Guests of Reeds Farmhouse will find plenty to see and do close by, including historic buildings, sandy beaches, theme parks and country parks.. This light and airy, detached barn conversion straddles the borders of Hampshire and Surrey, making it the ideal choice for those wishing to explore this popular area! Alice Holt Forest is just behind the property, perfect for scenic walks, cycling and picnics, and the property is also close to the South Downs National Park. Adjacent to the owners’ home, Reeds Farmhouse has been carefully converted to maximise on space, especially on the ground floor, with a large open plan living space as well as a utility room and bathroom. On the first floor, there are three bedrooms, one kingsize, with a walk in wardrobe, a twin, and a single. Immaculately presented, and with tastefully styled furnishings, this makes the ideal choice for couples or families who want a base to discover the numerous attractions within easy driving distance.
The popular historic town of Farnham is about a 10-minute drive, which has a wealth of culture, shops, eateries and leisure facilities, as well as Farnham Maltings, a cultural organisation with theatre and dance productions, art, textiles and photography. Farnham Castle, the Museum of Farnham, Farnham Pottery, Frensham ponds, Waverley Abbey, with England’s first Cistercian Abbey, Hogs Back Brewery Tours, Rural Life Centre and Birdworld are all close by. Mainline train stations can be found either in Farnham or at nearby Alton for easy journeys to either London or the south coast.
Chawton is also nearby, home to Jane Austen’s House Museum, where she wrote a number of her great works. Visit the Gilbert White Museum, and slightly further, Portsmouth with its historic dockyard, Spinnaker Tower, the D-Day and Royal Marines museums, Gunwharf Quays, various museums, art and entertainments, waterside dining and shopping outlets, is about a 50-minute drive. About the same distance is Chichester, with its ornate cathedral, festival theatre, cinema, Goodwood Races and Fontwell Races.
Alton and Alresford are a short drive away, with the Watercress Line steam railway, a delightful trip on an old steam train stopping at various stations along the way. Also worth a visit is the market town of Petersfield, with its main line station, and Winchester, with its cathedral, Guildhall Water Meadows and Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium. The Queen Elizabeth Country Park at Horndean has 1,400 acres of woodland and downland, and is about 9 miles distant. The beaches at Wittering and Hayling are about a 50-minute drive, and sailing in the Solent is possible from numerous marinas in the area. A day trip to the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth or Southampton should also not be missed. For family days out, visit Marwell Zoo, Thorpe Park, Peppa Pig World and Legoland, which are all within easy driving distance. Beach 25 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 330 yards.. Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and patio doors leading to garden.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, sloping ceiling and Juliet balcony.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request), sloping ceiling and Juliet balcony.
Bedroom 3: With single bed and sloping ceiling.. Gas underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Stairgate. Welcome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.