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Primrose Lane, Rake, Hampshire, GU33

Guide price £1,400,000

4 Beds 2 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: MID170225


  • 4 Reception rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garage
  • Studio
  • Gardens
  • In all about 0.5 acres


A beautifully presented, individually designed family house in a quiet location Ground Floor: Galleried hall, Drawing room, Study, Kitchen/breakfast room, Family room, Vaulted garden room, Utility room First Floor: Master bedroom with shower room en suite, 3 further double bedrooms, Family bathroom, Loft with potential Outside: Double garage with log store, Studio annexe, Terrace, Gardens, Garden shed, Chicken run, In all just over 0.5 acres The Property The Old Cottage was designed by the current owners and built eight years ago. It is part rendered with a brick plinth course, under a traditional tiled roof. The property is built to a very high specification with underfloor heating on both the ground and first floor and an air recovery system which pumps fresh air around the house. The main bathroom and en suite were designed by Littlejohn Bathrooms in Petersfield. The house flows really well and offers a choice of reception rooms for family living including both a study, family room and garden room. The drawing room is dual aspect with a wood burning stove and the galleried landing gives a light and airy feeling. The kitchen/breakfast room is the heart of the house, fully fitted with a range of handmade kitchen units, an electric AGA and a living area with French doors off to both the west and eastern areas of the garden. The vaulted garden room looks out on to the terrace and has French doors, it has solid walls and attractive stone flooring. The spacious utility room houses the boiler and thermal store. An attractive oak staircase with balcony leads to the first floor. The master bedroom which has lovely views over the garden has an en suite shower room. Three further double bedrooms share a family bathroom with bath and a separate shower and there is plumbing to create a further en suite if required. The loft space above is fully boarded, insulated and plastered including being fitted with TV and internet connection and could easily be converted to additional living space if needed. Outside A double garage with storage above and a log store behind sits to the front of the house on the gravelled drive which provides further parking for six vehicles. An annexe fitted with a shower room and kitchen sink can have a variety of uses including an occasional bedroom. The house has a large gravelled parking area and garage. A terrace runs round the sides of the property with a lovely area to the south, ideal for entertaining. The landscaped gardens are laid to lawn with shrubs and flower borders. A useful garden store and chicken run are to one side. The Location The Old Cottage is tucked away on the edge of Rake, down a private lane which is very quiet, yet Liss is only 2 miles away. Petersfield town is nearby and offers comprehensive shopping, leisure facilities and the main line station to London Waterloo. The property is situated within the South Downs National Park and the area is surrounded by lovely open countryside, ideal for walking and riding. The large town of Guildford to the north and the Cathedral City of Chichester to the south have renowned Theatres and a wide selection of shops, restaurants and leisure options. The A3 and the Hindhead tunnel provides fast access to London, the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports. Distances By Road: London 51 miles, Liss 2 miles, Petersfield 5 miles, Midhurst 8.5 miles, Guildford 21 miles By Rail: Petersfield to London Waterloo from 63 minutes