On the market for the first time in decades, one of Hayling Island's true treasures and the oldest remaining home on the Island. Old Fleet Manor is a delightful, grade ll listed thatched manor house dating from the 16th Century, that positively oozes charm and character. Sitting on a generous plot approaching half an acre and surrounded by delightful cottage gardens, this historic home offers a surprising level of family accommodation. The ground floor comprises a cloakroom, study, snug, sitting room with a magnificent inglenook fireplace, dining room and generous country style kitchen all of which retain many original features, such as exposed beams and flagstone floors. On the first floor the spacious accommodation continues, with a first floor W/C, family shower room and four double bedrooms, with the principal room benefiting from an en-suite bathroom. A charming staircase leads to the second floor, where there is another large double bedroom and access to two walk in loft areas. Attached to the main house is a good sized utility room / store, with two additional attached storage rooms.
Outside, Old Fleet Manor is surrounded by its delightful gardens, with lawns, flower borders, mature trees and shrubs and a detached period Granary, which could serve as a studio, workshop or office. There is a generous driveway, with parking for several vehicles, together with a detached double garage. Offered for sale with no onward chain, a viewing of this 'chocolate box' thatched cottage is highly recommended.
Old Fleet Manor is located in Yew Tree Road, a quiet lane just off the A3023. Hayling Island offers a wide variety of shopping, schooling and leisure facilities, together with marinas, sailing clubs and award winning beaches. More comprehensive amenities are found in nearby Havant, including a main line railway station on the Portsmouth to London Waterloo line, with the fastest trains to the capital taking just 77 minutes. The A3M and A27 trunk roads are also close by providing excellent transport links.
Hayling Island's Oldest Home
Study / Playroom
En-Suite Bathroom to Master Bedroom
First Floor W/C
Family Shower Room
Hayling Island is a delightful 12-square mile area of land that’s completely surrounded by the sea and can only be accessed by the road bridge from Langstone. It’s is an absolute mecca for watersports – windsurfing was invented here and we have miles of glorious, safe beaches that are made for seaside activities, including sailing, power boating, jet skiing and beach volleyball.Beachlands beach has received the international Blue Flag award every year for the past 25 years and is the perfect spot to while away the hours looking over the Solent with a fish and chip supper.