Property of the Day: Wolverton Park House, Kingsclere, Hampshire
THE PROPERTY: Wolverton Park House is a superb eight-bedroom Grade II-listed home with a classic Georgian exterior. Set within private parkland, it has expansive lawns, an orchard, fruit cages, greenhouses and flower gardens. There is a tennis court, and within the walled gardens there is also a swimming pool and well-maintained pool house. Part of the stable block is included in the lease and paddocks may be available on separate negotiation.
THE LOCATION: Though the surrounding parklands offer privacy, the house is only a short drive from the busy village of Kingsclere. Basingstoke and Newbury, with their greater shopping and entertainment offerings, are a mere seven miles away, and fast trains to London from either town can get you to the capital in approximately 50 minutes.
THE INTERIOR: Spacious reception-rooms such as the double-height drawing-room, the library and the orangery make this property perfect for entertaining. The master bedroom is equipped with an en-suite bathroom, a cloakroom and an additional adjoining bedroom/dressing-room. There is another en-suite bedroom, and a further five double bedrooms and three bathrooms. While the kitchen is comparatively modest in size, the lower-ground floor does feature a billiard room, a playroom/office, a two-bed staff flat and extensive cellar storage.
WHY WE LOVE IT: With a beautiful exterior, an impressive gravel drive and panoramic views of the surrounding parklands and gardens, Wolverton Park House is a countryside idyll.
RENT IT NOW: £10,000 a month with Carter Jonas
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