Leasehold Flat / Apartment Sold STC
Sotherington Lane, Blackmoor
- Ground Floor apartment
- Grade 2* Listed Manor House
- Three Bedrooms
- Two En-suite
- Grand dual aspect Sitting Room
- Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Updated Study/Occasional Bedroom
- Two Garages
- Approaching 12 acres of communal grounds
- Viewings are highly recommended
A magnificent ground floor apartment in the Grade ll* Listed Blackmoor House is a Gothic revival country mansion built in the late 19th century. Designed by the Victorian architect, Alfred Waterhouse who was famed for designing Manchester Town Hall and the Natural History Museum. The house was built by the 1st Earl of Selborne and still owned by Lord Selborne. The house was converted in to sixteen apartments in the 1970s.
The main house has an imposing communal central reception hall with fireplace and a grand sweeping staircase with a feature-stained glass window. Accessed directly from the impressive hall the apartment which totals 2885 sq feet benefits from a wealth of original features including impressive stained-glass windows, oak joinery with heavy doors, floors, panelling, fitments, and window shutters, together with handsome fireplaces in the drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room, and reception hall. In addition, the property also benefits from a private south facing veranda opening to gardens and the approx. 12 acre landscaped grounds, with lake, swimming pool and tennis court.
The property comprises: Spacious Entrance Hall and sitting area, 303 (9.23m) Sitting Room, Study that the current owners have upgraded, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Main Bedroom with En Suite walk-in Shower Room, Bedroom 2 with En Suite Bathroom and Dressing Room area, Bedroom 3, Shower Room, Inner Hallway, Utility Room, Rear Porch, Two Garages, Private Veranda and small garden, use of locked cellar room within the Communal Cellar complex.
The property is approached along a long sweeping drive through woodland and banks of rhododendrons and azaleas before opening into a wide parking area at the front of the mansion. The grounds are a fine feature of the property with formal lawns interspersed with pathways and borders of flowering shrubs, extending to approx. 12 acres with lake, swimming pool and tennis court. The Lease length was 150 years from 16th May 1975.
SERVICES: Mains Water and Oil-Fired Central Heating
LEASEHOLD: 150 years from 1975.
SERVICE CHARGE: TBC
SURROUNDING AREA: Farnham, Guildford and Petersfield are all within about 20 miles, all benefiting of having main line train services into London Waterloo. There are excellent private as well as state schools in the area including Bohunt Secondary School and Sixth form in Liphook. Private schools include Churcher's Junior and Senior Schools in Liphook and Petersfield respectively, and Bedales in Steep.