Property that hits just the right note

The owner of a property to let in the Hampshire village of Monxton is making a grand gesture to the tenants, quite literally.

For included in the rent at Langley, a substantial 21st Century property set beside the Roman road passing through the village, is a grand piano. Better still, the services of a piano tuner are part of the deal although there’s much more to the house than this. For instance, the garden stretches to nearly two acres and goes down to the banks of the Pillhill Brook chalk stream, the perfect place to hide away as the children torture the ivories.

Children are what this house will be all about for most tenants. Langley is a short drive from Farleigh School at Red Rice while Monxton is set midway between the highly-rated village schools in Amport and Abbotts Ann. It is also just a short drive from Grateley Station with its recently-expanded commuter parking. Nearby Andover station is currently getting a parking upgrade. The house (EPC Band D) is offered at either £2,500 or £2,995 per calendar month depending on the amount of space the tenants wish to occupy. Taking the top floor at the higher rent boosts the bedroom count from four to six.

At Kings Somborne, near Stockbridge, New Lease Farmhouse is becoming available in mid-August, just in time for the new school term (£1,995 per month EPC F). It offers four bedrooms and three receptions, plus a recently-fitted kitchen with AGA, as well as large gardens and a sweeping driveway.

Available soon will be Maple Ridge in Hurstbourne Tarrant (rent and EPC tbc), set back behind electric gates in the village centre. It has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, an open plan kitchen / breakfast room, dining and sitting rooms, study, and a conservatory to give…