Fairdown House, Vernham Street

Guide price - £2,250,000

Area (approx)
4,388 Sq Ft / 408 Sq M

Fairdown House, Vernham Street
Andover, Hampshire, SP11 0EL

Set in a wonderfully quiet and private location; a superb period house with a pool, outbuildings and the most beautiful gardens with superb access to the local network of paths and bridleways


6 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms
2 Reception Rooms


Mains water, electricity & Private drainage
Oil fired heating
LPG gas Aga

The AreaArea Name

Vernham Street is a small rural village on the North Downs, 9 miles to the south of Andover, near the villages of Vernham Dean and Linknholt. It is surrounded by farms, estates and woodland. Vernham Dean is the largest local village and is about a 1/4 mile away; it has a great pub, The George, as well as a church, C of E primary school, playing fields and a village hall.

The market town of Hungerford is 8 miles away. With its large open market square and numerous pubs, this bustling market town is suffused in history. But what you might not know is that contemporary Hungerford is home to a fresh and energetic vibe, stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of nearby dining options and a thriving café culture. If that wasn’t enough, its locality to outstanding schools, great leisure facilities and abundant footpaths, mean the town is fast becoming West Berkshire’s most sought after small town.

Andover lies 9 miles away, situated on the River Anton which is a major source of the Test. It has excellent communications with a main line station to Waterloo as well as road access via the A303 and M3. It also has a good range of shopping facilities.

A little further away (26 miles) is the bustling cathedral city of Winchester, set on the edge of the beautiful South Downs National Park. Winchester has a number of good restaurants, shops and iconic landmarks whilst the South Downs has some incredible paths ideal for walking, riding or cycling.

The South coast is approximately 37 miles to the south with some delightful beaches, ports, costal walks and access to the sea.

There are a number of excellent state and independent schools in the area and road communications are fantastic with good access to the M3, A303,A34 & M4 which in turn provides access to north, London and the M5 to the west.

Fairdown House, Vernham StreetAbout this home

Fairdown House not only offers light, space and height in abundance; it is a delightful period property that has been very well maintained and has a huge amount of charm and character. The end result is a family house that offers excellent accommodation with a good number of outbuildings, swimming pool and the most stunning gardens.

Set on the border of three Counties, Hampshire, Berkshire & Wiltshire, the property is located on the edge of the hamlet of Vernham Street, near the highly popular village of Vernham Dean, the house has been extended and improved over the years. Upon arrival, there is immediately a sense of it’s wonderful private setting and simply beautiful gardens.


• Fairdown House is very privately located, set off the quiet lane behind tall hedges.
• The property is over 3,800 sq. ft., with a further 580 sq. ft of outbuildings.
• It is set on the edge of the hamlet amongst wonderful, rolling countryside consisting of estates and farmland.
• There is an abundant network of footpaths and bridleways that are easily accessible from the property allowing for some wonderful dog walks and riding.
• The property has an impressive hall with an atrium roof and two good sized reception rooms, which makes for very flexible accommodation and is ideal for entertaining.
• Fairdown House has a good size kitchen / breakfast room which is very much the heart of the home, as well as a useful sized utility / boot room.
• The five / six bedroom, five bath/shower rooms, arranged over the first & second floors, which makes for comfortable family living.
• The gardens are simply beautiful, mostly laid to lawn it is interspersed with a variety of trees and shrubs as well as well-established flower beds which are full of colour throughout the summer months.
• To the rear of the house, and accessed from the kitchen, is a large terrace which is perfect for those who enjoy al fresco dining, beyond which is the pool and pool house.
• A large gravel driveway provides parking for a number of cars
• There is a very useful timber outbuilding which has been converted into a gym, stores and a wood store.

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4,388 Sq Ft / 408 Sq M


Further information

Learn more about the home & area with our local expert, Nick…

Nick Loweth

Nick is an immensely experienced agent, having formerly worked for Strutt & Parker and Knight Frank. Focussed on  West Berkshire, North East Wiltshire, North Hampshire & South Oxfordshire, Nick prides himself on excellent client care and has a passion for dealing with the top-end of the market.