Stockbridge, Hampshire So20
An extended semi-detached family house with characterful accommodation featuring an open plan kitchen and garden room area situated on a plot in excess of one third of an acre wth distant views over the Test Valley from the top of the garden. The property is situated on the edge of the town with Stockbridge High Street within a short walk
A semi-detached house, built in 1928 and constructed of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof. The accommodation comprises a reception hall, sitting room and living room (each with fireplace and log burning stove) and an open plan kitchen/dining room with adjoining garden room and cloakroom/laundry area. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and refitted bathroom with separate shower. There is the additional benefit of a garage/workshop, off-road parking and home office/studio. The plot extends to over one third of an acre with a large garden that slopes up and widens at the rear boundary with distant views.
The property is situated on the edge of the town within a short level walk of the High Street and all local amenities, including the Test Way. Stockbridge offers a variety of shops, a Post Office, hotels and public houses, 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. There is also an excellent choice of private schools in the area: Farleigh, Cheam, St Gabriel’s, Winchester College, St Swithun’s and Pilgrims as well as Peter Symonds College in Winchester.
Step up onto wide tiled ENTRANCE PORCH Quarry tiled floor. Lantern style light. Part obscure glazed panelled front door leading into:
RECEPTION HALL Beautiful original quarry tiled patterned floor. Turning staircase with half landing and balustrade to side rising to first floor. Understairs storage cupboard. Window to front aspect. Pendant light point. Coving. Small pane glazed pine doors into open plan kitchen/ breakfast room and living room.
LIVING ROOM Deep bay window to front aspect. Two casement windows to either side aspect with quarry tiled sills. Open brick fireplace housing a small wood burning stove on stone hearth. Recess to either side of chimney breast with wall light point. Pendant light point. Coving. Exposed painted floor boards. Small pane glazed pine double doors opening into:
SITTING ROOM (Attractive dual aspect reception room) Open fireplace with wood burning stove on slate hearth, slate display sill over and recess to either side of chimney breast with wall light points. Picture window to front aspect. Glazed double doors opening onto rear terrace with views up the garden. Exposed pine floor boards. Small pane glazed door leading into:
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / DINING ROOM
KITCHEN Stainless steel double bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Solid pine work surfaces and hand-built pine low level cupboards and drawers. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Recess and plumbing for slim-line dishwasher. Former fireplace with under-counter Hotpoint double oven and grill, pine shelf above. Samsung four ring ceramic hob. Rustic oak floor boards. Large picture window with views up the rear garden.
DINING AREA Oak flooring. Space for family dining table with pendant light point above. Opening into:
GARDEN ROOM Constructed of brick plinths supporting UPVC double glazed elevations beneath a profile glass roof. Views over the garden. Double doors opening onto the decking. Wall lights. Sliding pocket door into:
CLOAKROOM WITH LAUNDRY AREA White wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC. Recess and plumbing for washing machine, shelf above for dryer. Ceiling light point. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect.
CENTRAL LANDING Exposed painted floor boards. Access to loft space via hatch. Pendant light point. Doors to:
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large light and airy double bedroom) Full height bay window to front aspect with glorious distant views up the Test Valley and casement windows to either side aspect, all with quarry tiled sills. Exposed painted floor boards. Open fireplace with slate hearth (not in use). Recess to either side of chimney breast. Pendant light point.
BEDROOM TWO (Large double bedroom) Picture window with quarry tiled sill and views up the rear garden. Chimney breast with alcoves to either side. Exposed painted floor boards.
BEDROOM THREE (Small double bedroom) Window to rear aspect with quarry tiled sill overlooking garden. Exposed painted floor boards. Pendant light point.
FAMILY BATHROOM (Recently replaced) White suite comprising short bath with mixer tap and fully tiled surround. Contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath. Low level WC with concealed cistern, mirror fronted cabinet above. Large frameless glass enclosure with power shower and hand held attachments. Shaver socket. Obscure glazed window to front aspect. Led down lighters. Tiled floor and walls. Towel radiator.
Access off the village road. Wide steps rise to the property and its immediate attached neighbour with privet and flower border to one side retained by flint walling. The front garden comprises a generous decked area with garden store, shrub and flower borders leading onto a level area of lawn enclosed by mixed hedging. Wide steps descend to a gated gravelled driveway providing off-road parking and leading to the single garage/workshop. External oil fired boiler.
SINGLE GARAGE / WORKSHOP Constructed of timber clad elevations beneath a profile roof. Light and power connected.
A gate to the side of the property leads past a heavy duty oil tank and bike storage area and into rear garden.
HOME OFFICE / STUDIO Timber frame and clad elevations beneath a profile roof. Fully insulated. Light and power connected. Shelving and desk area.
Decked area extends to the rear of the property accessed form the sitting room and garden room. Painted block retained raised border, well stocked with a great variety of flowers and shrubs. Steps to one side ascend to:
MAIN REAR GARDEN Substantial area comprising sloping lawns with level tiered areas with views over the top of the house up the Test Valley. Herbaceous border with specimen trees and shrubs.
Wild Upper Garden Area with fruit trees, meadow flowers. Summerhouse.
Top Garden Mature Ash trees. Further decked area and tree house (in need of repair). The garden is well screened with fencing. Post and wire and stock fencing to the rear boundary allowing views over the immediately adjoining farmland. Timber shed.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. 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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Evans & Partridge is the trading name for Armstrong Partridge Ltd
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Registered in England at Agriculture House, High Street, Stockbridge SO20 6HF