Family-friendly Hampshire has much to offer.
Kingsclere, Newbury, £2,500,000
A Grade II listed 4 bedroom former Mill House with planning to enlarge together with 2 period semi-detached Grade II listed cottages set in approximately 5 acres of waterside gardens and grounds. The property also benefits from a hard tennis court and a swimming pool.
There are excellent schools in the area which include a primary school in the village, Cheam, Downe House, Horris Hill, Elstree and St Gabriels.
Knight Frank (www.onthemarket.com; 01256 809 529)
St. Thomas Street, Winchester, £6,500,000
A beautiful family house of 17th century origin, Mulberry House is Grade II listed and arguably one of Winchester’s finest private residences. Situated just 200 metres from the heart of historic Winchester, the property boasts 8 bedrooms, a smart kitchen with orangery style breakfast/sitting room and gymnasium and wine store. The beautiful landscaped gardens boast a pergola covered barbecue and jacuzzi area, perfect for family gatherings.
Savills (www.onthemarket.com; 01962 278899)
Stockbridge Road, Winchester, £1,1350,000
A rare 16th century listed thatched cottage, lying between the Millennium pond and St Mathews Church, concealed within special mature grounds. The property boast four bedrooms, beautiful partly walled gardens and a children’s play area. The house is within the catchment area of Weeke Primary School, the Henry Beaufort School and Peter Symonds 6th Form College.
Jackson Stops & Staff (www.onthemarket.com; 01962 844 299)
Situated on the edge of the South Downs National Park, this stone family home boasts 8 bedrooms, a swimming pool, tennis court and gardens and grounds of approximately 25.6 acres. Additional land with extensive equestrian facilities including a barn with planning permission are also available by separate negotiation. There is a fine selection of schools in the area including Bedales, Charterhouse and St Catherine’s and prep schools St Edmund’s, Highfield School, St Ives, Amesbury and Aldro.
Strutt & Parker (www.onthemarket.com; 020 8022 6904)