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A striking and prominent village house with great character and history

A striking and prominent village house with great character and history

Price: �3.5 millionLocation: Rowlands CastleAgent: Henry Adams, 01243 377773

Deerleap is an exceptional family house of great character and historical interest and is beautifully presented. The house has been extensively renovated, modernised and extended during a period of about 10 years.The house originally dates from 1738, and with its differing additions, encompasses a mixture of architectural styles. It is approached through impressive double entrance gates from the village green and set behind a fine 10ft high flint wall, forming the northern boundary against the village.

Accommodation at a glance:The beautifully presented accommodation is arranged over three floors and includes five reception rooms on the ground floor, leading off the entrance hall and the inner galleried hall. The rooms are well proportioned, with high ceilings and include much of the original detailing. They mainly face south and west.The first floor accommodation, off the galleried landing, includes six bedrooms and five bathrooms/shower rooms. On the second floor is a self-contained three bedroom flat, accessed from the back stairs.The gardens and grounds of Deerleap extend to about five acres. They are mainly lawned and bordered by broadleafed trees, while being interspersed with mature shrubs and trees. The grounds include a heated swimming pool with a Jacuzzi adjacent.

Location:Rowlands Castle is just under 10 miles from Petersfield and 23 miles from Winchester. Southampton airport is 24 miles away. If you need to commute to London, Waterloo is 90 minutes from Rowlands Castle by train.

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