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Picket Piece, Andover, Hampshire Sp11

5 bedrooms

A well presented detached five bedroom family house with a two storey rear extension, situated at the back of a well established close of just six large houses in an elevated semi rural position with distant views to the west

Property Details

DESCRIPTION

Tinkers Mount is one of just six substantial family houses built during the mid 1980s situated on a well-established and well kept close, constructed of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of wood effect double glazed windows and doors throughout (except for the personnel door in the garage).  The well-presented accommodation that has been greatly improved by the present owners who have resided there for nearly 20 years, comprises porch, reception hall with cloakroom, living room with open fireplace, distant views and arch into a separate family room, dining room, recently fitted dual aspect study, beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with oak fronted units and granite work surfaces, as well as a separate utility area.  To the first floor there is an impressive master bedroom suite comprising a triple aspect bedroom with views, a large dressing area and en suite shower room, four further good size bedrooms and a large family bathroom with shower.  Outside there is a double garage and an attractively landscaped garden which enjoys a high degree of privacy at the rear and features an interesting former Lynch Gate which has been converted into a sitting area affording distant westerly views.

LOCATION

The property is situated in a semi-rural setting at the highest point along Ox Drove on the edge of Picket Piece located on the eastern outskirts of Andover, on the fringe of the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  There is a nearby village hall, public house with restaurant and a golf driving range.  The town of Andover offers a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities, as well as a main line railway station providing fast services to London (Waterloo in about 65 mins).  The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient road access to London and the West Country.  The nearby town of Whitchurch is located within a ten minute drive and also has a mainline railway station (Waterloo in about one hour).

ACCOMMODATION

Steps rise to wood effect UPVC double glazed door with similar panels to either side leading into:

ENTRANCE PORCH   Constructed of brick elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof.  Two large windows to either side aspect.  Quarry tiled floor.  Wooden clad ceiling.  Down lighters.  Wood panelled front door with high level semi-circular glazed panels and full height obscure glazed panel to side leads into:

RECEPTION HALL  Staircase rising to first floor and galleried landing, exposed balustrade to one side.  Recess beneath stairwell with space for bureau/desk.  Two ceiling light points.  Ceiling coving.  Radiator.  Panelled doors into study, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom.  Open access into inner hall.

CLOAKROOM   White suite comprising ‘Waverley’ wash hand basin and low level WC with wooden seat.  Ceramic tiled flooring.  Part ceramic tiled walls.  Ceiling light point.  Ceiling coving.  Obscure glazed window to front aspect.  Radiator.

INNER HALLWAY  Panelled doors into living room, dining room and study.

LIVING ROOM  (Light and airy dual aspect room)  Open fireplace with inset slate surround, hearth and limestone mantelpiece.  Wide picture window (almost the full width of the room) to front aspect affording distant views over the countryside to Picket Piece and beyond.  Two windows to side aspect.  Small pane glazed double doors open into dining room.  Central ceiling light point.  Ceiling coving.  Two radiators.  Open arch into:

FAMILY ROOM  (Triple aspect)  Sliding patio door and glazed panel to side opening onto patio and garden.  Obscure glazed door to opposite aspect also onto patio.  Picture window to rear aspect.  Ceiling light point.  Ceiling coving.  Radiator.

DINING ROOM  Sliding patio door and window to side opening onto rear patio with views over the garden.  Central ceiling light point with decorative rose.  Decorative coving.  Radiator.

STUDY  (Dual aspect)  Window to front aspect with distant views.  Further window to side aspect.  Bespoke built-in furniture by ‘Hammonds’ comprising two desk areas with box shelving and drawers between, long dresser style unit to opposite wall comprising high glazed display cabinets with book shelving to side, full height cupboard to end and cupboards beneath.  Oak effect ‘Karndean’ flooring. LED down lighters.  Ceiling coving.  Radiator.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM  (Well appointed and beautifully designed and fitted by ‘Saxons of Weyhill’)  Ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit with central mixer tap, drainer to side.  Range of white distressed solid oak fronted high and low level cupboards and drawers with brush chrome handles.  Extensive granite work surfaces with similar upstand, and peninsular breakfast bar to one end. ‘De Dietrich’ three zone induction hob with coloured glass splash back with ‘Bosch’ stainless steel/glass extractor fan and light above, wide pan drawers beneath.  Two ‘Smeg’ ovens, drawers beneath, granite sill above.  Integrated dishwasher.  Bin store.   Ceramic tiled floor.  Picture window with granite sill.  LED down lighters.  Panelled door into double garage.  Open access into:

UTILITY  (Well fitted by ‘Saxons of Weyhill’)  1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drinking water tap.  Water softener in cupboard beneath.  Granite work surface with similar upstand and inset ‘Salter’ scales.  Oak fronted high and low level cupboards.  Window to side aspect.  Recess and plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Contemporary upright space saving matt grey radiator.  LED down lighters.

FIRST FLOOR

LARGE GALLERIED LANDING  Balustrade continues overlooking reception hall.  Two ceiling light points.  Ceiling coving.  Access to loft space via hatch.  Door to deep cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion, slatted shelving above.  Radiator. Doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE  Comprising triple aspect bedroom, substantial dressing room and en suite bathroom.
Bedroom:  Picture windows to rear and side aspect affording open views over the adjoining farmland.  Further window to opposite aspect overlooking rear garden.  Central ceiling light point with three spot lights.  Ceiling coving.  Radiator.  Arch into:
Large Dressing Room:  Alcove ideal for dressing table.  Four built-in full height double wardrobes.  Ceiling light point with spot lights.  Ceiling coving.  Panelled door into:
En Suite Bathroom:  White suite comprising bell ended panelled bath with central mixer tap, fully tiled surround and curved glass screen with power shower to one end.  Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap.  Low level WC.  Ceramic tiled walls with decorative band.  Ceramic tiled floor.  LED down lighters.  Heated towel rail.  Radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO  Picture window to rear aspect with views towards farmland and countryside.  Range of mirror fronted wardrobe cupboards with shelving to end.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Radiator.  

BEDROOM THREE   Picture window to rear aspect with farmland views.  Sliding doors into built-in double wardrobe cupboard.  Pendant ceiling light point.  Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR  Window to front aspect with far reaching distant views. Ceiling light point.  Ceiling coving.  Impressive mural to one wall featuring children’s nursery rhymes.  Ceiling light point.  Ceiling coving.  Radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE  Window to front aspect with distant views.  Ceiling light point.  Ceiling coving.  Radiator.

LARGE FAMILY BATHROOM  White suite comprising bath with mixer tap to one end.  Pedestal wash hand basin with mirror fronted cabinet over and down lighters.  Low level WC. Corner tiled/glass cubicle housing power shower.  ‘Karndean’ flooring.  Part ceramic tiled walls.  Obscure glazed window to front aspect.  Radiator with surrounding heated towel rail, further radiator.  LED down lighters.

OUTSIDE

FRONT GARDEN  A wide splayed tarmacadam entrance leads off Ox Drove onto Ox Drove Rise with a shingle driveway leading to the front and side of the property providing ample parking and access to the double garage.  The front garden comprises a gently sloping lawn to one side with borders containing a variety of bushes and shrubs.  Circular brick retained shrub borders each with an ornamental box tree to either side of entrance porch.  To side of garage a five bar gate gives access onto a paved hard-standing extending beneath a car port providing an additional small parking space. Heavy duty oil tank.  Light point.  External power point.

DOUBLE GARAGE  Twin up and over doors to front.  Concrete base.  Part glazed personnel door to outside.  Fluorescent strip lighting.  Ample power points.  ‘Grant’ oil fired boiler.  

REAR GARDEN   A substantial patio area extends round to the rear of the property, ideal for entertaining with brick barbecue in courtyard setting on the southern side.  Raised borders retained by low brick walls planted with a great variety of flowers, shrubs and specimen trees.  Step up onto gently sloping lawns with inset shrub and flower borders.  Cherry trees.  Fruit trees.  Eucalyptus tree.  The garden enjoys a great deal of privacy and is well enclosed on all sides by tall hedging plants and fencing.  To the rear boundary a sitting area has been created within a feature Lynch Gate under a pitched roof supported by decorative posts with ornate boarding and leaded stained glass windows to either side from where there are distant views towards the west.  Outside tap.  Outside lighting.

SERVICES  

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


VIEWING IS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH EVANS AND PARTRIDGE
Tel.  01264 810702     www.evansandpartridge.co.uk

DISCLAIMER

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)



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