Baymon is a unique Grade II listed period cottage which dates back to the 16th century, and has had further additions in the 18th and 19th century. Period features include exposed timber framing, beams and open fireplaces. The ground floor has an attractive sitting room with a recessed brick open fireplace and separate dining room with recess for the original inglenook fireplace where there is a liner for a wood burner.
The kitchen is a cosy family space which includes all the necessary mod cons and adjoining there is a cosy snug which leads onto the conservatory, which makes an ideal playroom.
On the first floor the master bedroom has exposed timber framing and a vaulted ceiling, and there is some pretty exposed wooden flooring in the second bedrooms. There are two further bedrooms upstairs and a pretty bathroom suite including a freestanding roll-top bath.
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The gardens are a fantastic feature of the property, and have been conceived as a classic English cottage garden. They include areas of lawn and, numerous well-stocked flower and shrub beds as well as a wildflower garden with apple and cherry trees and a vegetable garden. To the west of the main house is an attractive paved terrace which leads to a further expanse of lawn.
The land comes to around a third of an acre. The property sits in the heart of the popular Hampshire village of Monk Sherbourne which lies about four miles to the west of Basingstoke. Local facilities are to be found in the neighbouring village of Sherbourne St John and Basingstoke itself has more comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities.
The house is within easy driving distance of the A3 and trains to London leave from Basingstoke.
The guide price is £750,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01256 350600 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.
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