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Houghton, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20

1 bedroom

A well presented ground floor maisonette with a private courtyard style garden and a large communal garden of about one third of an acre, shared with just three neighbouring properties, situated within this highly sought after village close to Stockbridge

Property Details


A ground floor maisonette within a block of four, constructed of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof which is set well back from the village lane and stands within large communal gardens and grounds of just over one third of an acre with the benefit of a parking space.  


The property is situated in the highly sought after village of Houghton, which has delightful walks traversing the River Test and on to the renowned Test Way.  There is also an excellent recently renovated public house/restaurant (The Boot) and a church.  Further facilities can be found in the neighbouring town of Stockbridge (two miles) which offers a variety of shops, a Post Office, hotels, restaurants and public houses, churches, a doctor’s surgery and primary and secondary schools.  The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are both within a twenty minute drive, and the A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country.


Pitched covered ENTRANCE PORCH  Supported by decorative wrought iron gallows brackets.  Overhead light with sensor.  Brick step up to part obscure glazed UPVC door leading into:

ENTRANCE HALL  Ceiling light point.  Wall mounted electric heater.  Stone effect vinyl flooring.  Panelled doors to sitting/dining room, bedroom, bathroom and deep understairs cupboard providing storage.  Half obscure glazed panelled door into kitchen.

SITTING / DINING ROOM    Attractive open fireplace with raised granite hearth and solid oak mantel piece.  Deep recess to either side of chimney breast.  Picture window to front aspect.  Central ceiling light point with four directional spot lights.  Ceiling coving.  Wall mounted electric heater.  

KITCHEN    Stainless steel sink unit with central mixer tap and drainer to side.  Range of wood effect high and low level cupboards and drawers.  Roll top work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back.  Tiled alcove ideal for free-standing cooker with power point.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Stone effect vinyl flooring.  Recess and plumbing for washing machine/dryer.  Window to rear aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Fuse box and meter cupboard (key meter).

DOUBLE BEDROOM   Picture window to rear aspect overlooking garden and beyond to communal garden.  Deep alcove ideal for free-standing or built-in furniture.  Door to deep cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion and slatted shelving.   Pendant ceiling light point.  Ceiling coving.  

BATHROOM  Modern white suite comprising deep panelled bath widening to one end with corner mixer tap and wall mounted electric wall mounted shower with curved glass screen.  Basin with mixer tap.  Low level WC.  Part tiled walls.  Stone effect vinyl flooring.  Chrome heated towel rail/radiator.  Ceiling light point.  Obscure glazed window to front aspect.  


Large communal garden amounting to about 0.356 acre

The four maisonettes have the tremendous benefit of the use of a large communal garden which is laid mainly to lawn and is well enclosed by mature hedging, timber and wire fencing.  Brick barbecue to one side.

GARDEN  The property is approached from the village road via a track which opens onto a tarmacadam parking area for the block of four maisonettes.  The property benefits from a single parking space.  A concrete path with lawned area to either side leads to a pergola with climbing plants and trellis to side opening into reasonably private area of courtyard style garden, part paved and ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining and entertaining.  Raised slate/scalping border.  Mature conifers and roses.  The garden is well enclosed by picket fencing and climbing plants.  Access to the front entrance porch.  

COMMUNAL GARDEN  Laid mainly to lawn enclosed by tall hedging plants.  Shrub border and mature trees.  Further small area of garden laid to lawn with conifers and shrubs.  Outside tap.  Outside light.

Linked Garden Store   (Half share)  Constructed of brick elevations beneath a flat felt roof. Door to front.   Power connected.


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

LEASE   125 years from the 27 September 1993 (105 years remaining).   Ground Rent: £10.00 per annum (may no longer be payable).

SERVICE CHARGE   £184.00 per year with an additional sewerage charge of about £75.23 per month.  Buildings insurance is also included within this charge.

COUNCIL TAX   Band B.  Council Tax payable for 2017/2018 - £1,199.88.


1.    These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchaser(s) and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. All statements contained
in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Evans & Partridge or the vendors or lessors.
2.    All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use an occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any
intending  purchaser(s) 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.
3.      No person in the employment of Messrs. Evans & Partridge has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Evans & Partridge is the trading name for Armstrong Partridge Limited (Company no. 10437262)

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