Basingstoke is a well-known area for large dreamy country houses. With the commute to London Waterloo less than an hour it is a great location for city workers who want to escape from the busy capital to the tranquil countryside.

Whilst the average price for a property in Basingstoke according to Zoopla is £313,404, the larger luxurious houses can be sold for almost 32 times that amount.

This property for sale in London Road, Hook has a pricetag of £3.75 million.

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It can be accessed via its own private road which leads you to the main driveway where trout can be seen in the river over the mill race.

History books have referenced this particular property as far back as the early 1600s where it was used for fulling cloth and as a paper, flower and animal feed stuffs mill.

As you would expect with a property of this age it is full of original features including beam ceilings, impressive fireplaces and original elements of the mill workings.

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In early 1980s the property was converted into a restaurant. It was then taken over by a Danish film producer in 1988 and he refurbished it as a residence.

The current owner has now installed a barn which houses an impressive 15 m long swimming pool connected to a spacious gymnasium with entertainment areas and treatment rooms.

Romantic grounds surround the property with rose beds, willow trees and several bridges.

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For more information or to book a viewing, vist Hamptons International.

In Oakley you can find this grade 2 listed seven-bedroom detached property on Hill Road.

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The classic Georgian façade house has origins dating back to the 18th century.

The ornate details continue inside where you can find classical Tuscan pillars, a four oven Aga and a wine cellar.

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Outside you will find an ornamental fishpond and vine covered pergola which provides an outdoor area for entertaining.

Halfway up the garden path will lead to the swimming pool area which is completely private and set behind a period listed barn which is used as a pool house.

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This property is suitable for those home working due to the current pandemic as the second floor tower contains a study which has been described as the perfect space for those working from home.

All this could be yours for £2,350,000.

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For more information or to book a viewing, visit Savills.

Lower Manor House is a new build Georgian style property on Basingstoke Road in Ramsdell. 

The property spans over three floors with a total of six bedrooms and five bathrooms, all for £3,375,000.

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The house boasts a range of charming features including handmade clay tiles and handmade bricks built in a Flemish bond

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All five of the bedrooms have views of the stunning Hampshire countryside and surrounding 5.5 acres of land.

The land around the property includes a wildflower meadow and a grade 2 listed Napoleonic period threshing barn.

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The new owner of this property has the opportunity to finish the house in their own style to create a more bespoke home is the final finishing touches have not been completed.

For more information or to book a viewing, vist Savills.