Amport, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
An attractive brick and flint former dairy, tastefully extended and converted in about 2002 with accommodation extending to over 2,000 sq ft, together with a large double garage, south westerly facing courtyard garden and a good size plot to the rear with orchard and beautiful far reaching country views
An attractive brick and flint barn conversion featuring high vaulted ceilings throughout the majority of the accommodation that in brief comprises a reception hall, sitting room with fireplace, dining/family room and kitchen/breakfast room – all with flagstone flooring. There is also a large recently re-fitted utility/boot room. The generous bedroom accommodation is arranged around a separate L-shaped hallway with feature curved wall. The principal bedroom has a dressing room and en suite bathroom, bedroom two also has an en suite, and there are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is a gated driveway, double garage and a south westerly facing courtyard garden with dining area. The front courtyard garden is a good size, as is the orchard area at the rear of the property, from where there are beautiful distant country views towards the neighbouring village of Amport.
The property is situated in a charming semi-rural location on the outskirts of the sought-after village of Amport which has a church, reputable primary school, riding stables, the renowned Hawk Conservancy and The Hawk public house, and is also surrounded by country walks. There is good access to the A303 and Grateley mainline railway station is only 5 minutes’ drive away, with trains to London Waterloo in 75 mins. A village shop and post office can be found in the nearby village of Abbotts Ann as well as Farleigh School, a leading catholic co-educational school. There is an excellent choice of private schools in the area: Cheam, St Gabriel’s, Winchester College, St Swithun’s and Pilgrims as well as Peter Symonds College in Winchester. A comprehensive range of leisure, entertainment and shopping facilities can be found in Andover (5 miles), as well as Winchester, Salisbury and Stockbridge, all within about 20 minutes’ drive.
Panel door with lantern style light leading into:
LARGE RECEPTION HALL ROOM High vaulted ceiling with two exposed king post trusses and purlins. Flagstone floor. Glazed double doors opening onto the rear orchard and high window to rear aspect with stunning distant views across countryside. Two pendant light points. Hand made solid oak latch doors into kitchen/ breakfast room and sitting room.
SITTING ROOM Large raised brick fireplace housing rolled steel log burning stove on a flagstone hearth, display area to side with log storage beneath and exposed brick chimney breast. High vaulted ceiling with two exposed king post trusses and purlins. Window to rear aspect with country views. Glazed double doors opening into the front courtyard garden. Flagstone floor. Two pendant light points. Oak panel door into inner hall.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM (Dual aspect) Large brick open fireplace housing Alpha oil fired range with double oven and hob and also providing central heating and domestic hob water. High vaulted ceiling with exposed king post trusses and rafters. Window to rear aspect with country views. Further window to front aspect. Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Range of oak fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating glazed display cabinets and shelving. Roll top work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back. Integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Flagstone floor. Space for table. Spot lights. Oak door into:
DINING / FAMILY ROOM (Dual aspect) Glazed double doors onto rear terrace with far reaching country views. Window to front aspect. High vaulted ceiling with two exposed king post trusses and purlins. Flagstone floor. Oak panel door into:
LARGE UTILITY / BOOT ROOM Part obscure glazed doors to front and rear gardens. High ceiling with exposed king post truss and purlins. LED down lighters. Solid oak butcher block work surface with similar oak upstand and range of cupboards and drawers above and below. Integrated washer/dryer, Belfast sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard beneath. Integrated fridge and freezer with broom store to side. Slate effect ceramic tiled floor.
INNER HALLWAY Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Two high Conservation roof lights to side aspect. Window to front aspect. Feature curved wall. Solid oak hand-made latch doors to bedrooms, bathroom and cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE
Large double bedroom Vaulted ceiling with two king post trusses and purlins. Window overlooking courtyard garden. Oak doors into:
Walk-in Dressing Room Comprehensive built-in storage with hanging rails, box shelving. Ceiling light point with three spot lights.
En Suite Bathroom White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and shaver socket. Low level WC. Panelled bath mixer tap, wall mounted shower and glass screen. Travertine tiled floor. Part ceramic tiled walls. Window to side aspect. Down lighters. Extractor fan. Small access to loft void.
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Window to rear aspect with fabulous distant country views. High vaulted ceiling with exposed king post truss and purlins. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard and shelf above. Oak door into:
En Suite Bathroom White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low level WC. Panelled bath mixer tap, wall mounted shower and glass screen. Travertine tiled floor. Part ceramic tiled walls. Shaver socket. Mirror fronted cabinet. Window to rear aspect. Down lighters. Extractor fan. Hatch to loft void.
BEDROOM THREE (Large double bedroom) Vaulted ceiling with king post truss and purlins. Window overlooking courtyard garden.
BEDROOM FOUR (Double bedroom) Window overlooking courtyard garden. Exposed king post truss and purlins. Feature curved wall.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Panelled bath mixer tap/hand held shower attachment. Large tiled shower enclosure. Travertine tiled floor. Part ceramic tiled walls. Window to rear aspect with distant views. Down lighters. Extractor fan. Towel radiator. Hatch to loft void.
The property is situated within an exclusive development of former farm buildings and approached over a wide gravelled drive with well-maintained mixed laurel hedging to either side. A five bar gate at the rear of the development opens onto a shingle driveway providing parking, turning and access to the attached double garage.
DOUBLE GARAGE Constructed of brick and flint elevations beneath a slate roof. Twin barn style double doors into large storage area with racking to either side. Steel oil tank at rear. Light and power connected.
The driveway is enclosed by yew hedging and brick/flint walling. Paved path leads to the front entrance and also to the utility door.
FRONT COURTYARD GARDEN Well enclosed and comprises a level lawn with paved seating area with well-stocked border to side containing climbing roses, mature shrubs and lavender.
REAR ORCHARD Extends to the rear of the property with flower and shrub border. Large paved terrace extending behind the kitchen and accessed from the reception hall, dining room and utility/boot room. The orchard is level, laid to lawn and interspersed by a variety of fruit trees. Well enclosed by post and rail fencing with a stock fence and mix of hedging and trees to one side. The rear boundary is kept low affording fabulous distant views toward the neighbouring village of Amport and beyond. Outside lighting.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
Post code: SP11 8JB.
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