Kimpton, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A substantial individual family house providing spacious light and airy accommodation offering scope for improvement in a quiet tucked away location standing in a generous plot of just over 0.3 acres with a southerly rear aspect and attractive secluded mature gardens
A large detached family house situated at the end of a private drive that services a handful of other detached dwellings with the benefit of a large driveway, adjoining double garage and separate single garage. The mature private gardens enjoy a good degree of privacy and there is a summerhouse to the rear boundary. The spacious accommodation comprises an entrance hall, reception hall, large dual aspect drawing room, spacious dining room, study, kitchen with Aga opening into an excellent family/garden room with adjoining utility. There is also a shower room on the ground floor. To the first floor, off a spacious central landing, there are four double bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom, and a good size family bathroom.
The property is situated in a tucked away position at the end of a private drive serving a handful a properties set back from the road in the village of Kimpton which has a public house, church, village hall and primary school. Further facilities are available in the neighbouring village of Weyhill has an excellent new ‘Rosebourne’ garden centre complex with butcher, baker, farm shop and restaurant, church, garage, ‘Pink Olive’ restaurant and two public houses. Andover, approximately 6 miles to the east provides a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities, as well as a mainline railway station with fast services to Waterloo. There is also a mainline railway station in the nearby village of Grateley (Waterloo in about 75 minutes). The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country and the cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are both within approximately twenty five minutes’ drive.
Wide covered ENTRANCE PORCH Overhead down lighters. Wood panelled door with fan light leads into:
ENTRANCE HALL Picture window to side aspect overlooking mature gardens. Ceramic tiled floor. Down lighters. Wide opening into reception hall. Door into:
WET ROOM White suite comprising wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap, mirror above and low level WC. Shower with overhead and hand held attachments. Fully tiled walls and floor with central drain. Two obscure glazed windows to front aspect. Down lighters (one with extractor fan). Towel radiator.
CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Turning staircase with balustrade to either side rises to the first floor. Open area beneath stairs with space for small desk and coat hooks. Parquet flooring. Doors to drawing room, dining room, study and open plan kitchen with adjoining family/garden room. Radiator.
DRAWING ROOM (Large dual aspect reception room) Open fireplace with inset Jetmaster fire with granite surround, hearth and limestone mantelpiece. Wide picture window to front aspect. Glazed patio doors and glazed panels to either side opening onto terrace and rear garden (southerly facing). Parquet flooring. Coving. Wall lights. Radiators.
DINING ROOM (Large dual aspect reception room) Two picture windows to front aspect. Further picture window to side aspect. Wood laminate flooring. Pendant light point. Coving. Radiators. Door to shelved cupboard housing fuse box.
STUDY Wide picture window with views over the mature rear garden. Pendant light point. Coving. Three tall shelved cupboards. Radiator.
LARGE KITCHEN WITH OPENING INTO FAMILY / GARDEN ROOM
Kitchen: Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap with retractable hand held jet and granite drainer. Polished granite work surfaces. Extensive range of high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating deep pan drawers. Oil fired two oven Aga with traditional double hob built into arched alcove with granite sill to one side. Hotpoint four zone induction hob with coloured glass splash back, extractor fan and light within hood above. Integrated fridge/freezer. Integrated dishwasher and bin store. Tall larder style cupboards. Ceramic tiled floor. Down lighters. Sheila Maid. Stable style door into garage. Further door to boiler room housing Grant oil fired boiler with shelving above. Wide access to side of peninsular unit into:
Family/Garden Room: High level sky light to side aspect. Folding glazed doors almost the full width of the room opening onto the patio and garden (southerly facing). Picture window to side aspect. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator. Obscure glazed door into:
UTILITY ROOM (Good size) Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer to side. Range of oak fronted cupboards, drawers and further high level double cupboard. Bosch oven and grill. Roll top work surface. Picture window to rear aspect. Pendant light point. Recess and plumbing for washing machine with space beside for dryer. Ample space for two further fridge/freezers.
SPACIOUS CENTRAL LANDING Balustrade continues creating a gallery area overlooking stairwell. Access to loft space via hatch. Dormer window to front aspect. Access to eaves storage via low door. Two pendant light points. Doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
MASTER BEDROOM (Spacious double bedroom) Picture window to rear aspect. Sliding doors into double wardrobe cupboard. Further door into cupboard housing pressurised unvented hot water cylinder with shelf above. Coving. Radiator. Door into:
EN SUITE BATHROOM White suite comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Part tiled walls. Window to rear aspect. Strip light/shaver socket. Ceiling light point. Coving. Radiator with towel rail over.
BEDROOM TWO (Large dual aspect double bedroom) Dormer window to front aspect. Further window to side aspect. Alcove with wash hand basin with tiled splash back, mirror with strip light/shaver socket above, glass shelf to side. Open fronted wardrobe adjacent with hanging rail and shelf. Pendant light point. Eaves storage areas. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE (Large double bedroom) Wide picture window to the front aspect. Wall light. Sliding doors into double wardrobe cupboard. Alcove to side, ideal for dressing table. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR (Double bedroom) Picture window to overlooking rear garden. Sliding doors into wardrobe cupboard. Wall light. Radiator.
LARGE FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising cast iron bath with tiled sill to side, mixer tap to end, large mirror above. Ceramic wash hand basin with mixer tap set into wide tiled sill. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Large glass/tiled shower enclosure with overhead and hand held attachments. Ceramic tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Two windows to rear aspect overlooking main garden. Down lighters. Towel radiator. Shaver socket.
The property is situated at the end of a private tarmacadam driveway serving a handful of other large detached properties. Opening within mature hedging onto a generous Cotswold stone driveway extending and widening in front of the house providing ample parking and turning space. An extended area of driveway leads to:
DETACHED GARAGE / WORKSHOP Constructed of brick elevations beneath a profile roof. Up and over door to front.
Substantial linked DOUBLE GARAGE / WORKSHOP Linked to side of house. Electric up and over door to front. Light and power connected. UPVC double glazed patio doors to rear opening into the garden.
FRONT GARDEN Well enclosed by tall fencing, trees and hedging plants. To the opposite side of the house there is a mature side garden laid to level lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders and central magnolia tree. Fruit trees. Garden shed. Aluminium greenhouse. Wrought iron gate within brick arch and brick walling to either side opening into:
REAR GARDEN Brick paved path through rose and lavender garden, clematis clad pergola opening into the garden which is a salient feature of this well situated property (southerly facing). Large central lawn with split level paved terraces extending to the rear of the property Fabulous borders containing an abundance of flowers, roses, shrubs and specimen trees. Contorted willow. Mature hedging.
Attractive SUMMERHOUSE with hipped shingle roof, power and light. Small wildlife pond. Large area beneath mature horse chestnut trees currently used for chickens. Soft fruit cage.
Mains water and electricity. 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 northerly direction on the A3057, passing through Leckford. On the outskirts of Andover turn left onto the A303. Take the second exit and at the roundabout follow the signs to Weyhill and the A342. Continue through Weyhill and at the small roundabout take the second exit, signposted Ludgershall. Continue for approximately one mile and take the turning left signposted to Fyfield and Kimpton. Proceed through Fyfield and on to Kimpton. In the centre of the village, take the turning on the left signed to the Welcome Stranger. Continue until just before the pub where the entrance to the private lane will be seen on the left hand side.
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