Wherwell, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
An individual detached family house featuring four double bedrooms and a very large open plan kitchen/dining room together with a substantial detached oak frame barn/workshop with potential for conversion to ancillary accommodation, situated in an extremely private and quiet elevated setting at the end of a short track
Winchester 20 minute drive. Stockbridge 8 minute drive.
A detached house constructed with brick elevations beneath a slate roof. The spacious family accommodation comprises a reception hall featuring a lit underfloor well, inner hall and cloakroom, dual aspect sitting and family rooms, substantial kitchen/dining room with Rayburn and adjoining laundry/freezer room. To the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is ample off-road parking as well as a large detached two storey oak frame barn style outbuilding with three phase electricity and wood burning stove, currently used by the present owners as a substantial workshop/studio, with planning permission for conversion into a two bedroom annexe.The generous gardens are extremely well enclosed by mature trees and hedging, affording great privacy.
The property is quietly situated off a gravelled track in Wherwell, a Conservation village renowned for its many period properties and riverside walks, which has a public house, hair salon and primary school. There are charming country walks nearby including one along an unspoilt lane to the fine old church, and another across a long footbridge to The Common and neighbouring village of Chilbolton. The nearby town of Andover offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities, as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to Waterloo. The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country, and the cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are approximately 15 minutes and 25 minutes distant respectively
Paved approach. Substantial timber front door with full height glazing to either side and above leading into:
RECEPTION HALL High ceiling with LED down lighters. Access to loft space. Aperture within floor with steel grate and glass panels providing a dramatic view down the brick and flint lined well with lighting. Meter/fuse box. Step up to glazed door with full height glazed panel to side leading into:
INNER HALL Staircase with oak/glass balustrade rises to first floor, built-in soft close storage beneath. LED down lighters. Radiator. Panelled doors into living room, family room and open plan kitchen/breakfast room. Part obscure glazed door into:
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splash back, bevel edged mirror above, cupboard beneath. Low level WC. Oak flooring. Large window. LED down lighters.
LIVING ROOM (Large dual aspect reception room) Part glazed double doors with open tread steps descend onto front garden with view towards the barn/workshop and farmland beyond. Window to side aspect. Two pendant light points. Three radiators with display sills above.
FAMILY ROOM (Spacious dual aspect reception room) Oak flooring. Picture window to front and side aspect. Pendant light point. Two radiators.
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / DINING ROOM (Substantial dual aspect living space) Kitchen: Ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and granite drainer. Polished granite work surfaces with upstand and window sill. Range of hand-made pastel colour washed high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating tall glazed display cabinets and larder style cupboards. Neff under-counter stainless steel oven with combination oven to side. Integrated dishwasher and under-counter day fridge. Open brick fireplace housing Rayburn oil fired range with double oven, tradition double hob (supplying central heating) on quarry tiled plinth with tiled splash back. Oak flooring. LED down lighters. Picture window overlooking rear garden. Internal window overlooking reception hall. Panelled door with step down into laundry/freezer room. Opening to side of peninsula unit/breakfast bar into:
Family Dining Area: Half glazed double doors onto patio and garden. Deep bay window to side aspect with window seat and storage beneath. Oak flooring. LED down lighters. Two radiators, both with display sills over. Space for large dining table.
LAUNDRY / FREEZER ROOM Space and plumbing for washing machine with room above to stack dryer. Space for upright fridge/freezer with shelving over. Full height cupboards. Ceramic tiled floor. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. Part glazed door to outside.
CENTRAL SPLIT LEVEL LANDING Sky light to side aspect. High ceiling with central pendant light point. Two high level accesses into loft storage areas. Oak/glass balustrade overlooking stairs. Doors to bedrooms and family bathroom.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE (Spacious double bedroom) Comprehensive built-in storage to one wall. Picture window to front aspect with views towards farmland. Central ceiling light point. Panelled door into:
En Suite Shower Room: Contemporary white wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath, mirror and light over. Low level WC. Opening to side of glass screen into wet area with overhead and hand held shower attachments. Porcelain tiled walls and floor. Velux sky light. LED down lighters. Extractor fan. Chrome towel radiator. Underfloor heating.
BEDROOM SUITE TWO Small hallway with door into shower room and opening into good size double bedroom with window to side aspect. Range of wardrobe cupboards. Ceiling light point. Radiator.
En Suite Shower Room: White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath, mirror and light over. Low level WC. Corner glass/tiled enclosure housing overhead and hand held shower attachments. Porcelain tiled walls. Velux sky light. LED down lighters. Extractor fan. Chrome towel radiator.
BEDROOM THREE (Spacious dual aspect double bedroom) Wide bay window to side aspect. Further window to rear aspect overlooking garden. Range of built-in furniture. Ceiling light point.
BEDROOM FOUR (Large dual aspect double bedroom) Window to rear aspect overlooking garden. Velux sky light to side aspect. Fitted bedroom furniture. Ceiling light point. Access to eaves storage space.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising panelled double ended bath with mixer tap, tiled surround and wall mounted shower with glass screen. Contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath, mirror fronted cabinet with light and shaver socket over. Low level WC. Oak flooring. Chrome towel radiator. Window to side aspect. LED down lighters. Extractor fan.
The property enjoys the right of way over a long gravelled track with immediate access onto footpaths and the Test Way. Close boarded double gates lead onto a spacious gravelled driveway widening in front of the barn/workshop providing ample parking and turning, enclosed by a brick retaining wall with flower borders and shrubs. Further gravelled driveway leads off to the side with stepped brick walling to one side leading to the main house. The front garden is mainly laid to sloping lawn interspersed with shrub and flower borders and enjoys a great degree of privacy, enclosed on all sides by tall shrubs, hedging plants and mature trees.
OAK FRAME BARN Substantial building with large pegged oak frame covered lean-to to the front on stone plinths. Twin double doors open into substantial open plan ground floor with windows on three aspects. Pegged oak framework. 3 phase power connection. Log burning stove. Fluorescent strip lights. Turning open tread staircase rises to first floor. The present owners have started dividing this area to create two bedrooms with a central bathroom. Velux sky lights to front aspect. Windows to either gable end.
Gated path to one side of house. Garden store. Access to front entrance and laundry/freezer room. Shingle terrace area immediately behind the house, accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room. Brick barbecue. Low level picket fencing with gate leading onto:
REAR GARDEN Laid to lawn. Fruit and specimen trees. Well screened on all sides by mature hedging, trees and shrubs. Raised heavy duty oil tank. Gated access onto Beech Grove at the rear boundary.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested. No guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
From Stockbridge proceed in a northerly direction on the A3057, passing through Leckford. Cross over the River Test beside ‘The Mayfly’ public house, across the next bridge, and turn right into Fullerton Road, signposted Wherwell. Proceed into the centre of the village and at the junction turn right/straight ahead, passing the war memorial on the right. Turn left into New Barn Lane, proceed round the sharp bend and on up to the property.
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