Abbotts Ann, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A charming spacious semi-detached period cottage with attractive well stocked gardens featuring a private decked area bordering the Pill Hill Brook with an open view beyond over water meadows
A substantially extended Grade II Listed period cottage constructed of smooth rendered white washed elevations beneath a slate roof. The beautifully presented and surprisingly spacious accommodation comprises an entrance hall and cloakroom, large dual aspect double reception room featuring a beautiful inglenook fireplace with bread oven, well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with oak units, granite work surfaces, flagstone flooring and French doors opening onto the riverside garden. To the first floor there are three good size double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside the cottage is set well back from the lane and has the benefit of an attractive well stocked front garden and off-road parking. The rear garden backs onto the Pill Hill Brook and has views over the water meadows beyond.
The property is situated in Little Ann, on the edge of Abbotts Ann which has an award winning Post Office/store, excellent primary school, two public houses and a nearby garden centre. The area is a haven for those who enjoy country and riverside walks, and numerous sporting pursuits can be enjoyed nearby including horse racing at Newbury and Salisbury, motor racing at Thruxton, sailing on the Solent, and fishing on the celebrated River Test. The picturesque town of Stockbridge is about eight miles. Andover, approximately three miles away, offers a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and educational 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 Salisbury and Winchester are both within a half hour drive.
Overhead lantern style light. Part glazed stable door into:
ENTRANCE HALLWAY Wide opening into kitchen/breakfast room. Panelled door into cloakroom. Flagstone floor.
CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin with mixer tap, mirror above. Low level WC with concealed cistern, display shelf and cupboards above and to side. Ceramic tiled floor. Window to front aspect. Coat hooks. Central ceiling light point. Towel rail
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM (Recently refitted and beautifully appointed, large dual aspect room) Bow fronted Belfast style deep sink with mixer tap and separate drinking water and boiling water tap, granite drainer to side. Range of painted oak fronted high and low level units incorporating full height pull-out larder cupboard with shelving and tall cupboard to side. Polished granite work surfaces with similar upstand. Rangemaster Professional cooker with two ovens, separate grill and warming area, six ring gas hob, ceramic tiled splash back and extractor fan and light within stainless steel/glass hood above. Space for tall fridge/freezer. Integrated slim-line dishwasher. Bin store. Recess and plumbing for washer/dryer. Flagstone flooring. Two windows to side aspect with stone tiled sills. Small pane glazed double doors opening onto rear garden and afford fabulous open aspect over the River to water meadow and countryside beyond. Ceiling spot lights. Radiator. Wide opening into:
SUBSTANTIAL DUAL ASPECT DOUBLE RECEPTION ROOM
SITTING ROOM Feature deep inglenook fireplace with brick hearth and rustic oak beam above. Cast iron door into brick bread oven. High level framed display recess to either side of chimney breast. Small pane iron window to front aspect with deep display sill. Part glazed door to front porch (sealed and not in use). Exposed ceiling timber. Former doorway with display shelving. Radiator. Broad opening beneath exposed beam concealing steel into:
LARGE FAMILY DINING AREA Window to rear aspect with views over the River to water meadow beyond. Deep display sill. Pendant ceiling light point. Pine staircase rising to first floor with low half landing and window to rear aspect. Part glazed door to rear garden. Radiator.
LANDING Ceiling light point. Exposed floor boards. Pine latch doors into bedrooms and bathroom. High level cupboard concealing meter/fuse box.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large double bedroom with dressing area) Small pane iron window to front aspect with deep display sill. Wide exposed floor boards. Pendant ceiling light point. Latch doors into deep storage cupboard/wardrobe and further wardrobe with cupboard above. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO (Large double bedroom) Window with deep sill and uninterrupted view over water meadow and countryside. High level door into storage cupboard with shelving. Ceiling light point. Exposed wooden floor boards. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE (Dual aspect double bedroom) Window to rear and side aspect affording open views over the Pill Hill Brook and water meadow beyond. Exposed timber. Exposed floor boards. Access to loft space via large hatch. Ceiling light point. Door into deep cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with slatted shelving above. Double doors to built-in wardrobe cupboard. Two radiators.
LARGE BATHROOM White suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, splashback and wall mounted shower with folding glass screen. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Low level WC. Ceramic tiled floor. Small pane iron window to front aspect. Exposed beam. Ceiling light point. Radiator.
Open access off village lane onto shingle driveway providing parking for two large vehicles. Beautifully landscaped well stocked front cottage garden. To side of driveway Cotswold stone shingle pathways dissect herbaceous borders containing a wonderful variety of roses and mature shrubs, enclosed to the side by post and rail fencing and to the front by low privet hedging. Picket gate at rear of the parking area gives access to further shingle path with lavender borders to either side leading to front entrance porch, edged with climbing roses. Further small area of garden extends in front of the property, screened to the side by privet hedging and is laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. Shingle path continues round the side of the property and access through wrought iron gate into rear garden. Water tap. Small timber shed.
REAR GARDEN Compact and laid to lawn extending into a long timber deck with balustrade overlooking the Pill Hill Brook. This area of garden is a stunning feature of the property with wonderful views along the river and across to water meadow and countryside beyond.
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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