Pilcot Hill, Dogmersfield

Guide Price £3,750,000

Pilcot Hill, Dogmersfield

£3,750,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 17569260
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • A Grade II listed period country house
  • Plus second dwelling - The Mill House
  • self contained annexe / staff quarters
  • excellent equestrian facilities
  • Historic Watermill
  • Vineyard
  • grounds of almost 13 acres

Property Summary

A country estate comprising an exceptional example of a Grade II listed period country house, together with a second Grade II listed house and a former Watermill of historic interest, all set in almost 14 acres, with excellent equestrian facilities and self contained annexe / staff quarters.

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A Semi-rural Country Estate - available as a whole or in two lots


This is an exceptional example of a Grade II listed period country house with beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds of almost 13 acres, with excellent equestrian facilities and self contained annexe / staff quarters, together with Pilcot Mill House and Pilcot Watermill comprising a wonderful Grade II listed house together with a charming mill of historic interest, all set in ground of around 0.7 of an acre.


The Barracks (main dwelling) - Lot One


The Barracks is an exceptional example of a Grade II listed period country house with a beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds of circa 12.6 acres (5.103 ha), situated in the heart of Dogmersfield village in Hampshire. The substantial house dates from the 17th. century with significant later additions in the 20th. century. The quality and craftsmanship of the interior finish is exceptional and evident throughout, with fine examples of cabinet making and carpentry of note in the kitchen / breakfast room and en-suite dressing room to the master bedroom. Alongside considerable care and refurbishment, original character has been retained in abundance throughout, with exposed beams, brickwork and fireplaces including inglenooks. The house benefits from gas fired central heating with radiators and there is a fine gas and electric range in the kitchen / breakfast room. Offering a well proportioned layout, the main house has six bedrooms (including guest suite), four bathrooms, a large kitchen/breakfast room, a fine entrance hall, Living room, dining room, snug and study. Outside, there is a triple open bay garage with self contained living accommodation above which is ideal as an annexe or staff quarters. There is a useful machine store attached. The self contained one bedroom annexe / staff quarters benefits from gas central heating and there is individual electrics and fuse box. The beautiful landscaped gardens are a lovely feature of The Barracks and beyond the formal gardens there are excellent equestrian facilities including a stable yard with 4 boxes. The box rooms have individual lighting and heat lamps overhead. There is a tack room including a domestic toilet room and stables shower. There are two single garages which form part of the stable building. In addition there is a sand school (60m. x 40m.) nearby to the yard area. Beyond are paddocks, with the river Hart meandering through some of the paddocks. There is also a vineyard with around 100 grape vines of the Dornfelder Red grape variety (edible and for making juice and wine).


Pilcot Mill House and Pilcot Watermill - Lot Two


Pilcot Mill House and Pilcot Watermill comprise a wonderful Grade II listed country house together with a charming mill of historic interest, all set in ground of around 0.7 of an acre (available as separate lot or as a whole with The Barracks). The main dwelling house is a 17th and 18th century property of immense character with virtually complete timber framing exposed to the front with brick and some rendered infill panels. The property benefits from well proportioned accommodation, an excellent range of outbuildings/garaging and attractive tree fringed grounds with the added benefit of part boundary frontage to the River Hart. Pilcot Mill itself is steeped in history and character and the old mill wheel can still be seen albeit without its paddles. This is also listed grade II and dates from the 18th century. It takes the form of a rectangular block of a building of two storeys with an attic floor and it is timber framed, with brick infill and the upper storey is weather boarded. The main walling is in Monk bond with a lot of blue headers used but the northern end and the upper south end have exposed oak framing with brick infill all under the clay tiled roof. The mill was last used in 1928 but the brick walls of the sluices and boundary to the mill dam are still present following considerable renovation. The stream which powered the wheel has two by-pass channels adjacent to the wheel pit. The pit wheel and machinery are still in the mill, including two pairs of stones, one of which is considered a French Burr. The pulleys for an internal hoist as well as the grain bins and chutes are mostly intact.


Set within the Conservation Area of Dogmersfield, the property is well placed for the commuter with both the M3 and M4 motorways within easy reach, providing easy access to the Thames Valley corridor and motorway networks. Mainline stations at Hook, Winchfield and Fleet provide fast and regular rail services to London Waterloo. Whilst occupying a rural setting, there is easy access for commuters, with Winchfield station (Waterloo about 55 minutes), and the M3 and M4 motorways being within a few minutes drive and linking with the M25.


Extensive shopping, education and recreational facilities can be found in Fleet, Basingstoke, Reading and Guildford. Education is well provided by Dogmersfield School and Calthorpe Park Secondary School. There are also a number of private schools, including Daneshill, St Neots, St Nicholas and Lord Wandsworth. Hartley Wintney 2.7 miles, Fleet 3 miles, Odiham 3.2 miles, Farnham 7.5 miles, Basingstoke 11 miles, M3 (Junction 5) 3.5 miles, M4 (Junction 11) 13 miles (All distances and times are approximate).