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English Country Home

07/31/12

Price: $5,500,000

Location: Monxton, United Kingdom

This five-bedroom, timber-clad house in Hampshire, England, sits on 25 acres of land on the banks of the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. —Nick Clayton

Located in the Test Valley, close to the village of Monxton and 75 miles from London, Upper Mill House is listed with Knight Frank for £3.5 million ($5.5 million).Photo: Knight Frank

English Country Home

07/31/12

Price: $5,500,000

Location: Monxton, United Kingdom

This five-bedroom, timber-clad house in Hampshire, England, sits on 25 acres of land on the banks of the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. —Nick Clayton

On the ground floor of the 5,000-square-foot home is a kitchen-breakfast room, drawing room and dining hall. Photo: Knight Frank

English Country Home

07/31/12

Price: $5,500,000

Location: Monxton, United Kingdom

This five-bedroom, timber-clad house in Hampshire, England, sits on 25 acres of land on the banks of the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. —Nick Clayton

“We used to have a 16th-century cottage before,” said Mr. Burgess. “We wanted to have something that was waterproof, but which blended well into the landscape even though it’s contemporary." Photo: Knight Frank

English Country Home

07/31/12

Price: $5,500,000

Location: Monxton, United Kingdom

This five-bedroom, timber-clad house in Hampshire, England, sits on 25 acres of land on the banks of the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. —Nick Clayton

“When we saw the site originally, it had a rather unattractive three-bedroom house, a big old gas tank and five huge asbestos barns,” said Stephanie Burgess, who owns Upper Mill House with her husband, Simon. “It had been used as a tile works." Photo: Knight Frank

English Country Home

07/31/12

Price: $5,500,000

Location: Monxton, United Kingdom

This five-bedroom, timber-clad house in Hampshire, England, sits on 25 acres of land on the banks of the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. —Nick Clayton

The property includes over 25 acres of land, with a hard tennis court, orchard, paddocks and fishing in the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. There is also a garage and a two-bedroom cottage with a kitchen and sitting room. Photo: Knight Frank

English Country Home

07/31/12

Price: $5,500,000

Location: Monxton, United Kingdom

This five-bedroom, timber-clad house in Hampshire, England, sits on 25 acres of land on the banks of the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. —Nick Clayton

“We tried to create a town house for the country without it looking like a town house,” said Mr. Burgess. Photo: Knight Frank

English Country Home

07/31/12

Price: $5,500,000

Location: Monxton, United Kingdom

This five-bedroom, timber-clad house in Hampshire, England, sits on 25 acres of land on the banks of the Pill Hill Brook, a tributary of the River Anton. —Nick Clayton

The ground-floor study. The master suite is on the first floor with four further en-suite bedrooms and an artist’s studio. Photo: Knight Frank