Grade II Listed 16th Century Cottage For Sale

  • 600000.00 £
  • Published date: May 6, 2024
    • Southwick, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Grade II Listed 16th Century Cottage For Sale

⭕ Keepers Cottage is a charming Grade II listed 16th Century, 3 bed cottage. It stands alone in gardens & grounds at the heart of the Devils Punchbowl surrounded by over 1000 acres of beautiful National Trust land. No neighbours, no sounds of traffic, yet close to Haslemere and just 45 miles to London!

Key features;
No chain
Beautiful Grade II Listed16th century cottage
Oak barn with car port, office and potential for conversion
Underfloor heating, central heating and double glazing
No neighbours, no sounds of traffic, yet only 45 miles to London
Stunning views over open fields and woodland
Abundant wildlife
Off road, down a well maintained private, gated track
Inglenook fireplace
Newly fitted kitchen
Private garden is 1/3 of an acre
Full description
Tenure: Long National Trust Leasehold (114 years unexpired)
Ground rent fixed at £100pa

This property is completely secluded - a hidden gem. Ideal for a purchaser looking for isolation and tranquillity in the Surrey countryside, yet within 45 miles of London. The cottage is situated at the foot of the Devils Punchbowl, this is an idyllic location approached via a locked-gate, along an unmade track across National Trust land with an open outlook over fields and adjoining acres of ancient mixed deciduous woodland. Shops at Hindhead cater for day to day needs. For more comprehensive facilities, Haslemere offers a wide selection of specialist shops, schools and a sports centre with gym, squash, tennis & swimming pool. There are numerous excellent bars, restaurants, cafes and supermarkets. Haslemere station offers a frequent service to London Waterloo in under an hour, or by road the A3 can be reached at Hindhead providing a link to London, Guildford and the south coast.

Access to the property is gained via five bar gate to the sandstone paved hard-standing with barn to one side.

Living Room 4.33m x 2.97m (142 x 99)

Oak beamed living room with inglenook fireplace and ancient bread oven (great for pizzas!). Double glazed windows to front and rear plus double-glazed French doors lead to the rear garden. Living room benefits from clay tiled flooring with underfloor heating as well as a woodburning stove which runs the central heating radiators throughout the cottage. There is a beautiful curved ancient oak staircase leading to bedrooms one and two.

Kitchen 4.09 x 2.58m (135 x 86)
Fully fitted, recently renovated triple-aspect kitchen with built-in base and eye level work units with polished granite work surface, integrated fridge-freezer, dishwasher, induction stove and electric oven. The floor has underfloor heating and all windows are double glazed. A superb beamed opening (the original mullioned window) gives access to dining room. Turning staircase from kitchen leads to bedroom three.

Dining Room 3.18m x 2.5m (105 x 82)
Double glazed window to front aspect and wooden door providing access to downstairs bathroom and another door through to living room.

Ideal Standard white bathroom suite comprising bath with powerful shower above, low level WC and wall mounted hand wash basin. Double glazed window to rear aspect.

Master Bedroom 4.33m x 3.04m (142 x 10)
Beautiful main bedroom with high ceilings and feature beams. Double glazed windows to both front and rear aspects. Central heating radiators.

Bedroom two 3.35m x 3.05m (11 x 10)
Another beautifully, beamed bedroom with high ceilings. Double glazed windows to both front and rear aspects.

Bedroom three 4.1m x 2.55m (135 x 84)
Access to bedroom three is via separate turning staircase from kitchen. Double glazed windows to both front and rear aspects. This room could be converted to an upstairs bathroom (subject to consent).


The property also houses a two storey oak barn. Ground floor comprises office space with underfloor heating and plumbing for a toilet, handbasin and shower (consent granted by the NT). There is also a wood store and car port. To the first floor of the barn is an open room with scope to convert, subject to planning consent, making this ideal guest accommodation.

To the rear of the property is a large lawn area ideal for entertaining. There is also a useful garden shed for storage. The gardens to the sides all have wonderful open views with no neighbours, no roads and no noise. It truly is a unique location. The National Trust have granted consent (subject to submitting plans) for a timber summerhouse. This beautifully secluded garden, approx 1 third of an acre, provides stunning views of ancient National Trust woodlands and heath that surround the cottage.

A3 from London or Portsmouth.
The cottage lies along a NT track off the Tilford Road at Hindhead (the A287). The A3 is a fast road from London or the south.
Because the cottage is off-road, it does not appear on sat nav. Therefore prospective buyers will be met, by appointment, at the Tilford Road and guided to the cottage for viewings.

Phone number ✆ 07911 274924
Southwick, Wiltshire

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