Ibthorpe, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

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Ibthorpe, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

A charming period cottage that has been recently renovated, tastefully modernised and re-thatched with a good size southerly facing garden and detached small barn/cart shed offering scope for conversion (STPP) situated within the Bourne Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty


A recently renovated and modernised Grade II listed cottage, constructed of cream-washed brick/brick and flint elevations, under a re-thatched roof.  The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, dual aspect sitting room, open plan dual aspect kitchen/dining room, study/third bedroom and bathroom.  To the first floor there is a large dual aspect principal bedroom, second bedroom and shower room.  There is a good size garden with a southerly rear aspect and views over paddock as well as a period barn/former cart shed comprising a high open fronted cart shed and good size workshop with hay loft above offering scope for conversation into ancillary accommodation or for those working from home, subject to obtaining all the required consents.


The property is situated in the sought-after hamlet of Ibthorpe.  The nearby village of Hurstbourne Tarrant has a store/Post Office, church, primary school, and a public house with restaurant and B&B.  A comprehensive range of shopping, educational, cultural and leisure facilities can be found in Newbury (11 miles), Andover (6 miles), and the cathedral city of Winchester (22 miles).  There are frequent trains from nearby Whitchurch and Andover to London (Waterloo), taking 65-75 minutes.  The M3, M4, A34 and A303 offer fast routes to London, Oxford and the North, the South Coast and the West Country.


Covered ENTRANCE PORCH  Wood panelled front door with high level obscure glazed panel leads into:

ENTRANCE HALL   Oak flooring.  Access to small loft space via hatch.  Pendant light point.  Shelved storage cupboard.  High level cupboard concealing meter/fuse box.  Radiator.  Wide opening into the open plan kitchen/dining room.  Panelled doors to family bathroom and bedroom three/study.

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / DINING ROOM  (Spacious light and airy dual aspect room)  Newly fitted kitchen comprising 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer.  Long marble effect work surfaces with similar upstand.  Range of under-counter cupboards, drawers and shelving. Integrated under-counter Bosch oven and grill with four ring induction hob above.  Under-counter fridge, freezer and integrated dishwasher.  Former fireplace with exposed brickwork to either side, beam above.  Chamfered central ceiling timber.  Exposed framework to one wall.  Oak flooring.  Space for table.  Picture windows to front and rear aspect (front with window seat).  Radiator.  LED down lighters.  Wall lights.  Staircase with balustrade to side rising to first floor.  Part glazed door to front elevation.  Opening within exposed framework into:

SITTING ROOM   (Dual aspect)  Small pane picture window to front and side aspect.  Oak flooring.  Exposed framework to one elevation on exposed brick plinth.  LED down lighters.  Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE / STUDY  Vaulted ceiling and LED down lighters.  Low glazed double doors with similar glazed panels to either side opening onto rear courtyard and terrace.  Oak flooring.  Radiator.

BATHROOM  (Fully refitted)  White suite comprising panelled bath with marble effect sill to one side.  Wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap.  Low level WC.  Pebble effect vinyl flooring.  Contemporary upright radiator.  Windows to rear and side aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.  Arched alcove with quarry tiled floor providing space for washing machine with room above to stack dryer.


SPLIT LEVEL CENTRAL LANDING  Pendant light point.  Low door into storage cupboard.  Ledged and braced panelled latch doors to bedrooms one, two and shower room.

BEDROOM ONE  (Spacious dual aspect double bedroom)  Open fireplace with quarry tiled hearth (not in use).  Exposed truss, wall plates, purlins and collar.  Eyebrow window to front aspect with attractive views over grazing land and countryside.  Further window to rear aspect.  Built-in wardrobe cupboard.  Further built-in cupboard to side of chimney breast.  Pendant light point.  Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO   (Double bedroom)  Window to gable end.  Pendant light point.  Radiator.

SHOWER ROOM  White suite comprising basin with mixer tap and low level WC.  Quadrant glass/marble effect enclosure housing shower with overhead and hand held attachments.  Extractor fan.  Towel radiator.  Ceiling light point.  Pebble effect vinyl flooring.


Brick paved frontage, ideal for potted plants and trees.  Dropped kerb and vehicular access onto Cotswold stone driveway to one side of property providing parking for four vehicles and access to the cart shed/barn

SMALL DETACHED BARN / CART SHED  Constructed of brick and flint elevations beneath a slate room.  Open fronted car port with high vaulted ceiling (formerly a cart shed).  Ladder rises to latch door within elm panelling into hay loft above workshop.

WORKSHOP  Latch door to front aspect.  Window to side aspect.  Exposed brick and flint internal walls.  Agent’s Note:  this offers great scope for conversion, subject to any required consents.

Wide Cotswold stone path leads round to the rear of the property.  

REAR GARDEN  Sleeper retained sandstone terrace.  Large lawned area extending behind the barn and side of the cottage, enclosed to the rear by timber post and rail fencing with attractive views over the adjoining paddock land.  Raised oil tank screened by trellis.


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


From Stockbridge proceed in a northerly direction on the A3057 to Andover. Once in the town, take the A343, passing under the railway bridge, proceed through Enham Alamein and continue down the hill into Hurstbourne Tarrant. Turn left towards Ibthorpe and Vernham Dean. Continue along this road and on entering Ibthorpe the cottage will be found on the left hand side.

Tel.  01264  810702    www.evansandpartridge.co.uk


1.  These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers 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 and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers 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 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)
Registered in England at Agriculture House, High Street, Stockbridge SO20 6H

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