit, further built-in wardrobe, window to rear aspect overlooking garden and land with far reaching views towards woodland in the distance with radiator under, power points, twin glazed doors with matching doors to either side leading to:
LOGGIA Two velux skylight windows, enclosed by windows to rear aspect and sliding doors with false balcony overlooking driveway and garage.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower, window to side aspect, ceramic tiled to walls, one with mirror tiles.
BEDROOM 5 14' 5" x 10' 11" (4.39m x 3.33m) Window to rear aspect overlooking garden, radiator, power points, built-in wardrobe to one side of chimney breast, wood surround fireplace with cast iron arched inlay, brick hearth, radiator, power points, inter-linking door leading to:
BEDROOM 6 11' 1" x 10' 11" (3.38m x 3.33m) Sash style window to front aspect with views to hillside and woodland opposite, wood surround fireplace with cast iron grate inlay, radiator, power points.
WINE CELLAR 16' 1" x 9' 1" (4.9m x 2.77m) Range of shelving with wine racks throughout.
STORAGE CELLAR 13' 1" x 10' 9" (3.99m x 3.28m) Water softener unit.
OUTSIDE To the front right hand side of the property is a curved wall leading to brick pillars with lighting over, soldier railing wrought iron gates providing vehicular access to large turning and parking area enclosed by fence panelling on one side, two detached garage blocks with picket style fencing to the right hand side providing vehicular access to rear garden.
GARAGE 1 20' 2" x 18' 7" (6.15m x 5.66m) Large up and over remote controlled door, pump, filtration and boiler system for heated swimming pool, rear pedestrian door, storage area for 'Calor' gas cylinders and gas connection, brick and flint wall on one side.
GARAGE 2 19' 3" x 17' 9" (5.87m x 5.41m) Wooden built barn style with twin front opening door, wooden support to pitched tiled roof.
REAR GARDEN Directly to the rear accessible from the conservatory and utility room is a large patio area with brick borders and oil tank, from this area are steps leading up to a further walled garden with brick and flint wall on two aspect, flowering shrubs, patio area, brick steps and gateway with soldier railings leading up to tennis court, wooden built garden shed.
SUN ROOM With hot tub.
OUTSIDE CONTINUED Directly behind the rear garages is a patio area with pergola and box hedging in the Italian style garden.
The garden covers approximately 1.97 acres with large formal lawn and paddocks including a circular summer house with flint walls with tiled roof surmounted by a weather-vane and pitched roof. The garden reaches behind adjacent properties with hard core turning and parking areas and garaging, vegetable plots, greenhouses, detached block with twin garage, two further wooden built garages.
From the formal garden leads to a wild style garden with pond and small bridge, mature trees, one having a tree house, further avenue of Lime trees leading to rear paddock. Within these extra grounds (2.7 acres) are three stable blocks, to the rear is fence panelling and fenced off area with tractor shed, double garage, hay shed, tack shed and storage shed with a further three stables (dimensions are on the attached floor plan - to be sold by separate negotiation).
SWIMMING POOL Covered by arched twin walled polycarbonate roof, sliding to one end, opening individually.
ALL WEATHER TENNIS COURT Enclosed by open fencing with walkway to all sides, external all year lighting.