Binley, St Mary Bourne, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
An exciting and rare opportunity to purchase a spacious detached two bedroom bungalow offering great scope for enlargement, improvement or replacement (STPP) standing within attractive gardens and grounds of approaching a quarter of an acre enjoying its peaceful secluded setting
Bourne Valley within the North Wessex Downs - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
A Scandnavian inspired single storey residence built in 1987 constructed of brick and weatherboard elevations with triple glazed windows beneath a tiled roof. The well planned spacious accommodation comprises entrance porch, reception hall with cloakroom with shower, large and impressive main living room with open fireplace and views over the southerly facing rear garden. There is an open plan kitchen with separate large dining area, two double bedrooms and a bathroom, that has recently been converted into a wet room. Outside the plot extends to 0.24 acres with off-road parking as well as two useful detached outbuildings, both converted into separate office/studio areas, ideal for those working from home.
The property is quietly situated in the hamlet of Binley, a short drive from the village of St Mary Bourne, renowned for its many period houses and cottages and the surrounding undulating countryside. The village has a primary school, doctor’s surgery, church, modern village hall, a Post Office and shop, as well as two public houses. An excellent rail service to Waterloo is available from Whitchurch, about three miles distant. The nearby towns of Andover (about five miles) and Newbury also offer fast mainline rail services to Waterloo and Paddington respectively, together with a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities. The cathedral city of Winchester is approximately twenty minutes’ drive away. The A34 and A303 roads and M3 and M4 motorways are all within easy reach.
ENTRANCE PORCH Overhead light. Quarry tiled floor. Timber door with obscure glazing to side leading into:
RECEPTION HALL Space for bureau/dresser. Ceiling spot light. Cupboard concealing meter/fuse box. Cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Arch into open plan kitchen/dining room. Pine door into:
CLOAKROOM WITH SHOWER Pedestal wash hand basin with low level WC to side. Glass door into tiled enclosure with electric Triton shower. Ceramic tiled floor and walls. Ceiling spot light. Mirror fronted cabinet. Chrome towel radiator.
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / DINING ROOM
Kitchen Stainless steel twin bowl sink unit with drainer to side, mixer tap and hot water tap. Range of high and low level pine fronted cupboards and drawers. Work surfaces with under-cupboard lighting and tiled splash back with peninsular unit dividing kitchen and dining area. Eye level Bosch oven and grill. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Recess and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Pine clad ceiling with LED down lighters. Two windows to rear aspect.
Large Dining Area Space for large table and dresser. Window and half glazed door into rear garden. Wall lights. Pine clad ceiling. Part glazed double doors into living room. Part obscure glazed door into inner hall leading to bedrooms and bathroom.
LIVING ROOM (Large reception room) Open fireplace with decorative limestone mantelpiece and slate hearth (not used by present owners. Mainly glazed double doors with windows to either side opening onto terrace and main garden. Further window to rear aspect. Coving.
INNER HALL Ceiling light point. Access via hatch into large boarded loft space with light, running the whole length and almost the width of the property, ideal for storage. Doors to bedrooms, bathroom and shelved cupboard.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Generous double bedroom) Two large windows to rear/west aspect. Built-in full height wardrobe cupboards the full width of the room. Pendant light point.
BEDROOM TWO (Large double bedroom) Two windows to front aspect. Alcove with full height built-in wardrobe cupboard. Pendant light point.
BATHROOM (Recently converted into a wet room) White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, mirror fronted cabinet above. Low level WC. Chrome towel radiator. Wet area with shower, seat and hand rail.
Part tiled walls. Down lighter. Obscure glazed window to front aspect. Cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with double immersion and slatted shelving.
Gardens and grounds amounting to 0.24 acres
Wide access off lane onto generous gravelled parking area.
DETACHED HOME OFFICE / STUDIO (ONE) Constructed of timber clad elevations beneath a slate roof. Part obscure glazed UPVC door with window to side leading into fully insulated and carpeted room with vaulted ceiling and spot lights on purlins. Velux sky light and windows to rear aspect. Shelving.
Wide stepped gravelled path with curved brick capped retaining walls to either side leads from driveway down to brick path with well stocked borders to either side leading to the front entrance porch. Picket gate at the southern end leads into the main garden. On the northern side of the property a brick paved path continues round with well stocked brick retained shrub borders to side leading to:
DETACHED HOME OFFICE / STUDIO (TWO) Constructed of brick elevations beneath a slate roof with half glazed door leading into a room with painted blockwork walls, vaulted ceiling, exposed purlins and collar beam with down lighter. Mezzanine storage area. Carpeted, dual aspect with windows to rear and side aspects. Light and power connected.
Lean-to potting shed/garden store with shelving, profile ceiling with light, steel frame window to rear aspect.
Picket gate with wall to side leading into:
MAIN REAR GARDEN Benefits from a tremendous southerly aspect and high degree of privacy and comprises a brick/paved split level terrace area, ideal for ‘al fresco’ eating and entertaining. Wildlife pond and further raised pond, formerly fed by a waterfall. Large gently sloped lawn with central mature cherry tree and specimen trees, interspersed by well-stocked herbaceous and shrub borders. Large well stocked bank to eastern boundary with a diverse variety of shrubs, specimen trees, plants and herbs, partly dissected by a curved path. Timber garden shed on western boundary with herb garden to side and shingle path. The garden is well screened by post and rail fencing and laurel hedging. Tapering narrow rear garden to the western side of the property enclosed by post and rail fencing, trees and shrub borders.
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 6EU.
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