Abbotts Ann, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
An attractive extended three bedroom semi-detached cottage with characterful accommodation featuring a large sitting/dining room and farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with attractive front and rear gardens and an additional area of land comprising kitchen garden, home office and single garage, all rurally situated on the outskirts of this popular village
A semi-detached period cottage of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof, with accommodation comprising an entrance porch, open plan sitting/ dining room with attractive fireplace with wood burning stove and doors to the rear garden, beautiful farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with larder, laundry/cloakroom and terracotta tiled flooring, and a well-built garden room providing another pleasant sitting/dining area. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there are attractive front and rear gardens, and a few paces down the lane there is an additional area (former vegetable garden) that could provide additional parking, with a brick under tile home office/studio to one side and a linked single prefabricated garage to the other side.
The property is situated 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.
Block paved approach. Wood panel front door into: ENTRANCE PORCH Exposed brick walls. Diamond window to side aspect. Coir matting. Coat hooks. Small pane glazed door leading into:
OPEN PLAN SITTING / DINING ROOM
Sitting Room Attractive open brick fireplace housing a Woodwarm log burning stoke on quarry tiled hearth with timber edging, exposed reclaimed timber above. Recess to either side of chimney breast, one with display shelving extending into corner. Small pane glazed double doors with similar panels to either side opening onto rear patio with views over the rear garden. High level recess with built-in display shelving. Exposed ceiling joists and timber.
Dining Area Cottage window to front aspect within exposed brick work with curved reveals, old pine display shelving to side. Exposed ceiling joists. Ceiling light point with spot lights. Turning staircase with exposed brickwork and window to front aspect rising to first floor, with hand rail to one side. Meter/fuse box. Low door into understairs cupboard. Antique pine latch door into:
OPEN PLAN FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM
Kitchen: 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Long roll top work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back. Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating glazed display cabinets and deep pan drawers. Neff oven and grill with warming drawer beneath, combination oven above. Neff four ring induction hob with hot plate, extractor fan and light concealed above. Recess for upright fridge/freezer. Recess and plumbing for dishwasher. Attractive quarry tiled floor. Large picture window to front aspect with views over lavender and rose borders to farmland beyond. Antique pine door into larder with window to front aspect, shelving and terracotta tiled floor. Further latch door into laundry/cloakroom. Step up and small pane glazed double doors into:
GARDEN ROOM Constructed of brick plinths supporting UPVC double glazed elevations beneath a pitched glass roof with vent. Ceramic tiled floor. Part glazed double doors opening onto patio and garden. Wall lights. Electric underfloor heating.
LAUNDRY / CLOAKROOM Recess and plumbing for washing machine, shelved cupboard above. Contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back, mirror over, glass shelf to side. Low level WC with shelving over. Window overlooking rear garden. Spot lights. Quarry tiled floor.
LANDING Exposed brickwork. Access to loft space via hatch. Window with pine sill to front aspect. Pine latch doors to bedrooms. Pine/obscure glazed door into family bathroom. Wall light. Built-in low level linen cupboard.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large double bedroom) Vaulted ceiling, exposed collar beams and rafters. High hatch into loft space. Windows to front and rear aspect and Conservation light to rear aspect.
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Victorian cast iron fireplace with antique pine mantelpiece and ceramic tiled hearth. Recess to either side of chimney breast, one ideal for free-standing/fitted furniture, the other with display shelving. Small pane picture window to rear aspect overlooking the main garden. Ceiling light point with spot lights.
BEDROOM THREE (Double bedroom) Small pane picture window to front aspect with attractive views towards farmland and countryside. Chimney breast with recess to either side. Attractive exposed pine panelling to one wall. Ceiling light point with four spot lights.
FAMILY BATHROOM Large Heritage wash hand basin on pine wash stand with drawer and cupboard beneath. Low level WC. Step up to pine clad P-shaped bath with central mixer tap/hand held shower attachment, fully tiled surround, glass shower screen and wall mounted overhead shower, wide pine sills to one end. Ceramic tiled floor. Window to rear aspect. Mirror fronted cabinet. Towel radiator. Extractor fan. Down lighters.
Access off village lane through five bar gate with pedestrian gate to side on exposed brick piers opening onto front garden, laid to gravel. Rose and honeysuckle on the front elevation of the cottage. Impressive curved brick retained raised border with stunning display of lavender, rosemary and great variety of roses. Two wild cherry trees. Enclosed on the front and side boundaries by rustic post and rail fencing. Timber gate to side of cottage leads round the side of the property. Oil tank, screened by trellis. External boiler in insulated case. Specimen Maple. Opening into:
REAR GARDEN Comprises attractive paved patio area extending across the rear of the house. Step onto level lawn surrounded by herbaceous borders. Gravel area at the rear boundary with wild life pond with waterfall and rockery and shrubs. The rear garden is well enclosed on all sides by high feather edged fencing, part with trellis above.
A few meters along the road beyond the neighbouring attached cottage there is a further five bar gate leading into:
ADDITIONAL GARDEN AREA Gravel area providing parking for two to four vehicles. Grassed area to side with five raised vegetable beds. This area is well enclosed by fencing. Two prefabricated garages (one belongs to the property).
Large timber garden shed with double doors to end, windows to either side beneath a pitched felt roof (in need of repair) On the opposite side of the driveway there are two large covered areas and brick outbuilding beneath a pantile roof.
HOME OFFICE / STUDIO Panel door to front. Plastered. Light and power connected. Telephone point. Down lighters. Window to side aspect. Access to loft space. Carpeted. Large corner desk with drawers and shelving to end, providing ample space to seat two people.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
Post Code SP11 7AU.
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