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Abbotts Ann, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

6 bedrooms

A deceptively spacious detached house, ideal for a large family or those looking for annexe facilities, standing in private well screened gardens and grounds of about 1.4 acres, situated along a quiet country lane on the outskirts of this sought after village

Property Details

DESCRIPTION

An exceptionally spacious family house of approximately 4,954 sq ft in total, constructed of brick/part clad elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of double glazing, oil fired central heating with radiators.  (We understand some of the windows and doors have been replaced). The property offers versatile family accommodation, ideal for those looking for annexe facilities or ‘3G’ living.  The accommodation comprises a double aspect drawing room with fine inglenook fireplace and gas effect log burning stove, reception hall/sitting room, dining room and study.  The farmhouse size kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with oak units with door leading to the rear lobby and open entrance into a utility/boot room.  There are also four bedrooms on the ground floor, including the master bedroom with en suite bathroom, as well as a new fitted family bathroom with corner bath and shower.  To the first floor there is a 42’ long games room with TV area and bar to one end with door to a store/occasional bedroom.  To the opposite end of the games room a passageway leads to a fifth bedroom/sitting room with large walk-in wardrobe cupboard and airing cupboard, a further bedroom a bathroom.  The gardens and grounds are particularly private and well screened by high hedging.  There is a large garage block comprising a double garage with a central storage/covered area and large garden/party room.

Agent’s Note:  The current owners have lived at the property for the last 17 years and are now downsizing.


LOCATION

The property is situated along a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the sought after village of Abbotts Ann backing onto farmland.  Abbotts Ann has an award winning shop/Post Office, village hall and playing field, primary school, church and two public houses.  Andover, some 1½ miles to the north, offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to London Waterloo (in just over an hour).  The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are within half an hour’s drive and there is also good access to Newbury and Basingstoke, as well as excellent road links to London, the Midlands, the South Coast and the West Country via the A34, M3 and A303.  There is also an excellent choice of private schools in the area: Farleigh, Cheam, St Gabriel’s, Winchester College, St Swithun’s and Pilgrims as well as Peter Symonds College in Winchester.


ACCOMMODATION

Large covered ENTRANCE PORCH  Seating to either side.  Front door with glazed side panels leading into:

RECEPTION HALL  Wide opening leading into:

CENTRAL HALL / SITTING ROOM  Central brick feature.  Exposed brick and timber framework.  Door to drawing room, study and cloakroom.  Open entrance into dining room.  Passageway leading to bedrooms and bathroom.

CLOAKROOM  White suite comprising wash hand basin and low level WC.  

DRAWING ROOM   Bay window overlooking front garden.  Further window to side aspect.  Feature broad brick inglenook style fireplace with exposed beams over, inset gas log burning stove (which can be converted to wood).  

DINING ROOM  Patio door and window overlooking rear garden.  Recess ideal for wine storage.  Door concealing staircase rising to first floor.

STUDY  Window overlooking front garden.  Telephone point.

FARMHOUSE SIZE KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM  Extensive range of oak panelled high and low cupboards and drawers.  Ample work surfaces.  Separate breakfast area.  Integrated appliances.  Feature brick wall.  Door to:

REAR LOBBY  Door to garden.  Open entrance into:

UTILITY / BOOT ROOM  (Refitted approximately four years ago)  

From the reception hall a passageway leads to bedrooms and bathroom.

MASTER BEDROOM  Bay window to front aspect.  Further window to side aspect.  Walk-in fitted wardrobe cupboard.  Door into:

EN SUITE BATHROOM  White suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and low level WC.  Fully tiled walls.

BEDROOM TWO  Large picture window to side aspect.  Fitted wardrobe cupboards.  

BEDROOM THREE  Window to side aspect.

BEDROOM FOUR  Window to side aspect overlooking courtyard garden.

SPLIT LEVEL FAMILY BATHROOM  (Refitted approximately four years ago)  White suite comprising corner bath, wash hand basin and low level WC.  Shower cubicle.

FIRST FLOOR    (Approached via staircase rising from dining room)

LARGE GAMES ROOM WITH ADJOINING TV AREA   
Games Room:  Exposed timbers.  Three Velux windows (two with blinds).  Passageway with access to insulated loft and doors to bedrooms five, six and bathroom.  Open entrance to opposite end into:
TV Area:  Low picture window to side aspect.  Central bar, ideal for entertaining.
Door to store room/occasional bedroom.  

STORE ROOM / OCCASIONAL BEDROOM  Velux window.  Small window to rear aspect.  Fitted single wardrobe cupboard.

BEDROOM FIVE / SITTING ROOM  (Ideal for teenagers)  Exposed timbers.  Window to side aspect.  Recess to one wall for double bed.  Walk-in airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder, fitted immersion, slatted shelves and light.  Large walk-in dressing room.

BEDROOM SIX  Velux window to front aspect.

BATHROOM  White suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and low level WC.


OUTSIDE

Mature private gardens and grounds of about 1.4 acres

FRONT GARDEN The property is approach through brick pillars with outside lighting through five bar gate onto a sweeping shingle driveway to the front and side of the property and providing extensive parking.  Front garden mainly laid to lawn for easy maintenance with well stocked shrub borders, screened by mature high hedging giving great privacy.

SIDE GARDEN  Further shrub borders.  Lawned area with mature trees including magnificent weeping willow.  Entrance to gravelled courtyard area in front of garage block with central border and further border edging with mature shrubs and plants.  Picket gate and fencing to further garden area with circular paved patios,  ornamental pond with waterfall.   Lawned area with five bar gate and range style fencing (also wired) leading to paddock area.

REMAINING GARDENS AND GROUNDS  Lie to the rear of the outbuildings and are well enclosed by mature high hedging (we understand that there was originally a tennis court in this area, which could be re-instated if required).  This area is laid completely to lawn for easy maintenance.  (Agent’s Note:  this area would be ideal as a small paddock for a pony, being well enclosed.  

External boiler.  New bunded oil tank. (Both replaced approximately five years ago).  Outside sensor lighting to front and rear.  Outside tap.  External power points.  LPG point for log burning stove.

LARGE GARAGE BLOCK / PARTY ROOM  Constructed of part brick/timber clad elevations beneath a tiled roof.
Large Double Garage/Work Shop:  (about 23’10 x 18’9 / 7.22m x 5.68m) Twin double doors. Vaulted ceiling.  Light and power connected.
Central Covered Area:  Brick base.  Open at either end (potential car port).  Door to garage and further door to:
Vaulted Garden/Party Room:  (about 23’10 x 18’9 / 7.22m x 5.68m)  Exposed brick floor.  Windows on three aspects.  Light and power connected.  


SERVICES  

Mains electricity, water and drainage.  Oil fired boiler for central heating. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.


VIEWING IS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH EVANS AND PARTRIDGE

Agriculture House, High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6HF
Tel.  01264  810702     
www.evansandpartridge.co.uk

DISCLAIMER

1.  These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.  All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Evans & Partridge or the vendors or lessors.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of Evans & Partridge has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Evans & Partridge is the trading name for Armstrong Partridge Limited (Company no. 10437262)



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