Bramdean, Alresford SO24
£3,200,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
An exceptional country house in a wonderful, unspoilt rural setting on Bramdean Common with long views to the south.

Situation

Breach Plain House is situated in a unique rural setting within the peaceful Hamlet of Bramdean Common and surrounded by spectacular views over the adjoining countryside to the south, chalk-downs and woodland; all within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The South Downs National Park. The grounds extend to approximately 1 hectare (2.4 acres) and is accessed through electric gates and a long gravel driveway lined with Cherry Blossom trees, leading down to the house and garaging with its clock tower and weathervane. This has consent to convert the garage side wing and office above into a Garden Annexe. The final part of the drive is laid to brick paviours and entered through low brick walls and capped pies and lanterns.

The grounds with its striking mature and specimen trees throughout, are studded with many varieties of trees such as a Jade tree, yews, horse chestnut and rowan. A magnificent beech hedge shelters the beautiful and well-established gardens. In their midst, surrounded by deep herbaceous borders overflowing with foliage and colours, lawns and terracing, is a swimming pool and its folly garden. To the south

of the property two orchards offering apple, peach, walnut, plum, pear and cherry trees.

At the top of the garden, there is a hard tennis court and pavilion. Finally, there is a further outbuilding, with planning consent for a 2-bedroom Garden Cottage.

Breach plain house

Breach Plain House, with its high-quality specification was built in 2008 and has the most attractive colour washed brick elevations with internal oak, leaded light double glazed windows under a thatched roof. Unlike many period cottages, the house has excellent ceiling heights, beautifully proportioned rooms, the majority of which have wonderful views over the grounds and the adjoining countryside.

From the oak entrance porch, an oak door opens into a welcoming hall, oak flooring and walls panelled to dado height with an open fireplace with gas coal-style stove. This leads to the inner hall, again with oak floors and walls panelled, giving access to the principal reception rooms.

There is the superb kitchen opening into a beautiful wooden framed orangery, giving magnificent views across the formal garden and countryside beyond. The kitchen is well fitted with granite worktops, Aga and tiled floor.

Leading from here are the reception rooms including the drawing room which is a bright, triple aspect room with exposed beams and fireplace with gas woodburning-style stove and wonderful rural views. The dining room is another delightful room, with wooden floors and a magnificent fireplace and finally there is the study leading into a wine cellar.

On the first floor the master bedroom is a fine room, with spectacular views. There is a dressing room and generous en-suite bathroom. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are also both good double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Bedrooms 4 and 5 complete the upstairs, both being generous double bedrooms and there is a large family bathroom.

Outside

The house is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway through electric gates, flanked by lawns. The house sits within stunning gardens totalling around 2.4 acres. The formal garden in front of the house features beautifully stocked borders, terracing with table and chairs under a thatched pergola, the heated swimming pool with pool house, and a feature 'folly' with shower. There is a hard tennis court and pavilion and the rest of the garden is made up of large lawn areas. There is a triple garage with excellent home office above and finally, there is a further outbuilding, with planning consent for a 2-bedroom Garden Cottage.

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