Abbotts Ann, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A deceptively spacious individually designed barn style residence of about 3,381 sq ft, situated in a stunning rural setting along a no-through road with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside
A most attractive barn style residence totalling about 3,381 sq ft, built by the current vendors within the last 8 years and constructed of brick/oak clad elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of oil fired central heating and double glazed widows throughout. The accommodation comprises an impressive full height glazed entrance leading into the reception hall with vaulted ceiling and cloakroom, a large living room with log burning stove and extensive views over farmland to the rear, there are three further reception rooms, a ground floor bedroom and shower room. The kitchen/breakfast room with its central island is a major feature of the property with attractive views over the gardens and adjoining countryside, there is also a separate utility/boiler room. Stairs rise up to a galleried landing overlooking the reception hall with doors leading to the master bedroom wing with dressing area and en suite shower room, three further bedrooms and the family bathroom. The far reaching views from the master bedroom and bedroom 2 are particularly stunning. Within the grounds there is a large garage with workshop area, summerhouse/studio and gardens and grounds approaching one third of an acre.
The property is situated in a rural area surrounded by fields on the edge of the sought after village of Abbotts Ann which has an award winning Post Office/Store, primary school, two public houses, church and a nearby garden centre. The area is a haven for those who enjoy country and riverside walks, and numerous sporting pursuits can be enjoyed including golf in Longstock and Andover, horse racing at Newbury and Salisbury, polo at Tidworth, motor racing at Thruxton, sailing on the Solent, and fishing on the celebrated River Test. The picturesque town of Stockbridge is about eight miles. Andover (3 miles) offers a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities, as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to Waterloo. The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country, and the cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are both within a half hour drive.
SCHOOLING AND RECREATION There is excellent schooling (private and state) in the area. In addition to the primary school in Abbotts Ann, Farleigh Preparatory School is also situated on the edge of the village; Kings and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College are located in Winchester and there are Grammar Schools in Salisbury. Public schools include Winchester College and St Swithun’s in Winchester, Godolphin, Chaffyn Grove and the Cathedral School in Salisbury.
Full height glazed elevation with double doors leading into:
VAULTED RECEPTION HALL Travertine flooring. Slate faced feature wall with log burning stove. Staircase with half landing rising to first floor with galleried landing. Understairs storage cupboard. Doors leading to bedroom 4, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom.
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising low level WC with wooden seat and wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath. Slate tiled floor. Extractor fan.
LIVING ROOM Deep recess with raised travertine hearth with inset glass fronted log burning stove, heavy timber mantel with exposed brickwork above, log store and built-in cupboard with tiled top to side. TV aerial. Oak laminate flooring. Oak frame French doors with glazed panels to either side leading into garden. Window to side aspect. Down lighting. Doors leading to dining room, study and inner hall.
DINING ROOM False feature fireplace with heavy timber mantel and raised hearth. Travertine flooring. Oak framed French doors leading onto paved patio. Smoke alarm. Wide open entrance into:
FARMHOUSE SIZE KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Twin bowl sink units with mixer tap and drinking water tap. Range of high and low cream panelled cupboards and drawers with granite work surfaces. Plumbing for dishwasher. Wine storage area. Built-in corner cupboard. Large central island with granite top and breakfast bar, inset Neff four ring electric hob with stainless steel extractor hood above, drawer and cupboards beneath. Dresser unit with glass fronted cupboards, granite top, drawers and cupboards beneath. Split level Zanussi double oven and grill with oak top above, shelving beneath with further wine storage, cupboard and drawers to side and oak butcher block surface. Oak framed French doors with glazed panel to either side leading into garden. Glazed door and window to side aspect. Travertine tiled flooring. Down lighting. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Shelf unit with herb drawers beneath. Door into pantry with shelving and light. Door into:
UTILITY / BOILER ROOM Sink unit with mixer tap. Oak butcher block work surfaces with cupboards beneath, display cabinets above and corner shelving. Extractor fan. Smoke alarm. Travertine flooring. Window to side aspect. Space and plumbing for washing machine.
INNER HALLWAY (Accessed from living room) Down lighter. Smoke alarm. Oak laminate flooring. Doors to:
FAMILY ROOM / PLAY ROOM Oak frame glazed door to front aspect. Window to opposite aspect. Oak flooring. Built-in cupboards. Spot lights. Smoke alarm.
STUDY Full height window to front aspect. Oak laminate flooring. Spot lights. Smoke alarm. Telephone point. Second door into living room.
SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath. Low level WC. Fully tiled cubicle with large shower head. Wall light/shaver socket. Cabinet. Slate tiled floor. Window to side aspect. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR (Approached through small inner hall with cloaks hanging area) Oak framed full height window to front aspect. Window to side aspect. Wood effect laminate flooring. Down lighters. Triple ceiling spot light.
GALLERIED LANDING OVERLOOKING RECEPTION HALL Wood grain effect laminate flooring. Access to insulated loft. Smoke alarm. Deep walk-in airing cupboard with hot water tank, fitted immersion, pumps and light. Doors leading to bedrooms and family bathroom. Oak glazed door to inner landing with doors to master bedroom wing and bedroom five.
MASTER BEDROOM Oak framed full height glazed elevation to rear aspect with far reaching views. Roof light with blind to side aspect. Wood effect laminate flooring. Eaves storage cupboard. Fitted wardrobe cupboards. Two wall light points. Oak panelled door and step down into dressing area with further door into:
En Suite Shower Room: White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low level WC. Fully tiled shower cubicle with built-in cupboard to side. Roof light with blind. Laminate flooring. Extract fan. Cabinet.
BEDROOM TWO Oak framed full height glazed elevation to rear aspect with far stunning views. Roof light with blind to side aspect. Wood effect laminate flooring. Boarded eaves storage cupboard. Long wall cabinet. Open wardrobe cupboard. Smoke alarm. TV aerial.
BEDROOM THREE Window to side aspect. Fitted wardrobe cupboard. Eaves storage cupboard. Smoke alarm. Three spot lights.
BEDROOM FIVE Velux window to front aspect. Smoke alarm. Two spot lights. Eaves storage cupboard.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower, tiled surround. WC suite. Wash hand basin with mixer tap. Cabinet. Travertine tiled flooring. Roof light with blind. Extractor fan.
Shared initial approach with neighbouring property with five bar gate leading onto gravelled driveway, parking area and garage/workshop. Further five bar gate to front boundary. The gardens are mainly laid to law with flower borders and a great variety of mature trees and shrubs.
REAR GARDEN Stunning views over the adjoining farmland. Flagstone paved terrace. Extensive sensor lighting. Water tap. Outside meter cupboard. Grant oil fired external boiler. Heavy duty plastic oil tank.
GARAGE / WORKSHOP Timber clad elevations beneath a slate roof. Double timber doors and single door to front aspect. Window to side aspect. Power and light connected.
Timber clad studio. Further timber clad outbuilding/store.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
From Stockbridge proceed along the High Street in a westerly direction (towards Salisbury). Continue up the hill and turn right across the dual carriageway signposted Danebury hill Fort. Proceed for approximately three and a half miles to the junction with the A343. Turn right and continue for approximately three miles, turning left signposted to Abbotts Ann. Continue through the village to the T-junction, turn right then take the next left turn up the hill, turning right again into Farm Road. Proceed along the lane and as the road bends to the left, continue straight ahead and the property will be found further along on the right hand side.
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