Edge of village period house in mature garden setting
White Ladies is a charming detached period house which is understood to be several hundred years old, evidenced by the impressive timber framing revealed in the original part of the house. It is said that the house is named after a herd of white cattle that used to graze there. The current owner has been in the property for 48 years and has extended the house creating well-proportioned family accommodation. Particular features include exposed beams and timbers throughout the original part of the house, an open fireplace with stone surround in the drawing room and lovely views over the garden and paddocks.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a good range of white units and corner bench seat whilst the family room and study both benefit from doors opening out onto the southerly terrace.
On the first floor the main bedroom has an en suite bathroom with a walk through wardrobe to Bedroom 5/dressing room. There are a further four bedrooms and a family bathroom.
EPC band F
This property has 7 acres of land.
The house is approached via two tracks across common land leading to a gravelled drive providing parking for numerous vehicles and giving access to the garage.
The garden is a particular feature with the terraced formal garden being mostly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds and brick retaining walls, a rose garden and numerous mature trees including a Judas, ornamental apple and an old yew. The rest of the garden is lawned interspersed with mature shrubs and trees, spring flowers and flower beds. Behind the house there is a kitchen garden which has two garden sheds, a greenhouse and an orchard with apple, pear, cherry and plum trees. There is also a tennis court.
The paddocks are divided by post and rail fencing with adjoining stable blocks and have water connected.
White Ladies is situated in Hazeley Bottom within the Conservation area. Hazeley Bottom is located on the northern edge of Hartley Wintney and adjoins Hazeley Heath. The heath is designated as a site of Specific Scientific Interest and is a lowland heath with a habitat that is extremely rare globally. It is also part of the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area on account of its specialist birds including Nightjar, Woodlark and Dartford Warbler.
Hartley Wintney offers an excellent range of day to day shopping needs with the larger centres of Basingstoke and Reading providing a more comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and educational amenities.
From Hartley Wintney take the B3011 signposted towards Reading. Shortly after leaving the village turn left into Hazeley Bottom. Proceed down the hill and shortly after the post box turn right up a track where the entrance to White Ladies will be in front of you.Read all
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