Freehold Cottage Sold STC
Newton Lane, Newton Valence
- 1335 Square Feet
- Beautifully Renovated Former Post Office
- Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room
- Generous Rear Garden
- Stunning Village Location
An attractive Grade II listed cottage dating from around 1620 and located in the heart of picturesque Newton Valence village, surrounded by the stunning open countryside of the South Downs National Park.
The cottage boasts a wealth of character and charm and offers a good sized kitchen with range cooker in addition to a double-aspect sitting room with exposed beams and wood burning stove. On the ground floor you will also find a beautiful orangery together with a bathroom and dining room with wooden flooring and double doors leading out onto the garden.
The orangery offers a sunny and spacious living area, with this room benefitting from sunlight all day long until 5pm, and with underfloor heating serving both the kitchen and the orangery Limestone flagstone floors. New roofing recently added has provided efficient modern insulation to the property.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, the generous master bedroom with built in storage and leading through to bedroom two. A spiral staircase leads up to another double bedroom and cloakroom.
A well-tended garden offers lawn bordered with hedges provides a good degree of privacy, together with garden sheds, a workshop and handy storage space. A terrace opening out from the dining room offers glorious views of the surrounding countryside and on street parking is located just to the front of the cottage.
The house sits in the picturesque village of Newton Valence, just 4 miles from Chawton and 6.2 miles from Alton. Chawton offers a pub, church, tea rooms as well as the Jane Austen House Museum. For regular direct trains to London Waterloo there are nearby Liss and Alton mainline railway stations.
Newton Valence is a highly regarded and peaceful village with a strong neighbourly spirit. On Friday nights the village hall has a popular bar for the locals. Here you will find wonderful walks through to Selbourne Common, leading to the Zig Zag path down Selbourne hanger. Good pubs are nearby including the Hawkley Inn, popular locally for food and drink. Selborne Primary School, Amery Hill Secondary School and Eggar's Secondary School are the catchment area schools. Nearby independent schools include Highfield, Twyford, Churcher's College, Bedales, St Swithun's for girls and Winchester College for boys.