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4 bedroom character property for sale

Balmoral Close, Alton, Hampshire

Withdrawn from Market £525,000

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Believed to date from the Regency period, a significant 4 bedroomed portion of a substantial character house affording accommodation of grandeur and scale.

Bedroom One 
12' 1'' x 11' 4'' (3.68m x 3.45m)
Replacement sash double glazed window providing far reaching views of surrounding countryside. Boiler cupboard housing Potterton Performa 30HE boiler. Built-in wardrobe, TV point, radiator.

Bedroom Two 
16' 6'' x 10' 10'' (5.03m x 3.30m)
Double glazed replacement sash window overlooking rear garden, deep skirting boards two built-in wardrobes, radiator. TV point.

Bedroom Three 
12' 1'' x 8' 7'' (3.68m x 2.61m)
Double glazed replacement sash window overlooking Front, deep skirting boards, telephone point, TV point, radiator.

En-suite Shower Room 
Fashionable white suite comprising pedestal wash basin, low level wc, shower cubicle cubicle with chrome fitment, replacement double glazed sash window, radiator.

Bedroom Four 
8' 6'' x 7' 4'' (2.59m x 2.23m)
Double glazed side aspect replacement sash window, double radiator, replacement skirting boards. TV point, telephone point.

Family Bathroom 
Replacement sash window providing far reaching views over surrounding countryside and Victorian influenced suite comprising panel enclosed bath with ornate chrome mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Ornate pedestal wash basin and low level wc, original skirting boards, laminate flooring, radiator, ceiling beam, ceramic wall tiling and recessed spotlights.

The property is approached via a five bar gate leading to a parking area suitable for a number of vehicles. A picket fence with gate leads to:

The Gardens 
Predominantly lawned and wrapping round two sides of the property and offering lovely views towards the North Downs. Also there is a rear garden with access directly from the French windows in the dining room, this garden is fully enclosed with fencing and hedging is terraced with retaining walls, paving and shingle with shrub and plant borders.

From Alton town centre take Lenten Street out of town, this turns into the Basingtoke Road, proceed on Basingstoke Road turning left into Highridge. At the T-junction turn left whilst still in Highrigdge - follow the road down into Princess Drive, turn left into Balmoral Close, bear right at the bottom and the property will be found a short way along on the left hand side.

13' 11'' x 12' 2'' (4.24m x 3.71m)
Stable door to garden, complementary double glazed side windows. A wealth of exposed brickwork walls, laminate flooring, corner area housing electrical meters and fuses, gas meter, central gas Aga. The oak kitchen is fitted as follows - One and a half bowl ceramic sink unit with swan neck mixer set in granite enhanced work surface with cupboards beneath, return work surface with cupboards and drawers, open shelved corner unit. Recess and plumbing for automatic dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, comprehensive array of eye level units incorporating china display cabinets, plate rack and display shelving. Small area of ceramic wall tiling, tv point.

First Floor 
Approached via original staircase with ornate turned balustrade. Galleried Landing With matching balustrade, replacement authentic skirting boards, large loft hatch providing access to large loft space.

Originating in circa 1820 and more recently the subject of division into three individual homes. This charming wing retains many glorious features such as an original staircase, high ceilings, panelled doors, deep skirting boards and some stripped floors. Various improvements have taken place which include carefully selected and authentic feeling double glazed sash windows, an oak fitted kitchen with Aga, modern fitted bathrooms and log burning stoves. The property lies at the end of a well regarded residential cul-de-sac consisting mainly detached houses, set on the immediate outskirts of the historic market town of Alton. A network of local footpaths lead to a number of town locations together with Ackender Wood and Brick Kiln Lane whilst within 0.7 mile is the High Street offering a wide range of shops which include Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Boots and M & S along with an array of pubs, a wine bar and restaurants. The property offers stunning panoramic views over the...

Ground Floor 
Grand front door with original casing, leaded light fitments and original brass bell-pull through to:

Entrance Hall 
Exposed original timber flooring, two radiators, telephone point, Door to:

16' 5'' x 10' 11'' (5.00m x 3.32m)
The cellar has recently been tanked and plastered ready for use as a TV room/playroom. There is a TV point and several double plug sockets.

Drawing Room 
27' 11'' x 12' 7'' (8.50m x 3.83m)
Boasting a double aspect over the side garden via original windows and towards the front via a large quality double glazed sash fitment, replacement authentic deep skirting boards, exposed timber ceiling beams, fireplace with raised hearth and wood burning stove, tv point, wall lights.

Dining Room 
16' 8'' x 12' 5'' (5.08m x 3.78m)
French windows to rear garden, replacement skirting boards. Radiator, recessed spotlights, coving, large central fireplace with exposed brick surround and wood burning stove, ceramic tiled hearth.

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Added on Rightmove:
12 October 2015


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