Telegraph House was built by the Admiralty in 1829 as a semaphore replay station linking London and Plymouth. The property has lime rendered elevations and sash windows beneath a slate roof – in recent years the property has been remodelled and extended to provide elegant, and flexible accommodation.

The reception hall has a high ceiling, cornicing and sash windows while the dining room boasts an open fireplace, as does the drawing room, which also offers a route out to the terrace through its French doors. Upstairs there are five bedrooms and a family bathroom and the lower ground floor has a separate outside entrance with the opportunity of conversion into an annexe – there is currently a superb media room.

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Outside the gardens are mainly laid to lawn and offer superb views of the surrounding countryside.

Telegraph House lies just outside the Hampshire village of Binsted which itself lies within the boundary of the South Downs National Park and has a church, primary school and a public house. Alton is under five miles and Farnham just over five miles, for further amenities.

The guide price is £1,595,000. For further information please contact Savills on 01252 729 002 or visit www.savills.co.uk.

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