Alton Road, Hook

RG29 1PJ


Ref: 26942


Freehold 4 bedroom Detached property set in well-manicured spacious grounds.

This appealing double fronted detached family house is conveniently situated within the picturesque south- western edge of Odiham village

THE PROPERTY Built circa 1926 "Lydcote House" is a delightfully individual 4 bedroom detached character family home. The property has been enjoyed by the current family owners for almost 50 years and now presents a rare opportunity to purchase within this idyllic and sort after location within Odiham, Hampshire.

"Lydcote" presents well-proportioned accommodation with a welcoming bright and spacious atmosphere. The charming character is reflected by varying period features which include open fireplaces adorning both sitting and living rooms alike.

Internally the spacious accommodation is comfortably appointed and presents significant scope throughout for modernisation/ enlargement on both ground and first floors alike, subject to planning consents. The main entrance leads into the hallway and principle reception rooms.
The spacious siting room boasts dual aspect windows with open hearth feature fireplace, leading onward to the main family room also benefitting dual aspect windows and double French doors, in turn leading to the gardens and patio areas beyond.

The dining room also benefits from a feature fire place with single aspect windows overlooking the front gardens and onward views. The kitchen and utility rooms extend out to the rear of the property, to which well-manicured gardens and grounds provide space and privacy throughout. The family shower room provides spacious and easy access from bedroom 4, both respective rooms enjoy the light and privacy of the rear garden elevation to the property.

The bright entrance staircase leads upward to three well-proportioned dual aspect double bedrooms, with ample storage by way of the spacious eaves and associated roof/loft spaces.

OUTSIDE The delightful double fronted property is approached by way of the arched metal front entrance gate, reflecting the main entrance porch in design. The pathway is bordered by mature flower beds and attractive gardens to both sides, with areas laid mainly to lawn and complimented by trees, shrubs and the well maintained, mature hedging providing the respective boundaries. To the side and rear elevations of the property are further areas of lawn, flower beds and mature hedging, which in-turn provide a good degree of privacy and seclusion without compromise of space. A double width/length entrance driveway is accessed from the adjacent side road which provides ample off street vehicle parking and leads to the garage and adjoining carport, with the further benefit of a side pedestrian gate providing access and egress to the garden and grounds of the property. The rear garden enjoys a south westerly aspect which further benefits from a raised patio area for outside entertaining.

LOCATION The property is conveniently located on the south western edge of the Georgian origin village of Odiham, Hampshire. A sort after location which benefits from a good variety of restaurants, public houses, local clubs, shops and local amenities alike. Doctors and dentist surgeries and local cottage Hospital/day clinic provide good services within local village life. Odiham Church provides a picturesque back drop within the central bury, which also houses the Grade II "Village Stocks and Whipping Post circa July1952." Also worth noting is the nearby Basingstoke Canal and St Johns Castle Ruins, both providing local and country wide historical interest. More comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities can be found in the nearby regional centres of Fleet, Farnham, Alton, Basingstoke, Guildford and Winchester. Communication links are first class with nearby access to the M3 Motorway and A32 respectively, each providing ease of reach to London, South and the Thames valley corridor.
Nearby mainline railway stations at Hook, Winchfield, Fleet and Basingstoke provide fast, regular and efficient rail links to London Waterloo and beyond.
Education is well provided, within in a short walking distance from Lydcote House to local schools, with additional private schools and colleges can be easily accessible by road/rail, such as St Neots, Wellington College and Lord Wansworth.


Property highlights

  • Delightful detached character property
  • Originating circa 1926
  • Generous grounds with private, attractive gardens
  • Spacious sitting room with open fireplace
  • Two further reception rooms
  • Kitchen with a utility room
  • Four bedrooms
  • Family shower room
  • Garage and ample parking
  • Potential to extend, enlarge and improve (STPP)

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Branch Address

1 Aldridge House
Elms Road Hook
RG27 9DG