Inspired design with period charm, The Farmhouse, Orrs Meadow, Ovington, Winchester

Inspired design with period charm

Elegant design themes have been used to great effect at this fabulous period farmhouse which lies off the Alresford Road near Ovington, a short distance east of Winchester. The wonderful palette of classical tones gives a variation throughout the interior and these are complemented by the combination of wood flooring, flagstones in the dining hall and boot room, exposed oak timbers, and impressive fireplaces with wood burning stoves. These features create a comfortable backdrop throughout this spacious home.

However, this is very much a house for today’s lifestyles with underfloor heating, a stunning kitchen complete with a central island, granite work surfaces and an inviting window seat with views over the garden. The layout too has huge appeal with well proportioned rooms, many with dual aspects over the garden, and adaptable rooms to suit most family dynamics.

The ground floor has three principal reception rooms, the kitchen/breakfast room, office, utility and boot room whilst from the elegant hallway stairs lead down to a large basement which has been tanked and fitted with underfloor heating, making these rooms suitable for a host of ideas.

The split level landing has a large window flooding the wide stairwell with natural light and the gallery landing has stripped wood flooring and exposed timbers. Doors open to five bedrooms, one ideal as a guest suite with its own shower room, with another currently fitted as a dressing room and with a door to a shower room. There is also a family bathroom on this floor and a lovely further bedroom on the floor above with sloping ceilings.

The property is accessed via a gravel driveway which leads to a double car port and the front garden is enclosed by a brick and flint wall with a gate opening to a…