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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Four Marks/Ropley village borders, Hampshire

Guide Price £495,000

Property Description

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Occupying an elevated setting on the Four Marks/Ropley village borders with extensive grounds on a 0.86 acre plot, a colonial style 3 double bedroom detached bungalow with scope to improve or possibly replace.

Description 
The property is believed to date from the 1920s and occupies an unusual location opposite a broad tract of rolling Hampshire countryside bisected by the Watercress Steam Railway line and with frontage to the A31 main road as it leaves Four Marks village and enters the parish of Ropley in an area known historically as Soke Hill. In the occupation of the same family for some 50 years, the construction is typical of many bungalows originating in the area during the era between the World Wars. Subject to the necessary planning, building and physical requirements, there may be potential to redevelop the bungalow with a new replacement dwelling. Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries - see Planning Authority details as shown. The property enjoys open views to the front, established gardens immediately adjoining the bungalow, natural and wooded areas within the grounds and a South Easterly rear aspect. There is uPVC double glazing incorporating fanlights and...

Location 
Occupying a prominent hilltop setting with Westerly views towards Winchester, the property is elevated above a short section of dual carriageway on the A31 being the last property on the rural outskirts of Four Marks village. This substantial and thriving village has a highly rated primary school, recreation complex, parish church and village hall together with a useful selection of shops including 2 mini stores, a bakers, M&S garage outlet, doctors and vets surgeries, and buses. The village also has a garden centre, golf course, pond at Swelling Hill and the Watercress Steam Railway Line. The A31 allows access to not only the old market town of Alton (High Street 5.6 miles) with its rail service to Waterloo (minimum journey time 67 minutes) but also to Winchester, Farnham & Guildford. The Meon Valley lies to the South leading to coastal cities and sailing facilities. Alton and Alresford provide senior schools with private establishments at Bedales and Churchers,...

Reception Hall 
30' 2'' x 5' 5'' (9.19m x 1.65m) including built-in larder
Front aspect. White panelled composite multi bolt locking front door. Part glazed divider. Dimplex storage heater, telephone point. Fitted corner cupboard housing electric consumer units, electric meter and time clock, shelved cupboard below. Sliding door to walk-in larder - shelving, light. From reception hall, archway and step to:-

Inner Hall 
18' 1'' x 3' 4'' (5.51m x 1.02m)
Front garden aspect. Built-in airing cupboard - recessed hot water cylinder, immersion heater, time clock.

Sitting Room 
14' 6'' x 11' 5'' (4.42m x 3.48m)
Twin aspect - front and side including seasonal distant views. Dimplex storage heater, 4 fitted wall lights, 2 dimmer switches, coved ceiling. Part glazed panelled door to inner hall.

Dining Room 
14' 4'' x 11' 8'' (4.37m x 3.55m)
Rear garden aspect. Also in 'borrowed light' window to reception hall. Dimplex storage heater. Part glazed panelled door to inner hall. Opening to:-

Kitchen 
14' 4'' x 7' 10'' (4.37m x 2.39m)
Rear garden aspect via rear hall. Also ' borrowed light' window to reception hall. Fitted with lightly flecked units incorporating wood trim with laminated worktops and split level breakfast bar. Integrated AEG 2 ring electric hob (only 1 halogen, 1 standard operational), inset white single drainer sink with mixers and split level AEG Competence white electric double oven (only top oven operational). Providing extensive floor cupboards, top drawers, concealed AEG fridge and double pelmetted part glazed wall cabinets with some worktop lighting and end display shelves. Tiled splashbacks, vinyl tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine. Fluorescent light. Hatch to loft. Half glazed door to:-

Rear Hall 
8' 6'' x 5' 3'' (2.59m x 1.60m)
Triple aspect. White corner hand basin, quarry tiled floor, power. French door to rear garden.

Bedroom One 
14' 7'' x 9' 1'' (4.44m x 2.77m) including fitted wardrobes
Rear garden aspect. Dimplex storage heater, textured ceiling.

Bedroom Two 
14' 1'' x 9' 5'' (4.29m x 2.87m)
At far end of reception hall. Rear aspect. Dimplex storage heater, coving, mini strip/shaver light, 2 fitted wall lights.

Bedroom Three 
11' 0'' x 9' 4'' (3.35m x 2.84m)
Side aspect. Dimplex convector heater, coved ceiling, thermoplastic tiled floor.

Shower Room 
11' 0'' x 8' 0'' (3.35m x 2.44m) overall
White suite of gated shower with Aqualisa fitment, pedestal wash basin and WC. Part limestone effect surrounds, vinyl flooring. Side window. Dimplex vertical electric heater/towel rails, shaver socket. Fitted pine double louvred linen cupboard. Hatch to loft.

Outside 

Front Drive/Parking 
Tarmacadam style surface with front screening hedge and raised stone flower border. Front gate and path to reception hall door.

Gardens & Grounds 
The front has raised stone flower and shrubbery borders with lawn and paved perimeter path. Steps with bank of evergreens. The rear garden has path and stone wall beside back door with lawn flanked by circular stone feature with wall below and magnolia tree beyond. Towards the North Easterly side boundary are mixed trees. Paved terrace with natural area and several trees beyond. The grounds then substantially widen to a wild flower meadow on the South Easterly side leading to a derelict summer house and circular box hedge garden and hidden pond amongst natural vegetation.

Overall Plot Size 0.86 acre (0.35 hectare) 

Local Authority 
East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Durford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX www.easthants.gov.uk Tel: 01730 266551

NB 
1. Our vendor clients will be retaining a strip of land inside the South Westerly boundary to access their land, an acreage, to the rear. This strip will include the right hand driveway and garage and will measure approximately 300' in length by the driveway width widening to about 23' from the garage area to the back boundary. Appropriate rights of way will be given for both our clients and the future owners of Brendon over relevant parts of the side area and front area of the existing drive. The ingoing purchaser will be responsible for fencing the new boundary from the vicinity of the garage to the rear boundary. The land retained by our clients at the rear consists of a small area of garden with the remainder natural including coppice. 2. The summerhouse at the North Easterly side of the bungalow is excluded from the sale with our clients responsible for its removal and relocation.

Services 
We understand from our clients that the property has mains electricity and water. The private drainage is to a septic tank located beyond the garage within the strip of land retained by our clients.

Directions 
From Alton, take the A31 towards Winchester and pass through Four Marks village. When leaving the village still on the A31 passing Barn Lane on the left near the end of the 30mph speed limit, Brendon is the second property on the left but not readily in view. Extreme care needs to be taken and please consult the sole agents before visiting with all appointments being accompanied and by prior appointment.

NOWJO/EAL616042 

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13 July 2016

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  • Alton (5.4 mi)
  • Bentley (10.1 mi)
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Warren Powell-Richards, Alton

78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

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78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Alton (5.4 mi)
  • Bentley (10.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Warren Powell-Richards, Alton

78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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