Enjoy a fantastic lifestyle in Sherfield-on-Loddon

November 17, 2020

This picturesque rural parish presents a truly desirable setting, with beautiful scenery set right at the heart of the village, as well as a traditional village culture that’s rare to find.

The parish of Sherfield-on-Loddon presents a fantastic standard of living, with all the allure of a traditional rural village lifestyle; superb attractions, an inclusive community, village entertainment, schooling as well as modern shopping experiences in nearby towns.

Centring on the open landscape of the village green, Sherfield-on-Loddon offers attractive views of Northern Hampshire countryside throughout the seasons and superb space for the children to play. Residents can relax and reflect along the tranquil waters of The River Loddon, feed the ducks at the local pond or enjoy some easy leisure time at the miniature golf course.

The thriving, close-knit local community is supported by the characterful Village Hall, host to a wide variety of community events and fundraisers, such as The Flower Show and the annual beer festival. Socialise with neighbours and friends in a variety of group meetings and classes held at the hall, ranging from rock and roll dance classes to the Gardening Club, bowls and The Arts Society.

The Coffee Shop offers another great place to relax and socialise, with speciality teas, your favourite coffees, warming hot chocolate and delicious homemade cakes as well as milkshakes the children are bound to love.

For those of you who enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple, several reputable, historical public houses nearby provide great options. A 15th Century building, Longbridge Mill presents a welcoming, characterful setting with traditional, hearty gastro food, cask ales, fine wines and gins as well as lovely, well-established gardens. The White Hart offers a 17th Century building with contemporary finishings, popular beers, cider and wine, whilst including a dog-friendly beer garden. The Four Horseshoes also provides a dog-friendly garden, offering a 16th Century building and enjoying pub games with darts, cribbage and dominoes, whilst also featuring a skittles alley available for events.

Nearby, Wellington Country park presents fun and games for all of the family, a great day out. Social events run throughout the year and attractions such as the animal farm, miniature railway, indoor soft play and an adventure park provide great entertainment for the children.

Adults will find much of interest in Stratfield Saye House, whilst the beautifully refurbished Wellington Country Arms offers a pub, hotel and functions venue ideal for celebrations.

Fantastic schools include the highly regarded Independent Sherfield School, for age ranges 3 months to 18 years, with boarding available. The school prides itself on academia, creativity and active pursuits, dedicating itself to releasing the full potential of students through the fun and excitement of learning – or as they like to say, “ad vitam paramus"! Nearby, Chineham offers good infants, juniors and a primary school, whilst Basingstoke has well-performing secondary schools, The Costello School and Cranbourne comprehensive.

The well-located village offers excellent commuter connections, set off the A33, which connects to the M4 as well as the A339, leading to the M3.

The towns of Basingstoke and Reading are both a short drive away, providing modern shopping experiences with Festival Place and The Oracle, both offering a great variety of popular retailers as well as restaurants.

Basingstoke station links directly to London Waterloo, whilst Reading station links to Paddington.

Just 5 minutes drive from Sherfield-on-Loddon, Bramley parish offers a pretty landscape, along with a well-regarded bakery and a convenient train station.

We have just one brand new property remaining out of four on an exclusive development in this superb village location. Little Paddock offers an exceptional 5 double bedroom, executive home. Luxurious, contemporary family living presents a spacious kitchen/breakfast room and generous living room both with bi-folding doors to the garden, as well as a bay fronted family room, study, two en suites, and a flexible attic bedroom.

If you would like more information or to arrange a viewing, contact our Hook office on (01256) 764666, hook@mackenziesmith.co.uk.

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