Broughton, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20

Cottage with 4 bedrooms

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£675,000

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Broughton, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20

A charming detached period cottage with beautifully presented characterful accommodation including good size reception rooms and four double bedrooms, together with excellent off-road parking, detached garage/workshop and landscaped gardens and ground approaching one fifth of an acre

DESCRIPTION

A detached Grade II Listed cottage, dating back to the mid-17th Century with attractive brick elevations beneath a thatched roof.  The cottage stands within an attractive landscaped garden with two large patio areas and a high cob wall to the rear boundary.  There is the additional benefit of a generous area of private off-road parking and a detached garage/workshop.  The accommodation has great character and comprises hall, ground floor cloakroom, good size sitting room with inglenook fireplace and music area, open plan kitchen with family area and a beautiful adjoining dining room with double height ceiling and mezzanine area as well as a separate utility/laundry room.  There are also four double bedrooms (one with shower) and a main bathroom.  Outside there is a garage/workshop with thatched former apple store to rear, and generous parking.  The attractively landscaped gardens feature two patio areas and are well enclosed with high cob walling to the rear boundary affording a good deal of privacy.

LOCATION

The property is situated along Paynes Lane in the heart of the village of Broughton, which offers everyday amenities including a Post Office and well-stocked Community shop, doctor’s surgery, church, two public houses, a primary school and village hall, recently modernised and extended.  The picturesque town of Stockbridge is about four miles away and provides a range of shops, hotels, restaurants, churches and a secondary school.  The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are some twelve and thirteen miles distant respectively. There is convenient access to London and the West Country by road (M3 and A303) and rail, with main line stations at Grateley and Winchester.

ACCOMMODATION

Brick paved path leads to a thatched covered wood panel front door with lantern style lights to either side leading into:

ENTRANCE HALL  Attractive original worn brick floor with coir mat at threshold.  Two small windows to either side aspect.  Latch panel doors into sitting room and open plan kitchen/family area leading into dining room.

SITTING ROOM  (Large dual aspect room with music area)
Sitting Room   Beautiful inglenook fireplace with heavy beam over and opening into bread oven, later internal brick fireplace housing Jetmaster open fire with quarry tiled hearth. Recess to either side of chimney breast, one with door back to entrance hall, the other with brick/flint recess with storage above.  Small pane picture window to front aspect.  Glazed double doors with view through rear hall to garden beyond.  Exposed framework and ceiling timbers.  Oak effect flooring.
Music Area  Small pane window to front aspect.  Exposed ceiling beams.  Shelved alcove.  Wall lights.  Oak effect flooring.  Old panel door with decorative glazed panel opening to the foot of staircase (two).  

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN WITH FAMILY AREA AND ADJOINING DINING ROOM   
Kitchen  Belfast sink unit with mixer tap.  Beech butcher block work surfaces.  Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers and shelving.  Stainless steel Leisure range comprising two ovens, grill and five ring ceramic hob.  Recess and plumbing for dishwasher.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Under-counter oil fired boiler.  Exposed framework and beams.  Small pane window overlooking rear garden.  Latch door into rear hall.  Opening in framework into:
Family Area  Ceramic tiled floor.  Two small pane windows to front aspect.  Space for American style fridge/freezer.  Opening into:
Dining Room  (Good entertaining space)  Double height ceiling.  Exposed truss, posts and collar.  Space for chandelier.  Exposed floor boards.  Small pane picture window to front aspect.  Alcoves with rustic display sills.  Wall lights.  Open tread ladder rising to:

MEZZANINE AREA (Used as an occasional sleeping area)  Enclosed with timber balustrade.  Cupboard housing immersion tank/shower pumps.  Access to part-boarded loft space.

REAR HALL  Glazed door leading onto patio and garden.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Small pane window to rear aspect.  Wall light.  Latch door into family bathroom.  Turning staircase (one) rising to first floor and splitting leading to bedrooms one and two.

REAR PASSAGEWAY  Ceramic tiled floor.  Glazed door leading onto patio and garden.  Panel latch doors into bedroom three, cloakroom and:

UTILITY/LAUNDRY AREA  Timber work surface with recess beneath and plumbing for washing machine with space for dryer.  Coat hooks.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Shelving.  LED down lighters.  

CLOAKROOM  White suite comprising wash hand basin with metro tiled splash back and low level WC.  Ceramic tiled flooring.  Obscure glazed window to rear aspect.  

BEDROOM THREE  Long picture window with views over the rear garden. Exposed floorboards.  Exposed purlin.  Walk-in dressing area with alcoves to either side, one with rail and light above.  Folding glass door into tiled enclosure with Mira shower.

FAMILY BATHROOM  Exposed framework to one wall.  Two small pane windows to rear aspect.  White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end, wall mounted shower to other end, fully tiled surround and curtain rail.  Wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, spot light above.  Low level WC.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Profile ceiling.  Spot light.

FIRST FLOOR

BEDROOM ONE  (Dual aspect double bedroom)  Beautiful exposed framework, queen post truss, purlins and wall plates.  Small pane windows to front and rear aspect.  Wide exposed floorboards.  Spot lights.  Built-in full height double wardrobe with separate walk-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM TWO (Dual aspect double bedroom)  Exposed truss and purlins.  Two built-in full height wardrobe cupboards.  Wide rustic exposed floorboards.  Small-pane windows to either side aspect.  Spot lights.

FOOT OF STAIRCASE (TWO)  Worn brick flooring and exposed framework.  Turning staircase with window to gable end wall rising to a latch door into bedroom four.  Cupboard housing meter/fuse box.

BEDROOM FOUR  Exposed wide floorboards.  Exposed framework to one wall.  Two small-pane windows to gable end overlooking garden.  Small access to loft space.  Spot lights.  Alcove/wardrobe cupboard.

OUTSIDE

Pedestrian access off lane.  Brick paved path leading to front entrance porch.  Front garden to either side comprising lawn and flower and shrub borders.  Specimen tree.  The front boundary is enclose by tall privet hedging.  Wide splayed opening further along the lane onto a generous gravelled drive.

DRIVE  Providing ample private off-road parking.  Attractive brick walling and fencing at boundaries.  Movement-sensor lighting.  Side gate to lower patio area and garden.

GARAGE/WORKSHOP  Constructed of brick elevations beneath a slate roof  Personnel door and windows garden and lower patio aspects.  Light and powe.r

MAIN GARDEN   Extends to the rear and one side of the cottage and has been attractively landscaped in recent years.  Tall tile capped cob wall to rear boundary.  Large Indian sandstone paved terrace at the rear of the property, enclosed by curved brick retaining walls, ideal for entertaining.  Outside power connections and cabling to cob wall perimeter for external up-lighting.  Large lawn with surrounding herbaceous borders containing a good variety of flowers, shrubs, herbs and specimen trees including a row of five mature pleached Hornbeams.  Two old Apple trees.  Copper Maple.  Photinia.  Further Indian sandstone terrace area behind garage/workshop.

FORMER APPLE STORE  Circular structure constructed of rustic yew elevations beneath a thatched roof (in need of repair).  Currently used as a home office. Light and power connected.  Wood-decked floor.  Window to side.   

Concrete hard-standing with recently installed timber garden shed.  Recently renewed heavy duty oil tank, screened by trellis.

SERVICES     

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

DIRECTIONS     Post code:  SO20 8AH

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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.
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