Abbotts Ann, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A large and imposing detached 5/6 bedroom family house that whilst modern has tremendous individual character offering spacious light and airy accommodation that is well presented throughout and features an impressive lower ground floor together with a tastefully landscaped south westerly facing private garden
A large individual detached family house built by the renowned local builders, D C Li, known for their quality houses and flair for creative yet traditional designs and their use of reclaimed materials. The spacious accommodation is arranged on three levels; the lower ground floor has a large garage/workshop and substantial dual aspect living/games room that could lend itself to many uses including self-contained annexe accommodation, home office, gym, cinema or ideal teenagers’ den. There is also a separate utility/laundry and cloakroom. On the main upper ground floor there is a spacious reception hall with cloakroom, triple aspect drawing room with inglenook fireplace, study and spacious triple aspect farmhouse style kitchen/dining room. To the first floor there is a master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom, four further bedrooms and a recently replaced family wet room. The south westerly facing garden has been beautifully landscaped and enjoys privacy.
The property is situated at the end of a bespoke development of individual homes with direct access from Catherine's Walk onto the adjoining village green. Abbotts Ann has an excellent 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 (6-8 minutes’ drive away) 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.
Sandstone paved steps with wrought iron railing to either side rises to:
Large covered ENTRANCE PORCH Exposed oak posts, vaulted oak clad ceiling and wrought iron balustrades. Part glazed door with full height glazed panels and lantern style lights to either side leading into:
LARGE CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Staircase with exposed balustrade to one side rising to first floor with further similar staircase descending to lower ground floor. Ceramic tiled floor. Down lighters. Panel doors to drawing room, study/bedroom 6, farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room and large cloakroom.
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap on wash stand, drawer beneath and tiled splash back. Low level WC. Pastel colour-washed shelving. Window to rear aspect with pine sill. LED down lighter. Ceramic tiled floor.
DRAWING ROOM (Substantial triple aspect room) Impressive brick inglenook fireplace with reclaimed timber above and arched recesses. Jetmaster fire and hood on raised stone hearth. Recess to side of chimney breast with built-in stone seat, reclaimed timber over. Full height glazed panelling to rear aspect with potential for balcony. Two large picture windows to side aspect with open views over the village playing field. Further window to front aspect (all with solid pine sills). LED down lighters. Radiators.
STUDY / BEDROOM SIX Window to rear aspect. Pendant light point. Radiator.
OPEN PLAN FARMHOUSE KITCHEN / DINING ROOM (Triple aspect)
Kitchen: 2½ bowl ceramic sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Long polished granite work surfaces ceramic tiled splash backs. Rangemaster range with two ovens, grill and warming area, five ring gas hob with griddle plate and halogen heating area. Extractor fan and light within hood above. Extensive range of low level limed oak cupboards and drawers. Space for free-standing island. Integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Picture window to side aspect overlooking landscaped gardens and beyond to farmland and countryside. Further window to rear aspect also with distant views. Ceramic tiled floor. LED down lighters. Opening between two peninsular units with cupboards/shelving beneath into:
Family Dining Area: Space for substantial dining table and sitting area. Picture window to front aspect. Glazed double doors opening onto terrace and garden with further window to same aspect. Ceramic tiled floor. LED down lighters.
CENTRAL LANDING Balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Two windows to front aspect. LED down lighters. Inset reclaimed timbers. Reclaimed pine panel doors to:
MASTER BEDROOM (Substantial dual aspect double bedroom) Picture window to front aspect. Further window to side aspect. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, one with dressing table unit and lighting. Access to loft space via hatch. Latch doors into:
Dressing Area: Walk-in wardrobe with long hanging rails, storage above and beneath, LED down lighter.
Master Bathroom: White suite comprising panelled roll top Heritage bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/hand held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin with bevel edge mirror above, shelving to side. Low level WC. Curved glass doors into quadrant tiled enclosure with overhead shower and hand held attachments. Colour-washed panelling to walls. Chrome towel radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Window to rear aspect. LED down lighter.
BEDROOM TWO (Spacious dual aspect double bedroom) Windows to rear and side aspect both with glorious distant views. LED down lighter.
BEDROOM THREE (Large double bedroom) Window to front aspect. Further window to side aspect with distant views towards countryside. LED down lighter.
BEDROOM FOUR (Double bedroom) Window to front aspect. LED down lighter.
BEDROOM FIVE (Large single bedroom) Window to rear aspect with distant views. LED down lighter. Ample space for a double bed.
FAMILY WET ROOM White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with bevel edge mirror. Low level WC. Long mosaic tiled sill with integrated storage. Chrome towel radiator. Corner wet area with mosaic tiled floor and central drain. Large overhead shower and separate hand held attachments. LED down lighter. Window to rear aspect.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Staircase from reception hall leads down to ceramic tiled area. Door opening into large integral garage/workshop. Display/book shelving. Wide opening into:
SUBSTANTIAL RECEPTION ROOM (Dual aspect) Three windows to front aspect. Glazed door and window to side aspect providing separate external entrance. Low level T&G panelling with display sill above. LED down lighters. Radiator. Two latch doors into storage cupboard beneath stairs. Full height shelving. Alcove with built-in desk. Window to rear aspect. Opening into area with further shelving and panel doors into:
CLOAKROOM TWO Contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath and tiled splash back. Low level WC. Ceramic tiled floor. Window to rear aspect with stone sill. LED down lighter.
UTILITY / BOILER ROOM Pressurised unvented hot water cylinder with expansion tanks and Potterton mains gas fired boiler. Meter/fuse box. Ceramic tiled floor. Drying area.
Utility/Laundry Area: Ceramic sink unit with drainer, mixer tap and cupboard beneath. Plumbing for washing with space above to stack dryer. Ceramic tiled floor. Part T&G panelled walls. Fluorescent strip light. Window to rear aspect with stone sill. Vent.
LARGE INTEGRAL GARAGE Barn style braced and ledged double timber doors to front. Painted concrete floor. Alcove ideal for work bench/shelving. Two fluorescent strip lights. Power points.
The property is situated at the very end of Catherine’s Walk, an exclusive development of individual high quality country homes. Tarmacadam approach onto a block paved parking area extending in front of the property, enclosed to the front and one side by tall tiled capped rendered walling. Parking and turning space and access to double garage. Outside lighting. Stone staircase with iron balustrade rises to a raised area of front garden with further steps leading up to the entrance porch. Raised lavender and shrub borders with gravel/sandstone paving and wide arched gate within beech hedging leads into:
FORMAL GARDEN Extends mainly to the side of the property with the benefit of a south westerly aspect and comprising a generous split level stone paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and barbecues. Upper level enclosed on two sides by mature yew hedging, lower circular level surrounded by lavender borders with small parterre to one side. The remaining area is laid to level lawn and well enclosed, edged with ornamental box hedging and well stocked wide herbaceous borders. Raised bark area to one corner boundary with fire pit and sitting area. The garden is well enclosed to one side by high tile capped rendered walling and to the side and rear by high mature hedging. Grassed area with large timber storage shed and further bark area. Outside taps. Outside lighting.
All mains services connected. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
Post code SP11 7AS. From the A343 proceed down the hill into the village of Abbotts Ann. Turn right into Catherine’s Walk and proceed to the end of the cul-de-sac where the property will be found.
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