West Tytherley, Near Salisbury, Hampshire Sp5
An attractive detached 3/4 bedroom period cottage believed to date back to the 1500s providing characterful accommodation standing in a mature quarter acre garden with an additonal small paddock (0.38 acres) situated in the heart of this highly sought after Hampshire village
A detached Grade II Listed period cottage constructed with attractive timber frame/brick elevations beneath a tiled roof. The accommodation comprises a reception hall with brick floor, dual aspect sitting room with inglenook fireplace and narrow door into the former smoke bay where rickety old stairs ascend to the first floor dressing room, dual aspect dining/family room (also with fireplace) and a kitchen with space for a small breakfast table. A single story projection to the rear of the cottage, understood to have been the Forge contains a study, utility and shower room – this could be used as ground floor bedroom suite if required. There is also a recently replaced bathroom on the ground floor at the foot of the main stairs. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, an inner landing area off the main bedroom is the means of getting to the third bedroom. Outside the property has the benefit of off-road parking and a small lean-to brick garage. The attractive surrounding gardens and grounds of about 0.26 acres feature a magnificent magnolia tree in the front garden and from the rear garden views are enjoyed over the lower garden and the adjoining small paddock of 0.38 acres that has a separate access.
The property is quietly situated in the picturesque village of West Tytherley which offers a Post Office/store, public house, primary school, church, village hall, recreation ground and play area. The town of Stockbridge on the River Test and the abbey town of Romsey are both some 10 miles distant, and the cathedral city of Salisbury is within approximately 12 miles.
ENTRANCE PORCH Lantern style light. Old oak door with glazed panel leading into:
RECEPTION HALL Worn brick floor. Coir mat at threshold. Exposed beams and timbers. Ceiling light point. Coat hooks. Panel doors to sitting room and dining/family room.
DINING / FAMILY ROOM (Dual aspect) Attractive brick fireplace with brick hearth and exposed timber over. Exposed ceiling timber and post. Half glazed door opening onto rear garden with views towards the paddock and beyond. Small pane picture window to front aspect with shelving below. Wall lights.
SITTING ROOM (Dual aspect) Beautiful wide inglenook fireplace with impressive bressumer above and log burning stove on brick hearth and cast iron door to bread oven, exposed brick chimney breast. Recess to either side of chimney breast, one with latch door into reception hall, the other with narrow door into smoke bay. Small pane picture window with views over the front garden. Further small pane window to rear aspect with views over the paddock to countryside beyond. Exposed ceiling timbers and exposed framework on two walls. Panel door into:
INNER HALLWAY Turning staircase with small window to side aspect rising to first floor. Understairs cupboard. Exposed framework and feature close studded former window with mirror behind. Wall light. Latch doors to kitchen/breakfast room, bedroom four/study and family bathroom.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating glazed display cabinet. Roll top work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back. Indesit free-standing cooker with ceramic hob, extractor fan and light within hood above. Recess and plumbing for dishwasher. Recess for day fridge. Ceramic tiled floor. High ceiling with light point and four spot lights. Window to side aspect. Small pane picture window to front aspect. Velux sky light.
STUDY / BEDROOM FOUR (Dual aspect) Crittal window to side aspect overlooking main garden. Small pane window to opposite aspect. Pendant light point. Exposed beams to one wall. Storage radiator. Latch door into:
UTLITY / BOOT ROOM Half glazed door to rear garden. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, double cupboard beneath. Space and plumbing for washing machine with space for dryer and freezer. High level cupboard. Small pane cast iron window to side aspect. Louvre door into broom cupboard. Storage radiator. Latch door into:
SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap and low level WC, both with tiled surround. Quadrant glass/tiled shower enclosure with Mira Jump shower. Ceramic tiled floor. Window to rear aspect. Down lighters.
FAMILY BATHROOM (Well fitted) White suite comprising Burlington wash hand basin with mixer tap set in roll top surface, mirror and light with sensor above, cupboards below and to end. Panel bath with mixer tap and shower above, glass screen and fully metro-tiled surround. Low level WC. Exposed framework to two walls. Small pane window to front aspect. Radiator with towel rail over. Wall light.
LANDING T&G panelled walling. Exposed framework. Latch doors to bedrooms one and two.
BEDROOM ONE (Large dual aspect double bedroom) Small pane picture window to rear aspect overlooking main garden to paddock and countryside beyond. Further small pane window to front aspect. Exposed framework, wall plates, purlins and braces. Latch door into inner landing/dressing area (leading through to bedroom three).
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Exposed framework, purlin, truss, brace and wall plates. Small pane window to front aspect. Pendant light point.
INNER LANDING / DRESSING AREA Low window to front aspect. Exposed chimney breast. Latch door into smoke bay (also housing boiler and hot water cylinder). Built-in high and low level storage into eaves space. Exposed wide floorboards. Latch door and step down into:
BEDROOM THREE (Double bedroom) Small pane window at gable end. Alcove with basin and mixer tap set in vanity unit with cupboard beneath, tiled surround and strip light above. Door into eaves storage cupboard. Exposed framework.
Double wrought iron gates from village road open onto crazy paved path leading to front entrance porch. Level areas of lawn with flower borders, shrubs and mature Magnolia tree. The front garden is enclosed by box hedging. Vehicular access through box hedging at the gable end of the cottage onto pea shingle driveway with parking for two to three vehicles. Mature apple tree.
SINGLE GARAGE (Lean-to) Brick elevations under a profile tiled roof. Double doors to front. Light and power connected.
SIDE GARDEN Laid to lawn and enclosed with box hedging. Concrete cover over well. LPG tank. Opening into:
ATTRACTIVELY LANDSCAPED SPLIT LEVEL REAR GARDEN
Upper Level Laid to lawn with stone edged ornamental pond. Shrubs and roses. Sloping lawn with steps to side leading down to:
Lower Level Laid to lawn with mature Ash tree and apple tree at rear boundary. Timber garden shed with garden store behind. Vegetable garden. The rear boundary is enclosed by post and wire fencing with five bar pedestrian gate opening onto small paddock amounting to about 0.38 acres enclosed by post/wire fencing and part brick walling to one side. This area has the additional benefit of a separate vehicular access along the rear of the neighbouring properties’ gardens/paddocks and out onto Coach Road.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
POST CODE: SP5 1JX
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