Workhouse Lane, East Meon, GU32

4 Bed │ 2 Bath │ 2 Rec

Offers In Excess Of £550,000 (Freehold)


Tracey Killing

Assistant Manager

Key features

  • Character period property
  • Delightful village location
  • Garage and off street parking
  • Garden in excess of 60 ft
  • Photovoltaic system for heating and water
  • Double glazing
  • EPC-F

Full description

A charming three/four bedroom detached period cottage, situated in the sought after village of East Meon, offering a wonderful opportunity to be updated and modernised throughout. Originally two labourers cottages and dates back to the early 1800's, Bottle Cottage is so named because of a bottle-end in the flint wall at the front of the house.

Arranged over two floors the accommodation comprises an entrance porch leading in to the dining area with the kitchen to one side and the well-proportioned sitting room to the other, with a log burning stove and a wealth of character features. This leads to a ground floor shower room and study/bedroom four.

To the first floor the master bedroom is dual aspect with an en suite bathroom and built in wardrobes, along with access to a useful storage loft that runs the length of the outbuildings, bedroom two has a built in wardrobe and overlooks the rear garden, bedroom three faces north and has a small built in cupboard.

The cottage is approached via a double wooden gate through to a driveway, leading to a single garage. There are various outbuildings adjoining the property, which could be converted subject to necessary planning permission/consent. The attractive rear garden has a raised lawn with mature flower and shrub borders along with a pond, patio area and an attached sun room.



Located in the South Downs National Park, East Meon is a picturesque small village, the highest in the Meon Valley, with the River Meon running alongside the village street. The village has a 12th century church, Tudor and Georgian houses and 14th century cottages in the centre. The village has a thriving community, with two public houses, primary school and village shop. The nearby market town of Petersfield offers a comprehensive range of shopping, sporting and leisure facilities and there is a main line railway station providing a regular service from Portsmouth to London Waterloo.

Sitting room 21'3 (6.48m) x 12'1 (3.68m)

Dining room 15'5 (4.7m) x 11'10 (3.61m)

Kitchen 12'1 (3.68m) x 9' (2.74m)

Bedroom 1 16'2 (4.93m) x 12' (3.66m)

Bedroom 2 12'3 (3.73m) x 10' (3.05m)

Bedroom 3 8' (2.44m) x 7'11 (2.41m)

Study/Bedroom 4 12'4 (3.76m) x 6'1 (1.85m)


Shower room


Garage 16'1 (4.9m) x 7'10 (2.39m)


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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