Broughton, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
An attractive individual detached house standing in a level plot of over a fifth of an acre with beautifully landscaped mature gardens, large drive and double garage, quietly situated along a no-through lane on the edge of this highly sought-after village with vibrant community and excellent amenities
A modern detached house constructed with attractive Michelmersh brick elevations beneath a tiled roof together with a brick-built double garage. The well-presented traditional accommodation comprises a porch, large central reception hall, drawing room with fireplace, dining room, study and conservatory. There is a good sized kitchen/breakfast room with Rayburn and an adjoining utility room with walk-in larder. On the first floor there are three large double bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom, as well as a family bathroom. The house sits back from a quiet lane in the village, electric gates open onto a large gravel driveway providing ample parking and leading to the detached double garage. A salient feature of this property is the stunning partly walled landscaped garden that surrounds the house with beautifully stocked borders and an interesting variety of specimen trees.
The property is situated along a quiet no-through lane in the village of Broughton which offers excellent amenities including a Community Post Office/store, doctors’ surgery, village hall, church, public house and primary school. There is excellent walking in the surrounding countryside with access onto the Clarendon Way and Broughton Down. The picturesque town of Stockbridge is about 4 miles away and provides a range of shops, hotels, restaurants, churches and a secondary school. The cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are 12 and 13 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.
SCHOOLING AND RECREATION There is excellent schooling (private and state) in the area in addition to the primary school in Broughton. Stockbridge has primary and secondary schools; Kings and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College are located in Winchester and there are Grammar Schools in Salisbury. Farleigh Preparatory School is within a short drive; other local public schools include Winchester College and St Swithun’s in Winchester, Godolphin, Chafyn Grove and the Cathedral School in Salisbury. There is excellent fishing on the River Test and a golf course in Leckford as well as two in Andover.
Wide tiled ENTRANCE PORCH Exposed chamfered post. Overhead light. Quarry tiled floor. Panelled door with decorative glazed panel and full height windows to one side leading into:
SPACIOUS CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Turning staircase with exposed balustrade to one side rising to first floor. Understairs cupboard. Pendant light point. Coving. Double doors into coat cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Panel door into drawing room. Double sliding pocket doors into dining room with adjoining study. Further panel doors to kitchen/breakfast room and shower room.
DRAWING ROOM (Elegant triple aspect reception room) Open Jetmaster fireplace with polished granite hearth, slate surround and timber mantelpiece. Recess to either side of chimney breast. Glazed double doors with similar glazed panels to either side opening into conservatory with views beyond over the attractively landscaped gardens. Windows to either side aspect. Coving.
CONSERVATORY Constructed of brick plinths supporting timber frame double glazed elevations beneath a pitched glass roof with electric vents to either side aspect. Seagrass carpeting. Central double doors opening onto terrace. Two low long radiators. Beautiful views over the front lawn and flower beds.
DINING ROOM (Dual aspect) Picture window to front aspect. Bay window to side aspect. Central ceiling light point. Wall lights. Coving. Twin built-in corner cupboards with display shelving above. Central arch leads into:
STUDY Picture window to rear aspect with full height built-in shelving to either side. Coving. Ceiling light point.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Long roll top work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back. Comprehensive range of high and low level cupboards and drawers. Oil fired Rayburn Royal with traditional double hob. Electrolux free-standing cooker with two ovens/grill and four ring ceramic hob. Recess and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Oak effect flooring. Picture window to side aspect. Down lighters. Space for dining table. L-shaped pew with shelving above, pendant light point over. Panel door into:
UTILITY / BOILER ROOM Sink unit with mixer tap and drainer set into roll top sill, cupboard beneath. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Trianco oil fired boiler on quarry tiled plinth. Tiled splash back. Shelving. Window to rear aspect. Half glazed door with porch to outside. Oak effect flooring. Panel door into:
LARGE LARDER Extensive shelving and granite cold shelf with drawers beneath. Ceiling light point. Oak effect flooring.
SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC. Corner glass/tiled shower enclosure. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect. Ceiling light point. Coving. Wall light point.
CENTRAL LANDING WITH ADJOINING PASSAGEWAY Turned style balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Substantial picture window to rear aspect. Two ceiling light points. Access to loft space via hatch. Panel doors to bedrooms, bathroom and cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder, fitted immersion and slatted shelving.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE
Hallway Display recess extends beneath eaves. Down lighter. Panel door to en suite bathroom. Open doorway into:
Bedroom (Large double bedroom) Picture window to front aspect overlooking garden. Wall lights. Twin built-in double wardrobe cupboards extending into eaves space. Alcove and door into eaves storage area.
En Suite Bathroom White suite comprising cast iron four claw roll top bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end and tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. High Velux window to side aspect. Wall lights. Chrome towel radiator. Ceiling light point.
BEDROOM TWO (Large double bedroom) Picture window to front aspect overlooking garden. Twin built-in double wardrobe cupboards extending into eaves space. Ceiling light point.
BEDROOM THREE (Large double bedroom) Picture window to side aspect. Built-in single wardrobe cupboard. Low door into eaves storage area. Lamp ring with central switch.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end, glass tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin with glass splash back, glass sill and towel rail to either side. Low level WC. Chrome towel radiator. Obscure glazed window to front aspect. Ceiling light point.
Splayed access off Dixons Lane through electric five bar gate with pedestrian gate to side leading onto a long stone edged shingle driveway providing ample parking and turning. The main landscaped garden lies on the western side of the drive. The eastern side boundary is screened by an attractive low chalk block wall with thatched top with an impressive and beautifully stocked colourful border and central terrace to the front.
DOUBLE GARAGE At the rear of the driveway constructed of brick elevations with twin up and over doors. Light and power connected. Lean-to log store.
Wide paved path leads from driveway with border and topiary hedging to sides leading to the entrance porch and continues round to the main terrace in front of the conservatory.
MAIN GARDEN Lies to the south western side of the house and is beautifully landscaped, comprising shaped level lawn with impressive herbaceous borders and beautiful trees including a Copper Beech and large shaped Yew. The garden is well screened by mixed mature hedging and by capped rendered walling on exposed flint plinths to the side.
Timber garden shed to opposite rear boundary. Path continues to the rear of the house with a raised well stocked border.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating with radiators. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
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