Longstock, Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
A great opportunity to acquire an end of terrace 1950s house that is offered for sale for the first time standing in a large garden with far reaching views from the rear boundary over adjoining countryside offering scope for improvement and an extension (STPP) situated in this highly sought-after village
An end of terrace house (one of three) constructed of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating. The accommodation comprises hall, living room with fireplace, open plan kitchen/dining room, two double bedrooms and bathroom. The large dual aspect principal bedroom could be divided into two smaller bedrooms (a double and single) if required. The house stands in a large mature garden that rises to the rear boundary where far reaching views are enjoyed over the adjoining countryside.
The property is situated in the quiet sought-after village Longstock, within walking distance of Stockbridge High Street. Longstock is home to the renowned Longstock Water Gardens (with its nursery and John Lewis farm shop) has a public house with notable restaurant, church and village hall, and is surrounded by miles of riverside, country walks and close to Danebury Iron Age Fort. Stockbridge, traversed by the River Test, offers a variety of shops, a Post Office, hotels and public houses, tea rooms (one of which is named after Lillie Langtry), churches, a doctors surgery and primary and secondary schools. It is also home to the Houghton Fishing Club, renowned worldwide as one of the oldest clubs in England, which was founded in 1882. The cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury and the abbey town of Romsey are all within a twenty minute drive, and the A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country. There are also mainline railway stations in Winchester and Andover (both about fifteen minutes’ drive away) as well as Grateley (about ten minutes’ drive) with fast trains to Waterloo.
ENTRANCE PORCH Supported by decorative gallows brackets. Brick step up to UPVC door with decorative leaded obscure glazed panels into:
ENTRANCE HALL Stairs rising to first floor with hand rails to either side. Ceiling light point. Obscure glazed doors into open plan kitchen/dining room and:
LIVING ROOM (Dual aspect) Open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth with inset electric coal effect fire. Picture window to front aspect. Glazed double doors open into rear garden. Pendant light point.
KITCHEN / DINING ROOM Stainless steel sink unit. Roll top work surfaces with tiled splash back. Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers. Free-standing Belling cooker with four ring ceramic hob. Space for upright fridge/freezer and plumbing for washing machine. Space for table and dresser. Windows to front and rear aspect. UPVC half obscure glazed door into garden. Cupboard housing Worcester oil fired boiler with slatted shelving above. Understairs cupboard. Fluorescent strip light. Pendant light point.
LANDING Window to rear aspect overlooking mature rear garden. Pendant light point. Doors to:
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large dual aspect double bedroom. This room was previously divided into two bedrooms, a reasonable single and good double bedroom) Picture window to rear aspect overlooking garden. Further window to front aspect with views across the Test Valley. Built-in furniture the full width of the room comprising dressing table and range of wardrobe cupboards and drawers. Pendant light point.
BEDROOM TWO (Dual aspect double bedroom) Window to front and side aspect. Pendant light point. Loft hatch. Cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion and slatted shelving.
BATHROOM Matching suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, wall mounted shower and folding glass screen. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, both with tiled splashback. Window to rear aspect. Mirror fronted cabinet and shelf below. Ceiling light point.
We understand that there are two parking spaces allocated to the property, accessed off the village lane. The front boundary is enclosed by a curved brick wall. Wrought iron gate and path leads to the front entrance porch.
FRONT GARDEN Paved terrace area to one side of pathway. Side boundary is screened by low picket fencing. Larger area of garden to other side of path laid to gently sloping grass with well stocked borders. The other side boundary is enclosed by mature hedging. Further iron gate leads into:
REAR GARDEN Comprises split level lawned areas with stepping stone paths and crazy paved retaining walls. Timber shed and screened oil tank. Mature fruit trees and Contorted Hazel. Shrubs and specimen trees. The garden slopes up to the rear boundary from where there is stunning open aspect over the adjoining farmland and countryside. Paved terrace area with aluminium frame greenhouse and raised borders. The garden is well screened by fencing and shrubs on the boundaries.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
POST CODE SO20 6DX.
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