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A fine Georgian country house in Hampshire

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.

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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

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