Houghton, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
A large detached chalet style family home with four/five double bedrooms, garage and car port offering scope and potential for improvement, standing in a well enclosed garden with generous parking, situated along a no-through lane in the heart of this popular village
A detached chalet bungalow constructed of mainly brick elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of a garage/workshop and car port. The accommodation that offers scope and potential for improvement and modernisation, comprises a large enclosed porch, inner hall with cloaks storage and cloakroom, large central reception hall, open plan dual aspect living/dining room with fireplace and kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining utility. There are three further ground floor rooms that could be used as double bedrooms or additional reception rooms, as well as a bathroom. On the first floor there is a spacious central landing, two double bedrooms, shower room and four substantial walk-in eaves storage cupboards. The property stands in a mature well enclosed garden with plenty of off-road parking available to the front.
The property is quietly situated along a no-through lane in Houghton with delightful walks nearby traversing the River Test and on to the renowned Test Way. There is also an excellent public house/restaurant (The Boot) with its barbecue area and gardens running down to the river Test and All Saints church dating back to the 12th Century. 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.
Aluminium frame glazed door leading into:
Enclosed ENTRANCE PORCH Brick/glazed elevations beneath a tiled roof. Quarry tiled floor. Lantern style light. Twin wood panel doors with part obscure glazed decorative panels lead into:
ENTRANCE HALL Oak parquet flooring. Pendant light point. Coving. Decorative obscure glazed double doors opening into large central reception hall. Radiator. Panelled doors into cloaks cupboard with automatic light, hanging rail, coat hooks and parquet flooring. Further similar door into:
CLOAKROOM Matching suite comprising wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC. Oak parquet flooring. Obscure glazed window to front aspect. Pendant light point.
LARGE CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Turning open tread hardwood/beech staircase with half landing and turned style balustrade to either side rising to first floor and galleried landing above. Ceiling light point. Coving. Glazed double doors with oak frame/glazed panelling to side and above leading into living/dining room. Further panelled doors into kitchen/breakfast room, bedrooms one, four and five, family bathroom and deep cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion and storage. Radiator.
LIVING / DINING ROOM (Large dual aspect room) Jetmaster open fire with contemporary oak mantelpiece, stone insert surround and hearth. Bay window to side aspect. Sliding glazed patio door and window to side opening onto patio and rear garden. Central ceiling light point. Wall light points. Coving. Two radiators.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Stainless steel two bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers. Belling free-standing double oven with grill and four ring hob. Separate four ring calor gas hob with aluminium cover. Work surfaces with tiled splash back. Ceramic tiled floor. Space for table. Worcester oil fired boiler. Fluorescent strip lighting. Picture window to side aspect. Internal picture window to front aspect with view through utility to driveway. Coving. Door into shelved pantry. Radiator with display sill over. Panelled door into:
UTILITY ROOM Space for two fridge/freezers. Plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. Ceramic tiled floor. Window to front aspect. Fluorescent strip light. Door into shelved cupboard with light and window. Part glazed door to car port and driveway.
BEDROOM ONE (Large dual aspect double bedroom) Sliding patio door and window to side leading onto patio and garden. Further window to side aspect. Range of built-in bedroom furniture comprising full height wardrobe cupboards. Pendant light point. Coving. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR (Dual aspect double bedroom) Picture window to front aspect. Further window to side aspect. Pendant light point. Coving. Radiator.
BEDROOM FIVE (Double bedroom) Built-in double wardrobe cupboard. Window to side aspect. Pendant light point. Coving. Radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising panelled bath with fully tiled surround, mixer tap/hand held shower attachment with wall mounting and glass shower screen. Twin wash hand basins with double cupboard beneath, sill to either side, mirror front cabinet and bevelled edge mirror with strip light/shaver socket above. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Ceramic tiled walls. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. Radiator.
SUBSTANTIAL CENTRAL LANDING Turned style balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Large dormer with window to side aspect. Access to loft space via hatch. Doors to bedrooms two, three and family shower room. Three further doors into substantial walk-in storage cupboards extending beneath the eaves. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Window to front aspect. Pendant light point. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE (Double bedroom) Picture window to rear aspect. Pendant light point. Radiator. Door into substantial walk-in storage area extending beneath the eaves with light.
SMALL SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising corner wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Corner glass/tiled enclosure with Mira Advance electric shower. Window to side aspect. Chrome towel radiator. LED down lighter.
Splayed tarmacadam drive off Stevens Drove between mature hedging over cattle grid onto a large gravelled driveway providing comprehensive parking and turning space. The front boundary is well enclosed by tall mixed mature hedging. Narrow verge to one side of driveway with flowers, shrubs, lilac and mature trees. To the other side there is a level area of lawn, three staddlestones and side boundary is enclosed by mature laurel hedging.
SINGLE GARAGE / WORKSHOP Electric roller door front. Window and personnel door to side. Light and power connected.
CAR PORT Double doors to rear.
Concrete path with border and grassed area to side leads round side of property into:
REAR GARDEN Comprises a paved terrace the full width of the property. Curved path with brick retain flower and shrub borders to either side rises an upper area of grass, well enclosed by tall mature hedging plants and trees. Larch tree. Laurel. Apple trees. Magnolia. To the other side of the property there is a large timber storage shed. Greenhouse. Coal stores. Hardstanding.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. 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) along the High Street. After passing over the River Test, turn left, signposted Houghton. Continue for approximately two miles into the village, passing The Boot public house on the left. Proceed through the village, turn right Stevens Drove and the property will be found on the left hand side.
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