Kings Somborne, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
An exciting opportunity to acquire this attractive linked cottage offering spacious accommodation in need of modernisation together with an adjoining ancillary two bedroom attached cottage in need of complete renovation, with plenty of off-road parking and detached double garage
Willowmead comprises a spacious three bedroom linked cottage with an adjoining ancillary two bedroom attached cottage in need of complete renovation which is connected to one other property. The main cottage has a spacious reception hall and cloakroom, dual aspect sitting room with fireplace, dining/family room and kitchen with larder. On the first floor there is a similarly spacious landing, three good size double bedrooms and bathroom. The ancillary cottage has been uninhabited for decades but offers a purchaser scope to create a guest cottage/holiday let, subject to obtaining any required consents. Outside there is a spacious driveway providing plenty of parking, a brick under tile double garage and compact areas of garden to the front and either side of the property.
The property is situated near the centre of the village of King’s Somborne which offers everyday facilities including a Post Office/store, primary school, church and public house, all within a short walk. The picturesque town of Stockbridge, traversed by the River Test, is just five minutes away to north and offers a variety of shops, Post Office, hotels and public houses, tea rooms/restaurants, churches, a doctors’ surgery and primary and secondary schools. The abbey town of Romsey is approximately seven miles to the south, and the cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are both within a half hour drive. There are also excellent road links to London and the West Country via the M3 and A303 and also to the South Coast.
Small pane glazed door into tiled ENTRANCE PORCH Windows to either side aspect. Shelving. Seat with boot storage beneath. Tiled floor. Panelled door into:
SUBSTANTIAL RECEPTION HALL Three pendant light points. Open tread staircase with balustrade to side rising to first floor. Two windows to front aspect. Aluminium framed double glazed door to rear aspect opening into courtyard garden. Shelved cupboard and cloaks cupboard. Panel doors to sitting room, dining/family room, kitchen and cloakroom
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with tiled splash back. Cloaks hanging with shelving above. Window to front aspect. Ceiling light point.
SITTING ROOM (Cosy dual aspect reception room) Open fireplace with granite hearth and display sill over. Recess to either side of chimney breast with shelving. Wall lights. Windows to front and rear aspect.
DINING / LIVING ROOM (Good size reception room) Quarry tiled floor. Large small pane effect picture window overlooking courtyard garden. Pendant light point. Former fireplace (closed and not in use). Open doorway into:
KITCHEN Stainless steel sink unit in roll top work surface with tiled splash back. High and low level cupboards and drawers. Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Picture window to side aspect with view toward paddock land. Shelving. Free-standing Belling cooker. Larder/pantry with shelving, light and meter/fuse box. Fluorescent strip light. Door to reception hall.
LONG LANDING Balustrade with decorative wrought iron work overlooking stairwell. Two windows to front and further window to rear
Aspect. Hatch into loft space. Two pendant light points. Cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion and slatted shelving. Further shelved cupboard. Doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
BEDROOM ONE (Dual aspect double bedroom) Windows to front and rear aspect. Space for double bed with built-in wardrobe cupboards to either side of chimney breast. Pendant light point.
BEDROOM TWO (Large double bedroom) Window to side aspect overlooking rear courtyard garden. Pendant light point. Exposed chimney breast with display sill to side, cupboard to opposite side.
BEDROOM THREE (Double bedroom) Window to side aspect overlooking paddock land. Corner basin with glass splash back, cupboard beneath, mirror fronted cupboard and light above. Pendant light point.
BATHROOM Matching suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment. Part tiled walls. Mirror fronted cabinet. Window overlooking paddock land.
Panel door from courtyard leads into:
POTENTIAL SITTING ROOM Small pane iron window to front aspect.
Open brick fireplace. Brick/part quarry tiled floor. Ceiling light point. Latch door into
POTENTIAL KITCHEN Window to rear aspect. Ceiling light point. Corner staircase rising to first floor with understairs cupboard.
SMALL LANDING Exposed floorboards. Panel latch door into:
POTENTIAL BEDROOM ONE (Substantial double bedroom) Exposed chimney breast. Low ceiling. Iron window to side aspect overlooking courtyard garden.
POTENTIAL BEDROOM TWO (Small double bedroom) Small pane window overlooking paddock land. Wall light point. Timber panelling to one wall screening staircase.
Splayed access off village road through wide opening onto a generous ‘U’ shaped gravelled driveway providing ample parking. The front garden is retained by curved brick walling. Level central lawn area with well stocked surrounding borders. The southern boundary is screened by hedging, northern boundary by mature apple trees in raised borders stocked with shrubs and perennials.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE Brick construction beneath a tiled roof. Twin up and over doors to front, window to side. Light and power connected.
Path leads round to the northern side of the house to a patio area. External oil fired boiler. Step up onto narrow lawn, enclosed at the rear boundary by post and wire fencing affording views over paddock. Wide access to opposite side of cottage. Oil tank. Access into:
ATTRACTIVE COURTYARD GARDEN Comprises a paved terrace enclosed by well stocked borders and lawn, also with colourful well stocked surrounding borders. Well in one corner. The courtyard is enclosed on one side by brick/block walling and at the end by timber fencing with trellis above.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
DIRECTIONS POST CODE SO20 6PH.
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