Attractive detached house set in 7 acres with unparalleled views to the South Downs National Park

Orchard Cottage is an attractive five bedroom property offering flexible and versatile accommodation arranged over three floors. The ground floor comprises an extensive open plan sitting/dining room and double doors to a light and airy conservatory with French doors to the garden. The large kitchen/breakfast room has a range of units including a central island, granite worktops and Aga. The lower ground floor offers a spacious games room, two generous bedrooms with built-in storage and a family bathroom.

On the first floor is a principal bedroom with far reaching views and a large ensuite bathroom. Two further bedrooms and a family shower room are also accommodated on this floor.

This property has 7 acres of land.

Outside

Occupying an elevated position, the property is approached via a private driveway providing ample parking and access to the detached double garage. The well-maintained landscaped gardens surround the property and are mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature shrubs and trees. Situated to the left of the house is a courtyard vegetable garden with raised beds and fruit cage. There is a large wraparound paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, and an enclosed all-weather tennis court, the whole enjoying stunning panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. The property also benefits from a separate stable block, tack room and hay barn overlooking a riding ring with access to paddocks with separate road access.

Orchard Cottage has access to the communal gardens and grounds of Lythe Hill Park, some 42 acres of landscaped gardens historically linked as the precursor of the lost gardens of Heligan with a cascade and waterfall using stone brought in from Cheddar Gorge. Owners of Orchard Cottage will be the holder of a share in the Freehold of the Estate. Residents also have use of the swimming pool, tennis court, squash court and 9 hole pitch and putt course.

Situation

Orchard Cottage occupies a secluded position within the highly-regarded private Lythe Hill Park on the slopes of Blackdown with acres of National Trust land, outstanding views and excellent opportunities for riding and walking. Haslemere town is within easy reach providing a good variety of shops, restaurants, a Waitrose, M&S Food Hall, a Tesco, recreational facilities and mainline station with fast trains to London Waterloo. Sporting facilities include golf at Hindhead, Liphook and West Surrey, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park and sailing off the south coast.

There is an excellent range of state schools including St. Bartholomew’s C of E Aided Primary School and Woolmer Hill School while nearby independent schools include Highfield and Brookham Schools, St. Ives and Amesbury.

Haslemere High Street 1 mile, Haslemere station 1.5 miles (London Waterloo 52 minutes), A3 (junction with Lea Coach Road) 6.8 miles, London Heathrow Airport 37.2 miles, central London 47 miles

Directions

From Haslemere High Street turn left onto the Petworth Road (B2131). Bear right onto Haste Hill then immediately turn left. Continue straight across towards Lythe Hill Park. Take the next left and follow the lane past Lythe Place. After a couple of bends the property can be found on your left hand side.

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Other features

  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bath/shower rooms
  • Tennis court
  • Stables
  • Riding ring
  • Double garage
  • Approx 7 acres

Other details

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Ref: HSL200056

Lythe Hill Park Haslemere Surrey GU27

Guide Price
£1,800,000

Ref: HSL200056

Lythe Hill Park Haslemere Surrey GU27

Guide Price
£1,800,000