£900,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: Dean Barn Cottages
  • Type: Cottage
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Parking: Double Garage
  • Outside Space: Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Surrounding countryside all included in the South Downs National Park

Property Summary


All located on the summit of the South Downs with extensive outstanding views across the countryside.

This property has stone elevations and a double pitch mellow clay roof.
Within recent years it has been beautifully extended by a property professional to incorporate former stabling etc. to create a most imaginative studio very suitable for homeworking or for those occupants with an artistic bent.

The modernisation of the house has been most skilfully arranged and accomplished retaining the vast majority of the original features combined with modern fittings which has created a wonderful ambience to the entire property.

The garden has also been laid out with various features which make the enjoyment of the views particularly impressive.

This property is an absolute gem which with the quality of accommodation and outstanding locations very rarely comes onto the open market.

There is a garage of ample proportion which could easily be incorporated into the whole scheme for the courtyard development.

The selling agents most strongly recommend early viewing to avoid disappointment.


Dean Barn is situated on the summit of the South Downs approximately 1 mile from the centre of the downland village of Buriton.
This village is one of the renowned Downland villages lying immediately under the northern lea of the South Downs and possessing many period properties, two public houses, church etc.
The village has the benefit of easy access to the Downs via various extensive footpaths etc – indeed the South Downs Way runs close to the property.
The renowned Hampshire Hangers, the hanging beechwoods associated with this area of Hampshire are nearby.
The most attractive market town of Petersfield is approximately 3 miles away which has many period buildings and other facilities including a notable lake and Heath.
Petersfield has a main line rail station London/Waterloo just over 60 minutes travelling time with services at ½ hourly intervals.
The town is by passed by the A3 the main London to Portsmouth trunk road which is dualled throughout its length. The A272 which is the main East West spine is approximately 3 miles away.
Winchester, the historic capital of Wessex is approximately 20 miles away to the West and the Georgian city of Chichester is a similar distance to the South.
The entire surrounding area of countryside has been designated within the South Downs National Park, the Downs themselves providing many opportunities for leisure pursuits.
The South Coast with its Water associated sports is within easy driving distance.


From the centre of Petersfield proceed southwards on the A3 Road for about 3 miles until its junction with Petersfield South slip road. When reaching the roundabout on the slip road take the exit signposted Buriton and continue to the village bearing right along Green Way Lane.
Turn right opposite the Nest Hotel into Kiln Lane and proceeding up the hill for approximately ¾ mile until reaching a cross roads with the South Downs Way, there is Halls Hill car park on the right hand side. Turn left here along the South Downs Way for approximately ¼ mile when the subject property will be seen on the right-hand side.


The accommodation is all arranged on two floors

Ground Floor:

Kitchen - A fine room facing the front of the property with extensive views, Windsor sink with wooden units and small larder – the room is beamed and has a timber floor.

Sitting Room – Facing the front of the property with extensive views. Timber floor and wood burning stove.

Hallway - Steps up to inner hallway which is beamed.

Bathroom – Contemporary three-piece white bathroom suite with bath, WC and washstand with slate base, white ceramic hand basin and airing cupboard

Outer Hallway - Leading to studio area, double doors to studio.

Studio - Is a real feature for the property and ideal for homeworking, art or for those occupiers who are keen on art, this room has a wooden ceiling and exposed roof trusses.

First floor:

Staircase to first floor

Bedroom I - Overlooking the front of the property with fitted wardrobes and wooden floor

Bedroom II - Overlooking the front of the property with wooden floor

Bedroom III - overlooking the side of the property with wooden floor

Garage – A fine building large enough to be a tandem garage or used as a studio or for other purposes.
It is of wooden construction over a dwarf brick wall with double pitch roof and of sufficient height for the existing mezzanine floor.
This building, with appropriate alterations and improvements could easily be incorporated into the house structure to form a courtyard.

The property is approached from the South Downs Way over a short, gravelled driveway and parking area.
The garden is an absolute delight and has been most carefully planned and planted for maximum enjoyment. There are many rose and herbaceous beds which provide endless delight at varied flowering times. The roses in particular are an absolute joy, The garden has been laid out with various terrace areas for maximum enjoyment of the outstanding view e.g there is a raised brick terrace to the front of the house to take full benefit of the extensive views and the remainder of this front area is lawned interspersed with shrubs and fruit trees.
To the front of the studio is another raised brick and stone seating area with lawn, rose beds etc.
To the rear of the house is another lawned area adjacent to the boundary of the property. The neighbouring area is thickly wooded providing enormous privacy

Mains Electricity, Mains Water, private drainage system and oil - fired central heating.

Local Authorities

Hampshire District Council
The Castle
SO23 8UJ

East Hampshire district Council
Penns Place
GU31 4EX

Council Tax
We are advised by East Hampshire District Council, the local authority, the council tax for the subject property is band D

The property is available for freehold sale with vacate possession upon completion

PRICE Best offers over £900,000


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents, Tel. 01730 266657.

Whilst all the information in these particulars is believed to be correct neither the Agents nor their Clients guarantee its accuracy nor is it intended to form part of any contract.