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St Mary Bourne, Andover, Hampshire SP11

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Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • St Mary Bourne Primary School0.2 miles
  • Smannell and Enham Church of England (Aided) Primary School2.6 miles
  • Whitchurch (Hampshire)3 miles
  • Andover4.9 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • A most attractive detached period cottage with characterful
  • Level rear garden bordering the Bourne Rivulet with views to
  • Entrance hall. Living/dining room. Sitting room. Study. K
  • Principal bedroom. 2 further bedrooms. Bathroom
  • External utility/work room. Parking.
  • Level well enclosed landscaped gardens with rural views

A detached Grade II Listed period cottage with an attractive brick and flint/ brick elevations beneath a thatched roof with utility and veranda lean-to extensions to the rear. The characterful accommodation comprises a dual aspect living/dining room and dual aspect sitting room (each featuring a beautiful inglenook fireplace), a kitchen/breakfast room and separate study. The first floor is accessed via two separate staircases arranged either side of the central chimney breast with the principal bedroom and bathroom on one side. The other staircase rises into the third bedroom that adjoins bedroom two. (Agent’s Note: There may be scope to create a bathroom within the study at the foot of these stairs to serve this end of the cottage). The property has the benefit of an off-road parking space and an attractive level garden with views towards paddocks and countryside.

The property is situated in the sought-after village of St Mary Bourne, renowned for its many period houses and cottages and the surrounding undulating countryside. The village has a primary school, doctor’s surgery, church, modern village hall, a Post Office and shop, as well as two public houses. An excellent rail service to Waterloo is available from Whitchurch, about three miles distant. The nearby towns of Andover (5 miles) and Newbury also offer fast mainline rail services to Waterloo and Paddington respectively, together with a comprehensive range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities. The cathedral city of Winchester is approximately twenty minutes’ drive away. The A34 and A303 roads and M3 and M4 motorways are all within easy reach.

Lantern style light. Painted panelled door with small pane windows to either side leading into:

Entrance hall Exposed ceiling timbers. Wall light. Terracotta tiled floor. Panel door into sitting room. Opening and step down into:

Living / dining room (Dual aspect reception room) Superb inglenook fireplace housing a rolled steel log burning stove on brick hearth with exposed timber above. Deep recess to one side of chimney breast, ideal for bureau/book shelving. Small pane picture window to front aspect. Small pane glazed double doors to rear aspect opening onto the veranda with views over part of the rear garden to paddock land and countryside beyond. Exposed ceiling beams and timber. Electric underfloor heating. Wall lights. Turning staircase (one) with rope balustrade rising to first floor. Panel door into kitchen/breakfast room.

Sitting room Beautiful inglenook fireplace with herringbone brick hearth, exposed beam above. Exposed framework to one wall, ceiling beam and timbers. Small pane picture window to front aspect. Wall lights. Terracotta tiled floor with electric underfloor heating. Door concealing turning staircase (two) rising to first floor. Low pane latch door into:

Study (Dual aspect) Windows to front and rear aspect. Exposed ceiling joists and framework to one wall. Wall light. Quarry tiled floor. Storage recess beneath staircase (two). Shelving.

Kitchen / breakfast room Ceramic twin bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Hand-built cream washed high and low level cupboards and drawers. Solid beech work surfaces with inset granite food-prep area. Under-counter double oven and grill. Four ring Calor gas hob above with extractor hood above. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Integrated Hotpoint dishwasher. Plinth kick heater. Small pane windows to front and gable end aspect (gable end overlooking main rear garden). Rustic slate flooring. Space for small table. Exposed ceiling joists and framework to one wall. Ledged and braced stable style door to front aspect. Understairs storage are beneath staircase (one). Wall light.

First floor Top of staircase (one)

small landing Light. Panel doors to principal bedroom and bathroom.

Principal bedroom (Double bedroom) Exposed brick chimney breast. Exposed purlins, wall plate and framework. Window to front aspect. Pendant light point. Oak display shelf on decorative brackets. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard with chest of drawers to side and end cupboard into eaves. Low door to side of chimney breast leading to bedroom two.

Bathroom (Good size) White suite comprising bath with tiled surround and wall mounted shower. Wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and low level WC. Cork tiled floor. Low eaves storage cupboards. Small pane window at gable end. Exposed purlins. Ceiling light point. Two hatches into the loft. Radiator with towel rail over.

Bedroom two (Double bedroom) Exposed brick chimney breast, purlins wall plates, wind braces and framework. Built-in wardrobe with sliding door, chest of drawers to side with low cupboard into eaves. Pendant light point. Panel door into:

Bedroom three Staircase (two) descends into sitting room. Display sill to side with screened storage area beneath. Exposed pine floor boards. Window to front and side aspect. Exposed beams. Pendant light point.

The front boundary is enclosed by low brick walling with central opening and block paved path leading to the front entrance. Cobbled enclosed frontage with inset roses, shrubs and magnificent Wisteria trained to the front and gable end of the cottage. Brick and flint retained border to side boundary. To opposite gable end there is open access off the village road onto a gravelled parking area for one or two vehicles. There is scope to extend the driveway into part of the garden (subject to any required consents). Five bar gate at rear of drive opens into:

Rear garden Wide covered veranda immediately behind the cottage with exposed timber posts, roses and wisteria to side and decked floor with light point. Herringbone block paved area by doors leading into the living/dining room. External panel door into:

Large utility / work room Stainless steel sink unit with drainer to side, cupboards beneath. Space and plumbing for washing machine with room to stack dryer above. Grant oil fired boiler. Two small pane picture windows to rear aspect with views towards paddocks. Herringbone brick paved flooring. Meter/fuse box. Exposed brick and timber work to one elevation.

A brick edged paved terrace surrounds the veranda with low brick retaining wall with lavender and flower borders. The garden is level and laid mainly to lawn with well stocked surrounding borders with an abundance of spring bulbs and perennials, shrubs and specimen trees, two apple trees and four silver birch trees. The rear boundary is enclosed by post and wire fencing and there are attractive views over the Bourne rivulet/winterbourne (currently dry). The whole of the rear garden enjoys an open aspect over paddock land and countryside. Further split level patio area at end of utility/work room extension. Raised oil tank.
Garden store brick construction beneath corrugated roof, window and door to side (in need of replacement).

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 6AR.

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1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Evans & Partridge or the vendors or lessors.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of Evans & Partridge has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Evans & Partridge is the trading name for Armstrong Partridge Limited (Company no. 10437262)
Registered in England at Agriculture House, High Street, Stockbridge SO20 6HF

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