Period village home with open fires and delightful garden

and summer activities revolve around the cricket and tennis clubs, with a well attended parish church, primary school, village hall and a very useful local shop, Marriners Farm enjoys a wonderful position. Dating from 1870 the house has had two extensions to create the spacious family home of today which has retained many original features with open fireplace, wood panelling and some exposed timbers.

Cheriton lies just over three miles from Alresford with Winchester and Petersfield also within easy reach facilitated by a good road network.

This detached period house sits within 2.7 acres of gardens and grounds within this South Downs setting, approached via a five bar gate and a shingle driveway to the front of the property, continuing to the rear where there is a circular parking area and access to the garage. Beyond the parking area the garden extends into enclosed paddocks and stables. Pretty gardens surround the house with lawns interspersed with trees such as copper beech and maple which create striking colour through the changing seasons.

Attractive wide brick circular steps lead to the main entrance from where the accommodation flows easily with a choice of formal or relaxed sitting rooms, Both with French doors to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is complete with an Aga, with a utility room off one side and a boot room to the other and also leading through to a large dining room with a wood burning stove, perfect for large family gatherings. There is also a study recess and a cosy snug

The first floor accommodation provides great flexibility and is accessed from two staircases including a spiral staircase from the entrance hall. The principal bedroom suite has charming views over the garden, plenty of built in storage and a well fitted bathroom. There is also a…