Chilbolton, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
A fully modernised and beautifully presented detached chalet style house with spacious light and airy accommodation and newly replaced kitchen and bathrooms as well as a manageable landscaped garden, situated within a quiet well established close within this highly sought after Test Valley village
A large detached chalet style house with cream washed elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of UPVC double glazing throughout and recently replaced LPG fired central heating. The beautifully presented accommodation comprises a reception hall, large living room with attractive limestone fireplace housing a log burning stove, recently added garden room/conservatory with underfloor heating, study/fourth bedroom and an excellent well-appointed open plan kitchen/dining room. There is also a large double bedroom with fitted bedroom furniture on the ground floor with an adjacent shower room as well as a spacious double garage with a utility area and newly boarded loft space. To the first floor there are two further double bedrooms as well as a bathroom with new Heritage suite. The present owners have re-landscaped the rear southerly facing garden which, whilst manageable, now provides attractive secluded sitting areas. The larger front/side garden is laid to lawn with shrubs.
The property is situated in a corner position in a very quiet well established residential close in the popular village of Chilbolton which offers a variety of local amenities including a Post Office/store, church, village hall and public house. A second public house ‘The Mayfly’ sits on the bank of the River Test and is just a few minutes’ walk away. There are many charming walks from Joys Lane, in the centre of the village, to Chilbolton Common – a designated Area of Special Scientific Interest and a renowned local beauty spot particularly noted for its rich Flora and traversed by the River Test. West Down also a short walk away is ideal for dog walking. There is a reputable primary school in the neighbouring village of Wherwell, approximately 1½ miles away, and the picturesque town of Stockbridge is some four miles distant. Andover, six miles away, offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities, as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to Waterloo. The cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are about fifteen and twenty five minutes’ drive respectively, and the A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country.
Covered ENTRANCE PORCH Outside lantern style light. Crazy paved slate floor. UPVC door with part decorative obscure glazed panels and similar obscured glazed full height panel to one side opening into:
RECEPTION HALL (L-shaped) Staircase with balustrade to one side and bespoke oak balustrade to other side rising to first floor. Open recess beneath staircase. Coving. Pendant light point. Radiator within decorative case. Solid oak doors to living room, study/bedroom four, open plan kitchen/dining room, bedroom two and shower room.
LIVING ROOM (Large long room) Open fireplace with rolled steel wood burning stove on granite hearth, inset granite slips and attractive limestone mantelpiece. Two bay windows to front aspect with deep display sills. Dado rail. Two ceiling light points. Coving. Two radiators. Folding oak double doors leading into:
GARDEN ROOM / CONSERVATORY Constructed of brick plinths supporting UPVC double glazed elevations beneath a pitched glass roof. Bespoke fitted blinds. Glazed double doors opening onto sandstone terrace and rear garden. Underfloor heating. Engineered oak flooring. Radiator. Wall light.
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / DINING ROOM
Luxury Kitchen: (Recently fully replaced) Villeroy & Boch 1½ bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and retractable jet head, incorporating an Insinkerator and granite drainer to side. Polished granite work surfaces with similar upstand. Extensive range of white washed solid oak fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating high level glazed display cabinets and tall double larder style cupboard with pull-out shelving. Classic 100 range style cooker comprising two ovens, grill and five ring induction hob with Rangemaster hood above with extractor fan and light. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Ceramic tiled floor. Large picture window to rear aspect. LED down lighters. Solid oak door into garage with utility area. Full width opening into:
Dining Area: Space for family dining table. Wide bay window to front aspect. Ceramic tiled floor. Coving. LED down lighters. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE (Large double bedroom) Picture window to rear aspect. Fitted bedroom furniture the width of one wall comprising a central dressing table with drawers to either side, high level cupboards above and wardrobe cupboards at either end. Pendant light point. Coving. Radiator.
STUDY / BEDROOM FOUR Window to rear aspect. Ceiling light point with three spot lights. Coving. Radiator.
SHOWER ROOM (Recently refitted) White suite comprising Heritage wash hand basin with long polished granite sill to one side, double cupboard beneath, three drawers to side. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Large corner glass/tiled shower enclosure. Timber effect ceramic tiled flooring with under floor heating. Chrome towel radiator. LED down lighters. Extractor fan. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect.
INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE Substantial space with insulated electric sectional up and over door opening onto the driveway. Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers. Long roll top work surface. Two windows to front aspect. Part obscure glazed door to rear aspect and main garden. Re-skimmed ceiling. Ceiling light point. Large hatch with ladder into substantial insulated and boarded loft space above providing excellent storage.
Utility Area: Roll top work surface with inset ceramic sink, mixer tap and drainer. Recess and plumbing for washing machine with space beside to dryer, cupboard to end. Wall mounted Vaillant LPG fired boiler with fuse box above. Shelving.
LANDING Balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Pendant light point. Access to loft space via hatch. Radiator within decorative case. Doors to bedrooms one, two, family bathroom and large walk-in storage cupboard with light and shelving.
BEDROOM ONE (Spacious double bedroom) Dormer window to front aspect creating large alcove, ideal for dressing table. Built-in double wardrobe. Ceiling light point. Coving. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Picture window to front aspect. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard. Ceiling light point. Coving. Radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM (Recently refitted) White suite comprising panelled double ended Heritage bath with central mixer tap/hand held shower attachment, glass shower screen and integrated shower with overhead rain-head. Heritage wash hand basin set in oak sill with range of cupboards of drawers beneath, mirror fronted cupboard over, further cupboards to either side. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Porcelain tiled walls. Marble effect tiled floor with under floor heating. LED down lighters. Upright chrome towel radiator. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect. Extractor fan.
Wide tarmacadam approach off the Close leading to the double garage and providing comprehensive parking for at least four vehicles. A large area of garden extends to the front and side of the property, laid to lawn with inset shrubs, hedging plants and a Silver Birch. Block paved path leading to entrance porch.
Close boarded gate with fencing to side opens into:
REAR GARDEN (Recently landscaped) Comprises an Indian sandstone terraces linked by meandering Indian sandstone block paved path with ornamental timberwork to either side. Shaped Cotswold stone beds interspersed with an interesting variety of shrubs and plants. Good size seating area to the side of the conservatory, ideal for barbecues and ‘al fresco’ dining enclosed by curved brick wall retaining a flower and shrub border. The rear garden is well enclosed on all sides by tall timber fencing.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
From Stockbridge proceed on the A3057 passing through Leckford. Just before the bridge beside ‘The Mayfly’ public house, turn right into Coley Lane, signposted to Chilbolton. Take the third turning on the right into Drove Road. Proceed up Drove Road and Durnford Close will be found on the left hand side. Continue into the Close and the property will be found on the right hand side.
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