A highly impressive six-bedroom detached period property, with stunning modern additions with a detached office in a central village position.
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Elim Lodge is a stunning detached property, combining period elegance with striking contemporary style, that dates originally from the 18th century. Additions were made in recent years to create a beautiful and spacious family home, extending to more than 4,000 square feet of luxury accommodation. Upon entering, you are greeted immediately by the eclectic combination of the old and new. At your feet is the original well access which has been completely restored and now features lighting and a modern glass top. The open-plan sitting and dining area features to one side a large bay sash window, with the sitting area also including a woodburning stove, while to the other side there is a magnificent light and airy dining area and kitchen, with full-height windows and sliding glass doors opening onto the gardens. The kitchen includes attractive shaker-style units, with a central island and integrated appliances. The juxtaposition of original and contemporary continues into the hallway, with its ornate carved oak staircase leading to a dramatic galleried landing and large double-height windows welcoming plenty of natural light. There is also a comfortable drawing room with an open fireplace, and a cosy family room with a woodburning stove. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, including the well-proportioned principal bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom with chic contemporary fittings. There is a family bathroom on the first floor, while the second floor has two further double bedrooms as well as a shower room. Also on the second floor is an additional sitting room, usefully equipped with a kitchenette. EPC rating C.
This property has 0.4 acres of land.
The entrance to the property is at the side, with timber gates opening onto a gravel driveway providing plenty of parking space. A small brick outbuilding adjacent to the entrance houses a home office space. There is a further outbuilding - the timber framed coach house, which has a garage, a log store and a workshop. The south-facing gardens at the rear of the house include an area of paved terracing and a level lawn, as well as border flowerbeds, established shrubs and mature trees.
The village of Selborne is surrounded by the beautiful rolling countryside of the South Downs National Park with wonderful walks practically on the doorstep and is conveniently situated within easy reach of the towns of Petersfield and Alton. Selborne has a post office and village store, a local pub, a village hall, a primary school and is home to the 18th century naturalist Gilbert White's House and Tea Rooms. Alton and Petersfield offer a variety of High Street and independent shops, supermarkets and leisure facilities, with the larger towns of Winchester and Guildford a little further afield. The selection of nearby excellent private schools include Churchers, Bedales, Highfield and Lord Wandsworth College. Altons mainline station provides services to London Waterloo (1 hour 5 minutes), while the A3 is less than five miles away, providing access towards London and the M25 to the north west and south to the coast.
From Farnham, take the A31 heading southwest towards Winchester. Continue to follow the A31 for nine miles, before taking the exit signposted for Selborne and Odiham. Turn left onto the B3006/Selborne Road and continue for three and a half miles, into Selborne. You will find the property on your right-hand side, on the corner of Selborne Commons.Read all
- Eclectic blend of period and contemporary, stylish interiors
- Central village location
- Stunning open plan kitchen/dining room
- Sitting room, family room, drawing room
- Walks on the doorstep, stunning location
- 5-6 bedrooms, luxurious bathroom
- Outbuildings, including a detached office, perfect for working from home
- Large terrace linking to the garden (0.4 acre)
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