A charming farmhouse with attractive gardens, cottage, bothy, equestrian facilities, paddocks and grassland set in the South Downs National Park.
This pretty farmhouse constructed of brick elevations under a tile roof is set in the South Downs National Park. It is located off a quiet country lane and is surrounded by its own land. There are some fine period features such as exposed oak beams and brick and inglenook fireplaces. The property requires some modernisation but represents a unique opportunity for a new owner. In addition, there is a useful attached two bedroom cottage that could be incorporated into the main house. The house has lovely views over the well-maintained gardens and over the immediate countryside. The arrangement of the rooms can be seen on the floor plans.Close to the entrance of the property there is a large agricultural barn that is divided into sections that comprises two integral stables, hay, feed and machinery stores. Beside this are two additional wooden stables and further along the driveway is The Bothy, constructed of brick foundations, wooden cladding and a clay tile roof. It offers a spacious home office with kitchenette and WC. To either side of the driveway are post and rail paddocks.The gardens provide an attractive backdrop to the property and contain mature borders and some fine trees. Lawns fall away to the pond that provides a haven for wildlife. There is a vegetable garden with two garden storage sheds and a greenhouse.NB: There is a public footpath through the grass paddocks to the south of the farmhouse.
Roke Farm is situated close to the charming market town of Bishops Waltham which has a range of independent shops and restaurants and both Winchester and Petersfield offer plenty of shopping and cultural opportunities. Winchester has a regular fast train service to London Waterloo (from about 57 minutes); Southampton Airport has scheduled flights to a variety of national and European destinations. Independent schools include Twyford School, The Pilgrims' School, St Swithun's School, Winchester College, Bedales and King Edward VI School.