loungeAs the nights draw in, there is nothing more comforting than returning to a warm and cosy lounge. Soft ambient light, a burning fireplace, leaving you to comfortably catch up on the latest TV series or a good book with a nice cup of tea, or perhaps something stronger.


A living room is often the heart of the home, in the autumn and winter it is a sanctuary from the cold and dark. We have put together a short selection of living rooms from our currently available properties. Could you see yourself in a home like this?



img_19601_10_largeWest Green Common |  A versatile three bedroom character home

The French limestone fireplace forms a principle feature of this lounge, which has an open view through to the dining area and kitchen. A warming neutral décor continues throughout this space, which is further complemented by natural wood flooring. The space has been perfectly configured to establish a sociable living area that would be great for entertaining, and would also prove practical for busy families as it allows much versatility. French doors supplement the space suitably, as they lead out to the garden from the dining area. This casually establishes a natural flow throughout the living areas and introduces ample natural light. The expanse of glazing is ideal, as it presents the perfect backdrop to the cosy lounge, allowing the changings colours of the evolving seasons to flow throughout the room.

Picturesque views surround this charming cottage that sits along a no through road in Hartley Wintney. This three bedroom character home has been modernised for contemporary living, with integrity, as it delivers versatile living areas, which also include; two reception rooms, a downstairs cloakroom, a garage and master suite with dressing room.



img_19781_2_largeNately Scures  |  A picturesque, three bedroom cottage, within a rural village

Nothing emulates ‘cosy’ better than the quintessential country cottage. An exposed brick open fireplace, rustic exposed beams and original panelled doors are just some of the characterful features this home delivers.  The snug lounge is the ideal retreat after a busy day, finished with warming natural tones and side lights. These minor details work together to provide an inviting and cosy ambience to the lounge of this charming cottage.

With origins dating back to circa 1669, this three bedroom cottage is abundant with many original features throughout and fuses well within Nately Scures’ rural landscape. Mature grounds surround this character property which offers good commuter access and features two reception rooms, a southerly aspect garden and a garage.



img_10154_1_largeVale Road   |   A refurbished four bedroom home opposite Basingstoke Canal

An open plan kitchen/family room, forms the heart of this detached four bedroom home. The sociable living space is well arranged, with the family room presenting an open view through to the kitchen and dining areas. This configuration is ideal for families and entertaining, whilst you also have a natural flow onto the westerly aspect rear gardens. A set of French doors suitably complement the room flooding the space with an abundance of light, whilst adding further versatility. Altogether, the family room and kitchen extend over 27ft in depth. Natural oak flooring segments the family room, which also features an open fireplace to lend the perfect space to relax.

This character property enjoys a wooded copse outlook to the front, as it sits opposite Basingstoke Canal and is just a short walk from the station. Having benefited from a complete refurbishment the home has been finished immaculately to a high specification and also features a separate living room, two family bathroom suites and a larger than average garden.



img_14361_27_largeJubilee Cottage  |    A refurbished, two bedroom cottage, that projects contemporary charm

Chic styling complements the interior of this charming character cottage that delivers the perfect synergy of vintage and contemporary. The home beautifully retains a homely character feel, as it is finished with Oak effect flooring and a warm neutral décor to establish a comfortable living space. The feature bay window and cast iron fireplace with wood mantel and surround complete this ambience wholly as they present attractive features. Inset ceiling lights and integrated speakers add a modern twist to this room, making it ideal for entertaining or for a romantic evening.

This immaculately presented home has been subject to numerous enhancements over the years and is within walking distance of the local train station, shops and the canal. The home features two double bedrooms, two reception rooms, a refitted kitchen and bathroom, a landscaped garden and garage.



img_12509_16_largeCricket Green Lane  |   A one bedroom character apartment in the village

Walburton House is a characterful Victorian property, dating back to circa 1900 that quite naturally blends into the picturesque surroundings of Hartley Wintney village. The building incorporates a series of apartments, where this one bedroom residence rests on the first floor. 

Large dual aspect windows coupled with characterful high ceilings create a bright and airy ambience to this spacious lounge. This inviting living space has been finished with a soft neutral décor, which marries beautifully with the charming finer details that include; picture rails and deep skirting boards. An ‘Adam’ style mock fireplace with a polished hearth gives the space an attractive focal point, ideal for lounging in front of at the end of a busy.

This one bedroom first-floor apartment enjoys direct views over common land and is situated just a short distance from amenities and the M3. The property has been finished with a fresh modern interior throughout and presents a contemporary kitchen, a utility area, a spacious lounge, parking and communal grounds.



img_17613_3_largeFarnborough  |  A conveniently positioned, substantial, three bedroom character home

Original flooring flows through the open plan dining and living room of this detached character home.  The continuation of the earthy flooring unifies the space, whilst adding a pleasant sense of warmth and comfort to the room. A large bay window in the lounge and triple aspect window within the dining room radiate further light and warmth to the space making it a bright and airy space to enjoy with the family. The furnishings are perfectly positioned around the log burner fireplace, which presents the ideal sanctuary for your evening. Side lights are also available here to add ambient lighting and create a calming atmosphere.  Together, this open plan living area extends over 28ft in depth making it well suited to families, whilst also presenting a sociable layout that would be great for entertaining.

Much care and diligence have gone into the enhancement of this 1930s character home that has benefited from extensive refurbishments throughout. This three bedroom home is situated just a short walk from the station, schools and amenities, and also features three reception rooms, a downstairs cloakroom, a conservatory, a garage and private gardens. 



If any of these properties have tempted you into considering looking for a new home, give us a call to see what we currently have on the market to suit your needs. Alternatively you can search our up to date website here, or give one of our teams a call at our branch locations.

Ash Vale – ashvale@mackenziesmith.co.uk  – 01252 353030

Farnborough – farnborough@mackenziesmith.co.uk – 01252 375999

Fleet – fleet@mackenziesmith.co.uk – 01252 812121

Hook – hook@mackenziesmith.co.uk – 01256 764666

Hartley Wintney – hartleywintney@mackenziesmith.co.uk – 01252 844015