Finchdean, PO8

3 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 2 Rec

Guide Price £325,000 (Freehold)

Petersfield

Tracey Killing

Assistant Manager

Key features

  • No Onward Chain
  • Exposed beams
  • Pretty village location
  • Double glazed throughout
  • Attractive gardens
  • Conservatory
  • EPC-F

Full description

Foden Cottage is a charming and delightful character semi-detached cottage situated within the heart of the idyllic rural village of Finchdean.

The property was originally a barn that was converted in the 1940's and boasts a wealth of features including exposed beams and interior flint walls. From the front of the cottage there is a welcoming garden with a pathway leading to a conservatory and onto the entrance hall. The sitting/dining room has an open fireplace and bay window overlooking the attractive front garden. The kitchen has a range of fitted Formica units and space for appliances. Leading off the kitchen there is a ground floor bathroom. A glazed door leads out to the rear garden. There is a ground floor bedroom to the front with wooden flooring and a separate study/office. On the first floor landing there is useful eaves storage. Bedroom one has eaves storage that runs the length of the property along with built in cupboards and bedroom two has fabulous views out towards the surrounding countryside and built in cupboards.

The delightful rear garden has a lawned area, timber tool shed and covered seating area. There is a detached brick and timber built partitioned workshop with concrete base, power and light, along with a paved patio area, and gardeners W.C.

Situation

Location

Set in the picturesque village of Finchdean which provides an abundance of breathtaking views and exquisite scenery. A perfect setting in the countryside yet easily accessible to surrounding areas and amenities via its proximity to the A3. Neighbouring towns such as Emsworth, Rowland's Castle and Petersfield offer other amenities and are a short distance away. The local train links at Rowland's Castle and Havant are on the mainline from Portsmouth to London Waterloo. Havant station offers services to Gatwick and London Victoria. The village makes good use of the local, family owned pub - The George Inn, which dates back to the 18th century. The area is renowned for its multitude of country walks, and wildlife.

Three bedroom semi-detached cottage

Hallway

Sitting/Dining room 21'1 (6.43m) x 14'9 (4.5m)

Study 9'4 (2.84m) x 7'11 (2.41m)

Bedroom 2 10'4 (3.15m) x 8'11 (2.72m)

Kitchen 12'1 (3.68m) x 7'11 (2.41m)

Bathroom

Landing

Bedroom 1 12'11 (3.94m) x 10'3 (3.12m)

Bedroom 3 9'4 (2.84m) x 7'2 (2.18m)

Garden

Why live in Petersfield?

Petersfield often features on lists of the best places to live and work and was recently voted one of the top 10 most desirable market towns in England; The Guardian went so far as to describe Petersfield as ‘a commuter’s Nirvana, the urban equivalent of a foot rub and a G&T’.

We have a delightful choice of properties in the area, from beautiful character cottages, some dating back 500 years, to coach house style homes and large rural retreats to modern family homes. There’s also a thriving rental market here as the convenient location, attractive setting and abundant facilities make this an excellent base for those working in the wider area or simply wanting a perfect place to raise a family.

One of the major attractions for families is the choice of world-class schools – The Petersfield School is rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted and Bohunt School at nearby Liphook is one of the top performing state schools in the country. In the private sector, Churcher’s College and Bedales are located in the town, while Ditcham Park School is just to the southeast.

We have cosmopolitan range of shops, restaurants and cafés, with most major retailers represented. The Petersfield Market is held twice a week in The Square and a Hampshire Farmer’s Market is held on the first Sunday of every month. We also have many sports facilities, including two golf clubs, the Taro Leisure Centre and the Petersfield Open Air Swimming Pool, which, despite being open to the elements, is always heated to an average of 27 degrees.

But what really sets Petersfield apart is the beautiful countryside and its pretty villages. These include Selborne with its post office, primary school and choice of two pubs, Steep Village, which sits on wooded slopes known as The Hangers and was once home to Sir Alec Guinness, Buriton Village, which sits between Petersfield and the Queen Elizabeth Country Park and Rogate and Rake to the east within in the Rother Valley.

If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in Petersfield, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.

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