An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase a Grade II Listed thatched family home centrally situated in the quintessential South Downs village of East Meon. The property is ideally located for the two village public houses, primary school, church and shop, and is complemented by a generous plot circa 0.20 acre incorporating a fabulous part walled garden. Originally three cottages and now a single, timber framed detached home with origins from the 14th Century, character features are in abundance with many ship timbers, stone & real wood floors and open fireplaces.
The ground floor enjoys an inviting entrance hall and there is a wonderful living room with inglenook fireplace, together with offering a double aspect with doors at the rear leading onto the garden. There is a wooden staircase which leads to the first floor and adjacent to the living room is an excellent study and a cloakroom w.c. The family kitchen is a beautiful space and offers ample room to accommodate a large dining table together with a further fireplace and stone flooring. The handmade kitchen is fitted in a traditional farmhouse style with a range of cupboards and granite work surfaces. The is an Aga and a butler sink which all add to the charm. There is also access to outside and a further staircase leading to the first floor. Adjacent to the kitchen is a practical utility room with further storage, space for domestic appliances and a door to outside.
The first-floor accommodation is incredibly versatile and offers five / six bedrooms with bedroom five connecting the upstairs rooms to flow through naturally. The main bedroom is an excellent size and enjoys a dressing area which leads through into an ensuite bathroom. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by the family bathroom which is also generously proportioned.
Externally, the property is positioned along a pretty and quiet lane with many intriguing homes steeped in history. There is an extensive gravelled driveway providing ample parking and providing access to the detached double garage with large storage area above. There might also be scope (subject to any consent), to convert the space above the garage into a superb studio area if desired. The garden is a principal feature of the property and is mainly laid to lawn with many established trees and plants which flank the stunning walls that enclose it. There is a brick laid terrace accessed from the property and many interesting areas to behold whilst you enjoy all that there is on offer. A viewing comes highly recommended, so contact Homes for more information or to arrange your appointment.