The Square, South Harting, Petersfield, Hampshire GU31

  • Type: Detached Bungalow
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway, On Road Parking
  • Outside Space: South Facing Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Period Property
  • Village Location
  • South Facing Garden
  • Working Fireplace

Property Summary

The sale of this property provides a wonderful opportunity for a purchaser to reside literally right in the centre of South Harting, within the conservation area, but in a slightly elevated and quiet position. The property would benefit from some additional maintenance, and possibly some remodelling to enlarge the kitchen and bedroom, but the result would be a most attractive residential property.

It has colour washed elevations of brick under a slate roof. It is a period construction (probably Victorian or earlier). Particularly notable is the sitting room, which has a large number of period features, including beaming and a magnificent Bessemer beam over the working fireplace. It has the benefit of a south facing garden, almost entirely enclosed by stone walls, which has been beautifully maintained and is an absolute riot of colour during the summer.


The property is situated in the centre of South Harting, within the conservation area of the village. South Harting is renowned as one of the most attractive downland villages, with a large number of attractive period properties. It has basic facilities, including shops, public house, church etc. There are wonderful views of the Downs from the property, many miles of which are visible on a clear day.

Almost the entire area of surrounding countryside has been included within the South Downs National Park, the nearby Downs themselves providing many opportunities for leisure pursuits: Polo at Midhurst and the South Coast with its water-associated sports is within easy driving distance.

The very attractive market town of Petersfield is approximately four miles away with a range of retail, cultural and educational facilities and also a mainline rail station with services to London/Waterloo at half hourly intervals.

The A3 which is dualled throughout its length, has its nearest junction within four miles, providing easy communication to London, Guildford and the South Coast settlements.


The accommodation is all arranged on the Ground Floor, and comprises:-

Entrance Porch.

Sitting Room with many period features, including beamed ceiling and open fireplace, with magnificent Bessemer beam.

Kitchen fitted with a range of base and wall units with mock timber worktop over base units. Cupboard with hot water tank. Fitted electric hob with oven below.


Bathroom with three-piece off-white bathroom suite with fitted electric shower.


Mains Electricity, Mains Water, Mains Drainage. Some heating by electric night storage heaters.


The property is approached from the public highway over a tarmacadam path to a double metal gate. Garden enclosed by stone walls, which has a large variety of flowering and ornamental shrubs. Garden shed.