Chestnut Avenue, Andover, Hampshire Sp10
A large individual detached five bedroom family house with a good size mature garden situated along a well-regarded road on the southern edge of Andover and close to Rooksbury Mill Lakes and Nature Reserve
A large detached family house with the benefit of photo voltaic panels and a good size mature south easterly facing rear garden. The spacious family accommodation comprises a reception hall, living room with fireplace, separate dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with large adjoining utility/boot room and cloakroom, and door to an integral garage. There is great scope to re-model this area creating an open plan kitchen with bi-fold doors leading onto the terrace and main garden. To the first floor there are five good size bedrooms, serviced by two family bathrooms. The south easterly facing mature rear garden is a particular feature of the property with an interesting variety of specimen trees and also kitchen and upper garden areas that extend behind the neighbouring property’s garden. Access to the garden is also possible from the privately owned track at the rear that runs parallel with Chestnut Avenue.
The property is situated in an extremely popular residential area within easy walking distance of Andover town centre. Anton Junior School is also within a short walk as is Rooksbury Mill Lakes and Nature Reserve. Andover offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational, medical and leisure facilities, including a newly constructed Leisure Centre as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to Waterloo in just over the hour. The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country and the picturesque town of Stockbridge, traversed by the renowned River Test, is approximately 9 miles away. The cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are both within 30 minutes’ drive, as is Basingstoke.
ENTRANCE PORCH Exposed brick pier to one side. Paved floor. Overhead light. Rustic oak door with high level obscure glazed panels leading into:
LARGE RECEPTION HALL Iroko staircase with central runner and obscure glazed balustrade to one side rises to a half landing which splits and continues to the first floor. Folding door into understairs storage cupboard. Shelved cupboard. Parquet flooring. Pendant light point. Built-in cloaks cupboard with hanging rail, shelf and boot/shoe storage beneath. Obscure glazed window to front aspect. Part obscure glazed timber panel doors into living room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room.
LIVING ROOM (Large dual aspect reception room) Open fireplace with stone hearth (currently not in use) Recess to either side of chimney breast, one with built-in pine dresser with display shelving, cupboard beneath. Picture window to rear aspect with views over the mature well stocked garden. Further window to side aspect. Two pendant light points. Parquet flooring.
DINING ROOM (Dual aspect reception room) Fireplace with coal effect gas fire, ceramic tiled hearth, inset tiled surround and display. Picture window to front aspect. Further window to side aspect. Extensive built-in shelving. Parquet flooring. Ceiling light point.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Granite effect roll top work surfaces with tiled splash backs. Extensive range of oak fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers including doors into a shelved pantry. Eye level Stoves double oven and grill. Five ring gas hob with cooker hood above. Integrated under-counter fridge. Peninsular breakfast bar with tiled splash back. Ceramic tiled floor. Picture window overlooking main rear garden. LED down lighters. Glazed door into:
INNER HALLWAY Ceramic tiled floor. Ceiling light point. Wide opening into large utility/boot room. Panel doors into integral garage and walk-in larder with ceramic tiled floor, shelving, window and light.
EXTENDED KITCHEN / LARGE UTILITY Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Marble effect roll top work surfaces with tiled splash back. Range of high and low oak fronted cupboards and drawers. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Potterton wall hung mains gas fired boiler. Window with view through pergola to rear garden. Part obscure glazed door to garden. Ceramic tiled floor. Fluorescent strip light. Panel door into:
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising wall hung basin with tiled splash back and low level WC. Ceramic tiled floor. Obscure glazed window. Ceiling light point. Mirror fronted cabinet.
LARGE INTEGRAL GARAGE / WORKSHOP Long single bay with remotely operated electric roller door leading onto driveway. Fluorescent strip lighting. Window to side aspect. Fuse box. Plant for photo-voltaic roof panels.
FIRST FLOOR Staircase divides:
LANDING ONE Pendant light point. Access via ladder into partly boarded loft. Panel doors to bedrooms one, two and five, family bathroom one and airing cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion and slatted shelving.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large dual aspect double bedroom) Picture window to front aspect overlooking impressive magnolia, holly and blossom trees. Further window to side aspect. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard. Pendant light point.
BEDROOM TWO (Large double bedroom) Picture window with views over the rear garden. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard and two single cupboards. Pendant light points. Pull cord for garden floodlight.
BEDROOM FIVE (Large single bedroom) Window to front aspect. Built-in double and single cupboards. Shelving. Ceiling light point.
FAMILY BATHROOM ONE White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment. Wash hand basin within wash stand, cupboard beneath. Low level WC. Corner shower enclosure. Obscure glazed window. Chrome towel radiator. Mirror fronted cabinet. Ceiling light point.
BEDROOM THREE (Large double bedroom) Dormer window to front aspect. Down lighters. Door into eaves storage.
BEDROOM FOUR (Large double bedroom) Dormer window to rear aspect. Down lighters. Low door into eaves storage.
FAMILY BATHROOM TWO White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, mirror with light/shaver socket above. Low level WC. Tiled shower enclosure. Tiled floor. Obscure glazed window. Down lighters. Extractor fan.
Twin wrought iron gates on brick piers open onto a tarmacadam driveway widening in front of the house providing parking and access to the garage with lantern style lights to either side, and front entrance porch. Low curved brick wall divides the driveway and front garden which is laid to grass, screened to the front by privet hedging and to the sides by high timber fencing. Magnolia, holly, cherry and old apple trees. Gated access on both side of house into:
GOOD SIZE REAR GARDEN This is a particular feature of the property and comprises a wide paved patio the full width of the rear of the house. Stone/paved terrace with wisteria covered pergola. The main area of garden is level and laid to lawn with substantial borders well-stocked with an interesting variety of specimen trees and shrubs.
Kitchen Garden Area Comprising two large greenhouses, well-built garden store with electricity, large soft fruit/vegetable bed and aviary. Access between two contorted hazels through wisteria covered pergola into:
Upper Garden (Extending behind the neighbouring property’s garden) Level area laid to lawn with well stocked beds and variety of trees including three large mature apple. Compost bin area. All well screened by hedging/fencing.
All mains services connected. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
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