Duke Street, Micheldever, Winchester SO21

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
The old cottage

The Old Cottage is a picturesque, Grade II listed thatched cottage located in the heart of Micheldever. The cottage is believed to originally date from the 16th Century, with later additions in both the 18th and 20th Century. It is a classic timber framed building under a thatched roof, adorned with beautiful climbing roses on the front.

The Old Cottage, which retains a wealth of character throughout, provides generous accommodation ideal for a family home and is set within a beautiful, south facing garden totalling around 0.42 acres.

Entering via the main door into the entrance hall with a wooden floor, turn right into the garden room. This is a delightful space with open fireplace and doors opening onto the south facing terrace and garden. At the end of the hallway is the drawing room which is a magnificent room with wooden floors, a large original inglenook fireplace and lots of built in shelving.

Continuing through the ground floor there is the dining room which is full of character with exposed beams, feature inglenook fireplace and wooden floors. Finally, there is the kitchen/breakfast room which features a large pantry, boot and utility room with doorway into the garden, a good range of units and space for a dining table.

On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms. The master bedroom features a large en suite shower room, numerous built-in cupboards and views across the garden at the back. Bedroom 2 is a large double bedroom with built in cupboards and there is a further shower room next to this bedroom. Bedrooms 3 and 4 again are both double bedrooms and have many period features such as exposed beams and in bedroom 4, an exposed wattle and daub panel. There is also a family bathroom.


The gravel driveway enters alongside the property via a 5-bar gate, into a large gravel parking area. There is a double garage and storage. The main gardens are a wonderful feature of the property. South facing and extending to around 0.42 acres, the lawned gardens are interspersed with well stocked shrub and herbaceous borders and a very productive vegetable plot. There is a large shed and greenhouse at the top of the garden, along with a delightful terrace area accessed from the garden room which is very private and ideal for outdoor entertaining.


Micheldever is an extremely popular village located around 7 miles to the north of Winchester and set within attractive rolling countryside. The village offers excellent local amenities, including a public house, church and a primary school which is rated an Outstanding Church School. Micheldever Station is just over 2 miles away and provides a good train service to Basingstoke and London Waterloo.

The cathedral city of Winchester features many cultural and historic interests as well as excellent schooling, including Peter Symonds' Sixth Form College. The nearby town of Basingstoke, which is 14 miles away, provides a more comprehensive range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. In terms of communications, the house is within easy reach of the M3 and A34, which provides access to London, the midlands and the west country via the A303.

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