A lovely 17th Century cottage sitting in attractive gardens on the edge of the popular village of Treyford
THE PROPERTY Underhill Cottage is a lovely 17th Century cottage with more recent extensions in a tranquil rural setting on the edge of the highly sought after village of Treyford. The house is on the market for the first time since 1963 and is currently arranged with four bedrooms and two bathrooms including a master suite, together with four reception rooms and a kitchen. There is great potential to enlarge the property if required. The cottage sits in grounds of about 0.4 acres and has attractive views over farmland to the village beyond. This is one that has to be viewed to be truly appreciated.
OUTSIDE A drive leads up to a parking area with space for numerous cars and adjacent to this is the detached double garage with wood store behind. The house is surrounded by an attractive cottage garden. On the western side of the house there is a large terrace leading to lawns bounded in places by shrub and herbaceous borders with attractive views over open countryside which can be enjoyed from most of the house and garden.
LOCATION Treyford is a particularly well regarded village nestling under the South Downs between Petersfield and Midhurst, in the heart of the South Downs National Park. The nearest village facilities are in Elsted 1.4 miles away which has a church, village hall and the picturesque recreation ground with cricket, tennis court and celebrated pub. South Harting, 4 miles away has a well-stocked shop with post office and another pub. Midhurst is 5.5 miles away having most facilities including Cowdray Polo Park and Golf Club. For a comprehensive range of shopping, sporting and leisure facilities including Waitrose and a mainline station with train services to London Waterloo in around an hour, Petersfield is about 8 miles. Haslemere is about 14 miles, with direct trains to London Waterloo in 49 minutes. The A3 is within easy access as too are Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports. There is fantastic walking straight out from the house, being some of the most breath taking countryside in the South of England. The larger centres of Chichester, Guildford and Winchester are all within reasonable driving distance, as are the harbours and creeks of the South Coast.
There are excellent independent Senior schools in the area: Bedales, Churchers College, Ditcham Park, Seaford College, The Royal School and St Edmund's with easy access to RGS Guildford, Guildford High School and Portsmouth Grammar School via the mainline train service and Prep schools including Dunhurst, Churchers College Junior, Conifers, Prebendal, Westbourne House, Oakwood, Dorset House, Brookham, Highfield, Seaford Prep, St Ives, The Royal Junior, St Edmund's and Amesbury.
The property is within close proximity to South Harting, Easebourne and Midhurst Primary Schools with Secondary Schools at Bohunt Liphook, Midhurst Rother College, The Petersfield School and Woolmer Hill.