St Mary Bourne, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A beautifully presented Victorian terrace cottage offering spacious well appointed accommodation with great character together with a landscaped garden and home office/studio, situated within a small terrace of cottages set well back from the road with an open rural aspect to the front
An attractive mid terrace Victorian cottage constructed of brick elevations beneath a slate roof. The property has been extended to the rear at ground level and the roof space has been converted into a dual aspect loft room, accessed via an open tread staircase from the first floor landing. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, stunning dual aspect open plan reception room with sitting and dining areas both with fireplaces (one with wood burning stove), an excellent open plan kitchen with adjoining breakfast area and a side hall/utility area with cloakroom. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms, both with Victorian fireplaces and family bathroom with shower. On the second floor there is a dual aspect loft room. The well-stocked garden with home office/studio lies to the rear of the property and there is also the benefit of three off-road parking spaces.
The property is located on the very edge of the village of St Mary Bourne, within a short walk of the Bourne Valley Inn public house. The village, which is renowned for its many period houses and cottages and the surrounding undulating countryside, has a primary school (Ofsted Outstanding), doctor’s surgery, church, modern village hall, a Post Office and shop, as well as two public houses and recreation ground with cricket pitch. The nearby towns of Andover (about five miles distant) and Newbury offer fast mainline rail services to Waterloo and Paddington respectively, together with a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities. An excellent rail service to Waterloo is also available from Whitchurch, about three miles distant. The cathedral city of Winchester is approximately twenty minutes’ drive away. The A34 and A303 roads and M3 and M4 motorways are all within easy reach.
ENTRANCE PORCH Tiled roof. Exposed chamfered posts. Window to side aspect. Storage shelves. Coir matting. Spot light with sensor. Panel door with high level obscure glazing leads into:
ENTRANCE HALL Pendant light point. Coving. Cupboard concealing meter/fuse box. Exposed floor boards. Decorative low level panelling to one wall. Half glazed door into:
STUNNING DUAL ASPECT SITTING / DINING ROOM
Part divided by two oak posts supporting chamfered rustic beam above.
Sitting room Open brick fireplace housing cast iron log burning stove on slate hearth. Recesses to either side of chimney breast, one with high level display shelving. Large oak sash window to front aspect with glorious open uninterrupted view across water meadow and countryside. Deep skirting boards. Exposed floor boards. Pendant light point. Thermostat.
Dining Area Deep skirting boards and exposed floor boards. Window to rear aspect. Pendant light point. Open fireplace (currently not in use) with decorative tiled hearth. Recess to either side of chimney breast. Pitch pine panel door to concealing staircase rising to first floor. Low folding door to understairs storage cupboard. Rustic latch door into:
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN WITH ADJOINING BREAKFAST AREA Featuring rustic brick flooring throughout.
Kitchen Large Belfast style double sink unit with mixer tap. Solid oak work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back. Range of cream Shaker style high and low level cupboards and drawers with display shelving. Contemporary Smeg range comprising two ovens, grill and five ring ceramic hob. Extractor fan and light within hood above. Space and plumbing for slim-line dishwasher. Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Eye level Candy stainless steel microwave oven. Space and plumbing for upright fridge/freezer. Water softener.
Breakfast Area High profile ceiling. Exposed timbers. Large Velux light to rear aspect. Bi-folding doors opening onto terrace with views down the rear garden. Arched alcove with display shelf. Further long shelf. Brick floor. Sheila Maid. Small pane glazed door into:
SIDE HALL / UTILITY Glazed double doors to outside. Grant oil fired boiler with rustic oak sill above. Space for dryer. LED spot lights. Bamboo effect flooring. Panel door into:
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with miniature metro tiled splash back, mixer tap, cupboard beneath. Low level WC. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. LED down lighter.
FIRST FLOOR Box display shelving to side of staircase leading up to:
LANDING Turned style balustrade overlooking stairwell. Secondary open tread pine staircase with balustrade to side rising to second floor. Ceiling light point with three spot lights. Panel doors to bedrooms and family bathroom.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Good size double bedroom) Cast iron Victorian fireplace (not in use). Recess to either side of chimney breast, one with concealed hanging area. Large oak sash window to front aspect with glorious uninterrupted open views over water meadow and towards woodland to one side. Pendant light point. Floating shelf above bed area with reading light points. Floating bedside shelves.
BEDROOM TWO (Good size double bedroom) Victorian cast iron fireplace (not in use). Recess to either side of chimney breast. Exposed pine floor boards. Window to rear aspect. Pendant light point.
FAMILY BATHROOM (Good size and well appointed) White suite comprising double ended bath with central mixer tap/hand held shower attachment and tiled surround with sill to one end. Wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splash back and mirror fronted cabinet above with lights. Low level WC. Corner glass/tiled enclosure with Grohe shower with overhead and hand held attachments. LED down lighters. Storage cupboards. Small pane window to rear aspect. Limed oak effect flooring. Towel rail/radiator.
SECOND FLOOR Velux light and wall light above staircase.
SMALL LANDING AREA Pine panel door into:
LOFT ROOM (Dual aspect) Two Velux light to front aspect with open views. Further similar window to rear aspect. Built-in cupboards. Access into eaves storage area. Wall light point.
Opening off village lane onto a gravelled track leading to Southview Terrace, extending into a larger area where there is an allocated parking space to the front as well as two further allocated spaces and garden storage shed located at the end of the terrace.
REAR GARDEN Gravelled walkway extends round to the utility doors. Full width block paved terrace area with sleeper retained herb border to one side. Woven hazel gate and right of way passing the neighbouring property out to the parking area. Level lawned area divided by block paved path with well stocked border to one side and ornamental Bay tree. This area is screened to one side by woven fencing and to the other by laurel, bamboo and hedging. Wild flowering cherry tree. Further block paved terrace area to rear boundary with view towards paddock.
HOME OFFICE / STUDIO (About 3.3m x 2.1m max, dual aspect, constructed by present owners) Timber clad elevations beneath a pitched shingle roof. Two full height casement windows and glazed door to side aspect. Fully insulated. Picture window to rear aspect with space for desk. Shelving. Limed oak effect flooring. Electrical panel heater. Ample power points.
Garden shed. Oil tank concealed by woven hazel panels. Screened wheelie bin area.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
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