Vernham Dean, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A most attractive brand new brick and flint cottage (one of a terrace of three) with stunning well appointed accommodation featuring light and airy open plan living, three double bedrooms, large dressing room and two bath/shower rooms, standing within landscaped gardens with the benefit of an open southerly rear aspect overlooking paddock and countryside
Vernham Dean is a highly sought after quiet rural village nestling in the Bourne Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the recent benefit of fibre-optic internet connectivity to the door (FTTP)
Haygarth Ross are renowned local builders responsible for creating some of the most attractive and exciting country properties in the area. Each property within this inspired terrace of just three large cottages, provides stunning light and airy accommodation that extends to over 1,500 sq ft and features a beautiful brick and flint façade beneath an undulating clay tiled roof with eye brow windows and exposed oak rafter feet effectively imitating other period properties that were once thatched. There is limestone flooring with under floor heating throughout the ground floor and radiators to the first floor. Each cottage also has a rear two storey projection featuring full height oak frame glazing to the ground floor within the heart of the open plan living space – ideal as a dining/entertaining area opening onto the terrace and garden which also internally connects the superb kitchen/breakfast room and the separate sitting area with contemporary log burning stove.
The property is situated in the heart of the village of Vernham Dean, a Conservation Area situated within the sought after Bourne Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with excellent walking, riding and cycling in the surrounding countryside. Highclere Castle, a Jacobethan style country house made famous by the award winning drama series Downton Abbey is a mere drive away. Local amenities include a primary school, pre-school, village hall, playing fields and the highly regarded George Inn public house, all within easy walking distance of the property. Shalbourne Store & Post Office, an excellent family run shop, is situated approx five miles from the property and offers a wide range of locally sourced produce and speciality foods. The recently renovated Crown & Anchor pub is also just a short drive away in the village of Ham and offers a vibrant atmosphere and refined rooms. Hungerford, situated just over ten miles away, is a historic market town hosting antique shops along with a range of cafes and restaurants. The Kennet and Avon Canal passes through the town and there are direct links via rail into Paddington (just over one hour). Andover, some eight miles away, offers a comprehensive range of shopping, education and recreational facilities, as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to Waterloo (just over one hour). The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London (via the M3) and the West Country.
Paved approach, wood panel door leading into:
CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Wide coir matting at threshold. Heavy oak frame with internal full height glazing to front and either side aspect. Limestone flooring with underfloor heating. Staircase rising to the first floor. LED down lighters. Panel doors to sitting room, study, open plan kitchen breakfast room leading to dining area and
CLOAKROOM Large picture window to the front aspect. Low level recess with space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Wide wash hand basin with central mixer tap, metro tiled splashback, mirror over and double cupboard beneath. Limestone flooring with underfloor heating. Opening into WC area with low level WC with wooden seat. Fuse box. Extractor fan. LED down lighting in both parts of room.
SITTING ROOM Limestone flooring continues with underfloor heating. Window to the rear aspect affording views over the terrace rear garden and countryside beyond. Contemporary corner Contura wood burning stove. LED down lighters. Door to under stairs storage cupboard. Wide opening into open plan kitchen breakfast room with adjoining dining area.
STUDY Window to front aspect. Limestone flooring with under floor heating. Double doors into cupboard housing plant for heating and hot water system.
DINING AREA Heavy oak frame full height glazing to the complete rear aspect with central double doors opening onto the terrace and garden with country views. Limestone flooring with under floor heating. LED down lighters. Central pendant light point. Opening into:
LUXURY KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Stainless steel sink unit, with central mixer tap and quartz strainer to one side. Long white quartz work surfaces with similar upstand. Comprehensive range of pastel colour washed soft close high and low level cupboards and drawers with brushed steel handles and a range of deep pan drawers. Twin Neff eye level ovens with grill. Separate Neff four zone ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor fan and light above. Integrated dishwasher. Space for recessed upright fridge/freezer. Peninsular breakfast bar. Limestone flooring with underfloor heating. LED down lighters. Wide picture window overlooking the rear garden. Door returning to reception hall.
CENTRAL L-SHAPED LANDING Balustrade overlooking stairwell. LED down lighters. Doors to bedrooms and family bathroom.
MASTER BEDROOM (Double bedroom) Wide picture window to front aspect. Built- in double wardrobe cupboard. LED down lighters. Lamp ring with central switch. Panel door into:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising wide wash hand basin with mixer tap, metro tiled splashback, double cupboard beneath. Low level WC with oak seat. Opening to side of large frameless glass screen into metro tiled wet area with power shower. Amtico flooring. LED down lighters. Chrome towel radiator.
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Wide picture window to the front aspect. LED down lighters.
BEDROOM THREE (Double bedroom) Wide picture window to the rear aspect with views towards paddock and countryside. Access to loft space via a hatch. LED down lighters.
LARGE DRESSING ROOM Wide picture window to the rear aspect overlooking the rear garden and countryside. LED down lighters.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising double ended bath with central mixer tap/hand shower attachment and metro tiled surround. Wide wash hand basin with central mixer tap, tiled splashback, mirror above, double cupboard beneath. Sliding glazed door into frameless large glass/tiled enclosure housing shower. Low level WC with wooden seat. Karndean limed oak effect flooring. LED down lighters. Extractor fan.
Access into courtyard area serving the terrace of three properties onto a block paved driveway providing parking for two to three vehicles. Lawned area and further area of sleeper retained lawn to one side, screened to the front by rendered tile capped walling. Sandstone path leads to the front entrance with lawned areas to either side, enclosed by beech hedging. There is an extended lower area of front garden which is laid to lawn and enclosed to the front by tile capped walling and to the side by brick and flint tile capped walling, partly over hung by neighbour’s walnut tree. Immediately to the front of the property there are sleeper retained gravel and shrub borders. Wide access to side of property onto a shingle walkway with herbaceous border to one side opening onto the main rear garden.
REAR GARDEN Comprises a substantial sandstone terrace extending the full width of the property, screened to the side by beech hedging. Raised lawn retained by attractive curved brick walling with wide central steps from the patio. The garden is well screened to the rear by mature hedging, on one side by a tall fencing and on the other by open post and rail chestnut fencing.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. We understand that the property also benefits from Superfast Broadband. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
From Stockbridge proceed in a Northerly direction on the A3057. On reaching Andover follow the A343 towards Newbury, passing under the railway bridge. Continue through Enham Alamein and down the hill into Hurstbourne Tarrant. At the bottom of the hill, turn left to Upton and Vernham Dean. Upon reaching Vernham Dean the property will be found on the left hand side.
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