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Hampshire thatched cottage for sale

A late medieval hall house in Ropley in Hampshire, Lyewood Cottage dates back to the 16th century. The house has good period features and lots of character including the double-aspect sitting room with a large brick-lined inglenook fireplace and a farmhouse style kitchen also has double-aspect views and a store and a larder. The four bedrooms upstairs are also charming, with exposed beams throughout all, and the family bathroom is also on the first floor.

Accommodation comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, larder, store, study, four bedrooms and a family bathroom.

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Outside the house has nearly two acres of gardens and grounds which have been divided up. To the front is a large lawn which stretched up to an orchard which is planted with spring bulbs. A stone terrace stretches around the cottage and there is more lawn with shrubbery and borders to the rear.

Lyewood Cottage is located on the edge of the village of Ropley which has a shop, post office, primary schook, church and village hall; there is also a cricket club, lawn tennis club and a bowling club. Alresford is just four miles and Winchester is a short commute of just over eleven miles.

The guide price is £950,00. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01962 869 999 or visit

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