Broughton, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
A well presented detached period house with a large garage/workshop and private level garden, steeped in character and situated in the heart of this highly sought after village offering a range of amenities within level walking distance.
A large detached Grade II Listed house, believed in part to date back to the 16th Century, constructed of attractive brick elevations with some exposed framework beneath a tiled roof. The accommodation, which extends to nearly 3,000 sq ft is tastefully presented throughout and has been sympathetically improved and updated over the last decade including a recent extension to provide an excellent utility/boot room. Additional benefits include a private garden with two patio areas, a summerhouse and a screened kitchen garden, large garage/workshop with vaulted ceiling, kitchen with four oven Aga and granite work surfaces, good ceiling heights, numerous exposed beams and timbers, seven fireplaces, oil fired central heating with radiators and a superb wine cellar and basement.
The property is situated in heart of the village of Broughton offers everyday amenities including a Community Post Office/store, doctors’ surgery, village hall, church, public house, Thai restaurant/second pub and a primary school. Situated on the Clarendon Way footpath, there is excellent walking in the surrounding countryside and on the renowned 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 REACREATION 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.
Outside light. Corner tiled PORCH Fine old door leading into:
RECEPTION HALL Ornate hand made oval window with central bulls eye to front aspect. Ceiling timbers. High level case concealing meter/fuse box. Door into:
LARGE SITTING ROOM Rubbed brick edged inglenook fireplace with central cast iron wood burning stove, internal seat and display sills, brick hearth. Exposed wooden floor boards. Numerous exposed ceiling timbers. Small pane picture window to side aspect. High level leaded window within exposed framework with view through to formal dining room. Door into inner hall. Opening to turning staircase to first floor. Opening into passageway. Ledged and braced latch door into:
STUDY Decorative corner fireplace (not in use). Exposed framework to one elevation. Small pane window to side aspect.
PASSAGEWAY Internal part glazed door. Full height oak frame casement windows to rear aspect overlooking patio and garden. Framework and beams. Slate flooring. Door into formal dining room. Door and steps descending into cellar and basement. Wide opening into utility.
FORMAL DINING ROOM (A large impressive room) Large corner window to front aspect. Further window to same aspect (both with blinds). Attractive brick fireplaces to either end of room. Numerous ceiling beams and timbers. Exposed wooden floor boards and frame work to one elevation. Door to entrance hall (not in use).
INNER HALLWAY Beams. Part obscure glazed door into kitchen/breakfast room. Ledged panelled door into cloakroom.
KITCHEN WITH SEPARATE BREAKFAST / INFORMAL DINING AREA
Kitchen: Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit with granite drainer to side and mixer tap. Range of cupboards and drawers. Polished granite work surfaces. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Recess and plumbing for dishwasher. Four oven Aga (oil fired two oven Aga with two hobs, electric unit comprising two ovens with ceramic warming plate over). Beams and framework. Terracotta tiled flooring. Stable style door opening onto rear garden. High level window to rear aspect. Wide picture window to side aspect. Opening to side of peninsular and through exposed framework into:
Breakfast/Informal Dining Area: Exposed timbers and framework to one wall. Small pane window with views over the rear garden. Terracotta tiled flooring. Open fireplace (not in use).
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin on decorative wash stand with drawer and shelf beneath. Low level WC. Ceramic tiled flooring. Window to side aspect. Beams and framework. Electric radiator.
UTILITY / BOOT ROOM Circular stainless steel sink unit with ‘Franke’ mixer tap set in polished concrete work surface with ceramic tiled splash back and high gloss grey cupboards above and below. Slate flooring. Vaulted ceiling with exposed oak rafters
and beam. ‘Sheila Maid’. Window to rear aspect. Part glazed door to outside. Slate flooring with under floor heating. Exposed elm boarding to one elevation. Panelled door into large attached barn style garage.
Brick steps descend to:
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Hallway: Low door into basement. Heavy cast iron gate leading into:
Wine Cellar: Fitted with wine boxing and shelving. Light and power connected.
Basement: Split level. Central brick pier.
SPLIT LEVEL LANDING Diamond leaded window to side aspect. Exposed beams and studding. Balustrade overlooking stairwell. Exposed floor boards. Fine old latch door into master bedroom suite, opening within framework into inner landing/upper sitting room.
UPPER SITTING ROOM Former fireplace (not in use) with exposed beam over, brick hearth. High ceilings. High dormer window to rear aspect. Exposed framework and beams. Fine wide exposed floor boards (thought to be an original feature). Large corner shelved linen cupboard. Opening into inner landing. Doors to bedroom three and bathroom.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
Hallway: Wide exposed floor boards. Door into shelved cupboard. Latched doors into luxury en suite shower room and bedroom.
Bedroom: (Large double bedroom) Attractive brick fireplace (not in use). Wide exposed floor boards. High level leaded window to front aspect. Exposed wall plate and framework. Panelled door into walk-in cupboard with light.
En Suite Shower Room: White suite comprising traditional wash hand basin standing on chrome stand, glass shelf beneath, central mixer tap. Low level WC. Curved double glass doors into large fully tiled enclosure housing shower, tiled sill. Ceramic tiled flooring. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail/radiator.
INNER LANDING Floor boards. Access to loft space via hatch. Panelled doors into bedrooms two and four.
BEDROOM TWO (Split level room)
Lower Study/Dressing Area: Dormer window to rear aspect overlooking garden. Built-in cupboard. Step up to side of ornate timber into:
Double bedroom: Dormer window to rear aspect. Exposed framework to wall. Access to loft space via hatch.
BEDROOM THREE Window to side aspect. Exposed purlins and wall plate. Two built-in double cupboards with central open area between. Small corner brick fireplace (not in use). Access to loft space via hatch.
BEDROOM FOUR Wide exposed floor boards. Window to side aspect. Exposed purlins. Alcove with built-in storage and display sill over.
CONTEMPORAY FAMILY BATHROOM Contemporary modern bath with corner mixer tap. Large glass/tiled enclosure housing shower. Wash hand basin on chrome stand. Low level WC. Ceramic tiled flooring. Exposed beams and framework. Window to side aspect. Heated towel rail/radiator.
LARGE ATTACHED BARN STYLE GARAGE / WORKSHOP Double doors to front. Exposed framework and vaulted ceiling. Feature gable end with exposed chalk block, flints and lathe and plaster area. Light and power connected.
The property fronts onto the High Street. Shrub borders with Yew and Wisteria. Brick paved area in front of entrance porch. Gate from Rectory Lane into rear garden.
MAIN GARDEN Lies to the rear of the property and comprises a brick paved courtyard style patio area with shrub and plant borders. Steps rise onto a level lawned area surrounding by wide shaped borders containing an interesting variety of flowers, plants, mature shrubs, specimen trees and an ancient apple tree. Ornamental pond.
The garden enjoys a good deal of privacy, being well screened on all sides by mature hedging. Attractive L-shaped brick wall with inset arched timber gate which screens a vegetable garden comprising 3 long raised beds. Greenhouse. Two timber stores.
Further brick paved patio area to rear corner boundary which enjoys late summer sunshine and is ideal for barbecues and ‘al fresco’ eating. Summerhouse constructed of timber/glazed elevations beneath a shingle roof. External oil fired boiler.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (mains available if required). Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
From Stockbridge proceed in a westerly direction (towards Salisbury) on the A30. After approximately 1½ miles turn left sign posted Broughton. Continue to the next junction and turn left into the village. Proceed along the road and the property will be found on the left hand side, before the junction. Parking is in Rectory Lane.
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