School Cottage is a Grade II listed 17th century timber-framed yeoman’s farmhouse which was originally part of the Nicholson Estate and a school before World War II. The house has many exposed timbers and old fireplaces; the drawing room has an inglenook fireplace with a bread oven and a good ceiling height and the kitchen/breakfast room comes with a walk-in larder.

The staircase divides into two landing areas: on one side is the principal bedroom suite and on the other two further bedrooms. The fourth bedroom forms part of the eastern end of the cottage and has a galleried bed deck.

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The cottage is surrounded by mature gardens with an ornamental pond, hedged kitchen garden and a belt of broadleaved woodland; the gardens comes to three quarters of an acre.

School Cottage is located in the small rural hamlet of Woodlands in the Meon Valley; West Meon has a good range of local shops and Alton (10 miles) and Petersfield (7 miles) are all within easy reach by car and have mainline stations to London.

The guide price is £825,000. For further information please contact Jackson-Stops & Staff 01962 844299 or visit www.jackson-stops.co.uk.

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