Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
A unique five bedroom detached family house with accommodation arranged over three floors and an interesting multi-level garden featuring a large elevated area enjoying stunning panoramic views over the Test Valley, situated on the edge of Stockbridge, within level walking distance of the High Street
A detached family house constructed of colour-washed elevations beneath a slate roof. The accommodation comprises entrance porch and hall, large open plan kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining dining and living areas, utility, boot room and integral workshop/former garage. There are also two double bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a substantial open plan dual aspect living room with fireplace and views to the west as well as a particularly large principal bedroom with split level bathroom. Two further bedrooms and an additional bathroom can be found on the second floor. Outside there is parking to the front of the property. The main interesting multi-level garden extends to the rear and comprises a sheltered courtyard terrace with heated Endless pool at ground level and an upper decked garden accessed from the living room. The largest area of garden is located at the top of the bank with wildlife pond, fruit cages and a shepherd’s hut, all with stunning far reaching views over rolling countryside.
The property is quietly situated on the edge of Stockbridge within a short level walk of the High Street and close to The Common providing walks next to the River Test. Stockbridge offers a broad variety of independent shops, a Post Office, hotels and bars, tea rooms/restaurants, churches, a doctors’ surgery and primary and secondary schools. The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester 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.
Block paved step. Painted panel door with decorative leaded glazing leading into:
ENTRANCE PORCH Small pane double glazed windows to front and side aspect. Down lighters. Quarry tiled floor. Alcove for bench. Antique pine panel door with leaded glazed lights into:
CENTRAL HALL Rustic oak flooring. Picture rail. Pendant light point. Staircase rising to first floor. Radiator within decorative case. Panel doors into family room, kitchen/breakfast room with dining area, bedrooms two, three and family bathroom one.
FAMILY ROOM (Large reception room) Folding aluminium frame double glazed doors to side aspect opening onto small terrace area. Oak flooring. Coving. Wall light points. Substantial opening into kitchen/ breakfast room with adjoining dining area.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Polished granite work surface with similar upstand. Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating double fronted shelved larder and under-counter tray storage. Rangemaster 110 range comprising two ovens, grill, warming area and six zone ceramic hob set into tiled alcove with panelling and shelf above. Integrated eye level Neff microwave. Integrated dishwasher. Central Iroko topped island with breakfast bar to one side, integrated day fridge, cupboards and drawers beneath. Pendant light points. Oak flooring. Velux light to rear aspect. Panel door into utility/boot room. Space-saving radiator.
Dining Area Ample space for large table. Large windows and glazed double doors opening onto lower rear courtyard garden and pool. Large lantern above and down lighters. Oak flooring.
UTILITY ROOM Ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer set into long roll top work surface with oak fronted cupboards beneath, recess and plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. Ample space for fridge and freezer. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator with clothes hanging above. Picture window to rear aspect. Coat hooks. Half glazed door to rear terrace/pool area. Panel door INTO:
BOOT ROOM Oak block top/bar area. Ample shoe/boot storage. Down lighters. Door into:
WORKSHOP / STORE (Former garage) Electric remotely operated door to front. Sliding doors concealing built-in storage. LED down lighter. Screened bike store. Painted concrete floor. High level storage.
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Painted brick fireplace with sill above (not in use). Recess to either side of chimney breast. Picture window to front aspect. Wall lights.
BEDROOM THREE (Double bedroom) Picture window to the front aspect. Oak flooring. Wall lights.
FAMILY BATHROOM ONE Panel bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment with fully tiled surround and shower curtain rail. Wash hand basin set in long tiled sill, cupboards beneath. Low level WC. Part T&G panelling to walls. Wall lights. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. Large cupboard housing pressurised Megaflow hot water cylinder with expansion tank, water softener, shelving and light.
Chamfered oak balustrade overlooking stairwell. Pendant light point. Second turning staircase with half landing and similar balustrade rises to second floor.
SUBSTANTIAL DUAL ASPECT LIVING ROOM Open fireplace with cast iron oil fired stove on tiled hearth with oak mantel above. Two small pane picture windows to front aspect affording glorious views over the rooftops across the Test Valley toward rolling farmland and countryside. Further picture window to rear aspect. Glazed door with glazed panel to side opening onto upper decked garden. Wall light points. Panel door into:
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE (Large double bedroom) Cast iron fireplace (not in use) with recess to either side. Small pane picture window to front aspect with far reaching country views. Wall light points including bed side lighting. Two built-in double wardrobe cupboards.
SPLIT LEVEL EN SUITE BATHROOM Lower level with white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, glass tiled splash back and mirror fronted cabinet above. Low level WC. Curved step into upper area with sunken double ended bath with central tap and tiled surround. Corner glass/tiled shower enclosure. Obscure glazed picture window to rear aspect. Upright towel radiator. Down lighters.
LANDING Turned style balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Panel door to bedrooms four, five and cupboard. Folding door into family bathroom two.
BEDROOM FOUR (Double bedroom) Skeiling ceiling. Two Velux lights to rear aspect, one to front aspect with far reaching views across the Test Valley. Oak effect flooring. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard. LED down lighters.
BEDROOM FIVE (Single bedroom) Velux lights to front and rear aspect. Oak effect flooring. LED down lighters. Door into eaves storage with light.
FAMILY BATHROOM TWO (Compact) White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap/hand held shower attachment with wall mounting, fully tiled surround and glass shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back, light above. Low level WC. Glass shelf with cupboard above. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect. LED down lighter.
The property fronts onto Old London Road. Wide access onto herringbone block paved parking area for two large vehicles with electric vehicle charging point. Further unrestricted parking available along the road. One side boundary is screened by fencing. Covered bin and log store. To the opposite side the front of the house is screened by pillared wrought iron railings with well stocked shrub borders. Gate and path to front entrance. Pollarded Wild Cherry tree.
THE REAR GARDENS
Lower Terrace/Courtyard and Pool Area Well enclosed and sheltered. Large paved terrace. Raised composite deck with inset endless pool with air source heat pump and spa area to end, enclosed by solid timber fencing. Borders with perennials, shrubs and ferns. Further larger air source heat pump providing heating and hot water for the house (installed about two years ago). Door into storage area beneath upper deck. Paved steps with inset tiles rises to:
Upper Deck Garden (Accessed from the first floor living room) Composite deck with pergola to either side enclosed by decorative wrought iron and balustrade. Curved brick wall to rear with steps to terrace with raised borders and specimen trees. Further timber steps rise up a chalk bank surrounded with an abundance of ferns, plants and trees to:
Top Deck Garden Gravel path and steps dissect wild flower borders beneath timber arch into:
Upper Paddock Garden Laid to gently sloping grass, enclosed by post and rail fencing. Wildlife pond enclosed by fencing. Soft fruit cage. Aluminium frame greenhouse. Aviary. Two storage sheds. Fruit trees.
STATIC SHEPHERD’S HUT Positioned at highest point on rear boundary with log burning stove, stable door to end and double doors to side affording breath-taking panoramic views over the Test Valley.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
DIRECTIONS POST CODE SO20 6EL.
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