Wildhern, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
An attractive detached period cottage offering scope for improvement and extension (STPP), standing in an attractive mature southerly facing well enclosed garden, peacefully situated on the edge of the village
A charming detached period cottage which has the considerable benefit of not being Listed, standing within a garden of just under one quarter of an acre and offering scope for an extension (subject to planning consent) together with off-road parking and a timber garage in need of replacement. A former swimming pool, located in a secluded area of the south facing garden, has since been filled in however the plant for heating the pool is still in situ. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, dual aspect sitting room with bay window overlooking the rose garden and separate dining room (both with fireplaces) as well a kitchen with larder. The bathroom with separate cloakroom and useful boot room/store is also on the ground floor. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, the master bedroom currently being accessed through bedroom two, however this could be separated by installing a stud partition.
The property is situated in the village of Wildhern with easy access onto footpaths and bridleways. The village of Hatherden (approximately 1.5 miles) and Upton (approximately 1 mile) provide and infant and junior schools and public houses. Further facilities including a post office/store, church and public house are available in nearby Charlton and Andover (approximately six miles to the south) offers a comprehensive range of educational, shopping and leisure facilities and a main line railway station to London (Waterloo) in about an hour. The A303 provides first class road communications to the West Country, and to London via the M3 motorway. The towns of Hungerford and Newbury to the north are also within approximately twenty minutes’ drive.
Covered ENTRANCE PORCH Supported by exposed chamfered posts at gable end of the cottage, facing the village lane. Lantern style light. Quarry tiled floor. Wood panel door with bull’s eye glazed panel leads into:
RECEPTION HALL Turning staircase rising to first floor. Latch door into small understairs storage area. Full height small pane window to front aspect overlooking garden. Wall light. Storage radiator. Door into dining room. Opening into:
INNER HALL Quarry tiled floor. Doors to bathroom, cloakroom and boot room/store.
BATHROOM Panelled cast iron bath with tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Sliding glass door into large tiled enclosure with Mira Sport shower. Small pane obscure glazed window to rear aspect. Quarry tiled floor. Cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion and slatted shelving. Storage radiator.
CLOAKROOM High level WC with wooden seat. Quarry tiled floor. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect. Dimplex electric wall mounted heater.
BOOT ROOM / STORE Window to side aspect. Quarry tiled floor. Shelving. Meter/fuse box. Ceiling light point.
DINING ROOM Sash window to front aspect. Painted brick fireplace with hearth and exposed ceiling beam. Opening to side of chimney breast with door into sitting room and kitchen. Glazed double doors opening into an attractive front facing porch area with arched brick opening directly into front garden and inset arched windows to either side, quarry tiled floor.
SITTING ROOM (Cosy dual aspect room) Painted brick fireplace with display sill above and brick hearth. Shelving to either side of fireplace and low level media shelf with storage beneath. Large bay window to gable end with views over the side rose garden. Attractive sash window to front aspect overlooking part of the main garden. Exposed ceiling beam. Two storage radiators.
KITCHEN Stainless sink unit with mixer tap and drainer to either side. Roll top work surfaces. High and low level cupboards. Baumatic eye level oven/grill. Four ring Creda ceramic hob. Space and plumbing for slim-line dishwasher. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Double doors into pantry with shelving, quarry tiled floor and down lighters. Two small pane picture windows to rear aspect. Storage radiator. Access to loft space. Ledged and braced door to side garden. Further similar door into larder with quarry tiled floor, window to front aspect, shelving and light.
LANDING AREA Wall light. Panelled doors to bedrooms two and three.
BEDROOM THREE (Single bedroom) Window to front aspect. Access to loft space.
BEDROOM TWO (Good size double bedroom) Window to front aspect overlooking main garden. Step up and door to side of chimney breast into:
BEDROOM ONE (Double bedroom) Window to front aspect. Sliding door into wardrobe cupboard to side of chimney breast.
Access off village lane onto a gravelled track, shared with near neighbours. Five bar gate opens onto a gravelled parking area.
Attractive southerly facing gardens amounting to about 0.24 acres
SIDE GARDEN (Fronting the road) Ledged and braced gate and path leads to side entrance porch. Level area of lawn well enclosed by box hedging. Gateway onto gravelled track. Opening by holly tree into:
MAIN FRONT GARDEN This benefits from a southerly aspect and is laid mainly to lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders containing flowers, roses, specimen and fruit trees. The garden is well screened by tall hedging, mature trees and high feather edge fencing with trellis above. Screened area of garden (former swimming pool area) partly enclosed by box hedging and conifers.
To the opposite side of the cottage there is a westerly facing crazy paved terrace enclosed by a tile capped flint wall. Magnificent mature wisteria. Path leading to side rose garden enclosed by mixed hedging and continuing on to a potential vegetable garden area to side of driveway.
GARAGE (In need of replacement) Constructed of timber clad elevations beneath felt roof. Two garden sheds (one with boiler and plant for heating the pool). Heavy duty oil tank.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
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