Goodworth Clatford, Andover, Hampshire Sp11
A charming detached four bedroom cottage with a stunning mature private garden of about two thirds of an acre that has been tastefully landscaped and divided into interesting separate areas by the present owners
A detached Grade II Listed cottage with cream washed elevations beneath a thatched roof featuring a beautiful oak frame garden room extension and a useful detached garage/workshop with garden WC, both under tiled roofs. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing virtually throughout. There is comprehensive accommodation that comprises an entrance hall, reception hall, cloaks cupboard and ground floor shower room, sitting room, garden room, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room and large utility. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. The salient feature of this beautiful cottage is the mature south easterly facing rear garden that enjoys great privacy and peace and backs onto water meadows.
The property is situated in the heart of 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.
ENTRANCE PORCH Pegged oak framework. Slate floor. Solid oak panel door with window and full height glazing to either side leading into:
ENTRANCE HALL Tiled floor. Down lighters. Two large latch doors into storage cupboards with shelving and wine racking. Oak/glazed door into:
RECEPTION HALL Staircase rising to first floor. Small pane window to side aspect. Down lighters. Opening into inner hall. Wall light. Panelled door to:
CLOAKS ROOM Porcelain tiled floor. Coat hooks with shelf over. Down lighters. Access to loft void. Latch door into:
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM Contemporary white suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath and corner WC. Frameless glass door and step up into large fully tiled wet area with shower, and featuring a stylish curved mosaic tiled wall. Porcelain tiled floor. Small pane window to side aspect. Down lighters. Extractor fan.
INNER HALL Window to side aspect. Wall light. Panelled latch doors into sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room.
SITTING ROOM Attractive wide brick open fireplace with raised brick hearth and exposed beam over, deep alcove to side with media shelf and display shelving. Chamfered exposed ceiling timber. Two large small pane windows to side aspect (both with window seats). Wall lights. Exposed framework. Wide opening beneath beam into hallway with arched display recess, exposed framework, radiator, small pane glazed door into garden room and latch door into study.
GARDEN ROOM A superb extension, beautifully constructed with pegged oak framework and featuring a vaulted ceiling with four king post trusses. Full glazing on both side aspects, full height wide glazing to rear aspect with central double doors opening onto terrace with attractive views over the formal garden. Slate paved floor with under floor heating. Two sky lights.
STUDY Exposed framework to two elevations. Small pane window to rear aspect with views through garden room. Built-in oak desk with shelving above.
DINING ROOM Former fireplace with exposed beam above, display shelf over, recess to side with built-in cupboard and shelving above. Two cupboards, one shelved with central heating controls, the other housing the Grant condensing oil fired boiler. Exposed ceiling timber. Two small pane windows to side aspect, one with window seat. Parquet flooring. Serving hatch. Wall lights.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Circular ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Hardwood edged ceramic work surfaces with similar splash back. Range of high and low cupboards and drawers. Integrated Neff double oven and grill. Neff four ring ceramic hob with extractor fan and light above. Ceramic tiled floor. Exposed ceiling timbers. Breakfast bar with stools, storage beneath. Two windows to front aspect. Tall storage cupboard. Wide open arch into:
LARGE UTILITY ROOM Picture window to side aspect. Half glazed door and window to side to rear aspect. Ceramic tiled floor. Ceramic work surface with double sink unit, mixer tap and drainer, cupboards beneath and bin store. Integrated Neff dishwasher. Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Down lighters. Tall shelved larder style cupboard with integrated Miele fridge and freezer to side.
CENTRAL LANDING Window to side aspect. Beams. Wall lights. Latch doors into bedrooms, bathroom, cloakroom and shelved linen cupboard.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (Large dual aspect double bedroom) Two windows providing views over the formal garden. Small pane window to front aspect. Exposed wall plates and framework. Built-in wardrobe cupboards. Wall lights.
BEDROOM TWO (Double bedroom) Small pane window to side aspect. Exposed wall plate. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard with cupboard above. Access to loft space via hatch. Wall lights.
BEDROOM THREE (Dual aspect twin bedroom) Small pane windows to front and side aspect. Built-in wardrobe cupboard. Exposed framework. Wall lights.
BEDROOM FOUR (Single bedroom) Small pane window to front aspect. Exposed wall plate, framework and chimney breast. T&G panelling to one wall. Cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder, shelving above. Access to loft space via hatch. Spot lights.
BATHROOM Well appointed with contemporary white suite comprising tiled double ended bath with surrounding sill and central mixer tap. Wash hand basin on stand with mixer tap, cupboard beneath, mirror/light above and mosaic glass splash back, shaver socket and spot lights over. Large glass/tiled enclosure housing shower. Porcelain tiled floor. Towel radiator. Wall light. Exposed framework. Extractor fan.
CLOAKROOM (Split level) White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard beneath and low level WC, both with tiled splash back. Shaver socket. Porcelain tiled floor. Beam. Spot lights. Extractor fan.
Gardens and grounds extending to about 0.66 acres
Access off village street to one side of the cottage onto a block paved driveway providing parking for several cars. Attractive raised timber retained well stocked borders to either side of driveway. Brick/flint wall to boundary. Steps descend to entrance porch. To the opposite side of the cottage a picket gate opens into:
FRONT GARDEN Laid to lawn. Herbaceous borders. Roses. Three old apple trees. Block paved path leads to high gate opening into:
Formal Garden: Beautifully designed block paved/decked terrace area extending around the garden room with ornamental features and trees. Gravelled area with wildlife pond, aluminium greenhouse and garage block. Fabulous herbaceous borders with specimen trees, old apple trees, weeping willow. Great degree of privacy and all well enclosed by fencing and hedging plants. Copper Beech tree to rear of garden and Japanese inspired garden area.
Meadow Garden: Lawns. Wild flower area. Scots pine. Stone edge pond with rockery to side, shrubs and trees. Access to side of privet hedge into:
Vegetable Garden: Two large soft fruit/vegetable beds. Raised borders. Two topiary knot gardens. Wild garden area. Trellis with central walk-way with mature grape vine and climbing roses. Bark areas used for bonfire and compost. Storage. Mature Yew tree.
Wild Wooded Garden: Mature trees, bluebells and an abundance of interesting flora. Meandering paths through the wooded area. Raised deck with trellis to rear boundary with fabulous views over the adjoining water meadows. The present vendors use this as a ‘get away/picnic destination’.
GARAGE BLOCK Constructed of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof with a flat roof extension to side. Up and over door to front. Light and power. Shelving. Access to loft space via hatch.
Workshop Area: Work bench. Shelving. Power points. Window to side aspect. Opening into inner lobby with window and door to outside.
Garden WC: External access. Wash hand basin.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
From Stockbridge proceed in northerly direction on the A3057 towards Andover, continuing through Leckford and over the River Test by ‘The Mayfly’ public house. Proceed for approximately two miles and turn left into Church Lane, signposted Goodworth Clatford. Proceed to the T-junction, turn left and the property will be found on the left hand side.
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