Badgers Hurst, Near Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 5RF

Hurst, Near Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 5RF
Badgers, Hurst, Near Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 5RF
A charming period farmhouse of great character, together with a separate single storey cottage, set within a delightful
garden of about 1.1 acres with lovely rural outlook over farmland.
Petersfield Town and Station - 2.5 miles. Chichester - 13.4 miles. Guildford - 29 miles. Central London - 60 miles
Summary of Accommodation
MAIN HOUSE: Master Bedroom, Dressing Room and En Suite Bathroom, Guest Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room, Two Further Bedrooms, Family
Bathroom, Sitting Room, Sun Room, Dining Room, Study, Family Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Cloakroom.
DETACHED COTTAGE: with Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom.
Double Garage and Garden Store over, Further Garage, Carport, Summerhouse, Mature Garden of about 1.1 Acres.
A charming period yeoman’s farmhouse understood to have origins in the 16th century, presented
with attractive timbered, brick and stone elevations under a tiled roof. There are many period
features including a wealth of beams and original fireplaces. The property has an interesting
history, being the former home in the 1930’s of Peggy Guggenheim, the American art collector and
more recently, for a brief period in the 1980’s, by the actress Kate O’Mara. The present owners have
carried out a number of improvements to the house and grounds during their period of ownership,
including the addition of a dressing room and the provision of a detached cottage and landscaped
grounds. Features of the accommodation include a fine sitting room with inglenook fireplace
with steps leading down to a delightful sun room. There are three further reception rooms to the
ground floor, complemented by a good size kitchen/breakfast room. To the first floor, there is
an excellent master suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom with further en suite to the
second bedroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. An internal inspection is highly
DETACHED COTTAGE comprising door to Entrance Hall. Living Room. Fitted Kitchen. Bedroom
and Bathroom. There is a DOUBLE GARAGE with two sets of double doors, light and power
connected and GARDEN STORE above with separate access. FURTHER GARAGE and ADJOINING
Lying on the Hampshire/West Sussex border in a rural location backing onto fields. Hurst is a
small hamlet located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and forming part of the South
Downs National Park. The nearby villages of Buriton and South Harting include village schools,
public houses and shops. The market town of Petersfield has a comprehensive range of shopping,
sporting and leisure facilities and there is mainline station providing a rail service to London
Waterloo in about 1 hour. There is an excellent choice of both state and private schools in the
vicinity including Bedales and Churchers College. Ditcham Park school is just 3 miles from the
property. The A3 provides good access to London and the south coast. There are many acres of
fine countryside close at hand, ideal for walking and riding, including the South Downs Way and
Sussex Border Path.
This is a charming feature of the property providing a colourful and mature setting. The property
is approached by a five bar gate and driveway terminating in front of the house and providing
parking for several vehicles. The gardens comprise extensive flower borders with a wide array of
specimen shrubs and trees including an ancient yew reputedly over 2000 years old. At one end of
the garden there is extensive lawn with a lovely outlook over open fields. Pathways lead through
the garden including a bridge that crosses a small stream. Adjoining the house is a yorkstone
terrace and gravelled seating area, interspersed with flowers and partially enclosed by stone
walling. Beyond the outbuildings there are two large greenhouses with peaches, nectarines, and
apricots and an adjoining area suitable as a vegetable garden. In all the garden extends to about 1.1
From London, proceed south on the A3 to the Hindhead Tunnel
and continue for a further 10.7 miles. Take the slip road A272
signed Petersfield/Midhurst. At the roundabout take the first exit
onto London Road/A272. After about 300 yards turn right into
Pulens Lane (B2199) and continue to the T junction. Turn left
onto the Sussex Road (B2146), pass the Buriton turn off on the
right and continue to the West Sussex border sign. Proceed for
approximately 0.25 mile and the drive to Badgers will be found on
the left hand side.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Chichester District Council
Tel: 01243 785166
SERVICES: Mains Water and Electricity. Private Drainage. Oil
Fired Central Heating. The Cottage has its own electricity supply
and is currently heated via electric radiators.
Hurst, West Sussex
Approximate Gross Internal Area =
House = 261 sq m / 2809 sq ft
Cottage = 51 sq m / 549 sq ft
Outbuildings = 103 sq m / 1113 sq ft
Total = 415 sq m / 4471 sq ft
0845 6344080 Ref 129008
This plan is for layout guidance only.
Drawn in accordance with
RICS guidelines. Not drawn to
scale, unless stated. Windows &
door openings are approximate.
Whilst every care is taken in the
preparation of this plan, please check
all dimensions, shapes & compass
bearings before making any
decisions reliant upon them.
Garage /
5.60 x 5.60
18'4 x 18'4
Garden Store
5.60 x 4.70
18'4 x 15'5
6.23 x 4.53
20'5 x 14'10
Summer House
3.70 x 3.45
12'2 x 11'4
2.40 x 2.40
7'10 x 7'10
Outbuilding - First Floor
Outbuilding - Ground Floor
(Not Shown In Actual
Location / Orientation)
(Not Shown In Actual
Location / Orientation)
(Not Shown In Actual
Location / Orientation)
Sitting /
Dining Room
5.24 x 3.34
17'2 x 10'11
Sun Room
3.60 x 2.21
11'10 x 7'3
Sitting Room
5.78 x 3.96
19'0 x 13'0
Dining Room
5.13 x 4.81
16'10 x 15'9
Master Bedroom
5.81 x 4.68
19'1 x 15'4
3.10 x 2.50
10'2 x 8'2
Kitchen /
Breakfast Room
5.46 x 4.23
17'11 x 13'11
Bedroom 2
4.60 x 4.60
15'1 x 15'1
Eaves Cupboard
Family Room
3.86 x 3.28
12'8 x 10'9
4.02 x 2.20
13'2 x 7'3
Eaves Cupboard
Dressing Room
4.20 x 2.24
13'9 x 7'4
Bedroom 3
4.68 x 3.43
15'4 x 11'3
Bedroom 4
2.83 x 2.70
9'3 x 8'10
Ground Floor
Viewing by appointment only
4.98 x 3.51
16'4 x 11'6
First Floor
(Not Shown In Actual
Location / Orientation)
The Cottage
Liphook Office
10 The Square, Liphook
Hampshire GU30 7AH
Tel: 01428 722031
E: [email protected]
For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sale particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes are approximate
and rounded, they are taken between internal wall surfaces and therefore include cupboards/shelves etc. Accordingly they should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. Formal notice is also given that all fixtures and fittings, carpeting, curtains/
blinds, furniture, lighting, kitchen equipment and garden statuary, whether fitted or not, are deemed to be removable by the Vendor unless specifically itemised within these particulars.