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North Street, Ropley, Alresford, SO24

4 Bed │ 2 Bath │ 1 Rec

Guide Price £950,000

Petersfield

Tracey Killing

Assistant Manager

Key features

  • Spacious open-plan living
  • Period features
  • Garage and parking for several cars
  • Private enclosed garden
  • Active village community
  • 4.5 miles to New Alresford

Full description

Originally part of the North Farm Estate, the North Barn was converted and listed in 1986 and now presents an elegant home in a rural location and within reach of a lively village community. The property has retained much of its original character and boasts exposed beams and a double fireplace. This is an elegant and interesting property that has a lot to offer either as a family home or even as a holiday let.

Entering through the front door, you find yourself in a superb dual aspect sitting / dining room. This is a large open plan space, divided by a double fireplace which is occupied on one side by a wood burning stove. Steps to the left take you up to a study / further storage space set over the garage. The hallway leads to the kitchen which boasts a stone-tiled floor and bespoke handmade cabinets plus a fan-assisted oven to complement the 2-oven Rayburn which provides the property with oil fired central heating. Stairs from the sitting room rise to the first floor which comprises a principal double bedroom which overlooks the front of the house and the field beyond and benefits from an en suite shower room and built-in storage plus two further double bedrooms and one single bedroom that share the family bathroom.

North Barn is approached by a driveway from North Street and leads to a double garage and parking for several cars. The gate opens into an enclosed private garden that leads you to the front of the house. For those interested in rural heritage, there is also a Shepherd¿s hut, complete with electric power points and a wood burning stove, to provide summer entertainment space or even guest accommodation.

Situation

Hallway

Cloakroom

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Landing

Garden

Details correct: >>June 2022<<

The twelfth-century village of Ropley is a sought-after location and benefits from an active community boasting a village hall, shop, church and primary school. For those who enjoy hiking, St Swithun¿s Way passes through the village while, for the heritage railway enthusiasts, the Watercress Line can be picked up less than a mile away at Ropley Dene. Less than 5 miles away, New Alresford offers a variety of traditional shops while, for serious shoppers, Winchester is a mere 11 miles from the property.

Reception 1

Reception 1

Garage

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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