Goodworth Clatford, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A handsome Edwardian style detached 1920s house completely modernised to an extremely high standard and offering well-appointed, tastefully presented family accommodation together with an attractively landscaped garden of 0.35 acres with country views situated on the edge of this highly sought-after village
An extremely light and airy detached 1920s family house with colour washed elevations beneath a tiled roof with the benefit of a detached double garage, off-road parking and beautifully well-stocked gardens and grounds extending to 0.35 acres. The present owners moved out of the property in recent years to enable its thorough and professional refurbishment to an extremely high standard, including re-roofing, re-plumbing, re-wiring and the replacement of all the windows and doors. The elegant accommodation comprises a reception hall and cloakroom, stunning dual aspect drawing room with part vaulted ceiling and inset log burner, sitting room and dining room (both dual aspect), high quality kitchen/breakfast room by Mereway Kitchens with Aga, integrated appliances, stone work surfaces and island, as well as a useful boot room. To the first floor there four large double bedrooms, the principal bedroom benefiting from a large luxury en suite bathroom, and there is also a separate family shower room.
The property is situated along Church Lane in the sought-after village of Goodworth Clatford, close to the church and within short walking distance of the River Anton. The village has a Post Office/store, church, primary school and two public houses. Andover, a short drive away, offers a more comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities, as well as a mainline railway station providing fast services to Waterloo. The picturesque town of Stockbridge, traversed by the celebrated River Test, is approximately five miles away to the south, and the A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to London and the West Country.
SCHOOLING AND RECREATION There is excellent schooling (private and state) in the area in addition to the primary school in the village. Stockbridge has primary and secondary schools; Kings and Peter Symonds Sixth Form College are located in Winchester and there are Grammar Schools in Salisbury. Farleigh Preparatory School is within a short drive; other local public schools include Winchester College and St Swithun’s in Winchester, Godolphin, Chafyn Grove and the Cathedral School in Salisbury. There is excellent fishing on the River Test and a golf course in Leckford as well as two in Andover.
Wide brick edged steps rise to covered ENTRANCE PORCH Exposed gallows brackets. Quarry tiled floor. Ornate lantern style lights to either side of a hardwood part leaded obscure glazed door with glazing above and full height glazing to either side.
LARGE CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Turning staircase with exposed turns style balustrade to either side rising to first floor. Decorative ceramic tiled floor. Two pendant light points. Picture rail. Deep skirting boards. Panel doors with brass furniture into drawing room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room and:
CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin with mixer tap set in roll top sill with decorative ceramic tiled splash back, cupboard beneath. Low level WC with concealed cistern, shelf above, cupboards to either side. Ceramic tiled floor. Ceiling light point. Extractor fan.
DRAWING ROOM (Impressive dual aspect reception room) High vaulted ceiling at one end with apex glazing to rear aspect and pelmet down lighters. Glazed double doors with full height glazing to either side opening onto split level terrace and garden with views to countryside and meadow beyond. Two large windows to side aspect. Pendant light point. Picture rail. Inset log burning stove with polished granite hearth, recess to either side of chimney breast, one with bevel edged glazed double doors opening into:
FORMAL DINING ROOM (Dual aspect) Attractive open fireplace (currently not in use) with patterned ceramic tiled hearth and inserts. Wide bay window with bespoke shutters to front aspect. Large window to side aspect. Pendant light point. Picture rail.
SITTING ROOM (Dual aspect) Large Bay window with bespoke shutters to front aspect. Window to side aspect. Pendant light point. Picture rail.
LUXURY KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM (By Mereway Kitchens)
Kitchen Franke twin bowl sinks with mixer tap with retractable hand held jet, Quooker instant boiling water tap and polished granite drainer. Extensive range of contemporary high gloss fronted cupboards and drawers incorporating deep pan drawers, utensil cupboards with roller doors and larder style cupboards. Integrated larder fridge, drinks fridge with freezer box, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and recycling bins. Neff combination oven, further oven below with slid-under door. Oil fired Aga with double hob and two ovens (available by separate negotiation). Long polished granite work surfaces with coloured glass splash backs. Central granite topped island with storage beneath and breakfast bar to one end with inset four zone induction hob with extractor above. Karndean flooring. Window to side aspect. LED down lighters.
Breakfast Area Space for table, settees etc. Glazed double doors beneath oak frame tiled porch opening onto terrace and garden. Window to side aspect. Karndean flooring.
BOOT ROOM Karndean flooring. Coat hooks. High level cupboards (one with meter/fuse box). Window to rear aspect.
GALLERIED LANDING Hatch to loft space. Turned style balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Window to front aspect. Two pendant light points. Built-in shelving. Panel doors with brass furniture into bedrooms, shower room and cupboard with a pressurised Tempest hot water cylinder, expansion tank and slatted shelving.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large double bedroom) Bay window to front aspect with bespoke shutters. Range of built-in furniture comprising wardrobe cupboards, drawers and glass topped bedside units. Picture rail. Pendant light point. Panel door into:
Large En Suite Bathroom Contemporary wash hand basin with mixer tap, drawers beneath, mirror above. Panelled double ended bath with mixer tap, retractable hand held attached, tiled surround. Low level WC. Sliding doors into large tiled shower enclosure. Chrome towel radiator. Part tiled walls. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. Down lighters. Extractor fan. Lockable door onto landing.
BEDROOM TWO (Large double bedroom) Bay window to front aspect with bespoke shutters. Pendant light point. Picture rail. Chimney breast with built-in cupboards to either side.
BEDROOM THREE (Large double bedroom) Picture window with glorious distant country views to rear aspect. Pendant light point.
BEDROOM FOUR (Double bedroom) Chimney breast with recess to either side. Window to side aspect with views across meadows. Ceiling light point with four spot lights.
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, drawer beneath, mirror front cabinet above. Low level WC with shaver socket and mirror fronted cabinet above. Shower area with frameless glass screen. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. Down lights. Chrome towel radiator.
FRONT GARDEN Splayed shingle entrance off village road with rustic post and rail fencing to either side of twin five bar gates opening onto a sweeping block edged driveway leading round the side of the property to the garage and parking/turning area. The front garden is attractively landscaped and well stocked, screened to the side by high brick/flint walling and to the front by post and rail fencing. Block edged central lawn with surrounding borders. Further shrub borders with specimen trees. Path and steps lead to front entrance porch with border to either side. Tile capped wall between house and garage with climbing roses and gate giving access into:
MAIN GARDEN Extends to the side and rear of the property. The side garden comprises a level lawn with shrubs and fig tree. Personnel door into garage. The main rear garden comprises a substantial split level curved terrace with several sitting areas. Large lawn with insert herbaceous borders and an abundance of shrubs, specimen trees and two silver birch. The garden is well enclosed by post and rail, close boarded fencing, laurel and hedging. Decked courtyard area to side boundary enclosed on three sides by colour-washed walls.
Raised oil tank. Timber garden shed. The property benefits from a private water supply for the garden via boreholes with three stand pipes located around the grounds. The rear boundary hedge line is kept low affording views beyond towards countryside and a vineyard.
DOUBLE GARAGE Constructed of colour washed elevations beneath a tiled roof. Up and over electric door to front. Personnel door to side. Light and power connected.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
POST CODE: SP11 7HL.
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