Longparish, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A charming Grade II Listed period cottage offering well presented modernised accommodation and tremendous character throughout, together with a good size private mature cottage garden, situated in this highly sought-after village
and within a short level walk of the shop, post office and pub
A semi-detached Grade II Listed cottage that has been extended to provide additional ground floor accommodation. The original cottage has a thatched roof whilst the extension is under tile. The charming characterful accommodation comprises a useful entrance hall, open plan sitting room featuring a beautiful inglenook fireplace with recently installed wood burning stove, and separate dining area, L-shaped kitchen with utility area and stable door leading out onto the terrace and garden. Off an inner hallway where the stairs rise to the first floor, there is a second double bedroom, a third single bedroom or ideal study and a shower room with underfloor heating. The master bedroom is located on the first floor, which also has an attractive fireplace (although this is not in use) as well as an adjoining dressing room and en suite bathroom. There is a small area of off-road parking to the front of the cottage bordering the lane whilst the main cottage garden, which is well enclosed and enjoys a good degree of privacy, extends to the rear with a split level terrace and useful workshop.
The property is situated in the heart of Longparish, a highly sought-after village with an excellent community life. The village offers everyday amenities including a shop/Post Office, primary school and playing field, village hall with active calendar, church, public house with restaurant, bus service and extensive riverside walks. The reputable Farleigh School is only a 12 minute drive away, whilst Marlborough College is a 40 minute drive. The town of Whitchurch (6 miles) has a mainline railway station providing fast services to Waterloo in 70 minutes. Andover is 5 miles to the west, whilst Winchester, Southampton and Newbury are all within a 15-25 minute drive and offer a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities. The A303 is close at hand providing convenient road access to the West Country, to London via the M3, and to the North and South Coast via the A34.
PORCH Lantern style light. Wood panel front door with decorative glazed panel into:
ENTRANCE HALL Leaded window to side aspect. Exposed brick walls. Down lighter. Coir matting. Panelled door opening into:
SITTING / DINING ROOM
Sitting Area: Beautiful brick inglenook fireplace with large Fireline cast iron log burning stove on quarry tiled hearth with substantial exposed beam above, arched display alcove and bread oven. To one side of the chimney breast is a deep alcove with display shelf. Oak flooring. Exposed beams, timbers and joists. Exposed framework to one wall. Two windows to front aspect. Latch door into kitchen. Traditional radiator. Wall lights. Access to either side of exposed upright timber into:
Dining Area: Attractive exposed framework to one wall with inset exposed brick panels. Exposed beams and timbers and further exposed framework to side wall. Oak flooring. Pendant light point. Wall light.
KITCHEN WITH ADJOINING UTILITY AREA (L-shaped and offering scope for further units, if required)
Kitchen: Ceramic Belfast sink unit with mixer tap. Range of high and low level cream cupboards and drawers incorporating bevel edged glazed display cabinets and under-counter basket drawers. Solid beech butcher block work surfaces with decorative ceramic tiled splash back. Under-counter Stoves double oven and grill with Stoves four ring ceramic hob above. Recess for upright fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for slim-line dishwasher. Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Potterton oil fired boiler. Terracotta tiled floor. Exposed ceiling beams. Two ceiling light points with spot lights. Windows to rear and side aspect overlooking gardens. Hatch to loft. Ledged and braced panelled door into inner hall. Opening into:
Utility Area: Terracotta tiled floor. Exposed framework to one wall. Low level sill to front of window to rear aspect with cupboard beneath, tall storage cupboard to side. Space for further units, if required. Stable door with leaded glazed panel opening onto rear terrace and garden.
INNER HALL Turning staircase with rustic timber balustrade to one side rising to first floor. Low door into understairs storage cupboard. Reclaimed exposed decorative beams and timbers. Wall light. Traditional radiator. Panelled doors to bedroom two, bedroom three/study and shower room.
BEDROOM TWO (Good size double bedroom) Attractive bay window with views over the rear garden. Decorative reclaimed exposed ceiling timbers and beams. Wall lights. Traditional radiator.
BEDROOM THREE / STUDY (L-shaped) Decorative exposed ceiling beams and timbers. Window to front aspect. Wall lights. Meter/fuse box. Traditional radiator.
SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and low level WC, both with tiled splash back, mirror above, louvre fronted cupboard and shaver socket. Glass door into tiled shower enclosure. Ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating. Low traditional radiator with towel rail over. LED down lighters. Obscure glazed window to side aspect.
STAIRWELL Wall light. High door into storage cupboard housing insulated hot water cylinder, storage area to one side. Ledged and braced latch door into master bedroom suite.
MASTER BEDROOM (Large double bedroom) Beautiful brick fireplace (not in use) with brick hearth, beam above and deep recess to one side with exposed framework and shelving. Small pane window to front aspect. Pendant light point. Exposed framework to one wall. Traditional radiator. Latch doors to en suite bathroom and dressing room.
DRESSING ROOM Window to front aspect. Two hanging rails. Box shelving. Traditional radiator. Ceiling spot light.
EN SUITE BATHROOM White suite comprising Heritage pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with wooden seat. Timber clad bath with ceramic tiled splash back, mixer tap/hand held shower attachment to one end. Long pine display sill. T&G panelling to walls. Circular mirror with light above. Small traditional radiator. Internal leaded obscure glazed window through to dressing room. Access to loft space via hatch.
Wide access off village lane with box hedging to either side onto a Cotswold stone hardstanding with parking for one to two vehicles (end to end, with additional parking on the lane). Rose and shrub border. The side boundary is screened to one side by tall yew hedging and to the other by further box hedging and ivy. Outside lantern style light. Herringbone paved path to entrance porch. Timber gate to side of cottage leads onto a shingle path round the side of the cottage. Raised oil tank. Access into:
REAR GARDEN Split level terrace comprising compact gravel area at lower level accessed from kitchen door. Log store. Water butt. Outside lighting. Steps up to upper level comprising brick edged curved paved patio area, ideal for entertaining and barbecues. Rose and shrub border. Step up onto good size lawn with deep herbaceous borders to either side containing a great variety of flowers and shrubs. Yew tree. Cherry tree. The garden is well enclosed by tall timber fencing and hedging plants. Paved path from the patio leads across the lawn to:
WORKSHOP Gravel patio area to front. Large lean-to log store. Timber construction beneath a profile felt roof. Door and window to front. Light and power connected.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
On arriving at the post code SP11 6PZ from Winchester, continue into the village of Longparish, passing the Cricketers pub on the left, and the property will be found after a very short distance on the right hand side. From the A303 continue all the way through the village and the property will be found on the left hand side just before the Cricketers pub on the right hand side.
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