Monxton, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A beautifully presented semi-detached cottage style house with off-road parking, car port, garage and landscaped rear garden backing onto farmland, situated on the edge of the village
A charming semi-detached cottage style house, beautifully presented and much improved by the present owners with the benefit of double glazed windows as well as composite double glazed doors and cavity wall insulation. The characterful accommodation comprises oak frame entrance porch, central split level reception hall, dual aspect living room with fireplace and log burning stove, stunning open plan farmhouse style kitchen/dining room with Rayburn, bespoke kitchen units and oak work surfaces. There is also a wet room on the ground floor. To the first floor there are three good size bedrooms (two of which are large doubles) and an excellent well-appointed bathroom. The property sits back from the lane and has the benefit of gated off-road parking, a car port and single garage, whilst the main split level garden extends to the rear of the house with a choice of seating areas and views over the adjoining farmland.
The cottage is situated along a quiet lane near the heart of the village of Monxton, a Conservation Area, which has a village hall and church. The neighbouring village of Amport has a reputable primary school, picturesque village green, and The Hawk pub/restaurant, whilst Abbotts Ann (one mile away) also has an excellent primary school and village shop/post office. The nearby town of Andover offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities, as well as a mainline railway station providing fast access to Waterloo. There is also a railway station in the neighbouring village of Grateley, just a few minutes’ drive away. The A303 is close at hand allowing convenient access to the West Country and London, and the cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are both within approximately twenty five minutes’ drive.
Steps rise to pegged oak frame clay tiled PORCH supported by brick plinths with benches to either side. Vaulted ceiling with light. Part decorative obscure glazed door into:
RECEPTION HALL Oak flooring. Staircase with turned style balustrade rising to first floor with half landing featuring wide arch with LED down lighters. Window to front aspect. Fuse boxes. Alcove with hanging rail and shelf. Part decorative glazed doors to living room and open plan kitchen/breakfast room. Further panel door into wet room.
LIVING ROOM (Large light and airy reception room) Open brick fireplace housing a rolled steel log burning stove on slate hearth. Recess to either side of chimney breast. Wall light points. Bay window to front aspect. Sliding patio door and glazed panel to side opening onto rear terrace with views over the garden.
OPEN PLAN FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN / DINING ROOM (Triple aspect room featuring a beautifully hand-crafted fitted kitchen with ash fronted units by Murdoch Troon) Twin ceramic Belfast style sink unit with mixer tap. Solid oak block work surfaces with similar upstand and window sills. Comprehensive range of high and low level cupboards, drawers including deep pan drawers. Alcove with dresser style unit, space and plumbing for fridge/freezer, cupboards above, double fronted larder cupboard and broom/ironing store. Oil fired two oven Rayburn with double hob (also providing central heating and domestic hot water) with coloured glass splash back and exposed flue. Integrated dishwasher. Limestone effect tiled floor. Five windows on three aspects. Part glazed stable style composite door opening onto rear terrace and garden. LED down lighters with dimmer switch.
WET ROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath. Glass shelf and mirror above. Low level WC. Frameless screen into fully tiled wet area with overhead shower. LED down lighters. Extractor fan. Chrome towel radiator.
LANDING Balustrade continues overlooking stairwell. Window to front aspect with country views. Loft hatch. Pendant light point. Panel doors to:
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large double bedroom) Three windows to rear aspect with views over the garden and adjoining farmland. Pendant light point. Two built-in wardrobe cupboards.
BEDROOM TWO (Substantial dual aspect double bedroom) Window to side aspect. Skeiling ceiling with Two Velux lights to rear aspect with views over farmland. Pendant light point. Cupboard housing Flowmaster pressurised hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Low door into eaves storage.
BEDROOM THREE (Small double/large single bedroom) Window to front aspect with country views. Pendant light point.
BATHROOM White suite comprising tile panelled bath with mixer tap/shower attachment and overhead shower, folding glass screen. Wash hand basin with mixer tap set into Corian top with tiled splash back, cupboards beneath. Low level WC. Porcelain tiled floor and fully tiled walls with feature walls. Chrome towel radiator. Obscure glazed window to side aspect. LED down lighters. Extractor fan.
The property fronts onto Broad Road, a quiet lane leading to the centre of the village. Tarmacadam approach through twin five bar gates onto wide tarmacadam drive providing plenty of parking and leading to a large car port and garage. Steps up through picket gate to lavender edged path leading to the front entrance porch, with lawn and well stocked borders to either side. The garden is well enclosed on either side by timber fencing and hedging with picket fencing to the front boundary.
CAR PORT Constructed of painted brick pillars beneath a resin flo-coated roof (also extending over the garage). Light and power connected. Oil tank. Outside tap. Steel door with personnel door leads into:
GARAGE / WORKSHOP Light and power connected. Window to rear aspect. Laundry area with roll top work surface with tiled splash back, shelving above, cupboards beneath, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Composite personnel door opens into:
REAR GARDEN Paved/gravel terrace immediately to the rear of the property with herb border adjacent to the back door. Painted rendered brick capped retaining walls with rose and flower borders. Steps rise to the multi-level garden comprising two sleeper edged lawns, gravelled area with vegetable bed. Paved terrace at rear corner boundary affording beautiful views over the immediately adjoining farmland. Fruit trees and bamboo. The garden is well enclosed by brick walling with trellis and shiplap fencing.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
POST CODE SP11 8AT.
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Tel. 01264 810702
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