Penton Mewsey, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

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Penton Mewsey, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

An attractive and beautifully built individual detached family house featuring an impressive grand dining hall with double height ceiling and galleried landing above, standing in a good size mature garden, quietly located on the edge of this sought after village with views to the front over farmland and paddocks to the rear

**A small area of paddock approaching a quarter of an acre immediately adjoining the rear garden is available by separate negotiation for £45,000.  Additional land may also be available to purchase**


A modern detached house constructed of Flemish bond Michelmersh brick elevations with a decorative dentil course under the eaves, beneath a slate roof with cast iron guttering and down pipes and featuring large double glazed sash windows.  The spacious accommodation extends to nearly 2,500 sq ft.  There are front and rear porches, a back hall with cloakroom, an elegant dual aspect drawing room with adjoining room, grand central dining hall with open fireplace, double height ceiling and impressive galleried landing above, large kitchen/breakfast room with Aga and adjoining utility.  To the first floor there is a principal bedroom with dressing area and en suite, three further bedrooms and family bathroom.  Outside the property has an impressive gated entrance, plenty of parking and a barn style double car port with adjoining workshop.  The house is surrounded by mature gardens with paddocks to the rear and views over farmland to the front.  There is also scope to extend the ground behind the property by purchasing a section of adjoining paddock for £45,000.  Further land may also be available to purchase.


The property is situated along a quiet lane on the edge of the highly sought after village of Penton Mewsey which has a church, public house, bus services, cricket and tennis clubs, stables, and a village hall.  In the nearby villages, Hatherden has a primary school and Weyhill has a range of facilities, including a restaurant and shop, a beautiful church, a garage, the Pink Olive restaurant and two public houses.  In the restored Fair Ground there is a craft centre and the excellent Rosebourne Garden Centre complex is nearby.  The town of Andover, just 3 miles away, offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to London (Waterloo is just over the hour).   Access to the A303 is about a mile away, providing excellent routes to London on the one hand and the West Country on the other.  The cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are around 20 miles away, Newbury is 17 miles to the north and Basingstoke 25 miles away to the east.  The New Forest and South Coast can be reached in about an hour.  


Leaded PORCH  on gallows brackets.  Lantern style light.  Part glazed/panelled door into:

GRAND DINING HALL  (Fine reception room)  Turning staircase with detailed balustrade to side rising to an impressive galleried landing with double height ceiling and central chandelier.  Wall light points.  Open fireplace with polished granite hearth and inset surround, painted cast iron mantelpiece.  Two sash windows to front aspect overlooking garden to farmland beyond.  Detailed ceiling coving and deep skirting boards.  Lamp ring with central switch.  Traditional style radiators.  Panel doors to drawing room, farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room and rear hall.

DRAWING ROOM  (Large dual aspect reception room)  Open brick fireplace housing cast iron stove with slate hearth and hand-carved limed pine surround.  Recess to either side of chimney breast, one with built-in cupboards with shelving above.  Sash window to front aspect with views towards farmland.  Further window to rear aspect overlooking garden and across the adjoining paddocks.  Detailed ceiling coving and deep skirting boards.  Lamp ring with central switch.  LED down lighters.  Glazed double doors and full height glazing to either side opening into:  

GARDEN ROOM  Constructed of brick plinths supporting timber frame double glazed elevations beneath a pitched glass roof with decorative ties, two opening vents and pendant light point.  Terracotta tiled floor.  Power points.  Two traditional style radiators.

FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM  (Large triple aspect room)  Sash windows to front, side and rear aspects.  Quarry tiled floor.  Recess beneath chamfered oak beam housing oil fired two oven Aga with traditional double hob and electric two oven companion unit to side with ceramic hob.  Belfast style sink unit with mixer tap.  Timber edged work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back.  Range of high and low level cupboards, drawers and shelving by John Lewis of Hungerford.  Integrated Neff dishwasher.  Free-standing Smeg oven and grill.  Coving and deep skirting boards.  Down lighters.  Ample space for large dining and living furniture.  Panel door into:

UTILITY ROOM  Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer set in roll top work surface, cupboards and drawers beneath.  Tiled splashback.  Recess and plumbing for washing machine.  Cupboard housing Worcester oil fired boiler with slatted shelving above.  Quarry tiled floor.  Recess and space for further fridge/freezer.  Sash window to rear aspect with views over garden and paddocks.  Panel door into:

REAR HALL  (The main day-to-day entrance and easily accessed from the parking area)  Quarry tiled floor.  Ceiling light point.  Cloaks cupboard housing fuse box, cupboard above with meter.  Half glazed door to rear garden and parking area.  Panel door into:

CLOAKROOM  High level WC.  Wall hung wash hand basin.  Shelving.  Sash window to rear aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Quarry tiled floor.  Extractor fan.


IMPRESSIVE GALLERIED LANDING   Two sash windows to front aspect with views over the surrounding farmland.  Detailed ceiling coving.  Traditional style radiators.  Doors to bedrooms, family bathroom and cupboard housing Megaflow hot water cylinder with slatted shelving above.  

Large Double Bedroom:  (Dual aspect)  Sash window to front and side aspect.  Coving and deep skirting boards.  Pendant light point.  
Dressing Area:  Hatch into loft.  Pendant light point.  Sash window to rear aspect.  Panel door into:
En Suite Bathroom:  White suite comprising bath with mixer tap and tiled surround.  Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, light and shaver socket above.  Low level WC.  Folding glass door into tiled shower enclosure.  Sash window to rear aspect.  Chrome towel radiator.  Ceiling light point.  Extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO  (Double bedroom)   Sash window to front aspect with views across farmland.    Twin built-in wardrobe cupboards.  Deep skirting boards.  Pendant light point.

BEDROOM THREE  (Double bedroom)  Sash window to rear aspect.  Twin built-in double wardrobe cupboards.  Pendant light point.  Deep skirting boards.

BEDROOM FOUR  (Double bedroom)  Sash window to rear aspect overlooking garden and paddock.  Ceiling light point.  Deep skirting boards.  Hatch into loft.

FAMILY BATHROOM  Bath with mixer tap and tiled surround.  Oval wash hand basin with granite surround, upstand and mixer tap, cupboard beneath.  Low level WC.  Folding glass door into tiled shower enclosure.  Towel radiator.  Sash window to rear aspect.  Ceiling light point.


Splayed tarmac entrance with curved brick/flint retaining walls to either side.  Wrought iron gates lead onto brick edged shingle driveway with flower and shrub borders to either side, providing comprehensive parking and leading to:

DOUBLE CAR PORT  Pegged oak frame façade constructed of Flemish bond brick plinths supporting timber frame/clad elevations beneath a slate roof.  Parking for two vehicles.  Light and power points.  
Adjoining Workshop  Door to front.  Window to side.  Light and power connected.

A brick edge paved path with terraced areas surrounds the property.  The front garden is level and laid to lawn, enclosed on the front boundary by beech hedging.  Steps descend to the front entrance porch with well stocked surrounding borders with perennials, shrubs, roses, topiary buxus, fig tree and magnolia.  An area of lawn surrounds the garden room and continues to:

REAR GARDEN  Laid to lawn with a central horse chestnut tree.  Further lawn with mature beech trees to opposite end of the car port and workshop.  The garden is enclosed by post and rail fencing at the rear boundary overlooking the adjoining paddocks.  A picket gate gives access onto a small area of paddock approaching a quarter of an acre, which is available by separate negotiation, currently gently sloping permanent pasture and surrounded by further paddocks.


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


Tel.  01264 810702


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 at Agriculture House, High Street, Stockbridge SO20 6HF

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