A charming Grade II listed family home, brimming with original period features. Yew Tree Cottage sits on a secluded 0.3 acre plot and has the benefit of a large barn, which is currently set up as an annexe. It is located centrally in the village and has easy access to Alresford and Winchester.
A charming Grade II listed home, brimming with original period features including open fires, exposed beams and a flagstone floor in the dining room. The cottage has been extended and offers plenty of space for family living, as well as entertaining. It sits on a secluded 0.3 acre plot close to the source of the River Itchen, with views over fields and dog walks from the back gate. It has the additional benefit of a large barn, which is currently set up as an annexe, which would be ideal for a family member, for letting out, or for someone running a business from home. Both thatches have been replaced in the past year.
Yew Tree Cottage is located close to the village centre and is approached via double five-bar gates, which open to a large driveway parking area. The front door opens to the entrance hall. To the right is the sitting room/study, which has an attractive bay window and brick fireplace. Off the hall is the spacious dining room, which in turn leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room, featuring an oil-fired AGA. A door leads to a utility room and boot room, with a door to the garden. At the rear of the entrance hall is the square drawing room, featuring a brick open fireplace with a beam above, and French doors to the garden.
Stairs lead up to the first floor landing, where there are four double bedrooms. The principal bedroom has built-in wardrobes, as do bedrooms two and four. There is a bathroom with a white suite, as well as a separate cloakroom.
The cottage is surrounded by a pretty garden, which has been nurtured over the years to create a beautiful outside space for relaxation. There is a paved seating terrace, pristine lawns to the front and side, shrub borders and beds, and lovely countryside views to the south-west. There is a greenhouse, and a spacious garage measuring 15'9" x 13'9".
Cheriton is a sought-after village located in the beautiful South Downs National Park. There is good walking in several directions from the doorstep one of which is to the village pub, with another pub nearby in Tichborne. The village has an Ofsted 'outstanding' primary school, a shop and post office, cricket and tennis clubs, an amateur dramatics society and much more. Cheriton is located just a few minutes' drive from the popular market town of Alresford and has good road access to Winchester and beyond.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity connected. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage system.
LOCAL AUTHORITY INFORMATION Winchester City Council
Council Tax Band: G