Appleshaw, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

Cottage with 4 bedrooms

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£925,000

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Appleshaw, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

A classic period house of great charm and character with a brick and flint outbuilding offering potential for conversion (STPP) and a beautiful south westerly facing walled garden quietly situated on the edge of this popular village

DESCRIPTION

A charming Grade II Listed late 18th Century house, partially linked at the front to a neighbouring period property, constructed of mainly cream washed brick elevations beneath an attractive clay tiled roof.  The accommodation comprises a good size drawing room overlooking the rear garden, sitting room with inglenook and wood burner, dining room featuring a large bay window (both with oak floors), an inner hall/study with adjoining WC and a kitchen/breakfast room with oil fired Aga, pantry and side lobby leading onto the driveway.  To the first floor, off staircase one there is a landing, master bedroom with en suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.  A separate staircase from the drawing room leads up to a guest bedroom with en suite bathroom.

Outside there is off-road parking and a useful brick and flint outbuilding (beneath a slate roof) which currently provides a garage/store, utility and large boarded loft room/home office – ideal for conversion into a self-contained annexe/B&B (STPP) if required.  The house has the tremendous benefit of a secluded south westerly facing walled garden that is attractively landscaped.

LOCATION

The property is situated in the picturesque village of Appleshaw which has a fine old church, primary school, playing fields, village hall and public house/restaurant.  Andover, approximately four miles away, offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities as well as a mainline railway station with extensive parking providing fast services to Waterloo (65 minutes). The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country.

ACCOMMODATION

Lead covered ENTRANCE PORCH Lantern style light.  Wood panelled door leading into:

DINING HALL  Coir matting at threshold.  Rustic wide oak floor boards.  Bay window with deep sill to front aspect.  Wall lights.  Radiator.  Opening into reception hall/study. Folding double doors into:

SITTING ROOM   ( Dual aspect)  Sash window to front aspect.  Further window to side aspect.  Inglenook fireplace with brick hearth housing a substantial log burning stove with seat to side.  Rustic wide oak floor boards.  Wall lights.  Radiator.

RECEPTION HALL / STUDY  Staircase ascending to first floor.  Oak floor boards.  Window to side aspect.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Space for desk with book shelving to side.  Wide opening into drawing room.  Half glazed door into kitchen/breakfast room.  Panelled doors into storage cupboard and:

CLOAKROOM  Corner wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC.  Terracotta tiled floor.  Shelving.  Window to rear aspect.  Exposed ceiling beam.  

DRAWING ROOM  (Beautiful dual aspect reception room)  Wide part glazed double doors with similar panels to either side opening onto terrace with views up the landscaped walled garden.  Two windows to side aspect and internal window to overlooking side lobby.  Underfloor heating.  Spot lights.  Turning staircase (2) with modern glass balustrade, shelving and cupboards beneath rising to guest bedroom suite.  Wall lights.  Cupboard concealing meter/fuse box.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM   Oil fired two oven Aga with traditional double hob.  Polished granite work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back.  Belfast style ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and granite drainer.  Range of high and low solid oak fronted cupboards and drawers.  Under-counter Creda oven and grill with ceramic four ring hob above.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Space for table with pendant light point above.  Spot lights.  Sheila Maid above Aga.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Door to fully shelved larder with oak flooring.  Further part glazed door to:

SIDE LOBBY  Coat hooks.  Quarry tiled floor.  Coir mat at threshold.  Decorative part glazed door leading onto driveway.

FIRST FLOOR  (Via Staircase One)

CENTRAL LANDING  Part divided by arch.  Window to rear aspect with views towards farmland.  Deep sill with storage area beneath.  Wall lights.  Radiator.  Doors to bedrooms, bathroom and shelved linen cupboard.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  (Good size double bedroom)  Large window to rear aspect.  Corner fireplace with terracotta tiled hearth (not in use).  High ceiling.  Wall lights.  Panelled door into:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM   White suite comprising wall hung basin with tiled splash back, glass sill, bevel edge mirror and light above.  Low level WC with wooden seat.  Folding glass door into tiled shower enclosure.  Window to side aspect.  High ceiling.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Towel radiator.

BEDROOM TWO  (Large double bedroom)  Sash window to front aspect.  Wall lights.  Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE   Sash window to front aspect. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards the full width of the room with storage above.  Wall light points.  Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM   Cast iron four claw bath with tiled surround.  Pedestal wash hand basin with glass sill, mirror, shaver socket and light over.  Low level WC with wooden seat.  Radiator with towel rail over.  Small window to side aspect.  Medicine cabinet.  Raised door into deep cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with slatted shelf.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Pendant ceiling light point.

FIRST FLOOR  (Via staircase 2)

LANDING  Display area with sky light above.   Low cupboard.  Door into en suite bathroom. Further door into:

GUEST BEDROOM / BEDROOM 4  (Dual aspect double bedroom with vaulted ceiling)  Windows to side and rear aspect enjoying a stunning view over the landscaped garden to countryside beyond.  Access to eaves storage on all sides.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Radiator.

EN SUITE BATHROOM  White suite comprising bath with tiled surround, apex mirror above, mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end.  Corner wash hand basin with tiled splash back.  Low level WC with concealed cistern.  conservation sky light to side aspect.  LED down lighters.  Radiator with towel rail over.
 
OUTSIDE

Brick edged flint area to the front of the property.  Front entrance porch with mature climbing rose in raised border.  Close boarded oak gates to one side of house give access onto a long shingle driveway extending to the side of the property and leading to the former coach house/garage (with annexe or B&B potential).

COACH HOUSE / GARAGE  Brick and flint elevations beneath a tiled roof.  Double doors at gable in into garage.  
Garage:  Concrete floor.  Timber storage to one side with log store beneath.  Fluorescent strip light.  Power points.  Panelled door to rear into:
Utility Area:  Quarry tiled floor.  Roll top work surface with plumbing to washing machine and space for dryer.  Ledged and braced door with window above to side aspect.  Limed oak fronted high level cupboards.  Window to rear aspect overlooking garden.  Panelled doors to understairs storage cupboard and staircase rising to first floor with two half landings and white washed brick and flint walls opening directly into:
Loft Room/Home Office:  Window to front aspect.  Small window to rear aspect with attractive views.  Fully plaster boarded and carpeted.  Down lighters.

MAIN GARDEN   The stunning mature garden extends to the rear of the property and comprises a split level brick terrace with ornamental pond, screened to one side by high slate capped walling with climbing roses, wisteria and lilac.  The garden gently slopes to the rear boundary and enjoys a south westerly aspect with a good degree of privacy.
Further crazy paved terrace.  Large lawned areas with inset herbaceous borders containing roses. Flowers, shrubs and specimen trees.  Stone steps at the rear boundary rise to:

UPPER GARDEN  Rose area enclosed by topiary box to one side, similar area to other side enclosed by box hedging, formerly a productive vegetable garden.  The rear garden is walled.

SERVICES  

Mains electricity and water.  Private drainage.  Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.

DIRECTIONS

From Stockbridge proceed in a northerly direction on the A3057, passing through Leckford.  On the outskirts of Andover turn left onto the A303.  Take the second exit signposted Weyhill crossing back over the A303 and at the traffic lights take the exit onto the A342 signposted to Weyhill.  Continue through Weyhill and bear right at the mini roundabout, signposted Ludgershall.  Proceed for approximately half a mile and turn right, signposted Appleshaw.  Continue down the hill into the village, bear left at the playing fields and the property will be found on the left hand side before leaving the village.

VIEWING IS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH EVANS AND PARTRIDGE
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 number 10437262)


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