Amport, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A substantial detached house, standing in a beautiful mature landscaped garden extending to three quarters of an acre, quietly situated off a no-through lane on the edge of this popular village. The beautifully presented accommodation extends to 3,138 sq ft and has been modernised to an extremely high standard throughout and has a contemporary feel.
Furzedown House has been completely refurbished, extended and remodelled for the present owners and offers contemporary extensive light and airy accommodation comprising a large central reception hall with custom-built oak and glass staircase. The hall gives access to a drawing room with log burning stove, a formal large dining room, cloakroom/WC, separate study, utility room, a vaulted ceiling studio/playroom and a stunning spacious split level open plan kitchen/family room which sits at the heart of the home on the ground floor, and has bi-folding glazed doors leading onto the rear terrace and garden. The second storey has a large open landing giving access to the master bedroom with luxury en-suite, a guest bedroom also with en suite, three further double bedrooms and a superb family bathroom. There is an integral double garage with new automatic up and over doors and large mature easily maintained gardens to the front and rear. The property is fitted with a security alarm system and also features a leak safe water safety system. The property sits well back from the road, is extremely private and backs on to open countryside and fields.
AGENT’S NOTE In 2010 the property was completely taken back to shell and renovated and extended by professional builders for the current owners. In 2017 a further extensive series of professional refurbishment work included an additional guest en suite, new decorations to all bathrooms and replacement of other internal fittings including new granite worktops in the kitchen and utility rooms and the renewal of all carpeting and flooring throughout.
The property is situated in a quiet sought after no through road close to the village church and countryside walks. The village school, Amport Primary has an excellent reputation and Farleigh School, a leading catholic co-educational school is a 10 minute drive away. The village boasts the popular ‘Hawk’ bar and restaurant and the renowned Hawk Conservancy. Amport is conveniently situated for the A303 providing access to the West Country and London via the M3. The mainline railway link to London is via Grateley station which is a 5 minute drive away (Waterloo in 75 mins) or close by in Andover (Waterloo in just over the hour). A village shop and post office can be found in the adjacent village of Abbotts Ann and a range of comprehensive leisure, entertainment and shopping facilities can be found in Stockbridge (7 miles), Winchester (21.7 miles), Salisbury (17.9 miles) and Andover (5 miles).
Amport C of E primary school rated by Ofsted as Outstanding.
Farleigh School, Red Rice is within a 10 minute drive.
Grateley mainline railway station is within a 5 minute drive (London Waterloo in 75 minutes)
PORCH RECEPTION HALL
Stairs to first floor and door to cloakroom.
Dual aspect overlooking the front garden with wood burning stove.
Large, long reception room with doors leading onto the terrace.
Accessed directly from reception hall with window to front aspect.
STUDIO / OFFICE / PLAYROOM
Double aspect with high vaulted ceiling and doors onto the terrace. Used by the present owner as a professional artist’s working studio, but is extremely versatile and could be used as a home office, playroom or potential ground floor bedroom suite.
KITCHEN / FAMILY ROOM
Stunning split level open plan living space with luxury kitchen featuring granite work surfaces, contemporary units and a substantial central island with informal dining area. Folding glazed doors open onto the terrace and main garden. Step up into large adjoining family area.
Well fitted with granite work surfaces, concealed pressurised hot water system.
LARGE CENTRAL LANDING
Dual aspect with attractive views over the front garden. Pocket door conceals a contemporary en suite shower room
Double bedroom with view overlooking the rear garden to paddock land beyond. Recently installed en suite shower room.
Double bedroom. Wardrobe cupboard. Views over the rear garden.
Double bedroom. Twin double wardrobe cupboard. Views over the rear garden.
View over the front garden.
Large and well-appointed with bath and large separate shower enclosure.
Beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds extending to three quarters of an acre
Access off Furzedown Lane onto a long shingle driveway, bordered by a beech hedge, widening into a large parking/turning area in front of the house and garaging providing parking for several cars. Lavender border to one side. The front garden comprises a sweeping lawn featuring mature trees, including beech, silver birch and willow. Wide paved area leads round the side of the property into the rear garden.
Remotely operated insulated up and over doors. Automatic lighting. Fluorescent strip lights. Power points. Space for large storage units.
Paved/gravelled patio area extending the width of the house, ideal for entertaining. Wide paved steps with raised shrub borders to either side lead onto the main lawn. Four mature apple trees. The garden is well screened on either side by mature hedging and fencing and to the rear boundary by a tile capped cob wall on exposed brick plinth with open countryside beyond. Compost area and raised vegetable bed.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating with radiators.
POST CODE SP11 8BE.
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